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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.

Hayes schoolchildren create video games under new computing curriculum from Michael Gove

Year five pupils at Minet Junior School took part in an innovative computer programming workshop

Hillingdon MP Nick Hurd sees first hand how a shot in the arm could help local businesses

The Conservative MP paid a visit to a Northwood pharmacy to see how it has used a government tax cut to create a new job role

Increasing numbers of young people in west London are dependent on food handouts

The 600 young people supported by YMCA West London are increasingly dependent on outside sources to provide basic food

Cllr Gary Malcolm: Council planners need to start listening again to residents

Ealing Town Hall, home to the borough council
Ealing Liberal Democrat leader, Councillor Gary Malcolm says councils should use residents' knowledge rather than ignoring them.

Rod Abouharb: Kensington needs a Labour voice to stand up to the developers and protect jobs

Labour parliamentary candidate for Kensington, Rod Abouharb, outside a Homebase that has been closed and earmarked to become homes
In his inaugural column, Labour's parliamentary candidate for Kensington, Dr Rod Abouharb , weighs into the debate about whether offices and workplaces should be turned into housing.

Deserved celebration for Fulham school which nearly did not open

Fulham Boys School celebrated its official opening after a host of challenges which meant they nearly did not open in September

Fans celebrate the life of Rik Mayall as Hammersmith memorial bench unveiled

The bench can be seen at the junction of Queen Caroline Street and Hammersmith Bridge Road

House prices in Hounslow see biggest rise in London

Prices in Ealing also rise rapidly, according to Land Registry figures, but estate agent warns the bubble may have already burst
West Middlesex Hospital

Have your say today about care at West Middlesex Hospital

Share your views about the hospital with health watchdog the Care Quality Commission in Osterley this evening

Free parking in Hounslow this Christmas Eve

Hounslow Council is giving motorists an early Christmas present by waiving charges across the borough for the day

Nishkam School West London could move to old sports ground in Osterley

Nishkam School West London is one of only two free schools to have opened in the borough to date updated
The free school in Isleworth is considering expanding onto the former Pyrene sports and social club, just north of Great West Road, getwestlondon has learned

Exposed: the fraudsters who sold on cheaply-repaired insurance write-offs

Council chief warns: "If a deal looks too good to be true it probably is."

Free parking in Hounslow this Christmas Eve

Hounslow Council is giving motorists an early Christmas present by waiving charges across the borough for the day

Nishkam School West London could move to old sports ground in Osterley

Nishkam School West London is one of only two free schools to have opened in the borough to date updated
The free school in Isleworth is considering expanding onto the former Pyrene sports and social club, just north of Great West Road, getwestlondon has learned

Pregnant woman accuses Ealing Council of negligence after fall at hostel

The expectant mother slipped a disc in her back during the fall and had to be hospitalised for two weeks. She had planned to have a home birth but due to the injury she now must have the baby at hospital.

Council will make 'heartbreaking' decisions on cuts at cabinet

Ealing Town Hall with union flag flying
Ealing's services, including day centres and refuse and recycling, will be cut or changed in the next round of savings.

Affordable housing scheme in Northolt near completion

One of the blocks will be named after a former headteacher of Northolt High school

Courts throw away the key to Hayes strip pub blighted by drugs raid

A district judge has upheld a decision to revoke The Victoria's licence after police swooped earlier this year, meaning the venue can never reopen.

Campaigner urges Hillingdon Council to use developments as a way of funding step-free access to public transport

Conrad Tokarczyk hopes it will become 'common practice' for councils to use new developments to implement step-free access to Tube and railway stations

Children cheer as new school building is officially opened in Northwood Hills

Harlyn Primary School has undergone a major expansion programme in the fight to create new school places

Other councils

Hayes schoolchildren create video games under new computing curriculum from Michael Gove

Year five pupils at Minet Junior School took part in an innovative computer programming workshop

Hillingdon MP Nick Hurd sees first hand how a shot in the arm could help local businesses

The Conservative MP paid a visit to a Northwood pharmacy to see how it has used a government tax cut to create a new job role

Increasing numbers of young people in west London are dependent on food handouts

The 600 young people supported by YMCA West London are increasingly dependent on outside sources to provide basic food

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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