College student to be union councillor

Harrow Times: College student to be union councillor

11:34am Thursday 24th April 2014

A college student has been appointed as representative for his peers for the National Union of Students.

Blood donation session on next week

9:16am Thursday 24th April 2014

People are being called to give blood at a donation session next week to keep stock levels healthy.

Decline in Harrow truancy rates matches national trend - but falls behind other outer London boroughs

Harrow Times: Bob Blackman MP (Chair of the APPG for British Hindus)

6:10am Thursday 24th April 2014

Truancy rates in Harrow have fallen by just over 30 per cent since 2010 – matching the national trend.

Two weeks to register for local and EU elections

Harrow Times: Make sure you vote!

5:20pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Voters in Harrow have little more than two weeks to register for next month’s local and European elections.

Woman jailed for serious assault after eight years on the run

Harrow Times: Mary Whelan spent more than eight years on the run from police

4:20pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A woman who went on the run for more than eight years following a serious assault has been jailed after handing herself in to Harrow police.

Climbing wall returns after six-month campaign

Harrow Times: Damon Clark encourages competition climber Jess Thorne at the opening of the new wall

3:17pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A popular climbing wall has been reopened, six months after it was controversially removed from a leisure centre during a refurbishment.

Barnet FC chairman delighted with council U-turn over planning enforcement

Harrow Times: Chairman Tony Kleanthous has led the move away from Underhill.

1:35pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Barnet FC chairman Tony Kleanthous has expressed his delight at news floodlights and a new stand at The Hive stadium will be allowed to stay.

Tumble dryer started Easter Monday pub blaze

Harrow Times: More than 30 firefighters helped tackle the blaze. Pic tweeted by Anja Weise

12:38pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A large fire that destroyed staff accommodation above a popular pub was started by a faulty tumble dryer, investigators say.

Volunteers spruce up temple in time for summer

Harrow Times: Volunteers, some as young as three, took part in gardening, cleaning and painting to spruce the temple up

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

More than 100 volunteers did their bit for a Hindu temple in Stanmore during a day of good deeds.

Showers fail to dampen St George's Day celebrations

Harrow Times: Festivities centred around the traditional annual wheelbarrow race

5:04pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Hundreds of people enjoyed a festival of events and activities to mark St George’s Day in Pinner.

Struck off solicitor jailed for conning clients

3:07pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A struck off solicitor who “misled and cheated” his unsuspecting clients has been jailed.

Man to appear in court over violent burglary charges

2:52pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A Harrow man will appear in court this week charged in connection with a violent burglary in Finchley.

Fire investigators probe pub blaze

Harrow Times: More than 30 firefighters helped tackle the blaze. Pic tweeted by Anja Weise

10:28am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Investigators are working to establish the cause of a large fire in the upper floors of a Harrow-on-the-Hill pub yesterday.

Temple community takes part in blood donation session

Harrow Times: Temple community takes part in blood donation session

4:30pm Monday 21st April 2014

Worshippers at a Hindu temple stepped up to take part in a blood donation session at its new home.

Annual St George’s day celebration on today

8:00am Monday 21st April 2014

Families are invited to enjoy St George’s day at the famous Ye Olde Wheelbarrow Race in Pinner.

Wheelchair basketball team win national title

Harrow Times: Wheelchair basketball team win national title

1:40pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A junior wheelchair basketball team were crowned national champions for the second year running after successfully defending their title.

Charity boss to take on spinning challenge

8:30am Sunday 20th April 2014

The chief executive of a charity will try to stay in the saddle and pedalling for 12 hours as part of a spinning challenge later this month.

Government minister joins in Bangladesh Independence day celebrations

Harrow Times: Parliamentary candidate for Harrow West Hannah David

1:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A government minister joined annual celebrations for of Bangladesh Independence day.

Barnet FC planning appeal decision disgraceful says MP

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

An MP has described Harrow Borough Council’s decision not to fight Barent FC’s Planning appeal as "disgraceful".

Gardener plants new flower beds to make village pretty again

Harrow Times: Gardener plants new flower beds to make village pretty again

3:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A gardener is on mission to make a village pretty again by planting new flower beds.

Boxing club to get new home

8:30am Friday 18th April 2014

A boxing club is set to benefit from a cash investment to renovate dilapidated sports pavilions across the borough.

Tube workers to strike over ticket office closures

5:18pm Thursday 17th April 2014

London Underground workers have voted to go on strike for five days over the closure of ticket offices.

Charity shop displays chocolate donation for Easter

Harrow Times: Charity shop displays chocolate donation for Easter

3:22pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A charity shop was given 30kg of Fairtrade chocolate to use in its Easter window display.

More than 550 affected by changes to housing benefits

1:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Harrow's Labour group says more than 550 people have been affected by Government changes to benefits.

Archery club founder dies

Harrow Times: Robert Abbott

11:16am Thursday 17th April 2014

Tributes have been paid to a dedicated archer who helped set up a club for Harrow.

"I am not prepared to put taxpayers' money at risk" - council to offer no evidence in Barnet FC planning appeal

Harrow Times: Planning process over Barnet FC stadium at The Hive a "shambles" says councillor

9:31am Thursday 17th April 2014

A councillor who voted for Harrow Borough Council not to fight Barnet FC’s planning appeal over the Hive stadium says he does not want to put taxpayer’s money at risk.

London Underground lines suspended for Easter weekend

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

London Underground lines running through the borough will be affected by closures during the Easter weekend.

Council will not fight Barnet FC planning appeal

8:57pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Harrow Borough Council will not defend any of its reasons for refusal at a planning appeal over Barnet FC’s stadium the Hive.

Substance used to poison dogs identified

5:05pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A substance used to poison five dogs and which killed two of them has been identified by police.

Man dragged from car and assaulted

3:32pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A 24 year-old Harrow man was dragged from his car and assaulted in Watford.

Author donates books to help raise money for museum

Harrow Times: Image of the new Heath Robinson museum building

2:20pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The author of a new book has donated 500 copies to help raised money for a museum’s expansion.

Barnet FC chairman hopes to move forward after council enforcement notice decision

Harrow Times: Planning process over Barnet FC stadium at The Hive a "shambles" says councillor

12:37pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The chairman of Barnet FC says the club wants to move forward after the withdrawal of a planning enforcement notice at its stadium the Hive.

Harrow man proposes to girlfriend in the middle of shopping centre

Harrow Times: Head

11:08am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The last thing Jessica Poutney expected to take home from a shopping trip with her boyfriend was a diamond engagement ring.

Employment fair announced

9:23am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Jobseekers will be able to get free advice and find out about the latest opportunities at an employment fair.

Barnet FC planning appeal to be discussed tonight

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Barnet FC’s planning appeal over its stadium the Hive is due to be discussed by councillors this evening.

St George’s day celebration on next week

5:32pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A wheelbarrow race, coconut shy and a Punch and Judy show are just some of the activities at St George’s day celebration.

Comedian Eddie Izzard joins election campaign

4:54pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Comedian and actor Eddie Izzard hit the campaign trail today to drum up support for the Labour Party in Harrow.

Awards for Harrow's boldest and brighest bobbies

Harrow Times: Awards for Harrow's boldest and brighest bobbies

2:42pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Tracing the man responsible for a vicious hammer attack and dealing with the aftermath of a stabbing has led to commendations for police in Harrow.

Councillor hands in petition for free parking in car park

Harrow Times: Councillor hands in petition for free parking in car park

11:13am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A councillor who collected more than 2,000 signatures for 20-minutes free parking in a car park says charges drive shoppers away from high streets.

Bilingual primary school proposed

9:19am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A group of parents and teachers plan to set up a new school to teach children second languages from an early age.

Green party announces election candidates

Harrow Times: Green party announces election candidates

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

The Green party has announced five candidates who will stand in Harrow in next month’s local elections.

Police in car chase after attempted burglary

Harrow Times: Man charged after high-speed chase

5:24pm Monday 14th April 2014

Two men were arrested after a car chase following a burglary ended when the suspects' car crashed.

Doctors get extra money to extend opening hours

3:09pm Monday 14th April 2014

The NHS in Harrow has been given extra government money to help make it easier for patients to see their GP.

'The crowds cheer like you're the Queen of England': marathon fundraisers cross the finish line

Harrow Times: William Wolfson

1:41pm Monday 14th April 2014

Fundraisers went the distance for their chosen charities in the London Marathon.

‘True gentleman' dies before getting medal for war service

Harrow Times: Gordon Mansbridge, 90, flew 33 Wellington bomber missions in WWII

11:28am Monday 14th April 2014

A former RAF navigator who flew bomber missions in the Second World War but never received a medal has passed away.

Community association’s annual meeting on this week

9:21am Monday 14th April 2014

Pinner people can raise concerns about life in the village at a community group's annual general meeting this week.

Parking consultation to end this evening

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

A consultation asking for people's views on parking around a Harrow Tube station will end this evening.

Review: Dancing on Ice the Final Tour

Harrow Times: Torvill and Dean

2:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

WHEN I was a little girl my mum used to insist on watching the ice skating every year, much to my dad’s dismay, and I remember being enthralled by the tiny figures whipping wildly around the rink.

Grants on offer to help carers groups

8:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

Two grants of up to £40,000 have been made available for voluntary organisations that support unpaid carers in the borough.

MP launches armed forces credit union campaign

1:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

An MP has launched a campaign in Parliament to set up a new credit union for families in the armed forces.







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