That’s Rich – Harrow’s Millionaires

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  Rich in history, architecture and culture, Harrow is also rich in the more literal sense – In a recent survey, Harrow was number three on the list of London boroughs with the largest number of millionaires, topped only by Barnet and Kensington & Chelsea.   Industry   In 2017, 19 year old Akshay Ruparelia… Read more »

Young Achievers Entrepreneur Programme using innate intelligence

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Young Achievers Entrepreneur Programme using innate intelligence What is an achievement for a child? For a 10-year old, dealing successfully with everyday peer pressure and excelling academically is definitely an achievement. But is that all that is needed to turn these initial wins into a lifetime habit? Author In Me, experts in conducting author led… Read more »

Gingling, Dancing And Nylon Curtains – A History Of Pinner Fair

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    Every year, on an early summer day, visitors to Pinner witness the spectacle of its picturesque streets being taken over by Morris Dancers, food stalls and fairground attractions.   2017 marked the 682nd year of the Pinner Fair which is still going strong against all the odds.  There have been a number of… Read more »

A Walk On The Wild Side – Harrow’s Open Spaces

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With its thriving shopping centres, eclectic range of restaurants and new businesses, the Borough of Harrow is a buzzing and metropolitan part of London, however, within its boundaries, Harrow also has a lot to offer for the nature lover with a number of parks, woods and walks open to the public.   Within Harrow’s residential… Read more »

Keeping The Faith In A Borough That Welcomes Them All

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As we once again say goodbye to the biggest celebration in the Christian calendar, our thoughts turn to the next set of UK notable dates, not just for Christians but for the many other faiths celebrated in our borough.   Harrow’s skyline alone is testament to the range and diversity of faiths celebrated within it… Read more »

A Very Fashionable Borough – Vivienne Westwood’s Harrow

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Unique, quirky and quintessentially English, Harrow and veteran fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood, have a lot in common so, it should come as no surprise that the fashionista, business woman and political campaigner spent some of her formative years in the borough. Born in Cheshire in 1941, by the age of 17, Vivienne Westwood (then Vivienne… Read more »

Harrow’s Own Paul Chowdhry Edges Out The Competition

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“I believe that comedy is colour blind,” says the Harrow comic whose off colour and hilarious routines have firmly established him as one of the UK’s favourite comedians.  Sharp, funny, sometimes controversial but certainly never dull, Comedian Paul Chowdhry is currently leaving audiences in the UK laughing with his “Live Innit” tour which heads through… Read more »

The past, present and future of Harrow Borough F.C.

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Nestled between rows of houses on streets named after British castles is Earlsmead Stadium, rumoured to lie atop an ancient battlefield where once the hundred of Gore fought a bloody battle in the ninth century.  Although the drums of war have not been beaten in the field for centuries, when Saturday comes, drums can still be heard,… Read more »

In praise of…Costa in South Harrow

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I have a sentimental relationship with Northolt Road, South Harrow. I’m accustomed to walking the long stretch starting from Hillview Children’s Centre and down towards Carphone Warehouse because I almost always have an issue with my mobile. My phone breaking down is more of a habit now than a clumsy problem of mine. On this… Read more »