Seven-year-old donates old toys and clothes to charity

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A seven-year-old has been likened to Mother Theresa after she rounded up bags of toys and clothes to send to children in need.

Park users condemn 'disgusting' toilets

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Park users have condemned the “disgusting” state of the toilets in a park.

Celebrate 60 years of Harrow at Under one Sky

Harrow Times: Fairground rides came to a Harrow sportsground over the weekend. Picture by Dermot Carlin

3:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

An "action-packed" day is in store as the community gets ready to celebrate 60 years of Harrow.

'Charlie carried me through' - mother completes charity race in memory of son

Harrow Times:

1:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A mother said the atmosphere was "electric" as she crossed the finish line of a charity race she ran in memory of her seven-year-old son.

'Looking to the future' - JFS vows to turn bad Ofsted report around

Harrow Times:

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A "dissapointed" headteacher has vowed to tackle the challenge of improving his school head on after it was criticised in an Ofsted report.

Free honey and apples to celebration Jewish New Year

Harrow Times:

9:10am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Shoppers can celebrate the Jewish New Year with a Rabbi.

Victims of domestic violence to receive support of council's £200,000 pledge

Harrow Times: Domestic violence goes up dramatically during the World Cup, statistics show.  Picture by Dermot Carlin

5:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Harrow’s 5,000 domestic violence victims a year will soon have the support of an extra £200,000 for abuse services.

Family to support hospital appeal after 12-year-old breaks back

Harrow Times:

3:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 12-year-old girl who feared she would never walk again after a fall is supporting a hospital’s appeal to raise £15million.

Spitting ban to be introduced

Harrow Times:

1:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A crackdown on spitting and littering will soon take place after more than 3,000 people signed a petition.

Brothers to cycle through wartime battlefields for fallen soldiers

Harrow Times:

10:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Brothers are set to cycle through wartime battlefields with nothing but bare essentials to raise money for fallen soldiers.

Police launch burglary campaign

Harrow Times: Police commander aims to make Harrow the safest borough in London

8:10am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Police are launching a campaign to deter burglars and help people keep their houses safe.

Take part in Mitzvah Day 2014

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

Mitzvah Day 2014 is almost here, and the Times & Independent Series is working with organisers to encourage readers to take part in meaningful, enjoyable challenges.

Dog spa donates £150 to hospice

Harrow Times:

3:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

A dog spa donated cash to a hospice after a fun day to celebrate its opening.

Hindu festival to feature music and food

Harrow Times: Temple celebrates Indian PM's election victory

1:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

People are invited to take part in a religious festival featuring food and folk dancing.

Children help name new block of flats

Harrow Times:

10:40am Monday 15th September 2014

Pupils who helped pick the names of new blocks of flats were given £300 to spend on their school.

Volunteers sought to combat loneliness in elderly

Harrow Times:

8:10am Monday 15th September 2014

A charity that tackles loneliness and isolation amongst elderly people is looking for people to spare a few hours and volunteer.

Large crowd gathers for village show

Harrow Times:

12:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A large crowd turned out for a village show.

Have your number plates secured

Harrow Times:

8:30am Sunday 14th September 2014

Motorists can have their number plates secured with theft-proof screws at a police event to prevent car crime.

Letter of the week: e-cigarettes give mixed message on smoking

Harrow Times: An e-cigarette

12:50pm Saturday 13th September 2014

What are kiosks selling so-called “e-cigarettes” (banned in public places) doing in St Ann’s and St George’s shopping centres?

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.

Smuggler who used dead mother's passport jailed

Harrow Times: PASSPORT PROBLEMS: Stephen Doughty MP has called on the Government to provide a refund for people who have had to pay to have their passport applications upgraded, as a result of the crisis in the Passport Offic

5:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

A people smuggler who used his dead mother’s passport in a bid to smuggle women into the UK has been jailed for two years.

Man, 22, arrested after handing himself into police station

Harrow Times: DRUGS RAID: Police at a house in Middlesbrough town centre. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

4:27pm Friday 12th September 2014

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and dangerous driving after handing himself into a police station.

Free copies of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Harrow Times: Diary of a Wimpy Kid author to sign books in Kingston

3:20pm Friday 12th September 2014

A library is backing a campaign to get children reading by giving away free books.

Around £4,000 raised for hospice in free bhajan evening

Harrow Times:

1:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

Volunteers organised a free musical evening for the community to raise money for a hospice.

'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's opposition 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.

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.

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.

Project launched to find more young charity trustees

Harrow Times:

3:11pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

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

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.

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.

Soap star and giant duck join MP for diabetes charity walk

Harrow Times:

11:22am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A giant duck joined bank workers on a charity walk to raise awareness for diabetes.

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.

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