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Notting Hill Carnival: Residents to get free clean-up

Neighbours living along the route in Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster can sign up to get their gardens and basement areas cleaned for free after the Carnival.

Runaway rescue dog reunited with distraught owner

A mixed breed dog who went walkabout in Ealing has been returned safe and sound , writes Sheena Anadkat

Burst water main causes disruption on High Street Kensington

Eastbound road remains closed as emergency repairs are carried out.

About 35 firefighters battle blaze in Fulham after house catches fire

These dramatic pictures were taken by schoolgirl photographer Mia Lapwood

Gail's Bakery fined after birthday woman falls down hatch and fractures pelvis

The popular bakery in Fulham Road had to pay over £12,000 after a woman celebrating her birthday fell through an open hatch and fractured her pelvis

Ashbourne College gets best A-level results ever

Over half of students at the Kensington college got A* or A grades, writes Emma Agyemang

Housing association to pay thousands after lorries made window fall out and caused havoc

Catalyst Housing has had to pay nearly £16,000 for not adhering to a transport plan as they damaged a car near Portobello Market and caused endless problems for neighbours. By Olivia Demetriades

Looking Back with Eddie Menday: Changing places in West London.

Eddie Menday takes a look at how geographical names of local places have changed over the years.

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.

What's on August 12: Where to take the family this summer holiday

Check out our suggestions on how to make the most of our glorious summer holidays

Notting Hill Carnival 2014: How to get there

Don't get caught out trying to enter an exit-only station, or even one that's closed - check our our guide to find out the easiest way to start enjoying some reggae and rum.

Valentino FOURTH Knightsbridge designer handbag store to be raided in 15 months

Five people on mopeds smashed through the Sloane Street store just after midnight today (August 7) and stole handbags.

Dementia is on the rise but west London fares better than elsewhere

The number of patients diagnosed with dementia in West London is significantly below the national average, new figures released today reveal.

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Notting Hill Carnival reggae DJ WILL play this year after thousands sign petition

Channel One Sound System has been given the thumbs up to play at Carnival after more than 8,500 people signed a petition.

Whole Foods to donate tomorrow's sales to create edible forest for children

Whole Foods supermarket in Kensington High Street will give five per cent of its sales towards an edible forest in Holland Park to help children learn about where food comes from

Latest figures show why west London pupils were most likely to be suspended

The Department of Education have released numbers and percentages of students temporarily excluded for different reasons in the west London boroughs

Jailed: Homeless man admits stealing more than £100,000 of designer handbags but refuses to dob in accomplices

Christopher Gibbs raided the Designer Exchange in Knightsbridge with two others in May but was caught when his mask slipped off.

Firefighters battle early morning blaze at Fulham beauty salon

Twenty firefighters tackled the fire at a salon in Jerdan Place, Fulham this morning.

Londoners urged to plan ahead to avoid getting caught out by RideLondon road closures

Residents affected by this year's Prudential RideLondon street cycle race are being urged to take note of road closures and plan ahead.

World Breastfeeding Week: Mother praises health visitor who diagnosed baby's curable condition

Today marks the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week which promotes the importance of breastfeeding. Alix Culbertson speaks to a Fulham mother who was having problems with her baby feeding.

Join Kensington and Chelsea Police's twitter chat to ask about policing in the area

Officers and leading police will be answering your questions @MPSKenChel from 10am today (July 29), using #MPSKenChelDiscuss

Discover how the First World War impacted on life in west London a century ago.

Your guide to World War One centenary events in west London

First World War commemorative events are taking place across west London in August and September. Here's our guide to what's on where.

Two police officers knocked down by 'stolen car' in Ladbroke Grove

Two officers were knocked down in Dalgarno Gardens, Ladbroke Grove, by a man driving a stolen BMW

Jailed: Bogus builders who conned elderly men out of £147,000

The men targeted pensioners, including a 93-year-old Kensington man, who they convinced they needed to pay for faked urgent drain work.

Hammersmith centre's citizenship test pass rate top 10 in UK

The Iranian Association has the seventh best UK pass rate for the Life in the UK test taken by immigrants wanting citizenship

Notting Hill teenager jailed for dealing heroin and cocaine

Dylan Charles, 19, was jailed for three and a half years after police found cocaine and heroin at his house during an early morning raid.

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Westminster Council winning west London twitter battle

Westminster is beating Hammersmith and Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea with its number of twitter followers.

Liverpool taxi drivers fear they are missing out

Police ask taxi driver for help after woman sexually assaulted

A woman was sexually assaulted early on Saturday morning by a man she travelled from Mayfair in a cab with.

Lord Adonis launches major review into tri-borough services

The Baron will be joined by an LSE professor and the senior vice president of Warner Bros to test the quality and effectiveness of the model.

Where is your council cutting spending?

Education and housing welfare support bear the brunt of cuts in west London, but funding for parking services increases

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Steve Bax
Digital Editor, Get West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Paul Bishop
Sports Editor
Caitlin Black
Pinner, Hatch End. Harrow Weald, Stanmore, Edgware, Queensbury and Kenton
Alix Culbertson
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Zoe Drewett
Uxbridge, Ruislip, Eastcote, Hayes, Harlington & West Drayton
Alan Hayes
News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Uxbridge, Harefield, Northwood, Northwood Hills
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter