Following feedback Trade Members now have the ability to Lock and Unlock their own Adverts in the Sporting Opportunities and Classifieds areas of the site.
Note that there are pros and cons to this. Often genuine replies and feedback to an advert helps buyer confidence more than an advert to which no one has or can reply, or that has only ever been bumped/replied by the advertiser.
If you do post a locked Ad make sure you specify how you would like people to respond to the advert! (e.g. by PM etc)
1) Trade Member - Posting a locked Ad
When submitting a new Ad you now have the option to lock it immediately so that it is created with locked status.
2) Trade Member - Locking/Unlocking An Advert
You can control the locked status of your advert as shown below: