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Northwood cancer charity appeals for donations for new scanner

The Paul Strickland Centre celebrates its 30th anniversary this year with an appeal for a new state-of-the-art scanner

Burglary gang who stole property worth £1m jailed

The trio were sentenced to a total of 17 years and six months in prison for targeting 20 expensive homes over 10 months

(l-r) Mayor of Hillingdon councillor Catherine Dann presenting cheques to Melanie Burfitt, Director of Income Generation at Michael Sobell Hospice

Welcome boost for Michael Sobell Hospice as it picks up cheque from mayor

The £36,800 will fund the hospice's rehab team for the next 12 months

Join the annual Northwood Ladies in the Night Walk

Join the Ladies in the Night walk in Northwood, and help raise money for the Michael Sobell Hospice

Ash Chikhlia (r) with business partner Shylen Gondhia, owners of Darwin Wellness which is building The Northwood Club

The Northwood Club owner promises 'gym for the community'

Ash Chikhlia wants schools and older people to us facilities such as pool, squash courts and café

Ickenham's Breakspear School lift the Coopers Cup

Victory for Bushey Road hotshots at Ruislip Gardens Primary School

Anger as Northwood LA Fitness announces sudden closure – giving members just NINE DAYS notice

LA Fitness said it had no choice after landlord served notice, with the beauty parlour and hair salon also leaving – but a new gym is planned for the site

Treasured family photos reunited with owners - and friendships rekindled

A number of people have been reunited with old friends following a police appeal to return a box of lost photos with their owner


Northwood Hills burst water main turns road into 'river'

Affinity Water apologised for the inconvenience and workmen rushed to the scene to repair the burst water main and road but the incident caused "traffic chaos" for drivers

Do you recognise these youngsters? Police want to return treasured photographs to owner

The box of around 100 slides, showing a family holiday or school trip during the 1970s, was found in Northwood

False fire alarm call-outs to cost NHS Trust thousands

According to figures, the Hillingdon Hospitals Trust should pay over £10,000 – but it says the figure is closer to £3,000

Power cut leaves Northwood Hills station shut and shops without electricity

Businesses in Joel Street were left without power for most of the day and the tube station was closed for more than half an hour

Dog poisoning concerns prompt Hillingdon Council warning

Posters have been put up around Ruislip Woods warning dog owners to be vigilant after reports of poisoned meat left in the area, following the death of Labrador, Ollie

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

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


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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