February 2011 Archives
A WOMAN from Edgware has received a suspended jail term for laundering the proceeds of a Â£10million fuel duty scam.
Tammy Fernie, 37, of Hillside Drive, Edgware, helped wash the money earned by a fraud scheme in which low duty fuel was treated to remove the chemical dye and then sold on as legitimate road diesel on which it looked as though duty had been paid.
COACHING during winter evenings will now be a possibility after a Stanmore tennis club won permission to build floodlights.
Six lights will be placed around the middle two of the four courts at The Elms Tennis Club in Pynnacles Close to enable practise between mid-October and April between 5pm and 9pm.
TEENAGERS at a Harrow secondary school wowed audiences with their best-selling take on the Motown version of 'The Wizard Of Oz'.
Student actors and musicians at Bentley Wood High School for Girls in Bridges Road, Stanmore, loved every minute of their performances of 'The Wiz' in the school hall on three consecutive nights starting on Wednesday, February 2, and selling-out on Friday.
A LOBBYING group for Stanmore and Edgware pensioners that is working with less than a quarter of the funding of its predecessors is to meet next month.
Three separated organisations with a combined subsidy of Â£60,000 - the Partnership with Older People panel, the Older People's Reference Group and the Harrow Pensioners' Forum - were replaced with a single body, the Harrow Older People's Assembly, and a grant of just Â£13,000 from Harrow Council, at the end of last year.