How many accidents does it take for Harrow Council to realise a pedestrian crossing is needed outside Nower Hill High School?
Parents and teachers have been campaigning for more than three years to make the junction at George V Avenue and Pinner Road safer for children to cross. The fact the council has ignored their pleas for the past three years is simply not good enough.
Last week the inevitable happened when a teenager was injured by a car.
If the council chooses not to deal with this urgent matter, soon we will be seeing flowers and tributes tied to a lamp post along the busy road.
The council has taken the first steps by reducing the speed limit from 40mph to 30mph, but the only way parents and teachers are going to feel assured is if a crossing is placed outside the school gates.
PLANS were passed this week to transform Bentley Priory into a museum with 103 new homes on the site.
The Observer has waged a campaign to save the former RAF base since 2005, and for local residents it is a bittersweet end to the fight to have fitting tribute paid to the place were the Battle of Britain was co-ordinated.
However neighbours are concerned about the impact the new flats and houses will have on the quiet residential area.
On the whole the development will bring a fresh look to Stanmore and be a historic landmark, but it remains to be seen whether the developer will be able to work with residents to allay their fears and produce a memorial that everyone is proud of.