Monthly Archive: November 2011

Nov 30 2011

Councillor Bill Stephenson’s Leaders Blog – November 30, 2011

Some colleagues and I were guests of Barnet Football Club last Friday (25th November). The club runs the Hive community football centren – Barnet’s nickname is the Bees, get it – on Prince Edward Playing Fields in Edgware, where their youth team trains. They are involved in a multitude of community activities and are also hoping to develop their …

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Nov 30 2011

Mayor of London’s praise for community approach in Harrow parks

Harrow Council welcomed today’s visit (29th November) from the Mayor of London and his praise for how community involvement is keeping the borough’s parks some of the safest in the capital. Boris Johnson visited Harrow Recreation Ground (Harrow Rec) this morning to launch the application process for the 2012 Safer Parks Awards. The awards recognise …

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Nov 29 2011

Goodbye, Hartex!

As reported here and here on iharrow.com earlier this year, Hartex has finally shut up shop in South Harrow after around 43 years of trading. They still trade out of their shop at 55 Victoria Road, Ruislip Manor, HA4 9BS, although we understand that it’s also up for sale should the right buyer come along. …

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Nov 29 2011

Harrow Industrial Action – November, 30 2011

In response to proposals by the Government to change public sector pension schemes, including the Local Government Pension Scheme, trade union members have voted to take strike action across the country on 30th November 2011. This is a national dispute and not something that Harrow Council can resolve. The Council will make every effort to …

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Nov 29 2011

Harrow School Closures – November 30, 2011

The national industrial actions set for the UK on Wednesday November 30, 2011 will result in a number of Harrow’s schools being closed. This is the most up to date list available from Harrow Council: Alexandra School Aylward Primary School Cannon Lane First School (4-7 years) Earlsmead Primary School Glebe Primary School Grange Primary School …

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Nov 28 2011

Borough Commander’s Blog – November 28, 2011

Chief Superintendent Dal Babu’s weekly Blog… The bravery of Harrow officers was exemplified by those officers from A team who dealt with the incident in Kingsbury. We have been inundated this week with letters of appreciation from members of the public thanking those officers who bravely put the safety of the public above their own. …

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Nov 26 2011

“Trace Your Family History” course in Harrow

Harrow Council  has teamed up with Family History Detectives and Find My Past to form a unique partnership to promote family history within libraries in the local community by providing free access to computers and library online resources including www.findmypast.co.uk. The “Trace your family history” course runs from 11th January 12 – 15th February 12, and is …

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Nov 26 2011

Carols at the Council Chamber – December 19, 2011

Harrow Council is pleased to announce this years’ “Carols at the Council Chamber” on 19th December 2011. Carols and readings in the council chamber, from 6.00 – 7.00pm at the Civic Centre Council Chamber Price: free but retiring collection for mayor’s chosen charities All staff, councillors and members of the public are invited to the annual …

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Nov 25 2011

All About Ideal Gifts – South Harrow’s Party Shop

Established almost 12 years ago, Ideal Gifts was created to provide a quality gift store with unique and different types of gifts for customers who wanted that “Something Special.”Offering a gift wrap service and reasonable priced cards it made the store a memorable one to shop at. Within a year, they’d  introduced party items and …

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Nov 25 2011

Employment and Training Fair – 6th December

Looking for work? Living in Harrow? Harrow Resident? Right to work in the UK? Employment and Training Fair 6th December 11.00 -3.00 Civic Centre 1 Come and meet TESCO, Twist, Harrisons Catering, Hazels Kitchen, Harrow College  The Security Training School, Stanmore College and more. We provide a full range of support  helping Harrow residents back into …

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