Dick Bird’s Primrose Hill Diary

My Auntie Kathleen always had a dog. More precisely, she had a series of dogs, all of them rescued, all of them extremely badly behaved and all of them called Roger. “Get down, Roger!” When asked what breed any of them was, she always replied: “He’s a Bitzer.” Impressed but uncertain eyes would rest on Roger until Auntie, with classic timing, added: “Bits of this, … Continue reading Dick Bird’s Primrose Hill Diary

Policing Primrose Hill

We put a number of readers’ questions to the police, who are responsible for enforcing the Royal Parks’ regulations. “The Metropolitan Police hold Community Ward panels every 6 to 8 weeks to ensure that local policing teams are tackling the problems highlighted by park users and local residents,” reports Mark Ottowell, of the Met’s Territorial Policing press office. “The objective is to get information and … Continue reading Policing Primrose Hill

PupAid Dog Show

It’s September and time for Primrose Hill to host one of the highlights of our local calendar-the PupAid Dog Show! Now in its fourth year on the hill, this fun event attracts families and their canine companions to come to the park and enjoy taking part in celebrity judged classes, to have a go at an agility course or to browse the boutique doggy shopping … Continue reading PupAid Dog Show