Sunday, February 17, 2019



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

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In praise of…Costa in South Harrow

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 […]

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REVIEW: La Zeza Restaurant in Harrow

La Zeza Where?: 16 College Rd, Harrow HA1 1BE Rating: 4/5 Average price: £25 a head Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance Suitable for: Meat eaters and veggies! Best thing?: Staff and food! Worst thing?: Having to leave at the end of the night! Make sure you try: the Turkish delight treat at the end of the meal! […]


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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New Soft Play facility opens at Harrow Leisure Centre

Harrow Leisure Centre, which is operated by Everyone Active in partnership with Harrow Council, has now officially opened its brand new soft play facility.                   The former table tennis area has been completely transformed thanks to a £60,000 investment from Harrow Council. The new soft play facility […]


So I live in this sleepy town of Harrow, North West London. It’s getting an unfairly bad reputation for crime, lots of rats and too many chicken shops… While this is kinda true, it makes the area seem bad to live in, however there are also some good things happening here. The borough spans over […]

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 […]



Old Harrovian Was Poles Apart

As ice and snow bring Harrow’s roads to a standstill this week, February marked the 18th anniversary of the death of champion skier and Old Harrovian, James Riddell MBE. Whilst most of our borough are battening down the hatches and turning up the heating, Riddell would no doubt have delighted in seeing Harrow’s streets hidden […]


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, […]


The Stones – The Story behind Wealdstone FC

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 […]


The Boro’s – The Story of Harrow’s Football Team

With the football season well underway, there may be no better time than the present to look at Harrow’s premier football team – a long-standing staple in the local community, and the source of, perhaps surprisingly, a number of successes over the years. Founded in 1933, initially under the name Roxonian F.C., the club quickly […]