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intu Uxbridge teams up with Michael Sobell Hospice and make £25k pledge

Entertainment, face painting and arts and crafts at the shopping centre on Saturday to celebrate the new partnership.

Jailed: Jaspal Singh Juttla

Jailed fraudster told to repay £20,000 or face another year behind bars

Jaspal Singh Juttla, who made more than £680,000 in mortgage scams, could have future assets seized to pay back his victims.

In pictures: HS2 committee visits Hillingdon to assess the impact of the line

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The group of MPs scrutinizing the rail project came to Harefield, Ickenham and Ruislip to see for themselves what might be destroyed by HS2

Your chance to nominate Hillingdon hospital staff for award

The public is invited to nominate those who have gone the extra mile at either Hillingdon Hospital or Mount Vernon Hospital for an award.

Extra staff as Hillingdon Hospital braces for busiest week

Several measures will be taken to ease pressure on the hospital's A&E this week, including bringing in new doctors.

Damning reports show extending HS2 tunnel would save money and reduce devastating impact on west London

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Studies commissioned by Hillingdon Council show extending the HS2 tunnel through the Colne Valley IS a viable option

Hillingdon’s Most Wanted: Police need help finding men wanted for crimes across the borough

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing five men wanted for crimes committed across Hillingdon

Revolutionary one-hour skin surgery helps west London people get back on their feet

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Two west Londoners are among the first people to have benefited from a revolutionary skin grafting technique that could reduce the number of patients undergoing invasive surgery

Time to get pretty in pink for Northwood hospice's annual charity walk

Men, women, children and even dogs are being invited to take part in the fifth annual Michael Sobell Hospice 'Ladies in the Night' event.

Ruislip performers win prize for Hillingdon in London's New Year's Day Parade

They won £5,000 for the mayor of Hillingdon's chosen charity, Michael Sobell Hospice.

Northwood friends to run and row 124 miles for Ebola charity

The group of 25- to 28-year-olds have already raised more than £3,350 for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

Ruislip performers to represent Hillingdon in London's New Year's Day Parade

The sequin-studded performers are hoping to be crowned the best in show.

Third of homes in north west London have still to turn on heating due to concern over bills

Northwood-based heating specialists rightgas have carried out research which they say shows a worrying trend.

MPs meet to discuss concerns about housing association A2Dominion

The meeting followed concerns about issues including faulty lifts and hot water outages at properties across London, including flats at the Great West Quarter in London

Review of the Year: September: Rats 'the size of cats' and Pussy Galore

September really was quite the month across west London, with a bond girl gracing the area and campaigners getting flustered

Woman launches foul-mouthed homophobic attack on man at Northwood station

A 23-year-old man was subjected to a prolonged verbal tirade by a woman on the tube

Students at Hayes sixth form in food drive for hungry families

The team of 13 sixth-formers will give the donations to Hillingdon Foodbank tomorrow.

Santa Claus delivers the Morrison's weekly shop to Harefield mum-of-five

Sleigh pulled by reindeer was a novel way to get online grocery order to prize-winner

Hundreds of people light candles to remember lost loved-ones

More than 300 people joined a moving Light up a Life remembrance ceremony in Northwood

Raise some funds while shedding those Christmas pounds with Michael Sobell Hospice

The hospice charity launches its Pounds Off, £s In challenge in the New Year to encourage healthy eating and weightloss and wants you to sign up now

Hillingdon cop launches Facebook page to find vulnerable missing people

Sergeant James Drummond hopes using the social media site to share appeals with the community will help track down missing children and adults

Opinion split on Pinner parking proposals

Most respondents to Harrow Council's consultation were opposed to new measures but traders group and amenity association welcome them

JLS star celebrates success of children in care in Hillingdon

Pop star JB gave awards to youngsters who have excelled at the borough's Kids in Care Awards

Award-winning salon opens in Northwood

The opening of Rush Hair, in Maxwell Road, has created 11 jobs.

Winter fair to kick off in Northolt with star-studded charity night

The fair opens on Wednesday (December 10), featuring a Santa's grotto, fairground rides and a kids' corner.

Plenty to do and see this weekend in our area!

Christmas is coming! The days may be short but there is an awful lot to pack into them

Boris Johnson defends plans to axe rail ticket offices despite pledge not to

Transport union RMT said he would 'have to explain to the people of Uxbridge and Ruislip why they are in the front line of his cuts battering ram'.

2013 Conservative Party Conference in Manchester

George Osborne's Autumn Statement tax break welcomed by Hillingdon's hospices

Hospices will be able to claim a refund on the VAT they pay - which Harlington Hospice chief officer Steve Curry said will make "a tremendous difference"

'My God! Did we do this?' Boris Johnson wowed by £2million redevelopment in Northwood Hills

The London mayor visited Joel Street boulevard to mark the project's completion.

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Win a free boiler service or money off your heating bills!

We've teamed up with west London based heating specialists rightgas to offer readers a chance to warm homes for less this winter.


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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