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Deadly Heston blaze started when man set himself alight

Details of the tragedy emerge as rogue landlords are sentenced for breaching fire safety regulations at the flat, off New Heston Road

Review of the Year: December: Five million flock to Heathrow for Christmas getaway

Heathrow Airport
With Christmas round the corner, millions looked to head for sunnier shores

Review of the Year: April: Goldenballs and gridlock in west London

David Beckham thrilled young football players when he came to West Drayton to watch them play, and Tube workers went on strike over ticket office closures.

Fatal stabbing victim named as charity volunteer Alison Morrison

It is claimed the victim named her attacker as she lay dying in the street

McDonald's to pay council £45k after losing appeal for longer opening hours

The fast food chain has lost its appeal against Kensington and Chelsea Council, who refused it permission to stay open until 2am.

Harrow in Pictures

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Harrow Borough manager sees Margate game as a freebie

Dave Anderson vows to give it a go but reckons any points will be a bonus

Harrow Borough manager makes case for the defence

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Reds working hard to address ‘alarming’ number of goals conceded this term

Earlsmead feels like a second home for Howard Hall

Harrow Borough utility man knows stadium well from his past days

Performance artists with learning disabilities awarded at their own 'Oscars' in Perivale

MP Steve Pound referred to IMPACT Theatre's event as the 'real Oscars in Ealing'

West London weather Monday: Mild but cloudy

A mild, windy and often overcast day with perhaps some brief breaks in the cloud.

Search for homeless man in Chiswick who inspired Christmas song continues

Joseph Baker from The Sticks
All proceeds from the song by Joseph and The Sticks donated to homeless charities to spread the word and help find Harry before Christmas

Review of the Year: March: Same sex marriage and Saddam

March was the month when same sex marriage became legal and Harrow restaurant owner received threats after displaying a poster of Saddam Hussein in his window.

Harrow Observer Toy Appeal 2014: Festive cheer on children's ward at Northwick Park, all thanks to YOU

Deputy editor Mhairi MacFarlane pays tribute to our readers after overwhelming contribution of toys for unwell children staying at the hospital this Christmas

'Hefty fine' for Harlesden shisha lounge that flouted smoking rules

Cleopatra shisha bar in High Street, Harlesden
Cleopatra Lounge in Harlesden has been fined £22,000 for allowing customers to smoke indoors and selling tobacco without health warnings.

Harrow's Mitchell Smith wins WBO European super-featherweight title

The Baby-Faced Assassin records 10th victory by beating Zoltan Kovacs

Middlesex U14s will learn from disappointment of cup exit

Coach Chris Ampofo insists his boys will take plenty away from their 4-1 loss

Stars for the Future crowned British weightlifting champions for third successive year

West London club wins four gold, four silver and two bronze to net title in Bristol

Harrow

Harrow is the largest district in northwest London. It has a large town centre boasting two shopping centres and shops throughout Station Road and College Road. It is home to a University of Westminster campus and is widely known for Harrow School, and Harrow County School.

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Steve Bax
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Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Paul Bishop
Sports Editor
Caitlin Black
Pinner, Hatch End. Harrow Weald, Stanmore, Edgware, Queensbury and Kenton
Alix Culbertson
Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Zoe Drewett
Uxbridge, Ruislip, Eastcote, Hayes, Harlington & West Drayton
Alan Hayes
News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Uxbridge, Harefield, Northwood, Northwood Hills
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter