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'Marked rise' in people using foodbanks due to low incomes

Figures released by the Trussell Trust show that forty people a day in west London use foodbanks

Duchess of Cambridge honours 'unsung heroes' in school communities

Kate Middleton was at an awards ceremony where a Greenford headteacher was a finalist

Deserved celebration for Fulham school which nearly did not open

Fulham Boys School celebrated its official opening after a host of challenges which meant they nearly did not open in September

Watch: Kensington and Chelsea UK's highest life expectancy but Boris says move to Harrow Road to live even longer

The borough has the highest life expectancy as a local authority but the small area of Harrow Road in Westminster has the highest by a long way at 97.1-years-old

Hero 'Smokey' the dog saves eight lives in Shepherd's Bush fire

The small pooch alerted its owners whose smoke alarm did not have a battery in it

Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham popular with those in their thirties

The two west London boroughs have a large number of people aged 30 to 39

A novel way to boost your horsepower

Hear William Mackrell talk about his unique horse-drawn journey during SACRED, a week-long festival of live art beginning at Chelsea Theatre this Friday, November 21

Kensington and Chelsea only borough with property price drop

The borough has had a 3.7 per cent dip since last year but still leads the way with an average price of over £2 million

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Silver Villages launch in west London to combat pensioner isolationism

  • NHS

A new initiative that sees membership-based village communities for the over sixties is launching in west London.

Seven people rescued from roof and window of Shepherd's Bush flat fire

The first floor flat fire near QPR's Loftus Road stadium quickly took hold of the entire block in the early hours of this morning

West London best area in the capital for butchers

Kent and Sons in St John's Wood and Lidgates in Holland Park both won multiple golds at the Smithfield Awards for their meat

Duchess of Cambridge to attend children's mental health charity's awards ceremony in west London

The headteacher of Greenford's Oldfield Primary school is a finalist in the School Leader category

South Kensington flat blaze fifth west London fire in five days

The flat in Queen's Gate set alight at about 6pm yesterday (November 12) and nobody was injured.

Labour parliamentary candidate for Kensington, Rod Abouharb, outside a Homebase that has been closed and earmarked to become homes

Rod Abouharb: Kensington needs a Labour voice to stand up to the developers and protect jobs

In his inaugural column, Labour's parliamentary candidate for Kensington, Dr Rod Abouharb , weighs into the debate about whether offices and workplaces should be turned into housing.

Anti-semitic incidents rise in London in first six months of 2014

The escalation of tensions in the Middle East could be a factor in the number of anti-Semetic incidents in west London in the first six months of this year.

In pictures: Thousands join in remembrance services across central west London

Sombre services were led by mayor from all three boroughs

Chemical leak scare shuts down Queensway after unconscious woman found

A 44-year-old woman was taken to hospital after overdosing but a strong smell prompted the chemical leak scare.

TNT postman sentenced after 'intentionally destroying' post

The man was working at the TNT depot in Colindeep Lane, Kingsbury, at the time of the crime.

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Schoolboys jailed for violent two-day handbag snatching spree in Fulham

The 16 and 15-year-old stole a moped then drove around snatching handbags from women, dragging some of them along the ground

Feng shui expert says Asian investors will be put off by Earls Court development location

Jan Cisek said putting homes next to a cemetery and four busy railway lines where nuclear waste trains pass through is bad feng shui

Ladbrokes fraudster Terry Edwards, who made bets using bank cards from accounts that had either insufficient funds or had been frozen, was jailed for four years exclusive

Betting shop fraudster jailed for four years for ripping off a dozen branches of Ladbrokes

Terry Edwards placed bets using credit and debit cards linked to accounts that had either been frozen or did not contain enough money to cover the wager

Edward Timpson at Vauxhall Primary School to announce another round of funding.

West London schools to share in £18million of funds to transform PE lessons

Primary schools in west London will receive an average £9,000 each to improve the range and quality of physical education (PE) and sport.

Where to go for Remembrance Sunday services in West London

This year Remembrance Sunday falls on November 9, and across west London there will be parades and ceremonies to remember those lost.

Kensington heartthrob Benedict Cumberbatch gets engaged to Hammersmith girlfriend

Benedict Cumberbatch's engagement to Sophie Hunter will dash many girls' hopes today

Police and public honoured for fighting crime and supporting communities in Kensington and Chelsea

Police who chased down a violent robber and who supported a community after a prostitute was murdered are among those honoured at an awards ceremony in Kensington and Chelsea.

Kensington MP, Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Sir Malcolm Rifkind: Converting offices to homes would have dire consequences for Kensington & Chelsea

Kensington MP and former Foreign Secretary, Sir Malcolm Rifkind , warns the Government against allowing offices to become homes in his constituency.

West Londoners choosing handbag pooches over traditional Labradors

A survey has revealed west London's choice in dogs has switched over the past 10 years. Does your dog reflect the change?

Under-strain GP surgeries get an extra 650,000 patients in just 18 months

  • NHS

GP surgeries across the UK are facing a growing list of patients with an extra 7,283 people signing up west London during October.

Not enough west Londoners being paid London Living Wage

The report follows an announcement by Boris Johnson today who raised the London Living Wage to £9.15 from £8.80

'Run down' Kensington school and estate get thumbs up for redevelopment

The Barlby School could be expanded and the Treverton Estate regenerated after Kensington and Chelsea Council decided to review options last night, writes Charlotte Long

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