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Lee Nelson hails Beck Theatre in Hayes 'lucky legends' before gig

Emily Chudy talks to comedy star Lee Nelson about his upcoming tour Suited & Booted which stops in Hayes next week

Police hunt three men wanted for crimes in Hillingdon

Officers are appealing for help to trace Hamad Alatteaby, Lee McDonald and Kyronne Flanders

Thugs attack employee at Hayes bookmakers 'after he asked for ID'

Police said up to six men began punching and kicking the 25-year-old following a "verbal altercation"

VAT fraudsters laundered £4m using dead colleague's account

The gang members, all from London, have been jailed for 20 years in total

'Mindless' graffiti vandals tag ambulance

The culprits sprayed the vehicle while it was parked overnight at Hayes Ambulance Station, sparking a torrent of abuse from outraged Twitter users

Sabrina Moss

Jail for pair who tried to help one of Sabrina Moss's killers

Reid Daniel, from Hayes, and Mathew Bouzemada, from Harlesden, were each jailed for three years for perverting the course of justice

Hammer smash-and-grab at Hayes pawnbrokers

Police are hunting four suspects, who fled on motorcycles, after snatching jewellery from a window display

Hayes teenager Eronita Bequiri with rising British actor Taron Egerton

Hayes teenager interviews The Kingsman star Taron Egerton

Eronia Bequiri meets the Welsh star a month after interviewing stars at the BAFTAs

Work on new Hayes and Harlington station to begin in spring

Plans for the new glass and steel structure, which is scheduled to take 18 months to build, have been approved by Hillingdon Council

Best places to go for afternoon tea this Mother's Day

Mother's day is just around the corner, and what better way to show your mum you care than by taking her for afternoon tea in a beautiful café? Here are our favourites.

Hayes pub shut down after bar stools used in fight

The Blue Lagoon, in Wood End, was served with a three-month closure order following the most recent brawl, which happened on Saturday (March 7)

Hillingdon primary school dancers dazzle audience

Around 100 pupils aged between five and 15 took part in the third Yeading Cluster Schools Dance Festival

Sabrina Moss

Men who helped protect Sabrina Moss killer face prison

Police say Reid Daniel and Mathew Bouzemada are likely to get jail time for their part in the cover-up

Real ale festival heads to pubs in Hillingdon

Brewers from around the world have produced beers using British hops

Parliamentary candidate calls for open debate on violence towards women

Jagdeesh Singh, the National Liberal Party prospective parliamentary candidate, has welcomed BBC documentary, India’s Daughter

Police respond to reports of suspicious armed man in Hayes

Officers searched the scene at Uxbridge Road but found no evidence a crime had been committed

Hayes murder victim named as suspect appears in court

Billy White, 22, has appeared in court charged with the murder of 25-year-old Lucy Ayris but is yet to enter a plea to the charge

The spruced-up and gated alleyway between East Avenue and Coldharbour Lane in Hayes

Thousands spent to improve antisocial alleyway in Hayes

New gates and lighting spruce up alleyway between East Avenue and Coldharbour Lane, formerly a location that attracted antisocial behaviour


Hayes teenager avoids immediate jail term for child sex offences

Sentencing Recorder Michael Evans QC said: “This is a very troubling case. I have every sympathy for the victims”

Man charged with Hillingdon murder of 25-year-old woman

Police were called at around 5.10am Saturday (March 7), following reports of a woman suffering stab injuries at a home in Pinkwell Lane

Work begins on £6m Hayes town centre redevelopment

The overhaul, which will transform everything from roads and public spaces to bins and benches, is expected to take two years.

Ultramarathon runner Shaun Marsden will take on the Sahara, 156 miles and soaring temperatures next month

Ultramarathon runner to take on Sahara Desert for Harlington Hospice

Shaun Marsden will run the equivalent of six marathons in six days in temperatures reaching 45 degrees

Coroner backs mandatory drugs education following teen's ecstasy death after rave

The assistant coroner for west London has taken the unusual step of publicly supporting a foundation set up by the parents of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs, 16

Some of the medals taken from the burglary in Hayes

Burglars steal medals from Second World War hero's 90-year-old widow

Police say the victim has been left "distraught" after the theft of the priceless medals and officers have appealed for their return

Family of WW2 airman in victory over developers planning to bulldoze crash site

The bodies of six serviceman, including one from Hayes End, are believed to be buried in the ground along with wreckage

Hayes barber shop owner fined for using TV without licence

Angus Bain, owner of Angus Barbers, was fined £300 and ordered to pay £200 costs, plus a £30 victim surcharge

Loaded guns and £60,000 of watches seized in Acton

The Met's Trident gang seized two loaded semi-automatic handguns from a property in Acton as well as cash and high-value watches from a Hayes address as part of a series of raids across London

Chance encounter led to 48-year career for retiring Uxbridge school head cook

Lil Smith, 81, went from working at the Foreign Office to cooking up school dinners and, at her retirement party, staff said she would be a "hard act to follow"

Tributes paid to long-serving Hillingdon Council worker

Relatives said Kathleen Cooke, who spent 25 years with the council and was married to former councillor Tony Cooke, was wise, funny and loved by all

Sledgehammer gang jailed for stealing cigarettes worth thousands

The six burglars, who stashed their hauls in duvet covers and wheelie bins, have been jailed for a total of 27 years    


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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