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The new replacement climbing wall at Harrow Leisure CentreThe new replacement climbing wall at Harrow Leisure Centre updated

Families invited to taster session at opening of Harrow Leisure Centre's new climbing wall this Saturday

The £28,000 replacement wall, run by Amphibia, has 10 climbing lines and an autobelay

Taxi driver Donal Drohan who was killed when a tree fell on his car during the St Jude storm in Watford, as he drove to work.

Narrative verdict at inquest into death of Harrow's Donal Drohan, whose car was crushed by falling tree in St Jude's storm

Hertfordshire coroner said the father-of-three 'would have died instantly'

Independent Harrow councillor found to have breached code of conduct twice brands decision 'a political stitch-up'

Councillor Husain Akhtar rebuked by standards committee group even though investigating solicitor reported one of two complaints was 'unsubstantiated'

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'

Police called after man falls from building, sustaining head and back injuries

The incident happened on Thursday at 1pm, where officers worked alongside the London Ambulance Service to get the man to hospital

Charity collection at Sacred Heart Language College, High Street, Wealdstone. Mayor of Harrow Councillor Nana Asante and pupils.

Girls-only secondary school retains 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating

Education inspectors found students were 'full of praise' for their Roman Catholic voluntary aided school

Active Harrow weekend of sporting activities proves a success

Residents enjoy free taster sessions in all manner of physical pursuits held on Saturday and Sunday

Presentation of money raised in memory of Donal Drohan, at Hatch End High School, Headstone Lane, Hatch End, to The Red Brick Cafe and Harrow Mencap. Pupils and members of the two groups combine behind Yvonne Brown from The Red Brick Cafe; Savannah Dolan for the school; Lizzie Tighe, from the school, but representing Harrow Young Musicians and Devan Pillay, from Mencap.

Memorial concert for former council worker killed by falling tree raised cash for two charities

Victim's three children joined Hatch End High School and Harrow Young Musicians on stage

Unlawful shisha café torn down in minutes

A 600 square foot structure was ripped down by Harrow Council as it was being used unlawfully as a shisha cafe

Headteachers prepare bids to bring two new free schools to Harrow

The Kodak site and a soon to be vacated Pinner school could soon be used to bring more school places to the borough.

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

More than 20 free sport and activity sessions will be offered on Saturday and Sunday March 22 and 23

Active Harrow activities list

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

'I am immensely proud of all our children' says head after 'outstanding' OFSTED report for Heathland School

Heathland School in Eastcote Lane, South Harrow, was inspected last month by the education watchdog, which judged it to be 'outstanding' in every area of performance.

Wealdstone overcome challenge of 'bogey side' Wingate and Finchley

Mark Bentley and Carl McCluskey grabbed the headlines as Wealdstone beat bogey side Wingate and Finchley on Tuesday night to go top of the table, writes Jon Batham .

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.

Bob Blackman MP tells kids about the world of politics

Bob Blackman, MP for Harrow East, visited pupils who sit on the School Council at Whitefriars Community School, in Whitefriars Avenue, Wealdstone.

Ahmet Patterson and Danny Murphy square off at Harrow Leisure Centre's first night of professional boxing in years

Ding ding! Professional boxing held at Harrow Leisure Centre

Fists of fury: the seven-fight show was staged at the Wealdstone sports complex by Warrior Promotions

The former Royal Mail sorting office owner Dandara was refused permission to redevelop the College Road, Harrow, site as three towers, one 19 storeys high, to provide more than 400 homes

'Eyesore' former Royal Mail building in Harrow is snapped up by property developer

A former sorting office in Harrow's College Road has been bought by The Hyde Group for £9.5million and is expected to be turned into housing

Watch clips from Harrow Council's mammoth budget-setting meeting

Local blogger The Harrow Bugle captured the drama on camera

Piccadilly Line trains

Harrow and Wealdstone Station 'busier than Stoke-on-Trent, Basildon and Welwyn Garden City'

Station is Britain's 179th busiest railway station - handling more journeys than several large Home Counties towns

Enjoy open day at Wembley's Vale Farm Sports Centre

Loads of free activities for parents and children between 10am and 6pm

Van drivers set to be charged at Harrow tip following violent threats

Previously van drivers have been allowed three free tips per year at the site however that is set to stop after a series of incidents.

Stabbing in broad daylight

Young man stabbed in shoulder during lunchtime hours

Young man stabbed in broad daylight

A lunchtime stabbing took place in Locket Road, Harrow and Wealdstone.

Professional boxing planned for Harrow Leisure Centre

Centre operator SLM applies to council to add fights to venue's licence ahead of March 1 event

Wealdstone looking for more than revenge tonight against Hornchurch

Tonight's game is a chance for the Stones to close the gap at the top of the Ryman Premier league, writes Nick Skoric

Bakkavor Pizza factory in Forward Drive, Wealdstone

No strike at Bakkavör production plant

Bosses come up with a bumped-up pay package before secret strike ballot closed

Racist who launched a tirade of abuse in just one day is jailed

Robert Dorkings displayed “astonishing bad behaviour” when he strangled his stepfather, poured a pint of beer over three young Muslim women and racially abused two police officers

Boris Johnson backs plan to bring step-free access to Harrow-on-the-Hill station

Harrow Council have been lobbying the Mayor of London's office on the issue for months.


Wealdstone is a largely working-class and recent immigrant district in Harrow.It is named after Weald Stone, a sarsen stone, formerly marking the boundary between the parishes of Harrow and Harrow Wealdstone.

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