June 2010 Archives
BUDGET supermarket Lidl has applied to open its second store in the borough.
The Lidl, would open at 121 Cowley Road, Uxbridge, on the site of a former car garage, which stands to be demolished.
The budget supermarket which rocketed in popularity because of the demand for cheap food caused by the recession has been expanding, snapping up vacant premises around the country.
A GROUP of residents have succeeded in fighting off development at a much loved wildlife hotspot- and now want more done to protect it.
Developers had sought to build an 'eco-house' at Frays Island, off Ferndale Crescent, Cowley, lodging plans earlier this year.
At a planning meeting on Tuesday, councillors agreed to reject the proposals.
As well as 24 separate letters of objection, two petitions were also lodged, and they also had the backing of Uxbridge MP John Randall (Con).
A LATE license has been approved at a defunct social club with the new owner promising to restore it- but the Hindu Temple next door has stated it may now be forced to shut.
A decision was made at a Hillingdon Council licensing committee on Friday to grant Caesars, in Cowley Road, permission to operate under new ownership.
The new owner, Ms Umar Sagoo, from Hayes, told the Gazette she is hoping to reinvigorate the former ex-serviceman's club.
13 MEAD ROAD - Conservatory to rear and conversion of roof space for habitable use with rear dormer and 2 front rooflights.
NANDOS CHICKEN LAND, 204 HIGH STREET - Installation of two retractable fabric awnings.
162 HAREFIELD ROAD - Part two storey part single storey side / rear extension.
FOOTWAY OUTSIDE VIRGIN ACTIVE VINE STREET - Installation of one BT payphone kiosk (relocation from outside Royal House, Vine Street).
A JUDGE has sentenced the killer of 'gentle giant' Frazer Bradshaw to four years in custody - but he could be free in half that time.
Nathan Doherty, 20, of no fixed address, had pleaded guilty to a charge of manslaughter, after handing himself into police on January 5 this year, days after he attacked Bradshaw on New Year's Eve.
141 HAREFIELD ROAD - Single storey side / rear extension.
11 NORTH COMMON ROAD - Part two storey, part single storey rear / side extension with 2 side and 1 front rooflights and alterations to existing sides.
THE ABROOK ARMS, 191 HAREFIELD ROAD - Installation of marquee to rear.
THE air ambulance has been called to Uxbridge for the second time in one afternoon- and drivers are facing a battle to get home in time for the England game, with several roads closed off.
The accident took place at 2.10pm at The Greenway, at the junction with Hillingdon Road, the A4020.
The circumstances are unclear at this stage, but police confirmed at Ford Transit van was involved.
Paramedics were called, and sent out the air ambulance, which arrived on scene at 2.50pm.
Police are currently redirecting traffic, and have their hands full follwing an earlier accident in Church Road, Uxbridge, near to Brunel University, where a motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital.
Did you see either incident or know those involved?
A MOTORCYCLIST has been airlifted to hospital after an accident in Uxbridge where he remains in a 'serious condition'.
The collision took place shortly before 12.30pm today (Friday), at the junction of Church Road and Huxley Close.
The road has been closed to buses, with police on scene.
The London Ambulance Service said: "We sent one single responder in a car, two ambulance crews, the air ambulance and a duty officer to the scene.
"Our staff treated a man, reported to be in his 30s, and took him by air to Royal London Hospital in a serious condition."
The accident took place 100 yards down the road from Cleveland Road, where teenage motorcyclist Chad Stickley died earlier this year.
Did you see the accident or do you know any of those involved?
A SOLDIER who served in Afghanistan has been living on handouts but now faces a life on the streets.
Unless he is able to find accommodation within 48 hours, Lieutenant Kieran McCrystal, 25, will be homeless. He is also struggling to find a job.
TWO robbers who were caught red-handed with a loaded gun, and connected with an incident where a security guard was shot in the leg- have been sent to jail.
Scott Berridge, 33, of Midhurst Gardens, Hillingdon, and Simon Brown, 37, of Fairlie House, Pantile Walk, Uxbridge were sentenced at Kingston-upon-Thames Crown Court on Friday.