September 2010 Archives
A CAMPAIGN against the ÃÂ£19billion High Speed Two (HS2) proposal has begun in South Ruislip, where a number of homes could have to be demolished.
The government has still not decided on the exact route between London and Birmingham but the South Ruislip Residents' Association has now decided to oppose the plans over fears it could 'split Ruislip in half'.
TELEVISION HOUSE , 269 FIELD END ROAD - Change of use of part of first floor from B1 (Office) to D1 (Non Residential Institutions) for use as education facility.
8 THE CHASE - Single storey side extension with 2 rooflights, single storey rear extension with 3 rooflights, new canopy and alterations to existing front, involving demolition of existing conservatory to rear and attached garage to side.
43 PARK AVENUE - Conversion of roof space to habitable use to include a side/rear dormer, 1 rooflight to each side and conversion of roof from hip to gable end.
URGENT repairs to some of Eastcote's oldest and most historic buildings will now be made thanks to a ÃÂ£150,000 grant from Hillingdon Council.
Eastcote House Gardens' Grade II Listed 16th Century Stables, 18th Century Dovecote and Walled Garden will benefit from a host of maintenance work including water-proofing, roof repairs and replacement of damaged brickwork.
A RUISLIP mother who admitted stealing ÃÂ£14,000 from the Royal Mail through her job at a post office has been ordered to do 150 hours unpaid work.
Carole Snook, 60, of High Street, was a senior member of staff at the Great Greenford Crown Post Office when in April 2009 she discovered a way to scam money from car tax disc customers.
AN Eastcote police officer spent a day teaching Chinese colleagues some of the crime-tackling techniques used in the Met - but not kung fu.
A team of 25 local government and security officials from the Far East attended PC Geoff Lambert's presentation at Thames Valley University in Ealing.
A PARTY of more than 100 parishioners made the short pilgrimage from Ruislip to Hyde Park to see the pope preach before tens of thousands of the Catholic population.
The Reverend Father Duncan Adamson, from Pembroke Road's Sacred Heart church, led the pilgrims to what for most was their first glimpse of Pope Benedict XVI.
35 FERNCROFT AVENUE - Conversion of roof space to habitable use to include a rear dormer, 1 front rooflight and conversion of roof from hip to gable end with a new gable end window, single storey rear extension with 1 rooflight and alterations to existing side.
34 CHENEY STREET - Conversion of roof space to habitable use to include a side dormer, 1 rear and 1 side rooflights and conversion of roof from hip to gable end.
37 JUBILEE DRIVE - Conversion of roof space to habitable use to include a rear dormer, 2 front rooflights and conversion of roof from hip to gable end with a new gable end window.
FORMER MILL WORKS BURY STREET - Details in compliance with conditions: Erection of 66 dwellings comprising of 2 three storey apartment blocks providing 30 apartments (1 x studio; 5 x onebedroom; 21 x two-bedroom; and 3 x three-bedroom units) and 32 x three-bedroom and 4 x four bedroom houses with associated car parking, landscaping and access (involving the demolition of existing buildings.)
A POLISH pilot who led his squadron into battle from RAF Northolt has been reunited at the airbase with his old spitfire.
Squadron Leader Franciszek Kornicki climbed back into the cockpit of his aircraft on Friday (17) before the legendary plane flew off into the sunset once more, saluting to veterans at the annual Battle of Britain reception as it did so.
RESIDENTS in Ruislip are celebrating today after a bid to build on garden land was refused - the latest in a growing number of victories for green-minded locals.
The application to construct two five-bedroom detached homes within the rear gardens of 51 and 53 Pembroke Road was refused by the north planning committee of Hillingdon Council last night (16).
A MOTORCYCLIST was seriously injuried after being knocked from his bike.
The driver of a blue Peugoet collided with the biker last Sunday (12) morning on Elm Avenue, Ruislip, near to the junction with Hawthorne Avenue.
Ambulance crews arrived at the scene and stabilised the 23 year-old man's condition, before airlifting him to Royal London Hospital where he remains in critical condition.
The driver of the car was uninjured.
Police would like to hear from anybody who witnessed the collision, and especially from anybody who took photographs or video at the scene.
If you have any information, contact PC John Foley on 020 8721 2544, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Alternatively, email Harefield.email@example.com