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17:51, 30 SEP 2013
Labour MP meets Norbury School parents and pupils about tackling absenteeism
A SCHOOL is trying to tackle the problem of absenteeism and has called on its local MP to help.
MP meets Norbury School parents and pupils about tackling absenteeism
FAMILIES faced with paying premiums for trips during the school summer holidays urged a Harrow policitian to help them keep their kids in class.
Fears that RAF Northolt could become Heathrow's third runway by stealth
CONCERNS are growing in Harrow that the sale of military base RAF Northolt could be used to push through the expansion of Heathrow – sending commercial flights over the borough.
Kodak sites presents real opportunity
THE redevelopment of the Kodak site in Wealdstone offers a real opportunity to create jobs, improve community facilities and build more affordable homes.
MP visits premature babies at Northwick Park
A MOTHER whose son was born prematurely is trying to raise awareness about cuts to special care baby units.
Grateful widower fights for nurses to be reinstated
A WIDOWER is petitioning for the nurses who helped him through his wife’s struggle with dementia to be reinstated.
Gareth Thomas handed new shadow cabinet role
Gareth Thomas, Labour MP for Harrow West, has been named shadow minister for civil society in the new look shadow cabinet unveiled by Labour leader Ed Miliband today.
South Harrow's popular polyclinic to close on weekdays
PATIENTS will no longer be able to simply turn up and receive treatment on weekdays at Harrow's flagship polyclinic.
Gareth Thomas cuts holiday short after riots
GARETH Thomas has followed in the footsteps of the Prime Minister and the Mayor of London by cutting his holiday short following riots and disruption across the capital last night.
'Save Wealdstone Police Station' petition started by local MP
A PETITION to persuade the Metropolitan Police Authority not to sell Wealdstone Police Station has been started by Labour's Harrow West MP, Gareth Thomas.
Polyclinic review causes disbelief
PATIENTS and politicians are campaigning to keep four polyclinics open.
Roadworks are killing our trade
PROLONGED roadworks across Harrow are destroying livelihoods, say traders who are seeking compensation.
Letters: Thriving area in decline
FURTHER to the front page article in the Pinner Observer (Plea to Lloyds: Give us a hand, December 20), I am truly amazed that Gareth Thomas appears to have recently realised that North Harrow's viability as a district centre is in dire straits.
2010 in review
Tracing the ups and downs as another years passes.
Call to promote North Harrow businesses
HARROW West MP Gareth Thomas has called on the public and private sectors to work together to support North Harrow following the closure of the taxpayer-owned Lloyds TSB branch.
First expense claims of our MPs go public since general election
EXPENSES claimed by MPs in Harrow and Brent since the general election in May have been published.
London 'needs public inquiry' says Harrow MP
A ROYAL commission should consider the future of London's housing, transport, environment, economy and population, a Harrow MP has suggested.
MP: "Commission needs to probe future of London"
A ROYAL commission should consider the future of London's housing, transport, environment, economy and population, Harrow West MP's Gareth Thomas said.
Carers' centre has moved to pinner road
CARERS will be able to get respite and seek advice at a new centre in North Harrow.
Bid to keep bank in town
A PETITION has been started to save a bank branch in North Harrow amid claims its closure will be another blow to businesses and customers.
Politician 'is making it up'
IT WOULD appear from his letter (August 12) on the College Road/Dandara
Skyscraper's the limit
THE decision by the planning inspector to reject the appeal by Dandara to build Harrow's first 'skyscraper' is good news.
MP raises concern over potential closure of factory
THE potential closure of a Wealdstone factory with the loss of 190 jobs has been raised in Parliament by local MP Gareth Thomas.
Campaigners welcome blocking of skyscraper plan
CAMPAIGNERS and politicians have welcomed the blocking of plans for three block of flats in the centre of Harrow – the tallest a skyscraper at 19 storeys.