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Carnforth Freegle

Carnforth Freegle - so much better than a Brief Encounter with the tip
Founded 1st June, 2007. 3,136 current freeglers.

Welcome to Carnforth Freegle !

A group to give away your unwanted items to other local people for free.

You can also request items which you may think members may have but not be using.


Freegle group etiquette :-

Please be polite to other Freeglers and do turn up if you have arranged to collect an item.

Please note that Freegle is not run on a ‘First come first served’ basis. We encourage people to use the ‘Fair Offer Policy’ in offer posts. You can copy and paste the text of the Fair Offer Policy from here:


‘Fair Offer Policy: I agree to take a while before choosing who gets this. This gives people on the daily digest, or those who are online less frequently, a fair chance to reply to the offer.’

 

Reposts are done automatically and your post will be bumped up the list if it is still available or not received.

Offers will be re-posted every 4 days and Wanteds every 14 days.

 

On our website we have a ‘ChitChat’ tab, where you can Chat to other members and ask about local issues. Please select from the location ten miles or so to prevent seeing News items from far afield.

You can put local Events on the Event tab and, if you are looking for volunteers, do put an add on the Volunteer tab.

 

Be aware that a lot of emails are caught accidentally in spam filters. To try and combat this we have introduced ‘CHAT’. You will find copies of any messages you send or receive by clicking the ‘CHAT’ icon on the top right when you log in. Even if you prefer not to use this method yourself we advise you to check it, if you’re expecting a reply.

 

CARNFORTH FREEGLE DOs AND DON’Ts

DOs

1. Offer posts should be made using the 'give' icon, wanted posts using the 'find' icon; both are on the home page of Carnforth Freegle

Initially, posts should be made only on your Home (nearest) group. Do not 

cross-post i.e. post on more than one group at once. If you get no response from your home group, then after 2 days you can post on your next nearest group and then, after a further 2 days, the third nearest group.

2. Leave 4 days before repeating an offer and 14 days before repeating a wanted.

3. Give some detail about what you are giving or wanting in your posts and be specific. Requests for 'anything' or general terms like 'furniture' or 'clothes' will be rejected. For an offer, a photograph is very helpful. Please do not use words like 'desperate' as we are not here to determine need. The object of Freegle is to keep goods out of landfill.

4. The person to whom the goods are given is responsible for the collection of those goods. The person giving goods should not be expected to also deliver them.

5. Post a 'taken' if you successfully rehome your offers and a 'received' if you get a response to your wanted posts. These can be found using the down arrow on your original post, as can the option to withdraw an item. Moderators cannot post an offer, taken, wanted or received on your behalf.

6. There is a limit on wanted posts of 1 per day and 5 per month, but you are allowed to ask for more than 1 item on a single post. Withdrawn posts count towards both the daily and monthly limit.

 

DON'Ts

1. No selling/buying. The clue is in the name- FREEgle. This includes selling something you have got from another member, either before or after you have used it, UNLESS you have the express permission of the donor to do so.

2. No borrowing/lending. All items must be gifted. Moderators cannot be responsible for items borrowed which are not returned or are damaged.

3. No swapping/exchanging. Again, moderators cannot be involved in problems that arise.

4. Phone numbers. Don't post them in a message. Over 3000 members can see them. Only exchange phone numbers with members who you are offering to or receiving from.

5. Don't delete posts. Only moderators should use the delete function.

6. No Offers or Wanteds for animals are allowed on this group.

 

If you have any questions or issues you can email the group moderators at:

CarnforthFreegle-volunteers@groups.ilovefreegle.org



If you have questions, you can contact our lovely local volunteers here:

 Contact volunteers
Charles Scanlan
Christian (Wilmslow)
Angela Stephens
Louise

Offer stuff you don't need, or find stuff you want.

OFFER: SKY BOX (Tunstall LA6)

14 hours ago on Carnforth Freegle
With remote control and mains lead . Full working order ...

OFFER: 4 kitchen / bar stools (Millhead LA5)

18 hours ago on Carnforth Freegle
4 identical height adjustable stools. Black leatherette. ...

OFFER: Size 7 trainers (Carnforth LA5)

a day ago on Carnforth Freegle
Plenty of life left in them. Small mark on left shoe, I thin ...

OFFER: 2 man tent (Burton-in-Kendal LA6)

a day ago on Carnforth Freegle
Traditional ridge tent with integral ground sheet and flyshe ...

OFFER: Cardboard boxes (Arnside LA5)

2 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Several cardboard boxes of various sizes and strengths, just ...

OFFER: Photo Frame (Bolton le Sands LA5)

2 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Large multi photo frame . Approx. 25.5" x 10". Good conditio ...

OFFER: Photo Frame (Bolton le Sands LA5)

2 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Multi photograph Frame. Approx. 21" x17". Good Condition. ...

OFFER: Hotpoint Washer-Dryer (Storth LA7)

2 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Aquarius Hotpoint washing machine - a few years old - worn l ...

OFFER: Box of computer connectivity (Bolton le Sands LA5)

3 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
There are four routers, lots of telephone hook up cables and ...

OFFER: Outdoor Walker/ Shopper - 3 wheeled (Storth LA7)

4 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Folding walker for outdoor use, with attached bag to carry a ...

OFFER: Dahle paper trimmer A3 - needs attention (Arnside LA5)

4 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
A3 Dahle paper trimmer. Not cutting properly. You are welco ...

OFFER: Books (Various) (Arnside LA5)

4 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Clearing out some things prior to a move. Please let me know ...

OFFER: Old books (Arnside LA5)

4 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
3. Hardbacks - Vintage (please take them all as one lot!) Ca ...

OFFER: Wildlife book and bird book (Arnside LA5)

4 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Complete British Wildlife photographic guide - Collins and ...

OFFER: Infrared Lamp NEEDS BULB (Carnforth LA5)

5 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
It was working before I dropped it, bulb has broken. Must c ...

OFFER: Carnforth High girls PE jacket and PE top (Bolton le Sands LA5)

5 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Jacket size 32/33 PE top 32/33 and 34/36 this one never been ...

OFFER: Luggage straps and European& USA plugs (Carnforth LA5)

5 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
I think there's 2 rainbow and 1 big chunky pink strap in the ...

OFFER: Kitchen wall units for garage or utility room (High Bentham LA2)

6 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
No of pic Cupboards - without doors and without shelv ...

WANTED: FOLDING WHEELCHAIR (Bolton le Sands LA5)

6 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Does anyone have a folding wheelchair they no longer use or ...

WANTED: Slide mounts (Burton-in-Kendal LA5)

6 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Any type old or new, used or unused - with or without images ...

OFFER: Mirror (Burton in Lonsdale LA6)

6 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Mirror. 48cm x 99cm. With four holes to enable it to be fixe ...

OFFER: Small sewing box (Carnforth LA5)

6 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Really sweet, a little over 6" in size Collect Kellet road ...

WANTED: Coat hangers (Bolton le Sands LA5)

7 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Looking for mainly adult coat hangers if anyone has any Happ ...

OFFER: Floor protectors (Carr Bank LA7) 12 left

8 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Clear plastic floor protectors to put under furniture feet. ...

OFFER: Children's plastic balls (Yealand Conyers LA5)

8 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
would these children's plastic balls be any use to anyone? m ...

WANTED: Cardboard Tube (Tewitfield LA6)

8 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
has anyone got a 1m Cardboard tube they no longer need pleas ...

WANTED: Christmas cards (Ingleton LA6)

10 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Do you have Christmas cards you are about to throw away? I ...

WANTED: Womens Country clothing (Chapel-le-Dale LA6)

10 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Does anyone have any women's country clothing that they can ...

OFFER: Pillows (Bolton le Sands LA5)

10 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
I have 2 spare pillows they have been cleaned at the laundre ...

WANTED: Wool (Carnforth)

10 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Hi. We are looking for some ball of wool to keep busy during ...

OFFER: lampshade (Carnforth LA5)

10 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
lampshade 25 cm diameter and 18.5 cm high ...

WANTED: Postal tube (Carnforth)

12 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Has anyone a tube suitable for posting a print off in pleas ...

WANTED: Seed trays (Carnforth)

12 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Looking for seed trays ...

OFFER: Single mattress (Warton LA5)

15 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Clean single mattress available if useful to anyone. ...

OFFER: Toddler bed mattress bedding curtains canvas (Milnthorpe LA7)

16 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Toddler bed slight crack on joint but didn't affect use good ...

OFFER: Furniture castor cups (Carr Bank LA7) 28 left

17 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Clear plastic furniture castor cups, 24 @68mm, and 4 @ 45mm. ...

OFFER: Music study guides (Burton-in-Kendal LA6)

18 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
3 in good condition Please say when you can collect & I'll ...

OFFER: Red and white shoulder bag (Burton-in-Kendal LA6)

18 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Clean shoulder bag from non smoker. Not sure if it's plastic ...

OFFER: Plastic bread basket (Carnforth LA5)

20 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Found in the woods alone so rescued it!! Not found a job for ...

WANTED: Garment steamer (Kirkby Lonsdale LA6)

20 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Hi I would love a garment steamer for clothes on their hange ...

WANTED: The north face puffer jacket (Chapel-le-Dale LA6)

20 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Looking fir a north face puffer jacket, preferably the nupts ...

OFFER: Party gear, poppers,hats(see photos (Priest Hutton LA6)

20 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Bag of party stuff, see pics. Poppers, hats, Halloween etc ...

OFFER: Ironing board (Priest Hutton LA6)

20 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Hi there This is a standard size ironing board. It needs a n ...

OFFER: Back issues of Private Eye Magazine (High Bentham LA2)

21 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
I have issues from 14th - 27th August 2020... No. 1528. ...

OFFER: Plastic cutlery (Crag Bank LA5)

21 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Free plastic cutlery Collect from Crag Bank ...

WANTED: Crowbar (Bolton le Sands LA5)

21 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
I am looking for any old or damaged crowbars for turning int ...

OFFER: Baumatic gas hob (Crag Bank LA5)

21 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Good condition, all working except for electronic ignition ( ...

WANTED: Old roadworks oil lamps (Burton in Lonsdale LA6)

21 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Just need a few of these. ...

WANTED: Motorised VHS cassette (Bolton le Sands LA5)

21 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Have uncovered a quantity of camcorder cassettes of yesterye ...

WANTED: Freezer drawers - clear plastic (Silverdale LA5)

21 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
I am looking for some clear freezer drawers that can be used ...

OFFER: Clothes covers (Carr Bank LA7)

21 days ago on Carnforth Freegle
Thin plastic clothes covers, one pack of ( I think) 20. Thes ...
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