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Harefield Cafe has cleanliness down to a tea

Village Cafe is top of the pops for cleanliness

Police appeal for information after woman is raped in Hillingdon

A woman in her 30s was raped in a residential street in the early hours

Primark at centre of BBC2's Clothes to Die For documentary

If Primark came to Uxbridge as rumours suggest, would this put you off shopping there?

Frankie & Benny's will open restaurant in Uxbridge

The American-Italian restaurant chain is the latest business set to come to Uxbridge after rumours of a Primark sent Twitter into a frenzy

In pictures: Butterfly count in Harefield and Ruislip

Different species of butterflies were counted and logged as part of a Butterfly Conservation Society study

Watch: Fork lightning flashes across the sky in Ruislip

Some amazing videos have emerged of last night's electrical storm.

Electric storm lights up Hillingdon skies

Hundreds of you took to Twitter and Facebook in the small hours to share photos of the dramatic weather

Hospital worker to pay £150k damages to colleagues after 'campaign of harassment'

The Harefield Hospital worker falsely accused colleagues of racism, paedophilia, bribery, blackmail and inappropriate behaviour with patients, and posted vicious abuse online


Harefield Academy joins the prom crowd as Year 11s celebrate in style

Now GCSE exams are over, pupils get dressed in their best to let their hair down

Could Primark be coming to Uxbridge?

Rumours that the low-price retail giant is coming to the town have been swirling since a planning application seeking to take over 15 stores was submitted

Ruislip MP to focus on lobbying for changes to HS2 after being axed in Cameron reshuffle

Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner MP lost his Cabinet job in Cameron's re-shuffle but anti-HS2 campaigners hope he will now be free to fight against the high-speed rail project

WATCH: Comedy legend John Cleese makes Monty Python Silly Walks game with Hillingdon tech company

The Ministry of Silly Walks iOS and Android app was created by John Cleese and five friends from Hillingdon and has already gained celebrity fans including Stephen Fry and Hugh Grant

Minister visits Hillingdon Outdoor Activities Centre but still says it will have to move because of HS2

  • HS2

Minister for Transport Robert Goodwill joined MP Nick Hurd at the Harefield centre which will be destroyed by HS2

Free fishing days for all the family at Little Britain

Everyone is invited to try the sport at two fun days during the summer

Harefield narrowboat charity teaching new skills to children

More people are being encouraged to take part in boating courses to help team building and social skills

Resigning John Randall 'will support whoever takes his place'

Boris Johnson has been suggested as a possible replacement

Private foster carers missing out on vital support from Hillingdon Council

Many carers may be missing out on help that is available to them because they are unaware they need to notify the council of private fostering arrangements

Morrisons hoping to name a delivery van after a community hero

The supermarket launched its online delivery service in Ruislip today and wants to put a local person who has gone above and beyond on one of its vans

HS2 campaign groups fight to be heard by Hybrid Bill Committee

  • HS2

HS2 Action Alliance and Stop HS2 - the country's two biggest anti-HS2 groups - say the government is trying to gag them

Latest consultation on property compensation packages for HS2 begins

  • HS2

Consultation launched on latest property compensation provisions outlined in April

Pensioner confused after spotting car she 'scrapped' for £120 driving around Hillingdon

Mary Tobin accepted a garage's offer to scrap her car as it would be too expensive to fix

Get your bicycle marked and logged at police security session

Hillingdon Police’s Safer Transport Team will be marking and registering machines free of charge

Foster carers thanked for dedication to children needing care

Hillingdon Council has commended the hard work of foster carers at their annual foster carers’ gala

Harefield Infants receives award for work with gifted and talented children

Teachers have done great work giving extra encouragement and support to outstanding pupils, while ensuring all children at the school flourish

Chance for children to make a furry friend at summer activity club

Pets at Home is running a club for youngsters during the summer to help them learn about caring for animals

Latest planning applications submitted to Hillingdon Council

Find the latest plan apps for across the borough here

In pictures: Haydon School prom photos are in!

Year 11 students at the Eastcote school donned their best suits and dresses for their end of year prom

Harefield activity centre which was presented an award by Peter Andre is finally complete

After five years of fundraising, the final part of the outdoor site is finished

MPs begin HS2 petition hearings

  • HS2

Rail bill committee will now spend months - possibly years - scrutinising nearly 2,000 objections to HS2

Tragic tribute bid of teen ice skater

Daniella wants to land UK title again in memory of her grandfather


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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News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
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News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Uxbridge, Harefield, Northwood, Northwood Hills
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter