Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 31 2014

Harrow West Conservative Assoc. Elect New Chair

On 27th March 2014 Christopher Baxter was elected as Chairman of Harrow West Conservative Association. He succeeds Cllr Lurline Champagnie OBE, who served as Chairman from 2011-2014. At 23, Chris is one of the youngest Chairman in the history of the Association. He was Deputy Chairman of HWCA from March 2013 to March 2014. Chris …

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Mar 31 2014

Harrow Vitality Profiles Now Available for Download

The fourth edition of the Harrow Vitality Profiles is now available on the Council’s website here. The Harrow Vitality Profiles contain a range of statistics, which build-up a picture of Harrow, its people and the environment at a snapshot in time. This new edition (2011-13) contains over 100 different indicators, with an enlarged section on the People of Harrow …

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Mar 30 2014

SusanWatch: Daily Mail and the Lebanese Restaurant in Harrow

The Daily Mail has an article today about a Lebanese Restaurant in Harrow, just a few steps down from the Civic Centre, which has a large picture of Saddam Hussein in the window, and which is reported to be upsetting a few residents. The Mail says: A Lebanese restaurant owner has placed a giant poster …

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Mar 30 2014

Two More Outdoor Gyms Coming to Harrow

Two additional outdoor gyms are to be installed in Harrow after a successful grant application to the London Marathon Trust. The gyms will be installed at Headstone Manor and West Harrow Recreation Grounds. This will provide local residents with more facilities to exercise for free. The gyms are due to be installed by the summer.  

Mar 30 2014

Harrow United Deaf Club Easter Party – April 5, 2014

Harrow united Deaf Club are holding their Easter Party on April 5, 2014 from 6.00pm – 9.30pm at The Bridge, Christchurch Avenue, Harrow HA3 5BD. Guest Speakers: Cllr Nana Asante, Mayor of Harrow; Rev Anne Richardson, Chaplain among Deaf and Blind people; Eva Fielding-Jackson. Activities include Easter cakes, art and craft, Easter egg hunt and …

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Mar 30 2014

CAP Job Club Celebrates First Birthday

FIRST BIRTHDAY FOR CHURCH JOB CLUB Today volunteers in South Harrow are celebrating a year of helping local people step back into employment. Trained members of St Pauls Church launched the job club in March 2013 in partnership with national charity Christians Against Poverty (CAP). They have been working hard to help equip local jobseekers …

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Mar 28 2014

Harrow’s Mayor in Sister-City Relationship with Accra, Ghana

Residents of Harrow might be interested to know that their Mayor, Cllr Nana Asante, is off in Ghana at the moment, meeting the Mayor of the Accra Metropolitan City, Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije. We know this because she posted it on her Twitter feed earlier this week. According an an article posted by spyghana.com, Cllr …

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Mar 28 2014

Guest Blog from @_MrMustard: Don’t Buy a Used Car in Harrow

Don’t buy a second-hand car in Harrow as the bailiff might remove it. This is a guest blog by Mr Mustard. He has yet to be consulted about a PCN which has reached bailiffs which has not seen some sort of doubtful behaviour or excessive charges. On 18 March 12 a PCN was issued. It was …

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Mar 28 2014

Council Demolishes Neighbourhood Blight

Dozens of council-owned garages which have become a magnet for anti-social behaviour are to be demolished – and residents will get their say on what should replace them. Work began this week to knock down nearly 90 garages in Augustine Road, Hatch End, following reports of problems with rough sleeping, flytipping and even arson. The garages, the …

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Mar 28 2014

Harrow Council’s Credit Card Spending – Blown Wide Open

An iharrow.com exclusive. An analysis of credit card expenses has revealed some disturbing spending by the Council’s senior officers on items such as books, cameras and – on on occasion – rental of a dinner jacket, all funded by the residents of Harrow. The amazing list of expenditure over the last year even goes as …

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