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UKIP candidate deselected over 'nutty' election flyer

David W Griffiths, who had been chosen to stand in Isleworth, is also criticised by the party for his 'disgusting' online comments, in which he suggested some people were 'intended by nature' to be slaves

Video: Tour West London's waterways from the comfort of your home

A new innovation from Google is allowing browsers to take a virtual walk along West London's canals and waterways.

Snakes and Ladders play centre refurb on course

Much loved attraction due to reopen in the summer

Eddie Izzard to meet shoppers in Hounslow tomorrow

The comedian and film star will join Labour councillor Ruth Cadbury in Hounslow High Street from 12.30pm to show his support for the party

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Have your say on plans for 12,330 new homes across Hounslow

Hounslow Council's Local Plan will act as a guideline for developments across the borough over the next 15 years, and next Tuesday is the deadline for responses

Rugby chiefs throw lifeline to threatened homework club

The Rugby Football Union donates £1,000 to a homework club on Isleworth's Ivybridge estate after an appeal by MP Mary Macleod, but more help is desperately needed

Brentford Market traders excited by £2 million upgrade

Alix Culbertson speaks to the manager of Brentford Market about its £2 million upgrade.

Brentford FC's man of the match hailed by getwestlondon

Website's owners sponsored game against Crawley Town.

More than 2,000 CVs handed over at 'west London's biggest' jobs fair

Hundreds of job seekers are interviewed on the day at the Aspire careers fair in Isleworth, while many more fine tune their CVs and try out new skills

Maria Miller (Secretary of State for Culture) with Brentford & Isleworth MP, Mary Macleod

Maria Miller was victim of a 'media witch-hunt', says MP

Brentford and Isleworth MP Mary Macleod says Ms Miller, who resigned this morning following a row over her expenses, was an 'excellent' culture secretary and should have been allowed to continue in the role

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Council hopefuls to do battle at Brentford hustings

Candidates hoping to secure seats on Hounslow Council will face electors at an event hosted by a local business group.


Fire brigade praises neighbours who stayed in flats during blaze in Brentford's Green Dragon Lane

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a tower block in Green Dragon Lane, Brentford.

Lib Dems wage war on 'unfair' parking fines

Hounslow Liberal Democrats accuse the council of unfairly targeting motorists in some areas as it reveals its local election candidates

Sign Izzy's petition to get financial help for families with sick children

Parents of a child with leukaemia need 100,000 signatures to get the government to listen


Eric Pickles impressed with Hounslow's regeneration projects

The Secretary of State told Hounslow Chamber of Commerce how regeneration in the borough was unique after he went on a tour of the borough's projects and was presented with a lettuce.

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Youth charity in talks about opening secondary school

EuroPeace Youth has held preliminary talks with Hounslow Council about setting up a small secondary school in the borough for those who struggle to engage with mainstream settings

School expansion to provide extra 236 places

Hounslow Council to spend £26 million expanding five primary schools and creating four new centres for pupils with special educational needs

Boost for cycling as £1 million is promised for segregated lanes and other improvements

Hounslow Council says money will be spent on lanes in Hanworth and Brentford as part of a £1m investment in cycling schemes over coming years

Accident causes long queues across Kew Bridge

A collision between a lorry and a car has caused long tailbacks.

Brentford Festival to stay in Ealing's Blondin Park

Organisers decided last night (March 26) to keep the festival in Ealing after a fall out over finances with Hounslow Council's parks contractor.

Zippy dressed marathon runner smashes world record

Jessica Bass of Brentford beats Guinness World Record for fastest marathon dressed as a TV character by a superb 37 minutes

Whoopee! Brentford's new playground could be open for fun as early as this weekend

The head of the Boston Manor Friends' group tested out the zip wire in the park's impressive new playground

QPR keeper should play for England says Wigan boss

Robert Green catches the eye of Latics manager

Teacher protests

Teachers strike: 15 schools to close in Hounslow

80% of schools will be closed or partially closed as teachers planned strike action set to go ahead tomorrow

Shrewsbury Town v Brentford - Sky Bet Football League One

Brentford boss targets near-record points total

Six more wins needed at least, says manager after they beat Coventry

Mac attack sees Brentford cruise past Coventry

Bees do double after going a goal down

Library users in Hounslow owe £450,000 in unpaid fines

Borrowers at Hounslow and Chiswick libraries are the worst offenders, new figures show

Worker taken to hospital after being crushed by forklift truck

Man understood to have suffered broken ribs after incident at freight company in Brentford this morning

Mary at the London Air Ambulance Helipad, with Dr Julian Thompson, Executive Director of LAA

London to get a second Air Ambulance to provide 24 hour service

The announcement in the budget that London Air Ambulance will receive funds for a second helicopter has been welcomed by local MP Mary Macleod


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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Steve Bax
Digital Editor, Get West London
Danya Bazaraa
Greenford, Northolt and Perivale Reporter
Hannah Bewley
Reporter, Wembley Observer
Paul Bishop
Sports Editor
Caitlin Black
Reporter, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Poppy Bradbury
White City, Shepherd’s Bush and Westminster Reporter
Alix Culbertson
Hammersmith, Chiswick and Brentford Reporter
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston, Cranford and Whitton Reporter
Zoe Drewett
Reporter, Uxbridge Gazette
James Gates
Southall, Hanwell and West Ealing Reporter
Jack Griffith
Senior Reporter, Uxbridge Gazette
Jane Harrison
Community Reporter, Ealing Borough
Alan Hayes
News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Kensington and Chelsea Reporter and Fulham and Parsons Green Reporter
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth Reporter
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Reporter, Uxbridge Gazette
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Reporter, Harrow Observer
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Yann Tear
Sports Reporter
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter