Results tagged “Eastcote” from Communities - Northwood & Northwood Hills
PLANS for two new phone masts in Ruislip and Northwood have been thrown out by councillors.
Vodafone and O2 had hoped to install one 14.8m high mast on the roundabout at the junction of Kings College Road and Park Avenue.
Radio equipment was also needed and the installation was supposed to nestle between trees.
But councillors on the north area planning committee followed recommendations by officers who said the mast should be refused because it would be unsightly.
And the two phone companies were disappointed again when an application for a mast outside car dealership Autocentre, in Pinner Road, was also turned down for a similar reason.
A POLICE operation targeting dodgy vehicles on one of the main roads into Hillingdon from Hertfordshire has been hailed a success.
Operation Santa, aimed at catching motorists without insurance or with car defects, was led by the Northwood Hills Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT), together with their counterparts from Northwood, Eastcote, Harefield and Harrow.
The sting took place in Watford Road, at the junction with Elgood Avenue, Northwood Hills, between 10.30am and 3.30pm on Wednesday (15).
Five vehicles were stopped for having no insurance, of which four were seized and taken to a local pound.
RESIDENTS of Cuckoo Hill have succeeded in persuading Hillingdon Council to install new road safety measures, following the death of teenager James Whybrow (pictured) this year.
Road planning bosses said they agreed with a residents' petition calling to make it safer and promised to paint fresh road markings and erect new flashing speed signs, at a hearing on Thursday (17).
There will also be a longer-term survey of vehicle speeds and research into a pedestrian crossing, with permanent road safety measures hopefully being installed by the end of next year.
THE fate of a historic house in Northwood hangs in the balance after developers launched an appeal ahead of a decision on plans to demolish the property.
Members of Hillingdon Council's north planning committee met last night (16) to consider proposals to crush Oakhurst, a locally listed, Tudor-style home in Northgate, and replace it with a five-bedroom, two-storey detached home.
A CASINO and charity auction evening will take place at Riverside Health and Racquets Club in Ducks Hill Road in aid of the British Heart Foundation.
The event, which takes place on September 25, has been organised by four intrepid explorers, including Brooke Pursey of Eastcote and Terry Russell, of Ruislip, who are climbing Mount Kilimanjaro - the world's highest free-standing mountain - in November to raise money for the charity.