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Former Cameron special adviser in the running for Uxbridge seat

Shaun Bailey was paid a reported £60,000 a year to advise the Prime Minister on youth, crime and race issues

Cockney rhyming slang gunman is jailed for life

Bernard Pillay of Campion Close had admitted blasting Atif Ali in the leg with a sawn-off shotgun in a contract ‘hit’ paid for by the victim’s love rival.

Brunel's Will Self critical of George Orwell

“Don't get me wrong. I like Orwell's writing as much as the next talented mediocrity"

Boris asked to back Heathrow if 'Boris Island' plan is thrown out

Heathrow chief executive John Holland-Kaye has reminded the Mayor of London of a few of the negative things he had said about Gatwick Airport in the past

Young volunteers create park at Heathrow Airport with funding from Boris Johnson

The Mayor of London, who hopes to win a seat as MP in Hillingdon, is funding a project in the borough to teach young people about horticulture

Uxbridge Magistrates Court

Couple slapped with hefty fine for charging people to live in Hayes outbuilding

Rogue landlords fined £12,000 for ignoring council order to stop renting out illegal 'beds in sheds' building

Opinion split over new Hillingdon Tesco

Strong reaction on social media sites Twitter and Facebook as plan for supermarket gets green light

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

Bed-in-shed building flattened and landlord sent the bill

Unlawful outbuilding is demolished and tenant evicted

Howls of protest as council scraps Back Heathrow fun day

Hillingdon Council tells airport expansion group it cannot use school for family fun day.


Southall murder: 'How will we ever get over this?' A sister's tribute

One man has been released on bail while two other men arrested on suspicion of murder are today being questioned by detectives after stabbing in Southall earlier this week.

Missing teenager comes home after spotting media coverage

Vulnerable girl found safe after disappearance reported on Facebook, Twitter and website stories

A plane silhouetted against a spectacular sun rise at Heathrow

Fun day is cancelled after anti-third runway council discovers organiser is Heathrow Airport expansion group

Row over third runway debate leads to scrapping of junior school event


Hillingdon borough GCSE results

Results as we get them. Scroll down to find your school.

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Man suffers head injury in early morning collision in Harlington

One person was taken to hospital after a traffic accident in Harlington this morning (Wednesday, August 20).

Magical dance show raises cash for Cancer Research UK

The Joyce Butler School of Dance is already planning next year's event at the Beck Theatre

Hayes shoplifter handed ASBO

He was also given eight weeks' imprisonment

'High risk' young woman missing from Hayes area

Details are sparse at this stage, but police say she was last seen at about 2.15pm on Tuesday

Businesswoman comes home to give YMCA kids some tips on following their dreams

“Fifteen years ago I was there, and I went back to tell them I have walked the path they are walking now.”

Conservative candidate to take on John McDonnell in Hayes is revealed

Pearl Lewis is an Aylesbury Vale District Councillor from Milton Keynes

HAYES STABBING UPDATE: 24-year-old woman in serious condition

The woman was stabbed in broad daylight yesterday in what police are calling an attempted robbery  

Woman stabbed in broad daylight in Hayes

She was air lifted to a London hospital

Landowner arrives but refuses to talk to MP, protesters or press

Imran Malik was bombarded with requests from people pleading for him to take a letter from Hayes and Harlington Labour MP John McDonnell

Third of Barnhill students achieve A* and A A-level marks

The A and A* results are even better than the previous record set in 2013

William Morris pupil gets 100 per cent to study at David Attenborough's Cambridge college

Students at William Morris Sixth Form in Hammersmith did better than last year, with several success stories to buck the national A-level trend.


Family pay tribute to six-year-old daughter who died in Hounslow after she was struck by car driven by her mother

Bolutito Shodipe of Hayes was a beautiful, well behaved, girl who loved ballet

Northwood College is full of stars

The school is celebrating achieving the highest number of A* results for A-levels

Neighbour describes hearing scream as six-year-old was hit in Hounslow West car park

The girl was hit by her mother as she parked her car yesterday morning and was later pronounced dead in hospital

Six-year-old girl dies in Hounslow after being struck by car driven by her mother

Child pronounced dead at St Mary's Hospital after collision in the car park at Hounslow West tube station this morning


Until the end of the 19th century, Hayes was an agricultural and brickmaking area. It was then developed as an industrial locality which also housed factory workers. Its development is typical of the Second Industrial Revolution – the creation of new light engineering industries on the edge of existing cities.

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