August 16th, 2016
On August 12th 1966, three detectives in an unmarked police 'Q' car spotted a battered standard Vanguard estate car containing three men parked in a side street near Wormwood Scrubs in West London.
Suspecting the men might be part of a planned prison break and because the car had no tax disc, Detective Constable David Wombwell and Detective Constable Chris Head got out of their car to speak to the occupants.
May 22nd, 2015
Deb Osborn from Barnes and Sons in Uxbridge Road, arranged for the branch to participate in The Chocolate Tea Party on 16th May 2015. This event was a fantastic way to raise money in support of The Sick Children’s Trust.
Deb got in touch with friends and clients, past and present, to invite them for a cuppa and chocolate treat at the branch in return for the purchase of a raffle ticket to win a host of prizes w...
April 26th, 2015
Barnes & Sons have offered their support to Our Lady of Fatima Church on the White City estate who are celebrating 50 years of serving the local community this year and helped to arrange an International Spring Fair for all of the residents to enjoy.
Everybody is invited to attend on Sunday 10th May between 12:30pm and 4pm on the grounds of Pope John Roman Catholic School.
The theme is an International one with...
April 8th, 2015
The wonderful parashioners of St John's in Fulham Broadway have faithfully knitted for Preemies UK for over two years, Paul Bye of Barnes and Sons joined the St Johns Lunch Club and met the Knitters and to collect the latest batch of knitting destined for premature babies in hospitals around the UK.
Barnes and Sons of Shepherds Bush are a distribuation centre for the Preemies UK charity and they have been actively...
February 27th, 2015
Barnes and Sons of Shepherds Bush celebrate St David's Day this weekend remembering past clients & families with a Welsh origin.
Barnes and Sons ensure they respect the multi cultural communities they serve by hanging flags or creating full window displays on as many public holidays as possible.
This has become a recognised event in the local community and locals now look out for the change of the window disp...