Monthly Archive: January 2011

Jan 31 2011

Bin Collections

Harrow’s bin collection schedule (day and bin-colour) can be found here at Harrow Council’s website.  Alternatively, if you’ve left your bin out and it hasn’t been collected, you can report that here. Blue Bin Aerosols Aluminium foil Cans and tins Card/cardboard Drinks cartons Glass bottles and jars Paper – all types Plastic bottles Plastic containers …

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Jan 29 2011

Buses from South Harrow

We’ve now added a copy of TFL’s excellent map of bus routes from South Harrow.  You can download the one page PDF by clicking here.

Jan 28 2011

Organised Walks in South Harrow

An extract from the January/February 2011 edition of Harrow People: South Harrow Circular Meet at South Harrow Underground Station.  Roxeth Recreation ground, South Hill Avenue and surrounding area. Route varies and includes rough ground and steep gradients.  Every Monday at 10.30am.  Walks are weekly, unless it states otherwise – rain or shine.  For your nearest walk, …

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Jan 28 2011

Draft Transport LIP consultation – details

We’ve had a look at Harrow’s Draft LIP documents over the last day or so.  In summary, Harrow have come up with twelve objectives (on pages 44-45 of the plan), which support the Mayor of London’s Transport Strategy.  These objectives are: To enable Harrow’s residents to have the best possible access to employment opportunities and …

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Jan 27 2011

Draft Transport LIP consultation

Harrow Council are currently seeking feedback (“consulting” is the correct terminology for it…)  on it’s plan as to how it will implement the Mayor or London’s Transport Strategy within the borough (the LIP above refers to “Local Implementation Plan”).  We’ll post an analysis and summary of this in the next few days, once we’ve digested …

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Jan 27 2011

Potholes…

I came across another fascinating piece of information today. According to CTC – The UK’s National Cyclist’s Organisation – Harrow ranks 47th in a league table of local authorities in how well they fix road defects. To put that into context, there are 213 local authorities listed, with Brent in first place, having fixed all …

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Jan 26 2011

Smartwater – available free for Harrow Residents

Smartwater is a property marking system which allows your property to be traced back to your home address. It is a specialist product, invisible to the naked eye but detectable under special ultraviolet lights, which can be applied quickly and easily to valuable possessions. Quick drying, it is extremely difficult to remove. Smartwater is being …

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Jan 24 2011

Road resurfacing in Wood End Avenue and Westwood Avenue

A flyer dropped through the letterbox a day or two ago, about some plans by Harrow Council to resurface Wood End Avenue and Westwood Avenue in early February.  Work should start on February 3rd, and finish by February 8th.  For reasons we’re not quite clear on, this runs across a weekend.  Which would be fine, except …

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Jan 21 2011

Proposed Roundabout on at Northolt Road and Eastcote Lane junction

In what seems to be an effort to commit to spend money before the end of the Financial Year, Harrow Council have come up with a proposal to place a mini roundabout at the junction of Eastcote Lane, where it meets Northolt Road.  A PDF copy of the plan and Harrow’s covering letter is below. …

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Jan 20 2011

Roadworks in Carlyon Avenue

Patients at Simpson House Medical Centre will have seen the chaos caused by roadworks in and around the junction of Carlyon Avenue where it meets Walton Avenue, Tregenna Avenue, and the very busy Eastcote Lane.   This started yesterday, and should be completed by February 2nd.   According to Harrow Council, it’s all about pavements …

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