Category Archive: council

Jun 15 2017

Tower Block Inferno: Harrow buildings also use same cladding, says Daily Mail [updated]

Following the horrific events in west London only a day or two ago, where 17 people – and potentially many more – lost their lives as a result of an inferno sweeping through the Grenfell Tower just off the A40 in Notting Hill, the Daily Mail has revealed that some buildings in Harrow may be …

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Jun 11 2017

Man fined after chicken bones and paper seen flying out of his car

A litterbug who was caught on camera flinging chicken bones out of his car without a care in the world has been ordered to pay more than £500 after he ignored a FPN for littering. This is the moment Harrow Council caught a litterbug in action. Having enjoyed his meal, Mr Sulman is seen on …

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Jun 06 2017

Pinner Wood School – Progress Report, June 6, 2017

Dear neighbour of Pinner Wood School, We are pleased to say that Pinner Wood School is set to return to its home buildings at Latimer Gardens by January 2018, with all classes ready to resume there at the start of the Spring Term. The historic mine workings underneath the school site have been identified and …

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May 11 2017

Pinner Wood School – Progress Report, May 10, 2017

Dear resident, This is the third 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. We are currently drilling boreholes …

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May 08 2017

The @harrow_council “Your Place, Your Space” app – total waste of time

Harrow Council has started publicising it’s new mobile phone application, Your Place, Your Space. The idea is that residents can report, easily, issues they spot across the borough, and upload photographs, to the council. These would then, in theory, get dealt with, and we all end up living in a cleaner, safer place. The app’s description …

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May 03 2017

LGBT Photo Shoot #OUTCOME – May 17, 2017

Harrow Council has teamed up with photographer Tom Dingley to celebrate the diversity of Harrow as part of his #OUTCOME project. Some of Toms work was exhibited earlier earlier in the year for LGBT History Month. To mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and transphobia, Tom returns with pop-up studio for Harrow LGBT+ residents and …

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Apr 28 2017

Pinner Wood School – Progress Report, April 26, 2017

Dear resident, This is the second 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. We are currently drilling boreholes …

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Apr 28 2017

Harrow Council’s Cabinet Meeting – Notes from the back, April 27, 2017

After skipping a meeting last month, as there was – apparently – nothing much to discuss, Harrow’s Labour administration held it’s regular Cabinet meeting last night. This is an opportunity for the administration to approve council actions, but for many, the important part is the public and councillor questions and answer segment. For 15 minutes, …

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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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