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Inquest into fridge freezer fire death continues

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3:24pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The conclusion of the inquest into the death of a man killed when his fridge freezer caught fire has been delayed.

How charities can apply for up to £10,000 from the Harrow Times

Harrow Times: Gannett Foundation

5:30am Monday 11th August 2014

Charities are being offered the chance to bag a pot of cash through the Harrow Times.

Nurse accused of mistreating patients cleared of all charges

Harrow Times: Northwick Park Hospital

2:05pm Friday 8th August 2014

A nurse accused of mistreating a patient in her care has been cleared by an independent panel.

Pupils make anti-drugs film

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5:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

A group of teenagers are determined to make “radical changes” in the way children are taught about drugs.

Heavy rainfall leaves house flooded

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9:53am Monday 28th July 2014

Heavy rain left a house in Pinner flooded.

'Senseless' plans to turn office block into flats

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11:30am Friday 25th July 2014

Hundreds of businesses fear being left homeless by “senseless” plans to turn their offices into a block of flats.

Boxing match to raise money for murdered teen

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11:17am Thursday 17th July 2014

A father will return to the boxing ring in memory of his teenage son who was killed outside his school.

Pupils meet David Cameron at Downing Street

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1:20pm Friday 4th July 2014

Pupils were given a taste of what life in Downing Street is like when they were invited to meet the Prime Minister.

Do you know Harrow's most heroic volunteer?

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9:10am Thursday 3rd July 2014

The search for Harrow’s most heroic volunteer of 2014 has begun.

Men commended for tackling blaze in their pyjamas

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2:20pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Men who sprinted out of bed in the early hours of the morning to put out a car on fire have been commended.

Princess Eugenie raises money for hospital at gala dinner

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11:10am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Comedians and singers joined Princess Eugenie of York at a gala dinner to raise cash for a hospital.

Guided walk on Edwardian times in Harrow

Harrow Times: The exhibition will highlight Harrow on the Hill's heritage

9:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Ramblers can immerse themselves in history during a guided walk about Edwardian life in Harrow.

Vulnerable schoolchildren to have new learning centre

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5:14pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Vulnerable pupils taught outside mainstream education will have the chance to learn in “first class” facilities.

Harrow awarded Fairtrade status

Harrow Times: Mavis and Mercy with Oxfam volunteer Guissepe and  Kuapa Kokoo press officer

2:25pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Months of spreading the message about Fairtrade products has paid off after the authority was awarded Fairtrade status.

Free compost giveaway

4:30pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Keen gardeners will be able to snap up tonnes of free compost during a giveaway event.

Barnet FC confirms sale of former Underhill Stadium

Harrow Times: Harrow Borough Council has apologised for the delay over planning at Barnet FC's stadium The Hive

1:16pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Barnet FC has announced plans to sell off its former stadium in Underhill, meaning the club will be staying at The Hive for years to come.

Hospital tackling long treatment waiting times says trust

1:07pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Hospital bosses have admitted a series of failings which left thousands waiting more than four months for routine surgeries.

Boxing match raises £200,000 for two charities

Harrow Times: Guests at the event

1:20pm Sunday 9th March 2014

Charities came together to raise a knock out £200,000 money for each other's causes with a boxing match.

Deaf club holds International Women's Day celebration

Harrow Times: Deaf club holds International Women's Day celebration

6:00am Sunday 9th March 2014

Inspirational women shared their experiences and achievements as part of a deaf club’s International Women’s Day celebration.

Bigamist bride jailed after officers raid sham wedding

Harrow Times: The groom in a sham marriage was arrested at the ceremony.

5:30pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

A bigamist bride whose sham marriage was raided by immigration officers has been jailed for two years.

Pupils showcase artwork at museum

Harrow Times: Pupils showcase artwork at museum

3:30pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Talented schoolchildren drew on themes of identity, travel and change in a display of their art at a museum.

Ghanaian farmers leave sweltering climates to spread word about fair trade

Harrow Times: Mavis and Mercy with Oxfam volunteer Guissepe and  Kuapa Kokoo press officer

3:30pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

Ghanaian women who spend their days farming for cocoa beans came to Harrow to spread the message about Fairtrade.

Spy planes 'could be considered snooping', group warns

Harrow Times: Spy plane used to find borough's beds in sheds

11:10am Wednesday 5th March 2014

Civil liberties campaigners have warned that using spy planes to search for illegal 'beds in sheds' developments could be seen as "over the top".

Traders rally together to help revive 'forgotten corner' of Harrow

Harrow Times: South Harrow's traders turned on their Christmas lights on Friday

5:00am Wednesday 5th March 2014

Traders are rallying together to turn South Harrow into a “lively part of town”.

'She is my angel, my hero' - woman saves grandfather's life the day after first aid course

Harrow Times: Mr Patel's lifeless body fell face down on the ground - but quick-thinking Sarah was there to save him

5:30pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

A Harrow grandfather has paid a touching tribute to the “angel” who saved his life after he collapsed with a heart attack the moment they passed each other in the street.

Missing baby found in Barcelona

Harrow Times: Missing baby found in Barcelona

1:41pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

A missing baby whose disappearance sparked a major search in the Spanish city of Barcelona has been found.

Patients satisfied with private hospital

9:35am Tuesday 4th March 2014

A total of 95 per cent of patients at a private hospital in Harrow are satisfied with the care they received, figures show.

MP visits college as part of money scheme

Harrow Times: MP visits college as part of money scheme

6:00am Tuesday 18th February 2014

We're used to politicians telling us about the virtues of prudence and austerity, but an MP spoke directly to students in Harrow when he visited their college.

Radio show hosts awarded

Harrow Times: Michaela and Amit

1:20pm Friday 14th February 2014

Radio show hosts have been awarded for giving up their nights to entertain hospital patients.

'I am incredibly proud' - disability charity's chairman to retire

Harrow Times: Steven with some of the charity's members

5:20pm Thursday 13th February 2014

A charity for people with learning disabilities is saying goodbye to its chairman who guided it through “dark times”.

Business event inspires students

Harrow Times: The students at Stanmore College

5:20am Saturday 15th February 2014

Students were inspired to think about their future careers at a business workshop at their college.

Hospital radio volunteers raise £227

Harrow Times: Volunteers at Brent Cross Shopping Centre

5:00am Sunday 16th February 2014

Hospital radio volunteers got out of the studio and took music directly to the public to raise money for their station.

World-famous museum to be expanded

Harrow Times: World-famous museum to be expanded

3:17pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Trustees of a world-famous museum say plans to expand the gallery could be the start of “wonderful times ahead”.

People learn about warning signs of child grooming

Harrow Times: People learn about warning signs of child grooming

9:00am Friday 14th February 2014

Hundreds learnt about the trauma that victims of child exploitation go through at an awareness event held by a Sikh temple.

Olympian joins hospital campaign

Harrow Times: Olympian joins hospital campaign

11:10am Friday 14th February 2014

Olympic gold medalist Steve Backley has joined forces with a hospital to raise awareness about bone and joint health.

Test your general knowledge at supper quiz

6:10am Friday 14th February 2014

People can test their general knowledge at a cultural group’s supper quiz.

Independent Labour announces councillor candidates

Harrow Times: Thaya Idaikkadar will become the new council leader next month.

1:05pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Independent Labour candidates for the forthcoming elections have begun campaigning.

Go Grease Lightning! Students perform hit musical

Harrow Times: Go Grease Lightning! Students perform hit musical

11:00am Thursday 13th February 2014

Grease was the word for students at Hatch End High School when they performed the classic musical.

Thousands retrieved in fraud investigation

Harrow Times: Benefit fraud cost council £300k last year

9:10am Thursday 13th February 2014

Four people were arrested as officials clawed back thousands of pounds during investigations into benefit fraud.

Wild weather set to continue across London

Harrow Times: Shoppers armed with umbrellas in Station Road, Edgware.

12:19pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Wild weather is set to continue across London today with heavy gusts battering the city, forecasters have warned.

'It's sickening' - filthy sewage seeps into office block after drain bursts

Harrow Times: Dipak Shah inspecting the damage

11:09am Wednesday 12th February 2014

Sewage poured into the basement of an accountancy firm after torrential rain caused a drain to burst.

Motorists fined for flouting 'no entry' sign

Harrow Times: Delays likely in main Radlett road

9:10am Wednesday 12th February 2014

One of the most often-ignored no entry signs in the borough was the focus of a special police operation.

'It's sad more than anything else' - dismay after squatters found living in public toilet

Harrow Times: Frying pans were left on the cooker and hob.

4:04pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

Photographs of a filthy public toilet where squatters set up home provide a glimpse into the “sad and lonely” lives of the homeless, according to traders and residents.

'We've lost the blood that keeps the place flowing' - anger as free parking scheme scrapped

Harrow Times: Traders, pictured with James Bond, give the new scheme an overwhelming thumbs down

5:30pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

It now costs more to leave your car in North Harrow than it does to buy a pint of milk or a loaf of bread after a free parking scheme was scrapped.

'You don't have to feel lost - you're not alone' - grandmother raises awareness about OCD

Harrow Times: She has also co-authored a book on the disorder with her friend

12:16pm Monday 10th February 2014

When kind-hearted grandmother Judy Karbritz found out her friend had obsessive-compulsive disorder, she was determined to do all in her power to help.

New 'get active' fitness challenge

Harrow Times: The new outdoor gym, in Shadbolt Park, Epsom, is free to use

9:00am Monday 10th February 2014

People have been urged to pump iron in the fresh air at the borough’s outdoor gyms in a new fitness challenge.

Olympic heroes inspire children to learn new sport

Harrow Times: Swimmers Steve Parry and Cassie Patten joined young swimmers at Harrow Leisure Centre

12:00pm Sunday 12th January 2014

Olympic heroes inspired children to learn a new sport at a “lively and diverse” open day at a leisure centre.

Thieves steal rare concertina

Harrow Times: Caroline with the concertina before it was stolen

11:13am Thursday 2nd January 2014

A heartbroken musician has launched an appeal to trace her “treasured” musical instrument after it was stolen from a hotel restaurant.

Charity cycle ride 'brilliant experience'

Harrow Times: Melvin Jacobs completed a charity cycle ride in Madagascar despite falling ill

9:10am Friday 29th November 2013

A father managed to complete an “incredible” charity cycle ride in Madagascar while suffering from food poisoning.

Families left outraged after roof of flats blows off in storm

Harrow Times: Angela and Dominic Gibson: 'Our roof is like a petrie dish'

9:20am Friday 22nd November 2013

Families were left outraged when the roof of their brand new block of flats blew off “like a flimsy piece of plastic”.


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