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23-year-old Hope Flynn hopes to win Miss England 2015

Pinner woman in the running for Miss England

“A friend said I was perfect for the pageant as they believe I have what it takes to win, so I went for it and so far it has paid off!”

Pinner local takes on London Marathon for charity

Tony Bicknell plans to take on the London Marathon, raising funds in aid of the Stroke Association

Oil lamp sparks flat blaze in Harrow when occupants were out

Candles, incense and oil burners cause more than 20 home fires a month in the capital - including a blaze in Harrow on Thursday

Local community members are pleased they made bail

'Prisoners' freed after raising over £14,000 for St' Luke's Hospice

Members of the community willingly lined up outside the Police station to get arrested to raise money for charity

Three teenagers convicted of fatally stabbing 'vulnerable' man in Northolt

Police say the motive for the attack is unclear but the criminals took advantage of the victim's 'frailties' and had been using his home for drug dealing

The Pinner walk of Witness last year

Walk of Witness for Pinner churches on Good Friday

The Pinner Association of Churches welcomes you to take part in its Good Friday walk through the town

Last year's Jail and Bail event raised an impressive £17,000

Pinner locals locked up for charity

Key members of the local community will be arrested and detained to raise funds in this year's Jail and Bail event

Fight to save Pinner Park Farm reaches ombudsman

Investigation is under way after complaint on behalf of Friends of Pinner Park Farm's Save Our Farm campaign

Woman to walk from London to Brighton to raise money in memory of mum

"Mum wished that she could have done more to help those in need. So in honour of my beautiful, sweet and kind mum, I hope that the money I raise will continue to support St Luke’s"


Northwood Hills burst water main turns road into 'river'

Affinity Water apologised for the inconvenience and workmen rushed to the scene to repair the burst water main and road but the incident caused "traffic chaos" for drivers

Cat and kittens dumped in cardboard box outside RSPCA charity shop

Booker and her four kittens will soon be looking for new homes after they were cruelly dumped outside an RSPCA charity shop in Pinner

London bus strikes: First of three planned walkouts on Thursday

Transport for London have urged Unite to call off "totally unnecessary" strike action planned during February

Jewish child refugee leads moving Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony in Hounslow

Ernest Simon tells how he fled Nazi-controlled Austria aged just eight in 1938, months after watching from his bedroom window as rioters set fire to synagogues while police and firefighters looked on

Staff and residents mark Pinner care home's second anniversary

Haven Residential Care Home celebrated the occasion with a tea party and birthday cake.

Mikey Bharj will be at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre on January 25

Pinner comedian set to be one of the break-though acts of 2015

An impressionist has been selected from 140 acts to take part in the New Acts of the Year Comedy Showcase (NATYS).

Damning reports show extending HS2 tunnel would save money and reduce devastating impact on west London

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Studies commissioned by Hillingdon Council show extending the HS2 tunnel through the Colne Valley IS a viable option

Harrow East 2015: Lord Ashcroft election poll indicates Conservative Bob Blackman to pip Labour by 3 per cent

Poll shows that tight constituency will hold for Conservatives... but only just

Pinner charity celebrates with Disney treat

Volunteers from the charity got to enjoy Disney on Ice thanks to a generous donation

MPs meet to discuss concerns about housing association A2Dominion

The meeting followed concerns about issues including faulty lifts and hot water outages at properties across London, including flats at the Great West Quarter in London

Review of the Year: November: QPR win dedicated to tragic fan Alice Brooks

A touching moment, as Charlie Austin paid tribute to a fan after netting the winner in a 3-2 victory

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.

'Electric atmosphere' at St Luke's Hospice's annual Santa Dash

Dressed in the traditional red and white coat, 400 runners took part in the Kenton-based charity's annual Santa Dash race, held this year around Pinner


Paedophile who stored images of children as young as FIVE being sexually abused avoids jail

Man was caught with images by his employer, research company IPSOS Mori, who alerted the police

Opinion split on Pinner parking proposals

Most respondents to Harrow Council's consultation were opposed to new measures but traders group and amenity association welcome them

Harrow Means Business expo today: a chance to network, get advice and learn

Anyone who owns a firm or thinking of setting one up should attend Harrow civic Centre in Station Road, Harrow, today between 9am and 5pm for guidance and help from experts

Kidney transplant recipient Erin Sleck, 4, of Pinner, with sister Cerys and brother Kyan at the Christmas party held by Disney Store in central London for patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Pinner girl who received dad's kidney in transplant aged 2 enjoys Disney party

Erin Sleck, 4, met Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse characters at Christmas party held for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children's Charity

Sajid Javid, minister for culture, media and sport, visiting threatened North Harrow Library in Pinner Road, North Harrow

Campaigner dismisses culture minister's visit to threatened Harrow libraries as 'political stunt'

Kamal Shah, the chairman of North Harrow Community Partnership and the lead petitioner on a campaign to save North Harrow Library from the axe, dismissed Tory culture minister Sajid Javid's argument that Labour-run Harrow Council can protect frontline despite cuts to central government funding

Threatened Harrow Museum is saved with Labour's £5.5m business plan

In excess of 2,000 people had signed three petitions urging Harrow Council's administration not to close the attraction in Pinner Road, Harrow

Woman treated for burns on her Harrow driveway and rushed to hospital

Passing schoolchildren had to be shielded from the dramatic scene by police and paramedics UK Championship

Martin Gould crashes out of UK Snooker Championship

Pinner Potter loses 6-5 to Rod Lawler in second round at the York Barbican


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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