Category: Kosher Catering, banqueting
Hermolis House Abbeydale Road, Wembley, HA0 1TW, 020 8810 4321
Parkway Patisserie Ltd
Category: Kosher Bakeries
204 Preston Road, Wembley, HA9 8PA , 020 8904 7736
By Wally Leaf, October 1, 2009
Harrow and Wembley Progressive Synagogue is considering closing as an independent synagogue to merge with six-mile distant Northwood and Pinner Liberal shul.
Harrow chairman Adrian Cohen, after a shul council meeting, said: “We’re committed to exploring this.”
By James Martin, July 2, 2009
Harrow and Wembley Progressive Synagogue wants to enter into a shared usage agreement with another faith group, and later sell its 7,000 sq ft premises.
Alan Solomon, the shul’s immediate past chairman, said the 450-member community has decided to “explore the possibility of entering into an arrangement with another faith group for shared usage with a view to an eventual sale sometime in the future”.
The Preston Road property, which is being advertised in Harrow by estate agents Baker Pearce, is valued at £2.5 million and includes half-an-acre of land.
May 14, 2009
EDINBURGH HOUSE, the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Home for the Aged, has been awarded a three-star award of excellence from the Commission for Social Care Inspection for the second successive year. Head of home Christine Gibson praised staff for their dedicated care and support.
October 3, 2008
Former Wembley Synagogue minister Rabbi Martin Van den Bergh flew in from Hong Kong to attend the dinner which closed a programme of events marking the congregation's 80th anniversary.
Its Bessie Clapman Hall was filled to its 150 capacity with past and present members. "Although Wembley shul has been written off by many as ‘old and past it', we have proved them very wrong," said Steven Sampson, chair of the volunteers' committee which organised the celebratory programme.
By Dana Gloger, September 19, 2008
Europe's largest kosher-food manufacturer this week admitted that a chicken schnitzel which made a meals-on-wheels customer ill had been undercooked.
Hermolis said it had now put in place new procedures after Simone Simmons, 52, from Hendon, North-West London, was supplied the schnitzel which she said had made her sick.
Michael Lisser, managing director of the Wembley-based firm, said: "We used to probe [temperature check] one in every three to five schnitzels after cooking a batch to make sure they were hot enough and thoroughly cooked.
August 7, 2008
More than £220,000 towards the £1.5 million rebuilding project at Edinburgh House, the Sephardi residential home in Wembley, was raised from a "Spanish and Portuguese Has Got Talent" evening. The winner of the talent competition was Phillip Rose for his performance of Georgia On My Mind. The proceeds included £35,000 from a raffle for a car. Edinburgh House recently received a three-star award for excellence from government inspectors.