March 2012 Archives
A BOY from Nower Hill High School was injured in an accident on Pinner Road on Friday evening.
A TEENAGER with a rare blood condition who campaigns for bone marrow donor awareness is holding a fundraising event for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.
Devaanshi Mehta, 15, of Manor Road, Harrow, suffers from aplastic anaemia and is dependent on having a life-saving transfusion of tiny blood-clotting cells called platelets every eight days.
A Vietnamese couple were sentenced to eight months in prison for growing 500 cannabis plants at an address in Harrow.
Miss Pham Phi Phuong and Mr Sa Quene Son admitted the charge of producing a controlled drug of class B at Harrow Crown Court on Monday .
A female driver suffered neck injuries in a two car collision at the junction of Sheepcote Road and Gayton Road.
She was an occupant of a Vauxhall Corsa involved in the crash just before 10.30pm yesterday and was taken by paramedics to Northwick Park Hospital in Watford Road, Harrow.
The council is working with Virgin Media to help customers through the digital switchover.
The partnership will identify council tenants who receive BBC1 and 2, ITV1, Channel 4 and Channel 5 through Virgin Media's analogue service and give them help to switch to digital. Householders will receive new channels at no extra cost.
A French themed evening is being held by Kenton Baptist Church on Saturday, March 24, at 7pm.
The bistro evening will be a mix of food and light entertainment at the church in Streatfield Road, Harrow. Call Pam on 0208 907 7494 for more information.
SWEET artistes from Harrow celebrated winning nine medals between them at a prestigious international sugar design awards.
Nine students who attend the porcelain and sugar flower workshop classes at Harrow College picked up three gold, three silver and three bronze awards at Le Salon Culinaire International awards at the Excel centre.
Dancers are putting the final touches to their routines and chefs are perfecting their dishes ahead of Harrow's first food and dance festival, which starts at 11am on Saturday.
There will be chefs from top restaurants in the town, 19 dance acts while a wide range of fresh produce, continental food, pop-up restaurants and promotions will be on offer in St Ann's Road.
A HIGHLY respected widower who fought for the reinstatement of a key dementia service said he is stunned by councillors' lack of understanding.
Neville Hughes' petition of more than 3,000 signatures was presented to Harrow Council's cabinet on Thursday last week, in the hope councillors would reverse the decision to stop funding the Admiral Nurses service, which helped people with dementia and their families.
Businesses could be attracted to relocate to North Harrow's shopping district if Harrow Council decides to cut red tape in the planning process.
The authority is considering adopting a local development order for a three year period that means a change of use of ground floor premises to shops, financial and professional services, restaurants and cafes, offices, health centres, day nurseries, public halls, or education and training centres would be automatically granted.
The order would cover sections of Pinner Road and Station Road and would need to be approved by the council's cabinet committee.