IN RESPONSE to feedback from our readers, the Uxbridge Gazette is boosting its continued coverage of Hillingdon borough.
After listening to your views, a new Ruislip, Eastcote and Northwood edition of the Gazette, encompassing Northwood Hills, will be available from next Wednesday (6).
The final Northwood & Rickmansworth and Ruislip & Eastcote editions of the Gazette will be published tomorrow (29).
The Gazette will continue to cover Northwood in its entirety.
However, we will no longer feature news about Rickmansworth and the surrounding areas, including Three Rivers District Council.
GOLFERS defied wet and windy weather to raise £18,000 for a Northwood hospice.
Some 25 teams of golfing enthusiasts - 100 people in total - took part in the 10th annual Michael Sobell House (MSH) Golf Day on Thursday (24).
The event, one of the highlights of the local golfing calendar, was held at Sandy Lodge Golf Club in Sandy Lane, Northwood.
RESIDENTS in Northwood have been dealt a bitter blow after controversial plans to build flats on the former Reindeer pub were approved.
The Gazette told last week how Excelsior Homes applied to build a multi-storey block of 12 flats on the site, in Maxwell Road.
The scheme was agreed by Hillingdon Council's North Planning Committee on Thursday (23), despite opposition. It is subject to a number of conditions, including an agreement that off site road works will be completed.
THE pioneer of a cancer centre in Northwood has retired after 65 years of devoted service to patients.
Dr Paul Strickland OBE (pictured left) is stepping down as honorary medical director and board trustee after setting up his major scanning centre for people with cancer and other serious diseases.
The Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, based at Mount Vernon Hospital in Rickmansworth Road, last year celebrated its 25th anniversary and 200,000th scan, using technology paid for through generous voluntary donations.
CHILDREN came face to face with an array of exotic creatures at a school in Northwood.
Animals including a raccoon, chameleon, wallaby, meerkat and snake, joined by baby barn owls and armadillos, were the centre of attention among pupils at St Martin's School.
A MAN from Northwood has been fined £400 for kerb-crawling.
Mahmoud Attiya, 29, of Harrison Close, is one of 27 men to be sentenced as part of a street prostitution crackdown by police.
CHARGES have been dropped against a man accused of allowing his dog to become dangerously out of control and cause injury.
RESIDENTS have expressed their fury after plans to build flats on the former Reindeer pub in Northwood have once again 'reared their ugly head'.
After the pub, in Maxwell Road, was demolished to 2008, developer Excelsior Homes applied to build a five-storey block of 14 flats on the site - a scheme described as 'a monstrosity' by those opposed to it.
A MAN from Northwood is one of 32 men to be charged by police as part of a crackdown on street prostitution.
A NORTHWOOD school is holding a sponsored swim in memory of a popular pupil who died suddenly in a running competition.
The Gazette told how 14-year-old Shannon Powell (pictured), a student at Northwood College, collapsed at the Middlesex Cross Country Championships in Barnet, north London, on January 8 this year.