HILLINGDON Police Borough Commander, Julian Worker, will speak about policing in the borough post budget cuts at the Northwood Hills Residents' Association's 63rd annual general meeting.
All residents are welcome at the event, which takes place on Wednesday, May 18 at Fairfield Church Hall at 7.30pm.
Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner MP, Nick Hurd, has also been invited to attend.
For further information visit www.northwoodhills.co.uk
MORE than 1,000 bargain hunters are expected to descend on Northwood for a giant jumble sale arranged by a local scout group.
The popular annual event, organised by 1st Northwood Scouts, will feature an array of stalls with items including bicycles, furniture, gardening equipment, toys, clothes and a tombola. Refreshments will also be served.
The jumble sale takes place on Saturday, May 21 from 2pm. For more information call 01923 835 770.
GARDENING enthusiasts are invited to attend a plant sale in aid of a Northwood hospice next Saturday, May 7.
The popular annual spring event, hosted by Michael Sobell House (MSH), will feature a wide range of blooms and greenery, from bedding and exotic plants to fruit and vegetable patch favourites, plus lots of pots.
THREE Rivers District Council (TRDC) is giving away free bags of compost to residents.
To mark Compost Awareness Week, from May 1 - 7, anyone who lives in the district is invited to come along to the Aquadrome on Wednesday, May 11 to pick up a big of high quality compost.
FICTION fans are invited to Rickmansworth Library to get in on the action surrounding one of the UK's biggest book awards - The Orange Prize.
The Prize, which celebrates fiction written by women, marks its 16th anniversary this year. The winner, announced on June 8, will receive a cheque for Â£30,000.
This year's short list features both well established and new authors, with three titles being dÃ©but offerings.
Rickmansworth Library, in High Street, is one of 10 libraries across Hertfordshire with copies of the short listed books, including Grace Says It Loud By Emma Henderson.
A CONTROVERSIAL set of traffic lights blamed for causing chaos and confusion in Northwood will be subject to a review.
The lights, in Green Lane at the junction with Eastbury Road and Station Approach, were installed on January 27 last year as a safety measure.
Pensioner William Henry Cox, 87, was killed there as he was crossing the road on September 15, 2008, as reported in the Gazette.
WOULD-BE snappers could win a Â£100 cash prize in a local photography competition.
The Northwood Hills Residents' Association (NHRA) is calling on aspiring photographers to take pictures of what they think is the best thing in Northwood Hills - from a place to a building, scene or event.
RUBBISH and recycling collections in Three Rivers will be one day later from Easter Monday - but will remain as scheduled during the week of the Royal Wedding.
Although next Friday (29) is a bank holiday, crews will be working as normal.
Anyone with a Thursday or Friday collection should place their bins out on Friday and Saturday respectively, from 6.30am.
For more information visit www.threerivers.gov.uk
"HELPING people to feel positive about themselves and get excited about life is worth so much more than money."
These are the uplifting words of local personal trainer and life coach, Davinia Gill (pictured right), who is launching a free Positive Living Club in Rickmansworth.
Ms Gill, who penned self-coaching book, Imagine & You Can, has helped hundreds of women to transform their lives and now wants to spread the power of positive thinking throughout the community.
MORE than 1,000 people are expected to attend a community celebration to mark the past, present and future of Mill End.
The Mill End Community Celebration Day, held at the Community Centre, in Church Lane, aims to promote cohesion and unity within the village.
The event, on Saturday, April 30, will feature an array of attractions including a bungee run, cream cracker-eating competition and a human gyroscope.