Category Archive: pressreleases

Sep 13 2013

Harrow Council: We’re Small Business Friendly!

Harrow Council has been crowned the best small business friendly council for procurement at a prestigious awards ceremony held at the CBI Conference Centre at Centrepoint (Thursday 5th September, 2013). Organised by the London region of The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and London Councils, the awards showcased the work authorities have put in place …

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Sep 12 2013

Warning: loan sharks are operating in Harrow

Warning: loan sharks are operating in Harrow Harrow Council warns of bullying tactics by illegal lenders Harrow Citizens Advice Bureau opens a face to face service for extra support Emergency Relief Scheme available for those in dire need Harrow Council is warning residents not to turn to illegal lenders after Harrow Citizens Advice Bureau found …

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Sep 12 2013

RAF Northolt – Jolly Noisy for Harrow, says Cllr Graham Henson

Looks like the press release from Gareth Thomas has reached the intray of Cllr Graham Henson today. The Harrow Labour group have issued the following statement, some eight days after Gareth Thomas MP did. The Harrow Labour Group is extremely worried about the Governments recent decision to nearly double the number of commercial flights out of …

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Sep 10 2013

Childrens’ Centres in Harrow

Harrow Labour Group have supplied the following press release: The Labour Group in Harrow strongly believes that every child should have the same opportunities to succeed in life. To achieve this goal we think it is critical that children in their early years and their families are properly supported and have access to the services they need. …

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Aug 30 2013

Harrow’s Bid to Recruit More Foster Carers

Harrow Council is calling on caring and dedicated residents to become foster carers and make a real difference to a child’s life. The Council needs to increase the number of foster carers who will be able to provide a safe and secure home to children in the borough. There are 175 Harrow children in foster care …

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Aug 22 2013

Harrow Mayor Hosts Afternoon Tea for Carers

Around 40 carers met with Harrow’s Mayor on Monday afternoon in recognition of their ongoing care and support for vulnerable people living in Harrow. The carers, who all provide unpaid support to a relative, neighbour, friend or loved-one, were invited by the Mayor, Cllr Nana Asante, to thank them for the dedication they give to …

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Jun 07 2013

Shisha Lounge fined for smoking ban breach

The owner of a shisha lounge will have to pay out more than £10,000 after breaching the smoking ban. Shawan Ali, director of KS Tobacco Ltd, which runs Smoking Aces, 1 Central Parade, Station Road, Harrow, was found guilty of two counts of failing to prevent smoking in a smoke-free premises. Council officers posing as …

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May 20 2013

Harrow Shops: Empty Shop Rates at 4% in Town Centre

Shop vacancy rates across Britain’s recession-hit high streets are at an all time high, but latest figures reveal Harrow’s rates to be amongst the lowest in the country. A survey of the British Retail Consortium shows Greater London shop vacancy rates to be at 7.4 per cent while Northern Ireland has the most empty stores …

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Apr 29 2013

Harrow’s £2m Town Centre Revamp – Progress…

A £2m Town Centre revamp has taken a step forward with paving work from Katie’s statue to Havelock Place complete and the next stage well underway. Harrow Council’s regeneration project has progressed well since building work began in February. This week new lighting columns will replace the old ones along the entire length of St …

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Apr 29 2013

Harrow’s young people elected into Youth Parliament

Harrow Youth Parliament elected a new chair as the new parliament was declared open at their annual general meeting last Thursday. Oliver Hurcum beat two other candidates to the position as chair of Harrow Youth Parliament. The candidates were chosen after an impressive hustings where each young person eloquently promised what they would do for …

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