Monthly Archive: December 2011

Dec 31 2011

Home composting for 2012

Now that we’re right on the cusp of 2012, maybe this is the year to think about making your own compost, rather than letting your council take away a brown bin full of food scraps each week.  In Harrow, we have a weekly collection of the brown bin, which contains everything you need to make …

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Dec 30 2011

Mice visiting for Christmas? How to deal with them

Mice are hardy little creatures, so if there’s a mouse in your house you may want to know a bit more about what makes it tick. Mice measure about eight centimetres in length (excluding the tail) and have an average weight of 12–22 grams. Their fur is brown/grey, with slightly lighter shading on their underside. …

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Dec 30 2011

Bin Collections – What, Where and When?

Harrow’s bin collection schedule (day and bin-colour) can be found here at Harrow Council’s website – just enter your postcode.  Alternatively, if you’ve left your bin out and it hasn’t been collected, you can report that here. Blue Bin Aerosols Aluminium foil Cans and tins Card/cardboard Drinks cartons Glass bottles and jars Paper – all …

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Dec 30 2011

1st Roxeth Scouts General Auction – February 18, 2012

The 1st Roxeth Scouts are holding another of their auctions at the South Harrow Baptist Church on February 18, 2012 from 11.00am. Viewing starts at 10.00am, and the sale should wrap up mid-afternoon. This’ll be your chance to clear our some of your old items, or, indeed, to pick up some new ones! South Harrow …

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Dec 30 2011

Stargazing LIVE – Ruislip Lido – January 20/21/22, 2012

View Jupiter, the Orion Nebula and other splendours of the night sky through telescopes provided by members of the West of London Astronomical Society. Friday January 20, 2012: 17.30 – 20.00 Saturday January 21, 2012: 17.30 – 20.00 Sunday January 22, 2012: 17.30 – 20.00 In 2011 Stargazing LIVE achieved huge success, inspiring over 300 …

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Dec 30 2011

Search is on for Harrow Residents to make Sport happen

Make sport happen in Harrow and you will receive free kit from Adidas, meet an Olympic star and be in with the chance to win tickets to the 2012 Games. That’s the promise of a new scheme looking to inspire Sport Makers – volunteers who bring the ball, plan the route or encourage others to …

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Dec 30 2011

Harrow residents wanted for jobs at Cedars Youth and Community Centre

The hunt is on for Harrow residents to fill job vacancies at the flagship Cedars Youth and Community Centre, opening in spring 2012. Watford FC Community Sports and Education Trust is advertising now for a number of roles to help with the smooth running of the state-of-the-art centre in Harrow Weald. They include reception/duty staff, …

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Dec 25 2011

Bohemian Rhapsody by Rooks Heath College

Today’s little piece of light-hearted music comes from Rooks Heath College in South Harrow, who say: “This video was made with the staff and students of Rooks Heath College in South Harrow. Every note was played and sung by a member of our school community. We are very proud of our school and all those …

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Dec 25 2011

Calling Time on Crime this Christmas

It’s lonely this Christmas in The Letchford Arms, after the pub licensee was today served with a Closure Notice by Harrow Borough commander Chief Superintendent Dal Babu. Chief Superintendent Dal Babu, said: “We have evidence of recent unreported violence in The Letchford Arms and there is a strong probability of that violence reoccurring. This pub …

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Dec 24 2011

Harrow brings report on Housing Changes to Cabinet

As part of its commitment to support residents through the many changes to housing, Harrow Council considered a report on the local implications last week. Keen to provide as much help and support to the borough’s most vulnerable residents so they continue to have housing options and choices, the council has put together the report …

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