April 2012 Archives
by George Lindsay-Watson
A couple whose son died when we was just 10 days old are hosting a spring fair in his memory.
Tanya Grujic and her husband Luka were devastated when their second baby, Marko, died in January last year after he suffered brain damage from a lack of oxygen during the birth.
Four people were arrested at a Northolt pub after police sniffer dogs found a large quantity of cocaine.
Ealing Police's licensing team with the approval of the brewery company Mitchell and Butler raided the Crown Inn, in Ealing Road, using a search warrant on Friday last week (20).
A dark road and a footpath notorious for late night crimes are to get new street lighting to make it safer.
Shadwell Drive in Northolt and Scorton Road, which backs onto Ealing Central Sports Ground in Perivale are one of six dim lanes and alleyways to be lit up across the borough.
Spotting unusual birds, learning about river insects and admiring the untouched greenery of Horsenden Hill was enjoyed by pupils who took to the water for a class.
Children from Horsenden Primary School embarked on a trip on the Elsdale Floating Classroom last week to learn about wildlife on the Grand Union Canal, just a short walk from the school in Horsenden Lane North, Greenford.
There is just one week left to enjoy a children's book exhibition at Northolt Library.
Sketches by West Ealing artist Mar Rubio to accompany children's poetry book The Sailor Goat by Timothy Neat will be on show in Church Road until next Tuesday (30).
Nearly one thousand beavers, cubs and scouts came out to parade their colours in honour of their patron saint St George.
Youngsters from the 16 groups of the Greenford and District Scouts, covering Greenford, Northolt, Perivale, Southall and Wembley, trooped through Greenford Broadway on Sunday (22).
A group of good-willed residents have teamed up with police to hold a charity concert to fund summer activities for young people.
Archie Ross, chairman of Ravenor Park Residents Association, who also sits on the Greenford Broadway police forum, came up with the idea after speaking to police following the riots last summer.
Police are appealing for help to trace a 14-year-old girl who went missing in Northolt on Sunday (15).
Muna Ali-Sharif, also known as Qaali and Shax Shaxley, was out with her family when she ran off.
Enquiries suggest she may have gone to the Southall area after she went missing.
A motorcyclist from Northolt has died after coming off the road and crashing into a tree.
Peter Barrett, of Bruffs Meadow, was riding his black Honda CB motorbike on the A355 from Beaconsfield towards Slough, Berkshire at 5.50am on Saturday morning (14).
by George Lindsay-Watson
Green fingers and flowery thumbs were busy in Greenford this weekend for the Horsenden Allotments and Gardens Society's annual spring show.
Guests admired colourful blooms as members pitted the best of local flowers, crafts and cooking against each other in fierce competition at All Hallow's Church, in Horsenden Lane North on Saturday (14).