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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

Dog poisoning concerns prompt Hillingdon Council warning

Posters have been put up around Ruislip Woods warning dog owners to be vigilant after reports of poisoned meat left in the area, following the death of Labrador, Ollie

Tributes paid to 'inspirational' director of Ickenham Compass Theatre

John Sherratt, who ran Ickenham's Compass Theatre from 1968 to 1991, has died aged 77

Day care costs set to rise by 17 per cent in Hillingdon

Under Hillingdon Council's budget proposals, the annual cost of sending a child to day care five days a week would increase from £10,660 to £12,428.

Protesters gather outside South Ruislip Sainsbury's to support £100million Arla development

Dozens demonstrated against the supermarket giant's attempt to block the plans, which include an Asda, a cinema complex, restaurants and housing.

Tell us why you deserve to win the ring

Valentine's Day competition: Win an engagement ring from intu Uxbridge

intu Uxbridge has teamed up with getwestlondon to offer one lucky reader the chance to create the 'perfect proposal' this Valentine’s Day

Liberal Democrats announce candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

Former councillor Mike Cox has been chosen to fight the seat in the general election in May.

Trampoline will be at The Crown and Treaty on Oxford Road, Uxbridge this Friday.

Hughie Dixon's live music round-up: Trampoline bounce back to The Crown and Treaty in Uxbridge

Planning to let your hair down this weekend? Check out Hughie Dixon's latest round-up of live music in an around Hillingdon Borough.

Sarah Welburn with Ollie in happier times

Couple's despair after beloved Labrador is 'poisoned by antifreeze' during walk in Ruislip woods

Dog owner David Shelvey is raising the alarm after his pet became violently sick and died after consuming a toxic substance left in a dog bowl.

Fran Tracey and Caroline Russell have created the New Reader's Toolkit

Ruislip teacher and librarian team-up to create e-book that helps children learn to read

Two Ruislip mums, one a librarian and the other a teacher, have teamed up to create a new e-book helping parents to improve children's learning.

Woofs and Walkies

Walkies! Charity dog stroll to raise money for RSPCA at Ruislip Lido

All four-legged friends that take part in the Ruislip Lido walk will receive goodie bags

'Bully-boy' Sainsbury's under attack for plans to block £100million South Ruislip Arla development

The managing director of the firm behind the plans attended a residents' meeting last night to garner support.

Author Samantha Shannon

Former Ruislip schoolgirl dubbed the 'next JK Rowling' is coming to Uxbridge to sign copies of her new book

Samantha Shannon's debut novel The Bone Season got rave reviews and could become a film, and now its sequel The Mime Order is about to hit bookshelves.

Blood donor sessions will be a venue near you soon.

West London venues where you can donate blood in support of next month's World Cancer Day

NHS Blood and Transplant say blood and platelets are often crucial in the treatment of the cancer patients

Spitting image: Boris Johnson impressed by portrait during Uxbridge school visit

The London mayor – once called a 'hairdresser's despair' by journalist Jeremy Paxman – has taken the string-haired picture back to City Hall with him.

An electrician

Blackout in Ruislip tonight after powercut

Electricians are working frantically to restore power to scores of homes  in Ruislip tonight.

South Ruislip Arla plan delays 'disappointing', says residents' group

Sid Jackson, vice chair of the South Ruislip Residents' Association, said the area needed facilities such as the planned cinema, supermarket and restaurants.

Police in Ruislip arrest wanted man following public appeal

Adam Halfaoui, who was picked up by officers on Thursday, had featured on the police's wanted list over the Christmas period.

In pictures: HS2 committee visits Hillingdon to assess the impact of the line

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The group of MPs scrutinizing the rail project came to Harefield, Ickenham and Ruislip to see for themselves what might be destroyed by HS2


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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Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
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Sports Reporter
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Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
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