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Is neighbour being cheeky?

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fortyforty Mon 17-Dec-18 13:13:51

I'm constantly constantly taking deliveries for next door. Don't really mind, I'm usually home but have a little baby and does get annoying.

Anyway this morning I've had 3 separate deliveries. Last one really annoyed me as I'm trying to settle baby, wouldn't of answer the door but they say me in the window. It's a big massive desk this time.

Anyway said to the driver I'll take it but mentioned I'm fed up of it and this is the last one I'm taking. Driver pointed over to neighbours door and said there's a note on it saying 'leave any parcels with number 17'

And she's been home since and not bothered to come and collect them, she will wait for my husband to bring them round to her.

I know it's not first world issues but I'm no longer answering the door. I've never minded taking her parcels but to write a note on the door I think is a bit cheeky. Do you agree?

Celebelly Mon 17-Dec-18 13:14:49

The note is very cheeky!!

OverTheHedgeSammy Mon 17-Dec-18 13:16:47

That is beyond cheeky! Leave the desk outside, especially if it's going to rain. And put a note up in your window that you're not taking parcels for other houses in the lead up to Christmas.

TinkerSpy Mon 17-Dec-18 13:17:21

VERY cheeky if they haven't asked you first!

I'd stop taking the parcels too. You're not a storage office.

Or take them and start opening them....

WHOOPS thought it was mine...here you go...

agedknees Mon 17-Dec-18 13:18:22

She should have asked you (bringing a bottle of wine and flowers for being a nice neighbour).

She is being cheeky.

placebobebo Mon 17-Dec-18 13:19:03

Don't take anymore parcels in. If a delivery driver knocks clarify the address its for so you don't turn away your own parcels.

Post a note through her door stating if its not picked up in 24 hours you'll assume she doesn't want it and will arrange for it to be disposed of and you will charge her for the privilege.

brighteyeowl17 Mon 17-Dec-18 13:19:43

Don’t take them round. When she comes say please take note down I won’t be taking them it disturbs baby.

GreatDuckCookery6211 Mon 17-Dec-18 13:19:49

It is very cheeky to put a note on the door without asking you first. I would just stop accepting deliveries from now on OP, you've been kind taking them in so far but it's got ridiculous. A desk!

furrysheep Mon 17-Dec-18 13:21:07

A desk? Who gets a desk delivered to their neighbour!! They are CFs.
Put a note on your door saying "only accepting parcels for this address".

Mia184 Mon 17-Dec-18 13:21:19

Can you see their door from your property? Next time they put up a note, remove it. Should the driver still try to deliver it to you, simply say that you're not taking their parcels anymore.

Your neighbor is being cheeky for not having checked with you first.

Justmuddlingalong Mon 17-Dec-18 13:22:59

Tape another note under it saying, "don't bother your arse."

Fluffyears Mon 17-Dec-18 13:23:03

Don’t get DH to take it to her, let her come to collect and tell her you will no longer be taking in parcels.

furrysheep Mon 17-Dec-18 13:23:48

I would also ask them to take their note down. I would politely explain that while you don't mind taking in the odd delivery when it is 3 deliveries in one day it is too much and is disturbing your baby.

needsleepzzz Mon 17-Dec-18 13:25:07

Annoying but leave them at yours until she collects, your husband shouldn't have to take them to her.
Note on your door saying deliveries for this address only, will not accept for other properties.
She's a huge CF.
Go take her note down when she's out :-D

AmIRightOrAMeringue Mon 17-Dec-18 13:26:15

It's good to get on with your neighbours so I wouldn't fall out with them but I would put a note on your door saying baby asleep - please don't knock or ring bell for parcels. I would also not get your husband to take them round - she can come and pick up (I'd text if you have her number)

fortyforty Mon 17-Dec-18 13:27:28

Thanks, I'm really really frustrated me. I've been out and looked at it and even the note sounds rude. She's underlined 'number 17' about 5 times. She's barely even speaks to me. She will chat to dh but not me....don't know why as I'm a lovely person lol

The only reason I've been answering is my dss main Xmas present has gone missing in the post so I'm answering it praying it's that.....but nope it's a 'rustic desk'

FetchezLaVache Mon 17-Dec-18 13:27:32

Don't take it round!! Wait for her to come and get it, and when she does, use furry's suggestion, which I think makes the point more politely than she deserves.

Aridane Mon 17-Dec-18 13:28:10

Naughty neighbour!

Just tell courier though that you’re not accepting deliveries - no need to be hermit like and not answer the door

Aridane Mon 17-Dec-18 13:28:35

Post a note through her door stating if its not picked up in 24 hours you'll assume she doesn't want it and will arrange for it to be disposed of and you will charge her for the privilege.

I think that would be illegal

Myselfonashelf Mon 17-Dec-18 13:29:06

Stick a note on tourown door saying No deliveries for Number 17 or what ever therpir house number is. That way you can still take the odd delivery for anyone other neighbours - skways wise to be helpguk to non piss takets in case you ever need to ask a neighbour to tske in a parcel for you but stops nextdoor taking the piss.

fortyforty Mon 17-Dec-18 13:29:08

And I'll make sure we don't take it round. Though it's bloomin frustrating as all her crap is cluttering up my hall way

ShatnersWig Mon 17-Dec-18 13:29:58

You KNOW she's being a cheeky fucker. You didn't need to ask us. But you also didn't need to enable her but taking in yet another parcel, especially a large one. You should have outright refused.

DadJoke Mon 17-Dec-18 13:30:06

Has your DH said anything to her which implies it’s OK?

recently Mon 17-Dec-18 13:30:55

It's so rude not to ask before doing this. I can't believe the cheek of some people!

brizzledrizzle Mon 17-Dec-18 13:31:36

That's really cheeky, yes. I do a lot of online shopping but I'm not always in - I've told the company I use most that they are not to leave parcels with the neighbours and that works well; if I don't hear the door then they leave it in the porch and if I'm out they just come back the next day.

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