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First primary school sleep over to raise awareness of homelessness

Young pupils from Allenby Primary School, Allenby Road, Southall, decided they wanted to act after becoming upset as they learnt about the number of homeless people and youngsters in the UK.

Community day at Barclays in High Street, Uxbridge: the Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor Catherine Dann, on the static bike, with, front left, premier manager Rupinder Dhaddey, and, front right, branch manager Iain Pyne, and, back lft, Jonah Hales, and back right, Faisal Gheriani, both of Platinum Wellness

Barclays holds fundraising events for Macmillan at branches in Uxbridge and Hayes

The Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor Catherine Dann, attended the events at Barclays' branches in Uxbridge and Hayes in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

Man jailed for ATM fraud at Tesco in Bulls Bridge, Southall

Shehzada Nawaz and his accomplice had fitted a device to the cash machine that swallowed customers' cards, which they then used

Betting shop applies to open on doorstep of Hayes YMCA

Community groups object to an application to open a Coral betting shop in Hayes with fears over the impact on vulnerable young people in the area

Hesa Primary Care Centre in Station Road, Hayes

Patients to benefit from refurbishment of Hayes health centre whose walk-in service closes next week

The internal revamp of Hesa Primary Care Centre in Station Road, Hayes, will see the two resident GP surgeries relocated to the ground floor and a three new consulting rooms, record storage space and a new reception and waiting area provided

Five of the best things to do in Hillingdon this week

Big bands and operatic societies provide plenty of musical offerings in the coming weeks

Rackspace City in Hayes is up for sale - for an estimated £120million

Rackspace City in Hayes put up for sale for around £120million

Funds that own the 10-acre campus, formerly known as Hyde Park hayes, looking to sell on the complex

Day centre for disabled people in South Ruislip gets £3m refurbishment

Hillingdon Council has invested in the centre to provide people with disabilities new state-of-the-art facilities

Walk-in service at Hayes health centre to close

Patients without appointments will no longer to be treated by medical staff once a walk-in service at a Hayes health centre shuts for good

Police Borough Commander reassures Hillingdon after series of violent crimes

"We will not rest until we make every effort to make this borough the most hostile environment for anyone intent on committing serious violence"

Hillingdon police send out appeal after teenager was 'inappropriately touched' on a bus

Hillingdon police are appealing for information after a man inappropriately touched an 18 year-old girl while she was on a bus.

Man charged with attempted murder after stabbing in Hayes

31-year-old Abinasir Osman of Addison Way, Hayes, has been charged following the alleged stabbing of a man in Coldharbour Lane

Man left with life threatening injuries after stabbing in Hayes

A 47-year-old man was taken to hospital by air ambulance after stabbing in Coldharbour Lane

Friday bus strike called off - but Monday's is still on

Bus strikes across the Capital have been cancelled on Friday but will still go ahead Monday, and we have details of services affected.

Shoppers queue out the door at opening of new TK Maxx

The discount fashion store has created 50 jobs in South Ruislip

Significant improvement secures Good Ofsted rating at Hayes primary school

Pupil achievement at Belmore Primary has significantly improved since it became an academy in 2012

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 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


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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