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Northwood junior school celebrates opening of new eco-friendly building

The new green building at St Helen's School includes solar panels, naturally lighter classrooms and 'living roofs'

Hillingdon has the most Green Flag parks in the world

The borough is celebrating eight parks getting Green Flag status increasing the total from 34 to 42 in just one year

Childhood photos reveal X Factor star Honey G's journey from ballerina to rapper

The woman behind those sunglasses is barely recognisable from these snaps of her growing up in Harrow

August Bank Holiday: Monday's supermarket opening times

Here are the all-important Bank Holiday Monday opening times for Aldi, Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Lidl and Waitrose

Massacre of Braybrook Street anniversary: Service to remember police officers killed 50 years ago

Among those attending the sombre event near Wormwood Scrubs will be two reporters who covered the tragedy in Shepherd's Bush


Second worst ambulance response times to life-threatening patients in Uxbridge

The best and worst ambulance response times revealed in postcode lottery

Man to take on Prudential Ride London for Michael Sobell Hospice in memory of father

Nigel Wakefiled will be cycling the 100 mile course with the hopes of raising £500 for the hospice

Minister Nick Hurd visits BBOXX to see how Chiswick is helping to light up Africa

DFID's Energy Africa campaign aims to reach all of Africa's off-grid communities by 2030

Michael Sobell Hospice sponsored charity walk to make a comeback this September

Lace up your trainers, the annual Michael Sobell Hospice charity walk is coming back, and entries are open now for you to raise some much-needed cash

What's going on in west London this weekend, including an epic stage show of West End tunes

Beyond The Barricade, featuring best-loved West End songs, is coming to west London this weekend, along with a host of other activities and events

Fun musical summer school coming to Harefield Academy this August

This summer, The Girl Who Saved Christmas will be the focus of a new musical summer school at Harefield Academy... Why not join in?

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: All the way from Reading come indie band Thrones

Planning to let your hair down this weekend? Check out Hughie Dixon's latest round-up of live music in and around Hillingdon

Five Hillingdon schools to expand under £150m programme starting in half term

Newnham Infants and Junior Schools in Eastcote are among five schools in the borough earmarked to expand, to cope with pupil intake rise

Supermarket opening times for the Spring Bank Holiday

Bank Holiday Monday opening times for Aldi, Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Lidl and Waitrose on May 30

Heroic Hillingdon cop chased down and arrested FOUR burglars single-handedly

PC Andy Hine was carrying out his usual patrols in Northwood, when he caught seven burglars targeting an ambulance station

Get a sneak peek at Bollywood dancers from Harrow before they appear on Britain's Got Talent

Sapnay School of Dance have created a Bollywood dance fusion with street and hip hop in the hope of dazzling Simon Cowell

Watch eight-year-old from Northwood give BBC forecasters a run for their money with his own weather report

Year 3 pupil Noah Anwar's weather report has been viewed thousands of times online and saw him win a special award

Entries are now open for the Michael Sobell Hospice #Colourdash

Participants will jog along a 5km route and be pelted with coloured powder during this fun run

Former Northwood teacher spared immediate jail term for making indecent image of child

Barry Abraham, formerly of St Martin's Preparatory School, had been charged with six counts of making an indecent image of a child

Talks of a HS2 tunnel under Hillingdon borough 'back on the table'

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Zac Goldsmith's meeting with Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin ended in a new 'working group' set up for the borough to minimise HS2 disruption

Hillingdon woman to swim for hospice that nursed her 'courageous' cousin in final days

Claire Simms will be swimming in memory of her cousin, who sadly lost her battle with cancer in January

'Shock' as thief takes 'substantial amount of money' from Ruislip hospice charity shop

The thief targeted the Ruislip branch of a Michael Sobell Hospice charity shop, which provides care for patients with terminal illnesses

Flasher who touched himself in front of alarmed Tube passengers could be jailed

The married father of two from west London behaved obscenely towards three different victims on the Metropolitan line

Former headmaster sentenced for sexually assaulting pupils at a Northwood school

John Mash, 79, has been sentenced following indecent assaults at an independent boarding school in the 1980s

Stop HS2 campaigners 'angry and let down' at MP's avoiding third reading vote

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The HS2 Phase 1 Hybrid Bill was voted through at an "overwhelming majority" in just 37 minutes

You're nicked: The eight locals were only allowed to be released once they raised £1,000 each

Locals locked up in Pinner police station raise £8,000 for charity

This year's Jail and Bail event was a great success and locals raised a huge amount for St Luke's Hospice

Last year's prisoners raised over £14,000 for the charity

Councillors, directors and a Reverend thrown into prison for charity

Key members of the local community will be arrested and detained to raise funds in this year's Jail and Bail event for St. Luke's Hospice

Detention centre near Heathrow Airport among 'worst in estate'

Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) keeps detainees in 'insanitary' and 'overcrowded' conditions

Anti-third runway Boris Johnson 'out of touch' say Back Heathrow

The pro-expansion campaign group slammed Boris for his Heathrow views after 61% of constituents favoured the airport

More disappointment as HS2 Select Committee publishes final report

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Relief for residents as Heathrow Airport spurs are taken out of the Bill, but many other suggestions were vetoed


Northwood is an elevated residential settlement in the Borough of Hillingdon. It's population was recorded as 11,068 in 2008, and Northwood Hills 10,833. Northwood was used for location filming in the hugely popular sit-com The Good Life.

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