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Review of the Year: April: Goldenballs and gridlock in west London

David Beckham thrilled young football players when he came to West Drayton to watch them play, and Tube workers went on strike over ticket office closures.

Review of the Year: September: Rats 'the size of cats' and Pussy Galore

September really was quite the month across west London, with a bond girl gracing the area and campaigners getting flustered

Desperately seeking ‘Ian’, the mystery Good Samaritan who helped OAP after fall

The family of an elderly man who took a tumble in Uxbridge are seeking the Good Samaritan who came to his aid – so they can thank him properly.

Students at Hayes sixth form in food drive for hungry families

The team of 13 sixth-formers will give the donations to Hillingdon Foodbank tomorrow.

Shocking CCTV: 'Indian gold' street robber who terrorised Hayes faces long sentence

Ralf Dautzenberg targeted Asian women for their gold necklaces, netting a haul believed to be worth £20,000.

Hillingdon Samaritans there if needed, right through Christmas and New Year

Volunteers will be available round the clock, providing a safe space for anyone who needs to talk.

Woman's plea for thief to return designer leather handbag stolen from charity table-top sale

Francis Smith was selling her handbags to raise money for a children's charity at a church sale in Hillingdon when one of them was taken

Job seekers claimants reduce by more than 1/5 in Ealing

Figures have been released today by the Department for Work and Pensions

Tesco is already up and running at Hillingdon Circus

New 'click-and-collect' service makes use of Tube station car park in tie-in with TfL

Pub demolished after decades in Uxbridge

Locals have expressed their sorrow that the building is being torn down.

NHS trust says children's mental health services in Hillingdon are under-resourced

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Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) has welcomed the idea of launching a 'task and finish' group to address problems.

Hundreds of people light candles to remember lost loved-ones

More than 300 people joined a moving Light up a Life remembrance ceremony in Northwood

Hillingdon is pantomime heaven this Christmas

Snow White and Sleeping Beauty are a couple of Christmas crackers for all the family.

Trips to see Santa by boat as popular as ever in Harefield

The Hillingdon Narrowboats Association is running its Santa Canal Trips every weekend in the run-up to Christmas

Proportion of Hillingdon pre-school children meeting target development levels lowest in London

Ofsted also ranked Hillingdon among the bottom third of all boroughs in the capital in terms of the proportion of children attending 'good' or 'outstanding' primary and secondary schools.

Roger Lloyd-Pack

Review of the Year: January: Tributes to a TV star and McDonald's cleans up at the toilet Oscars

January saw west London deluged with biblical amounts of rain and there were concerns about pedestrian safety and tributes to Only Fools and Horses actor Roger Lloyd-Pack.

What's on this weekend in Hillingdon?

Visit Father Christmas by rail or canal as the weekend activities get festive

Round the clock live-in care service launched in Ealing

Heritage Healthcare Ealing will provide quality home care for people in the area

Bm@il: 'Form an orderly queue at the bah humbug'

I hope you’ll be supporting one of our local pantomimes. They are great fun for the whole family and can provide a brilliant introduction to live theatre for the very young.

Christmas fun day for Hillingdon and Uxbridge youngsters held at Brunel University

The primary school pupils went ice-skating, played Christmas games and learned how to say festive phrases in sign language.

Raise some funds while shedding those Christmas pounds with Michael Sobell Hospice

The hospice charity launches its Pounds Off, £s In challenge in the New Year to encourage healthy eating and weightloss and wants you to sign up now

Hounslow's secondary schools best in London, but primaries among worst

Ofsted's annual report also shows schools in Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea are flying high, but secondary schools in Brent are the worst in London

Hillingdon cop launches Facebook page to find vulnerable missing people

Sergeant James Drummond hopes using the social media site to share appeals with the community will help track down missing children and adults

Young woman missing from Ealing has been found

Police say Beheshta Shafiqullah, of Afghan origin, was found in the early hours of today


Boris Johnson: "My support for HS2 is conditional"

The Conservative prospective parliamentary candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip has told campaigners he is against HS2 unless conditions on a tunnel extension, Heathrow spur and HS1 link are met

JLS star celebrates success of children in care in Hillingdon

Pop star JB gave awards to youngsters who have excelled at the borough's Kids in Care Awards

Hillingdon council lose court of appeal challenge over HS2

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The council joined HS2 Action Alliance to bring a challenge against the government accusing it of unlawfully failing to carry out a strategic environmental assessment for HS2


Hillingdon's mental health services FAILING young people, damning report finds

Clinicians told the report's authors services in the borough were at 'breaking point'.

West Drayton rapist who plied children's home girls with drugs jailed

Jason Winskill, 25, was jailed for 15 years. His half brother, Jamie Chapman, 20, will spend three years and nine months in a young offenders' centre.

Parents outraged after star-studded Northolt winter fair CANCELLED with just TWO DAYS' notice

Organisers say they were forced to cancel the event, which a host of celebrities were supposed to attend, because of a disagreement with the landowners.


Hillingdon is a suburban area within the London Borough of Hillingdon. It was an ancient parish in Middlesex that originally included Uxbridge. It has formed part of Greater London since 1965. Most of the area is represented as the Hillingdon East ward within the local authority

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