May 29 2016

Proscenium presents The Merry Wives of Windsor – June 15-18, 2016

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Proscenium commemorates the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare by presenting his most joyously farcical play. Mrs Ford and Mrs Page set out to teach suspicious husbands and errant offspring a lesson whilst tricking Sir John Falstaff, who aims to seduce them for profit. Masques, mockery and mayhem reign, as the Bard of Avon …

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May 28 2016

Harrow Council and the “Harrow Ambition Plan”

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Harrow Council has launched the “Harrow Ambition Plan” showing all the fabulous promises it is making which will come in over the next four years. In the pithy introduction, ex-leader Cllr David Perry notes: “Our vision and priorities for Harrow are to work together to make a difference for all our communities, families, businesses and vulnerable …

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May 28 2016

Patients First – Harrow CCG’s Quarterly Newsletter (Spring 2016)

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Harrow CCG have just published their Spring 2016 quarterly newsletter. In this issue you can find out how enhanced practice nurses are supporting patients in Harrow and how the talking therapy service supported a patient to change her life while struggling with depression. The forward, by Dr Amol Kelshiker, Chair, Harrow CCG, is below – you can …

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May 28 2016

Harrow: The council so broken even it’s Chief Exec can’t get things fixed

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Question: how many council workers does it take to replace a light bulb? Answer: we don’t know. Despite countless on-line faults, emails back and forth between everyone from the guy who arranges tree pruning to the chief exec, nobody has actually done it. There’s an alley in South Harrow. It’s a well-used shortcut between Northolt …

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May 23 2016

Harrow Council’s Latest Smoke ‘n’ Mirrors Trick

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Struggling Harrow Council has taken to Twitter to announce how wonderful it is… by doing it’s bloody job. The tweets – example below – say how they had “…an extra £1m to spend…” …simply as a result of “getting the very best from their contacts.” But it doesn’t stop there: the council’s Department of Creative …

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May 23 2016

Bob Says: Harrow Library Consultation Flawed; Send Objections

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Bob Blackman MP Urges Public to Get Involved in Library Closures Inquiry Consultation Last year, Bob Blackman joined with local residents in Edgware in his constituency of Harrow East to try and save the Bob Lawrence Library in Edgware from closure by Harrow Council. Despite a petition with more than 5000 signatures and a sound …

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May 23 2016

Susan Says: Is Labour’s Council Leader up to the Job?

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While Harrow residents face a 4% council tax hike, a £75 bin collection charge and service cuts across the board, the Council’s ruling Labour Group are looking after their own. At the authority’s Annual meeting last week, Labour announced that former Leader Cllr. David Perry is to sit as a non-executive member on Cabinet. At …

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May 08 2016

WEEE Recycling Event – May 19, 2016

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On Thursday 19th May Harrow Council’s recycling team will be holding a WEEE event in Wealdstone. The event is being held outside Holy Trinity Church HA3 5QX from 11am-2pm and they will be working alongside West London Waste. The event is to encourage people to recycle unwanted electrical items within the borough. They will be collecting …

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May 08 2016

1st Roxeth Scout Auction – May 14, 2016

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The 1st Roxeth Scouts are holding another of their auctions at the South Harrow Baptist Church on May 14, 2016 from 11.00am. Viewing starts at 10.00am, the sale begins at 11.00am, and should wrap up mid-afternoon. This’ll be your chance to clear our some of your old items, or, indeed, to pick up some new ones! …

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Apr 24 2016

HUDC’s International Festival – June 4, 2016

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Harrow United Deaf Club will be hosting our International Festival bringing diverse communities together to celebrate their cultures and to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday . The event will take place on Saturday 4th June 2016 at 4pm – 9pm at Member’s Lounge, Committee Rooms and the Council Chambers of Harrow Council Civic Centre, Station …

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