A FORUM for elderly people was launched at Harrow Central Mosque.
The aim of the Minority Ethnic Elders Project is to support elderly people in the borough and help people from ethnic minorities to establish links with others within their own communities. It is being run in partnership with Age UK Harrow.
A NEW group in Harrow will give people the opportunity to have their say on care services.
The Local Account Group allows people in the community to offer feedback and influence services offered by the adult social care team.
A HARROW opticians is hosting a scary party for children.
Opticalise Opticians, Preston Road, Harrow, is inviting children and parents to attend the party on Wednesday October 31.
A MERGER between hospitals in Harrow, Brent and Ealing has been delayed by three months.
At a health and social care scrutiny sub-committee meeting on Thursday last week, it was confirmed the merger between North West London Hospitals NHS Trust and Ealing Hospital NHS Trust will not go ahead until October.
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 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.
The North Harrow Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help Group, a member of the Gut Trust, welcomes Dr David Lloyd for an update and discussion about the condition at its meeting on Tuesday, March 6, at The Ridgeway Surgery in Imperial Drive, from 7.30pm to 9pm.
Anyone is welcome to attend and for more information contact convenor Sheila Monaghan on 020 8357 0780.
Radio Northwick Park, which broadcasts to the patients of Northwick Park Hospital, is vying for Best Station Promotion at the 2012 National Hospital Radio Awards - the eighth successive year the station has been nominated for a gong.
Volunteers, DJs and producers at the project will find out whether they have scooped the title at the award ceremony hosted by Hospital Broadcasting Association in Northampton on March 31.
The station was nominated for its on-air trailers of its Thirty Three and a Third rock show, which provided a mix of familiar and more obscure album tracks, and is one of 10 finalists.
People wishing to learn life-saving first aid skills should attend an open evening at the Harrow St John Ambulance headquarters in The Woodlands Open Space Car Park, off Pinner Road, North Harrow, on Thursday February 16 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
The charity is looking for Community First Responder volunteers in the HA1, HA2, HA3, HA5 and HA7 postcodes who will be trained to use a defibrillator when responding to calls alongside London Ambulance Service.
Customers can undergo a free cholestoral test in the pharmacy at Sainsbury's in Nash Way, Kenton, until February 14.
The drugstore opens 8am to 8pm and the tests are by appointment only.