GIRLS at Northwood College raised almost £2,000 for charity by taking part in a sponsored swimathon in memory of a former student.
As reported in the Gazette, Shannon Powell, a pupil at the school, in Maxwell Road, collapsed at the Middlesex Cross Country Championships in Barnet, north London, on January 8 this year.
ENTRY is now open for the 10th annual Moor Park 10k and junior fun runs, with organisers hoping that hundreds will sign up to celebrate the milestone in the event's history.
Since its inception in 2002, the popular race has raised almost £300,000 for the Lynda Jackson Macmillan Centre (LJMC), based at Mount Vernon Hospital in Northwood.
This year, it will take place at Merchant Taylors' School, in Sandy Lodge, Northwood, on Sunday, September 25.
A MAN has been cleared of holding his ex-girlfriend against her will and assaulting her in Northwood.
Paul David Heward, 46, denied falsely imprisoning and causing actual bodily harm to Kimberley Jayne Richardson at her home in Grangedale Road on January 10 this year.
A jury at Harrow Crown Court decided he was not guilty of the offences on Wednesday (29).
However Heward, of Lundin Walk, Watford, was jailed for 18 weeks after admitting to breaching a restraining order which prevented him from contacting Ms Richardson, 45, from October last year until October 2012.
A MOTHER-of-one from Northwood has completed a gruelling bike ride from London to Paris in aid of a kidney cancer charity.
Isobel 'Izzy' Chaplin, of High Elms Close, is among hundreds of keen cyclists who travelled from Marble Arch to the Arc de Triomphe in aid of the James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer.
A MAN accused of holding his ex-girlfriend captive and assaulting her in Northwood today (28) stood trial at crown court.
Paul David Heward, 46, denies falsely imprisoning and causing actual bodily harm to Kimberley Jayne Richardson at her home in Grangedale Road on January 10 this year.
MORE than 400 people have voiced their frustration at having to reverse into parking spaces from a busy main road in Northwood Hills.
Motorists have been forced to back into angled parking bays near Argyle House in Joel Street since Hillingdon Council changed the parking arrangements last year.
Some 420 residents have signed a petition urging the council to allow people to drive forwards into a bay, amid fears that 'an accident is waiting to happen'.
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.
A MOTHER whose son survived a premature birth and a string of serious illnesses has signed up for a 'buggy push' in aid of a special care baby charity.
Claire Marnoch, 26, of Imperial Way, Croxley Green, is one of hundreds of parents who are taking part in the sponsored 5km walk, in aid of Bliss.
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.