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by Lostweekend
Mon 21 Oct 2019 09:39
Forum: For sale or wanted
Topic: Repsol gas cylinders
Replies: 2
Views: 1858

Repsol gas cylinders

Hi All, we are looking to acquire, purchase or take off your hands any unwanted Repsol Spanish Orange gas cylinders. they have a push fitting for the regulator. happy to travel a distance to collect.many thanks.
by Lostweekend
Mon 31 Dec 2018 19:19
Forum: Finance & Banking
Topic: Taxe D'Habitation
Replies: 2
Views: 681

Re: Taxe D'Habitation

We hadn’t received ours and it is usually due middle of December, getting worried we went to our local tresor public and were told our TH is zero so nothing due! We got a print out in case but weren’t going to argue. Ours is usually about €23 plus the tv, but the tv is now paid with our income tax s...
by Lostweekend
Fri 08 Jun 2018 16:16
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: welder required for classic car
Replies: 12
Views: 1675

I nearly said something similar myself.[/quote] I have no doubt about that. But look somebody asked for a recommendation I recommended a local guy who advertised in the directory section, supports this forum, and pointed them to his listing, tried to help a member out, Your man Russell assumed that ...
by Lostweekend
Fri 08 Jun 2018 11:26
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: welder required for classic car
Replies: 12
Views: 1675

You assume I don’t know the difference or Nico, who not only has done some fantastic work for me , but spends his spare time machining spare parts for motorcycles and vehicles, he even has a English wheel, but whatever.
by Lostweekend
Fri 08 Jun 2018 10:50
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: welder required for classic car
Replies: 12
Views: 1675

In the directory section under builders etc, page 2, wrought iron and stained glass. Brilliant chap called Nico, speaks English, very busy but worth a call as he may be able to help
by Lostweekend
Thu 10 Aug 2017 07:49
Forum: Anything about Anything
Topic: Anyone good with tractors or know someone who is?
Replies: 7
Views: 2499

Hi I could possibly talk you through it, if you want a chat pm your number
Steve
by Lostweekend
Wed 06 May 2015 19:56
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: TV licence ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2662

Thanks to all for the Info
by Lostweekend
Tue 05 May 2015 16:06
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: TV licence ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2662

TV licence ?

Don't know if anyone can help and I can't find the info anywhere else but do in need a TV licence if I have a computer with an internet connection ? The monitor I use is a Tv that could receive if we plunged in a dish or ariel , but we don't. Any info gratefully received
Thanks
by Lostweekend
Mon 23 Mar 2015 10:22
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: pigs & newbie
Replies: 3
Views: 2693

This is what you need

Pigsinfrance.com
by Lostweekend
Tue 12 Apr 2011 16:37
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Scaffolding & ladders
Replies: 12
Views: 4199

Hi molly
did you sort out the scaffolding?
I am looking to buy or hire some for use this summer so if I buy you could hire it in May. If you hire can you recommend ?
Many many
by Lostweekend
Tue 12 Oct 2010 06:58
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: French Lessons
Replies: 9
Views: 4450

french lessons

We have lessons with Elianne Morley, the lessons are great fun, well thought out, very informative, first class!
by Lostweekend
Mon 27 Sep 2010 11:23
Forum: Language Matters
Topic: English Books Arles
Replies: 3
Views: 2757

Thank-you!
by Lostweekend
Mon 27 Sep 2010 06:53
Forum: Language Matters
Topic: English Books Arles
Replies: 3
Views: 2757

English Books Arles

Please can some-one tell us where and when the English library is in Arles,?

we are moving and are hoping they would like a few extra boxes of books!

Thank-you
by Lostweekend
Tue 21 Sep 2010 11:49
Forum: Finance & Banking
Topic: Rip-off Banks
Replies: 18
Views: 8093

We use Credit Agricole Britline
They have English speaking staff on the helpline. English internet banking and have been always been helpful, concise and efficiant,

http://www.britline.com
by Lostweekend
Wed 15 Sep 2010 08:20
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: LES BAINS DE SAINT THOMAS
Replies: 7
Views: 3782

Tubs is right, And I think this is the case for all public pools baggy "board" shorts are not allowed. We went to St Thomas awhile ago and had to borrow some tight swimming trunks that wre still a bit clammy from the previous user. Lovely
by Lostweekend
Fri 27 Aug 2010 10:42
Forum: Finance & Banking
Topic: Any advice capital gains??
Replies: 6
Views: 2696

If, during the first four years, you were living in the house for less than six months each year then you will certainly be liable for the capital gains tax in that period. Russell. Really ? I have been searching and gathering info and this is the first i've heard of this ! Its all a bit confusing ...
by Lostweekend
Thu 26 Aug 2010 18:10
Forum: Finance & Banking
Topic: Any advice capital gains??
Replies: 6
Views: 2696

Any advice capital gains??

I dont know if anybody can help with this, we have owned our house for 7 years and lived here permanatly for the last 3 years, we have no property in the uk and as such this is our primary (only) residence, we have no official status here thought we did have Carte Vitals when we first arrived other ...
by Lostweekend
Wed 25 Aug 2010 15:30
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: BBC in France ...
Replies: 6
Views: 4655

Hi
The BBC also has a very good guide to the best ways to listen in all the major cities in France. but try this for starters
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/progr ... sten.shtml
by Lostweekend
Thu 19 Aug 2010 14:42
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Steel supplier ?
Replies: 4
Views: 2019

Thanks to you both for the replys
Thmubs, did you search the forum history? I tried to find a way to search it but couldn't, If so how?
I am new to this so it might be obvious.
Thanks again
by Lostweekend
Thu 19 Aug 2010 12:34
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Steel supplier ?
Replies: 4
Views: 2019

Steel supplier ?

Hi again, can anyone recommend / know of a steel supplier idealy south of Perpignan ?
We are looking to buy more than the bits and pieces they have in Brico etc.
by Lostweekend
Wed 18 Aug 2010 15:53
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Fire wood for winter in Cassagnes...
Replies: 3
Views: 1918

Hi We use Andy at Sarl Distribois in Le Boulou ( 0468 876860 ) I dont know if he will deliver to you but worth a call. Last year he was charging €50.00 for a stere of Chestnut and a bit more for Oak and Beech. All firewood should, I believe wait at least 2 years since felling and ideally 3 or as you...