In July, six-year-old Richard Stingaciu “defied his young years” when his quick thinking saved the life of his mother after she had a heart attack.

The Stag Lane Infant School pupil was praised by his teachers after he swung quickly into action summoning an ambulance when his mother, Lenuta collapsed at their family home.

Bernard Rebelo, who sold poisonous ‘diet pills’ online and operated out of a workshop in Sudbury Hill, is convicted of manslaughter in a landmark case.

The pills, marketed as ‘fat burners’ and ‘slimming aids’, led to the death of a 21-year-old bulimic woman called Eloise Parry, from Shrewsbury.

Harrow Council led the case which found Rebelo guilty of selling the capsules laced with a dangerous pesticide.

The family of a woman celebrating her 102nd birthday appeal for those who knew her during the war to get in touch and send her a card.

Wyn Davison was based in Harrow during the Second World War when she served in the Women’s Royal Air Force.

Her family made a similar appeal at Christmas and Wyn received more than 400 cards with some as far away as Australia.

And Gareth Cook assumed the role of borough commander at Harrow Fire Station.

He joined the London Fire Brigade in 1997 aged 21.

He said: “I consider it a great honour to be trusted to lead them. If anybody reading this is considering a career in the fire service, do it, you’ll never look back.”