In February, Harrow Council announced it would take over six libraries in the borough previously managed by Carillion after its liquidation.

The council intervened while an alternate service provider or in-house management options were considered.

Sue Anderson, responsible for community, culture and resident engagement, said: “I’m proud of the commitment our staff have shown in difficult circumstances.”

And Eashaan Vithlani, born at 28 weeks, is nominated for the First Choice Holiday Villages Little Champion Award.

Seven days after his premature birth at Northwick Park Hospital Eashaan developed meningitis.

Father Vikesh said: “Throughout all of this, he has given me and my wife, Jaishree, nothing but smiles.”

Also in February, Karishma Halai of Honeypot Lane found metal staples in an Everest Spice takeaway.

The 22-year-old ordered the Indian food when visiting her family, but her father cried out in pain when he took a bite out of a crispy bhajia.

“There must have been 12 staples in there and that was just in the one piece,” she said.

And Sir Eric Pickles was at the Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue to mark the end of the Northwood Holocaust Memorial Day Events programme.

Sir Eric was appointed Special Envoy for post-Holocaust issues in September 2015.

Manfred Goldberg and Sir Eric Pickles