Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 28 2014

Amici Chamber Choir: Chorus Angelorum – March 29, 2014

The Amici Chamber Choir Conducted by David Gould Performs: Chorus Angelorum French music through the ages from Machaut to Messiaen Fauré : Requiem and music by  Machaut, Josquin, Duruflé, Messiaen Date of Concert: Saturday 29 March 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Venue: St George’s Church, Headstone, Pinner View, Harrow, HA1 4RJ Ticket price £12. Under 19’s free. Tickets can be …

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Feb 26 2014

Harrow Council Likely to Pay-Off Another Officer £100,000+ to Leave

A quick skim through the agenda for the Harrow Council meeting on February 27, 2014 (page 66), shows that  the Council may be seeking to axe a senior officer with a remuneration payment of over £100,000. The details are, again, restricted, so there is no indication of which officer – or indeed, Corporate Director – …

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Feb 26 2014

Cllr Susan Hall Visits Harrow Churches Housing Association. Eats cake.

Cllr Susan Hall, Leader of Harrow Council, visited a new shared house for single young homeless people, owned and managed by Harrow Churches Housing Association (HCHA) who celebrate their 50th anniversary this year. HCHA Young Persons’ Service Manager, Ophelia Comrie said, ‘HCHA has been providing shared accommodation and support to vulnerable young people aged 18-24. We have provided housing support …

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Feb 26 2014

Tea Lights and TVs – A Risk to Vulnerable People

VULNERABLE people in Harrow are having their homes kitted out with the latest sprinkler system as part of an innovative new partnership* between Harrow Council and London Fire Brigade. The first sprinkler – a £2,300 Plumis system – has just been installed at the flat of a resident living in the Watkins House sheltered block. …

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Feb 26 2014

Harrow home to first Fairtrade Mosque in London

Harrow Central Mosque, in Station Road, received recognition of its new status at Harrow Council’s Fairtrade Summit. It has been given the title after pledging to take part in a number of fairtrade projects, including talks from the Fairtrade Foundation, and sessions for children and parents about fairtrade chocolate and bananas, held by visitors from …

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Feb 26 2014

Workshop for Social Care Employers – March 5, 2014

Are you a social care employer looking for new recruits? Find out how apprentices can help your company, improving recruitment, staff retention and quality of care provision at a workshop on Wednesday, 5 March. HEB (Harrow, Ealing, Brent) Partnership, wants to help social care employers to engage, train and employ apprenticeships. This workshop is your …

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Feb 26 2014

Independent Labour: More of the Same Bookkeeping Will Not Do

Press release from Harrow’s Independent Labour Group… STRAIGHT TALKING PARTY PUTS FORWARD AN ALTERNATIVE BUDGET FOR HARROW – MORE OF THE SAME BOOKKEEPING WILL NOT DO Councillor Thaya Idaikkadar, Leader of the Independent Labour Group, said:  “Independent Labour’s alternative budget proposals, which have been independently costed, put the people of Harrow first and provide a credible alternative for local …

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Feb 24 2014

The Sleeping Beauty of Savoy – February 27 to March 2, 2014

PHEOS Musical Players are delighted to be back at Rayners Lane Social Club but for the very first time in their 91 year history, they are performing a Pantomime, and a very different one to your normal….it’s behind you…oh no she isn’t!! Performances: February 27 to March 2, 2014   This panto has been written by …

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Feb 24 2014

Self Harm Awareness Day – March 1, 2014

The WISH Centre has started a Thunderclap to spread the word about Self Harm Awareness Day. They want to start breaking the myths and stigma associated with self harm by using the day to discuss common issues and raise general awareness. Thunderclap is a ‘crowd-speaking platform’ – in other words, it allows people who care …

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Feb 21 2014

Limber up for a fitness-fuelled weekend in Harrow

Harrow Council is calling on residents to limber up and get in shape ahead of a dedicated fitness weekend in March. The Council’s Active Harrow weekend will see a range of activities on offer designed to get the borough’s residents fit and healthy, ranging from karate and dance demonstrations to a swimathon, and a one, …

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