Community Leaders Unite in the Wake of Woolwich Attack

Around 60 of Harrow ’s Community leaders joined together to show solidarity in the wake of the recent terrorist attack in Woolwich.

Harrow Council's Chief Executive Michael Lockwood and Harrow Police Borough Commander Ch Supt Simon Ovens hosted a meeting at the Civic Centre on Friday following the killing of a soldier in the south London street on May 22.
During the gathering, representatives from across the borough's faith and multi-cultural communities condemned the killing and vowed to continue to stand firm as a united community, the cleaners in Harrow said. The Council and Police assured community leaders that the borough's commitment to community cohesion remains as strong as ever and that it is business as usual in the borough.

Harrow Council Chief Executive Michael Lockwood said: Harrow Council and the community would like to send its condolences to the family of the soldier who died in Woolwich.

Harrow is one of the most diverse places in the country and we should all be proud of the work that goes into uniting the many different faith and cultural groups that live and work here.

We will not be rocked by recent events and remain committed to promoting unity and cohesion between all communities in our borough.