Category Archive: information

Dec 27 2014

Harrow Council’s Top Tips on Snow Clearance

Harrow Council has issued its top tips to residents for clearing snow and ice in the event of freezing winter weather. The borough’s gritting lorries have already been out on the roads this week as the Council put its winter plan into operation. During snow and freezing weather the Council’s priority is to ensure that …

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Dec 20 2013

Christmas and New Year 2013 Bin Collection Dates

Harrow Council has published their revised dates for bin collections over the Christmas and New Year period. There have been some alterations to bin collection times over the busy Christmas period. All residents will receive this information on a bin hanger in mid-December, however feel free to share this information among your neighbours. Collection of the brown bin is …

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Dec 16 2013

Harrow Council Launches ‘Preventing Violent Extremism’

The Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) panel is a multi agency panel consisting of Council, Police and Health partners. The aim of the panel is to support individuals vulnerable to becoming influenced or already involved in supporting violent extremism. The panel will consider the underlying issues the individual has experienced or is experiencing and identify support or intervention activities as …

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Dec 16 2013

Harrow Council Launches MyCommunity ePurse

My Community ePurse (MCeP) is a personal budget and support planning tool that gives adult social care clients the facility to receive and manage their cash personal budget online. We have worked hard to bring this innovative new way of working to our service users and carers, and believe it is a very positive step towards the …

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Oct 04 2013

Harrow Council Publishes Statement of Accounts 2012-2013

Problems sleeping? You’ll be delighted to know that the Council has published it’s Statement of Accounts for 2012-2013 on it’s website for your reading pleasure. 115 pages cheerily take you through every last penny. Those who are interested in the cost of the council’s management might be interested to know the total remuneration that the …

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Sep 24 2013

World Heart Day – five ways Harrow residents can look after their ticker

To mark this Sunday’s World Heart Day, Harrow Council’s public health team have put together five simple ways for cardiovascular care. Currently around 17.3m lives each year are claimed by heart disease and stroke making them the world’s leading cause of death. By 2030 it is expected that 23m people will die from cardiovascular disease …

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Sep 10 2013

Dropping In at the Civic Centre Last Night

I dropped by Harrow’s Civic Centre yesterday evening for a couple of quick meetings with the Conservative and the Labour groups. Just a catch up, really, to find out what’s going on, and to avail myself of the free coffee (Labour had cups and saucers, the Conservatives had flowery mugs, so pretty much equal, in …

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Sep 02 2013

Raising the participation age in Harrow

Young people who finished Year 11 this year must continue in education or training, as new Government changes come into effect. The changes mean that 16-year-olds must either: Continue in full-time education, such as school, college or home education Enrol in an apprenticeship scheme Participate in part time education or training if they are employed, self …

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Aug 25 2013

A Guide to Council, Cabinet and Committee meetings in Harrow

Harrow Council has published a guide to the various committees that residents are welcomed to attend. As well as listing the committees and meetings, it gives useful advice on how, where, why, what and who – including which officer from Democratic Services would be best placed to answer any questions you have. It starts: This …

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Jul 31 2013

Willy Says: Harrow Town Centre Vacancy Rates – the facts

Cllr Will Stoodley (ILG, Harrow West), the Portfolio Holder for Planning and Urban Regeneration, writes to update us on the vacancy rates in Harrow’s Town Centre. We are investing in improving the look of the high street: We are creating a town centre the people of Harrow can be proud of. We have put in …

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