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Top cops who make London proud honoured at ceremony

The special commendation ceremony paid tribute to the police officers who work so hard to keep us safe


Avanti House School parents 'very excited' at lease deal that paves way for new school building

Tory cabinet committee approves leasing land in Stanmore for UK's first Hindu-funded first state-funded secondary school

Councillors to decide fate of heavily-opposed Anmer Lodge development

A Marks and Spencer is set to arrive at the site, along with 120 new homes

Charity Jasper Foundation appeal to Harrow Council in row over 'unacceptable harm' caused to Grade II listed court

After having a retrospective planning application thrown out by Harrow Council last year, the charity says they 'should be supported by the council'

Saga over open space nears end as Hindu trust get green light for free school

The land has been fought over since 2009, but addressing the need for school places has seemingly taken precedence

Easter events in Harrow and Brent for all the family

Read a run-down of Easter activites over the next two weeks

Tory to stand in Brent and Leicester for local and national seats

Kishan Devani is standing as a councillor in Northwick Park ward and will also challenge Keith Vaz MP in Leicester

Princess Eugenie opens new children's unit at Stanmore hospital that cared for her 12 years ago

Princess Eugenie opened a new children's unit at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore today

Representatives from Stanmore-based child brain tumour charity Ali's Dream attend the launch of three Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence held at Speaker's House in Westminster on March 4

Ali's Dream, the Stanmore brain tumour charity, welcomes three new research centres

Ali's Dream attended launch of a trio of Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence

Last wish of elderly man is one of St Luke's largest legacies

Eric Rawson left a quarter of a million pounds to St Luke's Hospice in his will

Police officers raise cash for girls brigade

The Stanmore Girls Bridage accepted the cheque on Friday

A garage break-in: picture posed by a model exclusive

Burglars using secret chalk markings as codes across Stanmore

Crooks are sketching signs to indicate if homes are worth breaking into, with police calling on the public to keep an eye out.

'Resign in shame': Campaigner issues demand after 'back room deal' playing field revelations

Bob Blackman revealed in Westminster yesterday that council administrations have tried to sell the land into private hands for free

Temple hosts event of colour and fire in Stanmore

Holi celebrations were held at Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Dharma Bhakti Manor in Stanmore on Sunday.

A pervert who filmed a woman in a swimming pool changing room has been sentenced.

Swimming pool spy sentenced after he filmed a woman in a changing room at a sports centre.

Romanian man, 20, from Stanmore accused of the murder of a 55-year-old woman

Nicolae Tatraucean, 20, is due before Hendon Magistrates' Court accused of killing Rivka Holden on Sunday

Five of the best events happening in Harrow and Brent

Here are the top five events to go to in Harrow and Brent in the next week.

Active Harrow activities list

Active Harrow weekend: see what taster sessions you can take part in

Young people voted in for Harrow Youth Parliament

The council's body, which aims to give teenagers in the borough a voice in local issues, have had 47 new politicians appointed after more than 10,000 youngsters turned out to vote.

Uplifting and positive feel to Harrow Mencap's new base.

A learning disability charity is flourishing after consolidating its two day centres. Reporter CAITLIN BLACK went to meet staff and users to see how they are taking advantage of their new surroundings.

Girls' Brigade and ATC Squadron recommended for Freedom of Harrow

Ceremonial scroll could be presented in recognition of the organisations' contribution to borough

Unions strike deal with Royal Mail over 'bullying' dispute

The deal comes after Unite union members at Stanmore Delivery Office went on strike several times across October and November.


Changing room voyeur pleads guilty to filming woman at charity swimming pool

George Seaton was arrested earlier this month after staff called the police following concerns over his behaviour.

Harrow and Brent spared heavy flooding but rain continues

There have been two minor floods in Harrow and none in Brent as other parts of the country are under water

Residents, politicians and community groups gather to discuss environment

Members from the Harrow Friends of the Earth, Stanmore Society, and Pinner Association quizzed a panel on the future of Harrow.

Fury, confusion and a unicycle on first day of strike

Commuters in Harrow take to Twitter to share their experience of the tube strike which is scheduled to last 48 hours


Fraudsters on the run after fooling coin machines for thousands of pounds

Hungarians Laszlo Berki and Renata Fejer are being sought by police for sentencing for £35,000 fraud converting forints worth 3p to hard cash

Traders rejoice at free parking announcement

Chairman of the Stanmore Chamber of Trade welcomes the announcement from Harrow Council.

Piccadilly Line trains

Tube users warned to prepare for disruption during two day train strike this week

Travel misery for millions as industrial action starts at 9.30pm on Tuesday and ends at 9.30pm on Thursday


Stanmore is characterised by numerous small restaurants and cafés, several pubs and boutique-style clothing stores. The extensive residential areas are leafy and predominantly affluent, with many residents commuting to jobs in London.

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