Published Tuesday, 7th January 2014 The owner of a Kensington vegetarian restaurant, whose neglect led to the deaths of three cows at a Harrow farm, has been convicted of mistreating his animals and sentenced to community service. Khalid Undre, 50, of Kenton, who owned “animal-friendly” restaurant Down To Earth, kept a herd of cows in […]
We didn't have to look very far in identifying the ideal person to start our Harrow Features section with. Step in veteran Harrow resident and Harrow Community Radio Presenter Georgie Weston who grew up and schooled in the borough and currently lives in Harrow Weald.
It’s all about finding the time to do the things you love says tradesman, actor and playwright Mark Brookes.
To mark the launch of our Harrow Direct Local Advertising packages, we’ve put together five essential tips for small business.
Photo Credit: Blake Ezra Photography. Lawrence Grant, Chartered Accountants are very pleased to announce that Ben Korklin, sole practitioner, will be joining as partner with effect from 1st May. Ben brings with him an established and growing client base having started his own firm Benjamin Alan in 2010. Paul Levy, senior partner at Lawrence Grant […]
The Chocolate Room (Photo credit: Rhondda.P) Not everyone needs a reason to eat chocolate. But for those who do need an excuse to indulge in one of life’s guilty pleasures look no further than Harrow Town Centre. Harrow Council Portfolio Holder for Planning and Regeneration, Cllr Keith Ferry, said: “To have such a prestigious company […]
Harrow Charity raises £50k – £90k annually for Cancer Research. Relay for Life spokesperson Mark Clements tells us about the amazing work of this charity.
Will Aid is a campaign run by nine of the UK's best known charities: ActionAid, Age UK, British Red Cross, Christian Aid, NSPCC, Save the Children, Sightsavers, SCIAF (Scotland) and Trocaire (N. Ireland).
Published Tuesday, 14th January 2014 The finishing touches are being made to Harrow Town Centre, as the Council’s massive regeneration project reaches its final stage. A huge amount of work has already been done to make the area a brighter and more inviting place to visit, including new high quality paving, new benches and trees […]
Introducing the new online local community portal for Harrow and surrounding areas.
Published Thursday, 9th January 2014 Harrow Council and West London Waste are encouraging residents to slim their bin in 2014 by taking up the new Rubbish Diet challenge. The challenge, which launches on January 20, involves finding ways to reduce the amount of waste your household throws away. There are four steps to follow over […]
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Discarded packaging can be an advert to thieves, say the Metropolitan Police. It’s that time of year when we’ve all got new gifts and gadgets and although we should be careful at the best of times, now is the time to be extra alert! So remember to keep those iPads, iPhones and laptops tucked away […]
We’re delighted to announce the return of the Harrow Direct website which has been inactive during the latter half of 2013 due to circumstances beyond our control. As an online publisher, we remain committed to promoting the very best that our beautiful borough has to offer.
Ska Cubano (Photo credit: JohnConnell) Cultural arts festival Under One Sky will make a welcome return over the summer with this year’s Glastonbury act Ska Cubano headlining the main stage. Up to 10,000 revellers are expected at Harrow’s premier open air festival which showcases local talent and is the chance for families and friends to […]
Brand new computers have been installed in all 11 of Harrow’s libraries. Last year, the council asked residents for their views on the borough’s library service and what improvements they would like to see. The council has been responding to residents’ ideas and the first round of upgrades included self-service machines being installed in all […]