Pinner Fair – 29 May 2024

Pinner Fair being set upWe believe the following road closures and bus diversions will be in place.

From about 15:00 on 28 May until about 8:00 on 30 May; the following buses will be diverted down West End Lane.

H11, H12 & H13.

The 183 will start and terminate at near Pinner Library.

Vehicle traffic restrictions will also apply see below:

We are assuming that the following roads will be closed or have restricted access:

No access to vehicles

  • High Street
  • Bridge Street

Restricted Access

  • Love Lane
  • Waxwell Lane
  • Elm Park Road
  • Marsh Road
  • Chapel Lane
  • Station Approach
  • Paines Lane
  • Church Lane
  • Grange Gardens
  • Cecil Park

If you are going to the fair, I would suggest that you use public transport or walk as parking will be restricted in the area. I haven’t been able to find out which car parks will be available.

Sainsbury’s will also be closing early at 6pm on the 28th may and closed all day 29th May.

Chapel Lane & Staion Park Parks will be closed.

Love Lane Car park will be accessible but not from Bridge Street.

Housing Repairs Phone Scam

Dear Watch Member,

Housing Repairs Phone Scam

Please be aware of any phone calls you receive from telephone number 020 3991 0438.

The caller purports to be from Harrow Council’s Housing Repairs department.

However, research conducted via the who-called.co.uk website shows this phone number is associated with a housing repairs scam targeting people in the London, South East and North West regions of the country.

You can report suspicious calls or texts by forwarding them to 7726.

For more information about different types of scams as well as where you can get help and report a scam, please read the attached Little Book of Big Scams.

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Regards,
Lee O’Brien
Pinner Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 020 8721 2775

Line Up For Our Concerts in The Park Season

This year’s line up for our Concerts in The Park season is:-

Harrow Steel – 28 July

Harrow Steel

 

“Harrow Steel” is a charity steel band. They were founded in 2019 and are based in the London Borough Harrow. The charity create an ethos of challenge and nurture that provides an opportunity for gifted and talented young musicians aged 13 – 21 to learn complex music aurally within a Steel Band.

More information about  Harrow Steel

 

Simply Gray – 4 August

Simply Gray

 

Simply Gray are a classic rock, jump jive and do wop band. They first appeared at our concerts in 2019.  Some of you will know them from their performances at St George’s Day and Pinner Village Show.  They hold the record for the longest over run .

More information about Simply Gray

Nimesh Sanghoi sings Bollywood – 11 August

Nimesh Sanghoi

Nimesh is a well-known name in the UK Bollywood live music circuit, whose career spans over three decades. Nimesh is best known as a versatile singer and fantastically spontaneous entertainer who is extremely popular with audiences of all ages. Known for his ability to engage and captivate audiences with his magnetic and infectious personality, his versatile style leaves audiences mesmerised and always wanting “one more song”!

More information about Nimesh Sanghoi

Stardust Big Band – 18 August

Stardust Big BandThey are a London-based Jazz band playing music from early swing to modern big band spanning the 1920s to the modern day. With a mixture of music and very talented singers, you might find your self singing along or even dancing.

More information  about Stardust Big Band

Harrow Foodbank – Vacancies for Trustee Board Members

https://harrow.foodbank.org.uk I have just returned from visitingHarrow Foodbank and speaking to Chonde, the project manager.  She told me that they are looking for two new trustee board members.  If you are interested, continue reading.

Harrow Food Bank is part of the Trussell Trust  – a network of over 1300 food bank centres in the UK. Between April 2022 and March 2023, food banks provided almost 3 million food supplies to people in crisis. More information can be found at www.trusseltrust.org

Harrow Food Bank

Vacancies for Trustee Board Members

Harrow Food Bank requires two Trustees to support the Chair and current members who can support the existing Trustees:

 

Administrator  / Secretary: to lead on all the administrative duties of the food bank and Trustee Board, ensure all meetings are conducted within the legal requirements and a record of all meetings maintained.

Key roles & responsibilities:

  1. Arrange and communicate dates for all Trustee Meetings, circulating papers in advance
  2. Follow up on the agreed actions from meetings and keep an accurate ‘action log’
  3. Ensure all stakeholders are informed of the AGM and that the AGM report is submitted to all relevant bodies

https://harrow.foodbank.org.uk

Treasurer: to lead on the financial affairs of the foodbank and to ensure that they are conducted within the required legal accounting and good practice conventions.

Key roles & responsibilities:

  1. Ensure that the Food Bank has proper systems for budgeting, financial controls, insurance and reporting
  2. Produce and present regular finance reports for the Trustees Board Meetings
  3. Maintain accurate financial records as report in a timely manner to all relevant bodies

If you are interested in the above roles please email Mr Brendan Timlin, Current Chair [email protected] or Mr Rob Ogundere, future Chair [email protected]

 

Help Influence Pinner’s Future

Our AGM and open meeting  will be held on the 17th April 24 in thh Village Hall at 8pm.  If you would like to influence Pinner’s future, why not be come a commitee member.

Interested?

We invite people to stand for the position of Officers or the Committee. These must be made in writing (a completed PDF nomination form submitted via email or on paper), supported by a seconder, having obtained the permission of the proposed nominee, and sent to the Chair or Secretary (address on page 3) at least one week before the AGM.

Any Pinner Association member who is interested in knowing more is welcome to contact our Chair, Julie by emailing [email protected]

Copies of the nomination forms for Officers and the Committee may be obtained by emailing [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Thank you