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August Bank Holiday: Monday's supermarket opening times

Here are the all-important Bank Holiday Monday opening times for Aldi, Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Lidl and Waitrose

GCSE results Harrow: Best ever results celebrated by pupils

Students were jubilant to see A* grades galore in their envelopes in schools across Harrow

New £40million inpatient ward building at Royal National Orthopedic Hospital given green light

Work will start at the site in the coming weeks, with the new inpatient ward set to be completed by summer 2018

Freemasons to give £65,000 to fund spinal cord injury research

The research project at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital will be lead by research scientist Sean Doherty who broke his neck in 2008

Firefighters rescue woman from South Harrow fire after fire breaks out

London Fire Brigade (LFB) were called to Roxeth Green on Monday morning - and the fire is still ongoing

Junior doctor releases song with Faithless star to show solidarity ahead of contract referendum

Dr Rishi Dhir, a junior doctor from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, has released 'Stand Up' as an anthem of solidarity ahead of the vote

Queen's Birthday Honours: Ickenham chairman of charity bus fund for people with disabilities made MBE

Richard Holland, from Ickenham, has dedicated 20 years to leading a charity that allows people with disabilities to go on holidays and trips with their families

Review: Where does this Stanmore brunch sit in the Pecking Order?

Reporter Katherine Clementine enjoyed a relaxed bank holiday brunch - could it best value in Stanmore?

Three-year-old dies after being hit by a car in Stanmore

Detectives appeal for anyone who may have witnessed the collision in Stanmore or the moments leading up to it to get in touch

New wetland opened in Harrow to reduce flood risk and attract wildlife

A celebratory 'Picnic in the Park' event will take place at the new nature spot in Queensbury Park on Saturday, June 4

Supermarket opening times for the Spring Bank Holiday

Bank Holiday Monday opening times for Aldi, Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Lidl and Waitrose on May 30

Make sure you stay connected with these free Wi-Fi hotspots in Harrow

Harrow stays connected as free Wi-Fi hotspots installed across the borough

Where can you stay connected in Harrow? Find out with our interactive map!

The newly refurbished library opened after a month long redesign

New-look Stanmore Library revealed after month-long refurbishment

Harrow Council unveiled the 'library fit for the 21st century' which was said to have been in need of an upgrade

Stanmore resident celebrates birthday that makes her 34th oldest woman in the UK

Esther Sachon celebrated her 109th birthday in Stanmore - we look at the landmark moments through history that she has witnessed

The 91-year-old's hip replacement is still going strong, after 68 years!

Still hip after 68 years: 91-year-old recognised for world’s oldest hip replacements

Norman Sharp had both new hips implanted in 1948, the year the NHS was formed, and they've been going ever since!

Hat's away! Brain Tumour Research reception at The Speakers House, House of Commons

Family of brain tumour victim bring the fight to Westminster in effort to find cure

Seven-year-old Alison Phelan passed away from a brain tumour in 2001, three weeks before her eighth birthday

British Airways celebrates International Women's Day by welcoming female students

Hear from BA mechanic Tsungi Maruta from Hillingdon who talks about her journey since joining the airline as an engineering apprentice to date

The 1,500 orchid bulbs were seized at customs

Stanmore flower dealer wins legal battle as court finds bulbs were 'unreasonably' confiscated

Jacques Armand International could at last have the orchid bulbs, confiscated by customs officers in January 2015, returned to it

Supporters urging locals and the council to "say yes to Avanti House School"

Avanti House School gets planning permission go-ahead from Harrow council

Avanti House School will provide 1,240 secondary school places in the borough, after a planning committee meeting on Wednesday (February 17)

Joe Gilbert handcycled 1,000 miles in just three months, cutting his time target in half

Paralysed local handcycles 2,000 miles to raise funds for charity

When Joe Gilbert completed his initial aim of 1,000 miles, he decided to double it, raising almost £1,500 for charity

The family will be taking part in the Midnight walk in memory of their dad, Alec Flannagan

Family to walk the whole night in memory of father

Alec Flannagan sadly passed away last year, but his family have been taking part in charity runs for the local hospice that looked after him

Deaf group which helped Perivale man con £800,000 avoid prison sentence

Six people have been sentenced for helping Shahab Reza and his family scam the DWP - but a woman from Northolt has walked free

Bentley Priory Museum secures £1million funding for Battle of Britain project

The museum, located at the Headquarters of Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, will use the funding to enhance the Learning Centre

Robbed: 70-year-old Marian Botos

Arrests made after elderly poppy seller robbed and knocked to the ground

According to police, 70-year-old Marian Botos “was practically on her doorstep when she was attacked and robbed of her handbag”

Curzon Avenue, Stanmore

Detectives renew appeal after elderly woman remains in critical condition following robbery

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of robbery on Friday November 13

Curzon Avenue, Stanmore

Pensioner knocked to ground and has handbag stolen in 'nasty and callous attack'

The pensioner suffered a serious head injury after falling to the ground and having her handbag stolen

Elderly couple escape house fire in Kingsbury

A fire has damaged the ground floor and part of the first floor of the house

Grinning: Doha Lupoli no longer has to hide her smile

Student has first proper smile in 25 years thanks to life-changing treatment

Doha Lupoli used to hide her teeth, smiling with her mouth closed even on her wedding day

Anmer Lodge: An artist's impression of the site redevelopment

Anmer Lodge site set to receive new lease of life as redevelopment goes ahead

New homes, shops and car parking spaces planned for the 2.65 acre derelict site

Poor max was run over by a bus and had to be rescued by firefighters

Firefighter launches fundraising campaign to save critically injured puppy

Can you help pay for this poor puppy's care after he was run over by a bus?


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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