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A DECISION on plans to extend a nursing home in Northwood has been delayed for a site visit.
Proposals were submitted to enlarge Eastbury Road Nursing Home, in Eastbury Road, a locally-listed building situated within the Northwood Conservation Area.
The scheme would see a part two-storey, part first floor side extension to the existing Arts and Crafts style property, built in 1910, which forms a group with three adjoining houses.
A MAN accused of sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl is to face trial at crown court.
Peter Thomas Cater, 56, of Iveagh Close, Northwood, is charged with intentionally touching a girl on January 1, 2005.
A MAN who stole a laptop case containing books and dice is due to be sentenced.
Balraj Singh Verdi, 28, admitted taking the case in Potter Street, Northwood Hills, on June 6 this year.
18 LICHFIELD ROAD - Single storey rear extensions involving alterations to side and rear.
ARGYLE HOUSE, JOEL STREET - Change of use of part of 1st, 2nd & 3rd floors from class B1 (Offices) to class D1 (Non Residential Institutions).
SIXTH-formers at Haydon School are preparing to boycott next term after their headteacher imposed a 'business dress code' on them without warning.
The A-level students were told that from September they would have to wear smart shoes, trousers, shirts and blazers - and the new clothes would only cost £30 from Tesco.
A FUNDRAISER who has grown his hair to almost a foot long is preparing to go under the barber's scissors for charity.
Josh Martin, 24, of Northwood, will part with his 10 inch locks in aid of Grief Encounter - a charity which supports bereaved young people and families.
He was inspired to shed the barnet by members of reform Jewish youth movement RSY-Netzer, where he works.
GIRLS at Northwood College raised almost £2,000 for charity by taking part in a sponsored swimathon in memory of a former student.
As reported in the Gazette, Shannon Powell, a pupil at the school, in Maxwell Road, collapsed at the Middlesex Cross Country Championships in Barnet, north London, on January 8 this year.
A FIRE broke out at a cafe in Northwood last night (Tuesday).
Three fire engines were called to Station Approach just after 6.30pm. The blaze was put out in less than half an hour.
The cafe, next to the Wild Lemon restaurant, is currently being refurbished so no one was in the building at the time.
It is unclear how the fire started, but an investigation is underway.
No one was hurt in the incident.
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A SCHOOL in Northwood is celebrating after its main kindergarten building was given a makeover.
St Martin's School, in Moor Park Road, welcomed the Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor Mary O'Connor MBE, for the official re-opening of the building, on Friday (1).
The building was named in honour of former school chairman of governors, John Stanley, who unveiled a special plaque at the event.
STUDENTS at Northwood College used drama to delve into serious issues including adoption, family dynamics and the environment.
About 40 girls aged 11 to 14 took part in Secrets, the first of two plays staged annually at the school, in Maxwell Road.