A 21-YEAR-OLD from Northwood Hills has been jailed for going equipped for theft with a pair of bolt cutters.
Jason Lee Winskill, of Alandale Drive, was found with the bolt cutters in Mint Close, Uxbridge, on September 28 this year.
He was handed a six-week prison sentence, based on his criminal record, at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court on Thursday (October 21).
HILLINGDON Council has pledged to investigate the introduction of a 20mph speed limit and a new parking scheme in a Northwood Hills street after more than half of the residents signed a petition.
Hilliard Road has become beset with traffic problems as there are few garages and driveways.
Residents presented a petition on Wednesday (13) asking the council to look into a new speed limit and residents' parking zone, with 74 people - 52 per cent - signing it.
A PENSIONER has told of her anger after being slapped with an Asbo banning her from feeding birds and squirrels in her own back garden.
Jennifer Warren, 60, of Stanley Road, Northwood Hills, attracted up to 300 birds, mainly pigeons, to her home each day by putting out sackfuls of bird seed, prompting frustrated neighbours to complain to the council.
UP TO 20 cars in Northwood Hills were damaged by vandals last night (7).
Cars parked in and around Briarwood Drive, Sailsbury Road, Ferndown and Fore Street were targeted between 9.30pm and 11pm.
Police Sergeant Ian Stacey said: "The number of cars being damaged in a single evening is very rare for Northwood Hills and Hillingdon in general."
Anyone who saw anything or has information is urged to call Northwood Hills Safer Team on 020 8721 2546, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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A THIEF who took ÃÂ£380 worth of goods from a man in Northwood Hills has been given a 12-month conditional discharge.
Christopher James Robert Bergin, 21, of Essex, stole a sat-nav, cup holder and ÃÂ£10 in coins from the victim in Joel Street, Northwood Hills, on April 9 this year.
He was also ordered to pay the victim ÃÂ£200 compensation when he was sentenced at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court on October 4.
A NORTHWOOD Hills police officer has told of his grief after his 'one in a million' wife died unexpectedly in a car crash.
Sergeant David Wright, who works for Northwood Hills Safer Neighbourhood Team, based in Joel Street, says he has been left broken-hearted after Diane, 49, was killed in a collision near Baydon in Wiltshire, on her way home from work.
Police are currently investigating the accident, which took place on Thursday, September 23.
A 52-YEAR-OLD has raised ÃÂ£1,700 for a dementia centre in Northwood Hills by taking on the Great North Run.
Paul Gardner (pictured), an employee at the Templeton Centre, the Harrow and Hillingdon branch of the Alzheimer's Society in Joel Street, completed the 13.1 mile half marathon in just two hours and 15 minutes.
THE owner of a bar in Northwood Hills has accused Hillingdon Council of acting like 'a nanny state' after being given a hefty fine for noise pollution.
Woody's Corner Bar, in Joel Street, was ordered to pay more than ÃÂ£3,000 after licensee, Alan Coleshill, was convicted of causing a noise nuisance, following an investigation by the council.
The bar was initially reported to the council's out of hours noise team officers in August last year, when neighbours complained about loud music.
A SPECTACULAR evening of magic will take place at St Edmund the King Church Hall in aid of Michael Sobell House.
The event, in Pinner Road, Northwood Hills next Saturday (October 2), is hosted by the world famous Inner Magic Circle, together with the Zodiac Magical Society, in memory of late and much-loved Zodiac member, Richard Perrin.
A hot and cold buffet will be served plus tea and coffee - bring your own alcohol. Tickets cost ÃÂ£10 (ÃÂ£6 under 14s). Call Charlie or Sandra on 020 8866 9313 or 07749 830375 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
THE Body Studio in Northwood Hills is hosting a special opening evening next Thursday (30).
Everyone is welcome to visit the fitness centre, based in Argyle House, Joel Street, between 6.30pm and 9.30pm to explore the facilities and meet the professional team of experts.