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.
FRIENDS of a Northwood College pupil who died suddenly during a cross-country race last year are raising money in her memory.
Runners from Ealing, Southall and Middlesex Athletics Club hope to raise £5,000 after their team-mate Shannon Powell collapsed during a race in Barnet on January 8, 2011.
AN AMATEUR hairdresser won a national award less than year after first picking up her scissors.
Northwood student Deborah Keogh, 36, decided on a career change last summer but never imagined that in just nine months she'd win a gold medal in a UK-wide hairdressing competition.
A GRANDMOTHER will posthumously achieve her skydiving dream when her two grandchildren jump from a plane - while carrying her ashes.
Northwood Hills resident Kate Jiggens, better known as Bess, decided she wanted to take the plunge after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
A NORTHWOOD girl is in the running to be named Miss Teen Great Britain 2012.
Fourteen-year-old Nicole Horan, from Leaf Close, had her pic snapped at a clothes show in Birmingham last year.
SCHOOLCHILDREN from across the borough and beyond paid their respects to Holocaust victims at an event hosted by Northwood's synagogues.
More than 30 schools signed up to take part in four days worth of Holocaust Memorial sessions
Among them were Bishop Ramsey, Douay Martyrs, Guru Nanak, Harefield Acedemy, Northwood College and St Helen's School.
The Mayors of Hillingdon and Harrow, as well as dignitaries from Hertfordshire, joined some of the children for the launch on Monday at Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS), Oaklands Gate.
They heard from Holocaust survivor Steven Frank (pictured with two of the schoolchildren) who told his family's story of persecution.
NORTHWOOD schoolgirl Shannon Powell died because of a delay in getting her to hospital, a coroner has ruled.
The 14-year-old, a pupil at Northwood College, Maxwell Road, Northwood, died after collapsing during a cross country race in Trent Park, North London, on January 8.
An inquest at North London Coroners Court heard that it took 30 minutes for paramedics to reach her after they were sent to the wrong address, could not find the gates and when they did discovered they were locked.
SCOUTS are spreading festive cheer in Northwood, Ruislip and Eastcote with a Christmas card delivery service.
For the third year running Explorer Scouts, aged 14 to 18, will hand deliver local Christmas cards for a charge of 20p each.
The service, which is approved by the telecommunications authorities, has proved so popular in the past that Ruislip, Eastcote and Northwood district was in no doubt about doing it again.
THE funeral of a Northwood soldier killed serving in Afghanistan will be held next week.
Private Thomas Christopher Lake, 29, of 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, was killed in an explosion while on patrol in the Nahr-e Saraj district of central Helmand.
Described as a 'loyal, fun-loving action man', he had seen success since joining the army two years ago. Friends and colleagues paid tribute to his dedicated service.
A HOSPICE volunteer will get his five minutes of national fame when he features in a TV show on Monday night.
Len Turner, who has helped out at Michael Sobell House in Northwood for 20 years, receives a 'heart-warmer' prize during Channel Five show Celebrity Wish List next week.
Mr Turner, 93, who was runner up in the Community Champion section of the Gazette and Uxbridge College's Local Heroes Awards this year, was nominated by staff at the hospice.