March 2011 Archives
NATURE lovers will be able to enjoy a "revitalised" Stanmore Common after the completion of ecological improvements at the well-used open space.
Specialist engineers cleared Caesar's Pond near Wood Lane of silt, created a dammed wetland bank and prepared the ground for planting, and used reclaimed hardwood to build a footbridge over a marsh in Stanmore Common Nature Reserve called Pynding Mersc.
DEVELOPER Safeland PLC has won retrospective planning permission for the redevelopment of part of Chandos Parade in Buckingham Road, Edgware, into 10 flats that has already taken place.
Harrow Council's planning committee approved the scheme on Wednesday (Mar 16) after hearing not all the conditions of the 2005 planning permission were met within the five-year deadline.
ORAL hearings at the Azelle Rodney Inquiry - which will investigate the circumstances of the death at the hands of police marksman of 24-year-old Azelle Rodney outside an Edgware pub in April 2005 - will now not begin to November 14.
The delay is due to 'a number of organisations serving a vast amount of materials on the inquiry' and a detailed timetable will be published soon.
CUSTOMERS may be able to post a letter and enjoy a latte at the same time if mail bosses relocate Edgware Post Office further down the road.
Royal Mail launched on Tuesday (Mar 15) a six week consultation over proposals to move the branch to 222 Station Road from 42 Station Road.
A 57-YEAR-OLD man was arrested on Tuesday in Edgware on suspicion of handling stolen goods and fraud by officers from the Metropolitan Police's Operation Podium Team cracking down on ticketing crime.
The suspect is believed to be involved in selling stolen rugby match tickets online through an auction site, and a raid was conducted at a separate business address in Edgware.
PLANS to convert part of the first floor of Devonshire House in Honeypot Lane, Stanmore, from office to educational use were recommended for refusal at yesterday evening's (Wednesday's) Harrow Council planning committee meeting.
Officers advised Elizabeth College's application, which would have enabled it to provide computing, business and financial management courses, would represent an unacceptable loss of business floorspace and would be detrimental to neighbouring offices.
DEVELOPER Finilon has submitted plans to Brent Council to demolish the Allied Carpets store in Burnt Oak Broadway and build a seven-storey building containing 72 flats - more than a third affordable - along with ground floor shop space, parking and a communal garden and children's play area.