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Carnforth Freegle

Carnforth Freegle - so much better than a Brief Encounter with the tip
Founded 1st June, 2007. 3,952 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
Angela Stephens
Louise
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Offer
Cream Leather Electric massage chair & footstool

Carnforth LA5
1st December, 2022 08:13 on Carnforth Freegle
Good used condition. The electrics work I believe. Would like it collected as soon as possible please.
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Offer
Internal doors

Slyne-with-Hest LA2
30th November, 2022 22:17 on Carnforth Freegle
3 internal doors approx 1960mm x 750mm without handles or hinges.
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Offer
Broody bantam eggs x 2

Halton LA2
30th November, 2022 15:07 on Carnforth Freegle
Offer
These are fake eggs you slip under your bantam to encourage her to lay/get broody.
Offer
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Offer
Towel rail

Arnside LA5
30th November, 2022 01:10 on Carnforth Freegle
Dunelm towel rail in very good condition, with all fixtures and fitting instructions. Unwanted due to bathroom refurbishment.
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Wanted
Cool Box (Electric)

Bare LA4
30th November, 2022 00:01 on Carnforth Freegle
Wanted
Hi I'm looking for an Electric Cool Box if anyone has one they are not using , Thank You.
Wanted
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Offer
Camping lamp

Arnside LA5
29th November, 2022 21:06 on Carnforth Freegle
Camping lamp to be operated on a 12V battery. With red cover for when you want a softer light so you don't waken the kids!!
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Offer
Rope

Bolton le Sands LA5
29th November, 2022 20:45 on Carnforth Freegle
Selection of marine and outdoor cord approx 1m lengths. 2mm - 5mm widthSmall bundle used but can easily be washed. Large bundle unused. be good for practising knot tying or as a craft project. Unneeded Samples I ordered for a project.
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Offer
sky hd+ box. scart leads

Hutton Roof LA6
29th November, 2022 19:03 on Carnforth Freegle
Offer
Sky box and remote. Numerous scart leads and scart extensions
Offer
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Wanted
Battery for Olympus Camedia C-760 Ultra Zoom camera

Bolton le Sands LA5
29th November, 2022 18:03 on Carnforth Freegle
Would be very grateful to receive a battery suitable for the Olympus Camedia C-760 Ultra Zoom camera as pictured. Mine has gone the way of all things with time. If you have one sitting there doing nothing and you would like to make a chappie happy, please get in touch. Thank you.
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Offer
Electrical fittings

Kirkby Lonsdale LA6
29th November, 2022 14:02 on Carnforth Freegle
A miscellaneous selection of 13 amp household fittings - plugs, light bulb fittings, wall boxes and plates, junction boxes, light switch and a dimmer switch and an inline connector. Some new, some used.
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Offer
Display Cabinet/Dresser

Crag Bank LA5
29th November, 2022 12:20 on Carnforth Freegle
Display cabinet, approximately 2 metres wide. The top section lifts off for transport. In excellent condition.
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Offer
Ronseal Varnish - water based - mahogany

Kirkby Lonsdale LA6
28th November, 2022 20:39 on Carnforth Freegle
Opened but only a small amount used as realised it was not going to be suitable for the job I was a doing. Please do your research and make sure it will be suitable for your job before requesting. Thanks.
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Offer
Old cooker

Gressingham LA2
28th November, 2022 19:03 on Carnforth Freegle
Cooker appears to but fully working but not fully tested. Needs a good clean.
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Offer
NEAR FULL SET OF GOLF CLUBS

Silverdale LA5
28th November, 2022 17:16 on Carnforth Freegle
In v good condition, almost full set ideal for Beginners
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Offer
Orienteering Control Flags

Slyne with Hest LA2
28th November, 2022 13:16 on Carnforth Freegle
Bag of used orienteering control flags. Ideal for general route marking Fair Offer Policy applies
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Offer
Large PVC Banners

Slyne with Hest LA2
28th November, 2022 11:28 on Carnforth Freegle
Bag of large PVC banners. Printed one side only. Great for recycling as banners or as covers, shed roofs, stable floors etc Fair Offer Policy applies
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Offer
Pack of wall tiles B&Q

High Bentham LA2
27th November, 2022 23:33 on Carnforth Freegle
Single pack left over from doing up our kitchen. Might make a nice coffee table top for an upcycler.
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