Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 29 2012

Harrow Police’s Weekly Blog – August 27, 2012

Harrow Police’s weekly blog, written this week by Chief Superintendent Dal Babu… This week’s officer of the week is Detective Constable Kristina Mendez Matejova who works in Harrow CID. Kristina has just qualified as a substantive detective. She is highly professional and diligent and provides an excellent service to victims of crime. We were visited this …

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Aug 26 2012

Apprentice Open Day – August 30, 2012

The JGA Group in Eastcote, just outside the borders of Harrow, are looking for 16-24 year old people who are interested in Apprenticeships to do with Business Skills, ie Marketing, Business and Admin, Customer Service, Team Leading and Management. JGA offers work-based apprenticeships in business skills. Attending this open session will provide you with information about …

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Aug 22 2012

Paralympic Torch Relay in Harrow

Harrow will get a second round of inspirational torchbearers pass through the borough as the Paralympic Torch Relay hits its streets this month. The relay will take place in Harrow on August 29th at 3.30am. It will begin on The Common in Stanmore, and will travel to the Aspire Centre, renowned for its support to …

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Aug 22 2012

Estates in Bloom 2012 – Winners Announced

The winners of Harrow Council’s 2012 ‘Estates in Bloom’ competition were announced last week at a tea party in the Mayor’s parlour. The Mayor of Harrow, Councillor Nizam Ismail welcomed the finalists who had all been shortlisted for their prize blooms. This year the top spoils were awarded to Grange Farm Estate, for the second …

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Aug 20 2012

Harrow Police’s Weekly Blog – August 20, 2012

Harrow Police’s weekly blog, written this week by Chief Superintendent Dal Babu… We continue to focus our attention on the Wealdstone areawhere two teenagers were arrested this week for breaching their ASBOs. They were remanded in custody and will be sentenced in due course. I want to reassure the law-abiding members of Wealdstone’s community who have …

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Aug 19 2012

Susan Says: Open Letter to Paralympics 2012 Organisers

Dear Sir/Madam, When the Olympic Torch was carried through Harrow on 25th July, an estimated 100,000 residents lined the streets to see it – just under half our borough’s population. It was a similar story right across the country and Harrow, like so many areas, also enjoyed local success – with canoeist Richard Hounslow taking …

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Aug 19 2012

Pinner Village Show – September 15, 2012

The annual Pinner Village Show this year takes place in the Memorial Park, Chapel Lane, Pinner on Saturday 15th September 2012 starting at 11:00. It began in the late 1980’s thanks to Pinner Round Table, and has been run by the Rotary Club of Pinner since 2005. The Show is family friendly and the purpose is to …

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Aug 19 2012

PinnerJazz: The Pete Long Sextet – October 6, 2012

Saturday 6 October 2012- PETE LONG SEXTET:” Benny, Duke and Peggy”. Multi-instrumentalist Pete Long always comes up with something new. This time he’s presenting ‘Benny, Duke and Peggy – the songs of Peggy Lee and Duke Ellington in the style of the Benny Goodman Quintet’, aided and abetted by vocalist Georgina Jackson, vibes supremo Anthony …

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Aug 19 2012

Harrow Explains ‘Untidy’ Grass Areas in Borough

If you are waiting for your grass verge or a green space to be cut, then please be patient as this summer’s wet weather means there are some delays. We are very proud that Harrow is one of the greenest boroughs in London and we take great care of all our green spaces and national …

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Aug 19 2012

Harrow Stops Face-to-Face Parking Ticket Help

On 1 August Harrow Council stopped taking face to face and telephone enquiries for Penalty Charge Notices at their One Stop Shop. All enquiries are now dealt with online. This will save the Council £90,000 a year, and inconvenience hundreds of people in the process. If you would like to make a payment please use …

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