Category Archive: council

Apr 25 2017

Harrow Civic Centre flooded following burst pipe

Cllr Hall has always said that the Labour administration couldn’t run a bath… It now looks like that maybe, they can! The Civic Centre appears to be under water this morning, with large parts of the build either soaking wet, or without power, following a burst pipeovernight, which wasn’t noticed until officers wandered into work …

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Apr 21 2017

Conservatives unseat Labour in Kenton East win

Nitesh Hirani was today announced as the winner of yesterday’s by-election in Kenton East Ward, winning the seat for the Conservative Party. He received 1,585 votes ahead of 1,328 votes for Labour’s Nishit Patel, 65 votes for Liberal Democrat Annabel Croft and 54 votes for UKIP’s Herbert Crossman. The turnout for the by-election was 36.7% …

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Apr 21 2017

Susan Says: Harrow Council is in a disgraceful state.

Harrow Council is in a disgraceful state. The administration needs to get to work and take responsibility. It is nine weeks yesterday since the Cabinet meeting on the 16th February. This means my Conservative colleagues and I have been waiting nine weeks for the answers to 88 questions which we tabled at that meeting. These …

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Apr 13 2017

Pinner Wood School – Progress Report, April 12, 2017

Update on works at the site of Pinner Wood School Dear resident, This is the first 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 …

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Apr 13 2017

Council Announces Pinner Wood School Transport Scheme

Harrow Council has announced a number of transport options for parents of children displaced by the current issues at Pinner Wood School. There are three options available: A single termly allowance payment of £315, to be paid by cheque A shuttle-bus service which requires parents/carers to accompany their children A coach service which requires parents/carers …

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Apr 06 2017

Public Spaces Protection Order Proposal for High Street Wealdstone

Harrow Council says it is taking action against a fly-tipping hotspot in Wealdstone and needs your help to stop the disgusting and unacceptable level of fly-tipping near High Street Wealdstone. Harrow Council is proposing a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in your area. The PSPO would make it illegal to block the access road to …

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Apr 06 2017

Consultation on Selective Licensing in South Harrow

Harrow Council has identified areas where there are a number of badly managed and poorly maintained properties which are linked to anti social behaviour. To overcome these problems Harrow Council is considering introducing selective licensing scheme in the designated area of Roxbourne and Roxeth Wards and would like to extend the scheme over five years …

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Apr 02 2017

Now even the Harrow Times trolls Harrow Council!

As part of the April Fools shenanigans, local free-paper the Harrow Times trolled the Council over the street cleanliness across the borough. The story went that “Harrow is set to be given an award for being the ‘cleanest’ borough in London….” with plans for a “…ceremony… …held at the Town Hall, in Station Road, this …

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Mar 31 2017

Pinner Wood School deal with St Jerome’s Collapses at 11th Hour

Parents of Pinner Wood pupils were very much under the impression that KS1 children would be moving to St Jerome’s bi-lingual school after the Easter Break, but this appears to have come crashing down at the 11th hour, for reasons yet to be made clear. To be fair, the council never committed in writing – …

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Mar 25 2017

Kenton East by-Election – Nominees

Harrow’s Kenton East ward is the next battleground in the borough, following the death of Mitzy Green in February. Those going head to head in this round are: Charis CROFT, Liberal Democrats Herbie CROSSMAN, UKIP Nitesh HIRANI, The Conservative Party Nish PATEL, Labour Party As always, if candidates would like to provide a brief photo and/or …

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