August 2008 Archives
A royal mail employee who kept packages in her home and car was given a two year suspended sentence today.
Natasha Telfer, of Larkspur Road, Kingsbury, pleaded guilty to intentionally delaying 580 packages at Harrow Crown Court.
The post was found in the boot of her car with another 29 packages found at her home, which were meant to be delivered in the Stanmore area from July-October 2006.
A road has been closed in Stanmore after a car collided with a woman outside a supermarket.
The Broadway remains closed after a woman in her 30s was hit by a blue Honda Accord at 12.52pm outside Sainsbury's, in The Broadway, Stanmore.
The safer gardening project is seeking equipment to tame pensioners' gardens in a bid to cut crime.
Chairman of the Harrow Crime Prevention Panel Ross Simpson said: "We found that burglars target overgrown gardens, so we work with Age Concern to maintain their gardens."
Any gardening equipment is welcome from trimmers to mowers. For more information call Ross Simpson on 020 8424 0203.
Walkers united in Stanmore to take part in an event organised by a survivor of the July 7 bombings.
Gill Hicks, who lost both her legs in the London attack, was joined by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Ian Blair for WALKTALK, an event which aimed to get people to listen to each other.
By Elaine Okyere
A Stanmore salon is in the running to win a national beauty award.
La Mirage Beauty and Laser Clinic, in Stanmore Hill, has been nominated as a regional finalist in the British Beauty and Spa Awards.
By Elaine Okyere
Stanmore residents have complained they are risking their lives crossing a busy road.
Church Road at the junction with Stanmore Hill, Church Road and The Broadway, is causing controversy after a series of near-misses.
Officials are set to strike a deal to nearly double the size of Stanmore Country Park in return for approving a housing development.
A huge expansion of the park from 88 acres to 157 acres - making it one of the biggest open country parks in London - will take place if Harrow Council approves the sale of three acres of presently derelict land for a 10-house development.
Customers at a Stanmore pub have drunk their way into the record books.
Drinkers took part in a synchronised wine tasting during a wine festival in the borough last month.
By Ian Proctor
A motorist from Edgware left a trail of destruction as he drove wildly around north-west London - and crashed into 24 cars.
Bhagyesh Mehta, 45, of Turner Road, was only stopped when he smashed his W-reg blue Ford Fiesta into a stationary van and a passer-by dragged him from behind the wheel.
People living in an Edgware street face a future without post after the Royal Mail refused to deliver to the area.
Residents of North Parade and South Parade, off Mollison Way, were each sent a letter by the Royal Mail on June 30. It stated a postman slipped on the steps at the back of North Parade, leading to concern about the level of safety.