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Four young ballet dancers from Harrow to star in Swan Lake

Lucy Gordon, 13, Megan Hondius, 13, Tamara Katerinchuk, 15, and Martha Wrench, 15, attend The Van Niekerk Academy of Dance in Stanmore and will perform in the touring English Youth Ballet production

Emlyn Lumley, headteacher of Park High School in Thistlecroft Gardens, Stanmore

High school sport centre lettings 'will not be run like a leisure centre'

Emlyn Lumley, headteacher of Park High School, said: 'We're expecting to be letting the hall to clubs and societies that are properly run themselves'

Stanmore man jailed for life for murdering a woman in March this year

The Romanian national from Stanmore was given a life sentence for stabbing a 55 year-old woman to death in March.

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.

Harrow Heroes 2014 winners announced at glitzy ceremony

Harrow Arts Centre hosted this year's Harrow Heroes awards ceremony last night (Tuesday, October 14).

Stanmore based charity hosts award ceremony for disadvantaged adults

An award ceremony was held to recognise the horticultural achievements of adults with learning difficulties.

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.

A tour of Bentley Priory, where the Battle of Britain was won

Our reporter John Shammas was invited to tour the beautiful grounds of Bentley Priory, which acted as the HQ for Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain.

Over £4,000 raised for Hospice by runners taking park in Wembley's Run to the Beat event

Wembley hosted Run to the Beat on Sunday, September 14, over 15,000 people took part including 20 locals who were raising money for St Luke's Hospice in Harrow.

Arrests in dawn raids targeting the criminal masterminds behind mobile thefts

British Transport Police officers arrest 13 people during raids in Ealing, Harrow, Hounslow and other areas


Violent robber who fled to Israel to escape justice finally jailed three years on

A violent runaway robber who inflicted a "terrifying and lasting ordeal" on two victims has finally been jailed today after fleeing to Israel in a bid to escape justice.


Teenager arrested after man has face and arm slashed in Stanmore assault

Police have arrested a man after an assault took place in The Broadway, Stanmore when a man had his face and arm slashed.

Bombay bicycle boys cycle from Stanmore to Paris, hoping to raise £7,000

A group of nine lads will be cycling from Stanmore to Paris on Saturday to raise money for charity.

Stanmore based Hospital used by Princess Eugenie 'requires improvement' after recent inspection

The Stanmore based, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital under went an inspection in May by a  health watchdog, resulting in an overall 'requires improvement' result.

Fundraising family team up to raise thousands of pounds

The Cohen family completed a whole host of fundraising challenges in one week in memory of their beloved Alan Rustin from Stanmore who died aged 74 and to raise money for Harrow's St Luke's Hospice.

Discover the beautiful history of Harrow next month

In Harrow we are so lucky to have a rich tapestry of historical buildings, and now it is your chance to see them first hand.

Girls secure top University places after achieving top marks in A levels

Yvonne Marsh and Shabri Mehta both 18 years-old from Bentley Wood High School in Bridges Road, Stanmore have secured their places at University to study medicine and bio medical sciences.

Ex-smoker is the oldest man to tackle the world's most gruelling triathlon

Paul Parish, who is the director of fundraising and marketing at Aspire in Stanmore will be attempting the infamous Arch to Arc tirathlon on September 14.

Michael Borio confirmed as Labour candidate to take on Nick Hurd MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner in 2015

The Harrow councillor is looking to take on the MP in the cross-borough constituency.

The Husaini Islamic Centre, a mosque in Wood Lane, Stanmore

Multi-faith Prayer For Peace over Israel-Gaza conflict to be held at Stanmore mosque

'Community leaders will be coming together to deplore violence and suffering wherever it is around the around as a result of conflict,' says mosque spokesman

West London Brownies head to Downing Street to enjoy 100th birthday celebrations with David Cameron

Brownies was founded in 1914, and the PM praised what the organisation and its volunteers do for developing young women.

Post Office customers directed to alternate branches for week during revamp of one in Edgware

Longer opening hours promised after week-long refurbishment begins on August 13

Captain Leefe Robinson, who is buried in Harrow Weald, won a Victoria Cross for being the first Briton to shoot down a German zeppelin over Britain

First World War: events in Harrow and Brent marking centenary of outbreak of Great War

What's happening locally to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Britain declaring war on Germany

WHAT'S ON: What to do this summer holiday

Make the most of the glorious summer weather - each day's we'll list fun things to do with the family during the summer holidays

Report that led to suspension of head teacher kept under wraps by Harrow Council

Last month the governors suspended Anne Winstrom following a report into financial and managerial practices at Whitchurch First School and Nursery.

Olympic bronze medal-winning gymnast Max Whitlock - performing here on the pommel horse at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Charity's Buttercup Walk - has become an official ambassador of the charity's Redevelopment Appeal

Olympic gymnast becomes ambassador of hospital fundraising appeal

Olympic gymnast and bronze medal winner Max Whitlock becomes ambassador of The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Charity’s Redevelopment Appeal at the hospital in Stammore

Harrow Arts Centre

School summer holidays: What to do in Harrow and Brent

Goolistan Cooper compiles a selection of things to do to entertain the kids in Harrow and Brent during the school summer holidays.

Health secretary visits Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore

Jeremy Hunt - who kept his job in the cabinet reshuffle - visits specialist hospital

Putney Bridge is closed for roadworks

Major traffic problems in West London

Burst water mains, a broken down lorry and accidents causing jams throughout the city

'Outstanding' headteacher says farewell to school after eight years

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Lynn Rowlands is leaving Canons High School in August, she will be handing over her role as head to the current deputy head teacher, Keven Bartle.


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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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