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Salon opening a great success

Ickenham beauty salon opened its doors to the public for the first time on Saturday

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Traffic gridlocked as floods force A40 to stay shut

The flooded A40 is closed between Ruislip and Uxbridge causing traffic chaos on surrounding roads

Train stations re-open after flooding in Ruislip

Transport for London confirms  train lines that forced to close are back up and running after earlier floods

In pictures: Flooding hits Hillingdon

Some amazing scenes as the floods hit Hillingdon borough causing traffic chaos and leaving some stranded in their homes

Two women rescued from car in South Ruislip floods

The women became trapped when flood water hit

Hillingdon is the greenest borough in the country

Hillingdon has been awarded for its many attractive green spaces

Fire Brigade working to help homeowners and people trapped in cars as flash floods hit Ruislip

Torrential rain has caused floods across the borough leaving commuters and homeowners in some areas stranded

Flooding causing driving chaos in Ickenham and Uxbridge areas

The torrential rain, with lightning and thunder, began at about 7am in the Uxbridge area and quickly caused large areas of standing water.

What's on in Hillingdon this weekend

The weather forecast is mixed but there's be something for all conditions

Police appeal for information after woman is raped in Hillingdon

A woman in her 30s was raped in a residential street in the early hours

Work to repair burst water main in Ruislip ongoing

Affinity Water are fixing a burst water main in the road leading to Ruislip Lido

Energy drink addict finds a cure for his Type 2 diabetes

After being diagnosed, Fritz Dittmann had a lifestyle overhaul and says he cured himself of the disease

Harley Street is coming to Ickenham

Everyone is invited to the opening party of a new beauty salon this weekend

Ruislip High Street will get a new road surface

High Street closed overnight so a camera survey could be carried out ahead of road resurfacing work

Road that leads to Ruislip Lido closed after water main bursts

Reservoir Road is living up to its name as a burst water main has turned the street into a mini-lake. Bus routes are diverted and the road remains closed until cars can be removed

Three-year-old girl flown to hospital after fall from height in Ruislip

London's Air Ambulance took the child to Royal London Hospital after being called to Ruislip High Street

Primark at centre of BBC2's Clothes to Die For documentary

If Primark came to Uxbridge as rumours suggest, would this put you off shopping there?

Milkman Malcolm retires after 42 years of midnight deliveries

Malcolm McQueen will be saying goodbye to his milk float on Saturday, July 26 after more than 40 years of delivering the white stuff to homes in Ruislip

Primark remains coy about coming to Uxbridge

Rumours that the retailer could be coming to the Pavilions are yet to be confirmed

Frankie & Benny's will open restaurant in Uxbridge

The American-Italian restaurant chain is the latest business set to come to Uxbridge after rumours of a Primark sent Twitter into a frenzy

Hillingdon teens encouraged to lose weight and get fit

Overweight or unfit young people across the borough are being invited to sign up to a 12-week healthy living course

Conservative MP for Brentford & Isleworth, Mary Macleod

Brentford MP given little hope by bookies

Brentford & Isleworth MP Mary Macleod has a 73.8 per cent chance of being ousted next May, according to Ladbrokes. Read on to see how it rates your MP's chances.

In pictures: Butterfly count in Harefield and Ruislip

Different species of butterflies were counted and logged as part of a Butterfly Conservation Society study

A village honours its 94 dead with a parade to remember for another 100 years

Up to 800 people came to the village, congregating in the main street for the parade, and on Potters Field where the day’s main action took place.

Former heroin addict speaks out in Hillingdon Hospital's World Hepatitis Day campaign

She wants people to have a greater awareness of how to avoid contracting the disease

In pictures: Brave Nell has 17 inches chopped off her hair for charity

The 9-year-old has raised almost £2,000 and has donated her hair to be made in to a wig

Harrow Arts Centre

School summer holidays: What to do in Harrow and Brent

Goolistan Cooper compiles a selection of things to do to entertain the kids in Harrow and Brent during the school summer holidays.

Watch: Fork lightning flashes across the sky in Ruislip

Some amazing videos have emerged of last night's electrical storm.

Electric storm lights up Hillingdon skies

Hundreds of you took to Twitter and Facebook in the small hours to share photos of the dramatic weather

Ruislip

Ruislip is part of the London Borough of Hillingdon. Major landmarks in the area include Ruislip Lido, a former reservoir, now an area of public parkland with its own miniature railway and Manor Farm, a settlement dating from the 9th century which is now designates as a local heritage site.

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Danya Bazaraa
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Paul Bishop
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Caitlin Black
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Alix Culbertson
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Zoe Drewett
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Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
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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