Pitshanger News

  • Along The Lane This Christmas

    20th Dec 2012
    Innovation Dance Boutique invites you to join them for a mince pie and glass of champagne at their Christmas Party on Saturday 22nd December.  They’re giving 15% off children’s wear and gift items all day so go and see them for your Christmas gifts.  Children and baby labels now in stock include ‘Angels Face’, ‘Hatley’, ‘Oh Baby’ and ‘No Added Sugar’.
  • Glittering Prizes

    20th Dec 2012
    Congratulations all round at Old Oak Florists: Sandrie Pinçon has won the London heats of the “Florist of the Future” competition and will represent the capital in the national finals at Tatton Park next year.  Her colleague, Morgan-Douglas Nuth, has again been invited to design at the Chelsea Flower Show: next year he’s involved in two pavilion exhibits for National Farmers Union/Waitrose and Interflora.  As if this wasn’t enough they’re offering a 10% discount on all...
  • Spinal Tap Revisited

    20th Dec 2012
    Fans of the 1980s rock and roll film spoof ‘This Is Spinal Tap’ will remember the scene when the ageing heavy metal band’s massive new stage set, based on Stonehenge, is unveiled.  Unfortunately somewhere in the design stage the symbols for feet and inches have been transposed leaving the band staring at a knee-high replica of the wo
  • Council’s Culinary Compromise

    20th Dec 2012
    Most people would probably agree that colourful front-of-shop displays and outdoor café tables add to the ambience of the Lane, and the street scene has been further enlivened recently by the occasional wine and food tastings run by Harrisons.  Much to their surprise a local resident took photos of one of these and sent them to the Council, proving that one man’s meat is another man’s breach of street trading regulations.
  • Bus Action Group

    20th Dec 2012
    Our item in the last newsletter elicited responses from a couple more local residents whose enjoyment of home life has been diminished since the introduction of double-decker buses and raised platforms along the Lane and adjacent roads.  If you’ve been in contact with Dave Wallis regarding this issue expect an email or call from him in the new year and an invitation to a meeting of this snappily-named group to look at the issues and what can be done about them.  If you’d...
  • Schubert Festival

    20th Dec 2012
    Advance notice of yet another of Hugh Mather’s marvellous musical weekends from Friday January 25th until Sunday 27th.  Look forward to 12 hours of Schubert’s “wonderful music” played by over 50 musicians at St Barnabas church.