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Jan 06 2013

Harrow Council Publishes Draft Homelessness Strategy

Last week, Harrow Council published its Draft Homelessness Strategy – you can download a copy of the 29 page document here. Local housing authorities have a duty to review homelessness in their district and formulate and publish a strategy based on the results of the review under the Homelessness Act (2002). Building on the existing …

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Jun 03 2012

Queensbury Jubilee Street Party – June 4, 2012

Yet another Jubilee Street Party is happening in Harrow in the next few days. This one is from the¬†Friends of Eton Grove Park, Sherborne Gardens and Wimborne Drive Residents’ Association The event starts at 12.00pm and should run until 4.00pm, and will feature family activities and games, a big lunch – presumably, bring your own …

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Oct 27 2011

Gold Necklace Snatched in Robbery

Harrow Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery which happened on Friday 21 October at 12.05 pm in Clifton Road, Harrow where an 81 year old disabled man had his 22 carat, Indian gold necklace with a Rudraksha (Hindu religious symbol) snatched. The victim was walking along Clifton Road, when the suspect engaged him …

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Oct 19 2011

Man pleads guilty to running brothels and money laundering

On Friday 14 October, at Harrow Crown Court, Braz Alves Junior received a 12 month suspended prison sentence under the Proceeds of Crime Act for money laundering offences and a three month suspended prison sentence for three counts of keeping a brothel. Braz Alves Junior was arrested after residents raised concerns to their local Safer …

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Oct 09 2011

Waste trucks to launch recycling campaign in Harrow

The Harrow Times has an interesting article about Harrow’s waste lorries will be sporting new livery from Monday, to help launch the ‘Nice Save!’ recycling campaign. Harrow is one of the best performing council in London, with less than half it’s waste ending up in landfill. You can read the full article here.

Oct 09 2011

Valuing Women – The Harrow Women’s Conference 2011

Harrow Women’s Centre is holding it’s annual Women’s Conference at Harrow Civic Centre on Friday October 14th, 2011 from 09.30 – 16.00. There is a Keynote Speech from Marian Yannakoudakis MA about Women Making a Difference in Their Communities, a presentattion from Nana Asante on Black History Month, and more. Tickets are ¬£10, and places …

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Oct 07 2011

Free Adult Cycle Training in Harrow

Free adult cycle training is available to those who live or work within the borough. The training has been arranged by the Harrow Road Safety office and is funded by Transport for London. Training is provided by an approved training provider “Cycle Experience”, using professional cycle instructors. If you are a new rider or want …

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Oct 07 2011

Harrow People magazine – October 2011 issue now out

Dropping through letterboxes at the moment is the October 2011 issue of Harrow People. If you can’t wait, you can download a copy here. This issue contains: How Harrow is getting ready for the 2012 Olympics A summary of Harrow’s August riots response How to win an Apple iPad by signing up for a MyHarrow …

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Oct 07 2011

Halls for Hire: Harrow Arts Centre

Harrow Arts Centre is a great venue for corporate and community hire with excellent transport links and a free car park to allow your guests and clients easy access. They have rooms of various sizes to fit your needs including: 412-seat wood panelled auditorium 120-seat studio theatre 350-seat function suite Rehearsal spaces Large and small …

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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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