Weekly Roundup 26 July 20.


Well what can I say; Pinner Memorial Park is considered the worst park for litter in Harrow by the Green Team that empties the bins.  This isn’t something to be proud of. If the bins are full please take your rubbish home. (In case you ask, they are visiting all parks more often with a reduced team)

We have placed posters at the key entrances to the park with the help of The Heath Robinson Museum and talked to most of the local take away outlets – they were happy to display a poster provided for them reminding people to dispose of their litter responsibly.

Having emailed Graham Henson – Leader of the Council, he informed me “The enforcement officers are visiting the parks and if they see people dropping litter, or even leaving it by the side of the bin, they will face a fine.  They will also be checking receipts left in the rubbish and sending fines through the post, which will hopefully educate them of the error of their ways. “  Let’s not be No 1 for fines!

Business/Shop wise.

  • Code Ninjas officially launched last Saturday after a delay – we wish you the very best. Interested in getting your kids to code visit https://www.codeninjas.com/locations-list/gb/ldn/pinner
  • Those of you needing some exercise Better Gym’s has reopened
  • Ellie’s Antiques is also open
  • Up at Pinner Green Newspoint Newsagents & Post Office is open.
  • For people that enjoy visiting Charity Shops: RSPCA & St Luke’s Hospice have joined Barnardo’s & Oxfam in being open. I’ve yet to hear from Mary’s Living and Giving & Sue Ryder shop to their plans.
  • On the food front, you can now sit and have a coffee at Caffè Nero.
  • Pinner Chef (Chinese in Cannon Lane) has reopened under new management. Steve is back after a few years away.
  • Sakee & Thai Villa are now doing table service but with limited hours and bookings only.
  • Fridolin’s are reopening for selected treatments and are hoping to offer a full service in August
  • Earth White staff are busy preparing to reopen.
  • Heath Robinson Museum still has no firm date as to when they will reopen, but they hope next month.

Questions have been asked about the status of the closed shops and restaurants on the High Street.

Carluccio’s and Café Rouge have been confirmed as shutting. Pizza Express had stated that they planned to reopen at the end of July, sadly I don’t think this will be the case. Zizzi have stated that “there are no plans to reopen their Pinner Restaurant just yet”.

Thank goodness for The Queens Head, Café Sombra, Shaketastic and  Foodiewuwdies for bringing some vibrancy to the High Street.  Thank you.