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Concerned parents urge Harrow Council to not close children's centres... but they've already been given 'notice to quit'

The 'Take Part' consultation has been labelled 'a meaningless stunt' after four centres were given notice to quit two weeks before a consultation on cuts has ended

What to do at Half term: Ghoulish tales for Halloween

Oxfam in Pinner is holding a Halloween party for children, and there are also events at Pitzhanger Manor in Ealing and Harrow Museum.

Plans for a coffee shop at Hatch End Station have been submitted to Harrow Council for approval exclusive

Ex-NHS manager's community cafe plan for Hatch End Station submitted to Harrow Council

Commuters could pick up hot drinks and snacks at a coffee shop planned by former NHS senior manager Adam Mackintosh to open in Hatch End Station's former bike store

Harrow entrepreneurs Crusoe Millar, left, and Angus Stevenson, right, with business partner Ross Grady, centre, won the 'best Sunday lunch' award at The Observer's Food Monthly Awards 2014 for their Camden pub, The Colonel Fawcett

Harrow pub entrepreneurs scoop award for their Sunday roast

Business partners Angus Stevenson and Ross Grady, who run The Colonel Fawcett in Camden, north London, with friend Crusoe Millar, won the 'best Sunday roast' title in The Observer's Food Monthly Awards 2014

Traders plead with Harrow Council to give struggling area a fairer deal on parking

A campaign for cheaper parking for North Harrow has been launched but motorists and traders fear “the damage has already been done”.

Harrow Carers: Charities like us could disappear because of council cuts

Support charity for carers is facing extinction if proposed cuts to voluntary sector funding go ahead.

Police monitoring concerns as homeless shelter replaces Harrow hotel

Three-star Harrow Hotel, in Pinner Road, ceased trading on Sunday, August 3 and is now a homeless shelter.

Muslim community group holds peace conference

Imam Ataul Mujeeb Rashid of the London Mosque was the keynote speaker.

Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner MP Nick Hurd cuts ribbon on new high street post office

The new post office in Ruislip High Street will open an extra 14 hours a week

Cancer worker from Rayners Lane struts her stuff on the catwalk

Mary Finn from Rayners Lane took part in the British Fashion House's Jacques Vert VIP Coatwalk event on Saturday.

Watch: Harrow Film Makers begin digitising its stunning archive

Videos going as far back as 1954 have become available as the group modernises and expands.

West London dance music trio Concrete Disco launch debut album - for free

Concrete Disco - brothers and former Pinner residents Dom and Joe Berditch, and their friend Jonny Wharton, whose stage name is Jonny Falls Over - released their double LP Work For Your Living, Play For Your Life at the end of September

West London number one for topping music charts in UK

Artists responsible for London's top spot include Freddie Mercury of Feltham from Queen, Elton John of Pinner and Ronnie Woods of Hillingdon from Rolling Stones

Southall man cleared of harassing former girlfriend via What's App messages

Ravi Ram was cleared of harassing his former girlfriend from Pinner

Baby boy rescued by firemen after getting stuck in Tesco trolley

Finnley Macphail was taken shopping by his mother in Pinner but the little boy accidentally got his leg trapped in the child’s seat.

Harrow Amateur Boxing Club's new home gets green lit by council

Councillors agreed last week to approve a planning application to redevelop a dilapidated pavilion that will become the club's new home.

Third person charged with murder in Northolt

18-year-old Rishe Hugh Campbell has been charged with the murder of Warren Ramdeen

Company educator of Pinner hair salon is 'honoured' to have won worldwide award

A company educator of a trendy hair salon is 'honoured' to have won the Best Mens' collection category in the prestigious worldwide AIPP awards.

Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner MP Nick Hurd is a dad for the sixth time

In July, Mr Hurd resigned as Minister for Civil Society, and was replaced by Brooks Newmark

Petition against plan to increase council tax on poorest and disabled launched

More than 500 people have already signed up to a petition after a charity exposed the council for asking more of its most vulnerable than any other borough.

Pinner salon owner dishes out hair styling tips after working backstage at London Fashion Week

Pinner hair salon owner and British Hairdresser of the Year nominee Darren Ambrose has been backstage for Wella System Professional Luxe Styling, heading up the hair team for Gyunel’s London Fashion Week show.

Pinner based toddlers tootle to park for charity

Youngsters from the Cheeky Chums Nursery in Eastcote Road, Pinner enjoyed the Toddle for Water- a sponsored walk to raise money to provide clean water and sanitation to some of the world’s poorest children.

Fraudsters have 100 boxes of fake loom bands seized by trading standards

Harrow Council's officers made the discovery during a set of raids as a part of a day of action.

Community backlash over Harrow Council's budget proposals

Concerned community groups have spoken out against the impact that a proposed £25million of cuts in the next year would have on Harrow.

Sun, fun and food at the annual Pinner Village Show

Neighbours turned up for the annual Pinner Village Show on Saturday last week-which had plenty of activities for the whole family.

Macmillan Coffee Morning at West Middlesex University Hospital

Where are the Macmillan Big Coffee Mornings taking place in Harrow and Brent?

We list the individuals, organisations and charities hosting coffee mornings in aid of the Macmillan Cancer Support next week

Confirmed acts for Under One Sky 2014

We run down the list of confirmed acts for next weekend's Under One Sky 2014

Harrow vets encourage dog owners to 'ditch the stick'

A Harrow vet clinic are handing out free frisbees to dog owners to help 'ditch the stick'.

Outstanding: Staff and pupils at Buckingham College Preparatory School celebrate glowing inspection

Children were in celebratory mood after inspectors were blown away with the quality of their school life.


Pinner expanded rapidly between 1923 and 1939 when a series of garden estates grew around its historic core, giving the area (including Hatch End) much of its suburban character. The area is now continuous with neighbouring suburban districts including Rayners Lane and Eastcote.

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Steve Bax
Digital Editor, Get West London
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