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Education

Here you will find the latest news on West London's schools, academies and further education colleges, plus the area's prominent universities, Brunel and the University of West London. A baby boom in recent years has seen the demand for school places soar, triggering a rapid expansion of local schools and free schools coming on stream to keep up.

Wellington Primary School expansion runs into fresh opposition

Neighbours are worried about the impact on traffic of expanding the school in Sutton Lane, Hounslow, onto the site of an old cricket pavilion

Cranford Community College accused of wasting money after losing legal bid to change name of Cranford College

A High Court judge dismissed Cranford Community College's claim that the nearby adult education college was trying to trade off the secondary school's good name

School caretaker charged on suspicion of sexually assaulting underage girl

The caretaker, who is 32 years old, has now been bailed.

Alex James visits The Smallberry Green Primary School in Isleworth

The Blur bassist turned cheese-maker was at the school this morning, where he showed children how to make butter from cream, to mark Red Tractor Week

Robert Winston claims Hounslow students' exam results outshone his as he presents school awards

The TV scientist took time out from campaigning against Scottish independence to hand out awards at The Heathland School last night

Universities

Record number of entries for West London Business Awards.

Just over a week to wait until the judges announce their shortlist.

Watch: Brunel students plan colourful run to raise funds for Northwood hospice

Brunel University and Michael Sobell Hospice have teamed up to create #colourdash

SSHH! It's the student bus designed to let Brunel neighbours get their beauty sleep

The aims are to reduce noise and litter,and improve the safety of students when getting around Uxbridge at night.

Schools & Academies

Wellington Primary School expansion runs into fresh opposition

Neighbours are worried about the impact on traffic of expanding the school in Sutton Lane, Hounslow, onto the site of an old cricket pavilion

Ealing councillor to pedal through Chilterns in memory of his mum

Bassam Mahfouz will travel 100km to fundraise for Pancreatic Cancer UK

The One Direction voice over artist uniting members of 'loneliest profession'

Rachael Naylor, who is also the voice of Virgin Media, set up The VoiceOver Network to bring voice over artists together and help them find work

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Steve Bax
Digital Editor, Get West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
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Sports Editor
Caitlin Black
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Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
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Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Zoe Drewett
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Alan Hayes
News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
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
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
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
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter