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CHARGES have been dropped against a man accused of allowing his dog to become dangerously out of control and cause injury.
RESIDENTS have expressed their fury after plans to build flats on the former Reindeer pub in Northwood have once again 'reared their ugly head'.
After the pub, in Maxwell Road, was demolished to 2008, developer Excelsior Homes applied to build a five-storey block of 14 flats on the site - a scheme described as 'a monstrosity' by those opposed to it.
A RICKMANSWORTH resident has told of her surprise after witnessing a policeman shooting an injured deer outside her home.
Jane Harrison, of Loudwater Lane, told the Gazette an armed officer knocked on her door at about 9am on Friday (17) to inform her he was about to put the animal, a Munt Jac deer, 'out of its misery'.
A MAN from Northwood is one of 32 men to be charged by police as part of a crackdown on street prostitution.
A NORTHWOOD school is holding a sponsored swim in memory of a popular pupil who died suddenly in a running competition.
The Gazette told how 14-year-old Shannon Powell (pictured), a student at Northwood College, collapsed at the Middlesex Cross Country Championships in Barnet, north London, on January 8 this year.
POLICE have warned residents to be on their guard after bogus bank letters have been posted through letterboxes in Northwood.
In the past two months, more than a dozen homes have so far reported receiving the scam mail, which has apparently been sent from banks in China or Hong Kong.
RESIDENTS were given a rare opportunity to tour Northwood Police Station as part of its 100th birthday celebrations.
About 80 visitors enjoyed a taste of life in the force during a special open day at the station, in Murray Road, on Saturday (18).
BIRDS of prey, dance demonstrations and music performances were among the star attractions at the annual Revels on the Green festival.
About 10,000 people descended on Croxley Green to attend the hotly-anticipated event, held on Saturday (18).
MICHAEL Sobell House hospice will host its 10th anniversary Golf Day in Northwood on Thursday (23).
The popular fundraising event, one of the highlights of the local golfing calendar, will be held Sandy Lodge Golf Club, in Sandy Lodge Lane.
YOUNGSTERS discovered how maths can be fun with a series of themed activities at Hillside Infants School in Northwood.
More than 200 pupils took part in Maths Week, a popular annual event at the school, in Northwood Way.