August 2010 Archives
THREE police officers from Ruislip who used a 27-year-old vintage Rover to catch a suspect burglar will star in a BBC television programme later this year.
PC David Butler, Sergeant Neil Roberts and PC Ian Scott will appear in the sixth series of Real Rescues, starting November 22, to tell the story of how they used the classic car to chase down a fleeing thief in Ruislip Manor.
PLANS to turn a new housing development in Ruislip into a "gated community" have been unanimously rejected by Hillingdon Council.
Councillors at the North Planning Committee meeting in Uxbridge Civic Centre on Thursday (26) expressed their disgust that the developer, Linden Homes, had submitted a late bid to close-off their Mill Works development in Bury Street by installing two-metre high electronic security gates.
A PUPIL from Haydon School in Eastcote was awarded an incredible 13 A* grades this week, making him one of the top GCSE students in the country.
Budding scientist Matthew Dear, 16, took on extra exams including Italien and Latin as well as the usual maths and English GCSEs. And he received the top grade possible in all of them.
The Ivy Close resident told the Gazette: "I thought I would get a few A* but not that many.
22 PAVILION WAY - Two storey side and rear extension, single storey rear extension, conversion of roof space to habitable use to include a rear dormer, 1 front rooflight and conversion of roof from hip to gable end involving the demolition of single storey rear element.
35 OXFORD DRIVE - Single storey side extension/rear extension with 2 side and 3 rear rooflights, single storey front extension, alterations to existing rear and single storey detached outbilding to rear with basement level for use as gym/storage.
19 NEWNHAM AVENUE - Single storey side and rear extension involving demolition of existing attached garage and store to side with new attached garage to front/side.
A PENSIONER from Ruislip who was hit by a car in Eastcote four weeks ago has died in hospital from his injuries.
Police have made a fresh appeal for witnesses after Abdullah Eslami, 85, died on Sunday, August 22, following the road collision in Field End Road on July 27.
A SOUTH Ruislip doctor is being sued for more than ÃÂ£1million by the family of a brain-damaged teenager.
Michael Allen, 15, needs 24-hour care after a virus ravaging his brain went unchecked for hours. His abilities are now like those of a pre-school child.
A FORMER policeman who served South Rusilip for 31 years has died aged 75.
Vincent Roberts was the 'home beat officer' for South Ruislip between 1957 and 1988, when he lived in Melthorne Drive.
He was popular with the local community and became a regular contact in schools and clubs for the elderly.
A NEW base for police officers in Ruislip has been officially opened.
The West Ruislip and Ickenham Safer Neighbourhood Teams' (SNT) unit adjacent to West Ruislip train station, in High Road Ickenham, is described as the "ideal location" from which to tackle local crime.
HE'S more used to board meetings and signing lucrative deals, but a South Ruislip businessman will show he is willing to roll up his sleeves when he appears in a TV documentary tonight (19).
Narin Ganesh, regional finance director for Ruislip-based company Crown Removals, is the star of the latest episode of Channel 4 show Undercover Boss.
AN Eastcote man has admitted growing cannabis plants in his garden "because they looked good".
Conway Marsden, of Lyneham Walk, appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates Court on August 12 to answer the charge that he had produced a quantity of the class B drug at his home address, in the open air.