Pongo the ex-greyhound racer is looking for a home after a life in kennels

The welfare of racing greyhounds has become such a cause for concern that it is, this week, being discussed in Parliament.

Man arrested for criminal damage to Harefield ANZAC graves

Police say this is a positive first step, but the investigation "does not end here"

Police launch appeal after army graves 'criminally damaged'

Police need your help to find those responsible for 'this mindless act of vandalism'


Harefield ANZAC graves desecrated for second time this year

Neighbourhood Inspector for Hillingdon North, Rob Bryan, calls the act a "despicable crime" and is actively hunting those responsible

Archie the Jack Russell only responds to commands in a French accent

Harefield rescued puppy only obeys commands in French accent

Staff at Harefield Dog Centre have had to adopt French accents when speaking to Archie the Jack Russell

What's going on near you this week: Bonfire Night special!

Find out what's going on near you this week, including gorgeous fireworks displays all over west London!

Remembrance Day 2015: Memorial events in west London

Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday are coming up in November; here's where memorial events are happening near you

Tributes paid to local reporter known affectionately as "Mrs Harefield"

Jo Francis, who died this week,  chronicled the daily life of Harefield village for more than a decade.

Uxbridge wood fire: London Fire Brigade battle blaze

Firefighters have spent two days tackling the blaze and continue to work to put out deep pockets of fire

Thick plumes of smoke over Uxbridge

Firefighters battle around the clock as 4,000 tonnes of waste wood goes up in flames

HS2: Hillingdon Outdoor Activity Centre could move to another borough

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If plans go ahead, HOAC could be operating in Buckinghamshire with a 25 acre lake by 2018

Top heart doctor fined £200,000 for dodging tax

Professor Raad Mohiaddin, from Royal Bromton Hospital, lied about his income from a private practice

Exhibition to reveal 100 years of Harefield Hospital

From its early beginnings as a hospital for Australian WW1 soldiers to its present status as a world renowned heart transplant centre, Harefield Hospital has a remarkable tale to tell

Tiggy was saved from the streets of Ireland and now deserves his own home

Yorkshire terrier-cross Tiggy has relied on Dogs Trust Harefield most his life - he really deserves his own home now

Harefield oil terminal increases capacity to 1.3 million litres

The oil terminal, on Harvil Road, is now the second largest in west London after launching a new bunkering facility

Calling all SMEs to Heathrow Business Summit 2015

West London small and medium-sized businesses urged to book a place at the summit of the year

Dogs Trust create emoji of Harefield hound

The Dogs Trust have created emojis based on a dog from each of their re-homing centres, including this cute canine

Could you give Annie a fur-ever home?

Will the sun come out tomorrow for Annie? This sweet Collie-cross is looking for a home

Man in critical condition after Harefield aggravated burglary

A man in his 20s was left with head injuries after the incident, in the early hours of Tuesday (July 21) morning

Feelgood Academy summer school to come to Northwood

Feelgood Academy summer school is coming to Northwood this summer, led by local singing teacher Penny Lane

Hillingdon residents 'devastated' at HS2 tunnel extension rejection

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Petitioners will continue their fight against HS2 but concerns grow for Hillingdon's Outdoor Activity Centre in Harefield

Up to SEVEN weeks of road disruption predicted in Harefield

Roads will be closed and diversion routes put in place to make way for new pipes

Suspended sentence and restraining order for Harefield man

Thomas Jordan, 27, was sentenced after admitting assault causing ABH at a previous hearing

Unwanted Brunel students' duvets given to dogs' charities

Harefield Dogs Trust had a large delivery of duvets from Brunel University that would have otherwise gone to landfill


Boris Johnson visits outdoor centre set to be 'extinguished' by HS2

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MPs spoke to staff and visited a community hub outdoor activity centre used by 22,000 young people a year

Harefield man admits to assault causing actual bodily harm

"The prosecution case against Jordan has been so strong and overwhelming that he was given no other option then to plead guilty to the attack"

Harefield Dogs Trust 'full to the rafters' with greyhounds

Ex-racing greyhounds at Dogs Trust Harefield are in desperate need of new homes

Poor Norris just wants to be loved

This gorgeous English Bull Terrier has ended up in kennels through no fault of his own and is desperate for a new home

Car tyres slashed while owners attend charity fundraiser in friend's memory

A group of women had organised the event to raise money for their church and a brain tumor charity, after their friend Caron Mitchell died in March

South Africa's Ernie Els tees off the 4th during day two of the 2014 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake

Harefield schoolgirl taking tips passed down by golf legend Ernie Els

Ruby Richards, 10, who attends Harefield Junior School, has been awarded the scholarship at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club


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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