June 2011 Archives
A SUMMER fete organised by pensioners in Rickmansworth raised £500 for charity.
Visitors flocked to the event, at Moneyhill Court, Dellwood, browsing stalls laden with cakes and bric-a-brac, as well as trying their luck in a tombola and raffle.
The fete was held in aid of the Watford and District branch of Arthritis Care, which encompasses Rickmansworth.
46 HIGHLAND ROAD - Alteration of roof to allow for a small pitched section on the front elevation and roof light over utility area - Single storey side extension involving partial demolition of attached garage, alterations to roof of existing attached garage.
A CONSTRUCTION firm in Northwood has been ordered to pay thousands of pounds after an elderly woman's foot was almost sliced off when poorly secured panelling fell from a building.
Brendan Flynn Construction Limited, based in Watford Road, was sub-contracted to carry out carpentry work on a residential project in Crawley, West Sussex.
A NORTHWOOD hairstylist enjoyed the privilege of meeting iconic coiffeur Vidal Sassoon.
Steve Bailey, art director at Harringtons in High Street, came face to face with the salon legend at the screening of his new film, Vidal Sassoon The Movie.
The original celebrity hairdresser, 83, who found fame in the 1960s, took time to chat to Steve and pose for a photograph.
RESIDENTS can have their say on plans for the future of the school transport network in Hertfordshire.
As reported in the Gazette, Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) approved proposals to axe home to school travel for pupils, except those who are disabled, eligible for for school meals or have a statutory entitlement.
A CHARITY golf day raised almost £6,000 for a cancer charity in Northwood.
The event, the fifth of its kind, was held in aid of Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, based at Mount Vernon Hospital.
A MAN was assaulted during an attempted robbery outside a builders' merchants in Rickmansworth.
The 64-year-old was approached by two men at Travis Perkins in Church Street who threatened him and demanded he hand over cash and a mobile phone.
One of offenders also kicked the man, before they both ran off.
RESIDENTS in the north of Hillingdon are being invited to share their views about crime and anti-social behaviour at a Question Time style event.
People living in Northwood, Northwood Hills, Harefield, east Ruislip and Eastcote are welcome to attend Crime Question Time, at Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue, in Oaklands Gate, Northwood on Monday, June 20.
A CHURCH in Northwood is hosting a holiday club to keep children occupied during the summer break.
Mission Rescue, at Holy Trinity Church in Rickmansworth Road, is aimed at youngsters aged five to 11, especially those who are not yet part of a church community.
DETAILS of missing pooches found by the Three Rivers' animal protection team are now being posted on Facebook.
The team collects about 50 four-legged friends every year, with many unclaimed and sent to animal shelters.