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Primary pupils in Hounslow make huge leap in KS2 results

The percentage of children in the borough getting level four or above in all three Key Stage Two tests is now four per cent above the national average

Police investigate ex-TNT worker who dumped post bags in Eastcote

The mail company said the individual who discarded mail in a conservation area has been sacked and it is looking at pressing charges

Mum-of-three opens first women's clothes shop in Ruislip Manor

Good news for the high street as independent shops move in

TNT Post bags dumped in conservation area in Eastcote

Bags of post - potentially containing mail from banks and credit card companies- were found by volunteer gardeners

Will Uxbridge lose Boris Johnson to Clacton seat?

Ladbrokes have released odds on Boris leaving the Uxbridge and South Ruislip seat he wants, to fight Tory defector Douglas Carswell running for UKIP in Essex

Young volunteers create park at Heathrow Airport with funding from Boris Johnson

The Mayor of London, who hopes to win a seat as MP in Hillingdon, is funding a project in the borough to teach young people about horticulture

Tears of joy for Matilda who will start dance classes at top ballet school after life-changing operation

Forget the Walking Matilda campaign - soon six-year-old Matilda Duncan really will be waltzing after operation funded by best-friend's campaign

Opinion split over new Hillingdon Tesco

Strong reaction on social media sites Twitter and Facebook as plan for supermarket gets green light

Tesco gets green light for huge new store at Hillingdon Circus despite petitions

Tesco has won its long running battle to build a new supermarket in Hillingdon, as part of a scheme that will also include 125 homes and a hotel.

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


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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