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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

Ben Fogle and Alastair Humphreys angered by HS2 after visit to Hillingdon Outdoor Activities Centre - which it will destroy

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"Concreting over this wonderful wild urban oasis is a terrible thing to do"

Painting of 'no overtaking' lines in notorious Harvil Road is delayed

A man who was involved in a car crash had lobbied the council to get the lines introduced

Sports in Hillingdon to be given a financial boost

Funding is on offer to sports, exercise and dance groups - find out how to apply

Britain's biggest circus comes to Harefield

In their 2014 tour, artists from around the world combine in a fast-moving two hour show

Huge luxury waterside development will 'boost Harefield's economy'

A complex of 65 homes is being built at the Royal Quay, Coppermill Lock site        

Michael Borio confirmed as Labour candidate to take on Nick Hurd MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner in 2015

The Harrow councillor is looking to take on the MP in the cross-borough constituency.

MPs join forces to ask Government to drop HS2 Heathrow spur

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Nick Hurd, John Randall and Dominic Grieve have written to the transport secretary asking him to drop a spur connecting HS2 to Heathrow Airport

Five family things to do in west London this weekend

Try out fishing at Little Britain Lake in Cowley or enjoy the Queens Park Festival - details are in our latest summer holidays things to do round-up.


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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