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Who put the bin on the speed camera?

Without a ladder, our money is on a shin-up the supporting post, probably at night because Church Hill is on one of the main routes into Harefield.

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.


Village will learn story of its VC heroes in First World War anniversary history day

Village will learn story of its VC heroes in First World War anniversary history day

Discover how the First World War impacted on life in west London a century ago.

Your guide to World War One centenary events in west London

First World War commemorative events are taking place across west London in August and September. Here's our guide to what's on where.

Special needs children's charity has a shiny new bus for its summer holiday

The mini-bus will be run in partnership  with Hillingdon Community Transport, who will maintain and service it, and ORCHYD always have first call on it.

Two blazes in hours, as firefighters have a day from hell in Hillingdon

Two home blazes and widespread flooding tests fire crews' resilience

Hillingdon is the greenest borough in the country

Hillingdon has been awarded for its many attractive green spaces

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.


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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