NORTHWOOD police station is earmarked for closure under plans released today (Wednesday).
The police station in Murray Road is one of 65 desks set to close as part of the Mayor of London's plan to reduce the Met's budget by £500million over the next three years.
HILLINGDON Police has seen the positive effects of continuing an initiative in which people were encouraged to tell officers about suspected criminal activity in their neighbourhood.
A MAN who robbed a Northwood woman at knifepoint, leaving her fearing for her life, has been jailed for three years.
Samir Azzam, 22, of no fixed address, followed the woman, in her late 30s, from Queensway to outside her home in Northwood, along with another man, shortly before midnight on January 18.
After threatening her they stole a laptop, mobile phone, watch, cash and credit cards.
They then made their getaway in a white BMW.
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.
A driver who was four times over the drink driving limit has been disqualified for three years.
Martin Dunmore, 46, of Iveagh Close, Northwood, was arrested on March 2 in Pavillion Way after failing to stop at the scene of a road accident in the car park outside Wickes in South Ruislip.
A NORTHWOOD fraudster jailed for a massive VAT con has had his record £92.3million confiscation order slashed - in the hope it might actually get paid.
Shakeel Ahmad, 39, of Astons Road, together with accomplice Syed Ahmed, 39, from Iver Heath, were key players in the huge 'missing trader' VAT fraud based around a company in Uxbridge.
POLICE are hunting for the person who threw a concrete block from a Northwood road bridge on to a Tube train passing underneath.
The block, about the size of a brick, dented the roof of a Metropolitan line carriage and forced London Underground to suspended services while the debris was cleared.
A DETECTIVE constable has warned elderly residents against an inheritance scam that has been posted to hundreds of homes in the north of the borough.
DC Andy Miles said he was investigating the origin of the letters, which are directly addressed to residents and ask them to send bank details to China.
BICYCLE shops in Northwood and Ruislip are offering customers the chance to have their new purchase security marked for free.
Officers from the police Cycle Task Force and Safer Transport Command, which is funded by Transport for London, have teamed up with two bike shops in Northwood and Ruislip to offer the service.
POLICE swooped on unsafe motorcyclists and drivers during a day of action in Northwood Hills.
The crackdown, in Joel Street, followed numerous complaints from residents about groups of motorcycle and scooter riders riding dangerously.
Northwood Hills Safer Neighbourhood Team was joined by officers from Harefield to carry out the operation, to check both cars and motorcycles. Two specialist motorcycle officers from the Metropolitan Police traffic unit joined them.