Pitshanger News

  • ...and at St Barnabas

    23rd Sep 2013
    St Barnabas Church has now welcomed new vicar, Fr. Justin Dodd and his family to our community, so if you see a young man in the Lane with a dog collar please be friendly. Alongside the regular series of concerts at St Barnabas, the next big occasion in the music calendar is the Organ Festival on Sunday 6th October, which will see the Church’s magnificent organ put through its paces by nine different organists, with each one getting 30 minutes at the keys.
  • It’s All Happening on the Lane…

    23rd Sep 2013
    Once again Pitshanger proves itself equal to anything the TV soaps can hurl at us. A couple of weeks ago people on Pitshanger Lane were amazed to see an ambulance pull up outside Nisa, not to collect a patient, but for the paramedics to take the patient out of the ambulance, lay him on the pavement and perform an emergency tracheotomy in full view of shoppers and traders!
  • A Time For Calm

    23rd Sep 2013
    Out of a series of items in past newsletters about properties being shaken by buses and lorries striking the raised table at the top of Selby Road has come the ‘Pitshanger Traffic Calming Group’ (PTCG), formed by residents of Woodfield Road and Pitshanger Lane.
  • Autumn Tea Party

    23rd Sep 2013
    The wet and gloomy weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of the 90 guests at the PCA’s Autumn Tea Party held on Monday 9th September at the Brentham Club. PCA members were joined by guests from Downhurst and St. David’s Home who enjoyed afternoon tea with scones and cream washed down with fizz and many cups of tea served on vintage china.
  • Football Development Scores Own Goal

    23rd Sep 2013
    We originally reported in July 2011 that planning permission had been granted for a new football club house on Scotch Common, in roughly the same place as an earlier, demolished, building. Things went quiet after that, but work finally started in August on associated pitch drainage works.
  • Tie-Up at Lisa’s

    23rd Sep 2013
    Do you have ties lying around unused, no longer loved or abandoned after faithful service? Help is at hand. The Rotary Club of Ealing is working with Click 4 Action eRotary and other Rotarians across Great Britain and Ireland, to turn donated ties into fashionable bags, purses, necklaces and all kinds of other gift items to be sold in aid of The Rotary Foundation’s End Polio Now campaign. The local collection point is Lisa’s Restaurant, 46 Pitshanger Lane.