May 21 2015

Police ‘Day of Action’ in Greenhill, Harrow – June 6, 2015

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Greenhill Safer Neighbourhoods Team and Harrow Town Team have a ‘day of action’ planned for Saturday, 6 June 2015. Saturday, 6 June – Drop in Surgery at Gayton Library, Garden House, 5 St John’s Road, Harrow, with Cllr Sue Anderson between 1430 -1530 hours. Saturday, 6 June – Community Emergency Services event, St Ann’s Road, …

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May 20 2015

Harrow Safer Neighbourhood Board AGM – May 27, 2015

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Harrow Safer Neighbourhood Board are holding their AGM on May 27, 2015 from 6.30pm in Committee Rooms 1&2 at the Harrow Civic Centre. There will be a chance to heard what progress they’ve made over the last year, where they’ve spent their funding, and also for a short question and answer session. Note that this …

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May 20 2015

Council Seeks Help in “Transforming” Town Centre. Apply Within.

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Spotted on the London Tenders Portal, we see that Harrow Council are looking to spruce up the Town Centre. In their plea for help – which they’ll pay you for – they say: “The Authority is tendering for a team of specialist services to bring together a mix of skills in the area to transform an …

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May 20 2015

Pinner Park School Summer Fair – June 13, 2015

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Pinner Park Schools PTA Summer Fair Saturday 13th June, 11-3pm Melbourne Avenue, Pinner HA5 5TL Small entry charge, BBQ & other food available.  

May 19 2015

Whitsun Football Fun at Cedars – 26-29 May, 2015

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Cedars Youth and Community Centre are running another week of footballing fun at their centre in Chichely Road, Harrow HA3 6QG this half term. At only £35 for the week, or £12.50 a day, children aged 5-13 can spend between 10.00am – 3.00pm learning and playing football. Book online at www.cedarsycc.org/book-courses.

May 19 2015

Volunteers Needed for in-School Tutoring in Harrow

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Educational charity, Action Tutoring, are looking for volunteer tutors to send into local schools in London to support underprivileged GCSE students on the C/D borderline in English and maths. The aim is to get them a C or better to help improve their future prospects. These opportunities are a great way of developing professional skills …

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May 19 2015

Dave “Announces” New Cabinet. Same Turkeys, Different Gravy.

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Dave (not pictured right, and any resemblance is purely coincidental) has “announced” his new cabinet this week. Actually, “announced” may be a too-stronger word for it, as the details came out on front of the agenda papers for cabinet, rather than any kind of public proclamation from Dave’s bunch.  But given that Dave’s Leader’s Blog was …

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May 19 2015

Jeremy Says: Leisure Centre Parking Charges – a “Stealth Agenda”

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A few weeks ago I wrote that Labour’s foolhardy and short-sighted imposition of parking charges at the Leisure Centre, to gain “revenue”, because of “the cuts” (although the “cuts” didn’t extend to iPads for Councillors, tarting  up the Civic Centre and re-employing a Chief Exec at a salary greater than the Prime Minister), would have …

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May 05 2015

Police Stop and Search – Feedback Wanted

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Each of the 32 London Boroughs has a Community Monitoring Group (CMG) to monitor and act as a check and a balance to the stop and search activities carried out by the Borough Police Service. The CMG then reports into, and contributes to, the Pan London Community Monitoring Network (CMN). The CMN works very closely …

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May 05 2015

Susan Say: Harrow School Proposes Massive Changes on The Hill

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Last week, I went with my colleagues and Harrow on the Hill councillors June Baxter and Barry Macleod-Cullinane to a Council-organised consultation event about the Harrow School Supplementary Planning Document. That may not sound like the most exciting way to spend a Friday night, but this document is deceptively important – setting out the future …

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