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A 20-year-old house extension could be torn down by Hillingdon Council following a bitter planning row

A house extension built 20 years ago is set to be demolished if the owners do not lower the structure.

Northwood Hills sinkhole was not the first, remembers resident

It seems the sinkhole in Pinner Road was not the first in the area

Northwood volunteer thanked for poppy appeal work

A kind-hearted woman who has volunteered for the Poppy Appeal for 60 years has been thanked by the British Legion.


Cannabis grower caught 'on the farm' in Northwood is jailed for eight months

The electricity had been bypassed to allow unmetered use of the large amounts of power needed to grow the plants

Northwood Hills lady named by Tesco as enterprising mum of the year

A mother who set up a school to help Hindu children promote their heritage while integrating in British society has received a prize from Britain’s biggest supermarket.

Prizes needed for raffle in memory of lovely Gemma

Prizes are needed for a raffle to support the Michael Sobell Hospice in Northwood.

Soldier's war stories are helping to boost hospice funds

A war veteran's grandson has published his memoirs to raise money for Michael Sobell Hospice

Latest Local Hero nominee is another amazing teen

Stephanie funds support group single-handedly, using the pay she gets as a teaching assistant

Marking one hundred years of scouting in Northwood

The first scout group in Northwood was set up days after the outbreak of WW1 and saw youngsters contributing to the war effort at home

Weekend what's on guide for Hillingdon

Things to see and do in Hillingdon this Saturday (April 5)

Shocking new pictures of Harefield burst water main flood show filthy water rushing through homes

Dirty water spread over Northwood Road and burst into people's homes

Months of insurance claim misery for Harefield flood victims

'100 tonnes of water per minute' exploded out of the ground and into Harefield homes after two mains burst on Friday last week

Ayesha gets her teacher's nomination - now we want YOURS too

Get your Local Heroes 2014 nomination in before April 24!

Expert puts forward his theory for the Northwood sinkhole

Brunel University academic pores over old maps to find reason for collapse of Pinner Road

Rabbi hopes to find first same sex couple wanting to wed in Pinner

Aaron Goldstein, of Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue, said that it might take a while but he hopes to perform the ceremony now that it is legal for gay couples to marry.

Homes flood after water main bursts

Eight properties were evacuated after a water main burst in Harefield on Friday.


Mystery of six-foot Northwood sinkhole as collapsed drain theory is ruled out

Council highways team planning to remove temporary traffic lights and fully reopen Pinner Road at 6pm

Crane driver praised for bringing jib down safely

The family evacuated from their home after a crane boom came down on to an access road will spend the weekend in temporary accommodation.


BREAKING: Sinkhole opens in busy Northwood road

A sinkhole opened in Pinner Road, Northwood, this morning (Friday) and has got the experts perplexed.


Family evacuated as crane jib comes down in Northwood, hitting house

The Health and Safety Executive has been informed and will hold an investigation

Harry and James take on marathon challenge for skin charity

TWO members of an Uxbridge football team have swapped the pitch for the pavement as they train to run the London Marathon.

Blue Sapphire anniversary for Northwood Hills couple

Reaching your 65th wedding anniversary is very rare. One couple in Northwood Hills are celebrating theirs this week.

Still time to tell us about superheroes who deserve recognition

Lots of nominations so far for Uxbridge College and the Gazette Local Heroes 2014

Weeks of disruption in line for tube users as 6km of track needs replacing

The Uxbridge branch of the Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines will be suspended for 23 consecutive days this Summer

How will Hillingdon schools be affected by the planned teachers' strike next week?

Teachers in the borough will join NUT members across the country on strike on March 26 in a dispute over pay, pensions and conditions

MPs pay tribute to dedicated and 'much respected' former politician John Wilkinson

Nick Hurd leads tributes to his predecessor, the former Ruislip and Northwood MP John Wilkinson

'We have got to talk to the Russians' says Uxbridge MP John Randall.

Former deputy chief whip takes up new role, as chairman of group with brief to 'talk to Moscow'

New cycle scheme lets people hire a bike for a month for £20

After the month loan, cyclists in Hillingdon can buy the bike at a reduced price or give it back

Former Ruislip and Northwood MP John Wilkinson has died at the age of 73

The Conservative MP for Ruislip and Northwood from 1979 to 2005 died on March 1 in the Isle of Man

Public meetings arranged to share plans for Church of England free school

Ruislip headteacher is hoping to open a secondary school in Pinner to meet the high demand for school places


Northwood is an elevated residential settlement in the Borough of Hillingdon. It's population was recorded as 11,068 in 2008, and Northwood Hills 10,833. Northwood was used for location filming in the hugely popular sit-com The Good Life.

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