Monthly Archive: March 2011

Mar 31 2011

Roadworks: Outside South Ruislip Tube Station

Not quite in South Harrow, I know, but this is one of the major routes from our area down to the A40 and beyond.  Tonight, there was some significant bridge works and traffic lights in operation, under the railways bridge directly outside South Ruislip station.  There’s no indication on TFL’s roadworks website as to what’s …

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Mar 30 2011

Easynet Telecommunications Works in South Harrow

It seems that a lot of telecommunications work is underway in and around South Harrow at present. A couple of weeks ago, Northolt Road from Wyvenhoe Road down to Wood End Avenue had pavements dug up, and over the last week, that team has progressed half way around Wood End Avenue, and looks set to …

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Mar 29 2011

Roadworks: Northolt Road j/w Roxeth Grove

Start: 28 March 2011 Completion due: 01 April 2011 Kerb build-out to existing “”ghost” build-out markings, removal of concrete bollard and install cast iron bollards.

Mar 29 2011

Do something this Easter!

Thousands of pupils across Harrow are being urged to Do Something This Easter!, as a guide to holiday activities landed in schools this week. From aqua discos to aerobics and playschemes to puppetry, Harrow Council has organised more than 60 activities to keep young people busy over the Easter break. The Do Something This Easter! …

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There’s a Nash House for You Too

Source(s): The Weekly Illustrated Magazine, 4 May 1935

Mar 26 2011

Harrow Council’s “Housing Fair”

Harrow Council is holding a day-long event on Wednesday April 6th, to give residents the latest information on the Government’s plans for social housing. It is inviting council tenants, leaseholders, freeholders and those on the housing waiting list to share their concerns with the Council and tell us their ideas on how we should respond …

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Mar 25 2011

Two-way bus routes return to Station Road

Making it quicker and easier to visit Harrow Town Centre by public transport, two-way bus routes return to Station Road on Saturday (26th March). The Harrow Council project, largely funded by Transport for London , is nearing completion and this weekend shoppers and businesses will begin seeing the benefits of improved bus access and a …

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Mar 24 2011

Welldon Park School 1910-1985 Celebration (Part XIV)

Part fourteen and the final instalment in our ongoing series on Welldon Park School… FIRST AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS During 1971 Harrow decided to adopt First and Middle Schools. The new classroom block was adapted to cater for Science, Home Economics and Art. Meetings were held involving parents, teachers, councillors, members of the Education Committee and the …

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Mar 23 2011

Harrow Libraries – the numbers

News just in from Harrow Council concerning the Libraries around the borough received 1,856,211 visits during 2009/10, and issued 1,537,130 items “including books”.  Harrow achieved a use-of-libraries score of 56.2% – the highest by a London Borough.  We take that to mean that 56.2% of people use the Library service, which is clearly good news. …

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Mar 23 2011

Welldon Park School 1910-1985 Celebration (Part XIII)

Part thirteen in our ongoing series on Welldon Park School… RETIREMENTS In March of 1955 Mr Goodhead retired. He was presented with a set of door chimes bearing a plaque duly inscribed to mark his 24 years service. For many years he had been Deputy Head, at first for Miss Davy and later for Mrs …

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