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Cases of female genital mutilation at west London Hospital, second highest in country

The Imperial College Healthcare Trust alone accounted for 166 cases, the second most for any hospital trust in the country behind only Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust.

The crowded car park at Hillingdon Hospital

Car parking rakes in nearly quarter of a billion pounds for west London boroughs

With the highest rise, Kensington and Chelsea netted a staggering total of £47million in parking revenue, which is almost equivalent to parking revenues from Nottingham, Birmingham and Manchester combined.

Open morning at Uxbridge Children's Centre: Ainur Dyussyubekova with son Danny and Sadie Haynes

BM@il: So much more to children's centres than people realise

A warm musical welcome awaited Barbara Fisher on her visit to one of Hillingdon's popular children's centres this week.

A&E waiting times in west London show improvement

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However figures released by NHS England show that one in 10 patients are still waiting too long at some west London A&Es.

Thousands facing eviction in west London, MoJ data shows

Nearly 3,000 people in Hillingdon, Ealing and Hounslow are at risk, according to homelessness charity Shelter's analysis of government figures.

Jordanne Whiley and Yui Kamiji celebrate with the trophy after winning the Ladies’ Wheelchair Doubles Final at Wimbledon

Hillingdon wheelchair tennis duo triumph at Australian Open

Andy Lapthorne and Jordanne Whiley are both celebrating after titles this week


Wealdstone Tesco Express store on list of 43 due to be axed nationally

Tesco is poised to wield the axe at its store in Wealdstone as part of a nationwide closure programme.

The Champions of Magic

Award-winning magicians coming to Beck Theatre in February

The Champions of Magic to perform two shows on Valentine’s Day

TV's Linda Barker at intu Uxbridge to celebrate its partnership with Michael Sobell Hospice

The TV designer is the face of the year-long partnership which aims to raise £25,000 for the hospice.


Police hunt men wanted for crimes in Hillingdon borough

Officers want to hear from anyone who has seen Terence O'Toole or Paul Cahill. A third man being sought has now been arrested.

Liberal Democrats announce candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

Former councillor Mike Cox has been chosen to fight the seat in the general election in May.

Biker critical after rush hour crash in West Drayton

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision between a car and motorbike in West Drayton.

Four west London postcodes top burglary hotspots list

Chiswick W4 postcode has the highest burglary-related insurance claims among Hounslow, Ealing and Hillingdon

Trampoline will be at The Crown and Treaty on Oxford Road, Uxbridge this Friday.

Hughie Dixon's live music round-up: Trampoline bounce back to The Crown and Treaty in Uxbridge

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

Number of people in UK affected by aircraft noise doubles

More than two million people are now significantly disturbed by noise from planes, according to new survey which campaigners say calls into question Heathrow's third runway claims

Feltham & Heston MP Seema Malhotra

Seema Malhotra MP: Urgent measures are needed to save the NHS

Recent crises in the local NHS are the results of decisions in Westminster, argues Feltham and Heston Labour MP Seema Malhotra in her latest column.

Fran Tracey and Caroline Russell have created the New Reader's Toolkit

Ruislip teacher and librarian team-up to create e-book that helps children learn to read

Two Ruislip mums, one a librarian and the other a teacher, have teamed up to create a new e-book helping parents to improve children's learning.

Hayes shisha lounge shut down following anti-social behaviour complaints

Police said noise and threatening behaviour emanating from M Lounge had made residents' lives a 'misery'.

Opening the refurbished Church Road Surgery: Hillingdon Mayor Catherine Dann and Dr Sashi Shashikanth

Revamped Cowley Village GP surgery is just what the doctor ordered

Dr Sashi Shashikanth, who has taken charge at the Church Road Surgery, ploughed his own money into the refurb.

Morrisons stores in Yiewsley, Hounslow and Brentford dodge closure bullet

The supermarket giant today confirmed neither store is among those in the firing line.

Suspects from Hayes and Yiewsley wanted for crimes committed in Hillingdon borough

Police have released images of two women and a man wanted in connection with crimes carried out in the borough.

Blood donor sessions will be a venue near you soon.

West London venues where you can donate blood in support of next month's World Cancer Day

NHS Blood and Transplant say blood and platelets are often crucial in the treatment of the cancer patients

intu Uxbridge teams up with Michael Sobell Hospice and make £25k pledge

Entertainment, face painting and arts and crafts at the shopping centre on Saturday to celebrate the new partnership.

Police hunt men wanted for crimes in Hillingdon borough

Officers are calling on the public to contact them if they recognise either Karim Faidi or Mohammed Amri.

Concerns over care for the elderly

High risk of fall injuries for Hammersmith and Fulham and Ealing pensioners

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Figures have revealed the two boroughs are in the top 10 places in England for pensioners to suffer injuries from falls

Police in Ruislip arrest wanted man following public appeal

Adam Halfaoui, who was picked up by officers on Thursday, had featured on the police's wanted list over the Christmas period.


New image of missing Bronwyn Davies 'best hope yet', says daughter

Police are out showing the new, recent photograph of the diabetic mum to members of the public in Hayes today in the hope someone will recognise her.

Your chance to nominate Hillingdon hospital staff for award

The public is invited to nominate those who have gone the extra mile at either Hillingdon Hospital or Mount Vernon Hospital for an award.

King John at the sealing of the Magna Carta at Runnymede in 1215

Looking Back: 2015 will be the year we remember Wellington and Magna Carta

The is plenty to celebrate in the coming year, from the anniversaries of the sealing of Magna Carta to the Battle of Waterloo, writes Eddie Menday .

West Londoners are 'miserable' and 'less agreeable', according to a Cambridge University study

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Researchers from the university have created a map of the capital which shows that people with specific personality types flock to certain areas in a phenomenon dubbed ‘geographical clustering’.


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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Will Ackermann
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Steve Bax
News Editor, West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Goolistan Cooper
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Alix Culbertson
Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter