Friends of Pinner Village

Hi

Update  on news items from the Friends of Pinner village Gardens – looking after a large and beautiful park in Pinner, NW London since 2015 – 145 members and 340 Facebook followers

We have a 5 year plan with short/medium and long term projects and this year are  fundraising for new play equipment in the children’s  playground  in the park

We now have reached £13K towards the £45K target with a further pledge of £5K and are ordering the first 3 pieces of equipment

Round up of news

Easter event – 14/4 – plant/book sale netted £560 net profit

sponsored 3kms fun run round Pinner Village gardens – 29/4 – Harrow CEO tom whiting opened events – I have many photos for you if interested – cold day 6 degrees but 50 people took part – all ages and levels – got certificates and raised £300

Cake sale supported at  Nower hill  organised by  a year 8 child raised £120 and Nower hill school are supporting us as this is their local  park stall at the St George’s Day 22/4 – raised over £180

Next big fundraiser with 18 family fun stalls in the playground itself and Brixton fair ground rides in the park, ice cream van, face painting, live music from local women’s and children’s choir – 12-4pm 7/7 – being opened by harrow mayor

Lots of other projects for the park planned too – stage 2 of the new English bluebell wood an after stage one blooming so well, planting a new wildflower meadow, creating some bug hotels, new benches, new signage and noticeboards so people can see and take part in  events and activities in the park such as tai chi, personal training etc.

Let me know if any of this is of interest

Many thanks

Antonia Savvides

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