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Boris Johnson is selected as Tory candidate for Uxbridge & South Ruislip

Boris selected as Tory candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

London Mayor Boris Johnson is a step closer to realising his Downing Street dream after being selected as the Tory candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip.

Hillingdon mayor and police borough commander join forces to lead walk of peace

The walk will see local faith groups coming together to commit to a safe and peaceful borough

Ickenham flasher repeatedly exposed himself to two young girls

Adrian Chapman was found guilty of indecent exposure after flashing girls from an upstairs window of his house

Our poll suggests Boris Johnson is not favourite among readers for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

With just one day to go before local Tories choose who gets the Uxbridge and South Ruislip candidacy our poll suggests readers don't put Boris as number one

Celebrate World's Biggest Coffee Morning at Cranford Park this Sunday

Lemon cakes, cupcakes, carrot cakes will be among the treats on offer to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support

Dentist from Uxbridge struck off for dishonesty

A committee has ruled that Amraj Dhillon lied under oath about attending a training course he did not take part in

Hollywood comes to Harefield for Michael Sobell Hospice fundraiser

A-listers take to the red carpet for movie-themed fundraiser to rival the Oscars 

Support from just 70 local Tories could set Boris Johnson on his way to Number 10

A vote from fifty per cent of the Uxbridge and South Ruislip Conservative Association's 139 members is enough to secure his candidacy

Hillingdon nurse helps to give premature babies a chance at life

“These babies are born with a huge disadvantage so the team put everything we can into helping them. They are fighters, so we fight for them.”

New special free school proposed for youngsters in Ickenham

The school will cater for pupils aged five to 19 with severe to moderate learning difficulties

Revealed: West London's police forces have hundreds of vacancies

Figures show all west London's borough police forces have double-digit vacancies which are not being filled. Labour believes this is how Boris Johnson is cutting down on costs

Hillingdon Half-Marathon comes under starter's orders again

Organisers aiming for 1,000 entrants for flat, fast course around the borough

Hillingdon wins big at London in Bloom awards

Borough gets blooming brilliant result as it secures Gold status for second year running

Revealed: Trio who Boris must beat to secure Tory nomination for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

The list of candidates to fight the Uxbridge and South Ruislip Conservative nomination battle has been released.

Assault in Uxbridge: Man attacked with blunt instrument

A 43-year-old man was taken to hospital after altercation with three other men

Ickenham's Andrew signs to Simon Cowell's label with Britain's Got Talent swing band Jack Pack

The Britain's Got Talent finalists scooped a deal with the music mogul's label Syco Records

Road cordoned off after assault in Uxbridge

A man was treated by paramedics for head injuries and has been taken to hospital


Two men used explosion to break into Hillingdon cash point

Police appealing for witnesses after an ATM in Long Lane was broken into

Jail for burglars who tied up and threatened 71-year-old woman

David Augustine and Krishna Modely were jailed for 26 years for a string of offences across west London

A plane silhouetted against a spectacular sun rise at Heathrow

Three in five MPs back third runway at Heathrow, new poll suggests

Heathrow hails Ipsos MORI survey but protest group HACAN says the shortage of poltiicians responding means it counts for little

In Pictures: Cash point attacked and robbed in Hillingdon

Reader says a cash point in a parade of shops in Long Lane, was smashed into with a sledge hammer

What's on this weekend in Hillingdon?

Flowers, movies, art and European culture - a variety of events are on offer across the borough this weekend

Hillingdon people recycling more than ever with new collections

Since the council introduced weekly garden waste, textile and food recycling collections there has been an overall increase in recycling across the borough

Elderly man chased suspect after having his bag snatched

The 80-year-old victim was so determined to get his bag back that he continued to chase the suspect until he tripped over, sustaining injuries

Pub raises £1000 for year-long children's hospice campaign - in just one night

The Woodman in Ruislip wanted to hold the fundraiser for Shooting Star Chase Hospice which gives care to barmaid Siobhan's 23-month old daughter

Saturday night movie themed fundraiser for Michael Sobell Hospice

Guests are encouraged to come in movie-themed fancy dress, and there will be a prize for the best dressed.

New merged school opens its doors for first day of September term

Northwood College for Girls opened its doors for the first time as a merged school with Heathfield School and Northwood College.

Volunteers need votes to fund outdoor classroom and nature trail in restored Gardens

Work to enhance Eastcote House Gardens is underway and volunteers hope to get funding to help teach youngsters about the natural world

Help plan Hillingdon’s future healthcare services 

Patients, carers and residents are being encouraged to attend a workshop to help plan the health services that need to be provided over the next two years

Deaths from taking drugs fall in Hillingdon and Hammersmith but rising in Westminster

New figures reveal the numbers of deaths from drug taking have halved in Hillingdon but are seeing increases elsewhere.


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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