JON Snow visited a school in Northwood after his contact details fell into the hands of one canny schoolgirl.
NORTHWOOD: Eight doctors from BMI Bishops Wood Hospital are mentioned in Tatler magazine's guide to Britain's best doctors.
The guide recognises the top 250 medics as chosen by a panel of respected GPs who were asked who they would choose to treat their own families.
Executive director of the private hospital in Rickmansworth Road, Fraser Dawson said: "Having so many consultants in the guide is a great honour."
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.
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 FUNDRAISING group has bucked the trend for penny pinching by spending its biggest ever amount on a Northwood hospital.
Mount Vernon Comforts Fund spent a whopping £128,957 in the last year on the hospital in Rickmansworth Road.
The money was raised through the group's charity, book and on-site shops, a snack bar in the radiotherapy department, as well as a trolley which visits the wards selling items such as newspapers and snacks.
INSTALLING a large mirror was one of the suggestions put forward by neighbours who want action taken at an 'unsafe' junction.
More than 50 people living in Woodridge Way, Northwood, signed a petition which was submitted to Hillingdon Council.
It complained that visibilty at the junction with Sandy Lodge Way was very limited and many drivers had experienced near-misses.
A GLUT of bids by developers to build on garden land in Northwood and Ruislip has angered homeowners who fear the character of their neighbourhoods could be changed forever.
Several applications have been submitted so far this year, either to build new homes directly on to garden land, or to demolish old properties and replace them with bigger ones.
SKIN abnormalities will be examined for free by a specialist at BMI Bishops Wood Hospital in Rickmansworth Road.
Neil Toft, a consultant plastic surgeon, is offering the free 15-minute consultation in a bid to raise awareness around the issues of skin cancer prevention during the summer months.
He warned: "It is vitally important people seek medical advice for any concerns they might have about possible sun damage or skin abnormalities."
To book a consultation call the hospital on 0808 101 0344.
A SEWING shop in Northwood will celebrate its 25th anniversary next week.
Just Sew, in High Street, is owned by husband and wife team Stephen and Margaret Lee, who acquired it in 1995.
A NORTHWOOD shopkeeper has died after being knocked from his bike whilst delivering newspapers.
Zakiyuddin Mamujee, who owned Pat-A-Cake in High Street, Northwood, was involved in a collision with a car in Pinner Road at around 8.15am on Sunday.