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PLANS to demolish part of a listed building and open a nursery on a Green Belt site have been refused.
MORE than 2,000 people gathered in Northwood Hills on Saturday (27) to witness the town's first Christmas tree lights officially switched on.
Located outside the Namaste Lounge in Joel Street, the 16ft tree, together with stars, scrolls and helixes lining the road, were turned on by the Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor David Yarrow, as part of the second annual Northwood Hills Christmas fun day.
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.
AN ALTERNATIVE therapy centre based at Northwood Hills Library has been made homeless after plans were announced to modernise the building.
For more than 25 years, The Rainbow Healing Centre (RHC) has been working out of an annexe at the Potter Street library (pictured).
But the room has now been earmarked to provide additional social space for visitors, once refurbishment, undertaken as part of a borough-wide project by Hillingdon Council, is complete in March next year.
RESIDENTS in Northwood Hills are looking forward to a brighter festive season this year, as the town unveils its first ever Christmas tree next Friday (26).
Located outside The Namaste Lounge, in Joel Street, the 12ft tree will be erected ahead of a grand lights switch-on on Saturday (27) by the Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor David Yarrow, as part of the Northwood Hills Christmas fun day.
Andrew Riley, chairman of the Northwood Hills Residents Association (NHRA), which worked with the town's Chamber of Commerce on the project, said the new tree symbolised the strong links within the community.