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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.

Cllr Julian Bell: Family emergency was timely reminder of why its wrong to close our A&Es

Ealing Council leader Julian Bell criticises Government plans to close local Accident and Emergency wards in his latest column.

Cllr Greg Stafford: Beware Labour 'doublespeak' over Ealing Council finances

Ealing Tory leader Councillor Greg Stafford calls on his Labour opponents to come clean over council finances in his latest column.

Boris says 'yes' to Uxbridge and South Ruislip

The Mayor of London submitted his name to Conservative Campaign Headquarters this morning, just 48 hours before the deadline.

Cllr Greg Smith: Labour's rhetoric fails to live up to reality

Councillor Greg Smith, Hammersmith & Fulham Conservative group leader
Hammersmith & Fulham Conservative leader Councillor Greg Smith accuses his Labour opponents of 'kicking residents in the teeth over parking permits' in his latest column.

Isleworth community rallies round man with learning difficulties who 'faces abuse' if he is deported

The family of Wadih Chouery, who is a familiar face at Joseph's Patisserie in Isleworth, say his safety would be put at risk if he is sent back to Lebanon
Councillor Greg Smith, Hammersmith & Fulham Conservative group leader

Cllr Greg Smith: Labour's rhetoric fails to live up to reality

Hammersmith & Fulham Conservative leader Councillor Greg Smith accuses his Labour opponents of 'kicking residents in the teeth over parking permits' in his latest column.

Prince's charity could lease Fulham Palace garden centre to pet superstore

Neighbours have launched a petition to save the popular Fulham garden centre's lease being sold to Pets at Home by The Prince's Trust.

Andy Slaughter MP: Barred from meeting as hospital closure goes from tragedy to farce

Hammersmith MP Andy Slaughter with banner opposing hospital closures
Andy Slaughter, Labour MP for Hammersmith , uses his latest column to further lambast the decision to close services at Charing Cross Hospital.

New lights unveiled at Beaversfield Park in Hounslow West

Friends group hopes new lights will help make users feel safer in the park, which was once a virtual no-go zone

Nearly 200 fines issued to litterbugs in Hounslow

Hounslow Council is issuing on the spot fines for littering.
Firms and individuals have now been fined a total of £12,600 this year for littering and fly-tipping in the borough

Beware! Scam callers offering council tax refunds to get your bank details

hounslow council
Hounslow council urges people to refrain from giving out personal details over the phone

Harrow Leisure Centre shortlisted in Health Club Awards

Harrow Council's sports centre in Christchurch Avenue, Wealdstone, is managed day-to-day by Everyone Active

Nearly 200 fines issued to litterbugs in Hounslow

Hounslow Council is issuing on the spot fines for littering.
Firms and individuals have now been fined a total of £12,600 this year for littering and fly-tipping in the borough

Beware! Scam callers offering council tax refunds to get your bank details

hounslow council
Hounslow council urges people to refrain from giving out personal details over the phone
Councillor Gary Malcolm, Ealing Liberal Democrat leader

Cllr Gary Malcolm: Robin Williams’ death should focus more attention on mental health in Ealing

In his latest column Liberal Democrat leader Councillor Gary Malcolm reflects on the suicide of actor Robin Williams and what more can be done to help vulnerable people in Ealing.

Cllr Julian Bell: Family emergency was timely reminder of why its wrong to close our A&Es

Ealing Council leader Julian Bell criticises Government plans to close local Accident and Emergency wards in his latest column.

Cllr Greg Stafford: Beware Labour 'doublespeak' over Ealing Council finances

Ealing Tory leader Councillor Greg Stafford calls on his Labour opponents to come clean over council finances in his latest column.

Bed-in-shed building flattened and landlord sent the bill

Unlawful outbuilding is demolished and tenant evicted

First London Gurkha burial site to be created in Hillingdon

Dedicated site for the Gurkha Nepalese community will acknowledge the contribution of Gurkhas who served in the British Army over two World Wars

Howls of protest as council scraps Back Heathrow fun day

Hillingdon Council tells airport expansion group it cannot use school for family fun day.

Other councils

Boris says 'yes' to Uxbridge and South Ruislip

The Mayor of London submitted his name to Conservative Campaign Headquarters this morning, just 48 hours before the deadline.

Isleworth community rallies round man with learning difficulties who 'faces abuse' if he is deported

The family of Wadih Chouery, who is a familiar face at Joseph's Patisserie in Isleworth, say his safety would be put at risk if he is sent back to Lebanon

Heston restaurant Delhi Wala 'highly commended' by MPs in Tiffin Cup

Vegetarian eatery in Vicarage Farm Road is awarded a coveted Tiffin Cup chef's jacket despite missing out on a place in the competition's grand final

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Journalists

Steve Bax
Digital Editor, Get West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Paul Bishop
Sports Editor
Caitlin Black
Pinner, Hatch End. Harrow Weald, Stanmore, Edgware, Queensbury and Kenton
Alix Culbertson
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Zoe Drewett
Uxbridge, Ruislip, Eastcote, Hayes, Harlington & West Drayton
Alan Hayes
News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Uxbridge, Harefield, Northwood, Northwood Hills
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter