Category Archive: seenaround

Mar 02 2017

Celebrate World Book Day at the Heath Robinson Museum

Thursday 2 March is not only the first day of the Heath Robinson Museum’s extended opening programme – it is also World Book Day! So we are celebrating both events with our new extended book range available from the Museum Shop. The Shop Manager Judith Elliott says “We have a wide range of sought-after books …

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Jan 25 2017

1st Roxeth Scout Auction – February 4, 2017

The 1st Roxeth Scouts are holding another of their auctions at the South Harrow Baptist Church on February 4th 2017 from 11.00am. Viewing starts at 10.00am, the sale begins at 11.00am, and should wrap up mid-afternoon. This’ll be your chance to clear our some of your old items, or, indeed, to pick up some new ones! …

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Dec 03 2016

Not all conditions need hospital attention

More details here from Harrow NHS Clinical Commissioning Group.  

Oct 12 2016

Harrow Leisure Centre claims September’s ‘Outstanding London Sports Venue Award’

Harrow Leisure Centre claims September’s ‘Outstanding London Sports Venue Award’ Tuesday 11th October 2016 – Harrow Leisure Centre has won September’s MyLocalPitch ‘Outstanding London Sports Venue Award’. Everyone Active runs the sports venue on behalf of Harrow Council to deliver a range of activities to the local community. Two of the sports halls are currently …

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Jan 28 2016

LEGO and the Heath Robinson Museum

Brick by brick the William Heath Robinson Museum is being built and is due to open very soon now – mid Summer 2016. Trustees are pleased to announce that, as a gesture of support, LEGO has donated a large box of LEGO bricks for the museum. Creativity and building will be by-words for the museum; getting children involved in …

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Jan 21 2016

News from Proscenium – January 2016

Belated New Year greetings to you. Traditionally, we’d be getting ready to present the second play of our season just about now. However, the Compass Theatre is closed this month for renovations, so we have had to postpone our planned production (we’ll be staging it in January 2017 instead) and focus our attention on the …

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Dec 30 2015

Volunteers Bring Christmas Cheer to Northwick Park

Guest Post… On Monday 28th of December Kosar Pedram and volunteers including staff at Moorfields Eye Hospital, Northwick Park Hospital, local residents and others visited the Care of the Elderly ward and Stroke Unit at Northwick Park Hospital. Having worked in hospital for five years, I know too well how lonely Christmas can be for patients …

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Dec 24 2015

Welldon Activity Group’s St Ann’s Performance

Visitors to the St Ann’s Centre, Harrow were treated to Christmas music as they did their shopping on Wednesday 16th December. The carol singing was in aid of the Welldon Activity Group, a local charity based at Trinity Church in Hindes Road, Harrow. The activity group provides adults with learning disabilities with opportunities to develop …

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Dec 21 2015

HA:WI Women’s Institute Santa’s Grotto – A Cracking Success

Members of HA:WI Women’s Institute ran the Santa’s Grotto at West House for local children for the first time this year. The event took place on Saturday 12th December, and the Grotto opened at 11 am in the Upstairs Gallery of West House, Pinner Memorial Park with the last entry at 3.30pm. It was £4 …

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Nov 28 2015

Housing Developments in Harrow Could Pay for GP shortage

Housing developments in Harrow could pay for GP shortage Harrow found to have fewer GPs than England average as report suggests 550 new doctors are needed across London The Mayor of London, through his planning powers, could force London boroughs, including Harrow, to use cash from major developers to fund the capital’s GPs for the …

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