Recently by Jenny Gray
A COMMUNITY arts group is offering free membership to boost its numbers.
Northwood Community Arts, which meets at St John's Church, Hallowell Road, Northwood, runs a series of activities and workshops for artists young and old.
It was set up in 2005 and since then has organised a host of children's theatre workshops, a programme of circus skills for children, a scheme for older people including dance and textiles classes, and a visual art project that involved creating a community mural.
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.
NHS BOSSES may not hold a full consultation over plans to relocate a hospital ward.
The Northwood and Pinner Community Unit, which provides intermediate care for patients requiring rehabilitation and respite beds for patients whose carers are away, could be moved from Mount Vernon Hospital in Northwood to the Woodlands Centre, opposite Hillingdon Hospital in Uxbridge, by Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL).
The switch, which could happen as early as April next year, is not a removal of services and therefore a full-blown consultation involving roadshows and formal documents is not needed, Hillingdon Council's external services scrutiny committee was told at a meeting.
The death of a man whose body was found at Haste Hill Golf Course on Saturday is not being treated as suspicious, police have said.
The body of the man, aged in his 50s, was found on the course at about 7.10am.
Police said next of kin have been informed and no arrests have been made.
YOUNGSTERS from a Northwood School went to the publishing party of a book for which they had written.
Five pupils from St Martin's School in Moor Park Road won a competition to have their work published in an anthology called Wild 'n' Free, set up by a publishers to encourage youngsters to write.
Two of them - Thomas Bailey and Neelai Patel - were lucky enough to go to the book launch.
TWO neighbours have spoken of the moment they rescued a horse from a barn blaze in Northwood Hills.
Paul Manning and Dean Huggett hauled the animal out of a stable next door to the barn at Joel Street Stables, Joel Street, on Tuesday night last week.
The huge fire, which reignited two days later, is being investigated by police.
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.
THE owner of a Northwood Hills stables says he felt numb when he heard his storage barn had been completely destroyed by fire.
The blaze started at the barn in Joel Street stables, next to Joel Street Farm, on Tuesday night last week.
Several horses had to be rescued from the burning building and firefighters had to smash down a wall to rescue another.
There was about 100 tonnes of straw and hay inside, and crews spent an entire day removing the bales and hosing the area down to make sure the fire did not restart.