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Rugby sevens captain: I was nearly lost to basketball

Abigail Chamberlain, who lectures at West Thames College, in Isleworth, reveals how she only took up rugby aged 21

Isleworth Pool to open 'imminently' after closure

Leisure contractor says pool has been closed due to an 'unforeseen technical issue'

Motorists urged to stay alert after spate of catalytic converter thefts in Isleworth

Police say Isleworth is a hotspot for the crime, but the devices have been stolen from cars across the borough

Schoolgirl from Osterley chops off foot-long locks to help children with cancer

Shauna Magee-Foster grew her hair for two years so it could be used to make wigs for children with cancer

Watch: Attempt to deport man with Down's syndrome to Lebanon is 'shocking', says MP

Twickenham MP Vince Cable backs Wadih Chouery's fight to remain in the UK, where he helps out at his brothers' cafe in Isleworth

Sports stars of the future look to Olympic hero to Mo-tivate them

World champion Farah launches Hounslow based project.

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Plans for new secondary school in Hounslow backed by blindness charity

The Thomas Lucas Academy would have longer hours than most schools so pupils could finish their homework with teachers' support, allowing them 'downtime' with their families

New allotment plots available in Hounslow, Hanworth and Isleworth

At least 20 new plots are available at the Church Road site in Hanworth and fresh patches are also being opened up in Isleworth, where there is a big shortage of availability

Looking Back with Eddie Menday: Golf Course Has Historic Past.

Eddie Menday explores the story of a lush area of countryside which is a haven for sportsmen and wildlife

Hounslow GCSE results

Results as we get them, scroll down to find your school

Rotary Club of Heston and Isleworth pledges support to Hounslow food bank

Rotarians this week donated a box of consumables to Hounslow Community FoodBox and promised further support

Longer opening hours for Isleworth Post Office

The store in London Road will offer postal and banking services for an extra 14 hours a week from next Tuesday

Isleworth community rallies round man with learning difficulties who 'faces abuse' if he is deported

The family of Wadih Chouery, who is a familiar face at Joseph's Patisserie in Isleworth, say his safety would be put at risk if he is sent back to Lebanon

Housing estate crime squad in Hounslow gets new police car

Vehicle will help the borough's dedicated team of estate police officers tackle crime and antisocial behaviour

See behind the scenes at West Middlesex Hospital open day

Guided tours of operating theatres will be available at the hospital in Isleworth on Saturday, September 13, plus free health checks, family entertainment and the chance to sample patient food

Syon Park applies to hold Rugby World Cup pre-match hospitality events

Drinks and lunch receptions would take place in marquees at the grounds, on the Brentford and Isleworth borders. before key matches during the tournament next October

In pictures: Crowds enjoy funfair rides on Isleworth's Worton estate

More than 200 people attended Saturday's summer fun day marking Worton Estate Community Centre's 30th anniversary

Progress made on plan to tackle overcrowding at busy station.

Action team formed by local MP vows to find solutions to demand for tube and rail services.

Floating Isleworth charity Friends of Cathja receives £1,500

The charity, which runs art therapy sessions on a Dutch barge for people with mental health problems, plans to put the money towards a minibus

A-levels: Hounslow pass rate higher than national average despite dip

The borough-wide pass rate dips from 99 per cent to 98.4, compared with the national average of 98.0 per cent

A-level results: Most Chiswick School students secure first choice university place

Isabel Ireland achieves top A* and A grades to secure a place at Oxford University to study English

A-level results: Gumley House Convent School achieves 85 per cent A*-Cs

Nearly a quarter of grades at secondary school in St John's Road, Isleworth, were A*s or As

Isleworth youngster leads Yaya Toure onto Wembley pitch ahead of FA Community Shield

Vinay Keshav won the opportunity to lead out the Manchester City captain after entering a competition run by McDonald's

Open House London: Doors to most exclusive buildings to open next month

Olivia Demetriades gives you a taste of the best sites to see during September's Open House London - many which are closed the rest of the year.

Apology after rubble is dumped on grave at Hounslow Cemetery

Anna Ward says she was horrified to see the state of her late sister's grave at the burial site in Hanworth

Young people urged to have their say in UK's largest youth ballot

Hounslow MYP Dunja Relić wants a million people to vote in this year's Make Your Mark poll

'Memory of teen cancer victim spurred me on to finish Pru RideLondon in biblical conditions'

Dave Young, of Isleworth, said thinking of Ben Parkhouse, in whose memory he was cycling, helped him through the pain barrier

Fresh support for Brentford Gloriana campaign as alternative site emerges

Hounslow Council leader backs plan to moor royal barge in Brentford, but Eel Pie Island has now entered the ring as a possible venue

Cousins united for first time at unveiling of memorial to WW2 bombing victims in Isleworth

Descendants discovered they are related as they gathered for a memorial service honouring 55 civilians killed during the area's heavy aerial bombardment


Isleworth is situated in east of the London Borough of Hounslow and is often said to include the smaller areas of Old Isleworth, Spring Grove, Osterley and the Duke of Northumberland’s London estate of Syon. It is home to West Middlesex Hospital and Osterley House.

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