Boat dwellers facing eviction claim council cut electricity with no warning

Occupants of houseboats beside Watermans Park in Brentford have accused the council, which wants the boats gone, of 'harassment'

Boat owners in Brentford given formal notices to leave 'illegal' moorings

Hounslow Council wants to clear the Thames beside Watermans Park to make way for a new £5.45m marina

Fight over UKIP candidate's 'Gaystapo' comments erupts as petition against political correctness backs him

Calls to remove Alan Craig as UKIP London Assembly Candidate has been rivalled by another petition

Brentford rappers Kurupt FM's Radio One appearance branded 'worst Live Lounge in history'

Brentford rappers Kurupt FM "broke the internet" after their bizarre BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge appearance on Wednesday (February 10)

Grants up to £10k for local animal re-homing centres

Charity Support Adoption for Pets is offering £4k and £10k grants for microchips and scanners as well as renovation projects

Better communication 'could have prevented' Wormwood Scrubs inmate from hanging himself in cell

Inquest hears how Lee Crossley, who hanged himself in his cell, may have received more support had communication between staff been better

Hundreds of students visit Nazi concentration camps in Poland

MP Ruth Cadbury joined 200 pupils on a visit to concentration camps in Auschwitz-Birkenau as part of Holocaust Educational Trust’s project

Gay UKIP member resigns over choice of 'Gaystapo' candidate for London Assembly elections

Alan Craig, who was invited to address a 'gay cure' conference in 2015, has been chosen to stand in south west London at the London Assembly election

Young BMW driver blames 'jealousy' after tyres slashed THREE times in three weeks

Bahadur Lal says other cars parked in the same street near Syon Lane train station in Hounslow have not been targeted

Unravelling the role of the humble line

What's in a Line? at Watermans in Brentford inveites visitors to get hands on as they explore one of art's most basic building blocks

Motorcyclist injured in collision with bus in Kew

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Police said the male rider was treated at the scene of the accident, which reportedly caused tailbacks to Kew Bridge

'Nightmare' family turfed out of home in Brentford

The Miller family were given 24 hours to leave their flat at Berkeley House following complaints of drug-taking, public urination and defecation

Plans for safer pedestrian and cycle access at two A4 junctions

Transport for London (TfL) and Hounslow council urge people to share their views on two proposals for improving walking and cycling in Brentford

Hounslow MP calls for 'urgent review' of controversial road closure

Ruth Cadbury says a number of businesses have raised concerns about the impact of closing Church Street, in Isleworth

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'Laughable' affordable housing term should be banned, say Labour members

Brentford & Isleworth Labour Party says most 'affordable homes' are still beyond the reach of an average working family

Unique views of London come to Charing Cross Hospital

Charing Cross Hospital is hosting an exhibition featuring works by west London artist Jane Joseph

Inquest begins for convicted paedophile found dead in his cell at Wormwood Scrubs

Lee Crossley, of Brentford, was found dead five days after being recalled to prison for breaching the conditions of his licence

Gang members used innocent victims' details to obtain £3m worth of Wonga loans

Members of the "criminal outfit" helped bank the cash made from taking out up to 19,000 loans, leaving victims facing repayment charges

Anger at meeting over 32-storey tower plans at Chiswick Roundabout

An unsuitable site for homes and lack of infrastructure in place among key issues raised at meeting opposing plans

Pop-Up Opera company to entertain at The London Museum of Water and Steam

Award-winning Pop-Up Opera Company is coming to The London Museum of Water and Steam for one day only... Don't miss out!

Cyclists swap places with lorry drivers in bid to improve safety

Ruth Cadbury MP joined staff at a sewage works in Isleworth to see safety improvements made by Thames Water to its HGVs

Second protest march planned against controversial road closure

Demonstrators opposed to the closure of Church Street, in Isleworth, are due to stage another rally on Saturday, January 30

London Museum of Water and Steam to hold Spectacular Science Week

Does your child love science? Spark their imagination with Spectacular Science Week at The London Museum of Water and Steam

Hounslow Council leader accused of hypocrisy over wheelie bin protest reaction

Pensioner arrested over demo outside Cllr Steve Curran's house says he sees 'no difference' between that and a Labour photo shoot outside the home of a political rival

Man hit by police van in Isleworth named as Roman Kumurkiewicz

Roman Kumurkiewicz, of Brentford, died the day after being struck by the van in London Road

Volunteer lock keepers wanted to man the Grand Union Canal in Brentford

Potential volunteers have until February 1 to apply for the historic role, which is open to applicants of any age

Fury after people are trapped in lift with faulty emergency call button

Occupants of Trico House, on Brentford's Great West Quarter estate, are seeking answers from housing association A2Dominion

Rally against 'monstrous' tower to be built Chiswick Roundabout

A meeting to discuss the proposals will be held on Wednesday (January 27) in Chiswick

Police appeal for help to find two missing people in Hounslow

Ben Tilling disappeared from West Middlesex Hospital and has not been seen all weekend while Tina Ellis was reported to be travelling to Brentford

Apprenticeships up for grabs with GSK in Brentford and Uxbridge

The pharmaceutical giant says successful applicants will get on-the-job experience while study towards qualifications


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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