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Wealdstone Tesco Express store on list of 43 due to be axed nationally

Tesco is poised to wield the axe at its store in Wealdstone as part of a nationwide closure programme.

The Champions of Magic

Award-winning magicians coming to Beck Theatre in February

The Champions of Magic to perform two shows on Valentine’s Day

TV's Linda Barker at intu Uxbridge to celebrate its partnership with Michael Sobell Hospice

The TV designer is the face of the year-long partnership which aims to raise £25,000 for the hospice.


Police hunt men wanted for crimes in Hillingdon borough

Officers want to hear from anyone who has seen Terence O'Toole or Paul Cahill. A third man being sought has now been arrested.

Liberal Democrats announce candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

Former councillor Mike Cox has been chosen to fight the seat in the general election in May.

Biker critical after rush hour crash in West Drayton

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision between a car and motorbike in West Drayton.

Four west London postcodes top burglary hotspots list

Chiswick W4 postcode has the highest burglary-related insurance claims among Hounslow, Ealing and Hillingdon

Trampoline will be at The Crown and Treaty on Oxford Road, Uxbridge this Friday.

Hughie Dixon's live music round-up: Trampoline bounce back to The Crown and Treaty in Uxbridge

Planning to let your hair down this weekend? Check out Hughie Dixon's latest round-up of live music in an around Hillingdon Borough.

Number of people in UK affected by aircraft noise doubles

More than two million people are now significantly disturbed by noise from planes, according to new survey which campaigners say calls into question Heathrow's third runway claims

Feltham & Heston MP Seema Malhotra

Seema Malhotra MP: Urgent measures are needed to save the NHS

Recent crises in the local NHS are the results of decisions in Westminster, argues Feltham and Heston Labour MP Seema Malhotra in her latest column.

Fran Tracey and Caroline Russell have created the New Reader's Toolkit

Ruislip teacher and librarian team-up to create e-book that helps children learn to read

Two Ruislip mums, one a librarian and the other a teacher, have teamed up to create a new e-book helping parents to improve children's learning.

Hayes shisha lounge shut down following anti-social behaviour complaints

Police said noise and threatening behaviour emanating from M Lounge had made residents' lives a 'misery'.

Opening the refurbished Church Road Surgery: Hillingdon Mayor Catherine Dann and Dr Sashi Shashikanth

Revamped Cowley Village GP surgery is just what the doctor ordered

Dr Sashi Shashikanth, who has taken charge at the Church Road Surgery, ploughed his own money into the refurb.

Morrisons stores in Yiewsley, Hounslow and Brentford dodge closure bullet

The supermarket giant today confirmed neither store is among those in the firing line.

Suspects from Hayes and Yiewsley wanted for crimes committed in Hillingdon borough

Police have released images of two women and a man wanted in connection with crimes carried out in the borough.

Blood donor sessions will be a venue near you soon.

West London venues where you can donate blood in support of next month's World Cancer Day

NHS Blood and Transplant say blood and platelets are often crucial in the treatment of the cancer patients

intu Uxbridge teams up with Michael Sobell Hospice and make £25k pledge

Entertainment, face painting and arts and crafts at the shopping centre on Saturday to celebrate the new partnership.

Police hunt men wanted for crimes in Hillingdon borough

Officers are calling on the public to contact them if they recognise either Karim Faidi or Mohammed Amri.

Concerns over care for the elderly

High risk of fall injuries for Hammersmith and Fulham and Ealing pensioners

  • NHS

Figures have revealed the two boroughs are in the top 10 places in England for pensioners to suffer injuries from falls

Police in Ruislip arrest wanted man following public appeal

Adam Halfaoui, who was picked up by officers on Thursday, had featured on the police's wanted list over the Christmas period.


New image of missing Bronwyn Davies 'best hope yet', says daughter

Police are out showing the new, recent photograph of the diabetic mum to members of the public in Hayes today in the hope someone will recognise her.

Your chance to nominate Hillingdon hospital staff for award

The public is invited to nominate those who have gone the extra mile at either Hillingdon Hospital or Mount Vernon Hospital for an award.

King John at the sealing of the Magna Carta at Runnymede in 1215

Looking Back: 2015 will be the year we remember Wellington and Magna Carta

The is plenty to celebrate in the coming year, from the anniversaries of the sealing of Magna Carta to the Battle of Waterloo, writes Eddie Menday .

West Londoners are 'miserable' and 'less agreeable', according to a Cambridge University study

  • BBC

Researchers from the university have created a map of the capital which shows that people with specific personality types flock to certain areas in a phenomenon dubbed ‘geographical clustering’.

Westminster and K&C house prices increased more than anywhere in England and Wales over 20 years

Everybody knows house prices in Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea are sky-high, but how much would you pay if prices from 20 years ago had only increased with inflation?

Signal problems could stop Crossrail in its tracks

The new £15billion railway that will run through west London might not open on time if signalling on the line can't be fixed

Former West Drayton Conservative councillor candidate joins UKIP

Naman Purewal, who is also a former parliamentary candidate, said she had become disillusioned with the Tory party.

Could the Hertfordshire suburb of South Oxhey become part of Hillingdon borough?

An online petition, which will be presented to London mayor Boris Johnson and both councils if it gains enough signatures, says the move would benefit both areas.

Revealed - the four west London hospitals that ran out of beds this week

  • NHS

Four hospitals comprising of three trusts had no spare beds this week as the NHS winter crisis continued to bite.

You'd be surprised who doesn't have insurance or a licence to drive say police

Met Police seize over 100 uninsured cars from Capital's streets

The Met's Operation Cubo crackdown saw 123 vehicles seized and taken off the streets on Thursday.


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