June 2011 Archives
A MAN has been cleared of holding his ex-girlfriend against her will and assaulting her in Northwood.
Paul David Heward, 46, denied falsely imprisoning and causing actual bodily harm to Kimberley Jayne Richardson at her home in Grangedale Road on January 10 this year.
A jury at Harrow Crown Court decided he was not guilty of the offences on Wednesday (29).
However Heward, of Lundin Walk, Watford, was jailed for 18 weeks after admitting to breaching a restraining order which prevented him from contacting Ms Richardson, 45, from October last year until October 2012.
A MOTHER-of-one from Northwood has completed a gruelling bike ride from London to Paris in aid of a kidney cancer charity.
Isobel 'Izzy' Chaplin, of High Elms Close, is among hundreds of keen cyclists who travelled from Marble Arch to the Arc de Triomphe in aid of the James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer.
PLAYERS and spectators are needed for a family cricket day in Northwood next month.
The event is being hosted for the first time by Holy Trinity Church in Northwood.
A MAN accused of holding his ex-girlfriend captive and assaulting her in Northwood today (28) stood trial at crown court.
Paul David Heward, 46, denies falsely imprisoning and causing actual bodily harm to Kimberley Jayne Richardson at her home in Grangedale Road on January 10 this year.
MORE than 400 people have voiced their frustration at having to reverse into parking spaces from a busy main road in Northwood Hills.
Motorists have been forced to back into angled parking bays near Argyle House in Joel Street since Hillingdon Council changed the parking arrangements last year.
Some 420 residents have signed a petition urging the council to allow people to drive forwards into a bay, amid fears that 'an accident is waiting to happen'.
A CHARITY plant sale will take place in Northwood next month.
PLANS to build a communications mast in Northwood have been rejected by councillors.
The 20-metre high monopole mast, topped by a one-metre lightning finale, was proposed for land behind a residential property in Hallowell Road, south of Northwood Station Underground car park.
The mast, to have been used exclusively by Network Rail operators, is part of ongoing work across the country to modernise the company's signalling system.
IN RESPONSE to feedback from our readers, the Uxbridge Gazette is boosting its continued coverage of Hillingdon borough.
After listening to your views, a new Ruislip, Eastcote and Northwood edition of the Gazette, encompassing Northwood Hills, will be available from next Wednesday (6).
The final Northwood & Rickmansworth and Ruislip & Eastcote editions of the Gazette will be published tomorrow (29).
The Gazette will continue to cover Northwood in its entirety.
However, we will no longer feature news about Rickmansworth and the surrounding areas, including Three Rivers District Council.
GOLFERS defied wet and windy weather to raise £18,000 for a Northwood hospice.
Some 25 teams of golfing enthusiasts - 100 people in total - took part in the 10th annual Michael Sobell House (MSH) Golf Day on Thursday (24).
The event, one of the highlights of the local golfing calendar, was held at Sandy Lodge Golf Club in Sandy Lane, Northwood.
RESIDENTS in Northwood have been dealt a bitter blow after controversial plans to build flats on the former Reindeer pub were approved.
The Gazette told last week how Excelsior Homes applied to build a multi-storey block of 12 flats on the site, in Maxwell Road.
The scheme was agreed by Hillingdon Council's North Planning Committee on Thursday (23), despite opposition. It is subject to a number of conditions, including an agreement that off site road works will be completed.