Category Archive: notices

Oct 03 2012

All About Your Local Milkman

Did you know that your local milkman (here for South Harrow and Rayners Lane, here for the rest of the borough) can deliver more than just milk? We’ve written before about milk deliveries in South Harrow, but there’s much more available across the whole of Harrow – and you can sign up, place order and manage your …

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Feb 07 2012

The Queen to Visit Krishna Avanti School, Harrow – March 29, 2012

As regular readers will know, the Queen is set to visit Harrow as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour of Britain on March 29th, 2012. She might not be dropping in on any street parties, but she’ll be visiting one of the schools in the borough. Today, we’ve heard that the school she’ll be visiting …

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Jan 06 2012

Bob Holness – Longtime Pinner Pesident, dies at age 83

Bob Holness, former host of daytime quiz show Blockbusters, has died at 83. He was best known for hosting ITV gameshow Blockbusters, from 1983 to 1993, complete with its hexagonal board, gold runs and the classic double entendre contestant request: “Can I have a P please, Bob?” In a statement, his family said he had …

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Nov 01 2011

Harrow’s firework displays this weekend

Still trying to decide where to go this Bonfire Night? We’ve done the hard work for you, and have collected all the fireworks events we can find this weekend right across Harrow. Click here for the full list and remember to wrap up warm – it’s currently forecast to be light rain on Saturday evening, although …

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Oct 31 2011

More Milk Deliveries Across Harrow

We were told recently that Milk&More don’t deliver across the whole of Harrow, and, in fact, it turns out that they only serve a small part of Borough, centered around South Harrow and Rayners Lane. If you live in other parts of the Borough, you do have an option for milk delivery with Pensworth, who …

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Oct 12 2011

Searching for photos of “The Butts” on Harrow on the Hill

We had an email from someone this week, who used to live on Harrow on the Hill back in the 60s, in a house called “The Butts”  – here’s his email:  As a former resident of Harrow on the Hill (back in the sixties), my parents took a 5 year lease on the property known as …

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Oct 07 2011

Unusual Wedding Venues in Harrow

Don’t want to get married in a Church? Harrow has a number of venues, from the more-or-less traditional Registry Office, through to some of the Borough’s finest buildings. There are ten approved venues for civil marriage within the London Borough of Harrow, these are: Grim’s Dyke Hotel, Old Redding, Harrow Weald, Harrow This country house …

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Oct 06 2011

Recycle for London

Recycle for London is a communications programme delivered in partnership by The Greater London Authority and WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme). Recycle for London is funded by the London Waste & Recycling Board. Reduce waste (with an emphasis on food) Increase the amount London residents recycle year on year (with an emphasis on flats) …

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Sep 22 2011

Milk Deliveries in South Harrow

If you live in South Harrow, and haven’t considered having milk delivered, maybe now is the time to do so. After years of buying milk from Supermarkets – and constantly running out, we decided to have our milk delivered several times a week. Apart from milk, of course, your milkman can deliver all kinds of …

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Sep 03 2011

South Harrow’s polyclinic to close on weekdays

Patients will soon be unable to turn up and receive treatment at the flagship polyclinic in South Harrow on weekdays. NHS Harrow’s board decided to restrict the opening hours of the walk-in service at Alexandra Avenue Health and Social Care Centre, in Alexandra Avenue in South Harrow, from 8am to 8pm every day of the …

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