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.
BIRDS of prey, dance demonstrations and music performances were among the star attractions at the annual Revels on the Green festival.
About 10,000 people descended on Croxley Green to attend the hotly-anticipated event, held on Saturday (18).
HERTFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service will give a presentation on its Stay Put policy and other fire prevention measures at a pensioners' forum next Friday (24).
A TEENAGER from Rickmansworth has been crowned the Queen of Herts after scooping first prize in a county-wide beauty contest.
Sophie Chryssaphes (centre), 19, fought off competition from 32 rivals to be named Miss Hertfordshire 2011, at a special ceremony on June 12.
Fellow Rickmansworth teenager, Charlotte-Louise White (far right), also 19, is celebrating too, after she achieved third place.
RESIDENTS have vowed to 'fight until the bitter end' to save a doctor's surgery in Northwood from closure.
About 10,000 patients are set to be affected by proposals to shut the branch of Mountwood Surgery at Northwood Health Centre, in Acre Way.
The plans will force people to make longer, more difficult journeys to Mountwood's main surgery, in the grounds of Mount Vernon Hospital, in Rickmansworth Road.
THE Croxley Rail Link and an update on the selection for a new secondary school in Three Rivers will be discussed at the Croxley Green Local Area Forum tonight (15).
Also on the agenda will be local policing, weekly organic waste collections, CCTV in Barton Way playground and improvements to the pedestrian crossing near the Shell Garage in Watford Road.
TEN thousand people are set to descend on Croxley Green for the annual Revels on the Green Festival this Saturday (18).
The hotly-anticipated mid-summer celebration will begin with a procession in front of Croxley House, on The Green, at 1.30pm, before South West Hertfordshire MP, David Gauke, will officially declare the event open.
Attractions include a falconry display, maypole dancing, the annual schools pushball tournament, football, mini rugby and tae kwon do demonstrations.
A SCHOOL secretary has bid a fond farewell to staff and students in Northwood after almost 30 years of service.
Wendy Greenwood, 67, began working at Eastbury Farm Primary, in Bishops Avenue, in 1981. She is one of just two secretaries in the school's 50 year history.
Mrs Greenwood retired from the school, which celebrates its Golden Jubilee next year, just before half term at the end of May.