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Hillingdon Council pays millions to recycling giants Powerday - despite taking legal action against it

Hillingdon Council has been criticised for having a multi-million-pound contract with a recycling company to which it has denied planning permission

West London councils write to Theresa May urging her to ditch Heathrow expansion in favour of Gatwick

Three west London councils are among 11 calling on Theresa May to block the proposed third runway at Heathrow

Conte's got his work cut out, Uxbridge travellers and tragedy on the trains - A round-up of the top stories from the last week

From crime to football, here are all of the top read stories on getwestlondon from the last week

Hayes housing estate gets refurbished community space to 'bring people together'

A reading space, kitchen and games console are among the improvements to the centre hoping to create better relationships among neighbours

New solar adventure at Ruislip Lido helping to entertain kids during summer holidays

The new solar trail has been put together by Hillingdon Council and a west London astronomical group

Travellers moved on from Uxbridge Common five days after they arrive

Reports that travellers had moved on to the common first surfaced on August 4 and they were evicted on Tuesday, August 9

Uxbridge MP Boris Johnson among ministers urged to take in Syrian refugees

After a year-long inquiry, a committee of MPs is urging government ministers to do more to help refugees fleeing war-torn Syria

Ickenham woman launches petition in backlash over new parking permits

The new parking permit system is due to be introduced later this month but is unpopular with many residents

Cool off from hottest day of the year on your own Total Wipeout experience in Hillingdon

With this week giving us the hottest day of 2016 so far, it was the perfect time to open this new aqua park in Hillingdon

Landowner must 'ask for trespassers to leave' before police can intervene over Yiewsely travellers

The travellers moved in to the green space in Yiewsley on Wednesday night and there have been reports of rubbish dumped nearby

Getwestlondon round-up: Your top five stories of the week

From a driver caught on camera in collision with a motorbike, to a raging fire in a block of flats in Feltham to new Chelsea boss' first day

Sauna fire leads to unhappy Heathrow hotel leisure club users raising concerns over safety

Users complained of cold showers and insects in the pool area, but management say the facilities have been found to be of good standard

Reports of travellers moving in to green space near Tesco in Yiewsley

The travellers are believed to have moved into the site at around 9pm on Wednesday (July 13) and police are reported to have been on scene

Hillingdon Council vows to oppose 'inappropriate development' in wake of Powerday application rejection

The controversial planning application was rejected by Hillingdon Council in June and the council is ready to fend off any appeal by the developer

Primark opening will make Uxbridge a 'shopping destination', says councillor

It is claimed that adding the discount clothes retailer will help Uxbridge's transformation and attract shoppers from across London

Assembly member and campaigners hit back at Hillingdon councillor's 'betrayal' comments

Dr Onkar Sahota has been accused of betraying residents by attending a Heathrow Skills Taskforce event that was viewed as being pro-expansion

Tory councillor attacks assembly member for 'betrayal' of attending 'pro-Heathrow expansion' event

Dr Onkar Sahota attended a 'pro-Heathrow expansion' event last month and has been criticised by a Conservative councillor

'It's going to kill everything': Dismay among business community at six-month road closure in Hayes town centre

Work lasting at least 10 months is set to commence later this month and business owners fear the effects road closures will have on sales

Calls for Hillingdon Council to drop special education needs lawyers after 'insensitive' tweets

Outraged parents are calling for a Milton Keynes-based firm to be dropped by Hillingdon Council after boasting tweets

After intense debate Hillingdon Council throw out West Drayton recycling centre plans

Plans for a recycling centre on the same site have been rejected twice before by Hillingdon Council.


RECAP: Decision time for controversial West Drayton Powerday recycling plant by Hillingdon Council

Hillingdon Council threw out plans for a new Powerday recycling plant that was opposed by residents

Hayes station drop-off fines 'a disgrace' says Hayes and Harlington MP John McDonnell

Rail users are up in arms over fines being handed out to anyone in the station's drop-off zone while Crossrail work is carried out

Call to arms over West Drayton Powerday recycling plant decision

A key decision on the controversial West Drayton recycling plant is set to be made next week

Illegal school car park on Hayes green belt is destroyed after trust ordered to remove it

The trust behind Guru Nanak Sikh Academy was taken to court by Hillingdon Council

£40million housing site in Yiewsley changes hands - but will still create hundreds of homes

Redrow Homes set to build a total of 308 homes on the former Dairy Crest site, after purchasing the land from Kitewood Estates

Demand for changes in Uxbridge car park after fine handed out despite 'taped up machines and lack of signs'

A visitor to Uxbridge couldn't understand why payment machines were taped up and no signs clearly said 'pay and display' in the shopping centre car park

40ft council-owned tree reduced to stump in Hillingdon - and council wants to find who did it

The tree fellers claimed a resident had asked them remove it before allegedly fleeing and leaving debris strewn across the street in Hillingdon

Five Hillingdon schools to expand under £150m programme starting in half term

Newnham Infants and Junior Schools in Eastcote are among five schools in the borough earmarked to expand, to cope with pupil intake rise

Find out more about fostering in Hillingdon borough

In Hillingdon, there is a greater need for foster carers for older children, brothers and sisters, children with additional or complex needs and unaccompanied asylum-seeking children

Council asked to do more to stop noisy HGVs in residential Ruislip streets

Both Hillingdon Council and Boris Johnson MP are being asked to do something about noisy lorries ignoring the weight restriction and CCTV on the road

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