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Rescued puffin due to be released back into the wild

A puffin that was rescued from a canal in Brentford has made a good recovery and is due to be released back into the wild

General Election: Rivals vow to defy parties over Heathrow if needed

Conservative candidate Mary Macleod and Labour's Ruth Cadbury told hustings audience they would vote against Heathrow's third runway even if it was supported by their respective parties

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General Election: Five parties to contest Hounslow seats

Independents drop out of the race, which will see half as many candidates battle it out across the two constituencies as five years ago

General election: See candidates make their case at Chiswick hustings

All five candidates for Brentford & Isleworth have their say in this video, which captures last night's general election hustings in a nutshell

Bangalore drama is like Downton Abbey on epic scale

The haves and have nots of India's silicon valley collide in Girish Karnad's Boiled Beans on Toast, which received its UK premiere at Watermans arts centre in Brentford

Company in court after driver was crushed by forklift truck

Stephen Rodwell was working at the printing company Heidelberg Graphic Equipment, in Brentford, when the incident occurred

General Election: Rivals gear up for two debates in two nights

Candidates in Brentford & Isleworth will face a grilling from the public in Chiswick on Tuesday and in Brentford on Wednesday

Boris Johnson joins Mary Macleod on campaign trail in Brentford

Politicians meet members of Brentford High Street Action Group, Brentford FCCST and Brentford Chamber of Commerce before sipping a pint at One over the Ait

Eddie Izzard dons his heels at Ealing rally for the Labour party

The comedian has been touring several seats in the run up to the elections

Charity gig to help spur on London Marathon runner

Robb Johnson will perform in aid of Geoffs Place, which provides a holiday home for adults with learning disabilities, before Lewis Emery takes on the marathon for the Brentford-based charity

Stranded puffin rescued from west London canal

The coastal bird, which was fished from the Grand Union Canal in Brentford, is believed to have been blown many miles off course by strong winds

Fulham player ratings result against Charlton: and the winner is...

Whites fans vote for those who rose at The Valley

Fulham boss fumes over Charlton 'offside' goal

Manager reckons Whites deserved all three points

Fulham carve out a precious point at Charlton

Whites bounce back thanks to Mac

'Tories have borrowed this seat' declares Labour candidate

Labour's Ruth Cadbury issues the rallying cry as she launches her General Election campaign to oust Tory Mary Macleod in Brentford & Isleworth

Benidorm shooting: Brentford man found shot dead with wife in Spanish villa

Detectives believe ex-pats Peter and Jean Tarsey may have been the victims of a bungled robbery

Hounslow MP receives nearly £120,000 in donations

Brentford and Isleworth MP Mary Macleod has received more in political donations since May 2010 than all but three other MPs

Search is on to find Hounslow's unsung heroes

Hounslow Council asks people to nominate a person or group whose brave actions or good deed have helped make the borough a safer place to call home

Old Brentford police station site to house new Watermans arts centre

A new marina and 300 new homes are also part of an agreement between Hounslow Council and developer London Green

Knife attacker gets 15 years for attempted murder in Brentford

Amish Kansagra had denied attempted murder following the savage assault at the home of his 35-year-old victim

Elderly man injured as burglar flees home in Brentford

The man, in his 70s, needed hospital treatment for a head wound after the burglary, in which gold and silver jewellery were stolen

Headteachers behind free school bid delighted by approval

Headteachers at schools across Hounslow are pooling their expertise to open the new HIP free school in Brentford and Isleworth, approved this week

Fulham sign Norwich player for rest of season

Turner paints a rosy picture in white

Vulnerable couple attacked and burgled in their own home

Police appeal for witnesses who may have been in the Brentford Docks area between 1.45pm and 2.45pm on Sunday (March 8)

Indian film star 'very upset' about attempts to ban rape documentary

Lillete Dubey was speaking ahead of the UK premiere of Boiled Beans on Toast, which she directs, at Brentford's Watermans arts centre

Popular festival staying put after tug-of-war between Ealing and Hounslow

The Brentford Festival will remain in Blondin Park, Northfields, this September, despite a mooted return to its former home at Boston Manor Park

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Laughter all around on World Book Day

Children of all ages from Brentford, Feltham and Kensington were among many in west London to celebrate World Book Day on Thursday

West London buyers offered 20% off new Brentford flats

Discounted apartments available from £280,000 at Brentford's Great West Quarter, which is home to "one of Europe's largest indoor vertical gardens"

Public inquiry may be needed to secure land for Brentford FC's new stadium

First Industrial, which owns an office block on the site, is understood to be the last landowner standing in the way of the Bees' new ground

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Will Ackermann
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Steve Bax
News Editor, West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Goolistan Cooper
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Alix Culbertson
Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter