National Parks Week: Best green spots in west London for picnic

This week is National Parks Week! Head to one of these lovely green spots near you and enjoy nature

Thousands of families enjoy Welcome to Asia Festival

Families enjoyed a weekend of eastern food and culture in Lampton Park, Hounslow

Creative young writer reaches final of national short stories competition

Nine-year-old boy's tale from visit to India wins over judging panel to be shortlisted for KalliKids Story Competition

Hounslow Council praised for helping kick start regeneration

Plans for more than 500 homes, including a 27-storey tower, are hailed in retail industry report

Three west London nature reserves receive Green Flag award

Gunnersbury Triangle to host 30th anniversary celebrations, Crane Park Island to offer free guided walks, and butterfly spotting at Yeading Brook Meadows to celebrate

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Hot Pursuit movie: How good is the film and what are Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara like in the movie?

Hot Pursuit is set to hit cinemas on Friday July, 31.

Dr Seuss-themed theatre adventure comes to Ruislip

Head to Ruislip this weekend for Ruislip Operatic Society's production of Seussical Jr, a theatrical adventure into the world of Dr Seuss!

Whitton over 30s night celebrates 40-year milestone

Legendary over 30s monthly Motown and Soul night in Whitton is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month

No Leeds or Rangers interest in Brentford midfielder

Bees yet to receive any interest from former managers over Toumani Diagouraga

Brentford to come up with a plan for Nico Yennaris

Marinus Dijkhuizen to work out best position for former Arsenal man after testing him in two positions in pre-season

Five reasons why Brentford fans should be confident about the new season

Bees fell just short of promotion last season but are set to be in the promotion push come the back end of the campaign

Hounslow Council praised for helping kick start regeneration

Plans for more than 500 homes, including a 27-storey tower, are hailed in retail industry report

Trial starts for councillor and ex-detective accused of indecent assault

Monday (July 27) is the first day of a two-week trial against Cranford councillor Gurpal Virdi

More than 250 people sign petition to save threatened children's centres

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Hounslow Council is proposing to close children's centres in Norwood Green, Chiswick, Syon and Feltham Hill

'Hospital staff missed ovarian cysts and told me I needed a poo'

Caroline Ballard is determined to raise awareness of the condition endometriosis, which affects one in 10 women, after her experience at West Middlesex Hospital

Elvis charity night raises more than £1,100

Punters donned fancy dress for the fundraising event held in tribute to Elvis Presley fan John Hendley

Council bosses say they're being kept in dark over hospital merger plans

Plans to see Chelsea & Westminster Hospital take over the running of West Middlesex could be a reality by September, but Hammersmith & Fulham Council say not enough is known about the financial impact

Hounslow

Historic Hounslow was for centuries a resting place for travellers on their way to central London. More recently, Hounslow Heath was the site of the UK's first civil airport, and Heathrow, just down the road, is a major employer. Hounslow's main shopping area is the high street, and the Civic Centre in nearby Lampton Road houses Hounslow Council.

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Salina Patel
Hounslow
Katherine Clementine
Uxbridge
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing
Goolistan Cooper
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster
Nathan Spendelow
Harrow and Brent
Robert Cumber
Hounslow
Camilla Horrox
Ealing
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Tom Moore
Sports Reporter
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter