Nov 19 2017

Guest Post: Petition for Escalators and Lifts in Harrow’s Stations

We’ve seen many a petition for making various Harrow tune stations accessible to those with mobility problems over the years – the latest one, proposed by Kuha Kumaran – is below, and it’s no less important to sign it. Many of Harrow’s stations are simply inaccessible to those with disabilities, the old, and of course, …

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Nov 19 2017

Windsock RAFA Club Present the TW Band – December 9, 2017

Live music from the TW Band on Saturday 9th December from 19:30 at the Windsock Club – South Harrow! Come and join us to celebrate the festive season with a night of music from the 50’s all the way to current hits – there will be something for everyone!! The band plays a selection of …

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Nov 10 2017

Don’t ditch Fairtrade!

Following a Fairtrade Community Summit at Stanmore Baptist Church on Saturday 28th November, a delegation delivered a letter for the Store Manager to Stanmore Sainsbury’s. The Fairtrade Summit, a community event to hear the latest about Fairtrade Activism in Harrow and beyond, highlighted the difference Fairtrade makes. Fairtrade is part of the global push for …

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Nov 07 2017

Harrow Council Consults on Northolt Road Traffic Improvements

Harrow Council works closely with Transport for London (TfL) to improve road safety and public transport facilities in the borough. This includes investigating and treating road traffic accidents and making improvements to bus reliability where it is considered necessary. The council have been successful in securing funding from TfL to address safety issues and improve …

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Nov 06 2017

Where’s the bloody bin, Sachin? Harrow Council REMOVES Street Bins.

September 27, 2717: Harrow Council announces a plan to replace 2,000 bins across the borough, at the rate of five a day (which means it’ll take more than a year and a half to complete): “The new super dustbins are replacing old bins and adding extra bins to the streets that need them most,” says …

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Nov 03 2017

TfL Says Uber is “not fit to hold a licence” – so why is Harrow Council encouraging use?

Just when you think things couldn’t be any less competent at Harrow Council, it comes to light that despite Transport for London saying that “Uber London Limited is not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence” that the council is still advertising, nay, encouraging, the use of Uber. TfL made it’s lack …

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Nov 03 2017

Harrow Council Announces Pop-Up Dinner. In rat-infested underpass.

It’s unlike the council to miss an opportunity to tell us all how great it is. But in this case, we can understand why it has decided to make an exception. Remember, if you will, that this is the council where the social media team spent their time watching animal porn on Twitter (says Gizmodo, …

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Nov 03 2017

Harrow Public Transport Users’ Association meeting – November 15, 2017

Harrow Public Transport Users’ Association, which has been around since 1963, is holding a public meeting for bus users (or, indeed, anybody interested in local transport): When: Wednesday, November 15th at 2.00pm Where: Harrow Baptist Church Hall, College Road, Harrow All are welcome, no need to RSVP, just turn up and support this worthy association. …

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Nov 03 2017

Irresponsible! Harrow Council Encourages Binge Drinking

Harrow Council’s latest newsletter from the Harrow Deals team opened with an advert for Beer Pong – a game described by Drinkaware as “extremely dangerous.” And according to an article in Cosmopoitan: “Because the games encourage you to consume larger amounts of alcohol in shorter periods of time than in other social settings, they increase …

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Nov 02 2017

Stanmore Choral Society’s Mozart Performance – November 18, 2017

On Saturday 18th November at 7.30pm Stanmore Choral Society will perform two works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. They are the ‘Requiem’ and ‘Solemn Vespers’ both magnificent works in the choral repertoire. Mozart died at the early age of 34 whilst composing the Requiem and it was completed by another composer believed to be Salieri. The …

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