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by Steve
Thu 02 Jul 2015 17:49
Forum: Travel
Topic: Calais/ Dover and Chunnel Shut
Replies: 10
Views: 4423

I have had 2 trucks stuck in opperation stack on the M20 for 2 days not going anywhere. Now got some very disgruntled customers in France & Spain because we cant get out of the UK to deliver their furniture. We have been told that they are now stopping trucks coming into France from Belgium because ...
by Steve
Mon 23 Feb 2015 15:15
Forum: Travel
Topic: Dartford Crossing Charges/Cost changes
Replies: 26
Views: 10556

Kate / Deb,

Do I detect a slight note of sarcasm?

Steve
by Steve
Mon 23 Feb 2015 11:38
Forum: Travel
Topic: Gatwick airport -KT6 'EE
Replies: 4
Views: 2280

Deb,

According to Southern Rail website single fare Gatwick to Surbiton is £12.50

Steve
by Steve
Mon 23 Feb 2015 11:27
Forum: Travel
Topic: Gatwick airport -KT6 'EE
Replies: 4
Views: 2280

Deb,

I have sent you an e-mail.

Steve
by Steve
Fri 16 Jan 2015 10:52
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: What a beautiful day....
Replies: 15
Views: 7036

This doesn't make very good reading here in not so sunny Godstone where it's 3 degrees, windy, rainy & cold!!!!!!!
by Steve
Fri 05 Dec 2014 13:05
Forum: Travel
Topic: Better than Ryanair????
Replies: 8
Views: 3994

Hi there Santiago,

Bet you never thought you ever put that in writing!!

Steve
by Steve
Thu 23 Oct 2014 09:49
Forum: Shopping
Topic: IKEA looks set to arrive in 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 8246

Living in the UK metroplis of Croydon we have had an Ikea store here since 1992 & it is one of those "Marmite" shops, you either like it or hate it! Yes it used to cause traffic problems when it first opened with people coming from far & wide for a day out + meatballs & chips for their dinner but yo...
by Steve
Wed 21 May 2014 07:51
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: 180cm Satellite Dishes South of Perpignan
Replies: 55
Views: 23563

Lizzie,

Sent you a PM

Steve
by Steve
Thu 31 Oct 2013 18:31
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Urgent Serious Removal Company
Replies: 1
Views: 1715

SEnt you a PM
by Steve
Thu 31 Oct 2013 18:30
Forum: Travel
Topic: load back to the UK
Replies: 5
Views: 2310

Sent you a PM
by Steve
Fri 25 Oct 2013 09:40
Forum: Pets
Topic: Dog lost while in kennels
Replies: 15
Views: 6388

Excellant news!

We have just got our 2nd dog which like yours is a Patterdale / Border Terrier cross so we know what characters they are, the last few days must have been terrible.
by Steve
Thu 30 Aug 2012 22:28
Forum: Pets
Topic: A beloved dog passed away today her name was BISOU..
Replies: 8
Views: 3823

Hi there Kate,

I know what you are going through we lost our own best friend Chester 3 weeks ago.

We got him aged 6 weeks old from a rescue charity & he was over 13 when he very suddenly left us.

Steve
by Steve
Mon 09 Jul 2012 09:59
Forum: Travel
Topic: London to Perpignan Train
Replies: 12
Views: 6873

Thanks for the info.

Steve
by Steve
Sun 08 Jul 2012 09:57
Forum: Travel
Topic: London to Perpignan Train
Replies: 12
Views: 6873

We have been thinking about giving the train journey down a go for quite a while but I can never seem to get a competative price for a ticket.

Which is the best web site to check out?

Steve
by Steve
Wed 29 Jun 2011 13:08
Forum: Travel
Topic: Toll stickers for Uk residents
Replies: 4
Views: 2278

The tag has arrived & been activated!!
by Steve
Tue 28 Jun 2011 11:46
Forum: Travel
Topic: Toll stickers for Uk residents
Replies: 4
Views: 2278

Just applied for one of these via their website.

Very quick easy to use & says I should get my tag in 3-5 days.

Watch this space!
by Steve
Mon 14 Feb 2011 15:24
Forum: Travel
Topic: English Speaking Vet near Millas and mid France?
Replies: 3
Views: 2609

We have used the vets @ Thuir for the last 4 years with no probs at all. They seem to have 2 vets with basic English.

You can get an AM appointment but you would need to book.

Steve
by Steve
Wed 02 Sep 2009 21:38
Forum: Pets
Topic: English Speaking Vet
Replies: 6
Views: 2592

Well thats it! Now back in the UK after nearly 4 weeks & yes its throwing it down!! However with regards to the vet / our dog. Our local vet in Llupia could not have made it easier if he tried. 9.30AM appointment, dog being checked over at 9.31AM. Very thorough examination before the worming jab + f...
by Steve
Sun 12 Jul 2009 21:20
Forum: Pets
Topic: English Speaking Vet
Replies: 6
Views: 2592

English Speaking Vet

Hi there, Does anybody know of an English speaking vet around the Thuir area. This is the first time we have bought our dog out with us so I want to make sure he gets the correct treatment + stamps on his passport so that I can get him back in the UK. Whilst my command of French isn't to bad I think...
by Steve
Thu 04 Jun 2009 23:36
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Which pool?
Replies: 12
Views: 4314

Hi there, WE had a pool installed 2 years ago one of the fibreglass shells they just drop in a hole in the ground. Had it supplied & installed by Gemlo the people in the Auchan car park & now in Pollestres as well. Got no complaints with any of it sales or installation, it does what it says on the p...
by Steve
Thu 04 Jun 2009 14:39
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Good plumber wanted urgently, Alberes
Replies: 13
Views: 4414

Hi there Carol,

Try Rob Morley, his advert is in the directory. I have used for various jobs, plumbing & electrical, & I wouldn't go anywhere else now.

Steve
by Steve
Fri 30 Jan 2009 13:20
Forum: Travel
Topic: RyanAir - New charges...
Replies: 64
Views: 17553

Webdoc, Running my own company in the UK we do most of our transactions by card. Yes there is a fee that we are charged for this service, it is 50p per debit card transaction regardsless of the amount taken & not as dear old Ryanair charge it as a per person booking fee. Even if we take a credit car...
by Steve
Thu 14 Feb 2008 10:22
Forum: Travel
Topic: Bonne route?
Replies: 20
Views: 7665

Being in the road transport / removals industry opperating trucks in Europe on a weekly basis as both a driver & boss both me & my drivers opt for Chartres, Dreux, Rouen route to avoid the pain of getting round Paris.


Steve
by Steve
Sun 06 Jan 2008 21:57
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Removal companys
Replies: 1
Views: 1661

Hi there Anita, I run a removal company back in the UK & we are part of Britannia Movers International PLC. If we ever need assistance whilst we are in France we use a similar group called Les Gentlemen de Demenagement because we know we get a similar standard of service to what we offer in the UK. ...
by Steve
Sun 06 Jan 2008 21:51
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: International Removal:
Replies: 5
Views: 3026

Sandrine,

Whilst owning a property in Llupia I actually earn my living by moving people. Check out our website @ www.sandersteads.com or send us an e-mail to info@sandersteads.com & we would be more than happy to provide you with a quotation.

Steve
by Steve
Sun 06 Jan 2008 21:44
Forum: Travel
Topic: Car Hire from Gerona Airport
Replies: 19
Views: 7950

I have just returned home after 10 days & was not charged anything extra for hiring a car with Avis @ Barcelona airport & driving into France. I dont know if they still do it but when we bought our house in 2001 somebody told me that if you bought shares in Avis you would get a discount on each occa...
by Steve
Thu 29 Nov 2007 13:39
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Builder
Replies: 15
Views: 7132

Hi Dorothy,

I have used PH Insulations for some building work at our place & have no complaints with either his prices or the quality of work. I have also used the electrician Robert Morley who advertises on the front page who is also a very good tiler / plumber.

Steve
by Steve
Tue 25 Sep 2007 15:02
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Tax on swimming pools
Replies: 13
Views: 5420

I look forward to my tax bill in 2 years time then? :?
by Steve
Mon 24 Sep 2007 17:41
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Tax on swimming pools
Replies: 13
Views: 5420

We had a pool installed at our place in Llupia at the end of May & I filled out the same tax form, with the help of the man from company who installed the pool, at the end of June.

We received our Tax Fonciere demand last week & it is exactly the same as last years. Heres hoping :!: