Find & Share Anything in Your Neighbourhood20/07/2013
Find and share anything in your neighbourhood
Have you ever seen a neighbour using something and thought I wonder if I could borrow that?
Sam Stephens, was faced with exactly this question when he passed a neighbour on the street with electric hedge-cutters. Shyness stopped him asking to borrow them but then he reflected on the craziness of modern life. It seemed mad to him that those hedgecutters would only be used for a few hours every year but every house on the street needed them - so he started www.streetbank.com
It is now listed by the Times as one of the 50 websites you can’t live without and has grown to be the largest neighbourhood sharing website in the UK with growing communities in the US, Australia and even six members in Tehran. Every day people are sharing – from apples, to Z-beds, from French tuition to ukulele lessons.
To see what your neighbours are offering visit www.streetbank.com
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