Tag Archive: hillingdon

Oct 12 2013

Spooky Halloween Trips from Hillingdon Narrowboats – October 31 to November 2, 2013

Just over the border in Hillingdon, local community narrowboating group, Hillingdon Narrowboats Association, are running an evening of spooky Halloween boat trips. Expect non-alcoholic punch, maybe some slices of pumpkin pie, and almost certainly some other spooky goings-on. Each trip will last around 45 minutes to an hour. When: October 31st, November 1st and 2nd …

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Jul 12 2013

All About… Thames21 – A Voice for London’s Waterways

Thames21 is the voice for London’s waterways, working with communities to improve rivers and canals for people and wildlife.They mobilise over 9000 volunteers every year to clean and green the capital’s 400 mile network of waterways. Thames21 aims to transform neglected and littered waterways into areas that everyone can use and enjoy with innovative and …

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Apr 26 2013

Narrowboat Pleasure Trips in Harefield – May 25/26, 2013

Just over the border in Harefield, Hillingdon Narrowboats Association are running some pleasure trips in their 1935 ex-working narrowboats on the weekend of May 25/26, 2013. Starting out from the Coy Carp in Harefield, and running down to the Maple Cross Marina and back, each round-trip will take about 45 minutes. Adults: £6; Children: £3 …

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Nov 20 2012

Hillingdon Autistic Care and Support – New School Proposal

HACS  – Hillingdon Autistic Care and Support – are proposing to open a Special Free School in West London for pupils aged eleven to nineteen years on the Autism Spectrum, considered to be ‘high functioning’. The school will specifically cater for pupils of ‘average’ or ‘above average’ intellectual ability. HACS is a registered Charity and has …

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Nov 17 2012

Open Air Ice-Skating in Uxbridge – Winter 2012

Just a few minutes train ride away (Picadilly or Metropolitan lines), the Hillingdon Ice Rink is a great Christmas experience. The rink opens this year on November 30, 2012 right through to New Years Day, and you can book tickets in advance from November 17, 2012. Tickets have been frozen at last year’s prices: adults: …

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Oct 07 2012

Hillingdon Council Introduces Fees at Waste Site

For those residents in the South-West parts of the Borough and who use the waste site just over the boundary at South Ruislip, it’s worth being aware that there is now a charge, in some circumstances, to use that facility. According to Hillingdon’s website: Charges from 1 October 2012: Waste from residents’ building and landscaping …

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Jun 21 2012

Vintage Bus Rides Running – June 24, 2012

Sunday, June 24, 2012, sees the Amersham and District Motorbus Society‘s 5th Vintage Bus Running Day in and around the Uxbridge area. The day will start at 09.32 and services will run until 17.40 from Chippendale Waye in Uxbridge (which is the the town centre, and is the road leading to the car park for …

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May 12 2012

All About… Hillingdon Narrowboats Association

It may be just a few miles over the Harrow boundary at Hillingdon, but I think we’d consider this well worth mentioning here on iharrow.com. Hillingdon Narrowboats Association offer affordable boating for schools, voluntary organisations, community groups, nursing homes and clubs. And if that wasn’t enough, they also cater for families, friends, days out, birthday trips, …

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