May 2012 Archives
FREEMASONS have donated £3,000 to Michael Sobell House.
It is the third year in a row that the organisation's charitable arm has given to the hospice, in Rickmansworth Road.
INSTALLING a large mirror was one of the suggestions put forward by neighbours who want action taken at an 'unsafe' junction.
More than 50 people living in Woodridge Way, Northwood, signed a petition which was submitted to Hillingdon Council.
It complained that visibilty at the junction with Sandy Lodge Way was very limited and many drivers had experienced near-misses.
A TEAM of Northwood dentists are switching root canals for running shoes as they prepare to race in this year's Moor Park 10k.
The group of 10 from Mount Vernon Dental Specialists (MVDS) in Rickmansworth Road are among the first batch of people to sign up for the event, which will be held in September.
They are neighbours of the Linda Jackson Macmillan Centre (LJMC), which the run raises money for.
A GLUT of bids by developers to build on garden land in Northwood and Ruislip has angered homeowners who fear the character of their neighbourhoods could be changed forever.
Several applications have been submitted so far this year, either to build new homes directly on to garden land, or to demolish old properties and replace them with bigger ones.
TWO people from Northwood are among a group of six charged with human trafficking.
Shashi Kala Obhrai, 53, an optician, and Balram Kumar Obhrai, 58, described by police as a computer entrepreneur, are accused of trafficking within the UK for exploitation and threats to kill.
Shashi Obhrai also faces a further charge of ABH.
HILLINGDON Council removed a speed warning sign from a road prior to a cyclist being fatally hit by a car there.
A shopkeeper has lambasted the authority for not installing the signs permanently in Pinner Road, Northwood, before the incident which killed fellow business owner Zakiyuddin Mamujee (pictured) last month.
SKIN abnormalities will be examined for free by a specialist at BMI Bishops Wood Hospital in Rickmansworth Road.
Neil Toft, a consultant plastic surgeon, is offering the free 15-minute consultation in a bid to raise awareness around the issues of skin cancer prevention during the summer months.
He warned: "It is vitally important people seek medical advice for any concerns they might have about possible sun damage or skin abnormalities."
To book a consultation call the hospital on 0808 101 0344.
A SEWING shop in Northwood will celebrate its 25th anniversary next week.
Just Sew, in High Street, is owned by husband and wife team Stephen and Margaret Lee, who acquired it in 1995.
A NORTHWOOD shopkeeper has died after being knocked from his bike whilst delivering newspapers.
Zakiyuddin Mamujee, who owned Pat-A-Cake in High Street, Northwood, was involved in a collision with a car in Pinner Road at around 8.15am on Sunday.