A TEENAGE boy has been rushed to hospital after a car crash in Mill End today.
The 16-year-old was riding a black Tamoretti motorcycle involved in a collision with a white Ford Kuga car at about 4pm in Pheasants Way.
A spokesperson for the East of England Ambulance service confirmed the boy was taken to Watford General Hospital with chest and leg injuries.
A PREGNANT mother-of-one from Rickmansworth has been jailed for swindling a partially-sighted pensioner out of thousands of pounds.
Terri Salisbury (pictured), 31, of Curtis Close, together with her boyfriend, Christopher Haynes, 24, bought luxuries including jewellery, perfume and clothing, after cynically befriending 72-year-old David Spiring.
The pair duped Mr Spiring, of Fearney Mead, Rickmansworth, into handing over his PIN number and cash card after meeting him in an alleyway near his home in April last year.
TWO women have taken their love of birds further than most, after feeding and taking care of flocks of feathered friends at Rickmansworth Aquadrome.
Every single day for the past year, whatever the weather, Sue Beasley (pictured right) and Val Duggan have taken responsibility for hundreds of birds - including swans, geese and moor hens - living at the nature reserve, in Frogmoor Lane.
The pair, who admit they are both 'potty' about animals, began their caring crusade after the Aquadrome's two lakes froze over in January last year.
PROFOUND stories of bravery, determination and survival against the odds are being shared this week, as part of the 10th annual events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) in Northwood.
Two thousand school children from Hillingdon, Harrow and Hertfordshire will hear 16 Holocaust survivors recount their harrowing experiences during sessions over four days at Northwood United Synagogue, in Murray Road, and Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue, in Oaklands Gate.
The events, the biggest of their kind in the UK, end on Thursday (27) when HMD - the 76th anniversary of the liberation of concentration camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau - will be observed across the country.
GAZETTE readers are being asked for their help to identify five of the men in this photograph, showing the founding fathers of Northwood Bowling Club.
As part of its 75th anniversary celebrations last year, the club, in Chestnut Avenue, is compiling a historical record for future generations of its bowlers.
NORTHWOOD resident Michelle Whynn was on the brink of despair when her 12-year relationship with her bread-winner partner fell apart in 2007.
Penniless and without a roof over her head, the 42-year-old had no idea how she would support her son, Marcus, now 16, who has learning difficulties including autism and Tourette's syndrome.
But today, three-and-a-half years on, Ms Whynn has turned her life around after starting up her own business with a national cosmetics company.
A DOG is a man's best friend, as the saying goes, but one pet owner from Rickmansworth was surprised to discover her hounds have struck up a more unusual bond - with a duck.
It's clearly a case of puppy love for Jessie the doberman and Shadow the German shepherd, who have formed a close friendship with Puddles the duck.
Believe it or not, the trio all live happily with their owner, Jacqueline Meadows, of Valley Road.
A SONG has been written in memory of a 14-year-old Northwood College pupil who died suddenly while taking part in a running competition.
Shannon Powell, of Northolt Village, collapsed at the Middlesex Cross Country Championships at Trent Park, in Barnet, north London, on January 8, as reported in the Gazette.
The year 10 pupil, who has been described as 'an outstanding all-round athlete and exceptionally talented swimmer', was representing the Ealing, Southall and Middlesex Athletics Club.
INSPIRATIONAL Kelsey Trevett won the hearts of the nation after being honoured with a Pride of Britain award - and now a kind-hearted television viewer who saw the ceremony has offered to make one of the nine-year-old's dreams come true.
A pupil at Frithwood School, in Carew Road, Northwood, Kelsey lost his sight to cancer at just five years old - but despite this early set back, he has been praised for refusing to let blindness ruin his life.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a 'brilliant wife, mother and grandmother' who was killed in a car crash in Maple Cross.
Terry O'Neil, 60, of Ruislip, died when the black Rover 75 she was travelling in collided with a red Alfa Romeo in Denham Way, near to Troy Sailing Club on Sunday, January 9.
Mrs O'Neil, a long-time member of Haste Hill Golf Club in Northwood, is survived by her husband of 38 years, Michael, son, Mark, daughter, Sharon, daughter-in-law, Pascale, and son-in-law, George.