Sep 13 2017

Paul Says: Share Your Thoughts on Harrow’s Police!

Share Your Thoughts on Harrow’s Police! The Borough Commander Simon Ovens has informed me of a public consultation (details below) to discuss the proposals being put forward by the Labour Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan to close many of Harrow’s Police Buildings. I would encourage everyone to attend to have your say and to help …

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Sep 13 2017

Crowdfunding – the answer to our prayers, thinks Council

Harrow Council is trumpeting about crowdfunding again today, in this case, about Rayners Lane: “A crowdfunded project that promises to transform the centre of Rayner’s Lane is on the verge of hitting its £73,000 funding target – thanks to the enthusiasm of local residents and businesses.” The project says: “We are working with a group …

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Sep 08 2017

Bob Says: Harrow Council “covering up” it’s financial mismanagement

Investigation by Bob Blackman MP has uncovered concerning evidence that the Labour-run Harrow Council has failed, he says, in its duty of care for public assets, selling publicly owned land to a private enterprise without any level of transparency or care for taxpayer money. Residents were not advised of the sale and the use of …

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Aug 23 2017

New Leader of Harrow Council Conservatives

Following Councillor Susan Hall’s appointment as an Assembly Member to the Greater London Assembly, and her subsequent decision to stand down as Leader of Harrow Conservatives, the Harrow Council Conservative Group elected their new Leader, Councillor Paul Osborn. Councillor Osborn has represented Pinner ward since 2001 and said in a statement today: “I relish the …

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Aug 17 2017

Wealdstone Summer Festival – August 19, 2017

Wealdstone Active Community welcomes you to Wealdstone Summer Festival There will be a jazz band and tabla player. Mary Reynolds (a queen look alike) will be attending the event. The architects “We Made That” will also be attending the event to explain the regeneration plans for Wealdstone. Franco a children’s magician will be giving two …

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Aug 17 2017

The future’s bright for students at Harrow College following results day success

The future’s bright for students at Harrow College following results day success Harrow College is celebrating yet another achievement today with the FE college recording 97.5% A-level pass rate overall, with 58% of students achieving A*-C grades. This year-on-year improvement follows the recent news from the Department for Education that Harrow College is highest overall …

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Aug 09 2017

Cllr Chika Amadi – The Response

We asked Cllr Amadi for her response following the news of her recent social media activities. We’ve now received this, and have published it, unedited (other than line breaks to make it easier to read), and in full. To whom it may concern. I am neither homophobic nor a bigot. I wish to say that …

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Aug 04 2017

Booted? Harrow ex-Labour Councillor Amadi Goes Rogue

Disgraced ex-Labour Councillor, Chika Amadi who was suspended for calling Pride marchers paedophiles shows not a jot of remorse as she announces that she’s “no longer suspended” and is now an independant councillor, according to a Tweet earlier today: Booted? Or resigned from the Labour party? We’ll never know. It’s entirely possible that this is only …

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Aug 01 2017

Harrow Labour suspends councillor who called Pride marchers paedophiles

Harrow Labour Group suspend Cllr Chika Amadi. According to the Guardian today, the Harrow Labour group have suspended Cllr Chika Amadi for “social media posts that called Pride marchers ‘paedophiles’ and threatened to unleash the “burning anger” of God on her critics.” In another Facebook post, the councillor shared a quote from the president of …

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Jul 16 2017

£20 Charge to Dump Waste for non-Harrow Residents

It was the council’s monthly cabinet meeting last week, and this item crept in, relating to changes at the Forward Drive waste site: It was resolved that: a charge of £20 to non-residents using the Harrow Re-use and Recycling Centre (HRRC) site per visit be introduced and non-residents be restricted from disposing of non-recyclable waste …

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