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Stark rise in number of west Londoners using food banks

The number has skyrocketed by nearly a third over the past year, to more than 14,000, while across the UK a record 1m now rely on free food handouts

'Hound of Hounslow' remains in custody over US 'flash crash' claims

Navinder Singh Sarao, who is fighting extradition to the States, has yet to pay the £5m required in his bail conditions

Detectives offer £40k in Eve Stratford and Lynne Weedon murder investigation

Detectives investigating the horrific killings - including 16-year-old Hounslow schoolgirl Lynne Weedon - appeared on Crimewatch this week appealing for information

Ice cream seller fined for flouting law in Hounslow

Laurence Vella was ordered to pay £1,710 after ignoring council warnings to stop trading in Hounslow town centre

Police called to Hounslow primary school after boy found with knife

School confirms staff confiscated a penknife from a pupil and says police warned students about the "dangers and seriousness"

Hounslow in Pictures

Venus vs. Mars: West London writer talks about show

Hit TV show Venus vs. Mars is now showing on Sky Living. Getwestlondon chats to contributing writer Delia-Rene Donaldson about the show

Unsigned Friday: Introducing... Ogre Melodies

Unsigned Friday: Bringing you the best of London's unsigned artists every Friday

London Marathon: What is the weather forecast?

Will you be watching the London Marathon this weekend? We bring you our latest weather report to keep you up-to-date with the forecast!

Brentford setting out to keep pressure on Ipswich and Derby

Bees need to claw back points and goal difference over Tractor Boys

Brentford star might be having his 'best season' but remains a harsh judge

Judge pleased with performances this season but still eyes more goals

Scott Hogan's Brentford injury hell continues as player faces second knee operation

More woe for ex-Rochdale striker as he catches his studs in the turf in training and is set to go under the knife again next week to cure problem

Ice cream seller fined for flouting law in Hounslow

Laurence Vella was ordered to pay £1,710 after ignoring council warnings to stop trading in Hounslow town centre

Shoppers and traders push for 30 minutes free parking on Chiswick High Road

More parking fines issued on Chiswick High Road than any other street in the UK over 12-month period with Hounslow Council cashing in £1.36m

New school submits plans for temporary buildings in Brentford park

Floreat Brentford Primary School would use the temporary buildings in Brent Lea Recreation Ground for two years, while a permanent home is built on neighbouring land in the park

First-time parents raise awareness of surrogacy in UK

Mansi Gandhi, 35, and husband Pritesh, 36, urge other couples contemplating surrogacy abroad to consider asking friends and family in the UK first

Nurse shortage 'compromised safety' at hospital's A&E department

West Middlesex Hospital has been told it 'requires improvement' in a new CQC report

New woman in charge at West Middlesex Hospital with same name!

Jacqueline Totterdell replaces outgoing chief executive Jacqueline Docherty, who has moved to London North West Healthcare NHS Trust


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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Will Ackermann
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Steve Bax
News Editor, West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Goolistan Cooper
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Alix Culbertson
Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter