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Join a Laughing Yoga event raising money for Comic Relief at Costa Coffee in Church Road, Stanmore, on Saturday, March 16, between 6.30pm and 7.15pm.
Participants will be led by teacher Melly B through a series of deep breathing, therapeutic techniques and playful exercises designed to encourage spontaneous laughter.
The suggested donation to Red Nose Day is £5.
Start-up companies, homeworkers and small businesses are invited to Stanmore Business and Innovation Centre in Howard Road, on the Stanmore Place Estate off Honeypot Lane, for an open day to see the offices, hot desks, meeting and conference rooms and virtual offices on offer, as well as learn about the other support services it provides.
Between 11.30am to 1.30pm on Friday March 22, visitors will receive a tour of the facility, meet the centre's team, and hear talks by managing director of Oxford Innovation, which runs the centre, and by the directors of Berkeley Homes, which built the estate and the centre.
Attendees must register in advance for free at stanmore-open-day.eventbrite.com
GRAB lunch at a pop-up restaurant being run inside a Stanmore church on Saturday, March 9.
Harrow Woodcraft Folk, a charity that organises outdoor activities for boys and girls and celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2012, will offer a £6 freshly-prepared Fair Trade set meal at its cafe inside Stanmore Baptist Church Hall in Abercorn Road, Stanmore, between 1pm and 3pm.
TEENAGERS tested their science and building skills by entering their robots into an arena-based showdown.
Eight teams from five schools across south-east England had constructed their machines from VEX Robotics system kits designed for use in schools and universities and then brought them to Stanmore College in Elm Park for the regional final of the 2013 Vex Robotics Competition on Wednesday.
A CAFE and shisha garden could open in a storage area behind Ramz barber shop and All Star Shakes ice cream parlour, in Burnt Oak Broadway.
Emra Kosmaz applied to Harrow Council, on Thursday last week, for a change of use of the rear area, saying it would employ two people.
A SECLUDED - and largely forgotten - walled retreat that has seen better days could be given a new lease of life.
Bernays Gardens, at the corner of Old Church Lane and Church Road in Stanmore, is being given a makeover and hopefully a new second entrance opposite St John's Church in Old Church Lane if recent plans submitted by the Stanmore Society's chairman John Williams are approved by landowners Harrow Council.
SELLING coffee travel mugs with cheeky puns on the side has BEAN a profitable venture for a group of students.
Twenty-two girls from North London Collegiate School (NLCS) in Canons Drive, Edgware, set up sMUG, one of three companies at the school created for the Young Enterprise (YE) competition in which Year 12 pupils come together to establish firms to conceive, manufacture and sell a unique product in order to practise real world business skills and confront genuine industry setbacks.
A planning appeal is to be heard about Harrow Council's refusal of November 8 to grant planning permission for the change of use of the first and second floors of Woodfield House in Honeypot Lane from warehouse and office to a banqueting hall.
Appellant Mr Pindoria has requested the appeal be dealt with by the Planning Inspectorate by written representations and argues the conversion would bring back an vacant and surplus office building into use.
The conversion of the first, second and third floors of Kingsgate House in The Broadway from offices to 19 self-contained flats was been approved by Harrow Council's planning committee on Wednesday.
Applicant Jasper Homes' retrospective application proposes a third floor extension, external alterations, including installation of windows, rooflights and solar panels, a new entrance, refuse and cycle storage at ground floor, minor alterations to external parking and landscaping and additional offsite parking area for 12 spaces at the rear of the event properties between 14 to 30 The Broadway.
EDGWARE: Harness Harrow Practice in South Parade in Mollison Way has submitted plans to extend its GPs surgery into neighbouring offices formerly used by a double glazing firm and as a cab office in order to provide additional consulting rooms, larger waiting areas and more staff accommodation.