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Waste firm scraps plans for West Drayton recycling plant following objections

Hayes and Harlington MP John McDonnell hailed the decision as a 'major victory' for residents.

Mark Wood at Belmore School in Hayes

Polar explorer comes in from the cold to give a talk to Hayes schoolchildren

Mark Wood was dispatched to Belmore School by Hayes-based company GRITIT to talk about his experiences and climate change.

The Champions of Magic

Award-winning magicians coming to Beck Theatre in February

The Champions of Magic to perform two shows on Valentine’s Day


Police hunt men wanted for crimes in Hillingdon borough

Officers want to hear from anyone who has seen Terence O'Toole or Paul Cahill. A third man being sought has now been arrested.

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.

Hayes shooting victim, 23, expected out of hospital

The Metropolitan Police Service's Trident Gang Crime Command has been investigating, but nearly a week on from the attack no arrests have been made.

Phil Hammond is a GP turned comedian.

Dr Phil Hammond's games to play with your doctor - coming soon to Beck Theatre in Hayes

It's your NHS - you decide! But before you vote in the General Election see Dr Phil Hammond's hilarious new show at the Beck Theatre in Hayes this March.

Faye Norris

Trial date set for Hayes man accused of death by dangerous driving after Harrow horror smash

Mum Faye Norris died earlier this month from injuries sustained in the crash – and now Carl Morris is told when he will stand trial accused of causing her death.

Four west London postcodes top burglary hotspots list

Chiswick W4 postcode has the highest burglary-related insurance claims among Hounslow, Ealing and Hillingdon

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.

Manjinder Bains found this lost Labrador at the roadside in Hayes.

Good Samaritan spots lost dog dodging traffic in Hayes and reunites with owner

Manjinder Bains discovered the dog wasn't microchipped and was just leaving the vets when its owners phoned the surgery.

Hayes shisha lounge shut down following anti-social behaviour complaints

Police said noise and threatening behaviour emanating from M Lounge had made residents' lives a 'misery'.

MP 'appalled' by 'filthy' Hayes streets following recycling centre closure

Hillingdon Council has hit back at Hayes and Harlington MP John McDonnell, accusing him of talking 'absolute nonsense'.

Gang crime officers investigate Hayes shooting after man, 23, hospitalised

The Metropolitan Police Service's Trident Gang Crime Command is investigating but so far there have been no arrests.

Suspects from Hayes and Yiewsley wanted for crimes committed in Hillingdon borough

Police have released images of two women and a man wanted in connection with crimes carried out in the borough.

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

Bronwyn Davies: Initial post-mortem findings inconclusive

Police are formally treating the death as unexplained for the time being, but say they believe it was the result of natural causes.

Bronwyn Davies' family pays tribute to 'free spirit' as body found

Relatives of the 60-year-old mother, who went missing on New Year's Day, say they finally have closure, after a body was found in Hayes.

New poll reveals boost in support for Heathrow expansion

Populus survey of 10,000 residents shows additional jobs and apprenticeships shape-up top reasons for supporting expansion


Body found in search for missing Bronwyn Davies

Police received a call yesterday (Sunday, January 18) to say a body had been found at Lake Farm Country Park, in Hayes.


New image of missing Bronwyn Davies 'best hope yet', says daughter

Police are out showing the new, recent photograph of the diabetic mum to members of the public in Hayes today in the hope someone will recognise her.

Lucky builder from Hayes wins luxury car and £10,000 cash

Satwinder Johar, 23, was handed the keys to a £165,000 Mercedes AMG SLS with a briefcase full of cash in the boot during a surprise visit to his home.


A&E Crisis: Politicians demand Jeremy Hunt halts west London hospital closures

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Eight Labour MPs have sent a letter to the secretary of health, saying he must stop further hospital closures to prevent a bigger crisis

Signal problems could stop Crossrail in its tracks

The new £15billion railway that will run through west London might not open on time if signalling on the line can't be fixed

Teenager missing from Hayes sparks police appeal

Police want to hear from anyone who has seen 17-year-old Mubarak Ismail.

'Repulsive' pervert from Cranford masturbated in front of girls aged 12 on packed commuter train

A 42-year-old from Cranford was handed a suspended sentence after he 'sought out children on a busy train for his own gratification'

Nestlé factory in Hayes sold with up to 100 redundancies

The coffee plant, which has stood in Nestles Avenue for more than a century, is in the process of being shut down.

Amazing pictures of the house that became a rubbish tip

Land was piled high in debris, posing a health hazard and attracting fly-tipping nearby, says council


Daughter of woman missing from canal side fears repeat of tragic Alice Gross' murder

Ciara Morgan has been unable to sleep since the disappearance of her mother, Bronwyn Davies – last seen walking along the Grand Union Canal towpath.

Are you in these CCTV images? Police searching for missing West Drayton woman Bronwyn Davies want to speak to you

Police today released images of 11 people they hope may have seen the diabetic mother-of-one on the morning she disappeared.


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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