Fraud Awareness

This Wednesday, 4th June the Metropolitan Police is holding a Courier Fraud Awareness Day. Courier fraud is a sophisticated fraud where scammers telephone the victim purporting to be someone from their bank, the police or other law enforcement agency. They then dupe the person into revealing their PIN and handing (more…)

Great Railway Journeys

Just strolling in the Memorial Park one sunny Sunday afternoon, when we came across a small group filming for the Great Railway Journey series.  There was Mrs Marshall, the famous 19th Century cook, instructing Michael Portillo in the intricacies of  making cucumber ice cream, which we were invited to sample (more…)

Duck Pond Market comes to Pinner

The Duck Pond Market came to the High Street Gardens in Pinner on 10th May and despite the showery weather attracted a steady flow of visitors.  I understand that they plan to come to Pinner on the second Saturday of each month, but a look at their web site will (more…)

Harrow marks May Day

On the May Day Bank Holiday Monday the Manor House, the Tithe Barn  and the Museum formed the centre piece for the May Day celebrations when there was entertainment provided by the Lady Morris Dancers, a host of stalls, donkey rides for the children and dancing round the Maypole which (more…)

Celebrating St George in Pinner

The traditional parade of the mounted St George was enjoyed by a vast crowd in fortunately good weather until late afternoon. The Mayor of Harrow attended the proceedings her car being escorted up the High Street by the mounted St George and an escort of scouts who subsequently renewed their (more…)

Association AGM and PITA presentation

On April 16 the Pinner Association held its AGM, which followed its usual course and was followed by a “Save our Shops ” presentation by Kara lines and Amina Sadiq of the Pinner Independent Traders’ Association (PITA) who presented their Pinner Pledge which  all were urged to follow. Tim Owen (more…)

Paddypower comes to Pinner

On Tuesday4 March advertising took over both the Chapel Lane and West House Car Parks as well as part of the Memorial Park as a film set, featuring a screaming bride. Sadly the lake in the park did not look at its best due to refurbishment of the fountain installation, (more…)