School holidays: What's on for children at the theatre this summer

A guide to what's on in children's theatre during the summer season in west London

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

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The Diary of a Teenage Girl movie: True Blood star Alexander Skarsgård's new movie. What is it about?

The Diary of a Teenage Girl is out on Friday August, 7, but how good is the film and is it worth a watch?

Notting Hill Carnival: Take a look back at last year's event

The Notting Hill Carnival is returning to west London in a few weeks... Cast your eyes over the fun of last year's event to get in the mood for celebrating!

School holidays: What's on for children at the theatre this summer

A guide to what's on in children's theatre during the summer season in west London

Brentford winger Dallas completes move to Leeds United

Bees player puts pen to paper on a three year deal at Elland Road

Jonathan Douglas completes Brentford exit and joins Ipswich

Popular midfielder was frozen out at Griffin Park and joins Bees' opening day opponents

Brentford v Ipswich: Who should start in Marinus Dijkhuizen's first game?

Your chance to be the boss and name the Bees team to take on the Tractor Boys

Revellers enjoy disability group's fun day in Hounslow

Bouncy castle and karaoke were among attractions at party thrown by WeAre1

Former Bond villain opens 'London's first' purpose-built parkour course

Sebastien Foucan, who appeared in Casino Royale, unveiled the course at Avenue Park in Cranford, Hounslow

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

'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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