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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.

General election: First-time voters have their say

Sixth-formers at The Heathland School, in Hounslow, give their verdict on local election candidates

Ed Miliband brings campaign and 'Milifandom' to Ealing

Ed Miliband MP, leader of the Labour Party
Labour leader Ed Miliband joined Ealing & Acton candidate Rupa Huq in the borough as part of his campaign trail

Immigration and Ealing Hospital hot topics at election hustings

Who will get your vote? Ealing North candidates went head-to-head at the hustings event this week, but who came out on top?

Boris Johnson's place at final Uxbridge hustings to go to unknown candidate

Organisers say voters deserve to hear from independent election candidates, as well as those from smaller parties, unlike at the previous two hustings

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition candidate standing in Ealing North

David Hofman said ordinary people should not have to pay for a crisis not of their making
Sink hole opens up outside Marrakech Express, North End Road

Fulham sinkhole: Woman hospitalised after plunging through gap outside cafe

The cafe and Hammersmith and Fulham Council were reportedly in dispute over sagging area where fall happened - and site was cordoned off before woman was injured

Recognition for CCTV man who helps keeps Hammersmith safe

Hammersmith CCTV operator Sid Alba with his two awards
Sid Alba, who works for the town's BID team, picked up two police awards at a New Scotland Yard ceremony

Tributes paid to 'Mr Hammersmith' after former mayor and council leader dies

Bill Smith, former Mayor and leader of Hammersmith and Fulham, with his OBE
Bill Smith died in March at the age of 96 after years as a councillor, QPR director and school governor

Heathrow fulfils schools promise - decade after it was made

The airport's operator has finally finished installing noise insulation at the 42 schools and other community buildings where it promised in 2005 to carry out the work

Ice cream seller fined for flouting law in Hounslow

Laurence Vella was ordered to pay £1,710 after ignoring council warnings to stop trading in Hounslow town centre

Shoppers and traders push for 30 minutes free parking on Chiswick High Road

More parking fines issued on Chiswick High Road than any other street in the UK over 12-month period with Hounslow Council cashing in £1.36m

Beloved former Harrow Mayor Bobbie Feakins dies aged 99

"Bobbie’s incredible accolade and achievements during his lifetime will remain absolutely outstanding"

Ice cream seller fined for flouting law in Hounslow

Laurence Vella was ordered to pay £1,710 after ignoring council warnings to stop trading in Hounslow town centre

Shoppers and traders push for 30 minutes free parking on Chiswick High Road

More parking fines issued on Chiswick High Road than any other street in the UK over 12-month period with Hounslow Council cashing in £1.36m

Flashy new equipment in £500k Northolt Leisure Centre upgrade

The works to upgrade and improve the facilities at the gym should be completed by May 1

Southall store fined for selling knife to under-age test purchaser

Shop fined in court after selling knife to person aged under 18 as part of police and council operation to tackle knife crime

Ealing Labour slams Conservative Party for mayoral charity 'political stunt'

Today Ealing Conservatives announced that they have given Labour’s 1% councillors allowances increase to the Mayor’s Charity.

Major blow for planned Arla development as judge agrees to review

The High Court has agreed to launch a judicial review of the planning process, meaning further delays and potentially even ending the project altogether

Asda confirms planned opening date for Hayes superstore

The long-awaited store is expected to open in July, providing a shot in the arm for the town's shopping scene and creating up to 300 jobs

Have your say on future of Cranford Park

An exhibition in the park's endangered Grade II-listed stables will kick off a three-week consultation on plans to enhance the historic site

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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