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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.

More than 250 jobs could go as Hounslow Council plans to slash spending by £35.1 million

Less money for library books, fewer public recycling sites and shorter opening hours at the Civic Centre are among the planned savings measures

About 200 workers protest outside West Middlesex Hospital during NHS strike over pay

Union leader says no patients were put at risk and thanks members of the public for their support

Defence secretary sees Heston cadets in action

Michael Fallon impressed by rifle shooting and model plane building skills of air and army cadets he meets

Record number of children adopted in London

The Government is attributing the rise in adoptions to its changes to the adoption system which make it quicker and easier

New primary school gets green light to open in Brentford

Floreat Brentford Primary School is due to open next September, with a site in Commerce Road the preferred location, after being approved by the Department for Education

Cycle Superhighway 9 to go ahead, but only through Hounslow and Hammersmith & Fulham

Cyclng czar Andrew Gilligan confirms CS9 will be built, but cyclists should expect to wait at least two years to use the lane

Hammersmith and Fulham deny scuppering attempts to delay Earls Court demolition

The council has been accused of reneging on its promises after holding a private meeting to push through demolition details

New consultation demanded over Charing Cross Hospital's A&E confusion

NHS bosses came under fire from Labour councillors after they could not clarify what kind of A&E would be at Charing Cross when it is turned into a local hospital

More than 250 jobs could go as Hounslow Council plans to slash spending by £35.1 million

Less money for library books, fewer public recycling sites and shorter opening hours at the Civic Centre are among the planned savings measures

More than 500 people sign new petition against third runway at Heathrow

Hounslow Council's petition was launched as recent polls suggested growing support for a new landing strip

A year of free tennis coaching begins this weekend in Hounslow's Lampton Park

Sign up now to take part in the weekly lessons for those of all abilities, beginning this Sunday

Heroic Harrow workman saves lives after investigating collapsed chimney

Roofer Nikos Shellis was called out on Sunday to a 'dramatic scene' where a roof could have been about to cave in.

More than 500 people sign new petition against third runway at Heathrow

Hounslow Council's petition was launched as recent polls suggested growing support for a new landing strip

A year of free tennis coaching begins this weekend in Hounslow's Lampton Park

Sign up now to take part in the weekly lessons for those of all abilities, beginning this Sunday

Ealing's iconic Town Hall could become hotel and flats under radical cost-cutting council plan

Ealing Council has said it is looking at options to redevelop the centre while cutting costs

Virendra Sharma MP: Crossrail is on track to bring benefits to Ealing

Labour MP for Ealing Southall, Virendra Sharma , discusses the benefits of Crossrail in his latest column.

MP welcomes free parking in Southall for Diwali

Ealing Southall MP Virendra Sharma campaigning on behalf of the Labour Party
MP Virendra Sharma says the decision by Ealing Council to suspend car parking charges in Southall for two days this week will be a boost for business.

VC heroes to get their own special memorial

Hillingdon Council has arranged for the plaques to be laid at the Harefield War Memorial on Tuesday, November 4, in tribute to Robert Edward Ryder VC and Cecil John Kinross VC.

You come up with some cracking ideas for empty Hillingdon Circus plot

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From schools to strip joints, our readers have answered our call in droves and turned town planners

Sainsbury's pull out of developing South Ruislip store after Arla plan gets approval

The supermarket in Long Drive had permission to demolish and re-build its store but said that will not go ahead now that rival Asda will be built down the road

Other councils

About 200 workers protest outside West Middlesex Hospital during NHS strike over pay

Union leader says no patients were put at risk and thanks members of the public for their support

Defence secretary sees Heston cadets in action

Michael Fallon impressed by rifle shooting and model plane building skills of air and army cadets he meets

Record number of children adopted in London

The Government is attributing the rise in adoptions to its changes to the adoption system which make it quicker and easier

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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
Westminster, 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