The Gumtree Blog

Anti Black Friday – join our movement against wasteful buying!

Wednesday 23 November 2016, by

Black Friday – the time of the year when hundreds of thousands of Brits go in to a shopping frenzy; frantically running around shopping centres while hunting for the best deals on brand new TVs, tablets, blenders and countless other bits and bobs. A whopping £627 million  (£133 per person) is spent in Britain alone …read more

All aboard the #UpcycleRevolution bus!

Monday 27 June 2016, by

As you all know by now, we’re pretty big on upcycling and we’ve created the #UpcycleRevolution to celebrate! Once again we’ll be celebrating our annual #NationalUpcyclingDay on June 24th – show off your upcycling skills on social, join in our all-day Twitter party or start your first ever project – whatever you’re doing, share it …read more

#UpcycleRevolution spot the bus competition

Saturday 25 June 2016, by

TERMS AND CONDITIONS #UpcycleRevolution spot the bus COMPETITION June 2016 Article 1: Promoter The company Gumtree.com Limited, 5 New Street Square, London, United Kingdom, organises a competition named ‘#UpcycleRevolution spot the bus competition’ hereinafter referred to as “the Promotion”. Article 2: Notice of the Promotion The Promotion and the Terms and Conditions will be available …read more

The Start of Something Special

Thursday 7 January 2016, by

Notice anything different? On Thursday 7 January 2016, we revealed a major rebranding with the launch of our new logo, brand identity, tone of voice and huge improvements across our mobile and desktop site – ready to make an even better experience for you in 2016. With over 15.3million visitors every month to the site …read more

Discover How You Can #ChallengeMax

Thursday 10 December 2015, by

With the success of our #UpcycleRevolution workshops last month, we (with the help of Max McMurdo!) are continuing to spread the upcycle love. We’re giving you the chance to #ChallengeMax – tweet us your wonderful and weird items to put Max’s creativity to the test. He’ll be coming up with the best ways to upcycle …read more

Come and see the new #UpcycleRevolution hub

Tuesday 3 November 2015, by

As you probably know by now, here at Gumtree we absolutely love upcycling and the thought of giving an item a new lease of life. That’s why we’re proud to announce that we’re launching our very own #UpcycleRevolution hub. Within the hub you’ll find out more information on what upcycling is, tips for your own …read more

North London Derby Ticket Competition

Thursday 22 October 2015, by

We’re so excited about The Premier League that we’re bringing you another great chance to be there! We have six pairs of VIP tickets to the North London Derby to give away – don’t miss out on your chance to get the perfect view of the beautiful game. To WIN 2 tickets to what is …read more

How are you planning to pay for Christmas?

Tuesday 20 October 2015, by

How are you planning to pay for Christmas? Christmas is coming around again and with it the annual whack to your bank balance. Research conducted by the Money Advice Service showed that the average UK adult planned to spend £530 on Christmas last year. Factor in food, presents, decorations and drink and the costs can …read more

Fantasy Motors – The Rightback

Monday 14 September 2015, by

The season so far has already given us some big upsets and some high-scoring encounters; some big name players have yet to shine their brightest, while a few newcomers have made headlines. We’ve taken a look at some of the best motors listed on Gumtree to select our starting 11. Next up is the right …read more

Fantasy Motors – The Goalkeeper

Thursday 27 August 2015, by

Even though the season has well and truly begun, it’s not too late to pick your perfect lineup and join in with some fantasy football. So we’ve taken a look at some of the best motors listed on Gumtree to select our starting 11. And where better to build from than the back? Here are …read more