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

Ticket to Ride: Dozens cycle through Ealing's most scenic routes

Councillor said "these events are a fantastic way to get people of all abilities to explore our beautiful borough by bike"

Ealing Summer Festivals to kick off with annual hit Greenford Carnival

There will be something for people of all ages, including the usual fun fair, food and market stalls, African drumming and water play

91-year-old dementia sufferer missing from Ealing home

Stanley Victor Howard was last seen on Sunday (June 21) at 6.45pm at his home address in Greenford Road, Greenford

Rolls-Royce Phantom and Bentley get Greenford pupils to the prom on time!

Pupils dressed their best and arrived in style to their school prom

Police investigate attempted burglary at Greenford home

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sergeant Mark Hunt of Acton CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

Health fair to teach kids and parents about importance of living well

Perivale Primary School hosted an event with the help of visitors from local organisations

Collision involving car and motorbike causes severe delays

The collision, involving a BMW and a Honda motorbike, caused severe delays on the A40 eastbound

Greenford residents who 'no longer live in fear' award police with plaque

Police had received an anonymous email from neighbours of Marnham Crescent about drug dealing and antisocial behaviour in their area

Greenford school wins in London's most outstanding architecture awards

The Royal Institute of British Architects London Awards recognised 38 winning projects across the capital

Greenford Salvation Army celebrates 80th year

The local branch turned 80 and celebrated over the weekend (May 9 and 10)

Brave 11-year-old to speak at United Nations on rights of children

Jade Stephenson is one of 20 youngsters to have been selected from around the UK to speak at the event

Deadline for Greenford lift completion pushed back... again

"I am calling on TfL to arrange an urgent on-site inspection to check progress and be transparent about when our long-awaited and much-anticipated lift will be delivered"

Greenford

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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