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    • I should have added the above links are for  landlines and mobiles there are plenty of free and paid for apps android and iphones to block calls.
    • Hi I got a tent from go outdoors,   over £1000 for tent porch carpet  and footprint and it was faulty, so they exchanged it, it was only 2 weeks old,  so I got another tent tht to was faulty, I have pictures of the faults,  but this time they weren't happy to exchange but they did,  then I got a vanguard 8 ,  and when we were on holiday the rain was coming through the material of the tent, holes in the stitching and the zip kepted breaking, so 2 days into our holiday we came home to change the tent and go back and finish our holiday,  but they refused, this tent was only9 days old.  So we left the store phoned head office and they said "go back to store and give them another chance to sorte this out!"  So we did and the manger was worse this time, to ring head office he didn't want to. I have a proof of a call from head office for 40mins and the manager was implying to head office I was lying about a phone call  and head office have on record of them phoning me , the manager asked me to leave the store or he will phone the police   so I told him to get the police,   while waiting for the police  a customer was returning a tent and when asked from the store what's wrong with it, they said""nothing it's to hard to put away"  so asked the manager how is tht right when my tent is faulty and u wont exchange,   he told the police I was threatening a customer,  I never spoke to the customer, I also told them I am autistic,   The manager lied to the police and the police attuided to me was horrendous and I told them  repeatedly told I was autistic,   I have video evidence of my arrest,  What are my legal rights to a new tent,  any help will be greatly appreciated thank u,   am also dyslexic,  sorry if some of this doesn't make sense ,  I've loads more to tell on this whole situation xx I was arrested for not leaving the store until I had a resolution  All the tents where hi gear  Also I told the manager tht we where on holiday to rest as we've just had 4 weeks of hell with my daughter as shes now in hospital safe,  so we went away for 5 days knowing she was safe ,  and why woul we come home early and try to change a faulty tent,  and go back to our holiday if it wasn't faulty they weren't interested   I've been having meltdowns really bad this x  Also I was released from the police 2hrs later WITHOUT  been Interviewed and NO CHARGES I've had a email today saying because of my being banned from the store I can have a refund   I've sent them emails asking questions and they will answer the email but wont answer my questions and now they saying as a good will gesture they will refund me  But I only have until friday which is 1 day to accept the return and if I dont they will not refund me  And am so distressed ,  Am I right the if a item is faulty you have 28 days to a full refund 
    • Thanks dx I did read these post but wasn’t sure if they ended well.   I suppose it depends on how nervous it would make the buyer, and if their solicitor was happy to play ball.
    • the 120 days runs from when he discovered he could use chargeback. that must be within 540 days of the relevant card transaction. sadly halifax are useless everytime over chargeback  and never get things right.
    • Can I ask which service provider or telephone hand set you use that's allows you to use 00* to block all international calls ?   Ofcom advice   https://tinyurl.com/y577dlb8   Some examples of call blocking phones   https://tinyurl.com/yyaxsgd4   ,
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    • I’m in desperate need of help
       
      I bought some clothes online in may through Evans and paid through PayPal
      returned them all seven days later
       
      I waited the 14days for my refund and no refund came
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Apologies , this will become lengthier than I'd like, but just to give some background... I have pretty severe osteoarthritis in both knees and am awaiting an op (first of two). As a result, I'm currently only able to work a very hours a week and have been receiving employment support allowance since the end of last year. I also attend fairly regular appts with RBLI. MY GP writes my monthly medical certs.

 

Going back to January, I had an appointment with Medical Services for my medical as required by DWP/Jobcentreplus. I had to cancel this, due to lack of transport (I can't walk far, live rurally and rely on friends for a lift). Medical Services were meant to be sending me another appt - they didn't. I chased them, could never get through on phone. Rang Jobcentreplus twice to say I needed the appt for medical/can't get hold of Medical Services. Was told by Job Centre that my file had been returned to them "under query" and until they sent it back to Medical Services, no appt coiuld be made.

 

Months go by (I assumed a backlog hence why I'd not heard). I then asked the girl I see at RBLI to chase it for me which she did - it's on her records that she rang Job Centre about it. They were meant to sort it - I still heard nothing.

 

This morning I've received a letter from Job Centre Plus saying my benefit has been stopped due to "non attendance for medical in January 2010". I've just rung them and basically they're no help at all, despite me explaining the situation over and over. They've said they'll get someone to look at it and get back to me.

 

I'm at my wits end. I simply cannot cope without the small, extra amount of employment support allowance. Is there anything further I can do at the moment? Or anyone I can speak to who might be able to help sort this swiftly for me without it going to some sort(?) of lengthy and wholly unnecessary arbitration?

 

Any help most gratefully appreciated.

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Hello and welcome to the forum. I'm sure we can give you some pointers.

 

Forgive my ignorance, I don't know what RBLI is. Would they help you with this sort of problem? I know Welfare Rights help people to appeal, and CAB sometimes. Do you have those available to you locally?

 

Some of our people on the forum, who work at the DWP or advise on benefits will be at their day jobs at the moment, so are unlikely to answer you until this evening. In the meantime, the rest of us will do our best.

 

HB

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