A cyclist sustained these vicious injuries when he got caught in a dog lead

Shocking photos show the injuries a man suffered to his face after he cycled into a dog lead that was stretched over a path in Blackheath.WARNING - Graphic images in the photo gallery above.Robert Perkins was cycling in Blackheath Common at around 8p

No rise in hate crime for one of city's safest boroughs

Community leaders have joined forces to praise policing in the borough. Despite the rise in hate crimes across the country Harrow has remained one of the safest boroughs in London with no increase. The meeting at the Civic Centre, Station Ro

Louts drinking outside library

A woman is frustrated with the anti-social behaviour happening outside a library. Harrow resident Asha Tailor, 34, has been asking authorities for the past 18 months to do something about people sitting and drinking outside Roxeth Library, Nort

Launch of mental health service for new mothers in Harrow

Specialist mental health services for expectant and new mothers are to launch in Harrow soon.The new service launched today as one in 10 women experience mental health illness during pregnancy or the first year following birth.The specialist service

Military men parade for Armed Forces Day

Cadets, ex-servicemen and members of the Army Reserve paid tribute to the military on Sunday with a parade and flag raising ceremony. The ceremony, marking Armed Forces Day on June 25, saw dignitaries joining members of military to acknowledge

Trial over murder of Colindale grandmother pushed back to 2018

The trial over the murder of a grandmother in Colindale has been pushed to 2018.Lea Adri-Soejoko was strangled and her body dumped in an allotment in Colindale on February 28.Ms Adri-Soejoko was secretary of the Colindale Allotment Garden Association

Girls allowed to join school from 2018

A boys' school will be accepting girls from September 2018 after a vote from governors. Governors of Christ's College, East End Road, Finchley, voted in favour of converting the school into a co-educational school. A recent public consultati

Detectives want to speak to this man after Tino Makwanya was 'executed' in Croydon

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of Tino Makwanya in Croydon have released images of a man they would like to speak to. Police have also released photographs of a motorbike believed to have been used to transport two suspects to the

'Chunks' of Mitcham Common could be 'left to grow wild' under new savings scheme

Parts of Mitcham Common may become overgrown and inaccessible after council funding has been cut by nearly a half, according to a Friends group.Tony Burton, a member of independent group Friends of Mitcham Common, said: "The most basic maintenance of

Croydon streets to swap out cars for kids on bicycles

Croydon kids are taking over the streets. Or at least for a couple of days that is.College Road, a cul-de-sac off Park Lane will be closed to cars on Saturday, July 15. In its place will be families playing games and riding bicycles.That's because Cr

Sainsbury's products recalled after food bug listeria detected

Sainsbury's has issued a recall for 13 sandwich fillers after food bug listeria was detected in some products.The supermarket giant has asked all customers who have bought any of the products with a use by date (up to and including) July 4 not to con

A former Tory aide from Teddington has been charged with raping a woman in Wimbledon

A man from Teddington has been charged with six counts of rape at an address in Wimbledon. Jon Boulton, of Allbrook Close, worked for the former Conservative MP for Reading East. Boulton was a speechwriter and media adviser to former ministe

Tom Brake hits out at “nasty” Tory Party and says St Helier hospital needs desperate investment

Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake has criticised the Conservatives after they yesterday announced a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to form a minority government. ''It's a shoddy little deal,” Mr Brake told the Sutton Guardian

Durham TAs demand better from their Unison union and Labour council

Councillors in County Durham backed a proposal to make a fresh offer to teaching assistants (TAs) yesterday, Wednesday. But it's not good enough and TAs are threatening to campaign against it.The Labour-run council had once threatened to sack and reh

Hundreds join vigil at Finsbury Park mosque after Islamophobic terror attack

People were determined to stand up to the racism of the politicians and the press (Pic: Guy Smallman)Around 300 people came together for a vigil at Finsbury Park Mosque in north London yesterday, Tuesday. It was in response to an Islamophobic terror