Healthy Streets to help the recovery from COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone's lives and Harrow has been particularly hard hit, with 401 deaths by 29 Aug 2020. During the current lockdown, people have been enjoying the quieter streets by walking and cycling. However, when businesses and schools start to reopen, motor traffic will increase substantially unless urgent steps are taken to … Continue reading Healthy Streets to help the recovery from COVID-19

Harrow’s health and wellbeing strategy

Harrow's 2020-2025 Health and Wellbeing Strategy is open for consultation: https://consult.harrow.gov.uk/consult.ti/HWell/consultationHome Please respond asking for specific measures to improve Harrow's streets to enable more walking and cycling. The deadline is 17 Feb 2020. Harrow's health problems: diabetes, obesity and physical inactivity Harrow has the second highest proportion of people with diabetes in England - 9.6% … Continue reading Harrow’s health and wellbeing strategy

‘Northern’ cycle route – Feb 2020

Link to consultation website (deadline 14 Feb 2020): https://consult.harrow.gov.uk/consult.ti/northcycle/consultationHome Harrow proposes to create a cycle route running east to west across the northern half of the borough. Similar to the Metropolitan Route and the Jubilee Route, the actual interventions (cycle tracks or new junctions) are very limited. It is mostly a signed route along busy … Continue reading ‘Northern’ cycle route – Feb 2020

Wealdstone town centre consultation – Feb 2020

Update December 2020 Harrow council has been provisionally awarded £7,448,583 from the High Street fund to improve Wealdstone. We will advocate for this to be spent on improvements for walking and cycling as outlined here. Update April 2020 Harrow Council is proposing the traffic orders for the scheme, but our concerns about the scheme have … Continue reading Wealdstone town centre consultation – Feb 2020

Consultations and campaigns – Spring 2020

Harrow's voluntary organisations are working together to help the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please look at their list of organisations, activities and resources if you are able to help. Healthy Streets for COVID-19 recovery We are campaigning for urgent action to create healthier streets to reduce pressure on the NHS, as advocated by NHS … Continue reading Consultations and campaigns – Spring 2020

Campaign for a low traffic neighbourhood in West Harrow

Low traffic neighbourhoods are created by preventing through motor traffic from using minor residential roads. They reduce the overall amount of motor traffic (without increasing traffic on surrounding streets), and encourage people to walk and cycle more. Last year we successfully petitioned for a low traffic neighbourhood in Headstone South. The council listened to us … Continue reading Campaign for a low traffic neighbourhood in West Harrow

Harrow Cyclists meeting 19 Nov 2019

Tuesday 19 November, 7.30pm Venue: East End House, Moss Lane, Pinner, HA5 3AW. Directions: In a private road off Moss Lane opposite Chiswick Court. 10 minutes’ walk from Pinner Underground or bus stops H11, H12, H13 or 183. Secure cycle parking. Phone 02088663024 in case you need help finding the venue on the day.  Agenda … Continue reading Harrow Cyclists meeting 19 Nov 2019

Wealdstone Liveable Neighbourhood

Harrow is applying for funding for TfL to improve the streets in and around Wealdstone, and want people's input and ideas. We have drafted a proposal here: https://healthystreetsharrow.wordpress.com/vision/central-harrow-and-wealdstone/wealdstone/ Please let us know what you think and mark your thoughts on Harrow's map here: https://wealdstonelnmap.commonplace.is The input of people who live in, work in or visit … Continue reading Wealdstone Liveable Neighbourhood