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Meeting called as plan for dementia 'village' in Harefield is submitted to council

Join a Harefield Tenants' and Residents' Association meeting to find out more about the plan for a 400-home care centre at the Medi Parc site

Gardening result for best blooming pub in Harefield

Landlord of The Old Orchard, Daniel Redfern, is celebrating a big win in Hillingdon in Bloom

Former London Assembly member for Hillingdon, Richard Barnes

Former Hillingdon councillor and Boris deputy ditches Tory party for UKIP

Richard Barnes, a former right hand man to Mayor Boris Johnson, has defected to the UK Independence Party who he said had the "right answers" to Britain's issues.

Animal Column: A tea party that is for the dogs!

This week Marion Garnett has details of Theo the Jack Russell Terrier and a video of Battersea's upcoming tea party.

Five of the best things to do in Hillingdon this week

Big bands and operatic societies provide plenty of musical offerings in the coming weeks

Proposed HS2 compensation 'too low' and too restrictive, Hillingdon Council will tell Government

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Tory-run Hillingdon Council, which opposes the construction of High Speed 2 between London and Birmingham, has agreed a critical official response to the Government consultation on compensation schemes for people living near the proposed route

Day centre for disabled people in South Ruislip gets £3m refurbishment

Hillingdon Council has invested in the centre to provide people with disabilities new state-of-the-art facilities

Multi-million pound investment at Harefield Hospital

The investment is part of The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust expansion plan, worth at least £20million

Police Borough Commander reassures Hillingdon after series of violent crimes

"We will not rest until we make every effort to make this borough the most hostile environment for anyone intent on committing serious violence"

Campaign group say less than 2% of people blighted by HS2 are likely to get compensation

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HS2 Action Alliance say the vast majority of people living in urban areas that are impacted by HS2 - like in Ruislip - will get nothing

Teenagers charged after alleged assault in Uxbridge

Three men appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm

Hillingdon mayor and police borough commander join forces to lead walk of peace

The walk will see local faith groups coming together to commit to a safe and peaceful borough

Hollywood comes to Harefield for Michael Sobell Hospice fundraiser

A-listers take to the red carpet for movie-themed fundraiser to rival the Oscars 

Hillingdon nurse helps to give premature babies a chance at life

“These babies are born with a huge disadvantage so the team put everything we can into helping them. They are fighters, so we fight for them.”

Hillingdon wins big at London in Bloom awards

Borough gets blooming brilliant result as it secures Gold status for second year running

What's on this weekend in Hillingdon?

Flowers, movies, art and European culture - a variety of events are on offer across the borough this weekend

Hillingdon people recycling more than ever with new collections

Since the council introduced weekly garden waste, textile and food recycling collections there has been an overall increase in recycling across the borough

Pub raises £1000 for year-long children's hospice campaign - in just one night

The Woodman in Ruislip wanted to hold the fundraiser for Shooting Star Chase Hospice which gives care to barmaid Siobhan's 23-month old daughter

Saturday night movie themed fundraiser for Michael Sobell Hospice

Guests are encouraged to come in movie-themed fancy dress, and there will be a prize for the best dressed.

Help plan Hillingdon’s future healthcare services 

Patients, carers and residents are being encouraged to attend a workshop to help plan the health services that need to be provided over the next two years

Bm@il: Are we better together or is it 'Yes' to Scottish independence?

While respecting the various cultural identities that make up the UK, we really do need to keep our sense of humour.

Hayes YMCA teams up with Dame Kelly Holmes to get young people back on track

World-class athletes will help disadvantaged 16-25 year-olds get into work

Chiquito and Wagamama latest chains confirmed to open in Uxbridge

Both restaurants are expected to open in the town centre by the end of the year

Family fundraiser in memory of 4-year-old who died in swimming pool incident

The family of little Keenan Walsh have organised a fun day to raise money in his memory

Musician produces album inspired by Harefield village

The album is inspired by events and places in the village

VIDEO: Harefield Academy celebrates greatest ever GCSE results

The school has achieved its highest ever A-level and GCSE results this year

Former boxing champion John Conteh to start Harefield Hospital fun run

The annual Harefield Fun Run is back for another year, with bigger and better entertainment.

Animal Column: Karen is politeness personified

Meeting Karen in the courtyard at Dogs Trust reminded me of a child’s visit to an aunt where they have been told to behave themselves.

Gazette readers capture incredible supermoon snaps

The moon appeared extra big and bright on Sunday night

Harefield High Street set to get makeover

The council is offering businesses grants to spruce up their shop fronts

Harefield

Harefield is in Borough of Hillingdon and is famous for its local hospital, Harefield Hospital, where pioneering heart surgery techniques were developed. Remarkably for a village its size, it has produced three Victoria Cross recipients.

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