Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 30 2011

Clearview Homes – Northolt Road Development set for Planning Committee appearance

A source has advised today that the Northolt Road development planned by Clearview Homes and which we’ve commented on before here, here, here, here and here, is likely to go to Harrow Council’s Planning Committee on Wednesday 16th November. Our source says that “Planning Officers at present are minded to recommend to the Committee that the …

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Sep 30 2011

Harrow Cricket Club Fireworks Display – November 4, 2011

Guy Fawkes Night is now only a month away, and the first fireworks event we’ve heard of is set for the evening of November 4, 2011 from 7.00pm until late at Harrow Cricket Club. Admission prices are £6 for adults and £4 for children. Harrow Cricket Club Paynes Folly Wood End Road Harrow HA1 3PP …

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Sep 30 2011

Flytipping – Wyvenhoe Road

Yet again, we see flytipping in the service roads which run along the rear of the properties on Northolt Road. Today’s example is a three sofas, dumped in the alley which runs from Wyvenhoe Road to Scarsdale Road. Because the service road is privately owned – the owner of each property owns their particular segment …

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Sep 30 2011

Harrow Council’s Bulky/Heavy Waste Collections Costs

Harrow Council will collect large or heavy items from Harrow residents who are unable to bring them to the Reuse and Recycling Centre. The items must be put outside the property being picked up from. Remember: Fly tipping is not only illegal, but also a criminal offence, and carries a maximum penalty of £20,000 and up to …

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Sep 29 2011

McDonalds Shaftesbury Circle – Drive Thru’ Approved

Something that didn’t appear to gather much attention this time around was McDonald’s planning application for massive groundworks and construction of a drive-thru’ lane at their restaurant in Shaftesbury Circle. Having been defeated by local campaigns when they last tried this over the last ten years, it seems that this time, no campaign group was …

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Sep 28 2011

Welldon Park Junior School – Garden Experts wanted!

If you’re a parent or carer of a child at Welldon Park Junior School, and you have an interest in gardening, then the school needs your help. They’re renovating the school pond and are looking for volunteers to help create an interesting and attractive outdoor learning environment. If you can help, contact the school office …

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Sep 28 2011

Hot School Meals Coming Soon to Welldon Park Junior School

Welldon Park Junior School have announced that they will start offering hot school meals from November 14. Parents will have to pay, in advance via the online ParentPay system, and there’s no indication – at least, in the information we have – that the school will accept cash payments. Hot School Meals are a welcomed …

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Sep 28 2011

Harrow schools lead the way in new model of improvement

Building on its impressive track record in education, Harrow this week launched the country’s first schools’ driven improvement partnership. Innovative solution to funding cuts One of the first in the UK Endorsed by leading professor Led by schools for schools Building on its impressive track record in education, Harrow this week launched the country’s first …

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Sep 27 2011

Have your say on policing in London

The Metropolitan Police Authority is consulting on London’s policing priorities. We want to know what is important to you. Closing date: 25 November 2011. Please take part in our short consultation questionnaire here or call 020 7202 0063 for a paper questionnaire or to complete a questionnaire over the telephone. This questionnaire is to help the Metropolitan …

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Sep 27 2011

Make a Splash at Heathland School

The Mayor of London’s fantastic Make a Splash mobile pools programme is currently at Heathland School in South Harrow. The pool will be available for use between 26th September and 16th December 2011. On weekdays the pool will deliver school swimming lessons, with a timetable of sessions for the community running on weekday evenings and …

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