Team of volunteers board canoes to clean up Greenford canal

A total of 40 bags of rubbish were cleared from the canal, thanks to a team of canoe-riding volunteers

Ex-Ealing teacher jailed for sexually abusing former pupil

Paedophile Richard Alston, a former teacher at Cavendish School, was sentenced to 21 months in jail for abusing a pupil in the 1970s

Ealing community centres 'not sure how much longer we will last' amidst council funding cuts

Ealing community centres are working with the council to find alternative income to cope with the £302,000 cuts over three years

Ealing's parks win gold again at London in Bloom Awards

Ealing's parks were recognised yet again at the London in Bloom awards, with gold awards for many of the open spaces in the borough

Appeal court rejects appeals by Dean Mayley killers

Three men found guilty of manslaughter and attempted robbery have failed in their appeals for reduced sentences

Woman hospitalised after collision with cyclist in Greenford

Paramedics were called to the junction of Greenford Road and Ruislip Road shortly before 7am on Thursday

Missing girls from Greenford found after two days

Martyna Sienkiewick and Alina Turkawka had been missing since Monday

Ealing Half Marathon: A complete guide to the annual race

Are you running the Ealing Half Marathon this year, or supporting someone who is? Here's our complete guide to the event

M&S donates van to west London charity helping feed the city's homeless community

Earlier this month, City Harvest in Greenford was still having to hire vans twice a week to keep dishing out food to the city's poorest

Police concerned for two girls from Greenford who could be missing together

Police reveal TWO missing teenagers were last seen at the same time on Monday 14 September

Ealing children invited to join music programmes to explore their talents

Greenford Community Centre will host musical programmes for budding singers and musicians to the end of the year and into 2016

Police appeal for missing teen from Greenford

Martyna Sienkiewicz, who has been missing overnight, was last seen wearing her school uniform

Ealing man charged with people smuggling and deported to Belgium

The Greenford man has been charged as part in connection with a criminal network smuggling people into the UK in lorries through the Channel ports

First Great Western train

FGW train strike could cause travel chaos this weekend

Industrial action means there will be no FGW service between Paddington and Greenford, along with a number of other disruptions

August Bank Holiday: Supermarket opening times

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

UK's biggest bike manufacturer Brompton Bicycle plans to double production at new factory

Brompton Bicycle is leaving Brentford, where it has been for nearly 30 years, for Greenford Park, in the borough of Ealing

Police searching for unknown man assaulted with piece of wood

The man was hit across the head several times with a piece of wood and then kicked in the head and back, while on the floor

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.

Illustrator chosen for voluntary programme helping children in Nigeria

Lauren Marsh completed a 'live below the line' challenge to raise funds for a charity which works to transfer sustainable skills abroad

More than 100 new affordable homes could be coming to Ealing

The council agreed to plans to build the new homes at sites in Northolt, Greenford and Perivale

Volunteers want more recruits for drive to keep Grand Union Canal looking beautiful

"There's a growing awareness of how natural beauty in our environment improves our health and wellbeing but that beauty needs our care and protection to flourish"

New charges for disposing of building waste in Ealing

"People sometimes bring huge car-loads of building waste to the reuse and recycling centres, most of which ends up in landfill"

Operation Bottle Top launched in Greenford to tackle antisocial behaviour

In the first week of the operation, officers stopped 83 street drinkers and seized 140 bottles and cans of alcohol

Man jailed for robbing and stabbing cab driver over fare dispute

Sapha Singh, 32, of Tremaine Road, Anerley, was also sentenced for robbing another man in Greenford

Children celebrate results of environmental projects coming to fruition

The Young People’s Trust for the Environment’s (YPTE) ‘Roots to Green Living’ scheme is funded by the Heathrow Community Fund

Fraudster tried to illegally grab two council homes while privately renting

"The message here is very clear: If you attempt to commit housing fraud we will catch you"

Brompton Bicycle to leave Brentford after nearly 30 years

Folding bike manufacturer is understood to be moving production to Greenford

Ealing Town Hall, home to the borough council

Council kick starts plans for new £1.3m Greenford sports facilities

Subject to planning approval, work will start in the autumn and is expected to complete next summer

Police arrest 18 in dawn raids to crack down on drug crimes

Items seized as part of the police raids included quantities of class A and class B drugs, £2,000 in cash and a Range Rover

Perivale fire: Business owners devastated as 100% of industrial site burnt down and livelihoods become 'history'

Families are worried about how they will afford to live following what firefighters have called one of the biggest fires in London for a long time


Greenford has a small town centre with good links to the A40 and is considered the birthplace of the modern organic chemical industry, where William Perkin discovered the first aniline dye 1856. It is home to Ealing borough's newest secondary school and encompasses Perivale and popular walking spot Horsenden Hill.

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