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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'

  • HS2

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

  • HS2

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

  • HS2

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

Pinner estate agent will spend 2016 raising money for cancer charity

Adam Stimpson, who took part in the London Winter Run 10K, will carry on fundraising this year after seeing the effects of cancer first hand


Officers growing 'increasingly concerned' for welfare of man missing from Hillingdon

Police are appealing for help to find a man missing from Hillingdon, last seen at his home in Northwood

Council gives March deadline for HS2 traffic mitigation proposals

  • HS2

Nick Hurd MP, Hillingdon Council, and residents spoke out against the planned haul road at the HS2 Select Committee

Northwood woman missing for five days found

Police thanked the public for their help with their search

Concern for Northwood woman missing for five days

Uma Pandey may have travelled to Willesden Green or Wembley Park Stations when she was last seen

Entries are open to Michael Sobell Hospice's Ladies in the Night walk with early bird discount

The sixth annual Michael Sobell Hospice Ladies in the Night Walk will be taking place in June

Burglars held elderly couple hostage and ransacked their Harefield home

Police appeal after burglars tricked Mr and Mrs Pegler, aged 95 and 84, by showing fake police ID, before raided their Harefield home

Relax and indulge yourself with a pamper evening in aid of Michael Sobell Hospice

Michael Sobell Hospice is holding its third annual charity Indulgence Evening in February. Why not go down and enjoy luxurious treatments for a good cause?

New Year Honours: Hillingdon principal John Ayres appointed OBE

Mr John Ayres, principal of the Eden Academy, was appointed OBE for services to education

'Heartbreak' over tree destruction in Northwood

Developers have started digging up vegetation on garden land, after a lengthy battle with local residents

GPs warn of Hillingdon practice closures during Winter period

The Care Commissioning Group for Hillingdon suggest stocking up on medicines and offer tips for keeping well over Christmas

Family raise £1,500 for Harlington Hospice in memory of mum

  • NHS

The hospice helped the mother and grandmother from Hayes in her final days, after a year long battle with cancer


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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