Jun 29 2015

Harrow Times Challenged on Insider Information; Issues Robust Denial

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Our story last week about the prediction boldly made by the Harrow Times over the College Road planning application  appears to have ruffled some feathers. Cast you mind back, and you’ll recall we wondered how the Times could have produced a headline saying that the plans would “be approved” hours before the meeting even took …

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Jun 29 2015

Freebies! Free Bike Hire for Harrow’s Councillors and Staff

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Harrow Councillors and Council Staff will be able to take advantage of another freebie at the Civic Centre from July. During a two month trial, councillors and staff will be able to hire, for free, a Brompton folding bicycle (pictured). The council’s own internal bulletin on this chirps, “Take it for work related travel, to …

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Jun 24 2015

Harrow Times Polishes Crystal Ball; Predicts College Road Post Office Development Approval

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Local free paper, the Harrow Times, has taken the plunge and announced that the College Road Post Office development will be approved by Harrow Council’s Planning Committee which meets later on this evening. Is this just sloppy journalism, or, more worrying, do they have inside information and tonight’s meeting is just a case of rubber-stamping …

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Jun 15 2015

Bob Lawrence Library – Books sold, staff in tears, shutters down

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I watched the shutters go down for the very last time at the Bob Lawrence Library on Saturday. I’m sure that I won’t be the only one who will miss this library that has enriched the lives of so many individuals. In the last 6 months since we started campaigning to keep the library open, …

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Jun 14 2015

“The Met – Policing London” – Public Viewing with Harrow Police – June 16, 2015

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BBC Documentary – The Met – Policing London INVITE FROM HARROW POLICE TUESDAY 16th JUNE 2015 “The Met – Policing London” – a new five part BBC One primetime documentary. It is the most comprehensive access to the Met that any broadcaster has ever been granted. There has never been a documentary about a police force …

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Jun 13 2015

Police Appeal: Stabbing in Stanmore

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Detectives in Harrow, investigating an attempted murder are appealing for witnesses. Police were called at approximately 22:15hrs on Friday, 5 June to reports of a man stabbed at The Broadway, Stanmore HA7. The London Ambulance Service attended and treated a 21-year-old man at the scene for stab wounds to his chest before taking him to …

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Jun 13 2015

Welldon Park School Expansion – Drop-in Public Session

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Welldon Park School have received an update on the proposed expansion of the school and would like you to go and see the latest building plans and meet the people working on the project. You are invited to a drop-in event in the Junior School Hall on Monday 29 June, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Plans will also …

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Jun 13 2015

St Luke’s Summer Proms – 4th and 11th July , 2015

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Uplifted Voices and St Luke’s Summer Proms – BBC Elstree Concert Band Uplifted Voices is the house choir of the University Gospel Choir of the year Competition. Uplifted Voices have sung backing vocals for the X Factor for the last three years, as well as singing in the BBC’s 2014 Gospel Prom. Uplifted Voices is …

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Jun 13 2015

Nominate a Harrow Hero

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Dear Community Champion, This is the 8th year of the annual Harrow’s Heroes volunteer awards. Harrow’s Heroes is an event that: Recognises the hundreds of unsung heroes that are doing so much in their communities Celebrates the hard work, dedication and commitment of local volunteers Spotlights their amazing achievements Do you know a volunteer or …

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Jun 07 2015

Jeremy Zeid on the “Visitor Persecution Zone” in Harrow

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Having been invited to a wedding party in Kenton East, I now know what Labour intends for Harrow Residents. In their zeal for “revenue”, no doubt because of the “cuts”; you cannot park anywhere in the side streets along Honeypot Lane. Now, I can fully understand this during the day, but why does the Car and Visitor Persecution Zone extend …

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