May 2012 Archives
A LAWYER and his wife have been convicted of running an immigration racket so lucrative they kept more than £250,000 in cash in a cupboard.
Vijay and Bhawna Sorthia, 35 and 31, of Langland Crescent, Stanmore, were convicted at Isleworth Crown Court on Tuesday of perpetuating the scam at his Migration Gurus business in High Street, Wealdstone.
JOIN a yogathon in Stanmore to help raise money for local and international charities.
A group of instructors will be holding a sponsored session at Swaminarayan Temple, Wood Lane, Stanmore, on Saturday, May 12, between 9.30am and 1pm.
STANMORE: Try lawn bowls for free at Stanmore Bowls Club's open day from 1.30pm to 5pm on Sunday May 20 at the club, based besides the Dennis Lane entrance to Stanmore Recreation Ground's car park, and anyone with enquires can call 0208 933 6572.
STUDENTS danced in the rain during a surprise flash mob to launch an Olympics sporting competition.
More than 80 pupils at Weald Junior School, in Robin Hood Drive, Harrow, took to the playground on Friday lunchtime last week and showed off their dancing skills to the rest of the school, who knew nothing about the event.
FUTURE dance and singing stars were given the opportunity to shine at a free taster session.
Children aged six to 18 years old attended the opening of Future Stars at Stanmore College on Saturday and took part in performance activities and enjoyed cakes and face painting.
PUPILS and staff at a high school are celebrating becoming the first London-based school to receive a national award for sports leadership.
Park High School, in Thistelcroft Gardens, Stanmore, held an assembly on Thursday, April 24 and was awarded Sports Leader UK Leadership Academy Status by Sports Leader UK.
A SENIOR scientist spoke to interested students at Stanmore College about a career in research.
Andy Shore spoke to medical science students at the college about his work in pathology and working as part of a medical team.
STANMORE: Kosher patisserie Popkakery in Canons Corner, London Road, sponsored a Moonlight Walk which saw more than 100 women spend the night strolling across London in torrential rain to raise more than £30,000 for Kisharon, a charity that helps Jewish adults and children with learning difficulties.
The bakery firm gave each participant a branded hooded sweatshirt to keep them warm during Saturday's 25km event as well as its signature treats-on-a-stick at the finish line.