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Loopy work helps safeguard River Crane against future pollution

Natural curves have been restored to the river in Cranford to protect fish and other wildlife, including kingfishers and water voles, from sewage leaks

Woman urges discussion on mental health after death of best friend

Jenny Barnes held event in Ruislip to encourage people to talk about mental health after her friend Natalie Thomas died in 2013

Anti fracking protest exclusive

Fracking north-west London: bidding firm promises 'minimal disruption as possible'

A fracking firm has applied for permission to explore for shale gas potentially trapped deep under north-west London

Lib Dems name candidate for Charville by-election

The Liberal Democrats' candidate for the Charville by-election claims Hayes has been neglected by Labour and the Conservatives.

British businesses call for Heathrow expansion in letter to Airports Commission

Hounslow, Hillingdon and West London are among 23 Chambers of Commerce calling for expansion at Heathrow, to tap into emerging markets and drive tourism, or fall behind European rivals

House prices in Hounslow see biggest rise in London

Prices in Ealing also rise rapidly, according to Land Registry figures, but estate agent warns the bubble may have already burst

Man dies after being hit by train at West Drayton station

Ambulance crews attended but found the man dead at the scene.

Cows coming to Ickenham nature reserve as part of £23k improvement project

Cows are a vital tool in boosting habitats as part of a London Wildlife Trust project in Ickenham Marshes

Inspirational trainee midwife from Hillingdon wins national award

Denise Ahmed, 33, who works at Hillingdon Hospital, was named Thinkmoney's Inspirational Student of the Year for 2014.

More ambulances missing target response times as private spending rockets

The proportion of ambulances failing to arrive within eight minutes has increased by up to a fifth cent in west London

Health bosses ignore calls to meet IVF guidelines in North West London

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Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) say they will continue to offer women only one cycle of treatment, despite the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommending three

Inquest into deaths of mother and daughters in Ruislip home due to start this afternoon

Heena Solanki and her daughters Prisha and Jasmine were found dead at a home in Midcroft, Ruislip in 2013

Plans for temporary car park at Hillingdon Hospital do not go far enough, says campaign group

The Community Voice says the proposed 89-space facility would be 'better than nothing', but not enough to tackle queuing problems in the long-term.

Cranford Park stables

Cranford Park stables' inclusion on At Risk Register a 'wake-up call'

The park's grade II-listed stables are included in the top priority category in English Heritage's annual list of the country's most endangered buildings

Temporary car park at Hillingdon Hospital could be completed by 2015, if council consents

The 89-space facility could be finished by the summer if given the green light, easing parking for visitors and staff


You come up with some cracking ideas for empty Hillingdon Circus plot

From schools to strip joints, our readers have answered our call in droves and turned town planners

Huge redevelopment for South Ruislip gets the green light from councillors

Building work will start in January after 11-screen cinema, Asda store, five family restaurants and housing plan was approved

Hounslow and Hayes men part of gang who smuggled heroin in baby clothes

Six men, including three from west London, will be sentenced on Wednesday for smuggling a million pounds worth of heroin into the UK hidden in packages.

Health minister visits Hillingdon Hospital to see how funding has improved labour wards

MP Dan Poulter, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health, wanted to see how government money had been spent improving ten of the hospital’s labour wards

10 uses for the empty Hillingdon Circus site that Morrison's no longer wants

What should become of the vacant land at Hillingdon Circus now that Morrisons has dropped its plans to build a superstore their.

Third man arrested and victim still in critical condition after assault in Uxbridge

Police investigating the assault which left a 55-year-old man seriously injured continue to appeal for help from the public

Children learn history of school at 90th birthday celebration

St Helen’s College in Parkway, Hillingdon, is in its 90th year and children as young as three helped to mark the occasion during an action packed day of events

Funeral held for Yiewsley's 95-year-old war veteran Percy Alec McCormack

Mr McCormack served with the London Irish Rifles for six years in World War Two after signing up at the age of 18

Mass demonstration across west London to highlight modern day slavery

The walk for freedom will see mouths taped shut to represent the million of slaves deprived of a voice and basic human rights as volunteers take to the streets of London tomorrow (Oct 18)

Tesco still going ahead with plan to build at Hillingdon Circus despite plummeting shares

And supermarket rival Morrisons has confirmed it is no longer looking to move in across the road after Tesco was given the green light

Two arrested as man in 'critical' condition after serious assault in Uxbridge

Anyone with information is asked to call officers from Hillingdon CID on 020 8246 1413. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


A40 re-opened after seven hours of traffic chaos following death of woman

Emergency services were called shortly after 4pm to reports that a person had fallen on to the London-bound carriageway, sparking hours of traffic chaos.

DNA found on guns in glove compartment triggers jail term

Man denied possession of firearm charge but forensic specialists found his DNA on two guns found in a car in Harmondsworth        

'Serious assault' in Uxbridge closes town centre street

Access to the High Street and Uxbridge station appears to be restricted because of the closure of the one-way loop around the Market House.


A40 closed after woman dies in bridge fall

Police say she was in her 20s, and appeal for information from drivers


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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