Do you need any inspiration this Mitzvah Day?

Harrow Times:

5:10pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

With a range of challenges to choose from, there is no excuse not to get involved in this year’s Mitzvah Day.

Hospital told couple it had lost miscarried baby

Harrow Times: Northwick Park Hospital

5:03pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A couple who suffered a miscarriage were told by their hospital that it had lost their baby’s remains.

People urged to be on the lookout for bogus builders

Harrow Times: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

3:48pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

People are being urged to be on the lookout for bogus builders preying on vulnerable people.

Society celebrates 60 years filming Harrow's history

Harrow Times:

1:41pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A film society is celebrating 60 years of documenting the historic events of the borough.

Anti-terror police arrest man in north west London

Harrow Times:

11:42am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of making improvised explosive devices in Iraq in 2007.

Hospital trust chief executive to leave next year

Harrow Times:

11:17am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The chief executive of a hospital trust has announced he will be leaving his role after overseeing a planned merger with a neighbouring trust.

Children helped by charity take to the streets for sponsored walk

Harrow Times:

9:22am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Children saved by a charity helping those suffering with severe burns took to the streets to raise money.

Leisure centre to mark fitness day with free activities

Harrow Times:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A leisure centre will be hosting free classes and activities as part of a national day of action.

Thousands enjoy annual Under One Sky festival

Harrow Times:

5:23pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Families joined together to celebrate the Borough of Harrow’s 60th birthday at the annual Under One Sky festival.

Fake toys seized as part of trading standards raid

Harrow Times:

3:06pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Boxes of fake copies of the popular school playground toy loom bands were seized by trading standards officers

Google removes search results for man convicted of rape following 'Right To Be Forgotten' request

Harrow Times:

12:58pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Court reports of a man found guilty and later cleared of a series of rapes have been wiped from Google search results due to a controversial European privacy ruling.

Apprenticeship open day cancelled

Harrow Times:

10:39am Monday 22nd September 2014

An apprenticeship event due to be hosted at a college has been cancelled.

Volunteers needed to restore library’s forgotten garden

Harrow Times:

9:22am Monday 22nd September 2014

A community project is being launched to help resurrect a library's 'secret garden'

Comedian raises cash for charity

Harrow Times:

5:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

An impressionist and satirist helped raise £322,000 for charity.

Politics students give MP a grilling in Parliament tour

Harrow Times:

7:30am Sunday 21st September 2014

Sixth form students had the chance to quiz an MP when they visited the Houses of Parliament.

Hundreds celebrate at Freedom Parade marches

Harrow Times:

3:47pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Hundreds lined the streets to watch members of the armed forces march through Harrow.

Letter of the week: A&E decision is a travesty

Harrow Times:

12:40pm Saturday 20th September 2014

I live near Northwick Park Hospital and have used both Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals regularly over the years.

Stanmore college celebrates opening of new building

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

A college celebrated the opening of a new building today.

New machine donated to Northwick Park hospital

Harrow Times:

3:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

Staff at a hospital department have said they are "very pleased" after receiving a new machine for their unit.

New Rabbi joins synagogue

Harrow Times:

1:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

A new rabbi hopes to inspire the Jewish community to find out more about their faith.

Researchers fly in from Brazil for tips on how to run schools

Harrow Times:

11:10am Friday 19th September 2014

Government officials from Brazil flew all the way across the globe for tips on how they can improve their schools.

Group to host open day for apprenticeship scheme

Harrow Times:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

An enterprise group will be holding an apprenticeship event to help young black men become apprentices.

Charity football match to honour friends who died of cancer

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A football fan is organising a charity match in memory of his father and friend, both of whom died of cancer.

Minister visits new homes

Harrow Times:

3:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A minister visited a site where nearly 200 homes are being built.

Man hit by train

Harrow Times: Paul Savage has been named as the man killed after being hit by train at Dunton Green station on March 19

2:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A man was killed when he was hit by a train earlier today.

Harrow MPs spent almost £350,000 in their expenses

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

1:40pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Harrow’s MPs spent almost £350,000 between them on expenses and office costs last year.

Freedom Parade makes its return to Harrow

Harrow Times:

11:10am Thursday 18th September 2014

The Freedom Parade will return to Harrow for the first time in 18 years this weekend.

Parliamentary candidate celebrates Eid with party

Harrow Times:

9:10am Thursday 18th September 2014

Members of the Muslim community joined a parliamentary candidate and a Government minister to celebrate Eid.

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

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A seven-year-old has been compared to Mother Theresa after she gathered 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.






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