TIME is running out to take part in the Prudential RideLondon Surrey 100 Bike Ride on Sunday 4th August 2013 on behalf of Northwood's Michael Sobell Hospice.
The hospice, which is based at Mount Vernon Hospital in Rickmansworth Road, has just two places remaining for the 100 mile event.
Staring at the new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the track continues through the closed roads of London and onto the stunning countryside of Surrey.
MICHAEL Sobell Hospice (MSH) has acquired a much-needed van thanks to generous donations collected at nearby Waitrose stores.
MOUNT Vernon Cancer Centre needs more volunteers.
ROCKERS will unite in memory of a much-loved friend at a fundraising gig.
The Paul Fox Social Club has arranged for a string of bands to take to the stage on Saturday (27).
The Damned, Damned, Damned; The Moon Stompers; The Dirty Strangers and The DubCats will perform to a crowd on the night, at Ruislip Social Club, Grosvenor Vale, Ruislip.
NICK Hurd marked Hospice Care week by serving tea and cake to patients at Michael Sobell House.
The MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner chatted with volunteers, staff and the people they look after during the event on Friday (12).
As part of the week - which celebrates the range of ways hospices serve communities - patients and supporters were asked to write down their thoughts about services offered by the unit, in Rickmansworth Road, Northwood.
MORE than 1,000 people ran their way into a charity's history books during the Moor Park 10k on Sunday.
The record turn-out included 962 runners in the main race, which started at Merchant Taylors School, Sandy Lodge, and 479 youngsters who took part in fun-runs on the school's playing fields.
Winners of the 10k were Matthew Woodman, from North London, for the men and Jess Gray, from Prestwood, for the women.
St Helen's School, Eastbury Road, Northwood won the under 10s and under 12s girls' team trophies.
AN AUTHOR from Northwood will donate half the royalties from her latest work to a disability charity.
Linda Flynn, head of English at St Martin's School, Moor Park Road, has penned My Dad's a Drag, a humorous novel for teenagers.
It centres on a girl whose father is a drag queen and is interwoven with tales of jealousy, bullying and friendship with a boy in a wheelchair.
FUNDRAISERS from Ruislip made a superhuman effort to raise cash for a Northwood charity.
Members of the Social Buddies group set out on a 9km sponsored walk around Tring Reservoir dressed as superheroes and film characters.
It is one of a series of events that has raised nearly £1,300 for RAFT, the Restoration of Appearance and Function Trust, which operates out of the Mount Vernon Hospital site, Rickmansworth Road.
The charity is one of the leading wound healing charities and carries out pioneering research into practical and affordable ways to save and repair skin.
A FUNDRAISING group has bucked the trend for penny pinching by spending its biggest ever amount on a Northwood hospital.
Mount Vernon Comforts Fund spent a whopping £128,957 in the last year on the hospital in Rickmansworth Road.
The money was raised through the group's charity, book and on-site shops, a snack bar in the radiotherapy department, as well as a trolley which visits the wards selling items such as newspapers and snacks.
SCOUTS will sell plants to raise money for two good causes.
A huge range of annuals, perennials and vegetables will be on offer at 1st Northwood Scouts HQ in Northwood Way on Saturday and Sunday.
Proceeds will be shared between the Explorer Scouts and Northwood Live at Home Scheme.