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Ginger Baker: The legendary rock star that lived in Harrow

Hailed by many respected artists as one of the greatest drummers of his generation, Peter Edward ‘Ginger’ Baker lived in Harrow on the Hill...

A brief history of Hatch End High School in Harrow

Hatch End High School is one of the most popular and widely known school's in Harrow. Praised by Ofsted for it's 'welcoming and inclusive'...

Where to eat, relax and sunbathe in Harrow on the Hill

In the mysterious, bewitching, age-old land of London, ‘Harrow On The Hill’ is a must-talk topic to hit a chord right now with this...

A look back at the LGBTQ+ history in Harrow

Harrow has seen significant changes throughout history. The borough has traces back to the 8th century and has seen the influence of the opening...

The untold story of Sir Roger Bannister’s four minute mile

Four Roger On the sixth of May 1954, Roger Bannister, a Harrow native, became the first person to run a mile in under four minutes....

Is Daniel Dancer’s fortune still buried somewhere in Harrow?

The miser, known as Daniel Dancer, is still known today as one of the most infamous Harrow residents who ever lived. Harrow’s farming community was...

Harrow Leisure Centre had epic water slides in the 1990s

The 1980s and 90s seems like an eternity ago now, but if you grew up in Harrow back in the day, the likelihood is...

Things you may not know about Harrow’s most famous institution

Covering a leafy 300 acre estate, Harrow School has been a feature of Harrow on The Hill since 1572 and is known for being...

Harrow’s Fine Figures – A look at our borough’s statues and memorials

By Nicci Rae Harrow has plenty of active residents as we head into 2022 - and a fair few not so active ones. Take a...

Animal Magic – Grim’s Dyke’s lesser known residents

By Nicci Rae These days, Grim’s Dyke is enjoyed by many as a boutique hotel and wedding venue but, since its completion in 1870, this...

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