Pitshanger News

  • Frost Fair

    17th Nov 2012
    St Barnabas Frost Fair will be held in the evening of Friday 30th November and will feature, for the first time, stalls from local traders.  It’s a great opportunity to buy some quality Christmas presents and support the local community.
  • David Park Calls Time

    17th Nov 2012
    After many years delivering thousands of PCA missives to members and residents, particularly those who live in blocks of flats, David has decided to hang up his bicycle clips and concentrate on other projects.
  • New Postal Service

    17th Nov 2012
    Don’t need you any more, Royal Mail – we’ve got our own postbox!  You can post your membership renewals, raffle returns, letters, and complaints to the editor in the box about to be installed in John Martin Estates.
  • Free Money

    17th Nov 2012
    The closing date for this year’s round of discretionary cash award applications is Friday 7th December.  Local organisations and charities are invited to nominate projects for these one-off awards; please note we will consider new applications from previous recipients of PCA awards but they must not be for projects that we’ve already funded.  An application form and eligibility guidelines can be obtained from the address at the end of this newsletter or via download
  • River Brent Clean Up

    17th Nov 2012
    The working party organised by river conservation charity Thames21 on 23rd October included eleven volunteers who turned up as a direct result of publicity in last month’s newsletter.  PCA members Ingrid Waloff and Zillah Myers enjoyed the experience, Ingrid reporting that “… all equipment was provided - boots, thick socks, gloves, pickers, bags, pruners.  This time activities included not just litter picking but also bulb planting and scrubland pruning, so we got a choice,...
  • Light Up the Lane

    17th Nov 2012
    Only a week to go and we’re already getting ourselves overexcited!  Don’t forget the event is now on the Sunday, 25th November, from 4 till 7 pm with the switching on of the lights by our MP Steve Pound and the Mayor, Councillor Mohammad Aslam, at 5 pm.