Category Archive: information

Jun 07 2015

Pledge 2 Pedal with St Luke’s – September 27, 2015

Pledge 2 Pedal for St Luke’s Hospice on Sunday 27th September, from 9am – 11am, at Harrow Recreation Ground, Hindes Road HA1 1RU. Registration is £15 for adults, £35 for families, £5 for children and we ask all our riders to raise as much as they can for the hospice. People of all ages and …

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Feb 25 2015

Ex-Harrow Councillor Dorothy ‘Doris’ Wells Celebrates 100th Birthday

On 4th January 2015 Mrs Doris Wells celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by her family and friends.. She was a Harrow Councillor and she represented the Stanmore Park Ward from 1969 – 1986.  Since her retirement from Harrow Council she has resided in Eastbourne, East Sussex. Her son Michael, daughter Lesley and son-in-law Charles made …

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Jan 04 2015

From the Archives… Inaugural Speech of Cllr T Charles, First Chair of Harrow Council 1934

Inaugural speech of elected Chairman Cllr T Charles at the first meeting of the Harrow Urban District Council on April 9, 1934: I am deeply conscious of the honour which you have conferred upon me this evening in appointing one first Chairman of this Urban Council of what has become known as Greater Harrow. I …

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Mar 05 2014

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Feb 15 2014

Some Trivia About Harrow

Harrow Council have produced a short, six-page, publication entitled An Introduction to Harrow, which lists a number of rarely-known facts and trivia about the Borough. For example: Harrow was formed in 1934 as an urban district of Middlesex by the Middlesex Review Order, as a merger of the former area of Harrow on the Hill …

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Feb 15 2014

All About… Harrow Camera Club

Harrow Camera Club  has something to offer you whether you are an amateur enthusiast or experienced photographer.  Technical and artistic skills are enhanced through a mixture of competitions, talks and workshops. The Club achieves a good standard of work in external competitions and is amongst the top Clubs in the Chilterns Association. It is recognised …

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Feb 15 2014

Lost Hospitals of London: Harrow Hospital

Harrow Hospital Roxeth Hill, Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 0JX Medical dates: 1866 – 1998 Medical character: Acute. Later, geriatric The Harrow Cottage Hospital was founded in 1866 by Dr. W. Hewlett. It had nine beds and occupied two leased cottages in Roxeth Hill. The staff consisted of a paid nurse and a voluntary team of helpers. …

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Jan 28 2014

Memo to Cllr Hall: Heads you Lose, Tails you still Lose

The deceptively-named Harrow (Racial) Council for Justice have decided the Cllr Susan Hall, who has been a continuing target for their “vile diatribe” over the years have issued yet another of their “newsletters” berating her, yet again: We have been effectively exposing the local Conservative group’s veiled opposition to the Hindu school at the Teachers …

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Jan 04 2014

Harrow’s Corporate Purple – The Background, Perhaps?

Did Harrow, intentionally or otherwise, select purple as its corporate colour for sentimental and historical reasons? The colour itself is well chosen: its a mix of blue and red, denoting the two political parties, doesn’t show the dirt on the council’s vehicles too badly, is vivid and eye-catching, but perhaps there’s another reason, which all …

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Oct 12 2013

All About Harrow Cine and Video Society

Harrow Cine & Video Society is one of the premier cinevideo clubs in the northwest London area, having started its life in 1951 as the Pinner Cine Society. This is our diamond anniversary year, celebrating a passion for movie making in all its aspects! These days, of course, digital video rules supreme, and we have …

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