Bogus Builders and Rogue Traders

 Over the last couple of weeks instances of Bogus Builders have increased – specifically with regards to Roofing scams in the north of Hillingdon Borough.  Bogus Builders or Rogue Traders are people who turn up unannounced with the intention of tricking people either by high pressure selling or using false (more…)

Remembrance Day 2012

On a sunny but chill Sunday the inhabitants of Pinner and the surrounds turned out in their hundreds to mark Remembrance Day which actually fell on the 11 November.                                                             The youth of Pinner signifying their respect (more…)

Pinner celebrates the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Despite the typical Bank Holiday weather on 4th June, some 1,000 residents of Pinner and the surrounds assembled in the Memorial Park for a ‘Picnic in the Park’, organised by the Pinner Association.   Morris Dancing,  Jazz, Rock Chorus and the Storyteller entertained the crowd. Our President, Martin Verden, opening the celebrations (more…)

St George’s Day Celebrations

St George’s Day was marked once again by traditional celebrations in Pinner High Street and the Wheelbarrow Race , despite last minute objections from both Harrow Council and the Police, both of whom have previously been very supportive. Fun for All Ages A 'tight' finish? (more…)

The Royal Visit to Harrow

Our President, Martin Verden, backed up by the Merrydowners, was honoured to be selected as the equerry to HRH the Duke of Edinburgh on the recent royal visit to Harrow, here at the Krishna-Avanti Primary School on 29th March.  The visit was to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty’s accession to (more…)

Guard your home from Burglars

The police report a total of 11 burglaries in the Harrow borough on 16th January.  Most of them took place between 6 pm and 8 pm. Please ensure that your doors and windows are securely locked and that you leave some lights and a radio on to make your home look occupied. If you see someone acting suspiciously please call 999. In non-emergencies (more…)