Monthly Archive: May 2011

May 31 2011

All at sea, in Harrow

Not quite in Harrow, but only a short drive away is the RAF Museum, Hendon. This half term, they have a free ‘All At Sea’ event from 30th May to 3rd June. Enjoy this Half Term break by being rescued at the Royal Air Force Museum! In this free, family activity visitors are invited to …

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May 31 2011

Dementia Adviser Service for Harrow residents

Have you heard about the new Dementia Adviser service for Harrow residents? Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading care and research charity for people with dementia, and those who care for them, and it works towards developing new services. The Dementia Adviser service is primarily for people with dementia, as well as their supporters and carers. It …

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May 30 2011

Stanton’s Fruit & Veg Shop – up for sale?

Another piece of news doing the rounds right now is that Stanton’s Fruit and Vegetable shop, is up for sale, due to the poor trading conditions in and around South Harrow.  Interestingly, this isn’t apparently because of the ‘big boy’ supermarkets undercutting them, but because “…the owners are finding it impossible to compete with the …

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May 30 2011

AA Cladding – Closing Down

Looks like the current trading conditions have hit another business in the Northolt Road.  We’re just guessing, of course, but AA Cladding – purveyor of glass, mirrors, windows, picture frames, keys and locks – seems to be the latest victim – this is what the shop at 260 Northolt Road looks like today. We could, …

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May 28 2011

All about St Luke’s Hospice in Harrow

St Luke’s is the local hospice for Harrow and Brent. They care for people whose illnesses are no longer curable, enabling them to achieve the best possible quality of life during the final stages of their illness. They care for patients through their in-patient unit, out-patient clinics, and day care unit, as well as in …

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May 27 2011

South Harrow Carwash site – plans for redevelopment

Rumours are abound right now – and, what better day to try and hide something than a Friday before a Bank Holiday weekend – of a proposed public exhibition of the development plans for the site of the old Petrol Station, and latterly Car Wash, on the junction of Northolt Road and Corbins Lane.  Long-time …

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May 26 2011

Welldon Park Infant School – planning permission granted!

Back in April, we published an article about Welldon Park Infant and Nursery School applying for planning permission for (and we quote the application, here): “RESURFACING OF EXISTING CARPARK; NEW CANOPY OVER EXISTING DECKING; NEW FREE STANDING CANOPY TO THE SOUTH OF THE CAR PARK; NEW CYCLE STORAGE TO WEST OF CAR PARK; NEW CROSSOVER TO ENTRANCE; NEW …

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May 26 2011

Harrow’s “Under One Sky” Headline Act Announced

We already published an article on the Under One Sky event back on May 5th – and now, Harrow Council have announced the headline act as the “hot London rapper, Bashy[1]”. For the past decade, 25-year-old Bashy has won fans with his infectious lyrics, playing at Glastonbury and earning a MOBO nomination. Bashy will be …

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May 25 2011

Kenshukai Karate in South Harrow

The Windsock Club RAFA 28-30 Eastcote Ave, HA2 8AL Tue 6.30-7.30pm We welcome the whole family to come and train, and have received a reputation for being a “Family Club”. The training environment is primarily non-contact to minimise any chance of injury. Our friendly instructors are concerned with each student’s individual progress, and we are …

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May 25 2011

Can you carry the torch for Harrow?

Do you know a Harrow resident that deserves to take their place in Olympic history next summer? The search to find people from across the country to carry the Olympic Torch has started with Harrow residents urged to join in. Younger residents in particular are encouraged to get involved following the call from the London Organising …

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