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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.

About 200 workers protest outside West Middlesex Hospital during NHS strike over pay

Union leader says no patients were put at risk and thanks members of the public for their support

Defence secretary sees Heston cadets in action

Michael Fallon impressed by rifle shooting and model plane building skills of air and army cadets he meets

Record number of children adopted in London

The Government is attributing the rise in adoptions to its changes to the adoption system which make it quicker and easier

New primary school gets green light to open in Brentford

Floreat Brentford Primary School is due to open next September, with a site in Commerce Road the preferred location, after being approved by the Department for Education

Seema Malhotra MP: Self employed will get a fair shot under Labour

Ed Miliband MP, leader of the Labour Party
Seema Malhotra , Labour MP for Feltham & Heston, discusses how a Labour government would help the 16% of Hounslow residents who are self-employed, in her latest column.

Cycle Superhighway 9 to go ahead, but only through Hounslow and Hammersmith & Fulham

Cyclng czar Andrew Gilligan confirms CS9 will be built, but cyclists should expect to wait at least two years to use the lane

Hammersmith and Fulham deny scuppering attempts to delay Earls Court demolition

The council has been accused of reneging on its promises after holding a private meeting to push through demolition details

New consultation demanded over Charing Cross Hospital's A&E confusion

NHS bosses came under fire from Labour councillors after they could not clarify what kind of A&E would be at Charing Cross when it is turned into a local hospital

Poor hygiene ratings for Hounslow schools 'out of date'

Six schools in the borough scored just two out of five stars for food hygiene, but the council says improvements have been made by its new caterer

Nearly 600 people say no to Chelsea FC in Twickenham

A petition opposing a temporary move by the Premier League club to the rugby stadium has received 570 signatures and counting in just over a week

Hounslow market back, with a couple of familiar faces

Two of the traders kicked out to make way for the old food market are back among what will eventually be 24 stalls either side of Bell Road
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Police chief Simon Ovens: How I made Harrow the safest place to live in London

Police chief Simon Ovens has revealed how he made Harrow the safest place to live in London - other boroughs should take note.

Nearly 600 people say no to Chelsea FC in Twickenham

A petition opposing a temporary move by the Premier League club to the rugby stadium has received 570 signatures and counting in just over a week

Hounslow market back, with a couple of familiar faces

Two of the traders kicked out to make way for the old food market are back among what will eventually be 24 stalls either side of Bell Road

Southall salon owner fined over £1000 after caught cutting corners

Ahmed Imtiaz, owner of Ahmed’s Hair and Beauty Salon, Southall, appeared at Ealing Magistrates’ Court on October 2 after being caught on CCTV leaving rubbish from his business on the street.

Great British Bake Off regular coming to Ealing's PM House

Dr Annie Gray is among the speakers presenting talks on Georgian life at Pitzhanger Manor House

Ealing Lib Dem leader hits out at recycling contractors

Gary Malcolm has said the number of people contacting him about Amey missing recycling collections has increased noticeably over the last six months

Tesco still going ahead with plan to build at Hillingdon Circus despite plummeting shares

And supermarket rival Morrisons has confirmed it is no longer looking to move in across the road after Tesco was given the green light

Multi-million pound South Ruislip Arla plan recommended for approval

A second smaller plan for the derelict former dairy site has satisfied planning officers - but will it get the green light from councillors?

In pictures: Duchess of Gloucester visits school children in Ickenham

The Duchess was joined by broadcaster and former pupil Sue Cook at the official opening of Glebe Primary School's new building

Other councils

About 200 workers protest outside West Middlesex Hospital during NHS strike over pay

Union leader says no patients were put at risk and thanks members of the public for their support

Defence secretary sees Heston cadets in action

Michael Fallon impressed by rifle shooting and model plane building skills of air and army cadets he meets

Record number of children adopted in London

The Government is attributing the rise in adoptions to its changes to the adoption system which make it quicker and easier

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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
Westminster, 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