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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.

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

Young people urged to have their say in UK's largest youth ballot

Hounslow MYP Dunja Relić wants a million people to vote in this year's Make Your Mark poll

Cllr Julian Bell: Anxiety and excitement about the next four years

Ealing Council leader Julian Bell reflects on the tough financial challenges that lay ahead for his Labour administration in his latest column.

HS2 campaigners lose Government challenge over HS2

Hillingdon Council and HS2 Action Alliance lost a judicial review challenging transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin over safeguarding directions

Mary Macleod MP: Improving our democracy and creating a modern Parliament

Mary Macleod, Conservative MP for Brentford & Isleworth , discusses her work on getting more women into Parliament in her 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.

Latest figures show why west London pupils were most likely to be suspended

The Department of Education have released numbers and percentages of students temporarily excluded for different reasons in the west London boroughs

Housing estate crime squad in Hounslow gets new police car

Vehicle will help the borough's dedicated team of estate police officers tackle crime and antisocial behaviour

Progress at last after 14 year fight to give Brentford church a new lease of life.

Original site of the famous Musical Museum at last set to be transformed into housing

Four arrested over Hounslow Homes fraud allegations

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Three men and a woman were questioned by police over the alleged misuse of public funds by Hounslow Council's housing arm

Harrow School to consider more options following pressure from residents over Churchfields

A huge demonstration this week showed the strength of feeling from neighbours of the land set to be blocked off from their local field.

Progress at last after 14 year fight to give Brentford church a new lease of life.

Original site of the famous Musical Museum at last set to be transformed into housing

Four arrested over Hounslow Homes fraud allegations

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Three men and a woman were questioned by police over the alleged misuse of public funds by Hounslow Council's housing arm

Disabled man hits out at council after 'act of God' parking incident lands him £110 fine

Mr Acton had his appeal quashed by Ealing Council despite explaining the he was disabled and had gotten a flat tyre.

Turkish kebab shop faces licensing committee

An application for a new premises licence for Kebab Centre in Acton will be heard by Ealing Council on Wednesday

Over 5,000 people take to Zorbing, obstacle courses and bouncy castles at Ealing fun days

Parks in Northolt and Southall were transformed to hold fun days for visitors

Polls show the Boris factor would make it a landslide if he stood in Uxbridge and South Ruislip

Polling activity in the constituency appears to have stepped up in recent days

'An apology is not enough. We want compensation!' Pensioner couple pursues council over parking ticket

William Hitchings, 87 and his 88-year-old wife, Joyce, say they deserve compensation for stress of fighting parking fine

Pub pays the price for its fly-posting spree

Fly-posting is often put up at busy road junctions, blocking the view for drivers and causing distractions

Other councils

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

Young people urged to have their say in UK's largest youth ballot

Hounslow MYP Dunja Relić wants a million people to vote in this year's Make Your Mark poll

'Hounslow's young people need a louder voice'

Hounslow's youth MP speaks out after borough's representation in UK Youth Parliament is halved

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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