Five talented music artists from Hounslow make Mayor's Gigs competition shortlist

Vote for your favourite act in the Gigs street music competition by August 8

Huge funding boost to help people with reduced mobility sleep at night

A total of £165,000 has been funded over two years to launch the sleeping accessory to aid people with posture problems and ease end of life care

House prices rising fast in Hillingdon

Now may be the best time to sell your home in Uxbridge, with figures showing that Hillingdon is second in England and Wales when it comes to house price increases

Feast of food and fun fairground rides at Eid family fun day

Football freestyler Colin Nell steals the show at the fun day in Hounslow

Hounslow gas explosion deaths ruled as accidental almost two years later

Suhail Akhtar and his girlfriend, Dorota Kolasinska, died in a gas explosion during St Jude's Storm in October 2013 and their families waited for almost two years for their inquests

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Ealing Green to be transformed by street velodrome

As part of this event, you will be able to see Europe’s largest skateboard ramp and the pro BMX and skateboarders in their ultimate playground

Notting Hill Carnival: When is the festival this year?

Dust off your best carnival outfit and start practising your twerking moves... The Notting Hill Carnival is returning for another year!

RideLondon: How to enter 2016 cycling event

We have details and information on how, when and where you can enter next year's RideLondon-Surrey 100 event

Brentford eye bidding war for Hull target Moses Odubajo with Everton interested

Everton had been monitoring England U20 full back and Bees have under three weeks to find higher bidder

Leeds target Dallas refuses to sign new Brentford deal

Northern Irishman wants to leave Griffin Park after Yorkshire club have bid accepted

Hull target Moses Odubajo wants to leave Brentford

Full back keen to move on after Hull activate release clause

Neighbours fed up of stench due to rubbish collection problems

"I was disgusted to find used condoms and empty whiskey bottles scattered on Lorraine Road," said one resident

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

'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


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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