Monthly Archive: February 2011

Feb 28 2011

Welldon Park School 1910-1985 Celebration (Part I)

We’ve been mailed some (very low quality) scans of a magazine celebrating Welldon Park Middle (now Junior) School’s 75th anniversary. It’s going to take some time to process these, but we’re going to publish them bit by bit over the next few weeks and/or months. FOREWORD From the Right Honourable Mr Peter Walker, Minister of …

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Feb 28 2011

Roxeth Police SNT Meetings

At the Safer Neighbourhood team public meetings, the Police are asking to be told about the issues of crime and anti-social behaviour in the neighbourhood that matter. They will report back what is being done with their partners to make South Harrow safer and how residents can help to decide  local priorities. These meetings may …

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Feb 27 2011

Census – help with filling in your form?

The Census collects information about the population every ten years. Your Census response is required by law. You need to take part so that services in Harrow like schools, hospitals, housing, roads and emergency services can be planned and funded for the future. Your census form will be posted to you from the 4 March …

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Feb 27 2011

Northwick Park Hospital – HUB

If you have a few hours here and there spare time on your hands, you might like to consider volunteering to join Northwick Park Hospital’s ‘Hospital User Bank’ – the HUB. It “…offers a fantastic opportunity for you to get involved with your local hospital and help improve our services. Or the HUB can simply …

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Feb 26 2011

Rayner’s Lane FC – floodlighting

Congratulations to Rayner’s Lane Football Club for winning Council approval for their plans to installed 6 x 15 metre high floodlights at their pitch at 151 Rayners Lane.  The club has tried on three or four other occasions over the last 10-12 years or so to gain planning approval, but has failed each time.  This time, with …

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Feb 25 2011

Harrow Council – recruiting before the year end?

A whole stack of jobs (well, twelve of them) have been advertised by Harrow Council today, ranging from Refuse Collector, Envirocrime Officer (“who are “…responsible for the investigation and proactive enforcement of environmental legislation to deal with fly tipping, duty of care, graffiti and related offences…”), right through to a number of teaching positions including Deputy …

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Feb 25 2011

New Flowerbeds in Northolt Road?

If you cast your minds back before the Petts Hills railway bridge was replaced just over a year ago, you’ll remember the raised flowerbeds which sat on that triangle of pavement caused by the junction of Northolt Road, Alexandra Avenue and Petts Hill – see the picture.  Well, this week, workmen have been spotted working …

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Feb 25 2011

Herga Poets

Another of those nuggets of interest, hidden away, that we discovered today was this: Herga Poets We are a friendly local poetry group that meets on the third Sunday of each month to read our own poetry, listen to others’ poetry and talk about poetry. Meetings take place on the third Sunday afternoon of the …

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Feb 24 2011

South Harrow Station Car Park

With much news recently of on-street parking prices increasing, and the ever-expanding South Harrow Controlled parking Zone (CPZ), remember you can park in South Harrow Station car park: Monday – Friday: £3.50 Saturday: £1.00 75 spaces; 3 disabled bays free to blue-badge holders.

Feb 24 2011

Martial Arts Club in South Harrow?

Another interesting planning application – this one for a change of use of the space above Costa Coffee into a ‘martial arts school’ – this seems like a good idea, offering sport and exercise to a range of people, from 3-4 years upwards. According to their website, they have an extensive school in the Eastcote …

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