Man wanted in connection with attempted theft of makeup from shop

Police have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with an attempted theft of makeup from a shop. At around 2.55pm on Sunday, November 5, there was an attempt to steal several items of make up from Boots in the high stre

Norbury school's early years provision rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted

There is reason to celebrate at Norbury Manor Primary School after Ofsted judged the school to be 'good' with 'outstanding' early years provision. Inspectors found the head teacher has created a dynamic, enthusiastic and effective team of senio

New £7.6 million care home opens its doors

A new 80-bed care home has welcomed its first residents after it opened its doors to the community over the weekend. Buchanan Court, in Sudbury Hill, Harrow, is a purpose-built facility run by Care UK. The £7.6 million home aims to give its

Petition to stop "horrifying" plans to turn Hampton home into 11 bedsits

A petition opposing the conversion of a Hampton family home into 11 bedsits is to be handed in during the full meeting of Richmond Council. The owner of the house wants to use the property as a house of multiple occupancy (HMO) with the intenti

Drug dealer jailed after police found children living in 'truly appalling' conditions

A FATHER who struggled to provide for his two children turned to drug dealing to make money, a judge heard. Alan Knight, 34, had been living with his two children, both under the age of 11, in Three Crosses Road, Ross-on-Wye, in November 2016,

Nostalgia: 1995 marks the 50th anniversary of the end of WWII

New scanner Patients at Watford General Hospital will soon benefit from a new spiral CT scanner – the very latest in medical healthcare. There are only two other spiral scanners in England, and Watford’s procurement of the advanced model sh

Arts centre to stage first ever panto

Harrow Arts Centre is putting on their very first professional pantomime this year, in partnership with Immersion Theatre. Join Dorothy on her quest to the Emerald City as she and her loyal friends navigate through the magical Land of Oz in sea

Workmen ploughed van into Mercedes

TWO men who had been working on Hereford’s roadworks ploughed their work van into a Mercedes after failing to stop at traffic lights, a court heard. Gareth Matthew Mosley, 31, and Callum Sharp, 22, appeared before Hereford Magistrates Court o

Academy makes improvements after ‘disappointing’ Science GSCE results

An academy has recruited more Science teachers in a bid to raise students’ grades after the results of a recent GCSE test were “disappointing”. Parents of students at The Bushey Academy, London Road, Bushey, received a letter from the Aca

Council asking for Government funding to help with 'unsustainable' Universal Credit costs

Croydon council is seeking extra funding from the Government because of the "unsustainable" costs of Universal Credit. Last year council gave a total of £2m in emergency rent money to families on benefits who would otherwise have risked losing

New hotel creates jobs as it opens its doors in the run up to Christmas

A new 101-room town centre hotel has opened its doors in the run up to Christmas. London Harrow Travelodge, in Greenhill Way, is one of seven new Travelodge hotels to open across the UK. The rooms are all fitted with the company’s latest

Police chase after man 'steals motorbike' on Richmond Bridge

Swarms of police officers, police riverboats and a helicopter have all been spotted near Richmond Bridge after the reported theft of a motorbike. Police are hunting a suspect after they were called to reports of a man stealing a vehicle earlier

Noise of hoovering drove neighbour into a rage

A NEIGHBOURLY dispute over noise ended with a man appearing before magistrates court. Joshua William Hodges, 28, of Sudbury Avenue, Hampton Dene, Hereford, pleaded guilty to two counts of using threatening or abusive words/behaviour or disorder

NASCOT LAWN: Centre to shut as funding withdrawn

A respite care centre is facing closure after a Clinical Commissioning Group decided to cut its funding, despite a last-ditch attempt from parents and politicians to save it. Financial support for Nascot Lawn Respite Service, based in Langley R

Addiscombe pizza shop in trouble for putting the wrong meat on your pizza

An East Croydon pizza shop has been given a one-out-of-five food hygiene score after inspectors found it was selling turkey as ham. Regina Pizza, in Lower Addiscombe Road, underwent a food hygiene inspection by Croydon Council officers, who fou