Letter of the week: 'Labour does the opposite of what voters want'

Harrow Times: Cllr Macleod-Cullinane says the council will "struggle" to meet housing targets

1:20pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Councillor Barry Kendler writes that during the election voters told him “they want the highways repaired, the streets cleaned, the parks maintained and rogue private sector landlords dealt with”. If these are voters’ priorities, why has Labour announced plans to cut street cleaning?

Teenagers encouraged to register to vote

Harrow Times:

12:20pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A young politician is calling on teenagers across the borough to register to vote to have their say on issues important to them.

Town centre fun day on today

Harrow Times:

8:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Families from across the borough are being invited to community fun day in Harrow town centre today.

Drug dealer jailed

Harrow Times:

5:24pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A drug dealer has been sentenced to two and half years in prison after police discovered cannibals and cocaine in a raid.

Children meet mythical micro beasts at library

Harrow Times:

4:07pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Spiders, snakes and a giant millipede were just some of the micro mythical beast children met today.

School records best ever GCSE results

Harrow Times:

1:26pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A school says it has recorded its best ever GCSE results with more than 50 pupils getting straight A*s.

Hundreds back campaign to prevent closure of field access

Harrow Times:

11:16am Friday 22nd August 2014

Hundreds of people have joined a campaign to prevent an access point to a field from being closed.

Pair charged with human trafficking

Harrow Times:

9:02am Friday 22nd August 2014

A husband and wife have been charged in connection with the trafficking of a teenager to London.

Shop picks chosen charity for the coming year

Harrow Times:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A shop has announced it will be raising money for a cancer charity during the next year.

North London GCSE results - live

Harrow Times: Follow the latest news as nervous students pick up their exam results

8:54am Thursday 21st August 2014

Pupils across the country will be getting their GCSE results today, and our reporters will be meeting young people and teachers in schools across north London. Tweet your reaction with the hashtags #BarnetResults, BwoodResults #EnfieldResults #HaringeyResults or #HarrowResults.

Teachers 'delighted' with pupils performance

Harrow Times:

5:32pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Teachers say they are delighted for their pupils after they received their GCSE results.

School's GCSE success down to 'continuing excellence in teaching and commitment' says governor

Harrow Times:

3:41pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Staff and governors at a school have welcomed another bumper year of GCSE results.

Inquest into fridge freezer fire death continues

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3:24pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The conclusion of the inquest into the death of a man killed when his fridge freezer caught fire has been delayed.

Headteacher proud of school’s GCSE results

Harrow Times:

1:54pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A headteacher says she is very proud after the number of pupils getting the highest grades increased for the third year in a row.

Pupils celebrate GCSE success

Harrow Times:

12:33pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Thousands of pupils are celebrating after getting their GCSE results and finding out if they got the grades to go to sixth form or collage.

Children and parents enjoy storytelling show

Harrow Times:

9:28am Thursday 21st August 2014

Children and parents gathered in a park to hear tales of nature at a storytelling show.

Pupils prepare for GCSE exam results

Harrow Times: Tough times: Many students hope to do well in the exam to push their grades up.

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Thousands of teenagers will discover the results of two years of hard work as they collect their GCSE grades.

Church to host free organ recital

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A historic organ will be played in a free classical recital at a church.

Supermarket announces chosen charity of the year

Harrow Times:

3:11pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A supermarket has announced is chosen charity for the year following a public vote.

Union welcomes chief executive consultation results

Harrow Times:

1:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A union has welcomed the results of a consultation into reinstating a chief executive at Harrow Borough Council.

MP calls for government plan to help hospital trust deal with increasing pressure

Harrow Times:

12:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

An MP has called for government action after a hospital trust was told it needed to improve by a health watchdog.

Hospital trust 'requires improvement' says inspection report

Harrow Times: Northwick Park Hospital

8:54am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A hospital trust has been told it must improve following an inspection from England's chief inspector of hospitals.

Deaf club nominated for award

Harrow Times:

6:10am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A deaf club has been nominated for a national award for its work.

Cars of the same make and model vandalised on the same day

Harrow Times:

5:19pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Two roads have been left in shock after windows of two parked cars were smashed during a quiet morning.

Tube lines partially suspended

Harrow Times:

3:31pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Commuters face delays this afternoon as two underground lines are suspended due to a signal failure.

'Intolerable' - McDonald's drive-through to stay open 24 hours

Harrow Times:

1:51pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Anger has greeted plans to keep a fast food restaurant’s drive through open 24 hours a day.

Council staff vote in favour of bringing back chief executive

Harrow Times:

1:03pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Results of a consultation on reinstating Harrow Borough Council's chief executive role have come back in favour of the change.

First acts confirmed for Under One Sky

Harrow Times:

11:24am Tuesday 19th August 2014

The first acts have been announced for an annual community festival which will include live music and parade.

Double rainbow brings splash of colour after torrential downpour

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9:13am Tuesday 19th August 2014

It is not quite the silver lining to a rain cloud – but the sun created this colourful double rainbow.

Rotary Club holds international charity lunch

Harrow Times:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

More than 40 Rotarians joined together for an international lunch to raise money for charity.

Hospital rated as 'requires improvement' by Care Quality Commission

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5:17pm Monday 18th August 2014

A hospital trust has been rated as requiring improvement by the chief inspector of hospitals, despite some of its care being judged outstanding.

Council working to 'tackle problem of low pay'

Harrow Times:

3:32pm Monday 18th August 2014

A council cabinet member says Harrow’s administration is tackling the problem of low pay in the borough.

Fatal fridge freezer fire inquest continues

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1:52pm Monday 18th August 2014

Investigators have given evidence at an inquest into the death of a father killed in a fire caused by a faulty fridge freezer.

Doctors on the run

Harrow Times:

11:30am Monday 18th August 2014

People dressed as doctors and nurses sprinted through a hospital to raise money to stop bowel cancer.

Family raises thousands for hospice

Harrow Times:

9:12am Monday 18th August 2014

Generations joined together to raise money in memory of a family member who was cared for at a hospice.

Horticultural show and family fun day scheduled for bank holiday weekend

Harrow Times: Hundreds enjoy annual Harrow in Leaf show

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Families from across the borough are being invited to an annual horticultural show.

New temple to donate thousands to hospice

Harrow Times: Temple takes on mammoth swim for charity

9:40am Sunday 17th August 2014

A Hindu temple’s grand opening will be marked with donation of £30,000 to a hospice charity.

Museum calls for people's World War One stories

Harrow Times:

2:30pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Families are invited to share their First World War stories as part of a museum project.

They could be heroes

Harrow Times:

8:30am Saturday 16th August 2014

Children dressed as princesses and superheroes at a summer fair.

Historical buildings to take part in heritage festival

Harrow Times:

5:12pm Friday 15th August 2014

Historic sites across the borough will be opening their doors to the public as part of a nationwide festival.

Headteacher 'proud' of pupils results

Harrow Times:

3:16pm Friday 15th August 2014

A headtecher has wished his pupils all the best in their future studies after a bumper year of A-Level results.

Council to lobby government over Crossrail expansion

Harrow Times: How the Crossrail trains will look

1:45pm Friday 15th August 2014

The leader of the council has invited a government minister to Harrow to discuss proposals to extend a new train line through the borough.

School celebrates 100 per cent pass rate

Harrow Times:

11:24am Friday 15th August 2014

A school has been celebrating after recording 100 per cent pass rate in its A-Level results.

Borough has highest proportion of low paid jobs

Harrow Times:

9:31am Friday 15th August 2014

A third of workers in the borough are low paid leading to calls for employers to pay a living wage.

Consultation on possible new speed limit around school to end tonight

Harrow Times: Should Watford be a 20mph zone?

6:00am Friday 15th August 2014

People have until this evening to have their say about plans for a new 20mph speed limit near a school.

North London A-level results - live

Harrow Times:

9:16am Thursday 14th August 2014

Our reporters are visiting schools across north London now. If you want to let them know about your A-level results, tweet the name of your school and your results using the hashtags #Barnetresults, #Enfieldresults, #Haringeyresults, #Harrowresults or #Bwoodresults.

Pupils congratulated for hard work on results day

Harrow Times:

5:24pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Headteachers have been congratulating pupils for their hard work in their A-level studies.

Pupils 'delighted' with A-level results

Harrow Times:

4:06pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Pupils have shared their delight after getting the required grades to go to university.

Sixth form pupils look to future after A-Level success

Harrow Times:

2:17pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Sixth form pupils say they are now looking to the future after getting their A-level results.

College students celebrate A-Level results

Harrow Times:

12:20pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Students across the borough are celebrating today after getting their A-Level results.






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