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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.

Need for 'fresh ideas' prompts Hounslow cabinet reshuffle

Outgoing mayor Corinna Smart is among three new faces in council leadership team

Queen's Speech: Full list of 26 Bills and what they mean for you

David Cameron's agenda includes the HS2 Bill, allowing the government to begin work on phase 1 of the controversial high-speed rail link project

Everything you need to know for the State Opening of Parliament

The Queen is due to reveal what the government's going to do over the next year. Here's everything you need to know about what to expect

Greg Hands named in cabinet and given powerful position in Treasury

Chelsea and Fulham MP Greg Hands (front right) sits at the Cabinet table
Greg Hands is the first MP from Chelsea or Fulham since 1970 to sit on the cabinet table

Boris Johnson answers Twitter questions in #askboris

Boris Johnson shows off sense of humour with Twitter Q&A #askboris and blames being a "weirdo" on his "genes and upbringing"

Benefit fraudster nabbed after handing six-figure bank balance to council

Susan Smith tried to cover her tracks when she realised her mistake but was too late

Council works to increase number of primary school spaces

Crackdown on false applications as well as building of new schools and expansion of existing ones

Poetry, dancing, photography and comedy at HF ArtsFest

The week-long event will showcase the best of the Hammersmith and Fulham's art scene

Need for 'fresh ideas' prompts Hounslow cabinet reshuffle

Outgoing mayor Corinna Smart is among three new faces in council leadership team

Hounslow's first Muslim mayor vows to help 'defuse' tensions

Nisar Malik runs a string of halal counters at branches of supermarket Asda

Meeting arranged after protests over plans for school in public park

Learn more about plans for the Floreat Brentford primary free school in Brent Lea Recreation Ground
Hatch End Library, inside Harrow Arts Centre in Hatch End, may be closed alongside three other branches by Labour

Library shake-up after Harrow Council reorganisation

New library to be built in Harrow town centre are four of the borough's other libraries close

Hounslow's first Muslim mayor vows to help 'defuse' tensions

Nisar Malik runs a string of halal counters at branches of supermarket Asda

Meeting arranged after protests over plans for school in public park

Learn more about plans for the Floreat Brentford primary free school in Brent Lea Recreation Ground

Extra investment in Ealing street lights to reduce antisocial behaviour

Three new schemes in Acton and Northolt will receive £103,000 to improve lighting in a bid to stamp out antisocial behaviour

Sell-out performance by people with learning disabilities

The audience said they were already looking forward to next year's show in Perivale

Tar smells from Hayes asphalt plant reaching Southall homes

The owners of the plant argue they have never failed to meet legal standards and that emissions are carefully monitored

Skateboards and loitering banned from Uxbridge car parks

The rules form part of a wider Hillingdon Council plan to ban a raft of activities, including feeding pigeons and using remote-controlled cars in the borough's parks

Hundreds sign petition against 'cruise ship' development

Residents are not happy with the current plans to replace Tommy Flynns pub, in Hillingdon, with a 30-flat complex

Hundreds sign West Drayton road safety measures petition

Campaigners who had their initial petition rejected by Hillingdon Council have rallied together for a second time calling for traffic-calming measures

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Queen's Speech: Full list of 26 Bills and what they mean for you

David Cameron's agenda includes the HS2 Bill, allowing the government to begin work on phase 1 of the controversial high-speed rail link project

Everything you need to know for the State Opening of Parliament

The Queen is due to reveal what the government's going to do over the next year. Here's everything you need to know about what to expect

Boris Johnson answers Twitter questions in #askboris

Boris Johnson shows off sense of humour with Twitter Q&A #askboris and blames being a "weirdo" on his "genes and upbringing"

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Journalists

Will Ackermann
Uxbridge
Katherine Clementine
Uxbridge
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing
Goolistan Cooper
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster
Nathan Spendelow
Harrow and Brent
Robert Cumber
Hounslow
Camilla Horrox
Ealing
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Tom Moore
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Hounslow
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter