Category Archive: council

Sep 30 2017

Harrow Council wants your views on where to power up cars

Harrow Council is planning to “power up” its streets with clean and efficient charging stations, thanks to a grant from the Mayor of London. Whether you have already made the switch to an electric car or could be persuaded to by more convenient places to charge one, Harrow Council wants to hear from you. Where …

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Sep 13 2017

Crowdfunding – the answer to our prayers, thinks Council

Harrow Council is trumpeting about crowdfunding again today, in this case, about Rayners Lane: “A crowdfunded project that promises to transform the centre of Rayner’s Lane is on the verge of hitting its £73,000 funding target – thanks to the enthusiasm of local residents and businesses.” The project says: “We are working with a group …

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Aug 23 2017

New Leader of Harrow Council Conservatives

Following Councillor Susan Hall’s appointment as an Assembly Member to the Greater London Assembly, and her subsequent decision to stand down as Leader of Harrow Conservatives, the Harrow Council Conservative Group elected their new Leader, Councillor Paul Osborn. Councillor Osborn has represented Pinner ward since 2001 and said in a statement today: “I relish the …

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Aug 09 2017

Cllr Chika Amadi – The Response

We asked Cllr Amadi for her response following the news of her recent social media activities. We’ve now received this, and have published it, unedited (other than line breaks to make it easier to read), and in full. To whom it may concern. I am neither homophobic nor a bigot. I wish to say that …

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Aug 04 2017

Booted? Harrow ex-Labour Councillor Amadi Goes Rogue

Disgraced ex-Labour Councillor, Chika Amadi who was suspended for calling Pride marchers paedophiles shows not a jot of remorse as she announces that she’s “no longer suspended” and is now an independant councillor, according to a Tweet earlier today: Booted? Or resigned from the Labour party? We’ll never know. It’s entirely possible that this is only …

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Aug 01 2017

Harrow Labour suspends councillor who called Pride marchers paedophiles

Harrow Labour Group suspend Cllr Chika Amadi. According to the Guardian today, the Harrow Labour group have suspended Cllr Chika Amadi for “social media posts that called Pride marchers ‘paedophiles’ and threatened to unleash the “burning anger” of God on her critics.” In another Facebook post, the councillor shared a quote from the president of …

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Jul 16 2017

£20 Charge to Dump Waste for non-Harrow Residents

It was the council’s monthly cabinet meeting last week, and this item crept in, relating to changes at the Forward Drive waste site: It was resolved that: a charge of £20 to non-residents using the Harrow Re-use and Recycling Centre (HRRC) site per visit be introduced and non-residents be restricted from disposing of non-recyclable waste …

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Jul 16 2017

Pinner Wood School – Progress Report, June 26, 2017

Dear resident, This is the sixth of our regular updates on the work that our project team are undertaking at the site of Pinner Wood School. The site is currently closed after the discovery of previously unmapped chalk mine tunnels under the school building, some of which had collapsed roofs. Our consultants, contractors and project …

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Jul 11 2017

Harrow Council: Cracking down on bad behaviour

A new borough-wide protection order is now in place to keep trouble out of the borough. Includes £100 fine for urinating, defecating and spitting in public. A massive crackdown on filth and anti-social behaviour is now in effect – anyone caught making Harrow dirty will face a spot fine of £100. Harrow Council have approved …

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Jun 25 2017

Harrow goes to PRIDE – July 8, 2017

It’s summer and it’s time for some fun – grab your rainbow flag and join Harrow and Brent’s entry at London’s biggest LGBT festival, Pride in London, on Saturday 8 July. Come along to what will be the liveliest and most colourful parade to date. Pride in London is all about being proud of who …

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