Attempted abduction of local school boy: please read. Fathers’s Day gift ideas. Win a holiday to Thailand.

Last Updated on : 13th June 2016

Dear NappyValleyNetter,

It seems as though every TV channel, newspaper and website is dominated by BREXIT discussions and here at NappyValleyNet we’ve been suffering from a bad case of FOMO.

As a result we’ve decided to run our very own BREXIT poll and we’d love for you to take part!

Click this link, it’s totally anonymous and in doing so you’ll be able to see which way Nappy Valley is going to vote. Maybe.

Now where did I put my Swingometer…?

And with that lovely mental image, here is what you’ve been talking about on NappyValleyNet:

Attempted abduction of local school boyPlease read this post and circulate to your friends. A schoolboy in Wimbledon was almost abducted last week. Please warn your children to take extra care (click here).

Tooting Common might soon be sporting an EIGHTEEN METRE phone mast. Wow, that’s almost as large as Donald Trump’s ego. There is a petition to prevent it and it needs your signature. I’m referring to the phone mast of course, not Trump, although in a perfect world…(click here)

And on to happier news, the lovely Skylark was closed due to a flood (boo!) but it’s open again. Yay! (click here)

Attempted abduction of local school boyI LOVE this post. A NappyValleyNetter is lending his home to a New York based jazz trio and whilst they’re in town they’re available to play a gig if they can find a venue. These guys are SERIOUSLY good and just need a space to, like, improvise man (click here)

SD is going to hire her first cleaner but has a ton of questions. Do they sign a contract? Do they have keys? What about identification? Please do reply if you can help! (click here)

JJ has a GREAT question about changing house layouts for a renovation. Are fewer big bedrooms better than more smaller bedrooms and where should she put the stables?Ok, Ok I invented the stable query but the other questions stand! Shout if you can help! (click here)

Balham Dental Care are causing a few issues for a few people. Cancelled appointments and not much notice. Anyone else affected, asks MM? I hope they get to the “root” of their problems soon and MM, I think you deserve a “crown” for your patients! Ok, I’ll stop the puns! (click here)

weekly1Treep is hunting for a local Euphonium teacher. Shout if you know a brilliant brass blower! (click here)

Aprilmama would like to see a dermatologist for the removal of a cyst. Can you recommend one, she asks? (click here)

Searching for Fathers Day gifts with a difference? The Central London Golf Centre is in Earlsfield and they sell gift vouchers. Seriously nice people and its SO local! There is also a rumour that it was Winston Churchill’s favourite golf club but as it’s a rumour I started it’s probably not be true! (click here). On the same theme, ST wonders if a Daddy and Daughter cooking lesson are a suitable Fathers Day gift? (click here)

weekly1HJM is looking for a good employment lawyer and it turns out that a few of you know a GREAT one. Thanks everyone! Go get ’em Jo! (click here)

BM wondered where she might scan documents in Balham? Turns out there is an app and a shop for that! Simples! (click here)

TWO posts with questions about Belleville School. Please do help if you can, prospective parents need advice! (click here)  and (click here). NM would love your opinions on Beatrix Potter School (click here)BamBam has Parkgate uniform for sale (click here). SS wonders if anyone is starting at Lion House in September? (click here) Wandsworth Prep have published details of their places and scholarships for next year, thanks WP! (click here).

Open Air Fit have posted details of their drop-in football classes on Wandsworth Common on Saturday mornings and Friday afternoons, thanks OAF! (click here). And seeing as we’re talking about outdoor fitness don’t forget that Fit For a Princess’s two hour boot camps are back! They ARE tough! (click here).

Our Arabic speaking mums had a meet-up this week, hope it went well! (click here)Our Spanish mums are getting organised (click here) and mums in Balham are planning meet-ups (click here)

Sunny Day is in the market for a scooter for her daughter. Can you help with brands and choices, she asks? Avoid Vespers! (click here)

Pie81 wonders if Honey Bunny in Balham is worth a visit? Some lovely feedback, thanks everyone! (click here)

ESA run a series of extremely popular “2nd baby” classes. And they’re back! Check out their times and venues here! (click here).

Speaking of popular classes, the lovely Let’s Act have posted details of their “Play in a Week” for the summer holidays. Its a summer course. Where the pupils put on a play. In a week. But what the title doesn’t say is it’s brilliant! (click here).

Do you have a tech problem? The amazing Toby Tech is back from university and open for bookings. He is SERIOUSLY good at sorting out WiFi issues, back-ups, photos (click here).

And on to your travel posts…

Flowermummy wonders if you can recommend any self-catering cottages in Devon? (click here). Have you tried Gitcombe Cottages? (click here). Staying with cottages (geddit?) EvaB has one for rent in Cornwall (click here)! Sharron recommended surfing in Malta, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura (click here) and has a strong preference for one Canary Island (click here). Thanks Sharron!

Speaking of travel, would you love to win a holiday to Thailand? The lovely Turquoise on Northcote Road have one to win HERE! (click here).

Hydrofit have published details of a 40% promotional offer to celebrate their first birthday. Happy birthday! Did you get a caterpillar cake??? (click here)

LL is hunting for some live/work space. He restores vintage furniture so I bet he’d be a REALLY cool tenant, imagine a cross between a Hoxton hipster and Viscount Linley. Maybe (click here)

Looking for a new challenge? We have more vacancies than England has last minute goal-shockers!

Our lovely friends at Done and Dusted are looking for P/T job sharing administrators (click here). A project management consultancy need document formatting freelancers (click here)RRB are hoping to find a P/T book keeper, they’re in Putney (click here)The lovely reCentre are recruiting a receptionist, it’s a Balham based role (click here)Lastly, a Clapham based recruitment firm are self-recruiting for an admin/assistant role (click here) 

We have more “House and Garden” questions than the Queen has birthday cards!

Our friends at Lifestyle Design and Build are offering their design and build customers 30% off appliances in July. Thank you Sadia! (click here). Joining the promotional party are Cedar Bifold. They have some stunning chairs in their showroom off Garratt Lane (click here).

Gail is looking for a painter and decorator and I recommended “Paint The Town Green”, they’re ace (click here). 2015mum is keen to hear from those of you who’vetanked your basements? (click here) MrC wonders if £4.5k is too expensive to tile a path? Who might do it cheaper? (click here). QueenB needs a tree surgeon. Wood you recommend one? Geddit! (click here). CCMka wonders if you can suggest a fence repairer? (click here). Lastly, SG has a window query. Know a super sash supplier? (click here)

Looking to buy or sell? It’s totally free to post your items on NappyValleyNet

FOR SALE: a travel cot (click here), Bumbleride Double Buggy (click here) and a ticket for Queens tennis championship! (click here)

Phew, that’s it, have a fabby week!


Annabel and the NappyValleyNet team

PS don’t forget you can now register or log in to NappyValleyNet using your Facebook, Twitter or Linkedin account.

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