Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 30 2012

Auction: 2 x Champion’s League Hospitality Tickets at Chelsea – December 5, 2012

At iharrow.com, we’re pleased to support Jack and Rebecca’s Dream to Walk charity, helping to raise £100,000 to give these two twins a better chance at life. Sky have donated a fantastic package, which will be sold by silent auction, which would make a great early Christmas present for any football fan, of 2 x …

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Nov 30 2012

Harrow Consults on Special School and SEN Placements

Consultation on Special School and SEN Placements Planning Framework What is the Proposal?  It is proposed to increase the amount and range of provision in Harrow for children and young people with special educational needs. Harrow Council wants to know your views about provision for special educational needs and about some initial options that are …

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Nov 30 2012

North Harrow Christmas Lights Switch-On – November 30, 2012

North Harrow will be lit up tonight, Friday November 30, 2012, as its Christmas Lights will be switch on by the Mayro of Harrow, Councillor Nizam Ismail. There will be Christmas carols, led by the choir from local school, St John Fisher Primary. The event will take place at the crossroads in North Harrow, starting …

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Nov 30 2012

Harrow Council Launches Climate Change Strategy Consultation

Harrow Council has today opened it’s consultation for feedback from residents on its Cilmate Change strategy. For something so important, we’d have though that the Council might have made a little more effort in both publicising the consultation, and in finishing the document that it is supposed to be consulting about. The document, copy available …

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Nov 30 2012

Harrow School to Feature in Sky 1 Fly-on-the-Wall Documentary

Harrow school will be featured as part of an ITN production for Sky 1 in an ‘observational documentary’ – a fly-on-the-wall style programme. The school, which offers full-boarding facilities for upto 800 boys aged 18-18, was founded in 1572 by John Lyon. The school has suffered it’s share of scandals over the years, with it’s …

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Nov 30 2012

Harrow Council Promises to Upgrade Library Computers

New computers, free Wi-Fi and a more extensive choice of stock will be in Harrow’s libraries in 2013. Back in May 2012, Harrow Council asked residents for their views on the borough’s library service and what improvements they would like to see. The council has been working hard to respond to residents’ ideas and these …

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Nov 28 2012

Harrow Rated Joint-6th in Primary Education

New inspection results from OFSTED have revealed that Harrow is rated as joint 6th in the country for providing the largest percentage of children with a good quality primary education. 89% of primary school pupils in Harrow attend schools rated good our outstanding by the schools’ inspectorate – tying Harrow at 6th place nationally with Islington and Knowsley, Merseyside. …

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Nov 28 2012

Primary School Expansion Programme – £26.2m to be spent

Harrow Council is embarking upon an ambitious £26.2m expansion programme that will bring hundreds of new reception year places to our children over the next five years. According to census data, 15,916 children aged under five were recorded in the 2011 Census for Harrow, compared to 12,015 in the 2001 Census – a rise of 32 per …

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Nov 27 2012

Young performers help to raise awareness of domestic violence in Harrow

Groups dedicated to putting a stop to domestic violence helped to raise awareness of the issue at an event hosted by the Harrow Domestic & Sexual Violence Forum, in partnership with Harrow Council. The Council marked White Ribbon Day and International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women & Girls with a forum in …

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Nov 27 2012

Harrow West MP Gareth Thomas Seeking Intern

Gareth Thomas, MP for Harrow West, is seeking an intern for three months, to work at both Westminster and the Harrow Offices. It’s a part-time role, paying £8.55/hour for three days per week. Responsibilities will include: Assisting the Parliamentary Researcher and Caseworkers. Carrying out research into national policy issues. Drafting correspondence to constituents and outside …

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