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Investigation launched after 'attempted abduction' of two children in Harefield by silver van driver

Officers are looking into the incident which reportedly occurred near The Old Orchard pub

Car fire on A312 The Parkway in Hayes causes traffic disruption

Drivers have been warned of slow-moving traffic between the Bulls Bridge and Ossie Garvin roundabouts

Man stabbed in Hillingdon in broad daylight during a fight

An investigation has been launched after a man in his twenties was stabbed during a fight in Long Lane

Mass brawl, tragic stabbing and a major cannabis bust – the biggest west London stories from the last week

A missing teenager, a drugs bust, an awful murder and Fifa are the amongst the biggest stories from west London this week

West London reacts to Labour leadership result as Jeremy Corbyn wins by huge majority

After facing opposition from MPs, Jeremy Corbyn has held his position as Leader of the Opposition after hold off challenger Owen Smith

Watch shoppers queue down the street as historic Ruislip shop prepares to close for the last time

Quilter's in Ruislip is set to close its door for the last time after 60 years of trading - and customers were keen to have one last chance to shop there


Police officers showed 'immense bravery' in saving woman's life in South Ruislip fire

More details have emerged after a woman was rescued from a house fire in South Ruislip

Get ready to don your life jackets for the third Hayes Canal Festival

The festival has been organised by local groups to promote use of the Grand Union Canal in Hayes and will be held on Sunday (September 25)

Police search 'suspicious' woman's van in West Drayton - and find more than £250,000 worth of cannabis

Hillingdon police officers decided to carry out the search when the nervous-looking woman could not explain why she was in the area

More details of unscrupulous puppy dealing emerge from around Hillingdon

Details first surfaced of a puppy being sold with fake veterinary records last week and more tragic stories have begun to emerge

'We got it wrong' – Uxbridge police install knife bin after woman who found a blade was turned away

After a woman who found a knife in a park was turned away from a police station, Uxbridge police have move to ensure it doesn't happen again

New Hillingdon free school gets go-ahead as pressure on school places mounts

The new free school for the borough has been approved but a location has not yet been found, according to the trust behind it

Inmates arrested by police investigating Redwan El-Ghaidouni murder given bail

Two men, who were behind bars when the dad of three was shot outside his home in Uxbridge in 2015, were picked up on Tuesday (September 13).

Uxbridge Waterstone becomes creative hub for an evening as Hillingdon Literary Festival launches

The VIP launch bought together figures from across Hillingdon borough to celebrate the beginnings of the festival

Watch flash flooding predictions come true as torrential rain puts Uxbridge roads under water

The weather warning for flash flooding and thunder storms came true as some Uxbridge roads were left under water on Thursday afternoon

Former Hillingdon councillor fulfils dying wish to have her sister by her side

Jane Rose lived in Hillingdon for over 30 years and helped support vulnerable people in the borough and beyond

Electoral boundary changes 'look like they were drawn up on the back of a cigarette packet', says Ealing councillor

Chris Summers, a Labour councillor for Northolt, says the proposed shake-up makes little sense for voters in his constituency who would fall under Hillingdon

Open House London: What to see at largest annual festival of architecture and design

Open House, the world's largest showcase of architecture and design, is taking place across 750 of the capital's best buildings this weekend

Shocking figures reveal 'postcode lottery' of care for disabled people in London

Campaigners say the cuts in some areas are 'unacceptable' and people's lives are being put at risk

Two more arrested by police investigating murder of Uxbridge dad Redwan El-Ghaidouni

Two men who were behind bars at the time of the murder have been arrested in prison

Which MPs could be the biggest winners and losers from electoral boundary review in west London?

The Conservatives look set to benefit in three of west London's most marginal seats - but Labour may be happy with another two...


Crystal Palace defender Pape Souare airlifted to hospital after serious car crash on M4

The left-back injured his thigh and jaw bone in the collision on Sunday (September 11) afternoon, which was still causing delays on Monday morning

New bus service and more buses on a number of west London routes

Bus users in Ealing, Harrow, Hillingdon and Brent to benefit from a boost in bus services

Child taken into care as Met officers launch anti-FGM operation at Heathrow Airport

Two people were arrested and an 11-year-old girl was taken into police protection over concerns about female genital mutilation

Watch gymnast Louis Smith performance Olympic routine and talk Rio and Tokyo in Uxbridge

The performance in an Uxbridge church was his first public appearance since his heroic return from the Rio Olympics in Brazil

Hillingdon health chiefs invest £230,000 to help diagnose dementia earlier

The increased funding for dementia care will go towards memory assessments for people who are increasingly forgetful

Hillingdon has the most Green Flag parks in the world

The borough is celebrating eight parks getting Green Flag status increasing the total from 34 to 42 in just one year

Accidents involving HGVs on the rise in west London

The number of road accidents in Harrow involving heavy good vehicles has quadrupled in a year

Up to three quarters of complaints against west London councils upheld by watchdog

Brent Council lost the highest proportion of complaints which were investigated by the Local Government Ombudsman

When do schools break up for October half-term in west London?

The summer holidays are barely over, but we bet you're already looking forward to half-term! Here are the all-important dates


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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