Pitshanger News

  • PCA Newsletter 90 - September 2015

    25th Sep 2015
    The Great British High Street , Green Fingers (Not) , I Heard My Country Calling , Queueing for the A40 , First Birthday for junior parkrun , The Mad Hatters , At the Club , Farm Shop and Deli Awards , The Brains of Barnabas , Green Flag Retained , Where to Watch the RWC Final , Many Hands Make Lights Work
  • AGM

    22nd Aug 2015
    The PCA AGM took place at the Brentham Club on Thursday 16th July.  The 25th member to arrive looked bemused on being greeted by applause, but he was the one who earned us our quorum (phew).  As previously reported, Karen Jacks (on the committee since 2006 and chairman since 2009) and Kelvin Walker (treasurer since 2010) have stepped down from the committee.  We are very grateful to both of t
  • Game, Set and Match

    22nd Aug 2015
    Wimbledon came and went as usual, but the tennis headline of the year is the opening of the new Tiger Turf tennis courts at the Brentham Club on Sunday 26th July at 12 midday.  The courts will be declared open by Louis Cayer, Great Britain’s Davis Cup Coach.  The festivities will include a BBQ, a mini tournament, coaching and exhibition tennis, and are free to all (just bring a racket and tennis shoes/trainers if you want to play).
  • Ealing Trailfinders Rugby

    22nd Aug 2015
    It’s been a roller-coaster ride for supporters of Ealing Trailfinders Rugby Club over the last few seasons: promotion in 2012-13, relegation in 2013-14 and promotion again in 2014-15.  Having secured their place in the Greene King IPA Championship (the second tier of professional rugby in England) for 2015-16, the club is determined to learn the lessons from the season before last and avoid another relegation.  We were pleased to see the boys at Party In The Park and can...
  • Junior Golf – Summer Coaching

    22nd Aug 2015
    Ealing Golf Club (just a short wade across the River Brent) provided a taste of mini golf for children at Party In The Park, and they’re intending to build on the interest shown by offering junior golf coaching during the summer holidays.  Starting on Monday 27th July the Ealing Golf Club Academy will be running beginner sessions (age 6-10) on Mondays and Thursdays, and intermediate sessions (age 8-12) on Wednesdays and Fridays.  The one hour sessions will start at 11am each...
  • Ealing Notiz

    22nd Aug 2015
    For anyone who (a) is interested in local planning applications, and (b) has a smart-phone, Ealing Council has released a new free app called Ealing Notiz that lists current planning applications near a specified postcode, or displays them on a map.  Clicking on an individual item on the list/map reveals further details.  The app is available for Apple and Android smart-phones, and using it promises to be easier than grinding through the small print at the back of the...