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All about the 2017 international short story competition

We’re delighted to announce that the judge for the International Willesden Herald 2017 New Short Stories competition will be none other than...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Ancient oak felled in South Vale, Harrow

Uh-oh
The tree has already been cut into sections.
Some of the sections
Hard to count the rings where the saw's been
More than a hundred years? 200?
Never noticed anything different about the tree they've felled, so the question now is what was wrong with this tree, and are the other oaks, along South Vale and trees elsewhere in Harrow, in danger now as well? It's been reported from other areas of the country that privatised contractors are felling trees and replacing them with saplings, because it's cheaper than maintaining the old trees. Could that be happening in Harrow?

Monday, April 24, 2017

Hampstead and Kilburn - Tulip Siddiq


Tulip Siddiq's constituency of "Hampstead and Kilburn" also covers part of Willesden, following boundary changes a few years ago. It was previously held by the brilliant Glenda Jackson. It was the most marginal constituency in the UK when Glenda Jackson won by just 22 votes in her last term before retirement. Every vote counts! #ge2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017