A 'BOY racer' who killed a former Northwood School pupil in a car crash has been jailed for five years.
Jack King (pictured), 17, who took his GCSEs at the school in Potter Street, Northwood Hills, suffered massive head injuries and died instantly after the accident in Elm Avenue, Eastcote, on May 7 last year.
Mr King, of Cranbourne Drive, Pinner, was the front-seat passenger in a Ford Fiesta driven by friend Alex Jaggs, 19, of Eastcote Road, Ruislip, who lost control and smashed into a tree.
THE fundraising efforts of two cyclists who drowned on a round-the-world tour will be continued by their friends and family.
Karen Puddifoot, 27, of Grove Farm Park, Northwood, and friend Tim Roney, 21, of Sarratt, were killed after the boat they were travelling on capsized in Halong Bay, off the coast of Vietnam, in September 2009.
Karen's brother, Chris, 22, tragically died in a car crash just two months later, as reported in the Gazette.
A CHARITY race has raised a record-breaking amount of money for a Northwood cancer centre.
The ninth annual Moor Park 10k generated an impressive Â£46,000 for the Lynda Jackson Macmillan Centre (LJMC), based at Mount Vernon Hospital, which offers valuable support and information for people affected by cancer.
THE future of young people in the village, proposed locations for a new secondary school and rapidly rising house prices were among the topics of discussion at a Question Time event in Croxley Green.
Almost 150 people gathered at Harvey Road School on Friday (4) evening to watch local politicians receive a grilling on a variety of issues.
A MAN arrested after a crash which killed 'a beautiful couple' from Moor Park has had his bail extended.
Alan and Rochelle Bernard (pictured), of South Approach, died after being hit by a silver Mercedes as they walked back to their apartment while on holiday in the exclusive Sandbanks peninsula in Poole, Dorset.
The couple, aged 53 and 51 respectively, were pronounced dead at the scene, in Banks Road, on September 11 - as reported in the Gazette.
A WOMAN has been accused of causing the death of a Northwood Hills police officer's wife, through dangerous driving.
Sergeant Dave Wright, who works for the Northwood Hills Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT), based in Joel Street, told the Gazette of his heartbreak after Diane, 49, was killed in a car crash near Baydon in Wiltshire, on her way home from work on September 23 last year.
Paula Barnes, of Aldbourne Road, Baydon, appeared at North Wiltshire Magistrates Court on January 28, having been charged with death by dangerous driving.
PASSENGER safety fears were dismissed before a boat capsized, claiming the life of a 27-year-old woman from Northwood, an inquest has heard.
Karen Puddifoot, of Grove Farm Park, and friend, Tim Roney, 21, drowned when the Halong Party Cruiser sank off the Vietnamese coast, on September 24, 2009.
The pair had been on a round-the-world charity cycling tour to raise cash for the British Lung Foundation.
They were joined for part of their journey by Karen's brother, Chris, 22, who tragically died in a car crash just two months after his sister, as reported in the Gazette.
MORE than 200 people gathered at Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue on Saturday (29) for a service to reach out to the wider community.
The synagogue, in Oaklands Gate, Northwood, has hosted its annual civic service for more than 20 years, to welcome people of all faiths and share the work that is done by Jewish communities both locally and further afield.
A PARTIALLY-sighted pensioner from Rickmansworth has died, just one week after a couple were caged for conning him out of thousands of pounds.
David Spiring, 72, of Fearney Mead, is believed to have been found at his home last Wednesday (26).
Hertfordshire Coroners Service confirmed he died of natural causes. No inquest will take place.
Last week, the Gazette reported how Terri Salisbury, 31, of Curtis Close, Rickmansworth, and her boyfriend, Christopher Haynes, 24, of Watford, were each jailed for six months after swindling Mr Spiring out of Â£3,300 in total.
TIPPING the scales at more than 27 stones, Northwood Football Club chairman, Ian Barry, feared he wouldn't be alive to see his son, Jamie, grow up.
And when pupils at 16-year-old Jamie's school made cruel taunts about his father's size, he knew he had to take action.
After more than a decade battling with his weight, Mr Barry (pictured above with footballer John Terry), 41, has now lost eight stones thanks to a healthy eating and fitness regime.