Hi there! On this page you can find useful press resources to help make your life easier. We'll be adding to this page as time goes by.
Streetbank in the Media
Londonist - October 2012 - Streetbank: connecting with London's communities
New Statesman - October 2012 - 'Collaborative Consumption': the new economy.
Guardian - September 2012 - Students: where to find free stuff
Guardian - June 2012 - 10 Sites to save you money on holiday
Observer - May 2012 - Free food, caring and sharing: new spirit of community in Yorkshire
Hammersmith and Fulham Chronicle - April 2012 - Fulham Charity Streetbank Celebrating Cash Windfall
BBC News, Business - May 2011 - How sharing could change the future of business - "collaborative consumption" is a simple idea that could drastically change the way we live
Wired Magazine - April 2011 (pdf) - Streetbank is a hyper-local 'bank' for borrowing 'things' and sharing skills.
Hammersmith and Fulham News - April 2010 (pdf) - If we act independently; we only have what we own and what our bank balance allows. When we cooperate, the sky's the limit!
London Evening Standard - September 2010 - Streetbank.com is a "giant attic, garden shed, toolkit, fancy dress chest and library for people living within a 1000 yrd radius of your home".
The Big Issue - August 2010 (pdf) - The fastest way to make friends with people is to ask for a favour.
Fulham and Hammersmith Chronicle - April 2010 (pdf) - An ambitious [website] that is trying to break down barriers and bring communities closer together.
Church Times - April 2010 (pdf) - ...aims to turn neighbours into friends by lending everything from a cup of sugar to garden tools...
Christianity Magazine - June 2010 (pdf) - Streetbank is practical, economical an, at it's heart, about reconnecting community.
Streetbank on the Internet
Huffington Post - Streetbank.com; possibly the only social network site that actually makes us sociable.
Aljazeera, Earthrise - Streetbank.com is a "people's bank" that aims to create a more sustainable existence by helping members lend or share tools.
Big Lunch - Seeking Tables? Streetbank is the Answer!
Escape the City Heroes - Sam escaped a big headhunting business to set up a website that aims to make the world a bit nicer.
The Daily Candy - Like a cross between Gumtree and low-tech community bulletin boards, the site invites you to enter your name and postcode, then list something you are prepared to lend or give away.
Hammersmith Today - Mother-of-three Marianne cycled from Brussels to London for charity. Through Streetbank, she was lent a bike, a bike-carrier and learnt to repair a puncture.
Chain reaction Online - The idea is simple: you use the site to get to know your neighbours within a mile of where you live or work, by helping them out in small but useful ways and lending and receiving small items.
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