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'We can achieve good things in difficult circumstances' - Council leader discusses first 100 days of administration

Harrow Times:

11:30am Friday 12th September 2014

Harrow Council's leader says his administration can achieve good things despite the challenges it faces in the coming years.

Conservative group attacks council budget consultation

Harrow Times: Tory group leader Cllr Susan Hall is now leader of Harrow Borough Council

9:20am Friday 12th September 2014

The leader of the council opposition group has attacked the Labour administration for 'disgusting' budget cut proposals.

Companies in the running for national business award

Harrow Times:

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Companies from across the borough are in with the chance of winning a business package worth £4,000 to help their venture grow.

Twelve-year-old in final of driving competition

Harrow Times:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A 12-year-old boy has made it to the final of a national driving competition.

Girl in hospital after being hit in crash

Harrow Times:

5:26pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A girl has been taken to hospital after she was it by a car.

Plans for new supermarket submitted

Harrow Times: Shopkeeper fears for future with plans for new supermarket

3:22pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Plans for a new express supermarket in a parade of shops have been submitted to planners.

Council budget consultation reveals further cuts to services

Harrow Times: Residents of Oxfordshire face further cuts and the possible loss of services as the county council is forced to reassess its budget

1:07pm Thursday 11th September 2014

The closure of libraries, a museum and switching off street lights are just some of the possible cuts announced as part of a council budget consultation.

Borough police has highest rate of vacancies in London

Harrow Times: police officer rear

11:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

Harrow has the highest rate of vacancies for police officers in the whole of London according to the latest figures.

Former police officer appears in court charged with murder

Harrow Times: Azelle Rodney

9:11am Thursday 11th September 2014

A former police officer has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man shot dead during a police operation.

Schoolchildren to take part in road safety campaign

Harrow Times:

5:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

Schoolchildren across the borough have been set the challenge of designing their own road safety campaign.

Project launched to find more young charity trustees

Harrow Times:

3:11pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A new project has launched to aiming to encourage young volunteers to take the lead with charity and community groups in the borough.

Council to work with homeless charity running shelter at former hotel

Harrow Times:

12:53pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Harrow Borough Council says it will work with a homeless charity that has converted a hotel into a shelter.

Historic buildings to open doors as part of Heritage Open weekend

Harrow Times:

10:37am Wednesday 10th September 2014

People will be able to explore the historic sites of Harrow as part of a national heritage festival this weekend.

Council chief executive proposals announced

Harrow Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Proposals to bring back the role of chief executive at Harrow Borough Council will be discussed by councillors next week.

M1 closed due to serious crash

Harrow Times:

8:58am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Drivers face severe delays on the M1 motorway following a multiple vehicle crash.

Cycling team raises thousands for charity

Harrow Times:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A group of amateur cyclists who rode all way from Harrow to Paris have raised more than £5,500 for charity.

Hotel taken over by homeless charity to become shelter

Harrow Times:

5:21pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Neighbours have raised concerns after hotel closed and was converted into a shelter for homeless people.

Free school application result due this month

Harrow Times: The figures were released by the Department for Education

4:26pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

The group behind a bilingual free school is due hear within the month if its bid has been successful.

Football match raises thousands for charity

Harrow Times:

2:26pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Organisers of a charity football match featuring legendary players from Tottenham Hotspur say the event raised more than £10,000 for charity.

Housing block lifts one of the worst in London

Harrow Times:

1:07pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Lifts in a housing block have been named as among the worst in the capital by the London Fire Brigade.

Free school group calls for parent's support

Harrow Times:

9:29am Tuesday 9th September 2014

The group behind a proposed new free school is calling on fellow parents to help strengthen its application to the government.

Family spends summer raising money for hospice

Harrow Times:

6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Cousins raised hundreds for a hospice charity by making and selling band bracelets during the summer holidays.

Charity staff and volunteers take part in 24-hour swim

Harrow Times:

5:28pm Monday 8th September 2014

Charity supporters swam a total of 4,296 lengths in 24 hours to start a national swimming challenge.

Shopkeeper fined for selling alcohol to teen


3:55pm Monday 8th September 2014

A shopkeeper has been fined thousands after selling a bottle of vodka to a teenage girl.

Changes to graves at cemetery put on hold for 18 months

Harrow Times:

1:29pm Monday 8th September 2014

Mourners campaigning to preserve the graves of their loved ones have been given an 18-month reprieve from any further changes.

Deaf club members learn life saving skills

Harrow Times:

11:11am Monday 8th September 2014

Members of a charity supporting deaf people across the borough were taught key life saving skills at a health workshop.

Annual village show on this weekend

Harrow Times:

9:23am Monday 8th September 2014

A village show will take place this weekend with a range of activities for all the family.

Energy switch events on this week

Harrow Times: ENERGY BILLS: Prices are set for another leap

6:00am Monday 8th September 2014

People interested in saving money on their bills can sign up to an energy switch scheme this week.

'Cancer never sleeps and neither will we until we have beaten it' - Fundraisers take part in relay for life challenge

Harrow Times:

2:30pm Sunday 7th September 2014

Hundreds of people turned out for a community fun day to help in the battle against cancer.

Temple members donates to foodbank

Harrow Times:

4:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

The congregation of a Hindu temple collected more than £1,800 worth of food for the borough’s foodbank.

Rotary Club charity football match with Spurs legends on today

Harrow Times: Spurs Legends: Gareth Howells, John Lacy, Tony Galvin, Andy Edmonds, Stuart Nethercott, Garry Brooke, Clive Wilson, Justin Edinburgh, Ruel Fox, Micky Southam, Mark Falco.

8:30am Sunday 7th September 2014

A youth football tournament and charity match featuring former Tottenham Hotspur stars will take place today to raise money for charity.

Family angry after daughter knocked down outside school

Harrow Times: The order restricts parking on the east side of Blackhill Lane and on both sides of the road along Hollingford Place.

5:35pm Friday 5th September 2014

A family have spoken of their fear and fury after their daughter was knocked down by a car on her way to school.

Relay for Life Harrow Family Fun Day on today

Harrow Times: Relay for Life: 'We want to celebrate, remember and fight cancer'

8:40am Saturday 6th September 2014

Families across the borough are being invited to a community fun day as part of a charity relay event.

Man jailed after four years on the run

Harrow Times:

4:43pm Friday 5th September 2014

A man who skipped bail and fled the country after committing two robberies has been jailed.

New all-through school plans given green light by council

Harrow Times:

3:16pm Friday 5th September 2014

Proposals to create a new all-through school creating new secondary places have been given the go-ahead by councillors.

Man charged with rape

Harrow Times:

12:48pm Friday 5th September 2014

A 20-year-old man has been charged in connection with the rape of a woman on a footpath.

Charity to enter national honey show

Harrow Times:

11:22am Friday 5th September 2014

A charity that won an award at an annual horticultural show for its honey says it will be entering a national show later this year.

Knife-wielding man arrested by police

Harrow Times:

9:06am Friday 5th September 2014

A man seen wielding two large knives in a residential street was disarmed and arrested by police.

College opens new science labs

Harrow Times:

6:12pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A college officially opened its new science labs completing a £1.5million two-year investment programme.

Man questioned in connection with rape of woman in footpath

Harrow Times: Drugs haul after police raid on Hanwell house

9:03am Thursday 4th September 2014

A man has been arrested and questioned in connection with the rape of a woman in a footpath in the middle of the day.

Health care staff help test new A&E

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Doctors, nurses and ambulance staff have all been taking part in clinical simulation days at a new accident and emergency department.

Charity founder hopes for more volunteers

Harrow Times:

3:23pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The founder of a charity giving disabled people the freedom to visit a town centre has thanked the Harrow Times for its coverage.

Union moves into new headquarters

Harrow Times:

1:13pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The largest union in the borough has officially moved into its new headquarters in the heart of Harrow.

Royal Mail's delivery office to open on Sunday's as part of pilot

Harrow Times: A Royal Mail post box

11:37am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

People in Harrow could be getting some of their post delivered on Sunday’s from this weekend.

Eleventh annual park fun day on this weekend

Harrow Times:

9:27am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Families are being invited to a park fun day which organisers hope will take kids minds off being back at school.

Teens called to take part in national consultation

Harrow Times:

6:10am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Children and teenagers are being urged to have their say on issues important to them as part of a national consultation.

New all-through school plans to be heard this week

Harrow Times:

5:16pm Monday 1st September 2014

Proposals to create a new all-though community school will go before Harrow’s planning committee this week.

Consultant to take on Thames rowing challenge

Harrow Times:

3:41pm Monday 1st September 2014

A top consultant will be taking on a gruelling 150 mile rowing challenge along the Thames.

Estates in bloom competition winners announced

Harrow Times:

1:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

The winners of an annual housing estates gardening competition have been announced.

Man in row with council over parking ticket issued to car's previous owner

Harrow Times:

11:39am Monday 1st September 2014

A man says he has been hounded by Harrow Borough Council for a parking ticket issue to his vehicle’s previous owner.


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