Monthly Archive: June 2016

Jun 28 2016

Council Goes Digital; Gets website address wrong

Spotted in the Council’s Members’ Information Circular for June 2016: Where’s the quality? It’s a multi-million pound organisation, which runs schools and colleges. It’s not a Mickey Mouse style blog (ahem), and really, if they get this wrong, what else are they messing up (no, Cllr Hall – nobody’s asking for a list, thanks).

Jun 28 2016

Council Anti-Idling Busybodies – Coming Soon to Harrow

Spotted in the Council’s Members’ Information Circular for June 2016: Harrow is joining 10 other boroughs across London to encourage drivers to switch off their engines when stationary to improve air quality in the borough. £127,000 funding from the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund Round 2 has been awarded to 11 London boroughs to deliver the 3 year project. …

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Jun 27 2016

Cocktails and Crafts – July 7, 2016

Cocktails and Crafts – a different craft evening on the 1st Thursday of every month. Mixed Media and Collage Workshop Experiment with different materials – come and chill with a glass of wine and unleash your creativity with the expert help of accomplished artists and craftspeople. Thursday &th July from 7.00 – 9.00pm £25 per …

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Jun 26 2016

Harrow CCG: Understanding Asthma – July 20, 2016

Do you have asthma? Are you looking after someone with the condition? Then come along to this educational evening to find out more about asthma and how attacks can be prevented. Date: Wednesday, 20th July 2016 Time: 7.30pm-9.30pm Venue: Harrow Baptist Church, College Road, Harrow, HA1 1BA The evening will be led by Dr Mark …

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Jun 26 2016

SusanWatch: Sunday Telegraph re: “tepid” Corbyn

Spotted in the Sunday Telegraph (26.06.2016): Dear Sir, The fallout from the EU referendum has been just as dramatic and indeed traumatic as many predicted, and through David Cameron’s resignation I believe we have lost an exceptional Prime Minister and a truly committed public servant. Meanwhile, the Labour party could vote to ditch Jeremy Corbyn …

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Jun 26 2016

Harrow Community Roadwatch – June 28, 2016

The MPS are setting up a community roadwatch scheme in Harrow, launching their first event on Tuesday 28th June from 12pm on Milton Road, rear end of Civic 1. They would welcome any community champions that would like to take part: Harrow Council is currently working in partnership with the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and …

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Jun 26 2016

Battle of Britain at the Heath Robinson Museum – July 10, 2016

Commemorate the start of the Battle of Britain with the Heath Robinson Museum. Find out about national and local heroes, and see where the bombs fell locally. The day includes craft workshops for children, and educational activities including a re-enactment. Cost: For all the family, £4 per child (accompanying adults free) When: Sunday, July 10, …

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Jun 14 2016

Now @harrow_council leaves residents in dark over bin collection

If Harrow Council were a ship, it would have been run onto the rocks a long time ago. Having spent countless hours telling us “customers” – that’s right, we’re no longer the folk that pay them to work for us, but now we’re merely customers – that everything is online: the much sought after “channel …

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Jun 13 2016

Brown Bin Not Collected? @harrow_council Has NO OBLIGATION to Collect!

Signed up for Harrow Council’s Brown Bin Collection scheme? Think yourself lucky if you ever get a collection (yup, they missed large chunks of the borough again today) as the Council’s T&Cs may mean that they never need collect your bin: 3.5 On occasions, the Council may be unable to provide the Service due to …

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Jun 13 2016

Kenmore Park School Expansion – Another @harrow_council failure?

Reading the newsletters from Kenmore Park School in Harrow makes depressing reading, as the list of problems stemming from the school expansion plan seems to be growing longer and longer. According to the school’s April newsletter: During the holiday the school suffered an electrical surge which knocked out most of our systems. The surge affected the …

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