Whopping £3m secured to build The Tropical Zoo in west London

But the 25-year battle to build an animal rescue centre is not over!

Teenage boy raped and sexually assaulted young girls

The boy, who was 13 at the time of the offence, was also found guilty of raping a girl aged under 13

Labour MP Seema Malhotra denies accusations of hypocrisy over unpaid internship

"Maybe we shouldn't be surprised that the MP who lives in a £7 million mansion in Chelsea no longer realises Feltham and Heston residents expect an almost full-time job to be remunerated"

Super Saturday of Sport event in Feltham attracts hundreds of families

Event featured more than 20 clubs and a range of sporting activities from indoor rowing to cycling

Four people bailed over shooting of three-year-old girl in Hanworth Park

Three teenage boys and a 23-year-old man have been bailed to a date in early October, police said

Four people arrested over alleged air gun shooting of three-year-old girl

Police said four people, aged 13 to 23, were being held in custody after being arrested on suspicion of causing GBH

August Bank Holiday: Supermarket opening times

Bank Holiday Monday opening times for Aldi, Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Lidl and Waitrose

'Horrific' air gun shooting in Feltham leaves three-year-old girl in hospital

Police said the shooting involving the toddler in Hanworth Park could have been "fatal"

Britain's Got Talent winners Spelbound coach cleared of child cruelty charges

Prosecutors said they dropped the case against Neil Griffiths, who coaches the troupe in Hounslow, following fresh medical evidence

Map shows 16 stabbings in west London in just TWO months

We have compiled a map of recent knife crime in the area after a worrying spate of six stabbings in just five days

Teenager threatened to 'behead' social worker in Feltham, court hears

The 16-year-old called the terrified Hounslow Council employee a "home-wrecker" and said he would chop her head off, court is told

MP vows to tackle Islamophobia after Feltham hate poster

MP Seema Malhotra will be meeting with the police and members of the community to discuss tackling hate crime

Brain box aged 10 gets A* in Arabic GCSE

Alae Chemmach was one of eight students taking the exam at least two years early in Feltham, all of whom got at least an A

Poundland buys 99p Stores in £55m deal

The takeover was under investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority over concerns it would have an impact on competition

Autistic boy to receive speaking aid thanks to kindness of strangers

Mum Rochelle Vick, of Feltham, was excited to hear her brave Ashton Vick-Sylvan speak again

Crime figures fall across Hounslow

Burglary, robberies and theft see the biggest improvements as police crackdown on crime - but Feltham lags behind

Improved bus services for Hayes to prepare for Crossrail

The 90 bus route will became double-decker during the regeneration of Hayes town centre

Staff apologise and remove hate poster from Feltham pub

WARNING: Offensive content - Shocked customer discovers poster which tells Muslims to "get the f*** out of our countries"

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Young man in serious condition after Feltham Park stabbing

The injured man, aged in his 20s, remains in hospital in a "serious but stable condition", police said

Space school prepares to launch in Feltham

Last few remaining places remain for students starting in Year 10 and 12 to enrol at Space Studio West London

Police launch campaign to clamp down on dangerous moped drivers

Police, council, and Tesco join forces to put a stop to riders causing nuisance on the streets

Discover Hounslow's best kept secrets in new pocket guide

Find out about the history of the borough, must-see sights and events not to be missed

Result of Heathrow public inquiry not expected until next year

Planned taxiway works at airport could mean thousands more flights a year for some communities and many fewer for others

Closing children's centres would be 'disastrous', claims teacher

More than 600 people have now signed a petition opposing plans by Hounslow Council to close four children's centres

South West Trains roll out new carriages on Hounslow routes

Extra space for 17,000 more passengers across South West Trains routes as part of £65m investment in additional carriages

Keep children's minds active during holidays, warns education expert

Feltham-based education expert Dr Stephen Curran calls on parents to use fun learning so children don't fall behind in September

Review: Heston Hyde Hotel offers affordable luxury close to Heathrow Airport

The Heston Hyde Hotel has been making its mark since opening in Hounslow 18 months ago, but what's it like? STEVE BAX packed a bag and went along to find out.

Zoroastrian HQ to open in Feltham

World Zoroastrian Organisation's new community centre will be a stone's throw from where the faith's most famous follower Freddie Mercury grew up

Record number of parks flying Green Flag in Hounslow

Green-fingered staff were awarded for their hard work at a special awards ceremony

Teenage boy pleads guilty to firearm offences after Feltham incident

A 15-year-old boy is due to be sentenced at Feltham Youth Court on August 25

Feltham

Feltham is the largest town in the western half of Hounslow borough. It is home to The Centre shopping hub as well as Feltham Community College where Olympic runner Mo Farah once studied. Other famous former residents include Freddie Mercury and Brian May who went on to form Queen.

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