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South Ruislip and Hayes pair earn accolades at British Weightlifting Championships

Tia Gayle and Jayani Samarakoon featured as Stars for the Future impress in Birmingham

Sainsbury's eyeing former Post Office in Ruislip High Street

The supermarket giant wants to open one of its Local convenience stores inside the building which, until recently, housed a Nisa shop

88-year-old Martin Gravener celebrates his birthday at work

Still working and no plans to retire... meet 88-year-old who loves his job

Martin Gravener, 88, has worked at Bainbridges Auction for 24 years and counting

Ruislip U12s rugby starlets prosper in Premier Cup contest

Finn Odell loved every minute of Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup experience

Man struck by train at Ruislip underground station

The man is said to be recovering from "minor injuries" in hospital and police said the incident was not suspicious

Laurence Hylton

Marathon man prepares for seven 25-mile runs in seven days

Laurence Hylton is taking on the challenge to raise money in memory of a close friend who died of cancer

Ebola army medic flown into RAF Northolt from Sierra Leone

Two colleagues who have been exposed to the unnamed woman – the third British medic to have caught the virus – are also being evacuated

Real ale festival heads to pubs in Hillingdon

Brewers from around the world have produced beers using British hops

Could you rehome a beautiful bunny this Easter?

These beautiful bunnies are looking for new homes this Easter - could you offer a rabbit a loving new home?

Ruilsip Gardens pupils, around 1956

Ruislip primary school searches for former pupils ahead of 75th anniversary

Ruislip Gardens wants old pupils to share their stories with the current crop

'Lessons need to be learned': Care home resident with broken hip left untreated for month

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Healthwatch Hillingdon said the victim's daughter, who spent three years investigating, was an "individual pitted against the system"

Thousands of residents join online crime awareness group

Ruislip and Eastcote have turned to Facebook to fight crime by setting up a community crime awareness group online

(l-r) Hillingdon councillors Judy Kelly, Jonathan Bianco and Brian Crowe unveil the new sculpture at Ruislip Lido

New work of art unveiled at Ruislip Lido

Circular sculpture carved from twisted grain oak and located on Willow Lawn

Van driver critical and man arrested following A40 lorry smash

The van driver, a man believed to be in his 30s, is fighting for his life, while the lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving

Ickenham's Breakspear School lift the Coopers Cup

Victory for Bushey Road hotshots at Ruislip Gardens Primary School

Hillingdon Council 'faces £200,000 bill' over Sainsbury's move to halt Arla plan

The developer behind the £100m plans says the taxpayer will have to pay to preserve the "immoral" supermarket giant's monopoly in South Ruislip

Staff at Sainsbury's, South Ruislip, dress up for Red Nose Day. Sophie Griffin, a The Voice finalist, sings for customers

Staff at South Ruislip Sainsbury’s go all out to raise money on Red Nose Day

Baked bean baths, body waxing and dancing staff among the ways staff are looking to raise funds for the good cause

Hot Yoga exercise bring punters flocking to Eastcote

Hillingdon borough’s first hot yoga studio has opened in Eastcote.

Met's biggest EVER drugs money haul to be spent on fighting crime

Four men were jailed after police seized £600,000 in cash and over 100kg of cannabis and cocaine in Barons Court and St John's Wood

James Cracknell, Andrew Strauss and Kirstie Allsopp in race for Sir Malcolm Rifkind's seat

Could rower James Cracknell, cricketer Andrew Strauss, journalist Jeremy Paxman or Location Location Location's Kirstie Allsopp become the new Kensington MP?

Labour accuses Boris Johnson of running away from pre-election hustings

"Apparently Boris Johnson has said he will only take part in one hustings in 'early April'", Labour candidate Chris Summers has claimed

Swift justice as burglar jailed for Harefield break-in and car theft

Patrick Doran, 33, of Ruislip, was locked up for two years, one month after committing his crime

Ruislip named best area in London to buy property

The analysis, carried out by online estate agency eMoov, was based on house prices and demand

Ambulance on 999 call to baby with burns cancelled - TWICE

A worried Ruislip mum was left waiting after being promised on two separate occasions that paramedics were on their way to her burnt child but two hours later they had to drive their child to hospital themselves

Second dog dies in suspected antifreeze poisoning

Nine-year-old Molly died in December – now her owners and carer think she was poisoned by antifreeze

Newlywed has unusual plans for her wedding dress

Tracey Robson, from Ruislip, wants to give her £760 satin gown to a funeral home

Closure of London Underground ticket offices begin

The move to "modernise" customer service for Tube passengers has prompted strike action in the past

Police 'will not rest' until Uxbridge is safe following murders and 'violent attacks'

The Met's Hillingdon Borough Commander has sought to reassure the public following a week in which two murders and a series of violent attacks occurred in Uxbridge

Man sectioned under Mental Health Act after Ruislip attacks

Man arrested and sectioned under Mental Health Act following three separate and random attacks in Ruislip in which three people were injured

Sainsbury's begins legal process to block £100m South Ruislip Arla plans

The supermarket giant has written to the High Court in an effort to stop the development, which would include a rival Asda, from going ahead


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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