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From the state of your street to the school your child attends, politics plays a part in every aspect of West London life and the Get West London offer daily reporting and reaction to town hall decision-making and debate across the area as well as MPs activity in the constituencies.

London Assembly Member for Ealing and Hillingdon says Boris Johnson's 'empty' budget lacks ambition

The London Mayor rejected proposals to fund hundreds more police officers for the capital

Mary Macleod MP: Listening to you; delivering for you

Mary Macleod with the Chancellor, Rt Hon. George Osborne MP
Mary Macleod , Conservative MP for Brentford & Isleworth, sets out her record ahead of the general election, in her latest getwestlondon column

Lib Dem candidate ready to fight 'stale' Labour and Conservatives in Brentford

Joe Bourke, chosen to stand in Brentford and Isleworth, has served as a director of Brentford FC

Anti-arms trade campaigners criticise MPs for attending lavish industry dinner

Conservative MP for Brentford & Isleworth, Mary Macleod
Brentford & Isleworth MP Mary Macleod defends her presence at ADS event, saying the sector contributes a huge amount to UK economy

See how council tax has changed in your area since 2010

Residents in Harrow have seen an increase in council tax over the past five years while other west London boroughs have seen their tax bill fall

People caught urinating and defecating in Shepherd's Bush could be fined £100

In just five months, 42 people were reported urinating or defecating in public in Shepherd's Bush

Owner of dangerous dog which mauled poodle to death escapes jail sentence

The poodle-cross was mauled by Staffordshire bull terrier Texas in Shepherd's Bush's Wormholt Park last May and died from its injuries

Folk music fan evicted and fined for plaguing neighbours with loud tunes for EIGHT years

Many enjoy a bit of Bob Dylan but neighbours in leafy Barons Court were at the end of their tether when folk music-lover Gordon Pavlovic boomed tunes out for ALL to hear

Road users to benefit from safety improvements at West Middlesex Hospital

Hounslow Highways to invest in zebra crossing, pedestrian islands and new entry points to the hospital in

Hounslow Council reveals exciting vision for Feltham

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"Feltham has huge potential" - Hounslow Council reveals plans for the town and residents are urged to have their say before Monday (March 2)

Call to tackle antisocial behaviour and street drinking in Feltham

Residents in Bedfont and Feltham highlight key safety issues at a meeting with MP Seema Malhotra

Harrow Leisure Centre teams up with Badminton England

In a bid to get more people playing, Harrow Leisure Centre has teamed up with Badminton England to enhance its offering

Hounslow Council reveals exciting vision for Feltham

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"Feltham has huge potential" - Hounslow Council reveals plans for the town and residents are urged to have their say before Monday (March 2)

Call to tackle antisocial behaviour and street drinking in Feltham

Residents in Bedfont and Feltham highlight key safety issues at a meeting with MP Seema Malhotra

Ealing Council budget ‘unfair, unjust and self-serving’

The council’s ruling Labour group promised to implement a council tax freeze for 2015-16 in order to help local residents with the "cost of living crisis"

Ealing Council leader offers 'no apology' for trying to ensure 'best possible health services'

The Independent Health Commission is holding a series of public meetings to allow people to hear about the NHS changes

Investment paves way for nearly 13,000 new homes across west London

Southall, Harrow and Wealdstone, and Hounslow are among the first new 'housing zones' announced by Boris Johnson
The Bawtree Road ash tree

Hope for neighbours in Uxbridge as ash tree avoids the chop... for now

Hillingdon Council agree to explore recommendations put forward by people living in Bawtree Road

Closure order sees peace and quiet returned to Uxbridge street

Late night parties and groups of abusive and threatening men had made lives a misery for neighbours

Neighbours fight to save Uxbridge tree from chainsaw: 'We don't want to live in concrete jungle'

Residents have signed a petition in a bid to save a "beautiful" ash tree from being chopped down

Other councils

Lib Dem candidate ready to fight 'stale' Labour and Conservatives in Brentford

Joe Bourke, chosen to stand in Brentford and Isleworth, has served as a director of Brentford FC

Education minister tackles questions from Hounslow teachers and students

Issues raised included league tables, role of creative subjects and how academy programmes impact the borough

Gatwick should get a new runway, says MP Mary Macleod

Brentford and Isleworth MP Mary Macleod at an anti Third Runway rally
Brentford and Isleworth MP says a second runway at Gatwick would be easier, cheaper and more politically deliverable than a third landing strip at Heathrow

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Journalists

Will Ackermann
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Steve Bax
News Editor, West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Goolistan Cooper
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Alix Culbertson
Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter