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Hot Yoga exercise bring punters flocking to Eastcote

Hillingdon borough’s first hot yoga studio has opened in Eastcote.

London Assembly Member for Ealing and Hillingdon says Boris Johnson's 'empty' budget lacks ambition

The London Mayor rejected proposals to fund hundreds more police officers for the capital

It takes 32.5 years to buy your first home in Kensington and Chelsea

MP Tessa Jowelll releases research revealing the true impact of London's housing crisis

Right to Buy sales soar across west London in 2014

The number of homes sold in Hounslow in 2014 were 10 times higher than the year before

Hillingdon badminton aces to fly the flag for the borough

St Helen’s School youngsters heading to London Youth Games

Care home admissions soar in Hammersmith and Fulham

However, west London has some of the lowest admission rates for older adults in England

Fraudster jailed after conning elderly out of £42,000

The man, who posed as a roofer, conned two elderly Uxbridge couples into paying him for work that was never carried out

Education chief opens new Ickenham special needs school

Pentland Field School in Ickenham will welcome students with moderate to severe learning difficulties

Chance encounter led to 48-year career for retiring Uxbridge school head cook

Lil Smith, 81, went from working at the Foreign Office to cooking up school dinners and, at her retirement party, staff said she would be a "hard act to follow"

Tributes paid to long-serving Hillingdon Council worker

Relatives said Kathleen Cooke, who spent 25 years with the council and was married to former councillor Tony Cooke, was wise, funny and loved by all

Sledgehammer gang jailed for stealing cigarettes worth thousands

The six burglars, who stashed their hauls in duvet covers and wheelie bins, have been jailed for a total of 27 years    

Millions 'charged illegally' by private parking firms

In 2013 the RAC believes UK drivers were overcharged by £100 million and could be set to get a refund


Agency nurses cost Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Trust extra £600,000 in three months

The trust was recently criticised in a Care Quality Commission report for its reliance on expensive agency staff and figures show a 2,067% increase in the agency nurse bill.

Unemployment falls across west London: How did your borough fare?

The unemployment rate dropped in all west London boroughs over the year to January 2015, official figures show

Book uncovers history of milkmen during two world wars

Now a dying trade, a new book looks at the history of the humble milkman and his impact during the two world wars

Life-saving defibrillator given to Hillingdon Athletics Stadium

The device, which can restart a person's heart after cardiac arrest, was donated by fuel and lubricants distributor Advance Fuels

Number of households waiting for council housing in west London falls

Less people were on waiting lists for social housing in 2014 than 2013, according to the Department for Communities and Local Government


Northwood Hills burst water main turns road into 'river'

Affinity Water apologised for the inconvenience and workmen rushed to the scene to repair the burst water main and road but the incident caused "traffic chaos" for drivers

Councillor running 150th marathon for Hillingdon charity

Yeading Councillor Jagjit Singh wants to mark the milestone achievement by helping out a local cause, Age UK Hillingdon

Petition calling for Hertfordshire suburb to become part of Hillingdon signed by 100

An online petition calling on the Watford suburb of South Oxhey to become part of Hillingdon has attracted 100 signatures

Rental evictions at record high across west London

Ministry of Justice figures reveal more people who rent in west London are being evicted from their homes than ever before

From hoola-hooping to comedy folk singing – event proves Hillingdon’s Got Talent

Find out who was crowned winner of Hillingdon's very own talent show

Hillingdon cricket youngsters make it through to prestigious final at the Lords

The young team will compete in the finals alongside seven other boroughs on March 1

Second dog dies in suspected antifreeze poisoning

Nine-year-old Molly died in December – now her owners and carer think she was poisoned by antifreeze

See how council tax has changed in your area since 2010

Residents in Harrow have seen an increase in council tax over the past five years while other west London boroughs have seen their tax bill fall

Police return to scene of murder two weeks on

Police will be in Hillingdon on Friday as part of a renewed witness appeal into the murder of Emily Munemo, 42, who was stabbed to death on January 30

Ealing's young cricketers reach Lord's final in London Youth Games

Joy for girls in qualifiers as borough has chance to go for gold

NHS Crisis: More than £44 million spent on agency nurses in west London

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West London NHS trusts spent nearly 150% more on agency nurses in 2014 than in 2013

How many people are having NHS Health Checks in west London?

Since April 2013, councils have had a legal duty to arrange the NHS Health Check programme


Hillingdon Archery Club starlets light up Vegas competition

Young guns show the way for the borough in front of watching Team GB judges


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