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Vandals desecrate ANZAC war cemetery on eve of Gallipoli commemorations

The ANZAC Day centenary service at Harefield (St Mary's) Churchyard will go ahead despite the yobs' actions

Teenager missing from Harefield sparks police appeal

Officers want to hear from anyone who has seen Sandra Petkeviciute, 15, who disappeared on Wednesday (April 22)

New Harefield Sharks coach pleasantly surprised after maiden national spring regatta

Former Polish champion oversees strong performances in Nottingham

Ex-racing greyhound Mr Ruggles is looking for a quieter life

This handsome chap is Mr Ruggles and he'd like a warm, loving home to call his own

Ruislip mum sets up mobile toddlers play group after birth of son

Runaround Rascals aims to have weekly sessions for toddlers and an outdoor venue by summer

Tesco drops Harefield store plans because of poor trade

The supermarket giant fought for four years to win planning permission for its Express store, but has now decided not to build it

Ambitious Harefield canoe club recruit top Polish coach

Former champion Beata Fabinska looking to get her teeth into the Sharks

Kids urged to take part in the great Harefield Easter Egg hunt

Eleven eggs will be hidden in shop fronts around the village – find them all, figure out the clue and you could claim a £25 prize

Swift justice as burglar jailed for Harefield break-in and car theft

Patrick Doran, 33, of Ruislip, was locked up for two years, one month after committing his crime

Life-saving defibrillator given to Hillingdon Athletics Stadium

The device, which can restart a person's heart after cardiac arrest, was donated by fuel and lubricants distributor Advance Fuels

Harefield Academy stars impress at table tennis finals

Youngsters take top honours in the boys U19 category to retain trophy

NHS Crisis: More than £44 million spent on agency nurses in west London

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West London NHS trusts spent nearly 150% more on agency nurses in 2014 than in 2013

Eamonn Holmes visits Dogs Trust Harefield

This Morning presenter Eamonn Holmes visited his four-legged friends at Dogs Trust Harefield this week to help present a cheque to the charity

Dog poisoning concerns prompt Hillingdon Council warning

Posters have been put up around Ruislip Woods warning dog owners to be vigilant after reports of poisoned meat left in the area, following the death of Labrador, Ollie

Tell us why you deserve to win the ring

Valentine's Day competition: Win an engagement ring from intu Uxbridge

intu Uxbridge has teamed up with getwestlondon to offer one lucky reader the chance to create the 'perfect proposal' this Valentine’s Day

Keith Ronald (inset) had been a club stalwart for 30 years.

'He will be missed': Harefield United pays tribute to its president who has died after battle with cancer

Harefield United's president and former player Keith Ronald has died, just weeks after the club mourned the passing of one of his predecessors.

Trampoline will be at The Crown and Treaty on Oxford Road, Uxbridge this Friday.

Hughie Dixon's live music round-up: Trampoline bounce back to The Crown and Treaty in Uxbridge

Planning to let your hair down this weekend? Check out Hughie Dixon's latest round-up of live music in an around Hillingdon Borough.

Sarah Welburn with Ollie in happier times

Couple's despair after beloved Labrador is 'poisoned by antifreeze' during walk in Ruislip woods

Dog owner David Shelvey is raising the alarm after his pet became violently sick and died after consuming a toxic substance left in a dog bowl.

Multiple cars crash at icy Harefield blackspot

At least two drivers separately lost control of their vehicles and crashed on a dangerous road this morning. Witnesses say there were more.

Blood donor sessions will be a venue near you soon.

West London venues where you can donate blood in support of next month's World Cancer Day

NHS Blood and Transplant say blood and platelets are often crucial in the treatment of the cancer patients

Motorcylist dies in Uxbridge crash involving two cars

The man, in his 50s, was confirmed dead at the scene, despite paramedics' efforts.


'Traffic chaos' and serious injuries following crash in Uxbridge

Eyewitness say Oxford Road has been closed between the A40 and Harefield Road after two cars and a motorbike crashed.

Police hunt men wanted for crimes in Hillingdon borough

Officers are calling on the public to contact them if they recognise either Karim Faidi or Mohammed Amri.

In pictures: HS2 committee visits Hillingdon to assess the impact of the line

  • HS2

The group of MPs scrutinizing the rail project came to Harefield, Ickenham and Ruislip to see for themselves what might be destroyed by HS2

'Overturned car' spotted after traffic accident in Harefield

Traffic is said to be gridlocked through the village after a car crash in Church Hill, police have closed surrounding roads and bus routes are being diverted

Damning reports show extending HS2 tunnel would save money and reduce devastating impact on west London

  • HS2

Studies commissioned by Hillingdon Council show extending the HS2 tunnel through the Colne Valley IS a viable option

Chestnut was found as a stray in Wales

Animal Column: Dogs Trust is giving hope to homeless people with dogs

In this week's animal column Marion Garnett looks at efforts being made to encourage more hostels to take in homeless people with four-legged friends.

Protesters gearing up for fight against HS2 when committee comes to Harefield

  • HS2

The cross-party select committee of MPs tasked with scrutinising the high speed line is visiting areas in Harefield that will be most affected

Review of the Year: May: Elections, an A&E closure and controversy for UKIP over comments on Twitter

May was the month when the death knell was sounded for Hammersmith Hospital's A&E unit, and a Harrow UKIP chairman came under fire over comments on Twitter.

Council tax set to freeze in Hillingdon as £15million savings announced

Hillingdon Council says it will save the money through improved efficiency and insists frontline services will not be cut.


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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Sports Reporter
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Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
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