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Air Ambulance picks up man with reported head injury from Harlington

On Thursday (July 10) London Air Ambulance picked up a male patient who was being treated in an ambulance

Harefield narrowboat charity teaching new skills to children

More people are being encouraged to take part in boating courses to help team building and social skills

Services almost entirely unaffected by public sector strike action in Hillingdon

Hillingdon Council said of a total 104 council-run services, 100 are reporting business as usual

Resigning John Randall 'will support whoever takes his place'

Boris Johnson has been suggested as a possible replacement

Private foster carers missing out on vital support from Hillingdon Council

Many carers may be missing out on help that is available to them because they are unaware they need to notify the council of private fostering arrangements

Morrisons hoping to name a delivery van after a community hero

The supermarket launched its online delivery service in Ruislip today and wants to put a local person who has gone above and beyond on one of its vans

Father of baby born in Morrisons car park tells his tale

Holy Mtombo was delivered in Morrisons car park, Acton, on July 1

Brentford colleagues prepare to trek up Mount Snowdon

The group who work at Initial Medical in Brentford hope to raise £1,083 - the height of the mountain

Latest pollution to River Crane blamed on fat blockage

Thames Water says customers in Hounslow are among worst offenders for pouring fat down drains, following last week's sewage leak

Man suspected of stealing from injured Gulf War veteran biker as he lay bleeding with broken bones

Do you recognise this man? He is suspected of pretending to offer a crash victim first aid and stealing cash from his pocket

'First to Be A Millionaire' revealed as Barnhill Year 11s enjoy their prom

Qaasim Sharif and Angela Haddard were named as Prom King and Prom Queen

Coach driver assaulted in Southall for 'poaching' passengers from rival firm

Inderjit Singh, of New Punjab Coaches, and his nephew Harsimran Sran, are both convicted of assaulting Balbir Singh Rai at a Southall petrol station

Foster carers thanked for dedication to children needing care

Hillingdon Council has commended the hard work of foster carers at their annual foster carers’ gala

Just like Jessie J! Anabelle chops off her locks for charity the Little Princess Trust.

Watch the video to see how Anabelle looked AFTER the big haircut

Chance for children to make a furry friend at summer activity club

Pets at Home is running a club for youngsters during the summer to help them learn about caring for animals

Latest planning applications submitted to Hillingdon Council

Find the latest plan apps for across the borough here

In pictures: Haydon School prom photos are in!

Year 11 students at the Eastcote school donned their best suits and dresses for their end of year prom

Flower festival fills church with a riot of colour and perfume

The annual display of arrangements on a Biblical theme celebrates its 49th year this year

Disabled woman stranded after thieves steal van with wheelchair in it

A disabled woman is unable to visit her grandson who is battling cancer after thieves stole her carer's van in Hayes.


Popular discount store B&M fined for selling faulty hammer at Yiewsley shop

Shop then failed to withdraw it from sale after trading standards officers warned them

Onesie walk raises thousands for DASH

People took to the streets in their sleep wear for an 10 mile charity walk

Londis in Streatfield Road, Harrow

Director of a Londis store in Harrow fined for selling chewing tobacco without health warning

Trading Standards officer found packets of chewing tobacco hidden in a secret drawer in the counter by the till


UPDATE: Quad bike crash teenager still in critical condition

19-year-old injured when he apparently lost control of his quad bike and hit a wall in Hayes

Barra Hall Park knife attack: police reveal details and make appeal

The two attackers are believed to be in their 20s and both are described as white and approximately 5ft 8ins tall.

Tea at Buckingham Palace with Sophie Wessex and Laura Robson for one little Brownie and her mum

Nine-year-old from Hayes takes part in centenary celebrations of the Brownie movement

Teenager in critical condition after quad bike crash in Hayes

Rider treated at the scene by the London Ambulance Service before being taken to a central London hospital by air ambulance

All the best of this weekend's activities in Hillingdon

We bring you all the best events this weekend across the borough in our weekly round-up

Garage 'that has stood for 20 years' torn down by council after owner ignored demolition order

The building had already been fitted with a kitchen and appliances, showing all the signs of becoming a lived-in property

Battle Of The Bands this Sunday as school kids rock on

The winners will go on to headline the main stage at this year’s Hillingdon One Youth Festival

Girls Aloud's Kimberley Walsh searching for specs wearer of the year

The singer wants Hayes people to snap a selfie in their specs to be in with a chance of winning £10,000


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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