Mar 25 2017

IBM’s Sweetener for Harrow Councillor Anne Whitehead

IBM have been busy touting their Watson Health application over recent months, so much so, that they flew Harrow’s Labour Councillor Anne Whitehead off to New Zealand for two weeks, just to present a one-hour workshop. Luckily, Cllr Whitehead had family out there as well, so she could take to opportunity to visit them and …

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Mar 25 2017

Pinner Wood Chalk Mines – Turmoil for residents

A week ago, the residents of Pinner Wood may have been enjoying life: an oustanding and excellent local school, and house prices steadily rising (or, as the Independant puts it, “Harrow, home to Stanmore (the end of the Jubliee Line), is the gateway to the desirable commuter belt of Hertfordshire.”). Life in indeed good. Or …

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Mar 23 2017

Pinner Wood School site to close at end of school day after underground chalk mine discovery

The site of Pinner Wood School is closing at the end of the school day today, Thursday 23 March, after a joint decision by Harrow Council, the governors and the leadership team of Pinner Wood School. The reason for the closure is that geotechnical surveys have this week reported an unacceptable risk that the ground …

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Mar 10 2017

Breaking News: Labour’s Mrs Henson wins Roxbourne by-election

Harrow Council has just announced that Labour have won, as expected, the Roxbourne by-election, with Maxine Henson joining husband Graham in the administration. No details on numbers yet – more detail to come as we get it. She received 1,554 votes, ahead of 533 votes for Conservative Annabel Singh, 240 votes for Liberal Democrat Marshel …

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Mar 09 2017

Prediction for Roxbourne by-election

Always tough to call a by-election result, but it’s fairly clear that Labour will romp home will around half of the votes in today’s election, regardless of their candidate and their promises. Over the last three election, Labour candidates have averaged 52% of the vote, compared to 27% for the Conservatives. Even given the way …

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Mar 08 2017

UKIP’s Herbie Crossman Leaflet for Roxbourne By-election

    You can download the leaflet here (.pdf format). Thanks to Jeremy Zeid for sharing.

Mar 05 2017

Stabbing in Wealdstone – Man Charged with Murder

A man has been charged with the murder of Mohamed Al-Zufairi in Wealdstone. Femi Omotoso, 26, (24.4.90) of Tudor Gardens, Wealdstone was charged on Sunday, 5 March, with the murder of Mohamed Al-Zufairi on 27 February in High Street, Wealdstone. A post-mortem examination at Northwick Park Hospital on Wednesday, 1 March, gave cause of death …

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Mar 03 2017

Guest Post: Does the left hand know what the right hand is doing?

I thought you might like this snippet! Has anyone else noticed that the pavement in Waxwell Lane Car Park is being repaired? Whilst this is very commendable, it is surprising as the council seem to be going full steam ahead with the planned redevelopment of the car park ignoring the wishes of a lot of …

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Mar 03 2017

Easter Activities at the Heath Robinson Museum

Easter Activities at the Heath Robinson Museum Junior Easter Crafts, Arty Spring Crafts and Easter Egg Hunt Children can enjoy three specific Easter activities organized by the Heath Robinson Museum this coming Easter.   Junior Easter Crafts On Wednesday 12th April 11am-12:30pm there will be special Easter Crafts for children between 4 and 7 years …

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Mar 03 2017

Harrow Council Announces “Hoarders’ project”

Harrow Council’s Asset Management team have secured £80k through the London Fire Brigade’s Community Safety Investment Fund for a project aimed at reducing hoarding across Harrow. Affecting around 2-6% of the population, hoarding behaviour can be very complex, often caused by deep emotional problems, so simply clearing the property may cause severe trauma and make …

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