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Hayes YMCA teams up with Dame Kelly Holmes to get young people back on track

World-class athletes will help disadvantaged 16-25 year-olds get into work

Busking brilliance gets young singer-songwriter and her band a spot in the final of London competition

BigBusk pits groups, duos and soloists, and under-15-year olds against each other, at specially selected busking sites across the capital.

Chiquito and Wagamama latest chains confirmed to open in Uxbridge

Both restaurants are expected to open in the town centre by the end of the year


Boris to stand in Uxbridge and South Ruislip - all the reaction

"He will face those challenges in the same way all three of the local MPs in Hillingdon have to."

First London Gurkha burial site to be created in Hillingdon

Dedicated site for the Gurkha Nepalese community will acknowledge the contribution of Gurkhas who served in the British Army over two World Wars

Missing teenager comes home after spotting media coverage

Vulnerable girl found safe after disappearance reported on Facebook, Twitter and website stories

British Airways open doors for school leavers to take up apprenticeship

Engineering apprentice Dan Cusano is on the path to a successful career thanks to BA


Hillingdon borough GCSE results

Results as we get them. Scroll down to find your school.

Nick Hurd, the MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner, used second highest number of political buzzwords in speeches

Research by Trinity Mirror's Data Unit shows the former minister for civil society said 'Big Society' 33 times in Parliamentary debates - a total only beaten by Labour leader Ed Miliband

Three-car smash causes traffic chaos in Hillingdon area

A multi-car pile-up on the A40 is resulting in heavy traffic in the Hillingdon area this morning (Wednesday, August 20).

'High risk' young woman missing from Hayes area

Details are sparse at this stage, but police say she was last seen at about 2.15pm on Tuesday

England World Cup rugby star pays tribute to her Hillingdon school

Player was back in action five months after emergency caesarean at Hillingdon Hospital

HAYES STABBING UPDATE: 24-year-old woman in serious condition

The woman was stabbed in broad daylight yesterday in what police are calling an attempted robbery  

Two taken to hospital following Hillingdon car crash

Three cars were involved in a crash near Hillingdon Circus this afternoon which is causing heavy traffic

A-levels: Abbotsfield strong in the arts, with great set of results

Photography and film has helped Abbostfield School pupils develop some excellent university prospects.

What is Grow Heathrow?

As residents prepare to resist eviction today, one squatter explained what brought him there

Hillingdon Open Studios offers the chance to wallow in some great art

Sixteen artists will host open days, allowing you a chance to chat to them about their art

A-levels: Bishopshalt School delighted at securing a host of top university places

“I would like to congratulate all our students on their thoroughly deserved results and also thank our staff for their commitment and dedication."

A-levels: Swakeleys celebrates a fourth year of top pass rate

“We are extremely proud of the achievements of all of our students.”

St Helen's School A-level success

More than half the results were A* or A grades

Northwood School celebrates 100 per cent A-level pass rate

The majority of students have been accepted to study their chosen universities

Northwood College is full of stars

The school is celebrating achieving the highest number of A* results for A-levels

Amazing picture of an orchid that looks like a bird

Orchids have a strange way of resembling animals - bees, lions and even donkeys!

Heatwave blamed for record number of complaints about Heathrow noise

Protest group HACAN says nearly 300 people contacted it during July to complain about aircraft noise, more than three times the monthly average

Mosque open day hailed a success

People were invited to learn about Muslim traditions and celebrations in a bid to dispel

Gazette readers capture incredible supermoon snaps

The moon appeared extra big and bright on Sunday night

In pictures: What exactly was going on while the tube to Uxbridge was closed?

Photos show engineers working to improve tracks during the 23 days the Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines were shut

GALLERY: West London fans pay tribute to Robin Williams

'Genie, you're free' - The country woke to the sad news that the US comedian and actor was found dead this morning.

Man found in road in Hayes was seen running through traffic on A312

A 32-year-old remains in a critical condition after being found with serious head injuries after suspected fall from a bridge

Motorcyclist killed in collision in Ickenham

A 54-year-old man died after a collision between a motorcyclist and three cars


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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