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In pictures: Flooding hits Hillingdon

Some amazing scenes as the floods hit Hillingdon borough causing traffic chaos and leaving some stranded in their homes

Hillingdon is the greenest borough in the country

Hillingdon has been awarded for its many attractive green spaces

Fire Brigade working to help homeowners and people trapped in cars as flash floods hit Ruislip

Torrential rain has caused floods across the borough leaving commuters and homeowners in some areas stranded

Two arrested following Heathrow Airport investigation into female genital mutilation

Police arrested a man and a woman on suspicion of conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation (FGM)

You help nab violent robber! Twitter and Facebook community join forces to help police get their man

Jahone Issa Allen was nabbed following a concerted Twitter campaign in which www.getwestlondon.co.uk and Hillingdon Police ‘tweeted’ CCTV images

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Police bag a load of cocaine and crack in latest Big Wing raids

In all, 46 people were arrested during the day, for a range of alleged offences including robbery, burglary, assault and public order offences

Hillingdon gets huge boost in funding for early years education

Hillingdon Council will spend £8.8million on pre-primary school children this year

What's on in Hillingdon this weekend

The weather forecast is mixed but there's be something for all conditions

Harefield Cafe has cleanliness down to a tea

Village Cafe is top of the pops for cleanliness

Police appeal for information after woman is raped in Hillingdon

A woman in her 30s was raped in a residential street in the early hours

Where is your council cutting spending?

Education and housing welfare support bear the brunt of cuts in west London, but funding for parking services increases

Young volunteers given Commonwealth Games tickets

Youngsters who give their time to help others play sport will travel to Glasgow for the Games

Gatwick issues fresh challenge to Heathrow over compensation

But Heathrow claims Gatwick may not be able to afford to keep its promises

Blaze destroys a building behind shops in Uxbridge Road, Hillingdon

One building was destroyed, says London Fire Brigade, and another one next to it was damaged. Nobody was hurt.

Battle of the sexes: Who does better in West London driving tests?

 Data shows who is keeping their cool behind the wheel during the practical driving test

In pictures: Fruit and sport at health-themed Party in the Park in Hayes

The community enjoyed fruit smoothies, health checks, and swapped eggs for oranges in a novelty orange and spoon race during the Kingsborough Centre's Party in the Park

Campaigners will challenge the Government over the environmental impact of HS2

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Complaints from Hillingdon Council, HS2 Action Alliance and anti-HS2 campaigner Lottie Jones about the Government's decision not to conduct an environmental assessment for HS2 will be heard by a UN Committee in Geneva

Milkman Malcolm retires after 42 years of midnight deliveries

Malcolm McQueen will be saying goodbye to his milk float on Saturday, July 26 after more than 40 years of delivering the white stuff to homes in Ruislip

Heathrow's £550m compensation offer 'a drop in the ocean'

Anti-expansion campaigner says the airport would have to spend billions of pounds to match its European rivals

Primark remains coy about coming to Uxbridge

Rumours that the retailer could be coming to the Pavilions are yet to be confirmed

Hillingdon honours its war veterans with Civic Medal

The council thanked the war heroes for the part they played in British history

Frankie & Benny's will open restaurant in Uxbridge

The American-Italian restaurant chain is the latest business set to come to Uxbridge after rumours of a Primark sent Twitter into a frenzy

Vyners 55th brings old pupils from Down Under

The ex-students shared their memories from 55 years ago by completing the phrase on a card: “I remember when I was at Vyners ....”

Heathrow asks how it should spend £550m compensation for those affected by proposed third runway project

Airport launches a 12-week consultation asking public how money should be used if a third runway is built

Hillingdon teens encouraged to lose weight and get fit

Overweight or unfit young people across the borough are being invited to sign up to a 12-week healthy living course

In pictures: Butterfly count in Harefield and Ruislip

Different species of butterflies were counted and logged as part of a Butterfly Conservation Society study

In pictures: Uxbridge Auto Show

Were you there? Check out our gallery from Sunday's event

Former heroin addict speaks out in Hillingdon Hospital's World Hepatitis Day campaign

She wants people to have a greater awareness of how to avoid contracting the disease

Five things to do in Hillingdon Borough in the holidays

School's out for the summer but the fun is only just beginning and there is plenty going on across Hillingdon.

Hillingdon

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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Steve Bax
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Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Paul Bishop
Sports Editor
Caitlin Black
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Alix Culbertson
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
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Zoe Drewett
Uxbridge, Ruislip, Eastcote, Hayes, Harlington & West Drayton
Alan Hayes
News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Uxbridge, Harefield, Northwood, Northwood Hills
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter