'Undateable' 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

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 suspected burglars were arrested after a car chase following a burglary ended when they 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.

Omid Djalili: "I enjoy getting older. I have to because there’s no choice"

Harrow Times: Omid Djalili reveals the secret to a good relationship ahead of Millfield gig

8:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Omid Djalili is coming to the Beck Theatre. He talks to James Rampton about getting older, celebrity and being less political in his act.

Carers pledge campaign launched

Harrow Times: Carers pledge campaign launched

5:24pm Friday 11th April 2014

A new campaign has been launched to help spread the word about the support available to the thousands of unpaid carers in the borough.

'My role was to follow the evidence' says man behind institutional racism report

Harrow Times: 'My role was to follow the evidence' says man behind institutional racism report

2:06pm Friday 11th April 2014

The man behind an independent investigation into Harrow Borough Council says no organisation or person has produced any evidence of institutional racism.

Report: No evidence of institutional racism at Harrow Council

12:51pm Friday 11th April 2014

An independent investigation has found no evidence of institutional racism at Harrow Borough Council.

Council 'proud' of Whitchurch playing fields school decision

Harrow Times: Fight for Whitchurch Playing Fields will go on says campaigner

11:30am Friday 11th April 2014

The leader of Harrow Borough Council says she is proud the authority has been able help find a new home for a Hindu free school.

Factory housing development plans approved

9:23am Friday 11th April 2014

Final planning permission for the development of a former factory site has been granted by councillors.

MP angry at Anmer lodge decision

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

An MP says residents' views were ignored after plans for new homes and a supermarket on the site of a former day care centre were approved.

Cabinet approves proposals for new school

8:54pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Harrow Borough Council’s cabinet has approved a recommendation to allow a free school to be built on Whitchuch Playing Fields.

Campaigners pleased by Broadfields caravan site decision

Harrow Times: Georgia Weston outside the Broadfields playing fields site

5:24pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Campaigners who fought plans to turn playing fields into a caravan site have voiced their delight after the proposals were turned down.

Hive enforcement notice decision a 'betrayal of the people of Harrow' says councillor

Harrow Times: Harrow Borough Council has apologised for the delay over planning at Barnet FC's stadium The Hive

3:16pm Thursday 10th April 2014

An opposition councillor says the decision to withdraw its enforcement notice for Barnet FC’s stadium the Hive is a ‘betrayal of the people’.

School proposals for Whitchurch Playing fields to be discussed tonight

11:10am Thursday 10th April 2014

A deal to allow a new school to be built on land currently used for playing fields will be discussed this evening.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson visits Harrow

Harrow Times: Mayor of London Boris Johnson visits Harrow

1:21pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Mayor of London Boris Johnson visited Harrow to find out more about the work of police in reducing burglary in the borough.

Anmer Lodge redevelopment to go-ahead

Harrow Times: Concerns raised over proposals for Anmer Lodge

9:28am Thursday 10th April 2014

The redevelopment of a former day care centre for 120 new homes and supermarket has been given the go-ahead by councillors.

Caravan site plans turned down by councillors

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Plans to turn an area of playing fields into a towing caravan site have been refused planning permission.

Council withdraws planning enforcement notice against Barnet FC

Harrow Times: The Hive will host the FA WSL Continental Cup Final.

11:22pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Harrow Borough Council has withdrawn its enforcement notice ordering Barnet FC to pull down a stand and remove floodlights at its Hive stadium.

20-minutes free parking machines now in operation

5:18pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

The first new parking machines giving people 20 minutes' free parking have been installed.

Harrow father 'had no chance to brake' when his car was crushed by falling tree

Harrow Times: Donal Drohan 'had no chance to brake' before car was crushed by falling tree in St Jude's Storm

4:22pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A father-of-three was killed instantly when high winds blew a tree into onto his car as he drove through central Watford during the St Jude’s storm last year.

Sites identified for possible new council homes

3:07pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Possible sites for hundreds of new homes have been earmarked following assessments of the borough’s council estates.

Dispersal zone gets six-month extension

Harrow Times: Map of the dispersal zone in Wealdstone

1:10pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A dispersal zone set up by police to tackle anti-social behaviour has been extended by six-months.

School welcomed but concerns raised about increased traffic

11:49am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Park users and people who live near playing fields have cautiously welcomed plans for a new secondary school on the site.

Hindu temple holds annual celebration

Harrow Times: Hindu temple holds annual celebration

9:28am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Hundreds of worshipers descended on a Hindu temple for an annual celebration event.

Free Wi-Fi goes live in shopping streets across borough

6:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

People can now use use free wireless internet in the borough's busy shopping streets and town centres.

School trust 'delighted' by Whitchurch playing fields announcement

Harrow Times: Fight for Whitchurch Playing Fields will go on says campaigner

5:14pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

The chief executive of the trust running a Hindu secondary school says he is delighted it could have a new home after government approval.

Cadet gets prizes in London awards ceremony

Harrow Times: Cadet Giles Rowing

3:08pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A young sea cadet was awarded for his hard work and leadership at an annual ceremony.

Independent Labour will not take part in racism investigation

1:33pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Harrow Borough Council's Independent Labour Group has announced it will not take part in an investigation into alleged racism at the authority, despite calling for the review themselves.

Anmer Lodge plans due for decision this week

Harrow Times: Concerns raised over proposals for Anmer Lodge

11:20am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Proposals for the redevelopment of a former day care centre which include 120 new homes and a new supermarket will be discussed this week.

Deaf charity holds Easter party

9:28am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A charity held an Easter party for deaf people and their families from across the borough.

Libraries to mark WWI centenary for series of events

6:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Libraries across the borough will be taking part in a scheme to help children fall in love with the written word.

Hospital radio station wins cash prize

Harrow Times: Hospital radio station wins cash prize

5:26pm Monday 7th April 2014

A hospital radio run entirely by volunteers has been awarded prize of £2,500 following an employee competition.

Caravan site plans to be discussed this week

Harrow Times: Save Broadfields Campaigners

4:43pm Monday 7th April 2014

Controversial plans to turn part of playing fields into a caravan site will be discussed by councillors this week.

Shoppers learn about the importance of digestive health

Harrow Times: The walk-through inflatable bowel in Harrow Town Centre

1:23pm Monday 7th April 2014

Doctors, nurses and politicians descended on Harrow town centre to raise awareness about digestive health.

Council wins award for library and leisure services contracts

11:17am Monday 7th April 2014

Harrow Borough Council’s scheme running library and leisure services with other London authorities has been recognised at a national award ceremony.






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