Monthly Archive: November 2017

Nov 30 2017

Harrow Choral Society Christmas Celebration – December 16, 2017

Preparations are underway for Harrow Choral Society’s Christmas Concert which takes place on Saturday 16 th December in the Speech Room of Harrow School. “Our Christmas Concert makes a great start to the festive season,” said Chairman Peter Miller “and it’s always a pleasure to sing in the Speech Room with its unique atmosphere and …

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Nov 29 2017

Windsock RAFA Club Quiz Night – December 15, 2017

The Windsock RAFA Club in South Harrow are holding a Christmas Quiz in South Harrow. There are prizes for the teams who come first, second, and – refreshingly! – last. Cost: £5 including buffet When: December 15, 2017 from 8.00pm Where: The Windsock RAFA Club, between 28-30 Eastcote Avenue in South Harrow Map here. It can …

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Nov 29 2017

Panic Not, Harrovians! Council is “fully prepared” for winter!

From Harrow Council’s “Community Directorate”: The winter is approaching, trees are beginning to lose their leaves and our Streets and grounds teams are out focusing on leaf clearance. There is a natural cycle of leaf drop with differing species of trees dropping their leaves at differing times of the year with the last hardy specimens …

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Nov 29 2017

Harrow Youth Parliament: ‘Make Your Mark’ consultation

On Friday 11th November, Harrow’s Member of UK Youth Parliament Dara Foody joined several other colleagues in the House of Commons Chamber in order to debate the results of the Youth Parliament’s annual ‘Make Your Mark’ consultation. The consultation – which is the largest of its kind in Europe – presents young people with ten …

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Nov 29 2017

Harrow Youth Parliament: Community Safety and Violence Vulnerability/Exploitation Strategy

Dear Editor At Thursday’s meeting of full council, the Community Safety and Violence Vulnerability/Exploitation Strategy will be presented – after having been initially deferred from the council’s most recent meeting on the 28th September. As a Youth Parliament, we were extremely concerned that the strategy simply did not include enough measures to prevent youth crime …

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Nov 28 2017

Cultura London, the Harrow Arts Saviour, Enters Voluntary Liquidation owing £THOUSANDS

Cultura London, which was to be the saviour of Harrow Arts Centre, a facility reportedly costing Harrow Council £500k per year to run, has decided to call it quits, and has commenced proceedings to voluntarily go into liquidation on September 7, 2017. According to the Statement of Affairs, Cultura had £81,000 stashed in the bank, …

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Nov 22 2017

UNISON writes: Harrow Council “gag” trade union ahead of election

Press release from Harrow Unison… In an unprecedented and hitherto inconceivable act the Labour run Harrow Council has cancelled an important public meeting with its recognised trade unions (scheduled to take place on the 29th November 2017 at the Harrow Civic Centre). The Chair of the Employees Consultative Forum (ECF) and Labour Councillor Kiran Ramchandani …

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Nov 21 2017

Wealdstone Christmas Tree Switch-On – November 27, 2017

Wealdstone will be lighting up the streets on the evening of November 27th, when the Mayor of Harrow will switch on the Christmas lights. All are welcome to come along, where there will be a free card-making workshop, along with mulled wine, hot chocolate and cupcakes. There will also be a live performance of Dhol, …

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Nov 19 2017

Guest Post: Petition for Escalators and Lifts in Harrow’s Stations

We’ve seen many a petition for making various Harrow tune stations accessible to those with mobility problems over the years – the latest one, proposed by Kuha Kumaran – is below, and it’s no less important to sign it. Many of Harrow’s stations are simply inaccessible to those with disabilities, the old, and of course, …

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Nov 19 2017

Windsock RAFA Club Present the TW Band – December 9, 2017

Live music from the TW Band on Saturday 9th December from 19:30 at the Windsock Club – South Harrow! Come and join us to celebrate the festive season with a night of music from the 50’s all the way to current hits – there will be something for everyone!! The band plays a selection of …

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