Harrow Times

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 18:30:00 +0100
New parking measures planned in several Pinner roads
Parking restrictions in several roads in the Pinner area are set to be tightened under proposals published this week.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:01:45 +0100
Harrow Council writes off millions from regeneration scheme
Harrow Council was accused of wasting more than £7 million on its previous regeneration strategy after it decided to adopt a new approach in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:36:36 +0100
Harrow man in drugs and money laundering conspiracy jailed
A man has been jailed for 15 years after admitting a conspiracy to supply cocaine and launder thousands of pounds.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 12:33:46 +0100
Halifax branch in Pinner among list of banks to shut
Lloyds Banking Group has announced that 44 branches of Lloyds and Halifax branches across England and Wales will shut.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 17:06:54 +0100
Brent and Harrow Councils celebrate Windrush Day 2021
Councils in north-west London celebrated Windrush Day 2021 by paying tribute to the communities who helped rebuild Britain following the Second World War.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 12:47:50 +0100
Policeman Rudvelle Walters accused of sexually assaulting woman
A police officer is accused of sexually assaulting a missing woman in a hotel room while checking on her welfare after she fled from her husband, a court heard.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Harrow Council to spend millions on Covid-19 staff recovery
Harrow Council will spend almost £4.5 million on its “back of house” services as part of its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 18:16:14 +0100
Police officer lied in statement to cover colleague's car crash
A police constable who lied in a police statement to cover up a colleague’s car crash has been convicted.

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 18:00:00 +0100
Harrow Council outlines steps to improve women’s safety
A senior Harrow councillor said the council is taking action to support the protection of women following three high-profile murders in the area.

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 15:21:12 +0100
Police find twins who went missing from Northwood
Two 13-year-old twins who have been missing for more than a month have been found.

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 14:21:33 +0100
Harrow among best performing in Covid-19 vaccine delivery
Almost six in ten adults in Harrow are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 – the joint highest percentage in London.

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 13:40:00 +0100
Car showroom in Pinner View damaged after fire breaks out
The ground floor of a car showroom was damaged in a fire.

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 13:00:00 +0100
Seven people charged over disappearance of £10m football club loan
A man in South Oxhey was among seven people charged over the disappearance of a £10.25million loan to Northampton Town FC.

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 12:02:39 +0100
Harrow Council backs Edgware town centre planning document
New planning advice will be put in place to improve a north London town centre and protect it from overdevelopment.

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 12:01:22 +0100
Police searching for missing Northwood twins who could be in Harrow
Police are searching for missing 13-year-old twins who have not been seen for more than a month.

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 10:02:05 +0100
Brent’s Bridge Park to host mass Covid-19 vaccination event
A mass Covid-19 vaccination event will take place in north-west London this weekend as the country continues to push ahead with the programme.

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 08:03:34 +0100
Search for driver who attacked man in Harrow
Police are searching for witnesses after a man was punched and significantly injured from a driver of a car.

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:39:59 +0100
Teenager found guilty of Northwick Park murder
A teenage boy has been convicted of murder after a fatal stabbing which police say followed a row over payment for drugs.

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 17:55:40 +0100
London to Glasgow train journey record bid fails by just 21 seconds
An attempt to break a 36-year-old record for the fastest train journey between London and Glasgow failed by just 21 seconds today.

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:24:01 +0100
Brent Council grants Neasden St Catherine’s church hall plan
A church hall that was severely damaged in an arson attack is set to be replaced by a bigger facility after its designs were approved by Brent Council.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 19:30:00 +0100
Harrow man jailed for shooting of Leon Maxwell in Queensbury
A 20-year-old man from Watford has been jailed for a minimum of 24 years for fatally shooting a man near an Underground station.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 18:30:00 +0100
Planned 20mph speed limit in Harrow High Street set to be extended
A planned 20mph speed limit in a road in Harrow is now set to be extended.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 15:00:00 +0100
Brent Council to spend £10 million on IT system improvements
Brent Council is set to invest £10 million into its IT system over the next five years.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:00:00 +0100
Religions and political groups part exempt from Harrow PSPO
Harrow Council will clarify new rules in the town centre aimed at curbing anti-social behaviour after concerns they could unfairly impact charity workers and religious groups.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 12:18:16 +0100
Cannon Lane Post Office branch reopening in July
A Post Office branch is set to reopen under new management next month.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 20:18:03 +0100
Human remains found in Neasden during search for Agnes Akom
Police officers investigating the disappearance of a 20-year-old woman have found human remains in a park.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:22:20 +0100
Brent Council grants Kensal Green takeaway alcohol licence
A Chinese takeaway was given permission to offer an alcohol delivery service, despite some concerns this could lead to increased antisocial behaviour in the area.

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Brent Council to discuss plans for St Catherine’s rebuild
Plans to redevelop a church hall damaged during an arson attack will be discussed by Brent councillors next week.

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:51:28 +0100
Fryent Park: Murder accused told officers he was ‘scared and confused’
A teenager accused of killing two sisters in a savage knife attack told police he was “confused” and “scared” after his arrest, a court has heard.

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 13:33:41 +0100
Harrow Council approves car park offices despite concerns
Plans for a new office block on the site of a restaurant car park were approved despite doubts over its potentially “brutal” design.

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 18:00:00 +0100
Brent Council and Quintain to keep Wembley mural on display
A property developer has agreed to showcase a tiled mural of England footballers near Wembley Stadium following a campaign led by a local historian.

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:00:00 +0100
Brent and Harrow Trading Standards issue £14,500 Covid fines
Trading standards in Harrow and Brent issued fines totalling thousands of pounds for Covid-19 rule breaches last year.

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 08:00:00 +0100
Traffic restrictions in roads in Harrow area from Monday
A temporary closure and turning restrictions are among the measures due to come into effect in roads in and around Harrow from Monday due to roadworks.

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 08:10:36 +0100
Last chance to enter Harrow Times' search for region's 100 top businesses
THE Harrow Times has joined forces with NatWest in a collaboration to find our best apprentices and the top 100 companies to bang the drum for business in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 15:16:26 +0100
Sisters in Fryent Park killed by teen seeking deal with devil
A teenager killed two sisters at Fryent Country Park in a brutal knife attack after seeking a deal with the devil to “sacrifice” women in order to win the lottery, a court has heard.

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:00:19 +0100
Harrow Council outlines post-Covid green spaces promotion
People in Harrow will be encouraged to reconnect with nature as part of the council’s recovery plan from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 13:01:25 +0100
Teen ‘killed sisters after seeking deal with devil to win lottery’, court hears
A teenager killed two sisters in a brutal knife attack after seeking a deal with the devil to “sacrifice” women in order to win the lottery, a court has heard.

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 11:00:00 +0100
Young people descend on Harrow to join queue for Covid-19 vaccine
By mid-morning, a huge queue had formed at the health centre, with the line snaking around a car park and stretching down the street.

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 09:00:00 +0100
Former Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw joins JFS in Kenton
The former chief of Ofsted has returned to school leadership after nearly a decade.

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 13:13:02 +0100
Vigilance preached at Harrow Council Covid-19 vaccine update
Around 2,000 vulnerable people in Harrow are yet to receive their first Covid-19 vaccination.

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 11:40:10 +0100
Fox trapped in football net rescued in Pinner
A young fox had to be rescued after it got caught in football netting for around three hours.

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 16:02:18 +0100
Harrow Conservatives call for new civic centre rethink
Harrow Conservatives urged the council to reassess plans for the future delivery of services – including the building of a new civic centre.

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Brent Council faces £15 million 2020/21 council tax deficit
Brent Council is facing a council tax collection deficit of more than £15 million, though officers are confident this can be managed over the next few years.

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 12:00:00 +0100
Brent Council responds to Government’s fuel poverty stats
Almost one in five households in Brent suffer from fuel poverty, according to a recent government report.

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Response to Harrow Council’s drill music interpreter plan
A barrister warned that council plans to hire someone to review the lyrics of drill music to combat gang violence might only deepen tensions within the community.

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 12:08:46 +0100
Harrow Council to spend £500,000 on food recycling strategy
Half a million pounds will be spent on improving food recycling rates in Harrow as part of plans to address a climate emergency by 2030.

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 16:00:00 +0100
Four roads in Harrow area affected by traffic restrictions from next week
Temporary traffic restrictions including a road closure are set to be introduced in roads in the Harrow area from Monday to enable utility works to be carried out.

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 15:42:25 +0100
Northwick Park Hospital nurse continues to recover from Covid
A nurse who was struck by Covid-19 near the start of the pandemic and was hospitalised for nine weeks says he is taking things “step by step” as he continues to recover.

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 14:14:14 +0100
Harrow councillors debate return of full physical meetings
‘Hybrid’ council meetings will continue in Harrow for at least the next two months despite some calls to return to full physical sittings.

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Harrow Council spends £30,000 rectifying bin rota mistake
Harrow Council had to spend an extra £30,000 after it sent misprinted bin collection schedules to thousands of homes.