Oct 28 2014

Bob Blackman MP’s Marathon ‘Tour of Temples’ for Hindu New Year

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Bob Blackman, MP for Harrow East, does an annual ‘Tour of Temples’ to celebrate Hindu New Year. This year he was joined by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice, Shailesh Vara, as well as local Councillors Ramji Chauhan, Manji Kara, Pritesh Patel, Vina Mithani and Mina Parmar. The tour, which began before 8am and …

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Oct 28 2014

Who says Harrow Council don’t have a sense of Humour?

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Well played, Harrow Council. Regular readers will have seen out ‘spot the difference’ featuring Pub Landlord Al Murray’s stunning likeness to Council Leader Dave Perry. So you can imagine the chuckles when we saw the back cover of Harrow People this month, featuring… Pub Landlord Al Murray. Nice one!

Oct 28 2014

Harrow SNB – Meeting Notes 27.10.2014

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The secretive Harrow Safer Neighbourhood Board met last night – the meeting, despite being ‘in public’ was unannounced, unpublished, and for all intents and purposes, ‘in public’ in name only. Clearly, they hoped to keep the great unwashed public out, as they chose a small meeting room, with about five empty chairs for it, and …

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Oct 28 2014

Uma Kumaran: NHS Under Unbearable Pressure in Harrow

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Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Harrow East, Uma Kumaran, has today highlighted the increasing pressure faced by our NHS in Harrow. Figures released this week show that the North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, the body responsible for Northwick Park Hospital, is one of the worst in the country for meeting government targets. Between July and …

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Oct 28 2014

Bob Blackman MP joins the ‘Nation of Lifesavers’ campaign to save 5,000 lives

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Bob Blackman, MP for Harrow East, is urging people to join the campaign to dramatically increase the number of people trained in life-saving CPR and help create a Nation of Lifesavers. More than 30,0001 people suffer an out of hospital cardiac arrest in the UK every year – 80%2 of which occur in the home, …

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Oct 28 2014

Police Message: Distraction Burglary in Harrow

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DISTRACTION BURGLARY Two burglaries have occurred in the Harrow area within the last 24 hours where suspects posed as officials from the water board and the council respectively. One happened in the North Harrow area and one in the Greenhill area. The suspects have not shown ID and convinced the residents that they are checking …

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Oct 28 2014

Council Recruiting ‘Snow Champions’ to, uh, Shovel Snow

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Harrow Council, with the recent rebrand of Neighbourood Champions to Community Champions, has announced that it will train some of the Champions to act as Snow Champions: The Council is committed to providing grit and equipment to enable willing volunteers to spread grit on their pavements in icy weather conditions. This winter 2014/2015 sees the launch …

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Oct 27 2014

Funding Applications Training from VAH: Free to BAME; £25+ to non-BAME groups

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Press release from Voluntary Action Harrow Funding Applications Training Voluntary Action Harrow are running an ‘Introduction to Bid Writing’ workshop which aims to introduce non-profit organisations to the principles of fundraising and how to appeal to funders. This workshop will help you identify sources of funding and give you guidance on how to write successful bids. …

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Oct 26 2014

Super Heroes and Heroines Party – October 31, 2014

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Come dressed as your favourite superhero or heroine for our fantastic superhero and heroine party. It starts at 6.00pm in the main hall, where there will be a variety of activities, followed by refreshments and barbeque. It will finish at 8.00pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Where: St Andrews Church, 89 Malvern Avenue, …

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Oct 26 2014

Guest Post: Open Letter to Bob Blackman

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Dear Bob I was appalled, but not surprised, when you voted against recognising Palestine as a state in the House of Commons on 13 October 2014. Other MPs are obviously more in touch with their constituents’ feelings and realise that public opinion has changed and moved against Israel. Israel cannot be marked as above any …

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