Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 31 2012

Hosepipe Bans from April 5, 2012 in Harrow

Veolia Water, who supply water to the Harrow area, amongst others (and you can check if you’re in their area by entering your postcode on this page) are implementing a hosepipe ban from April 5, 2012. This is a temporary ban, which currently runs for the next three months, in response to the drought and should enable …

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Mar 30 2012

Queen’s Visit to Harrow – photographs

Hundreds of flag-waving residents lined Camrose Avenue in Edgware yesterday to welcome The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh The Royal Couple visited a community event at Krishna Avanti School and met scores of schoolchildren, community groups and volunteers in a celebration of Harrow, and London’s, diversity. There were music and dance performances as well as …

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Mar 29 2012

Welcome to Harrow, Ma’am!

Today, following what was undoubtedly months of planning, the Queen is on her way to visit Harrow – her first return to the Borough in 50 years. Camrose Avenue will close from 11.00 this morning, and the Royal car is due to arrive around 2.45 this afternoon, which will take a slow drive down the …

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Mar 28 2012

Welldon Park Schools Confirm ‘No Plans to Merge or Consolidate’

Harrow Council’s Cabinet papers for their April 2012 meeting make mention of some school expansion proposals, which we mentioned here, earlier today. Of particular interest to a lot of parents could be this extract: 27. Officers met with the Headteachers and the Chair of Governors of the two Welldon Park schools, and it was agreed …

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Mar 28 2012

Green Light for School Expansions in Harrow?

Harrow Council’s Cabinet meeting next week has an interesting item on the agenda – at least, if you’re a parent of a child at one of these schools: Camrose Primary School with Nursery, Cedars Manor School, Glebe Primary School, Marlborough Primary School, Pinner Park Infant and Nursery School, Pinner Park Junior School, Stanburn First School, …

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Mar 28 2012

Is it Worth Reporting Street Faults to Harrow Council?

In a word: yes. Recently, a neighbour experienced a major fuel leak from his car – the result was a large puddle of diesel across the road. Now diesel is technically an oil, which means – perhaps obviously – that it’s a hazard. It also smells, spreads very easily, and is a nightmare to clean …

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Mar 28 2012

North Harrow and Harrow Town Centre Go Digital

Harrow Town Centre and North Harrow shopping district are going digital with the launch of a pair of dedicated new websites by Harrow Council on Thursday (29th March, 2012). Harrow TownTalk and North Harrow TownTalk bring together all the shops, bars, restaurants and businesses in a virtual town centre website for each area, so that local residents and …

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Mar 27 2012

Hate Crime Awareness – launch of 24 hour helpline – March 31, 2012

A new 24 hour helpline for victims of hate crime. An event to raise awareness of hate crime and how to report it is being held in Harrow on Saturday 31st March at St Ann’s shopping centre in Harrow Town centre. Portfolio holder for Community and Cultural Services, Cllr David Perry said: “We have a …

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Mar 27 2012

Borough Commander’s Blog – March 26, 2012

Chief Superintendent Dal Babu’s weekly Blog… I met with PCs Chris Allcock and Ashley Shanahan this week to thank them for their good work in securing a four year prison sentence against a man for robbery.  Ryan Foster of SW 11 was found guilty of robbing a 54 year old Asian woman of her gold …

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Mar 26 2012

Easter Eggspress at Ruislip Lido Railway – Easter 2012

The Easter Bunny will be visiting Ruislip Lido again this Easter. Take the special ‘Eggspress’ train to Haste Hill Station to meet the Easter Bunny, who will greet you on your arrival and give EVERYONE an Easter Egg. What’s more, all the Eggspress trains will be hauled by our oldest locomotive ‘Robert’, subject to availability. …

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