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The View From The Balcony: 'Uxbridge, I have the answers!'

A sideways look at life in Hillingdon from the beating heart of historic Windsor Street

Local Heroes: Special couple are already heroes to their seven grandchildren

Ken and Gill Anstiss say they 'just do what all grandparents do' but their daughters think they deserve an award

Woman cut free from car after two-vehicle crash in Yiewsley

A woman had to be cut free from a car after a two-vehicle collision in Yiewsley.

Sabrina Moss

Sabrina Moss birthday death: three men deny murder and will stand trial in June

Three defendants entered not guilty pleas to murder and attempted murder at Old Bailey

Campaigners ramp-up calls for people to petition for HS2 mitigation

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People will have less than a month to ask parliament for relief from HS2 after the Hybrid Bill’s second reading

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Thieves steal tools from 'secret garden' used by cancer patients

Cranford Park Friends have asked for donations after thieves broke in to the walled garden and stole spades, shovels and hoes

Dead body found in Longford street

A DEAD body was found in a street off Bath Road last night (Sunday), according to reports

View From The Balcony: So you think you know Uxbridge? A quiz for the hardcore.

A sideways look at life in Hillingdon from the beating heart of historic Windsor Street

Two missing girls found safe and well

Chelsea Feast and Lara Freeman-Sullivan, both 16, hadn't been seen since yesterday (Sunday) afternoon, but were located after a media appeal

Woman dies in hospital after four-car crash in West Drayton

The woman's next of kin have been informed, but she has not yet been formally identified. She was the front seat passenger of a car involved in a crash in Sipson Road

Three goats dumped at church in Hillingdon

The animals look "clean and well looked after", but they have no ear tags identifying the owner

Volunteers needed at 'secret garden' in Cranford

Green-fingered helpers are wanted to get stuck in at the garden in Cranford Park this Sunday

Extra powers for police tackling Uxbridge street drinkers

From next Monday (April 14), Uxbridge town centre will be a "dispersal zone" and officers will be able to shift anti-social groups

A car exhaust adds to air pollution in London

Air pollution to blame for nearly 700 deaths across west London

Poor air quality is to blame for an estimated 695 deaths in west London, says new Public Health England report, and 3,389 across the capital

Prizes needed for raffle in memory of lovely Gemma

Prizes are needed for a raffle to support the Michael Sobell Hospice in Northwood.

New park gets a thorough test by the 'first citizen'

The children scattered poppy seeds, to bloom in time for the First World War centenary

HS2 revised property compensation packages announced

  • HS2

Another blow for people living above HS2 tunnel but homeowners living beyond West Ruislip portal will get revised compensation packages

Aids charity urges political parties to tackle HIV ahead of council elections

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The National Aids Trust has called on election candidates to pledge to support HIV prevention and support services

Easter holidays: Some ideas of things to do and places to see in West London

Spring has sprung and the school holidays are upon us so what better time is there to get out and about to explore what’s on in your area?

Weekend what's on guide for Hillingdon

Things to see and do in Hillingdon this Saturday (April 5)

Plenty going on right through the Easter period

Easter might fall late this year, but here is an early peep at what's going on amid all the chocolate and chicks

Scale new heights this Easter holiday with our Go Ape tickets giveaway

£100 of passes to help you work off some of that chocolate up in the treetops of Black Park

Six year sentence for young knife attacker

Guled Abdullahi stabbed his victim three times, and left him with "life-threatening injuries"

Barbara Fisher

Bm@il: Some blasts from the past - and another for the dump's car reader

IRA bombers reckoned without some sharp-eyed Hillingdon folk

Buff Mudders smash charity target

Thousands of pounds were raised for charity by a team of tough ladies.

RAF Northolt chef declared 'Top Cat'

Prince Philip is a fan of his food, and now Sergeant Stew Thorpe has the trophy to prove he is the best in the business

Life's a hoot for Faye

Sometimes you just have to stand up and be counted. HANNAH RAVEN speaks to a young comedian who, as well as developing her own career, is providing a stage for other hopefuls.

Neighbours not convinced by Hillingdon Circus supermarket plan

Tesco’s amended plan for a supermarket and hotel at Hillingdon Circus has failed to gain approval of people living nearby

Harvil Road to become no overtaking zone after man who had car crash lobbied Hillingdon Council

A NOTORIOUS road will become a no-overtaking zone, after a man involved in a crash there campaigned to make it safer.

Children from a Ruislip school beat 10,000 others to become borough maths challenge champions

The Hillingdon Primary School Maths Challenge saw 10,000 youngsters enter and in a tense final Bishop Winnington-Ingram School scooped the top prize


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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