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Former Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton tells Acton school pupils about healthy eating

The ambassador of the healthy eating programme talked to pupils at an Acton primary school about their experience of the scheme

Hounslow council leaders grilled over the impact of planned £35 million cuts

Fears raised over the effect on services for the elderly, mental health care and the safeguarding of vulnerable young people

Pedestrian hit by car in Shepherd's Bush dies

Daniel Garcia, 25, of Acton, was hit on Sunday morning and died in hospital yesterday (October 28)

Angie Bray MP: What happens when parliamentarians fall short of expectations?

Angie Bray, Conservative MP for Ealing Central and Acton , discusses 'recall proposals' that could force disgraced MPs to face a by-election.

X-Factor judge Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell dines at Harvester in Hanwell to fulfill promise he made on Saturday's X Factor

Diners were amazed to see X-Factor judge Simon Cowell and contestant Stevi Ritchie enjoying a £4.99 crispy scampi meal at the Harvester in Boston Manor Road.

Fayrouz Lounge in Neeld Parade, Wembley

Wembley shisha lounge bosses fined for allowing smoking inside enclosed premises

Second time in a year the owner of Fayrouz Lounge in Neeld Parade, Wembley, has been found guilty of breaking the smoke-free laws

Isleworth man waits 105 years for his 15 minutes of fame

Fred Cuddeford appears on television for the first time in the month he celebrates his 105th birthday at home in Isleworth and at Acton Deaf Club

Exhibition shows the best of Acton

More than 100 Acton residents have helped create the display which includes work by a famous artist and rising stars of the art world

West London homelessness charity cook up a plan to help them buy a new van

City Harvest, which provides food for people who are homeless or on the breadline, needs you to create treats with their cake mix and raise cash for a new van

Snell strike not enough as Wealdstone bow out of the Middlesex County Cup

Youth football round-up also featuring Headstone Manor, Acton Ealing Whistlers and Denham United Ladies

Rally in Ealing calls for swifter action against irresponsible dog owners

Over 50 people turned up on Saturday morning to support the owner of a popular local cat called Morgan, who was killed by two unleashed Staffordshire bull terriers being walked down a residential street in Hanwell.

Julian Lloyd Webber will be among the stars at Ealing Autumn Festival

Opera, a violin masterclass, live music and talks will be among the highlights this weekend

Ealing Lib Dem leader hits out at recycling contractors

Gary Malcolm has said the number of people contacting him about Amey missing recycling collections has increased noticeably over the last six months

Consultation deadline extended for Tesco Express in Ealing

Ealing Council has allowed people more time to comment on a planning application for a site in St Mary's Road

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Update: Delays on Underground services from Rayners Lane to Uxbridge

Piccadilly and Metropolitan Line services are suffering delays this morning following a signal failure earlier this morning.

Unmarked posts in a CPZ zone frustrate neighbours in Acton

Neighbours say one side of the street is signposted as a permit only zone during certain hours while the other is not, meaning there is inconsistency in payment

Married 60 years and just as in love as the day they wed

The granddaughter of a couple who just celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary says her nan and granddad are evidence that true love does exist

Colourful, musical, fairytale-themed half term with Perform

The drama school based in Acton have organised 'The Ice Queen' course for children in Ealing

Campaigners prepare for final court fight against Acton shopping centre plans

Campaigners say the council planning committee was fixed and a critical report was omitted but the town hall insists it 'followed the correct process'.

Raw sewage and rainwater at Acton pumping station is 'health risk'

Angry neighbours have been plagued by foul fumes caused by the failure of drainage and cleaning systems

Hefty fine for Acton landlord who packed 14 people into family home

Muhammad Sohaib Anwar was handed a hefty fine after ignoring calls from Ealing Council to comply with planning laws.

Cyclists blame lack of cycle route into central London on Kensington and Chelsea Council

The Royal borough said separate cycle lanes would pose a risk to pedestrians, especially on busy Kensington High Street

A school classroom

Deputy head given three year teaching ban after kissing pupil at Acton school

The deputy headteacher sent 'inappropriate' messages and gave the girl gifts and poetry

Dean Mayley's family 'serving the bigger sentence' than the one a court gave to his teenage killers

The family of Dean Mayley, the man with learning difficulties who was murdered by a teenage gang in Greenford, say they are serving a life sentence without him.

Cllr Gary Malcolm: Ealing needs democracy not a one party state

Ealing Liberal Democrat leader Councillor Gary Malcolm argues Labour party dominance of his borough is a bad thing in his latest column.

TeenStar finalist hoping to go one better in Open Mic UK

Jeniequa Quamina, who lives in Hanwell and studies at Isleworth's West Thames College, reached the regional finals of the national talent contest after deciding to go solo

New blow to Chelsea FC's chances of Twickenham Stadium move

Twickenham councillors promise to take 'all measures available' to prevent Chelsea moving in while Stamford Bridge is expanded

Two new free schools coming to Ealing

The North Twyford Church of England High School and ARK Ealing Academy have been given the go-ahead by the Department for Education

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Teenage killers of learning difficulties man Dean Mayley are jailed

All four were convicted at the Old Bailey for their involvement in the death of Dean Mayley, who was 24 but had a mental age of nine due to a brain disorder.

Piccadilly line walk to highlight shame of modern day slavery

Charity walk organised by a parishioner at St Paul's in Hounslow who was horrified to hear of a woman allegedly forced into prostitution at a home close to the church

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Steve Bax
Digital Editor, Get West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Paul Bishop
Sports Editor
Caitlin Black
Pinner, Hatch End. Harrow Weald, Stanmore, Edgware, Queensbury and Kenton
Alix Culbertson
Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Zoe Drewett
Uxbridge, Ruislip, Eastcote, Hayes, Harlington & West Drayton
Alan Hayes
News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Uxbridge, Harefield, Northwood, Northwood Hills
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter