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Dec 09 2017

Business representatives visit Harrow College students to offer career guidance

Students at Harrow College have been visited by business volunteers and employees from a number of leading organisations in an initiative aimed at providing the young learners with an insight into working life and the actions they can take now to benefit their future careers. The event took place over a week (20-24 Nov) with …

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Nov 22 2017

UNISON writes: Harrow Council “gag” trade union ahead of election

Press release from Harrow Unison… In an unprecedented and hitherto inconceivable act the Labour run Harrow Council has cancelled an important public meeting with its recognised trade unions (scheduled to take place on the 29th November 2017 at the Harrow Civic Centre). The Chair of the Employees Consultative Forum (ECF) and Labour Councillor Kiran Ramchandani …

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Nov 19 2017

Guest Post: Petition for Escalators and Lifts in Harrow’s Stations

We’ve seen many a petition for making various Harrow tune stations accessible to those with mobility problems over the years – the latest one, proposed by Kuha Kumaran – is below, and it’s no less important to sign it. Many of Harrow’s stations are simply inaccessible to those with disabilities, the old, and of course, …

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Nov 10 2017

Don’t ditch Fairtrade!

Following a Fairtrade Community Summit at Stanmore Baptist Church on Saturday 28th November, a delegation delivered a letter for the Store Manager to Stanmore Sainsbury’s. The Fairtrade Summit, a community event to hear the latest about Fairtrade Activism in Harrow and beyond, highlighted the difference Fairtrade makes. Fairtrade is part of the global push for …

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Oct 29 2017

Harrow Siblings Nail It With African History Presentation (updated)

Harrow Siblings Nail It With African History Presentation The Phillip siblings – teenagers Antonio and Marcel, and their 11 year old sister Destiny, launched Harrow African History 2017/18 Season yesterday (Oct. 23) at Harrow Civic Centre with an impressive presentation entitled “Young People’s Perspective: What We’ve Learnt From The Xtra History African History Sessions”. At …

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Aug 17 2017

The future’s bright for students at Harrow College following results day success

The future’s bright for students at Harrow College following results day success Harrow College is celebrating yet another achievement today with the FE college recording 97.5% A-level pass rate overall, with 58% of students achieving A*-C grades. This year-on-year improvement follows the recent news from the Department for Education that Harrow College is highest overall …

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Jun 15 2017

Junior Citizen event to help Harrow youngsters stay safe

Over a 10-day period, young people from across Harrow are being given important safety advice. The ‘Junior Citizen’ event, coordinated by Child Safety Media in partnership with the Metropolitan Police Service, will take place at the Stanmore Park Community Centre. Approximately 1,200 primary school pupils will be taking part in a whole range of fun …

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May 03 2017

Upwards for Harrow’s Conservative Leader, Cllr Susan Hall

Kemi Badenoch, the Deputy Leader of the GLA Conservatives, will stand as her party’s candidate in Saffron Walden at this year’s general election. Why is this relevant to Harrow? Because, according to Conservative Home, “…if Badenoch becomes an MP and vacates her seat on the London Assembly, she will be succeeded by the next person …

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Mar 31 2017

Avanti House Lockdown – Latest Update

Avanti House has today (31.03.2017) published this update to it’s website concerning the recent 4-hour lockdown, police search and allegations of sexual assault by one pupil against another. We reproduce it in full: Dear parents and carers We would like to express our gratitude to you for your support and patience during what has been …

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Mar 29 2017

Susan Says: An Outstanding Medical Centre

An Outstanding Medical Centre I would like to extend massive congratulations to the Elliott Hall Medical Centre. I have just heard the fantastic news that they have received an overall outstanding rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Not only has the Medical Centre received an outstanding rating in all five assessment criteria but they …

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