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Hayes soldier given Afghanistan medal by Prince Andrew

Staff Sergeant Jamie Webb was presented with a medal after a demanding eight-month tour in Helmand

Heathrow promises 50,000 jobs if third runway goes ahead

Report claims expansion could end youth unemployment in west London but anti-third runway campaigners say the airport has 'no basis' for such claims

Hayes students pushed to the limits during three peaks challenge

Teenagers joined students from across the country to climb the three highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales

BREAKING: Thug YOU helped to catch gets 12 years in jail

He was nabbed following a concerted Twitter campaign in which www.getwestlondon.co.uk and Hillingdon Police ‘tweeted’ CCTV images of Allen at a cashpoint

Jail for thug who slashed former partner's face with carving knife in Hayes

Hayes man Anthony LeSurf sentenced to six years for committing GBH with intent

Bm@il: The flippin' camera at Sainsbury's is never temporarily off duty

You have to fiddle around tapping in your registration number in order to pay or get free parking. Everyone, apparently is moaning about it.

To the Black Sea by kayak. Amazing tale of adventure on the Danube, raising money for Harlington Hospice

Two friends took a 1,600 journey by kayak and saw some incredible sights along the way

A young couple study homes in an estate agents' window

How many risky mortgages are there in your area?

First time buyers in West London are most likely to borrow large multiples of their income in order to buy a home, but they are also among the least likely to put down small deposits.

Hillingdon nurse helps to give premature babies a chance at life

“These babies are born with a huge disadvantage so the team put everything we can into helping them. They are fighters, so we fight for them.”

Jail for burglars who tied up and threatened 71-year-old woman

David Augustine and Krishna Modely were jailed for 26 years for a string of offences across west London

What's on this weekend in Hillingdon?

Flowers, movies, art and European culture - a variety of events are on offer across the borough this weekend

Hillingdon people recycling more than ever with new collections

Since the council introduced weekly garden waste, textile and food recycling collections there has been an overall increase in recycling across the borough

Help plan Hillingdon’s future healthcare services 

Patients, carers and residents are being encouraged to attend a workshop to help plan the health services that need to be provided over the next two years

Jobs joy as two major retailers open new stores in Hillingdon

Sixty-two posts created as Screwfix and TK Maxx give Hillingdon a vote of confidence

Dramatic pictures show end of high speed chase across two boroughs

Three in custody after police cars and helicopter used to track car

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Zumba and cakes - a great way to support Macmillan

Series of events will raise vital funds for cancer charity that works with patients and families

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.

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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

Hayes

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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