Businesses handing over profits to charity

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Meet the businesses who believe in giving – big and small   Harrows Foodbank, who has received numerous generous donations over the festive period, has praised local companies for their efforts and their kindness. Some local businesses who frequently hand over some of their profits to charity have been dubbed as “reminders of humanity” by… Read more »

Harrow and the Childhood of Anthony Horowitz

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The subject of this week’s article is someone who – if you do not know of him yourself – your children, or children you know, likely will. As it turns out, Michael Rosen – who we looked at the tail-end of last year – is not the only famous writer in modern times to have… Read more »

Recognising and Reducing Stress

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Recognising and reducing stress January can be a difficult month, the dark mornings make it difficult to get out if bed, you over spent on Christmas which means you have to cut back in January and getting back into the swing of work after the Christmas break feels well, impossible. If you feel like this… Read more »

Pinner: Where Elton John was Born

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Harrow has, as the past months has shown, no shortage of famous figures – which is why it is no small thing to say that the subject of this week’s article is one of the borough’s most famous. The subject of this week’s article is a pop icon known across the world, one whose formative… Read more »

The Real Scrooge: Daniel Dancer, Harrow’s Notorious Miser

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The Christmas season is now upon us – and with it, comes plenty of roasted turkeys, crackers, bright decorations, and, of course, gifts and gift-giving. It is because of this that this week’s article focuses on one of the borough’s most famous (and notorious) figures – a man who was so scrupulously uncharitable, so obsessively… Read more »

Take the stress out of Christmas!

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Take the stress out of Christmas Day Christmas is the best time of year. Houses look fantastic decorated in Christmas lights and blown up Santas, you get to eat chocolates and not feel guilty about it and you spend time with people who you might not get to see all year. But, all the magic… Read more »

The Past and Future of the Harrow Arts Centre

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The Arts Centre is a well-known landmark in the modern Harrow landscape. Yet I know that I, for one, have long been aware of the site, without ever really giving the impressive buildings their due – or, as it turns out, the history its due. The centre has a history extending back far, even beyond… Read more »

The Stones – The Story behind Wealdstone FC

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A few weeks ago, Harrow FC were featured in a Harrow Online article – one exploring their long history of ups and downs, from the early twentieth century into the twenty-first and the present. With that in mind, it seems only fair that the borough’s other football team, who consider Harrow FC their rivals, should… Read more »

Community Spotlight: The Corner Shop

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Amidst the history that this borough has to offer, you’d be forgiven if you forgot that history, local history especially, can come in a myriad of smaller forms. One such form, perhaps the clearest, lies in family-run businesses. Whilst increasingly squeezed out by the big, distant corporations, these businesses that remain serve as some of… Read more »

HARROW CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE

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Harrow Business Christmas Gift Guide As the Christmas season approaches us, you are probably busy making lists and looking around for ideas for what to get your friends and family. As everybody is gearing up to the ‘festive season’ we thought it would be a good time to bring you our Harrow Business Christmas Gift… Read more »