Winners of the Ickenham pictures competition:
1st Alison Bowles
2nd Eleanor Wrigley
3rd Paddy Rowley
The IRA General Secretary will be in touch with you about your prizes.
If you’re wondering what this post is all about, please visit the quiz itself
Well, it’s too late to win the prize – that will be announced shortly. But if you want to have a go, here are some numbered pictures taken in the village. They’re taken close up or from an unusual angle.
Have a go. When you’ve tried to guess all 20, follow the link after the pictures. Good luck.
The answers are here
We’re a bit late with this but, following public consultation, a new Parks and Public Places Public Spaces Protection Order was implemented on April 19.
You can download or read the pdf document which, among other things, tells you the maximum number of dogs you can have in your sole charge (6), that you can’t have fires and barbecues wherever you want and that you have to be careful where you use remote control vehicles and aircraft.
Saturday 17th June, 7:15pm – 10:30pm
Glebe School Grounds, Sussex Road
Ickenham Festival is delighted to announce a special outdoor concert in the grounds of Glebe School. This will feature a musical programme with Covers Band “Fat Busted” Plus Support. The evening will finish with a large fireworks display.
Please bring your own seats, rugs, and food and drink if you wish. There will also be food and soft drinks on sale. Doors open 7:15 pm. Concert starts at 7:45 pm. Fireworks at 10:15 pm.
Tickets are on sale from Ickenham shops at Sherry’s, Williams Butchers, Bikewise, or from the Festival Team.
Tickets may also be bought online from our website or by post from 3 Rectory Way, Ickenham, UB10 8BP.
All tickets are £8.00, under 5’s free. Sorry, no refunds if wet and no dogs please, except guide dogs.
On Sunday morning, in Swakeleys Park, a well-spoken woman protested she couldn’t see what was wrong with picking an armful of daffodils. She wasn’t the first, but she was the most blatant. This is what the law says:
Brunel University students, working with West London Film & Media CIC and Groundwork South, have put together a seven-minute video about the Colne Valley Park as it stands today, before it is cut through by the twin threats of HS2 and Heathrow’s third runway.
It’s a charming film of the pleasures on the doorstep of 10 million people. Perhaps it will inspire you to visit the attractions, support the cafés and other local businesses and perhaps get involved in some way with its associated charities.
More information here.
Our thanks to Twitter’s Mrs_AngryJones for the tip-off.