Monthly Archive: February 2017

Feb 28 2017

Kenton East Councillor, Mitzi Green, passes away

Cllr Mitzi Green, Labour councillor for Kenton East, passed away yesterday afternoon. Cllr Green was first elected in May 1998, and served on the council’s Corporate Parenting Panel, and reserved on the Licensing and General Purposes Committee. She was also a Governor at Kenton Park Infant and Primary School. She also served on the Labour …

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Feb 28 2017

Stabbing in Wealdstone – Police Investigating

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Wealdstone and detectives are appealing for witnesses and information. On Monday, 27 February police were called at approximately 18:50hrs to reports of a man stabbed in High Street, Wealdstone – near the junctions with George Gange Way and Gordon Road. Officers and …

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Feb 27 2017

Roxbourne by-election: Annabel Singh’s Bio

We said we’d publish the candidates’ profile for the forthcoming Roxbourne by-election. Annabel is the Conservative’s candidate: On behalf of Harrow West Conservative Association, I am delighted to introduce Annabel Singh, our candidate in the Roxbourne ward by-election on Thursday 9th March 2017. Annabel Singh has lived in the Borough for over 15 years, growing …

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Feb 25 2017

Council Tax up almost 5% in Harrow

Harrow’s Labour-run administration, like 147 other councils across the country, has chosen to increase council tax by 4.99% – the maximum it can get away with without having to hold a referendum, a vote of confidence in the administration, if you like, on the increase. This doesn’t necessarily mean residents will see an increase limited …

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Feb 25 2017

Fake recycling leaflet seen in borough; Council miffed

Harrow Council has warned residents about a scam telling them that the Council no longer collects waste including eggshells, cat litter, used tissues and mouldy food. The false advice threatens anyone who fails to comply with a fine. The fake leaflet, which is green and has several spelling mistakes, does not mention Harrow or carry …

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Feb 25 2017

Scout Table-Top Sale – March 11, 2017

Harrow & Wealdstone Scouts are fund raising for a trip to Kandersteg, Switzerland later this year, and are holding a table-top sale to boost their income. When: March 11, 2016 from 10.30am to 1.00pm. Where: South Harrow Baptist Church, Northolt Road If you want to have a table to sell anything, they cost £5 and …

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Feb 17 2017

Harrow Council’s Cabinet Meeting – February 16, 2017

This month’s cabinet meeting was back in the usual meeting rooms, after it was displaced by the disruptive filming that was taking place at the Civic Centre last month. Fortunately, that also permitted @graemeneale to stream the session live on Twitter – and you can follow him by clicking on his twitter name above. The …

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Feb 17 2017

Roxbourne by-election: Marshel Amutharasan’s Bio

We said we’d publish the candidates’ profile for the forthcoming Roxbourne by-election. Marshel is the Liberal Democrats’ candidate: I’m Marshel Amutharasan, and I’m the fresh start Roxbourne needs today. I’ve lived in the area for over thirty years, and I am a community and charity worker in the education sector. I’ve been involved in running music …

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Feb 15 2017

Now @harrow_council slashes ‘Sex Entertainment’ Costs in Borough

Harrow Council, whilst on the one hand increasing a whole raft of fees and charges across the board (eg: skip licences up 4%; scaffolding licences up 4%)  has decided to slash the cost of setting up a sex entertainment club in the borough. Gentlemen wishing to be entertained by lap dancing girls, wearing g-strings stuffed …

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Feb 15 2017

Roxbourne by-election – Candidates Announced

The full list of candidates for the 2017 by-election in Roxbourne ward have now been announced. Marshel Amutharasan (Liberal Democrats) Herbie Crossman (UKIP) Maxine Henson (Labour) Annabel Singh (Conservative) If any of the candidates would like to share their election manifesto, pledges or luke-warm promises of what they’ll do, we’ll be happy to feature them …

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