Category Archive: healthyliving

Oct 21 2016

Can you help NWL Identify Health Priorities?

As a part of the development of North West London NHS services we are talking to residents to get their views and identify their priorities on the proposed five areas that could make the biggest difference to people’s health. These areas are: Preventing ill health Better care for people with Long term conditions Better support …

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Dec 24 2015

Winter 2015 Edition of Patients First – Available to Download Now

From the Winter 2015 edition of  Patients First, Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) quarterly newsletter: Happy New Year! This is the most common time of the year to think about self-improvement and one way you can do this is by maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. In this edition you’ll find some useful advice on keeping motivated and setting healthy New Year’s resolutions. As …

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Nov 14 2015

Simpson House Health Fair – November 21, 2015

Please visit our Health Fair on Saturday 21st November 2015 10.30am to 1.00pm at: Harrow Borough Football Club, Earlsmead, Harrow, HA2 8SS Health Information, Advice and Guidance from: Diabetes UK Harrow Carers SMOKEFREE ADHD & Autism Support Thinking Works …and many more Plus join Dr Trupti Patel for an informative talk on ‘Managing Diabetes’ and get …

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Oct 24 2015

Park Running – Every Saturday in Harrow

If you like to go jogging to keep fit and healthy then why not come along and try out a 5km parkrun? When: Every Saturday morning at 9.00 Where: Harrow Recreation Ground, HA1 4HZ (Pinner Road near to Morrisons) Cost: It’s FREE! Just register at – www.parkrun.org.uk/harrow/ and print off your personal barcode which is …

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Apr 25 2013

Healthwatch Harrow Launches

The new independent consumer champion Healthwatch launches in Harrow Healthwatch Harrow, the new independent consumer champion for health and social care, officially launches publicly in the Borough today. It will be one of 152 local Healthwatches under the umbrella national body Healthwatch England, which was set up with five local pilots on 1st April 2012 under the Health …

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Jan 13 2013

Become an Outdoor Gym Activator

Fancy trying something new in 2013? We are looking for a team of volunteers to help support the local community to get active and use Harrow Council’s free outdoor green gyms. As an Outdoor Gym Activator, you will be helping the community use the outdoor gyms, encouraging safe exercise in a way that will achieve …

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Dec 05 2012

All About… Ladies Boxercise Class in Harrow with Kix Training

Local Personal Trainer, Kix Training, run a number of Ladies-only Boxercise classes in and around the Harrow area. Boxercise is a fast paced boxing based workout mixed with circuit training to raise your metabolism and burn Fat Fast! It’s simple intense exercise to work up a sweat! [pullquote align=”right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”30%”]Training with Greg was very good, …

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Nov 11 2012

North Harrow’s 24hr Gym – Opening March 2013

As we reported back in June 2012, a new 24hr gym is coming to North Harrow. Having gone through planning hurdles, The Gym is set to open in March 2013, and has a special pre-opening offer of £10.99/month, no contract and no joining fee (it increases to £16.99/month after 12 months). The Gym have received …

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Sep 22 2012

Zumba Sessions with Mark in Harrow

Zumba, the Colombian dance fitness programme that is sweeping the nation, combines dance and aerobic elements from a number of dance disciplines. From hip-hop and salsa, through to mambo and Bollywood, there’s sure to be something to fit in with everyone. Local instructor, Mark, runs groups three times a week in Harrow, for all levels …

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Jun 20 2012

Coming Soon to Harrow: 24hr Gym

The Gym Group, a 24hour-access members gym, is opening a Harrow branch in September/October this year, offering membership from £10.99/month (at some branches – our suspicion is that it’ll start at £16.99/month for Harrow, as that’s what most of their gyms are) and 24 hour access. As they say on their website “We’ll provide 24-hour …

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