April 2012 Archives
A HOMEOWNER was told to 'rot in hell' at a planning meeting by an opponent to his application for a basement.
There was certainly no love lost between the neighbours of Grove Road in Northwood at the conclusion to a discussion of the plan, when councillors had said they could see no reason why the detached property's rear extension should not be granted permission.
BOYS at St Martin's School in Northwood were regaled with tales of life in Roman Britain when a re-enactment company stopped by.
The 10 and 11-year olds got the chance to dress up as soldiers and watched a weaponry display involving slingshot, arrows and javelin.
FRIENDS of a Northwood College pupil who died suddenly during a cross-country race last year are raising money in her memory.
Runners from Ealing, Southall and Middlesex Athletics Club hope to raise £5,000 after their team-mate Shannon Powell collapsed during a race in Barnet on January 8, 2011.
A SINGLE heavy goods operator may be responsible for the illegal night-time lorry movements disturbing residents in South Ruislip, Eastcote and Northwood Hills.
Hillingdon Council is set to investigate whether the same vehicle is using a shortcut between the A40 and Watford down Field End Road and Joel Street between 5 and 6am.
TALKS are underway in Northwood in a bid to find a way to save the site of a disused hospital building.
There are now hopes that a viable alternative use can be found for the site of Northwood and Pinner Community Hospital in Pinner Road - to save it from threat of being sold.
AN AMATEUR hairdresser won a national award less than year after first picking up her scissors.
Northwood student Deborah Keogh, 36, decided on a career change last summer but never imagined that in just nine months she'd win a gold medal in a UK-wide hairdressing competition.
A GRANDMOTHER will posthumously achieve her skydiving dream when her two grandchildren jump from a plane - while carrying her ashes.
Northwood Hills resident Kate Jiggens, better known as Bess, decided she wanted to take the plunge after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer.