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THE expansion of Harlyn Primary School will definitely go ahead after plans were approved on Thursday last week.
TRAFFIC calming measures taking place in Cuckoo Hill will be completed on Friday, three weeks ahead of plans.
Road works to Cuckoo Hill in Eastcote began on February 4, causing major congestion along the diversion route from Joel Street in Eastcote to Pinner Road in Northwood Hills and continuing into Rickmansworth Road.
The council expected the diversion to be in place for eight weeks while a new road crossing and raised tables were installed.
Instead, with the exception of a few road signs signalling the new 20mph speed limit along Cuckoo Hill, the road will be open to general traffic on Friday, March 8.
PEOPLE were left waiting in vain for police officers to turn up for a planned drop-in session.
The Northwood Hills Safer Neighbourhoods Team (SNT) had organised a public drop-in surgery, at Northwood Hills Library, for Thursday last week.
David Bishop, of Lichfield Road, Northwood Hills, attended and found a member of the library staff unaware of the planned meeting and no sign of the SNT.
MINI Monets and petit caporals descended on St Martin's School on Thursday last week.
Red white and blue was the order of the day with all years dressing up.
JON Snow visited a school in Northwood after his contact details fell into the hands of one canny schoolgirl.
MICHAEL Sobell Hospice (MSH) has acquired a much-needed van thanks to generous donations collected at nearby Waitrose stores.
PLANS to open a late-night pharmacy at the Northwood Health Centre were withdrawn last week amid strong opposition from local groups.
Northwood and Northwood Hills Residents' Associations lead a campaign to get the plan scrapped, worried it could destabilise existing businesses and fearful a proposed heroin addicts' needle exchange would attract anti-social behaviour.
Dr Christopher Stern of the Carepoint Practice, stressed that people's fears that a needle exchange would bring trouble were unfounded.
Northwood: Parents with nursery-age children are invited to Hungry Caterpillar's open day on January 26.
The nursery within LA Fitness gym on Chestnut Avenue will run a walk-in session between 9am and noon, when parents can speak to staff and view the activities on offer.
Face painting and balloon modelling with be available for prospective nursery children.
SHOPKEEPERS are urging Sainsbury's to keep them in the loop over plans the supermarket giant may have for land next to Northwood station.
Shopkeepers and tenants in Green Lane and Station Approach had been in the dark about their future until the Gazette revealed last week that Transport for London (TfL) might be about to sell the land to developers.
PUPILS from Northwood College celebrated the one-year anniversary of their 'walking bus' on Friday last week.
Freezing temperatures did not put off the youngsters, aged five to 11, as they walked from Green Lane to the school in Maxwell Road.