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40ft council-owned tree reduced to stump in Hillingdon - and council wants to find who did it

The tree fellers claimed a resident had asked them remove it before allegedly fleeing and leaving debris strewn across the street in Hillingdon

Mum-of-four takes on thief who stole money from elderly woman in broad daylight

Brave Claire White detained a thief who had targeted an elderly woman using a walking frame, long enough for him to give up and hand back the stolen cash

Five arrested for animal cruelty in fraudulent puppy trade in Hayes

A long investigation uncovered that puppies been fraudulently sold in a very bad state of health, and some were even found decomposing in bin bags

'Scandal' as more than £12bn worth of homes lie empty in London

The value of vacant properties in Kensington & Chelsea alone is £1.7bn, it is claimed, as many struggle to find somewhere to live

Record number of cars on Britain's roads with Hounslow recording as the busiest

Traffic is heavier than ever, with a road safety charity saying people are more at risk of being hit be vehicles as a result

Caught on camera: the terrifying moment robber waves knife at Hillingdon shopkeeper and his teenage son

Detectives are hunting the attacker, who escaped with a 'substantial' sum of cash from Taal Food and Wine in Ruislip

Passers by mistake knife crime poster photo shoot in Uxbridge for the real thing

The posters were made by police cadets from Hillingdon, who have urged their peers to sign an online pledge to end knife crime in London

Thousands raised for Harefield eight-year-old with cancer at 'Disney Day'

"Only in Harefield!" say awestruck family of Jessica Shepherd, after community raises money to help her battle her tumour, nicknamed Boris, for the fourth time

Dozens of people flee burning block of flats in Yiewsley

The roof of a four-storey block of flats, off Yiewsley High Street, caught fire and left residents scrambling for safety

Garage and shed 'badly damaged' by fire in Hayes

Firefighters attended a blaze in Hayes on Monday May 23, which destroyed a garage and a wooden shed

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: If you're curiosity-driven then get down to this pub

Hayes FM DJ Hughie Dixon's tips on live music you can see in the Hillingdon borough this weekend

M4 drivers get double whammy of delays due to overturned lorry and fuel spillage

One man has reported being stuck in his car for five hours due to the resulting traffic jam

Heroic Hillingdon cop chased down and arrested FOUR burglars single-handedly

PC Andy Hine was carrying out his usual patrols in Northwood, when he caught seven burglars targeting an ambulance station

Boris Johnson learns a lesson about dementia and tries his hand at African drumming

The Uxbridge and South Ruislip MP got hands on at a group meeting in his constituency

Getwestlondon round-up: Your top five stories from last week

From crimes and an emotional children's ward closure, to heartwarming pleas and reminiscing student life - it's been a mixture this week!

Green light signalled for major revamp at Acton railway station

Extended platforms, new lifts and striking glass ticket hall is approved for Acton Main Line station which will serve on the Elizabeth line

How much is rent rising in your area? Staggering new figures show steep west London prices

Hillingdon is the cheapest place in west London to rent, with Kensingston & Chelsea the dearest, latest stats show

Find out more about fostering in Hillingdon borough

In Hillingdon, there is a greater need for foster carers for older children, brothers and sisters, children with additional or complex needs and unaccompanied asylum-seeking children

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Where are the most dangerous drivers in west London?

Use our interactive tool to find how good or bad motorists are in your area


Hayes home 'severely damaged' in early morning blaze

Police are investigating a house fire on Fairdale Gardens, off Coldharbour Lane which took two hours to control

Elderly man who tends to popular public Hillingdon farm calls for help to keep it open

Stan Atkins was disheartened by vandals who killed some of his birds, but now the former park keeper hopes to house peacocks

Hillingdon mum blogs her way to final of national awards after beating postnatal depression

Harps Kaur Bassan documented the highs and lows of becoming a mum in her blog 'Baby Brain Memoirs'

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: The Julia set have 'a vast array of original songs' to get you excited

Hayes FM DJ Hughie Dixon's tips on live music you can see in the Hillingdon borough this weekend

'Hostile' group arrested after disturbance at Uxbridge Battle of Britain Club

A worried eyewitness saw the 'scary' incident, where a mass of people ran to escape the police, in the middle of the night

Suspected measles outbreak in west London, public health officials warn

A staggering 267% rise in cases reported in April compared to the same month in 2015

Hillingdon Council elects new Mayor for the borough

An Ickenham ward councillor takes the mayoralty and shares his aims for the forthcoming year

Police appeal to trace owners of recovered jewellery following Hillingdon burglary

Police have released images of jewellery that has been recovered as part of an investigation into burglaries in Hillingdon

Find out which food establishments in west London have a ZERO food hygiene rating

Do you know how hygienic your meal out is? There are a whopping 41 establishments with a zero rating in Ealing ALONE!

Firefighters evacuate 50 residents from Southall street during large garage blaze

London Fire Brigade had been tackling the fire in Park Avenue, Southall, since around 1pm

Crossrail reveals 'bespoke' new station designs set for 2018

The new images show how stations will have bespoke designs to reflect the character of the local areas


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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