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Harrow Bilingual Primary School approved by Department for Education

Harrow Bilingual Primary School was given approval by education secretary Nicola Morgan on Tuesday.

Northwood schoolboys reach final of musical Wicked's story-writing contest for kids

Adam Amrani, 11, Aditya Narayan, 10, and Oscar Williams, seven, were shortlisted for the Wicked Young Writers’ Award - and Oscar came second in his age category

Five of the best things to do in Hillingdon this week

Big bands and operatic societies provide plenty of musical offerings in the coming weeks

Watch: Touching video shows why you should support Michael Sobell Hospice during Hospice Care Week 2014

“People often feel that a hospice is a sad place to work but actually when you walk into Michael Sobell House it’s a very fun place to be and it’s full of laughter and it’s full of happiness”

Day centre for disabled people in South Ruislip gets £3m refurbishment

Hillingdon Council has invested in the centre to provide people with disabilities new state-of-the-art facilities

Multi-million pound investment at Harefield Hospital

The investment is part of The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust expansion plan, worth at least £20million

Police Borough Commander reassures Hillingdon after series of violent crimes

"We will not rest until we make every effort to make this borough the most hostile environment for anyone intent on committing serious violence"

Mayor cuts ribbon of new nature area at Eastcote school

Coteford School's new pond and nature area is brimming with wildlife

Invictus Games competitor injured in Afghanistan gives inspiring talk to pupils

Derek Derelangi brings a message of staying positive and working with your situation

Watch: Brunel students plan colourful run to raise funds for Northwood hospice

Brunel University and Michael Sobell Hospice have teamed up to create #colourdash

In pictures: Community out in force to support independent shop owners

Neighbours join traders at Independents' Day street party in Northwood Hills

Hillingdon nurse helps to give premature babies a chance at life

“These babies are born with a huge disadvantage so the team put everything we can into helping them. They are fighters, so we fight for them.”

New special free school proposed for youngsters in Ickenham

The school will cater for pupils aged five to 19 with severe to moderate learning difficulties

Theatre: Hay Fever starring Felicity Kendal and Simon Shepherd coming to Richmond Theatre

New production of Noël Coward’s acclaimed production stops off for a week during its national tour.

Harrow Bilingual Primary School announce open days

The group behind the new free school- which promises to teach youngsters French during their Primary years-have announced the details of their school’s open days which will be held at Harrow School.

What's on this weekend in Hillingdon?

Flowers, movies, art and European culture - a variety of events are on offer across the borough this weekend

Hillingdon people recycling more than ever with new collections

Since the council introduced weekly garden waste, textile and food recycling collections there has been an overall increase in recycling across the borough

Special event to promote independent shops in Northwood Hills returns

Second Independent's Day will showcase town centre improvements and support local traders

Elderly man chased suspect after having his bag snatched

The 80-year-old victim was so determined to get his bag back that he continued to chase the suspect until he tripped over, sustaining injuries

Pub raises £1000 for year-long children's hospice campaign - in just one night

The Woodman in Ruislip wanted to hold the fundraiser for Shooting Star Chase Hospice which gives care to barmaid Siobhan's 23-month old daughter

Saturday night movie themed fundraiser for Michael Sobell Hospice

Guests are encouraged to come in movie-themed fancy dress, and there will be a prize for the best dressed.

Volunteers need votes to fund outdoor classroom and nature trail in restored Gardens

Work to enhance Eastcote House Gardens is underway and volunteers hope to get funding to help teach youngsters about the natural world

Help plan Hillingdon’s future healthcare services 

Patients, carers and residents are being encouraged to attend a workshop to help plan the health services that need to be provided over the next two years

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Zumba and cakes - a great way to support Macmillan

Series of events will raise vital funds for cancer charity that works with patients and families

Triple exam success for talented St Helen's School sisters

The Northwood siblings are celebrating after hard work in their University, A Level and GCSE exams paid off

TNT Post bags dumped in conservation area in Eastcote

Bags of post - potentially containing mail from banks and credit card companies- were found by volunteer gardeners

Hayes YMCA teams up with Dame Kelly Holmes to get young people back on track

World-class athletes will help disadvantaged 16-25 year-olds get into work

Denville Hall 'devastated' at loss of its president Lord Attenborough.

Memories shared of the day the Champions League trophy came to brighten Sir Richard's day.

Chiquito and Wagamama latest chains confirmed to open in Uxbridge

Both restaurants are expected to open in the town centre by the end of the year

Sir Richard Attenborough: Fans of legendary actor's beloved Chelsea plan fitting tribute.

Online petition seeking 10,000 signatures to rename East Stand in film maker's honour.

Northwood

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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