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Five of the best things to do in Hounslow this weekend and beyond

Storytelling and bird watching at the London Wetland Centre, a tour of the Victorian Kitchen in Gunnersbury Park Museum and plenty more

Pet experts advice on keeping your furry friends warm this winter

Whether you have cats, dogs, guinea pigs or rabbits Pets at Home staff in Feltham provide some fluffy tips as cold weather settles in 

New eel pass installed at Osterley weir, River Brent

Passage to help baby eels to grow was set up as part of ZSL's eel conservation programme, along with ecology experts, frog environmental

New gym equipment coming to Boston Manor Park in Brentford is unveiled

A trim trail featuring three new pieces of apparatus is due to be installed this spring, thanks to a £30,000 grant

Thousands watch MP endure grilling at Brentford food bank

Brentford and Isleworth MP Mary Macleod was put on the spot over her voting record by former Take a Break editor John Dale

Odds lengthen on Tories holding Brentford and Isleworth at general election

Mary Macleod is now 3/1 with bookmakers to keep her seat, with Labour rival Ruth Cadbury a strong favourite to oust her


Woman escapes with baby from smoke filled flat in Brentford

The woman and child were treated for smoke inhalation outside the apartment block in Kew Bridge Road, from where two other people were rescued this morning

Morrisons stores in Yiewsley, Hounslow and Brentford dodge closure bullet

The supermarket giant today confirmed neither store is among those in the firing line.

Big data can be beautiful, new exhibition at Watermans in Brentford shows

The internationally exhibited artist Michael Takeo Magruder plundered our information rich society to create the arresting images in his new solo show Living Data

Don't mind the age gap: Hounslow students try to improve bus relations

Pupils across the borough win grants for films addressing cross-generational misunderstanding on buses

Brentford comedian to appear on West End stage alongside Alex Reid

Marcus Gibson, who runs the Bees' German fan club, will showcase his comic creations in Factor 2025, at Leicester Square Theatre

Seven charged over violence which marred Bees' defeat to Watford FC

Two men from Hounslow, one from Acton and a teenager from Isleworth are among those charged with affray following the clash on September 30 last year

Brent family of seven escape suspected arson attack thanks to 999 operator

Brave neighbours then help family from Brent to safety through the back of the property.

Rescued Border Collie

Holding on for a hero: TV company wants to hear from people who have saved the lives of others

ITV show Saved will tell the stories of random acts of bravery which has resulted in saved lives.

New poll reveals boost in support for Heathrow expansion

Populus survey of 10,000 residents shows additional jobs and apprenticeships shape-up top reasons for supporting expansion

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Man dies in Brentford flat fire

A man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene after firefighters were called to a blaze at a ground floor flat in Layton Road this morning

New year boost for Brentford Market

Visitor numbers were up by more than 50 per cent on last year at the weekly market last weekend

Admissions now open for Brentford's newest primary school

Floreat Brentford is due to open this September and prospective parents have until March 15 to apply for a place for their child

Meet the hero who rescued a man from the Thames in Brentford

David Hardy and fellow boat dwellers helped free the man from the muddy foreshore where he had become trapped after tumbling from a riverside walkway

Second phase of huge Brentford waterside development approved

Mæ Architects has been appointed to design the latest round of buildings at Brentford Lock West, which will include 141 homes and commercial space

Could you be a lock keeper? New volunteers sought for Grand Union Canal

New recruits are needed to man locks in Brentford, Hanwell and Uxbridge

Bees striker Montell Moore denies handling stolen goods

The 19-year-old Brentford FC forward, who lives in Chiswick, is due to stand trial on March 2

Man rescued from Thames in Brentford

The man, reported to be in his 40s, was taken to hospital 'as a priority' with hypothermia after being pulled from the water last night

Brentford man jailed for 10 years for brandishing gun in fatal street fight

Mickyle Bromfield was sentenced for his role in a clash in south-east London in which his friend Afyon Saint-Hilaire was stabbed to death

Mogden Sewage Treatment Works

MP secures minister meeting over stench at Isleworth sewage works

'Mogden residents have suffered long enough' says Brentford and Isleworth MP Mary Macleod

Hounslow gymnastics club scoops £70,000 London Marathon grant

Heathrow Gymnastics Club, which is home to Britain's Got Talent winners Spelbound, was awarded the money for a new sprung floor area. There was also £30,000 allocated for a new trim trail and seat storage in Boston Manor Park

Councillor Ruth Cadbury

New poll suggests easy win for Labour in Brentford and Isleworth

Survey published by Tory peer Lord Ashcroft gives Labour challenger Ruth Cadbury a 13 point lead over Conservative incumbent Mary Macleod

New flats in Brentford again left without heating this winter

The Great West Quarter estate in Ealing Road has been plagued by problems with heating and hot water since 2009, and apartments there were again plunged into coldness this weekend

'Scrooge-like' parking policy attacked after Bees fans receive Boxing Day fines

Hounslow Council defends the £110 fines for parking on a single yellow line, which compounded the misery of Brentford FC's 4-2 defeat to Ipswich

Schoolchildren cut the ribbon at official reopening of iconic Brentford Homebase

Pupils from St Richard Reynold's Catholic College perform the honours at the newly expanded DIY and homeware store in Syon Lane


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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News Editor, West London
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Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
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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
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Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
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