Monthly Archive: October 2017

Oct 29 2017

Harrow Council’s new Corp Director of Community Announced

Harrow Council has announced (page 6, here) that it is to appoint Mr Paul Walker (pictured), currently working as an Interim consultant at Rossendale Borough Council, as the new Corporate Director of Community. Mr Walker was previously Chief Executive of Copeland Borough Council when his role was made redundant in a shake-up for the council’s management …

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Oct 29 2017

Paul Says: Council STILL hiding things from residents

I read with interest the post iharrow published last month, highlighting the Council’s lack of transparency in using a crowdfunding platform for the “Our Village Garden Triangle” project in Rayners’ Lane. The project is for a good cause, and of course I support schemes to improve facilities and make Harrow a nicer place for all …

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Oct 29 2017

Harrow’s “Lucky Lockwood” Wins Again!

Michael Lockwood must be onto a winning streak of late. Having been not-so-subtly erased from the organisation chart in 2013 by the then leader of the Council, Cllr Susan Hall (Conservatives), and brought back by a year or so later by the then leader of the Council, Cllr David Perry (Labour) (see Private Eye’s column, here), …

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Oct 29 2017

Harrow Siblings Nail It With African History Presentation (updated)

Harrow Siblings Nail It With African History Presentation The Phillip siblings – teenagers Antonio and Marcel, and their 11 year old sister Destiny, launched Harrow African History 2017/18 Season yesterday (Oct. 23) at Harrow Civic Centre with an impressive presentation entitled “Young People’s Perspective: What We’ve Learnt From The Xtra History African History Sessions”. At …

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Oct 29 2017

Bob Blackman MP calls on Chancellor to help homeless people into renting

Bob Blackman MP calls on Chancellor to help homeless people into renting Ahead of the Budget next month, Bob Blackman MP for Harrow East has joined with other MPs and Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, to urge the Chancellor to fund local projects aimed at helping homeless people into renting. Mr Blackman joined …

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Oct 05 2017

Harrow Leisure Centre shortlisted for prestigious National Fitness Award

Harrow Leisure Centre shortlisted for prestigious National Fitness Award Harrow Leisure Centre is in the running for a prestigious national fitness industry award, having beaten off competition from gyms all over the country. Harrow Leisure Centre has been shortlisted for ‘Local Authority Gym of the Year’ in the National Fitness Awards. The awards recognise excellence, …

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Oct 05 2017

Community Road Watch – Be a Cop for a Day

Community Road Watch is a scheme which trains volunteers in the use of ‘speed guns’ and you would work with PCSO’s at designated locations normally for 1 – 2 hours. During October the police will be trialing out 7 new locations due to numerous requests from Harrow council and residents from Harrow. For those who …

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