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Flytipper fined more than £800 after being caught on camera

Borehamwood Times: Flytipper fined more than £800 after being caught on camera

3:59pm Friday 28th August 2015

An unemployed builder who was caught on camera dumping waste in the street has been found guilty.

School announces new head with 17 years experience

Borehamwood Times: School announces new head with 17 years experience

2:38pm Friday 28th August 2015

A primary school has announced it has brought in a new headteacher with more than 17 years of experience.

Police and court issue first behaviour order with active conditions

Borehamwood Times:

2:12pm Friday 28th August 2015

A convicted man has been ordered to attend an alcohol treatment service after abusing police officers and passers-by.

Proud mother puts son forward for victory in leisure centre competition

Borehamwood Times:

11:40am Friday 28th August 2015

A keen fundraiser has tangoed his way to victory after being announced a leisure centre’s most successful man.

Summer showcase puts the spotlight on pupils' talents

Borehamwood Times: Stagecoach Harrow school

9:00am Friday 28th August 2015

PUPILS from a theatre arts school wowed audiences in a summer showcase.

Top prizes on offer as schoolgirls host charity quiz night in aid of best friend

Borehamwood Times:

3:37pm Thursday 27th August 2015

NANDOS vouchers and a framed print of Pinner high street are just some of the prizes that could be won at a charity quiz night.

'The council just don't seem to care'

Borehamwood Times:

10:30am Thursday 27th August 2015

Businesses and homeowners say they are fed up of waiting for the council to stop a road from flooding.

Crime scene in place after woman raped

Borehamwood Times:

10:06am Thursday 27th August 2015

POLICE tape has blocked off a pavement after a woman was raped.

Charity hosts fun and friendly community afternoon

Borehamwood Times: Ignite Wealdstone fun day team

12:31pm Friday 28th August 2015

BANGING of drums and the whirr of a raffle drum filled the air as hordes of people braved the rain to take part in a community afternoon.

Flash floods leave cars abandoned and people trapped across Harrow

Borehamwood Times:

4:45pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

CARS have been left abandoned in what once was a busy road after today’s floods.

Final push to encourage Harrow households to join air ambulance fundraiser

Borehamwood Times:

12:30pm Sunday 30th August 2015

GENEROUS volunteers can rattle collection tins and host bake sales to help raise £2 million for a second air ambulance.

Scale of diabetes risk in Harrow revealed

Borehamwood Times:

10:00am Friday 28th August 2015

MORE people in Harrow are at risk of diabetes than across the rest of the country.

Councillor to lead 1,000 acre park authority

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A COUNCILLOR will add park management meetings to his busy schedule after becoming the new chairman.

'Appalling stench and human excrement' left at flytipping spot

Borehamwood Times: Extensive fly tipping in Harrow.

2:20pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

Supermarket crates, mattresses and human waste are just some of the items left dumped on the corner of a residential street.

Colourful entries awarded top prizes in Harrow in Bloom competition

Borehamwood Times: Colourful entries awarded top prizes in Harrow in Bloom competition

11:41am Wednesday 26th August 2015

BRIGHTLY coloured hanging baskets and edible open spaces were whittled down to just seven in the final of a floral competition.

Celebrate reading and Roald Dahl at library events

Borehamwood Times: Lego workshop
Basically, photos of kids playing with lego! :)
Pinner Library, Marsh Road, Pinner, HA5 5NQ
NL84790 (36599580)

10:38am Wednesday 26th August 2015

Book worms can celebrate their love of reading at a series of events aimed at young children.

Tennis club fundraiser serves up £700 for charity

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Thursday 27th August 2015

A TENNIS club has served up more than £700 for charity at its annual double tournament.

Council forced to 'tighten up' social media policies after Twitter account found following animal porn

Borehamwood Times: Council racism investigation cost £15,000

9:31am Wednesday 26th August 2015

HARROW council has apologised after a Twitter account for a volunteer project was caught following a page featuring bestiality.

Trophies won in police football tournament

Borehamwood Times: Neighbourhood Policing Team Inspector Nigel Burnell handing out trophies

4:22pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

More than 100 young football fans turned out for a tournament organised by Harrow police.

Fun to be had by all the family

Borehamwood Times:

9:10am Wednesday 26th August 2015

Children can hunt for treasure as their parents show off their strength at a fair.

Leisure centre signs up to provide life-saving health checks

Borehamwood Times: The leisure centre was temporarily closed after a gas pipe was damaged

8:30am Wednesday 26th August 2015

Sports fans can now check their blood pressure when they hit the gym.

Bags of cannabis and weapon seized in raid

Borehamwood Times: Bags of cannabis and weapon seized in raid

2:28pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

Police pledge to make a high street a safer place after five people were arrested on drugs charges this morning.

Plans for night tube service will go ahead as planned, says TFL

Borehamwood Times: Navin Shah

2:33pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

HOUSEHOLDS have discussed issues of noise and security at a public meeting after Transport for London confirmed it is still committed to launching the night Tube project.

Homemaker and crafts enthusiast celebrates 100th birthday with husband of 75 years

Borehamwood Times: Homemaker and crafts enthusiast celebrates 100th birthday with husband of 75 years

12:24pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

BRIGHT pink balloons and a card from the Queen helped one centenarian celebrate her milestone birthday surrounded by her family.

UPDATE: Parked car smashed into tree after being hit

Borehamwood Times:

11:27am Tuesday 25th August 2015

A PARKED car was rammed into a tree after being hit in a collision.

Cancer survivors wanted to take to the track for charity relay

Borehamwood Times: Survivors lap of honour at a previous event

11:49am Tuesday 25th August 2015

Men, women and children whose lives have been touched by cancer are being invited to play a key role in a relay fundraiser.

VIDEO: Images of five attackers who assaulted man released by police

Borehamwood Times: VIDEO: Images of five attackers who assaulted man released by police

11:49am Tuesday 25th August 2015

Images of five men have been released after a 33-year-old was attacked outside a shop.

Tributes paid to 'wonderful' teenager killed on holiday

Borehamwood Times:

2:07pm Monday 24th August 2015

A popular and gifted sportsman who died after being punched in a nightclub has been remembered by classmates and friends.

Quizzers to put their brains to the test in fundraiser for family

Borehamwood Times: Teenager Helena Bark with Dad Trefor and Mum Rosie

2:37pm Monday 24th August 2015

People can flex their general knowledge skills at an event to raise money for a family.

Inquest into death of father whose body was found in river relisted

Borehamwood Times:

12:39pm Monday 24th August 2015

AN inquest into the death of a father has been relisted for January next year.

UPDATE: Teenager killed in Greek nightclub attack while on holidaying with friends

Borehamwood Times:

1:15pm Monday 24th August 2015

A HARROW schoolboy has died after an alleged attack outside a nightclub in Greece while on holiday with friends.

Fines for unauthorised absences at school rise by 400 per cent in less than two years

Borehamwood Times: Council racism investigation cost £15,000

11:00am Monday 24th August 2015

A former Ofsted inspector says schools need to be more enjoyable to prevent parents taking their child out of class during term time.

Man arrested as woman killed after falling from fourth floor flat

Borehamwood Times:

1:20pm Sunday 23rd August 2015

A woman has died after falling from a fourth floor flat.

Call for help as master's student needs to raise thousands for university fees after cancer diagnosis

Borehamwood Times: Call for help as master's student needs to raise thousands for university fees after cancer diagnosis

11:27am Monday 24th August 2015

With her savings going out the window following a shock cancer diagnosis, one student determined to get on with her life has taken to internet strangers to help pay for her university course fees.

Tube fares to be cut 20 per cent in pledge from mayoral candidate

Borehamwood Times: MP Gareth Thomas slams proposals to close Harrow custody suites

8:00am Sunday 23rd August 2015

Londoners have been promised to a cut in tube fares from one mayoral candidate.

Mechanic accused of murder could face trial next year

Borehamwood Times: stock image old bailey

1:07pm Friday 21st August 2015

A mechanic accused of strangling a lawyer to death in her family home could face trial next year.

Just over two weeks left to nominate a volunteer for Harrow's Heroes award

Borehamwood Times:

5:00pm Friday 21st August 2015

Households have just 17 days left to nominate a community hero for this year’s Harrow’s Heroes Awards.

Light, camera, action as care home hosts film shoot

Borehamwood Times: 99-year-old Dora Morgan and her care assistant Zoe Prickett. (36182758)

12:56pm Friday 21st August 2015

Care home tenants stepped into the spotlight when they held their very own film shoot.

College students excited for A-levels after results day passes

Borehamwood Times:

11:01am Friday 21st August 2015

Results are still flooding in from schools across the borough as young learners continue to celebrate the end of their GCSEs.

Drug dealer jailed after being caught on roof

Borehamwood Times: Drug dealer jailed after being caught on roof

1:03pm Friday 21st August 2015

A drug dealer has been jailed for more than three years after police caught him climbing through a window of a house.

Lifeguards and receptionists to tread water for charity

Borehamwood Times:

9:02am Friday 21st August 2015

Leisure centre staff will tread water for a whole shift to raise money for charity.

Dogs and children at risk as tampered food found in parks

Borehamwood Times:

4:34pm Thursday 20th August 2015

Dog walkers are being urged to remain vigilant as sausage meat containing glass was left for a not so tasty treat for pets.

Smiles all round for high school students

Borehamwood Times:

3:35pm Thursday 20th August 2015

Teary-eyed students celebrated success today after ripping open their GCSE results.

Students jump for joy with success after tearing open results envelopes

Borehamwood Times:

2:44pm Thursday 20th August 2015

A high school has celebrated a record breaking year of success with the release of this year’s GCSE results.

Man jailed for 12 weeks for hiding knife in pants

Borehamwood Times:

1:15pm Thursday 20th August 2015

A man has been jailed for 12 weeks after a police search revealed he had hidden a knife in his pants.

Results day kicks off with success

Borehamwood Times:

12:11pm Thursday 20th August 2015

More tears fell today as GCSE students found out their fate as they tore open their results.

Fathers removed by police after protesting against 'sexist' domestic violence poster

Borehamwood Times: Fathers removed by police after protesting against 'sexist' domestic violence poster

11:14am Thursday 20th August 2015

Campaigners were removed from a train station by police after campaigning about a ‘sexist’ domestic violence poster.

School 'over the moon' after pupils achieve best ever GCSE results

Borehamwood Times:

11:00am Thursday 20th August 2015

Students were jumping with joy this morning after the nervous wait for their GCSE results came to an end.

Lowest crime rate ever recorded in Harrow

Borehamwood Times: Chief Superintendent Simon Ovens

7:17pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

Crime has never been so low as Harrow Police announces its lowest ever crime rate.

'Passionate' volunteer praised for enthusiasm and dedication in Harrow's Heroes nomination

Borehamwood Times: (35950225)

1:45pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

A WOMAN who goes “above and beyond” to help bring a community together through a park has been nominated for an award.

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