Pitshanger News

  • Christmas at St B

    28th Nov 2015
    The St Barnabas Frost Fair will take place this year from 5.30pm to 8.30pm on Friday 27th November.  As usual there will be many gift and craft stalls along with children’s activities, Santa’s grotto, mulled wine, mince pies, hot food, tombola and a performance by Innovation Dance.  In the church itself, the build-up to Christmas will start at 8pm on Thursday 17th December with a festival of nine lessons and carols led by the St Barnabas choir and accompanied by a brass...
  • Street Wars 2016

    28th Nov 2015
    Please note Street Wars has been moved from 6th February to the 27th February
  • Shock Tactics

    28th Nov 2015
     John Martin Estates have celebrated their 20th birthday in the Lane in a very public spirited way by buying and installing a defibrillator unit outside the office at the junction of Pitshanger Lane and Selby Road.  Defibrillators in public places are relatively common in some other European countries, but not here (yet), and we salute this trailblazing endeavour
  • The Great British High Street

    28th Nov 2015
    Since our October edition, the Great British High Street judges have visited Pitshanger Lane to see for themselves what locals have been going on about for years, and to compare the Lane to its two rivals in the London category of the High Street of the Year Awards  - Raynes Park and Roman Road.  Public Voting has now closed, and it’s clear from chit
  • Sounds Like a Fun Guy

    28th Nov 2015
    This year Paul at Charlie’s Fruitbowl will again be stocking black truffles at Christmas.  The pungent fungi, described by the French gastronome Brillat-Savarin as the diamonds of the kitchen, are esteemed in haute cuisine but also known for the high price they command.  However, Paul is buying in quantity, which should reduce the hit on your wallet.  Paul tells us that the truffles will most likely come from Italy, but he will procure whatever looks best in the market. ...
  • Make Friends with the Park

    28th Nov 2015
    Ealing Council have for a while been considering whether to set up some kind of “friends of” organisation for Pitshanger Park.  There’s nothing decided yet, but the Council are keen to gauge interest before taking things further.  If you’re interested please contact Cllr Lynne Murray at MurrayLy [at] ealing [dot] gov [dot] uk (subject: Friends%20of%20Pitshanger%20Park) (

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