Norwood's £100k Rosh Hashanah target

September 16, 2010

A 33-year-old man with learning disabilities has been the focus of Norwood's New Year appeal, which has a £100,000 target.

Through the charity's support, Ben Silver has acquired new skills which are helping him to lead a more independent life.

Mr Silver struggles to communicate and has difficulty understanding social boundaries. He lives in Norwood accommodation in Stanmore and enjoys music therapy sessions, fitness and dance classes and Jewish cultural workshops. He works at The Deli at Norwood's Kennedy Leigh Family Centre in Hendon.


Help for New Year services

By Jay Grenby, September 7, 2010

United Synagogue chiefs have recruited some experienced festival stand-ins for congregations with pulpit vacancies.

Following the departure of Rabbi Reuven Livingstone, Hampstead Garden Suburb services will be led by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen, formerly at Stanmore and one-time HGS assistant minister.

Rabbi Cohen has been serving as consultant minister while the community searches for Rabbi Livingstone's replacement. He will be assisted by the congregation's community director, Rabbi Anthony Knop, and Aish's Rabbi Daniel Rowe.


Jewish athletes win big at UK meeting

By Brian Sacks, August 19, 2010

Two Jewish athletes performed with distinction at the Diamond League event at Crystal Palace. In the top UK meeting of the year, Richard Goodman of Stanmore won the Under 20 3,000m while Jillian Schwartz of Israel came second in the pole vault.

Competing against older and faster runners, Goodman, 17, did not start his race as favourite. A hamstring injury two weeks beforehand had restricted his preparation to strength work in the gym and two speed sessions in the week before the race.


Village for Stanmore

By Charlie Jacoby, May 6, 2010

Stanmore Place, a development by St Edward Homes in Honeypot Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex has seen 60 per cent sold of its first phase. This collection of new-build homes will ultimately include nearly 800 apartments and houses, in an area lacking quality new-build homes.

The first-released high-specification one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments have proved extremely popular with local buyers and are available through new homes specialist Preston Bennett.


Key to a buoyant market

By Charlie Jacoby, April 28, 2010

For those who dread joining a fitness club or gym, a home with a swimming pool can prove an attractive choice. Swimming remains the country's most popular participation sport, with more than 3 million people regularly plunging into the pool, according to the Amateur Swimming Association. And with global temperatures continuing to rise, a home with a pool could also be a wise investment.


The Who's Roger Daltrey tours Norwood

By Robyn Rosen, April 22, 2010

Norwood was number one for rock legend Roger Daltrey when he toured a Stanmore-based service offering employment training and opportunities for adults with learningdifficulties.

The Who singer was joined by fellow musicians Russ Ballard, Nick Newall, Jackie Rawe and Steve Smith and Norwood president Richard Desmond for the formal launch of the RD Crusaders WorkHub.

All are members of Mr Desmond's "supergroup" the RD Crusaders, for which he is the drummer, and the centre was funded by a £1 million donation from concert proceeds.


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Habs pupil takes judo gold medal

March 18, 2010

Max Goodkind, 9, made an impressive competitive debut by taking gold at the Hertfordshire Schools Judo Association Championships.

A pupil at Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School, Goodkind of Stanmore won the Under 27 kg category. He also won bronze in his weight category at the South of England Junior Championships.



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