National Parks Week: Best green spots in west London for picnic

This week is National Parks Week! Head to one of these lovely green spots near you and enjoy nature

Former Chelsea FC chairman receives top civic award

Lord Cadogan, whose family history runs deep through Chelsea and the surrounding area, was made an Honorary Freeman by the local council

Boris Johnson apologises for giving wife bike backie

A spokesman for the London Mayor and MP said he was "unaware that he was apparently in contravention of the Road and Traffic Act"

Find out the vainest area of west London

Can you guess which borough is the vainest? We can tell you!

Olympia London: What's on this summer

Take a look at Kensington Olympia's jam-packed events list to plan what you'll be attending throughout the year 

Cab driver left with shocking injuries after 'vicious attack'

The shocking image, released by police, showed the multiple injuries the cab driver was left with having been "repeatedly kicked or punched in the head"

A row of houses in Kensington

Council to move residents on housing waiting list out of borough

Kensington & Chelsea Council is spending £10m on temporary accommodation, and say there's not enough homes in the borough available

Number of children injured on west London roads rises

Which boroughs saw the most kids hurt in road accidents last year?

Fire: The blaze destroyed the roof and parts of the second and third floor flats above the pub

Firefighters tackle Marylebone pub blaze

Eight fire engines tackled the blaze that destroyed the roof and parts of the second and third floor flats above the pub

The £15m 'beach hut-style' property in Kensington swhich was left neighbours bemused and angry

Subterranean homesick blues for Kensington stripey house owner

Zipporah Lisle-Mainwaring lost her legal challenge against K&C's landmark basement policy

7 amazing rooftop bars in west London to visit this summer

Treat yourself and head up to one of these rooftop bars with a gorgeous view this summer!

National Hot Dog Day: 8 of the best hot dog restaurants in west London

Forget awful fairground-style hot dogs, London now offers a selection of delicious gourmet sausages! Where will you go for National Hot Dog Day?

One in 10 teachers working in west London NOT qualified

Figures reveal 12.2% of teachers working in Westminster's state schools are unqualified whereas Ealing had the highest levels of qualified teachers in west London

World's most expensive cars on display in west London

If you fancy seeing some of the world's most expensive cars in the same place, then head down to west London now!

New home wanted for Britain's most famous dinosaur

Dippy the diplodocus has spent 109 years terrifying schoolchildren in London's National History Museum but he's now looking for a new place to rest his tired bones

Machetes, stun guns, flick knives and cut-throat razors seized in west London

Officers found 62 knives, including machetes, flick knives and dangerous combat knives from the boot of one car in Brent

Blooming lovely: Fuller's pub manager celebrates 30 years in charge

During his time at The Churchill Arms, Gerry O'Brien has served around 2m pints

Prudential RideLondon: The route and road closures

Prudential RideLondon is just around the corner; here is all the information you'll need about the route and road closures

Jailed: Paul Wiltshire, John Monaghan, Jason Byrne

Armed bank robbers jailed for total of 46 years

The group targeted banks across London over a six-month period, stealing a total of £38,900

Schoolboy convicted of killing Kensington teen

The 16-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, stabbed Bilal Mirza in the thigh earlier this year

Would you spend £390,000 on a PARKING SPACE?

You could buy a three-bedroom house in Cornwall for the price of this west London parking space - but how much would it set you back?

A victim of domestic violence. Picture posed by a model

New service to help victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence

Angelou is a new partnership which will also help women affected by harmful and cultural practices, stalking and harassment, trafficking and prostitution, sexual exploitation, and child sexual exploitation

School holidays: When do schools break up in west London?

School holidays are just around the corner, but when do west London schools break up for summer this year?

Arrest made in connection with Tom Borwick attack

The son of Kensington MP Victoria Borwick was attacked in central London in June

Bookshops open at midnight for Go Set A Watchman

The To Kill a Mockingbird 'sequel' is regarded as one of the most literary moments of modern times

Fox hunting: What's your MP's views on the ban?

Want to know if your MP supports the fox hunting ban or wants to see it repealed? Use our gadget to find out their views on the controversial subject

Trio wanted over savage attack on Kensington MP Victoria Borwick's son

The 27-year-old was allegedly kicked as he lay unconscious after first being attacked in Leicester Square

Ten evacuated as fire broke out in halls of residence

A London Fire Brigade campaign called Know the Plan is designed to improve awareness of fire safety for residents of high rise buildings and purpose built blocks

New online map to connect couples with children waiting for adoption

Around 85 children in west London are waiting to be adopted - and this new map could help them find homes

Council leader Nick Paget-Brown addresses the audience

Council to work with community on regeneration plans

It follows a meeting arranged by West London Citizens and attended by Kensington & Chelsea's leader and deputy leader

Kensington

Kensington has a rich mix of culture and upmarket shops, including Kensington High Street; one of London's busiest shopping destinations. South Kensington is home to Exhibition Road, famous for its museums such as the Natural History Museum, while other attractions include Kensington Palace and the Royal Albert Hall.

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Hounslow
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Ealing
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