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.
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.
PLANS to demolish part of a listed building and open a nursery on a Green Belt site have been refused.
THERE is 'an excellent chance' a community hospital will be reopened as a health centre, according to campaigners fighting to save the site.
Northwood and Pinner Community Hospital, in Pinner Road, closed in 2008. Earlier this year the Gazette revealed that plans were being hatched to sell the empty building, which was built as a war memorial in the 1920s.
But following a meeting with a consultant brought in to look at the site, campaigners are beginning to believe it will be saved.
A SINGLE heavy goods operator may be responsible for the illegal night-time lorry movements disturbing residents in South Ruislip, Eastcote and Northwood Hills.
Hillingdon Council is set to investigate whether the same vehicle is using a shortcut between the A40 and Watford down Field End Road and Joel Street between 5 and 6am.
A GRANDMOTHER will posthumously achieve her skydiving dream when her two grandchildren jump from a plane - while carrying her ashes.
Northwood Hills resident Kate Jiggens, better known as Bess, decided she wanted to take the plunge after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
WORK is under way to install £60,000-worth of new equipment at Wiltshire Lane playground.
Hillingdon Council has forked out the cash for a range of modern play facilities that includes a zip wire, after Northwood Hills Residents Association made a bid to the local authority.
Work should be complete by the end of April and the playground is due to be officialy reopened on Saturday, April 28.
AN MP has warned the sale of a community hospital will 'unleash hell'.
Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner MP Nick Hurd spoke out as the backlash began against NHS Hillingdon's plans to sell Northwood and Pinner Community Hospital in Pinner Road.
The PCT has included disposal of the site in its budget report, giving a deadline of September.
A SCHEME to help elderly residents live at home has launched its second branch in Northwood Hills.
The popularity of Northwood Live At Home saw the new 'friendship group' established at the United Reformed Church in Joel Street.