Get ready for Holi One!

Harrow Times:

2:51pm Friday 1st August 2014

Wembley Park is set to be awash with bright, vibrant colours on Saturday, as Holi One festival takes place.

Drive-through restaurant applies to extend opening hours

Harrow Times: Closing

1:43pm Friday 1st August 2014

A drive-through fast food restaurant has applied to extend its opening times until the early hours of the morning.

Free bike check-up available tomorrow

Harrow Times: Families enjoy perfect kite flying weather for annual festival

11:37am Friday 1st August 2014

Cyclists are being given the chance to get their bikes tuned up and marked by police tomorrow.

Health organisation urges people to be safe in the sun this summer

Harrow Times: Weekend weather: cloudy tomorrow but glorious sunshine on Sunday

9:23am Friday 1st August 2014

A health group is warning people of the dangers of the summer sun during the school holidays.

Service to be suspended on underground lines for weekend engineering works

Harrow Times:

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Engineering works will mean two underground lines will be partially closed again this weekend.

POLL: Have your say on council chief executive

Harrow Times:

5:17pm Thursday 31st July 2014

The role of chief executive at Harrow Borough Council is under review and the Harrow Times is giving you the chance to have your say.

Gun and cannabis factory found

Harrow Times:

3:08pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A gun and a cannabis factory were found after armed police were called following reports of a fight.

Post office branch to close for overhaul

Harrow Times: The Post Office in Willington High Street will close for two weeks for a refurbishment

1:23pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A Post Office is set to close for more than a week while it is refurbished and will have longer opening hours when work is completed.

Group runs ‘political campaign’ over mosque management

Harrow Times:

11:21am Thursday 31st July 2014

Disagreements over the running of a Mosque have led to a campaign calling for change.

Events to commemorate the outbreak of the First World War to start next week

Harrow Times:

9:27am Thursday 31st July 2014

Church services and an office building blackout are some of the events to take place to commemorate the start of the First World War.

'Tiny minority of its housing stock vacant' says council

Harrow Times:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Harrow Borough Council says only a small number of its properties are left vacant and only for a short amount of time.

Council chief executive: Political leaders have their say

Harrow Times:

5:09pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Harrow Borough Council's ruling Labour group last week announced it would be consulting staff on reinstating the authority's chief executive post, only months after the previous Tory administration axed the job. This week, the leaders of both groups set out their positions.

Council chief executive: Political leaders have their say

Harrow Times:

5:04pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Harrow Borough Council's ruling Labour group last week announced it would be consulting staff on reinstating the authority's chief executive post, only months after the previous Tory administration axed the job. This week, the leaders of both groups set out their positions.

Former police officer to be charged with murder

Harrow Times: Azelle Rodney

3:18pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A former firearms officer will face prosecution for the murder of a man who was shot dead during a police operation.

Singer-songwriter finalist in national music competition

Harrow Times:

1:56pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A singer-songwriter in the running in a national competition is calling for help from the public in an online vote.

Council recognised as ‘gold standard’ employer

Harrow Times:

11:41am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Harrow Borough Council has been recognised with a national accreditation for its work looking after staff.

Severe delays during rush hour on underground line

Harrow Times: Metropolitan Line suspended between Watford and Moor Park

9:11am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Commuters face severe delays during rush hour this morning due to a signal failure.

Musicians to battle it out in London-wide busking competition

Harrow Times:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Young musicians from Harrow will battle it out with other singers and performers in a London-wide competition.

Man murdered woman with knife before stealing her car

Harrow Times: Nicolae Patraucean

5:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A sadistic construction worker murdered a popular Israeli woman with a Stanley knife before mutilating her body, a court heard.

Half a century of giving people a roof over their head

Harrow Times:

3:38pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A housing association that helps find homes for vulnerable people is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Community organisation celebrates 40th anniversary

Harrow Times:

1:11pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Hundreds of people from across the borough celebrated 40 years of an organisation's service to the community.

Number of derelict and empty homes in the borough increases

Harrow Times:

11:32am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Research has revealed that the number of derelict and empty homes in the borough has more than doubled in the past year.

Controlled parking zone consultation to end tomorrow

Harrow Times: CHINGFORD / HIGHAMS PARK: Debate rages over CPZ proposals

9:21am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A consultation on plans to introduce a controlled parking zone in more than 15 streets will close tomorrow.

Arrests made in latest neighbourhood crime crackdown

Harrow Times:

6:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A spate of arrests have been made in the latest neighbourhood crime crackdown.

Pupils make anti-drugs film

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

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

Primary school pupil to compete in British Transplant Games

Harrow Times:

3:47pm Monday 28th July 2014

A primary school pupil is set to take part in a unique national sporting event for children who have had organ transplants.

Musical murder mystery evening to raise money for orthopaedic hospital

Harrow Times:

1:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

A musical murder mystery evening has been held to raise money for an orthopaedic hospital.

Heavy rainfall leaves house flooded

Harrow Times:

9:53am Monday 28th July 2014

Heavy rain left a house in Pinner flooded.

'We would be absolutely devastated if we had to leave' - Farmers face uncertainty over future

Harrow Times:

9:20am Monday 28th July 2014

A family running a prize-winning council-owned farm that could be sold to make way for housing and a country park say they want to invest in the site.

New all-through school will offer “outstanding education"

Harrow Times:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A new ‘all-through’ school to provide more secondary places will offer “outstanding education for local children of all ages”.

Centre hopes to become part of community after open day

Harrow Times:

1:50pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A successful open day is hoping to raise the profile of a community centre.

Mayor meets with borough's evacuees

Harrow Times:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

People evacuated from the borough to escape bombing in the Blitz met the Mayor of Harrow.

Students from around the world visit rotary club

Harrow Times:

3:30pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Students from around the world visited London as part of an exchange scheme by Rotarians.

Letter of the week: no local demand for country park

Harrow Times:

11:40am Saturday 26th July 2014

As a lifelong resident of Pinner and one who often walks or cycles through Pinner Park Farm, I protest most strongly about Harrow Borough Council’s proposal to convert the farm into a country park and housing.

Community centre fun day on today

Harrow Times:

8:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

Musical performances, football matches and boxercise sessions are just some of the activities on at a community centre fun day.

Former councillor made Honorary Alderman

Harrow Times:

5:16pm Friday 25th July 2014

A former councillor who served the people of the borough for more than 30 years has been made an Honorary Alderman.

Council aims to find 'solution for all' over cemetery campaign

Harrow Times:

3:57pm Friday 25th July 2014

Mourners calling for "respect" for the graves of their loved ones have received backing from politicians.

Hospital bosses confident about the future of A&E services

Harrow Times:

1:46pm Friday 25th July 2014

Hospital bosses are confident about the future as they prepare to close a hospital’s A&E next month.

'Senseless' plans to turn office block into flats

Harrow Times:

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.

Consultation launched on new speed limit near school

Harrow Times: Should Watford be a 20mph zone?

9:16am Friday 25th July 2014

People are being asked for their views on the introduction of a 20mph speed limit near a school.

Engineering work on tube lines to continue this weekend

Harrow Times: TRAVEL: Engineering work on Tube

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Public transport users will face further disruption this weekend as major engineering works continue.

Cemetery campaign supported by council

Harrow Times:

10:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A campaign against the removal of personal items at graves in a cemetery has been given the support of councillors this evening.

Supermarket installs life-saving equipment

Harrow Times:

5:11pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A supermarket has installed a life-saving defibrillator in one of its stores as part of national roll out.

Detailed plans for new ‘all-through’ school revealed

Harrow Times:

3:24pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Plans to expand of a primary school and create a new secondary have been submitted to planners.

Pupils create mosaic for charity care village

Harrow Times:

1:28pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Creative schoolchildren have donated a mosaic for a charity's residential village following weeks of work.

Pub site plans submitted

Harrow Times:

11:47am Thursday 24th July 2014

Plans have been submitted to tear down a high street pub to make way for flats and shops.

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 her farm was sniffed out by a policeman who followed his nose.

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.

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