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Lauki what I grew! Heston gardener produces 6ft long gourd

Kashmir Bhatti says his lauki are among the biggest he's seen in this country and could have grown even longer were it not for the unseasonably cold August

Sports stars of the future look to Olympic hero to Mo-tivate them

World champion Farah launches Hounslow based project.

Bucketfuls of fun at the grand summer steam up

Hundreds of families enjoy steam train rides, giant bubble making and traditional cream tea

Baptism in front of 50,000 people a 'wonderful experience', says young Jehovah's Witness

Jordan Quaye, of Boston Manor, describes his baptism at Twickenham Stadium as one of the proudest and most emotional moments in his life


Countdown to popular Brentford Festival in Blondin Park

Free red routemaster shuttle service to escort families between Brentford and Ealing

Brentford soldier backs campaign to recruit more women to the Army

Lance Bombardier Chelsey Hampson-Carroll urges other women to consider a career in the Army, describing her experience as a 'massive eye-opener'

Brentford comic: I just do it for the laughs... and the Minstrels

Brentford comedian Daryl Perry has reached the final of a London-wide talent contest. He talks about his comedy heroes and dealing with hecklers ahead of the big night

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Beware! Scam callers offering council tax refunds to get your bank details

Hounslow council urges people to refrain from giving out personal details over the phone


Hounslow care provider to launch memory café for elderly people

First coffee morning will be held at Paul Robeson Theatre on September 5

Hundreds of crosses laid at WW1 centenary service in Brentford

A box of crosses has been left by Brentford war memorial so those who could not attend the rescheduled ceremony on Sunday can pay their respects

Police seek silver Mercedes after Kew cashpoint is 'blown open'

A sliver Mercedes estate C Class is believed to have been used in the burglary, carried out by two masked raiders

Brentford man gets on his bike for first time in two decades to help beat cancer.

Selco Builders Warehouse branch manager does his bit to rake in £20,000.

Looking Back with Eddie Menday: Golf Course Has Historic Past.

Eddie Menday explores the story of a lush area of countryside which is a haven for sportsmen and wildlife

Mo-tivator Mo Farah returns to inspire young people in Hounslow

Double Olympic and European gold medallist Mo Farah returns to Feltham Community College to launch sports scheme for Hounslow's youngsters

Business leaders in a league of their own at Chiswick table football tournament.

Hounslow Chamber of Commerce organise fun event for those stuck working during summer holidays.

Peabody basketball events

What's on: What to do in West London during the summer holidays

Check out today's suggestions on where to take the kids out for some fun

Housing estate crime squad in Hounslow gets new police car

Vehicle will help the borough's dedicated team of estate police officers tackle crime and antisocial behaviour

Kingston Crown Court in Penrhyn Road

Brentford man who downloaded nearly 250 child porn images is spared jail

Donald Adams, of Brentford, receives a four-month suspended prison sentence

Progress at last after 14 year fight to give Brentford church a new lease of life.

Original site of the famous Musical Museum at last set to be transformed into housing

West Mid ambulance updated

Seven escape unharmed after four-car pile up on M4

Accident caused severe delays to motorists in west London

Brentford Festival Diary - August: It's the final countdown!

Event manager Linda Massey tells what's in store for this years festival

Paramedics attend to seven people at M4 accident

Heavy traffic congestion back to Chiswick roundabout, Ealing and Hangar Lane

Syon Park applies to hold Rugby World Cup pre-match hospitality events

Drinks and lunch receptions would take place in marquees at the grounds, on the Brentford and Isleworth borders. before key matches during the tournament next October

Progress made on plan to tackle overcrowding at busy station.

Action team formed by local MP vows to find solutions to demand for tube and rail services.

Giant WW1 poppy display visible from the M4 in Brentford is unveiled

Thousands of poppies were used to create the 14mx6m floral display, commemorating the centenary of the war's outbreak

Looking Back with Eddie Menday: Changing places in West London.

Eddie Menday takes a look at how geographical names of local places have changed over the years.

A-levels: Hounslow pass rate higher than national average despite dip

The borough-wide pass rate dips from 99 per cent to 98.4, compared with the national average of 98.0 per cent

A-level results: students at Brentford School for Girls celebrate another successful year

Amy George achieves top grades to secure a place studying Anthropology at University of Durham

What's on: What to do this summer holiday in West London

Join the team at the Musical Museum in all its glitz and glamour to celebrate its 50th anniversary in Brentford.

Open House London: Doors to most exclusive buildings to open next month

Olivia Demetriades gives you a taste of the best sites to see during September's Open House London - many which are closed the rest of the year.


Brentford is home to some of the world's biggest corporations such as GlaxoSmithKline and Audi. Picturesque Syon Park, Gunnersbury Park, Kew Bridge Steam Museum and the Thames have been drawing people to this up and coming London suburb. Brentford FC is the much loved local football team.

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Paul Bishop
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Caitlin Black
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Alix Culbertson
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Robert Cumber
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Zoe Drewett
Uxbridge, Ruislip, Eastcote, Hayes, Harlington & West Drayton
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News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
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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
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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
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