Pub site plans submitted

Harrow Times:

11:47am Thursday 24th July 2014

Plans have been submitted to tear down a high street pub and build flats and retail space on the site.

Giant charity exercise class on this weekend

Harrow Times:

9:33am Thursday 24th July 2014

People are being invited to take part in a mass exercise class to help the fight against blood cancer.

Cemetery petition due to be presented this evening

Harrow Times:

6:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

A petition with more than 2,200 signatures calling for a halt to changes at a cemetery will be discussed this evening.

Woman pleads guilty to cultivation of cannabis

Harrow Times:

5:11pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A woman has pleaded guilty to growing cannabis after a police officer followed his nose while on a routine patrol.

MP writes to council over plans for Pinner Park Farm

Harrow Times:

3:22pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

An MP has written to Harrow Borough Council over proposals for new homes and a country park on a farm.

Fears over future of youth carers project

Harrow Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The future of a project supporting young carers is in doubt after months of delays with council funding.

Streets will be ‘dirtier’ under council proposals say opposition group

Harrow Times: Cleaning teams start work on borough's eyesore areas

11:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Opposition councillors say the borough will become a dirtier place to live following the announcement of cuts to services.

Free squash classes on offer this summer

Harrow Times: SQUASH: Wyvern Open attracts high quality field

9:18am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

People will be able to pick up a racquet and learn how to play squash for free thanks to a summer sport initiative by the Mayor of London.

Community centre fun day on this weekend

Harrow Times:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A community centre will hold its annual summer fun day with activities for all the family.

School celebrates Ofsted report after 18-month turnaround

Harrow Times:

5:26pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A school is celebrating after education watchdog Ofsted said it had turned itself around.

Mourners fight changes of graves at cemetery

Harrow Times:

4:32pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Mourners fighting to preserve the graves of their family members say they just want their loved ones to be treated with respect.

MP calls for public holidays to mark Eid and Diwali

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

2:34pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

An MP has spoken in Parliament giving his support to a campaign to make Eid and Diwali public holidays.

Pupils take part in whole school dance

Harrow Times:

1:04pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A school kicked off celebrations to mark its 40th anniversary with all classes and teachers taking part in a dance performance.

QUIZ: How well do you know your area?

Harrow Times: Shoppers enjoy food festival

11:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

How many people in Harrow have a degree? What is the average age of people in Pinner? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your area.

Chief executive consultation shows Labour administration’s 'lack of decisiveness'

Harrow Times:

9:12am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The leader of the council has been attacked for consulting on proposals to bring back the role of chief executive.

Deadline looms for bus route consultation

Harrow Times:

6:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

People have until tonight to have their say about a scheme to improve congestion along a busy bus route.

Police dog visits cadets meeting

Harrow Times:

5:31pm Monday 21st July 2014

Police cadets learnt about the work of the Met's canine unit with a visit from one of the force's four-legged friends.

Blue Peter gardener helps open school's new outdoor learning area

Harrow Times:

3:16pm Monday 21st July 2014

A television gardener helped pupils open a new outdoor learning area at their school on the last day of term.

'We are determined to deliver a fair start in life for every child in Harrow' - More school expansions on the cards

Harrow Times:

1:28pm Monday 21st July 2014

Harrow Borough Council says it is determined to deliver a fair start for every child as it plans further rounds of school expansions.

Historic locomotive to steam through borough

Harrow Times: The steam locomotive at Harrow-on-the-Hill

11:03am Monday 21st July 2014

A steam locomotive will be puffing through the borough to celebrate 125 years since the opening of a branch line.

Young politician learns about the workings of Parliament

Harrow Times:

9:25am Monday 21st July 2014

A young politician met the Speaker of the House of Commons when she was given a tour of Parliament.

Farm consultation to end tomorrow

Harrow Times: Public display of Pinner Park Farm plans to end today

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

People have until tomorrow to have their say over plans for future of a council owned farm.

Volunteers needed to maintain new open space

Harrow Times:

2:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Volunteers are being called to help maintain nearly 60-acres of old farming land opening to the public this summer.

Milkshake! television presenter Jen Pringle on fame, embarrassing moments and Ant and Dec

Harrow Times:

9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Children’s television presenter Jen Pringle discusses fame, embarassing moments and Ant and Dec with Amie Mulderrig ahead of her performance in Milkshake! Live on Stage! at the Beck Theatre.

Families enjoy 'amazing' summer fun day

Harrow Times:

5:34pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Families enjoyed the sun today at an “amazing” summer fun day in West Harrow.

Rainbows and Brownies find out how Harrow Council works

Harrow Times:

3:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Rainbows and Brownies learnt about the workings of local government with a tour of the borough’s civic centre.

Letter of the week: Call to arms to protect 'oasis'

Harrow Times: Pinner Park Farm is currently in a state of disrepair

11:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

Please help prevent the terrible loss of a tenanted working farm that is a great asset in the borough.

Don’t Rayner on his parade

Harrow Times:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

The reality is that we live in a world of seven billion people, which over the next few decades is set to rise,” the critic explains. “I argue against the idea that farmer’s markets, locality and seasonality are good and that food miles are bad.

Consultation launched on possible return of council chief executive role

Harrow Times:

5:08pm Friday 18th July 2014

The role of chief executive at Harrow Borough council could soon be reinstated after it was scrapped to cut costs.

More school expansions due under council plans

Harrow Times:

3:34pm Friday 18th July 2014

More primary schools could increase in size as part of a third round of school expansions.

Volunteers join together to clear litter hotspots

Harrow Times:

1:47pm Friday 18th July 2014

Volunteers tired of rubbish being left strewn across the street have joined together to clean the borough’s litter hotspots.

Mayor attends twin town festival

Harrow Times:

11:43am Friday 18th July 2014

The Mayor of Harrow was one of the guests of honour at an annual festival in the borough’s French twin town.

How will you spend the next seven days?

Harrow Times: Your guide to some of the best things to do in the area this weekend.

10:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Struggling to find something to do next week? Never fear, Freetime is here! Here are our top picks:

Olympic medallist becomes hospital appeal ambassador

Harrow Times:

9:17am Friday 18th July 2014

An Olympic medallist has been announced as an official ambassador for a hospital’s redevelopment appeal.

Major engineering works to begin on underground lines tomorrow

Harrow Times: TRAVEL: Engineering work on Tube

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Underground lines will be suspended this weekend as engineers begin scheduled summer track replacement.

Home building scheme gets cabinet backing

Harrow Times:

8:34pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Proposals to demolish and rebuild an entire housing estate moved a step closer with councillors backing a housebuilding scheme.

Court plans turned down by council

Harrow Times:

5:26pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A charity's plans to convert a historic magistrate’s court into a community centre were turned down by councillors.

Mosque collects donations for food bank

Harrow Times:

4:48pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Members of the borough’s mosque are aiming to collect five tonnes of food for charity during Ramadan.

Secretary of State for Health visits hospitals serving Harrow

Harrow Times:

3:28pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The Health Secretary says Northwick Park Hospital could be “one of the best in the country” once its new A&E unit is completed.

West End star Lee Mead heads to Hayes

Harrow Times:

1:40pm Thursday 17th July 2014

He rose to fame after winning Any Dream Will Do in 2007, capturing the heart of the nation. Since then he’s triumphed in the West End, toured extensively with his music, married and divorced presenter Denise Van Outen and become a father. Amie Mulderrig catches up with Lee Mead ahead of his show at the Beck Theatre.

Free summer fun in the park event on this Saturday

Harrow Times: Olympicfest community event on today

1:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Families are invited to a park's free summer fun day to mark the official opening of a new outdoor gym.

Boxing match to raise money for murdered teen

Harrow Times:

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.

Council home building programme to be discussed this evening

Harrow Times:

9:24am Thursday 17th July 2014

A housebuilding programme which will see an entire housing estate redeveloped will be discussed by councillors this evening.

Woman walks 52 miles for deafblind charity

Harrow Times:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A woman from Harrow walked 52 miles to raise money for deafblind children and adults.

Pub site plans granted planning permission

Harrow Times:

9:52pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

More than 25 new homes and a new shop will be built on the site of a derelict pub.

Mental health day centre launches new gardening project

Harrow Times:

5:21pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A centre helping people with mental health issues officially opened its new gardening project.

Temple hosts second blood donation session

Harrow Times:

3:32pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

People living around a temple helped save lives by giving blood in its second community blood donation.

Frustration at disruption to bin collections

Harrow Times:

1:04pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

People whose bins will be left in the summer heat for four weeks due to strike action are "frustrated" by the disruption.

TfL to work with council over station upgrade

Harrow Times:

11:22am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Transport for London says it will work with Harrow Borough Council to provide step-free access at Harrow-on-the-Hill-Station.

Warning over fake lottery winning fraudsters

Harrow Times:

9:08am Wednesday 16th July 2014

People are being warned to steer clear of a pair of fraudsters who duped an elderly man out of thousands.

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