July 2010 Archives
A NUCLEAR bunker from which Winston Churchill oversaw the D-Day landings could be dismantled at former RAF Bentley Priory.
Landowner VSM Estates, which bought the land from the Ministry of Defence after the base in Stanmore was decommissioned, is seeking permission from Harrow Council to deconstruct the vacant two-storey underground structure along with one of the six entrances located above ground because no other use can be practically made of it.
MUCH-needed laboratories, classrooms and a new dining room could be built at an independent school in Edgware.
North London Collegiate School in Canons Drive is seeking planning permission to pull down a two-storey L-shaped 1970s extension and yard - currently used for kitchen deliveries and store, and computing classrooms - to make way for a four-storey modern replacement.
SELF-made millionaire Dolar Popat, of Stanmore Hill, Stanmore, took his seat in the House of Lords as Lord Popat of Harrow on Monday (July 12).
The 55-year-old working peer is chief executive of hospitality and health care firm, TLC Group, based in Railway Approach, Harrow, and president of Harrow East Conservative Association.
DAVID Gordon, a specialist registrar at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) in Brockley Hill, has been awarded the Robert Jones Gold Medal and British Orthopaedic Association Prize for the most outstanding and original essay related to orthopaedics.
Mr Gordon, who has worked at the trust since October 2009, received the honour for his work 'The Development of Bone Anchored Amputation Prostheses', which he completed at the Centre for Biomedical Engineering, based at the RNOH.