Monthly Archive: January 2017

Jan 30 2017

Byron Quarter Public Event – February 9 and 11, 2017

Harrow Council has a vision for the leisure centre and the surrounding site, that we’re calling Byron Quarter. As part of the work to build a better Harrow, the council wants Byron Quarter to be a true community of homes, which has modern leisure facilities, a beautiful park and sporting activities at its heart. They’ve …

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Jan 25 2017

1st Roxeth Scout Auction – February 4, 2017

The 1st Roxeth Scouts are holding another of their auctions at the South Harrow Baptist Church on February 4th 2017 from 11.00am. Viewing starts at 10.00am, the sale begins at 11.00am, and should wrap up mid-afternoon. This’ll be your chance to clear our some of your old items, or, indeed, to pick up some new ones! …

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Jan 22 2017

Upsetting Harrow Council by asking Questions

The highlight of Cabinet each month, other than where you get to hear the opposition quiz the administration on anything under the sun for 15 minutes, is that residents can also ask questions. This month’s meeting, due to the usual committee rooms being pimped off for some filming or something, had the charm of a …

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Jan 13 2017

Filming starts at the Civic Centre. Yes, you read that correctly.

Film crews have been arriving at the Civic Centre this week, with workers hammering and sawing away building a film set in what appears, from the outside, to be the members lounge. The pay and display car park looks like it’ll be taken out of use to accommodate a number of stars (and their egos) …

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Jan 12 2017

Mayor gives two-fingers to Harrow’s Planning Committee

Dear Editor Mayor gives two-fingers to Harrow’s Planning Committee as he backs the “two-fingers to Harrow” planning application! Having been rejected by Harrow’s Planning Committee in November, plans to build several 17-storey blocks of flats in Wealdstone have been given a new lease of life by the Labour Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. The proposal …

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Jan 11 2017

Harrow Council’s Taxpayer-funded Trip to Cannes

It’s that time of year again, when Harrow Council flunkies start planning to head off to Cannes for a four-day jolly. Or as they call it, a four-day conference with the MIPIM, where, according to the website, they can, “…connect with the industry’s key decision-makers and gain insight into the latest property trends and opportunities during …

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Jan 09 2017

Harrow Council turns free car park into ‘pay and display’ car park

Not content with shafting residents over brown bins, council tax increases, and punitive bus-lane and banned right turn fines where ever it thinks it can get away with it, the bunch of misfits at Labour-run Harrow Council now have their eyes on charging to park in recreation ground car parks. Whitchurch Playing Fields, which we …

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Jan 09 2017

Harrow Council – 1.2 stars out of 5 say residents

In an entirely unscientific study, Google’s users have ranked Harrow 1.2 stars out of possible maximum of five, according to the internet giant’s webpages. If you search Google for ‘harrow council’ you’ll get a information panel to the right of the screen, showing you a map, directions, photos, and – at the time of writing …

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Jan 09 2017

Another day, another stabbing in South Harrow?

Another day, another stabbing in South Harrow? The area by South Harrow station, on Northolt Road, seems to be a no-go area these days, after another youth was left with cuts to his face and stomach after the incident on the evening of Sunday 8th January. The attack happened just yards from where another student …

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Jan 05 2017

Survey from Met Police Harrow’s @MPSRoxeth on local crime

Local SNT @MPSroxeth are asking residents to complete a brief, one-page six-question survey on how they feel about certain, specific, crimes in the area. Questions ask about knife crime, drug dealing, anti-social behaviour near the tube station and so on. South Harrow residents: this is YOUR chance to make YOUR voice heard. A low response …

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