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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.

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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

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

General election: Conservatives announce Kensington candidate

Victoria Borwick, a Kensington and Chelsea ward councillor and GLA member, will represent the party in the May General Election

Cllr Greg Smith: Hammersmith & Fulham Labour's hypocrisy over fees and charges

Hammersmith & Fulham Conservative leader Greg Smith accuses Labour of saying one thing in opposition and doing the opposite now in power.

Budget 2015: What we learned

A summary of Chancellor George Osborne's key points from the spring budget 2015
Solar panels being laid

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

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

Building noise 'driving away customers' from Japanese restaurant

Builders say they are taking steps to "minimise disruption" after the owner of Suzu in Hammersmith complained of vibrations causing plates and bottles to crash to the floor

Location Location Location host Phil Spencer promotes affordable housing in Hammersmith

Phil Spencer (second left) joins the Homes for Britain campaign in Hammersmith. He is standing in front of the campaign Routemaster bus with (l-r) councillor Lisa Homan, Kate Davies CEO of Notting Hill Housing and Paul Doe, CEO of Shepherds Bush Housing Group
The TV presenter joined MP Andy Slaughter when the Homes for Britain campaign rolled into town
Solar panels being laid

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

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

New café and playground to open at Isleworth park

The facilities are due to open this summer at Redlees Park, marking the first step in a revamp of the site

'Pragmatic approach' promised over bird feeding ban

Hounslow Council says the new crackdown is designed primarily to prevent the feeding of pigeons
Solar panels being laid

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

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

New café and playground to open at Isleworth park

The facilities are due to open this summer at Redlees Park, marking the first step in a revamp of the site

'Pragmatic approach' promised over bird feeding ban

Hounslow Council says the new crackdown is designed primarily to prevent the feeding of pigeons
Solar panels being laid

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

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

Final stages of £4.3m project to improve Ealing Broadway station

Some improvements works have already been completed and the final stages of the project are now under way

General election: Ealing Council calls for people to register to vote

Everyone eligible to vote across the country now has to register individually
Solar panels being laid

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

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

Winners announced in Hillingdon First World War art competition

Mayoress Rita Kilroy, councillor Catherine Dann, Mayor of Hillingdon and competition winner Skye Gregory
Paintings and poetry inspired by last year's Home Fires and Foreign Fields exhibition

Fight over £100m Arla plans rages on as Sainsbury's refuses to end court battle

In a move that will further delay the project, the supermarket giant has decided to argue against a High Court ruling that some had hoped would end the saga

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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