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Fracking firm to test for gas under north-west London: promises 'minimal disruption as possible'

A fracking firm has applied for permission to drill a test well in Park Royal to explore for gas trapped deep under north-west London.

Jailed: Kensington drug dealing gang who posed for photos with drugs and cash

Police have said their sentences are a 'win for communities of Kensington and Chelsea blighted by the violent gang'

Defence secretary visits Kensington to witness Tesco pledging armed forces support

Michael Fallon witnessed the supermarket giant pledging to support armed forces personnel and their families

Phone trader guilty of selling dangerous items pays forfeit

The owner of wholesaler Myfone Accessories Ltd at Southall Enterprise Centre sold fake parts for Apple mobile phones, fake iPad mini cases and unsafe laptop chargers

Man found impaled on Kensington railing 'could be homeless man who slipped'

The man, 55, was found impaled on a spiked railing in Kensington Church Walk yesterday morning (October 28)

Man found impaled on railings near Kensington church

A passer-by found the body impaled on railings by St Mary Abbots Church just off Kensington High Street

Celebrities take over tube Tannoys for Poppy Day

Famous voices ranging from Brian Blessed and Stephen Fry to John Terry and the man who does the X Factor will be making tube announcements for London Poppy Day on Thursday (October 30)

Alessandro Latif clinches motorsport title in debut season

Teenager wins Blancpain Sprint Series Pro-Am crown with two races still to go

Fireworks warning after rocket sparks Kensington house fire

A stray rocket set fire to a multi-million pound house last night (October 23), two weeks before Bonfire Night

Sophian Chhayra poses with a large bag of cannabis

Caught red handed: Kensington drug dealer gang posed for photos with wads of cash and cannabis

Five drug dealers from north Kensington are expected to receive jail sentences today, after incriminating themselves by posing for photos with cannabis and cash.

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Woman killed by falling tree in Knightsbridge was Filipino housekeeper from Ladbroke Grove

A Portugese builder badly injured by a tree in nearby Eaton Square has also been named as Carlo Silva, 30

Hurricane Gonzalo: Prestigious London square owners launch inquiries into tree death and injury

The trees which killed a woman in Knightsbridge and injured a man in Belgravia yesterday both came from privately owned squares

Hurricane Gonzalo: Man seriously injured from tree fall soon after woman dies

A tree fell on a man in his 30s in Belgravia, just 40 minutes after a woman was killed by a falling tree in nearby Knightsbridge

London Assembly member Murad Qureshi highlighted figures showing the unsolved crime rate in Hounslow has risen to 77 per cent

'Snail's pace' approach to safety improvements at Chiswick roundabout 'not good enough'

Boris Johnson accused of dragging his feet over promised work to accident hot spots Chiswick roundabout and Kew Bridge Road, in Brentford

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Hurricane Gonzalo: Woman killed by falling tree in Knightsbridge

The pedestrian was sadly killed at the scene due to high winds from Hurricane Gonzalo, despite the efforts of a big medical team from London Ambulance Service

Project to tackle youth gang violence to launch at St Mary's Hospital Paddington

The project will launch at the Paddington hospital's major trauma centre where a third of last year's young patients were there as a result of gang violence

Rare Patek Philippe watch worth £35,000 stolen in Knightsbridge home raid

Police released an image of the rare watch today in a bid to track it down

Calls for extra lorry mirrors after Fulham pensioner's death

Lezli Taubler, 72, died in North End Road after a lorry driver did not see him despite double checking all his mirrors

Police officers injured in Westminster

Five men from Westminster and Kensington who 'swore allegiance to IS' charged with plotting terror attack

Five men are appearing in court in Westminster on charges including 'hostile reconnaissance' of Shepherd's Bush Police Station and having a magazine featuring beheading.

Hounslow bucks the trend in affordable housing

Westminster, Hammersmith and Fulham and Ealing also see an increase but west London figures drop overall largely due to a slump in Harrow

Right to Buy sales soar in West London as prices are slashed

The number of houses bought as part of the Right to Buy scheme in West London has soared over the past year.

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Kensington and Chelsea's budget report so complicated you'd need over 20 years of education to understand it

This makes it the equivalent of a graduate level text when it is supposed to be accessible to the general public.

New tax 'could put developers off' investing in Hounslow

But Hounslow Council insists its proposed Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is in line with that being charged by neighbouring boroughs

How your dressing gown could earn you a free meal in Isleworth

Turn up to giraffe at the Tesco Extra in Mogden Lane, Isleworth, in your nightwear later this month and you could eat for free

Hammersmith and Fulham deny scuppering attempts to delay Earls Court demolition

The council has been accused of reneging on its promises after holding a private meeting to push through demolition details

Police praised after Ladbroke Grove student arrested for suspected Islamist terror plot

Police made four arrests on Tuesday, including one of a Ladbroke Grove student, and have been praised for keeping on top of radicalisation

Cyclists blame lack of cycle route into central London on Kensington and Chelsea Council

The Royal borough said separate cycle lanes would pose a risk to pedestrians, especially on busy Kensington High Street

West London women 'would rather lose their friends than their handbags' survey claims

Firm run by Chiswick resident Cath Kidston also reveals the deepest darkest secrets of the deepest darkest bags

Jailed: Prolific criminals given 30 years for spree of violent robberies and attempted kidnap

Jonathon Finnegan and Dail Sillah were jailed yesterday (October 6) for committing a multitude of offences, mainly against women, across Kensington and Chelsea

West London estate agents brand Labour's Mansion Tax 'ill thought out'

Labour announced they would place an annual levy on all properties worth £2million or above but estate agents in the country's most expensive areas said this would not put buyers off the most pricey houses, writes Rahul Vashisht

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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
Westminster, 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