Young Achievers Entrepreneur Programme using innate intelligence

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 […]

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

    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 […]

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Keeping The Faith In A Borough That Welcomes Them All

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 […]

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A Very Fashionable Borough – Vivienne Westwood’s Harrow

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 […]

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Harrow’s Own Paul Chowdhry Edges Out The Competition

“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 […]

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Best In Show – Harrow’s Tradition For Bringing Together The Community For A Good Cause

Until just over ten years ago, no season in Harrow would be complete without the annual Harrow Show, an event eagerly anticipated and attended by over twelve thousand of the borough’s residents.   A large, annual two day event which was traditionally held over the August Bank Holiday, The Harrow Show brought together members of […]

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

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, […]

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Down The Hatch For Fine Dining, The Arts And Good Living

High end properties, home to stars of sport and television and the setting for E.Phillips Oppenheim’s whodunnit, ‘Murder Mystery’ and Shelley Weiner’s novel, “The Audacious Mendacity Of Lily Green.”  From the description, you’d be forgiven for thinking that we’re talking about the glitz of the West End or the lofty mews of Mayfair but, in […]

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