The Gumtree Blog

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

It’s another Gumtree Moment on BT Sport

Tuesday 18 August 2015, by

August is here, and that means football is back on TV! Whether you’re a die-hard fan, or a passive observer, it’s impossible to stay away from the Barclays Premier League. This season promises to be spectacular, we’ve already seen some amazing goals and unexpected results in the first weekend alone. This season is also going …read more

The Mongol Rally Boys

Thursday 23 July 2015, by

We spoke with Matthew Gourley, who taking part in the Mongol Rally with his mates. Andrew Bennett and Jordan Barr. The trio, known as ‘Car of the County Down’ will be driving over 10,000 miles from Northern Ireland to Mongolia to raise money for TinyLife, Northern Ireland’s charity for premature babies. The Mongol Rally sounds …read more

Secret Sellers of Britain

Thursday 16 July 2015, by

Here at Gumtree, we have been looking into how devious the people of Britain can be when it comes to selling their items online. From the Devilishly Devious to the Overly Honest, our results show the difference between each region of the UK, just click on your region to find your results!     If …read more