Hillingdon man who hit female customs officer jailed for attempt to smuggle cannabis

A court heard how Peter Casey, who has been jailed, accelerated away after striking a female customs officer

Hillingdon dawn raids see 15 arrested across borough

Police raided 20 houses in Uxbridge, West Drayton and Hayes after an intelligence-led operation

Ealing man denies murdering Hayes woman Anita Kapoor

Navin Mahoon, of Southall, denies murdering Anita Kapoor

'Sex worker begged for her life before she was murdered and left half naked in lay-by'

The trial of a Southall man accused of murdering sex worker Anita Kapoor has heard of the woman's harrowing final moments.

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: "Lovers of live and original talent are spoilt for choice!"

Planning to let your hair down this weekend? Check out Hughie Dixon's  latest round-up of live music in and around Hillingdon borough

Police launch domestic violence operation after Hillingdon murders

Hillingdon Police revealed they receive just over two allegations of domestic abuse, which have resulted in physical injury, per DAY

Take a look inside Crossrail trains due in 2017

TfL unveiled designs for the new trains, set to carry 200 million passengers a year

Suspended sentence for woman who left dog with ‘disgusting’ skin problem

Cocker spaniel Deizi has now made a full recovery and is looking for a new home, after being ordered to hand over ownership of the pet to the RSPCA

Police caught dangerous moped rider after he posted riding videos online

Jamie Simmonds, from Hayes, filmed himself riding dangerously wearing a sweatshirt saying "CAN'T CATCH ME"

Old Vinyl Factory site in Hayes to be transformed into new university for media students

The media and broadcasting university technical college is due to open September of next year

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: "Bird is the word for two exciting up and coming rock bands"

Planning to let your hair down this weekend? Check out Hughie Dixon's  latest round-up of live music in and around Hillingdon borough

Teen pleads not guilty to attempted murder of newborn baby

A 17-year-old girl appeared at Isleworth Crown Court charged with attempted murder

Jail for 'heartless' honey trap women who burgled man's home while on first date

While the victim was out on a date the woman's friend was helping rob his house

Mum launches profound learning disabilities support group

Parents of children with profound and multiple learning disabilities can now find support at sessions in Hayes, thanks to Kam Parmar

West London sporting initiatives shortlisted in Pride of Sport Awards

Chiswick mum Kirsten Lonsdale, founder of Super Saturday of Sport, a free community sports events

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: Motoraz come to the Crown and Treaty pub on Oxford Road

Planning to let your hair down this weekend? Check out Hughie Dixon's  latest round-up of live music in and around Hillingdon borough

Last British Guantánamo prisoner freed a "huge relief" says campaigner MP Andy Slaughter

The Hammersmith MP, part of a cross-party group which headed to Washington to discuss the plight of Shaker Aamer, said it was "a good day" for the family

Comedian Lee Nelson to come to The Beck Theatre in Hayes as part of new tour "Suited & Booted"

Comedy character Lee Nelson will be coming to The Beck Theatre in Hayes for a second time with his new tour, Suited & Booted

Internet appeal to help mother seek couple who assisted her in moment of need

Sam Maryan was out shopping in Hayes End when she had a muscle spasm, which caused her severe pain and could barely move

Comedian Josh Widdicombe brings new tour to The Beck Theatre, Hayes

Comedian Josh Widdicombe is coming to The Beck Theatre in Hayes as part of his new tour; find out all about it as he speaks to James Rampton about comedy, touring and growing up in Devon

Tributes paid to local reporter known affectionately as "Mrs Harefield"

Jo Francis, who died this week,  chronicled the daily life of Harefield village for more than a decade.

Jail for disqualified driver who spat on police officer

John Rudge faced arrest after riding his motorbike "erratically" in Ruislip

Help bring a smile to refugee children and orphans this Christmas

Regus urges west Londoners to pack a box of small gifts for children as part of Operation Christmas Child

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: "Faers have great energy and a unique signature of styles"

Planning to let your hair down this weekend? Check out Hughie Dixon's  latest round-up of live music in and around Hillingdon borough

Road in Hayes closed after crash sends 200 litres of diesel spilling out

Firefighters were called to reports of a lorry crashing into a bollard in Pump Lane this morning. The road has since reopened

Hounslow to twin with Indian city to celebrate historic links with the Punjab

Jalandhar will be the fifth place to be twinned with Hounslow, whose links to the Punjab stretch back to the 1840s

London's first "drive-thru" bank to open in Southall

Metro Bank, who are opening their new branch in Hayes Bridge Retail Park, are offering a "drive-thru" service

Hayes man who sexually abused and threatened a child given longer sentence

Robert Lee from Hayes was convicted of indecent assault on a child and saw his sentence go up by five years after The Court of Appeal ruled the decision

Cat-lover 'over the moon' to be reunited with lost kitten

Jean Pope, from Hayes, was delighted when a member of the public found her "beloved" Persian kitten, who went missing for two weeks

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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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