'Unhappiness is spurring business boom in Hounslow' - claim

Dissatisfaction may help explain the high number of business start-ups in the borough, new research suggests

Award-winning pub building in Isleworth stripped of protected status after appeal

The Red Lion, a four time local CAMRA pub of the year winner, was one of only three buildings in Hounslow to be recognised as 'assets of community value'

X Factor finalist Jamie 'Afro' Archer to perform at free Isleworth festival

The distinctively coiffured singer joins R'n'B legend Billy Ocean and others on the bill for the Be Inspired Festival

Motorist who attacked cyclist with baseball bat loses appeal against jail term

Glenroy Taylor swung the bat several times at his victim in Brentford in a "prolonged attack"

Super Saturday of Sport event in Feltham attracts hundreds of families

Event featured more than 20 clubs and a range of sporting activities from indoor rowing to cycling

Hounslow in Pictures

Ealing Half Marathon: 35,000 bottles of water for runners

Staying hydrated will be a key component of success for runners who are taking on the 13.1-mile Ealing Half Marathon on September 27

Wimbledon 2016: Ticket ballot open!

Excitement for Wimbledon 2016 is already mounting, and the ballot for ticket applications opens on Tuesday (September 1). Here's how to enter...

What's going on near you this week: Things to do in west London

Find out what's going in your area this week for fun ideas of things to get up to!
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Brentford transfer news LIVE: Follow all the latest comings and goings in west London on deadline day

Keep up to date with all the ins and outs at Griffin Park right up to deadline

Transfer Deadline Day - try our Jim White soundbite generator

Play 'Deadline Day' bingo with our soundboard from the Sky Sports presenter

Brentford sign Liverpool youngster on loan

Sergi Canos (right) of Liverpool celebrates his goal with team mate Daniel Cleary during the Everton v Liverpool Barclays U21 Premier League game at the Merseyrail Community Stadium on August 19, 2015 in Southport, England. (Photo by Nick Taylor/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
Canos becomes a Bee after agreeing short-term deal until January, with a view to extending for the rest of the season

Award-winning pub building in Isleworth stripped of protected status after appeal

The Red Lion, a four time local CAMRA pub of the year winner, was one of only three buildings in Hounslow to be recognised as 'assets of community value'

X Factor finalist Jamie 'Afro' Archer to perform at free Isleworth festival

The distinctively coiffured singer joins R'n'B legend Billy Ocean and others on the bill for the Be Inspired Festival

Guns found among rubbish dredged from river in Isleworth

Pair of antique revolvers found during a clean-up of the Duke of Northumberland's River, being cleaned out ahead of the Rugby World Cup

West Middlesex Hospital gets top ratings for cleanliness and food

The hospital in Isleworth also scored above average in a range of other criteria for non-clinical services

Mystery Good Samaritan helps stranger pay last respects to dying father

The kind-hearted stranger gave money so the grateful recipient could park at West Middlesex Hospital, where their father died that afternoon

'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

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