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Meeting called as plan for dementia 'village' in Harefield is submitted to council

Join a Harefield Tenants' and Residents' Association meeting to find out more about the plan for a 400-home care centre at the Medi Parc site

Pool for special needs swimmers re-opened by star's widow

Mencap Jubilee Pool gets a £120,000 makeover. Now there are big plans for further upgrades.

Record number of children adopted in London

The Government is attributing the rise in adoptions to its changes to the adoption system which make it quicker and easier

Dog owners wanted to teach people about responsible pet ownership

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is seeking volunteers to educate young people and help reduce the number of dogs being abandoned.

West London duo prepare for Blind World Cup

Ealing and Hillingdon visually impaired cricketers out to conquer the world, writes Marios Papaloizou

Former London Assembly member for Hillingdon, Richard Barnes

Former Hillingdon councillor and Boris deputy ditches Tory party for UKIP

Richard Barnes, a former right hand man to Mayor Boris Johnson, has defected to the UK Independence Party who he said had the "right answers" to Britain's issues.

Hammersmith and Fulham pensioners least likely in England to get flu jab

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West London pensioners were among the least likely to get a flu jab last winter

A quarter of west London three year olds have tooth decay

One in four west London three-year-olds has tooth decay

Shocking statistics reveal that up to a quarter of west London three-year-olds have obvious tooth decay, and Hillingdon is among the worst.

Hero police officer helped save the life of teenager who jumped from bridge over A40

A member of the public and a police officer helped to rescue the girl from falling onto the A40

Community day at Barclays in High Street, Uxbridge: the Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor Catherine Dann, on the static bike, with, front left, premier manager Rupinder Dhaddey, and, front right, branch manager Iain Pyne, and, back lft, Jonah Hales, and back right, Faisal Gheriani, both of Platinum Wellness

Barclays holds fundraising events for Macmillan at branches in Uxbridge and Hayes

The Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor Catherine Dann, attended the events at Barclays' branches in Uxbridge and Hayes in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

In pictures: Mini-masterpieces at nursery art competition

The Mayor of Hillingdon had a tough time choosing winners among the very young artists in Uxbridge

Road closed after three car smash in Hillingdon

Long Lane closed in both directions and London's Air Ambulance spotted at scene of car crash

Queues on A40 in Hillingdon after police incident

A girl said to be in her mid-teens has been rescued from a footbridge over the A40

Betting shop applies to open on doorstep of Hayes YMCA

Community groups object to an application to open a Coral betting shop in Hayes with fears over the impact on vulnerable young people in the area

Children cheer as new school on former RAF base in Uxbridge opens

Youngsters are settling in at John Locke Academy, the new school built at multi-million pound St Andrew's Park Estate

Five of the best things to do in Hillingdon this week

Big bands and operatic societies provide plenty of musical offerings in the coming weeks

Proposed HS2 compensation 'too low' and too restrictive, Hillingdon Council will tell Government

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Tory-run Hillingdon Council, which opposes the construction of High Speed 2 between London and Birmingham, has agreed a critical official response to the Government consultation on compensation schemes for people living near the proposed route

Octogenarian is Hillingdon Hospital's longest-serving volunteer

84-year-old Miriam Hewlett has no plans to stop volunteering any time soon

Watch: Touching video shows why you should support Michael Sobell Hospice during Hospice Care Week 2014

“People often feel that a hospice is a sad place to work but actually when you walk into Michael Sobell House it’s a very fun place to be and it’s full of laughter and it’s full of happiness”

Volunteers give charity shop window displays a spruce up

GlaxoSmithKline workers gave Harlington Hospice shops across Hillingdon a makeover - helping boost sales along the way

Day centre for disabled people in South Ruislip gets £3m refurbishment

Hillingdon Council has invested in the centre to provide people with disabilities new state-of-the-art facilities

Uxbridge pub The Three Steps at the Coachmans Inn gets licence extension despite objections

Neighbours sent 11 letters of objection to the council with concerns about noise and the pub’s location in a residential area in Cowley

Multi-million pound investment at Harefield Hospital

The investment is part of The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust expansion plan, worth at least £20million

Walk-in service at Hayes health centre to close

Patients without appointments will no longer to be treated by medical staff once a walk-in service at a Hayes health centre shuts for good

Police Borough Commander reassures Hillingdon after series of violent crimes

"We will not rest until we make every effort to make this borough the most hostile environment for anyone intent on committing serious violence"

Tributes paid to father who died after assault in Hillingdon

Friends of Rakesh Desoura took to social networks to pay tribute to the 42-year-old after he died from a heart attack following the incident in Ryefield Avenue

Historic statue damaged as Cranford Park information centre is gutted by fire

An 18th century statue said to have inspired the legend of the ghostly Grey Lady was among the items damaged in the blaze, which broke out in the early hours of yesterday

Hillingdon police send out appeal after teenager was 'inappropriately touched' on a bus

Hillingdon police are appealing for information after a man inappropriately touched an 18 year-old girl while she was on a bus.

Man charged with attempted murder after stabbing in Hayes

31-year-old Abinasir Osman of Addison Way, Hayes, has been charged following the alleged stabbing of a man in Coldharbour Lane

Man left with life threatening injuries after stabbing in Hayes

A 47-year-old man was taken to hospital by air ambulance after stabbing in Coldharbour Lane


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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