Sep 19 2014

Harrow Council Cabinet Meeting: A Lesson in Bellyfeeling

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Quite possibly one of the most pointless meetings yet, a view clearly shared by Dave, as he didn’t bother to show up for it. Quite surprising, as common belief was that Thursdays were one of his two days at work. Of course, the irony of the meeting rubber stamping the plan to recruit a Chief …

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Sep 18 2014

Harrow’s PR Machine Cranks Up; Produces Bull

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Harrow’s PR team, clearly feeling under pressure to start performing, have excelled themselves under Labour Dave’s leadership this week, if the double-page spread in the Harrow Times ia anything to go by. Under the heading of “What the Council has done so far” we see this: It’s worthy of closer analysis: “We PROMISED to… …build …

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Sep 17 2014

Dave’s Council Gives Up on Transparency

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Cast your mind back to Susan Hall’s plans to implement a spitting ban in the borough. Her idea was to introduce fines for those who spit, in an attempt to eradicate this disgusting habit from the streets her her town. So now, of course, we fast forward a few months, to Dave’s council. Naturally, jumping …

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Sep 16 2014

Harrow Council in £3m hunt for comms support over “bad PR” from cuts

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PRWeek Magazine has announced that Harrow Council is seeking a partner to manage the public and media relations, publications and service marketing at the council, “…amid major cuts to council services, looking at new ways of driving the council’s messages to local residents.” It goes on to say that Alex Dewsnap, the council’s director of resources, said, …

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Sep 13 2014

1st Roxeth Scout Group Auction – September 20, 2014

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The 1st Roxeth Scouts are holding another of their auctions at the South Harrow Baptist Church on September 20, 2014 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! South …

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Sep 13 2014

Harrow Mencap Carers Meeting – September 17, 2014

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Carers Meeting – 17th September 2014 Time: 11:00 – 13:00 Light lunch included Venue: Harrow Mencap 3 Jardine House Harrovian Business Village Bessborough Road Harrow – HA1 3EX Phone : 020 8423 7382 E-mail : Jayshree.Joshi@harrowmencap.org.uk Harrow Mencap is developing an innovative peer advocacy and a digital social media project with family Carers as expert …

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Sep 13 2014

Take Part: Give the Council Your View on the Proposed Cuts

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Drop by one of the Council’s ‘Take Part’ sessions where you can meet with Councillors and senior officers to discuss the cuts face to face. Wednesday 17th September 10am-2pm, Queensbury, Queensbury Circle Sunday 21st September 12-6pm, Under One Sky, Byron Park, Wealdstone Saturday 27th September 12-4pm, Rayners Lane, near to Rayners Lane station. Saturday 4th …

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Sep 13 2014

Labour’s Move from Neighbourhood Champions to Community Champions Explained

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At last, Harrow Labour’s unexplained renaming of Susan Hall’s successful Neightbourhood Champions scheme has finally been subtly revealed. According to the most recent Neighbourhood Champions’ newsletter, Neighbourhood Champions could soon see their roles expanded to “…getting involved in removing litter from country paths” and “…river cleaning.” Clearly, Dave’s planning a whole host of cuts: next …

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Sep 13 2014

ABF – Sponsored Walk in Bentley Priory Nature Reserve

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Sponsored Walk in Bentley Priory Nature Reserve The Harrow Fundraising Committee of ABF held a super week-end of Sponsored Walks, Afternoon Tea and a BBQ Party on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September. Sponsored walks took place a Bentley Priory Nature Reserve, one of Harrow’s gems, a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The Afternoon Tea …

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Sep 13 2014

Harrow Police’s Weekly Blog – September 8, 2014

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Domestic Abuse is a priority for us and we will continue to ensure that all offenders of this crime are brought to justice. I am proud to say that we have the best arrest rate in London for all Domestic Abuse offenders. With the help of our partners we will continue to provide an excellent …

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