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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.

Election 2015: Your chance to meet the candidates in Ealing and Acton

If you have questions to ask the candidates, please email them to cmynors@gmail.com

Election 2015: What YOU want from your politicians

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Reducing transport costs, stop west London hospital A&E closures and capping rents to help first-time buyers: Some of your top manifesto points

Hounslow MP receives nearly £120,000 in donations

Brentford and Isleworth MP Mary Macleod has received more in political donations since May 2010 than all but three other MPs

Election 2015: Find out how the parties are polling

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As the Prime Minister and Labour leader take part in a live election debate, see how all the parties are polling just weeks away from the General Election

The Eccentric Party comes to Uxbridge... and asks Boris Johnson to join up!

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Madcap political party The Eccentric Party boasts to be the only one to have a guitar as its deputy leader - Brenda the Fender
A dangerous basement discovered by HSE inspectors in Hammersmith and Fulham during its recent safety checks

Nearly half of all basement renovations fail on-the-spot safety checks

Inspection by Health and Safety Executive shows shocking rise in figures on last year

It would take 15 years and £807m to repair London's 'crumbling' roads

A recent survey found 17% of London's roads were in a poor structural condition and it would take 15 years to clear the backlog of road maintenance across the capital

West London schools left in the shade when it comes to using solar panels

Solar panels being laid
Friends of the Earth stats show Hounslow has the most with just six, but Hammersmith & Fulham, Ealing, Hillingdon and Westminster don't have any

Twickenham parking restrictions could be 'legacy' of Rugby World Cup

Residents in parts of Hounslow and Isleworth are being asked whether they want to be part of a huge CPZ around Twickenham Stadium on match days

Was tragic allotment-holder living in shed to avoid move to Somerset?

Brian Halliday, 74, died in a fire at the allotment shed he called home. His nephew says he was sleeping there because the council wanted to rehouse him more than 100 miles away, but it insists it has no record of this

Search is on to find Hounslow's unsung heroes

Hounslow Council asks people to nominate a person or group whose brave actions or good deed have helped make the borough a safer place to call home

It would take 15 years and £807m to repair London's 'crumbling' roads

A recent survey found 17% of London's roads were in a poor structural condition and it would take 15 years to clear the backlog of road maintenance across the capital

Was tragic allotment-holder living in shed to avoid move to Somerset?

Brian Halliday, 74, died in a fire at the allotment shed he called home. His nephew says he was sleeping there because the council wanted to rehouse him more than 100 miles away, but it insists it has no record of this

Search is on to find Hounslow's unsung heroes

Hounslow Council asks people to nominate a person or group whose brave actions or good deed have helped make the borough a safer place to call home

Ealing Council leader has 'no case to answer to' on home claims

The council's opposition leader Greg Stafford had called for a formal investigation into the housing arrangements

Gurnell Leisure Centre could see major £33m re-design with new homes

One councillor said the plans for a leisure centre and new homes will "transform the area and open up green space"

It would take 15 years and £807m to repair London's 'crumbling' roads

A recent survey found 17% of London's roads were in a poor structural condition and it would take 15 years to clear the backlog of road maintenance across the capital

Sainsbury's eyeing former Post Office in Ruislip High Street

The supermarket giant wants to open one of its Local convenience stores inside the building which, until recently, housed a Nisa shop

It would take 15 years and £807m to repair London's 'crumbling' roads

A recent survey found 17% of London's roads were in a poor structural condition and it would take 15 years to clear the backlog of road maintenance across the capital

Hillingdon Swimming Club celebrate a glorious year

A lady swimming
Youngsters take time out from training to celebrate their achievements in the pool

Other councils

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Election 2015: Find out how the parties are polling

As the Prime Minister and Labour leader take part in a live election debate, see how all the parties are polling just weeks away from the General Election

Budget 2015: Live updates as Chancellor George Osborne delivers spring budget

With the General Election just 50 days away, this could be George Osborne's most important budget yet...

Southall Labour campaigns office opens to big support

MP Virendra Sharma’s campaign office was opened on March 1 in Southall

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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