Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 29 2011

Wood End Show – May 7th 2011

Just over the boundary from South Harrow is the 2nd Northolt (Wood End) Scout Group, and they’re holding their annual show on Saturday May 7th, 2011 from 1100am to 4.00pm at the Scout Hut at the end of Russell Road Northolt. Easiest way to get there from South Harrow is either via Wood End Avenue, …

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Apr 28 2011

World Ta Chi and Qigong Day in South Harrow

Spotted earlier today posted near Roxeth Recreation Ground in South Harrow: — Saturday 30th April 2011 Annual world healing event occurring in 70 countries across six continents, in gardens, parks and other public spaces. Starting in New Zealand, a wave of calm and well-being is created which then spreads, time zone by time zone, across …

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Apr 28 2011

Welldon Park Schools 1910-1985 Celebration

The complete list of articles about the Welldon Park Schools 75 year anniversary. Click on any one of them to read the article. 1 – Foreword 2 – Rural Roxeth 3 – South Harrow School 4 – Welldon Park School 5 –  The Great War 6 – Accidents and Epidemics 7 – Overcrowding 8 – …

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Apr 28 2011

Royal Wedding – Picnic in the Park

Not got an invite to Friday’s big wedding? There’s a Picnic in the Park at Pinner Memorial Park on Friday, from 3.00pm to 5.00pm, with music (courtesy of the Pinner Association) by the Ian Brameld Dixieland Band. Bring your own picnic, rugs, tables, food, drink, etc.  And probably umbrellas.  

Apr 28 2011

Harrow Council Royal Wedding Weekend Opening Hours

Like most of the country, Harrow Council is also shutting up shop and taking a few days out this weekend. Expect all non-emergency services there to wind down at 5.00pm today, and re-open on Tuesday at 9.00am. In an emergency, and in the absence of any numbers provided to you directly by the Council, these …

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Apr 26 2011

Royal Wedding Street Parties in Harrow

Some good news from Harrow Council today. Enterprise Mouchel, National Grid Gas and Veolia Water have contributed cones, barriers and signs and will be delivering them to party organisers the afternoon before the big day. Portfolio Holder for Environment and Community Safety at Harrow Council, Cllr Phillip O’Dell, said: “I’d like to thank the utility companies …

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Apr 25 2011

Asda to open in South Harrow?

Asda has submitted a planning application to Harrow Council for some signage work at the existing Netto store in Northolt Road.  This means that, at some point soon, the store is likely to be re-branded as an Asda, following Asda’s buyout of the Netto brand almost a year ago. I’ve always liked Netto – particularly …

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Apr 24 2011

Harrow in the 1850s

We found a very interesting article over the long Easter weekend, hosted at the Historical Directories project.  It describes the journey from London to Harrow around the 1850s.  I’m not going to post it all, but the excerpt below shows the arrival at Harrow: The Parish of Harrow, otherwise Harrow-on-the-Hill, lies in the County of …

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Apr 24 2011

Police – Operation Reclaim in Harrow

From time to time, Roxeth, Roxbourne and Rayners Lane Safer Neighbourhoods Teams get together and run Operation Reclaim on some of the area’s busiest roads. These operations bring together the traffic unit, an ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) van, and a number of officers, to check – automatically – all vehicles passing a specific point …

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Apr 23 2011

Neighbourhood Champions in South Harrow

Roxeth Safer Neighbourhoods Team tell us that they are still looking out for a couple of new Neighbourhood Champions, so that every road in the area is covered.  If you live in any of Beechwood Avenue, Beechwood Gardens, Paddock Close or Reverend Close, please consider becoming a Neighbourhood Champion.  Contact Roxeth SNT on 0208 721 …

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