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A BROTHER and sister from Northwood who tragically died just months apart will be honoured in a new courtyard garden at their former primary school.
The Gazette reported last September how Karen Puddifoot, 27, drowned during a round-the-world cycling tour in aid of the British Lung Foundation, when the boat she and friend, Tim Roney, 21, were travelling on capsized off the coast of Vietnam.
Karen's brother, Chris, 22, who joined them for part of their journey, was killed in a car crash just two months later.
The pair, who both lived in Grove Farm Park, will be remembered with a special hand-carved wooden chair, taking pride of place in the new garden at Eastbury Farm Primary School, in Bishops Avenue.
A SCHOOL in Northwood has been judged as 'outstanding' by Ofsted inspectors.
Eastbury Farm Primary School, in Bishops Avenue, was one of 14 schools across Hertfordshire to be recognised for providing an excellent service in the past year.
Headmistress Patricia Young said: "We are absolutely delighted. It has been a real team effort but it is also the result of our genuine love for the children.
PLANS to enlarge a Northwood nursing home have been unanimously rejected, to the delight of residents opposed to the scheme.
Proposals were submitted to extend Eastbury Nursing Home, in Eastbury Road, a locally-listed property situated within the Northwood Conservation Area.
The scheme would have seen an extra three bedrooms added to the existing 15-bedroom home, an Arts and Crafts style property built in 1910, together with three adjoining houses.
But 60 residents signed a petition against the plans, arguing it would infringe on the privacy of surrounding homes in Carew Road as well as being 'unduly intrusive'.
TRIBUTES have been paid to 'a lovely couple' from Moor Park who were tragically killed while on holiday in Dorset.
Alan Bernard, 53, and his 51-year-old wife, Rochelle, of South Approach, died after being hit by a car as they walked back to their apartment in Banks Road, on the upmarket Sandbanks peninsula in Poole, on Saturday (11).
The couple, who were parents to James, Robert and Natasha, aged between 17 and 27, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Friends and family will pay their final respects at a private funeral service today (15).
ELDERLY visitors to a day centre in Northwood enjoyed an afternoon of classical music last Thursday (26).
About 30 guests attended a concert entitled Music for a Summer Afternoon, presented by harp and flute duo, Amadio, at Eastbury Road Day Centre in Eastbury Road.
The event was organised for people who visit the centre regularly and are unable to attend events elsewhere in the community.
Staff also unveiled a new garden gazebo at the centre, renovated by volunteers from Hillingdon Council.