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More than 200 new homes set for Ealing on brownfield sites - but less than half affordable

Ealing Council has struck a deal which will see 216 homes built on brownfield sites in a bid to meet its council housing target

Drugs seized by police after reports of trespassing at Ruislip's Wealdstone FC football ground

Metropolitan Police officers were carrying out patrols in Ruislip when they discovered a group of trespassers at Wealdstone FC

Tragedy in Hayes, Chelsea spending spree rumours and a North Korean defection – top stories from the last week

From crime to football, here are all of the top read stories on getwestlondon from the last week

A Level results: Amazing individual stories as west London students head to Oxbridge and beyond

With record numbers of university offers being made across the country, we take a look at how schools in west London fared on A Level results day

Police appeal for witnesses following a serious traffic collision in Ruislip

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious traffic collision between a car and a motorcycle in Ruislip on Wednesday August 17

South Ruislip mum 'scared to death' after finding a huge seven-inch tarantula in her house

Lindsay Herlihy said she thought the spider was just a toy until it moved one of its legs, leaving her 'crying and hysterical'

Jail for drug dealer caught after police chase in Harrow

Munear Abdelbaki, of Ruislip, was found guilty of possession of cannabis with intent to supply

'It's vandalism': Fears over HS2 impact on Uxbridge nature reserve as Green leader Natalie Bennett visits

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Green Party leader Natalie Bennett met with local campaigners on Friday (August 12) to hear concerns over the new rail link

Most and least photographed areas in London on Instagram

Find out if west Londoners are too posh to post, as the number one most photographed area in London is revealed

Police launch appeal after two Mercedes cars stolen in Ruislip burglary

There have also been reports of two suspicious people in the area in the early hours of Friday morning

Ruislip man's warning to other motorbike riders after suffering horrific injuries in crash

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES Simon Rowley was badly hurt when he lost control of his Yamaha 125cc bike while riding in Eastcote

Uxbridge MP Boris Johnson among ministers urged to take in Syrian refugees

After a year-long inquiry, a committee of MPs is urging government ministers to do more to help refugees fleeing war-torn Syria

Heathrow flights could face delays as thunderstorms forecast

Thunderstorms are not expected to have a 'significant impact' on families preparing to getaway for their summer holidays today (July 22)

Motorist in Harrow fined for stopping at bus stop for 25 SECONDS as partner took 'desperate' daughter to loo

The driver was told to pay £110 by Harrow Council after stopping for a matter of seconds in Hatch End - was it right to punish her?

New defibrillator saves a life after runner suffers heart attack in Ruislip

Kevin Twomey was just 100 metres from the end of the 20-mile run when he collapsed from a heart attack

Ickenham woman launches petition in backlash over new parking permits

The new parking permit system is due to be introduced later this month but is unpopular with many residents

Minister Nick Hurd visits BBOXX to see how Chiswick is helping to light up Africa

DFID's Energy Africa campaign aims to reach all of Africa's off-grid communities by 2030

Michael Sobell Hospice sponsored charity walk to make a comeback this September

Lace up your trainers, the annual Michael Sobell Hospice charity walk is coming back, and entries are open now for you to raise some much-needed cash

Anti-Heathrow third runway campaigners hope expansion will be scrapped after Theresa May's cabinet revealed

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her top team - and many are against a third runway at Heathrow

How is your MP planning to vote on the Trident nuclear deterrent?

The majority of west London MPs say they support renewing Britain's nuclear submarines - but one is strongly opposed

Boris Johnson made Foreign Secretary in shock appointment by Theresa May

In an unexpected move, Britain's new Prime Minister has given the Uxbridge and South Ruislip MP a cabinet position

Watch shoppers cower in doorways as biblical rainfall soaks Harrow

Footage shows rain hammering down onto the street in Kilburn, as shoppers huddle inside Aldi

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: Head to mini-festival SouthlandsLIVE this weekend!

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

Ruislip and Kensington men jailed for roles in £4.5m fraud and money laundering operation

Legal proceedings are under way to reclaim the money, which was used to buy flash items like watches and jewellery

Firefighters rescue woman from South Harrow fire after fire breaks out

London Fire Brigade (LFB) were called to Roxeth Green on Monday morning - and the fire is still ongoing

Afraid of heights? Then this Ruislip busker's latest gig is not for you

Charlotte Campbell was given the once in a lifetime opportunity to perform from 100ft up in the air in Hyde Park

Breakfast with Boris Johnson prize offered in charity auction - but not one person bids

An unusual dining opportunity with Boris Johnson was up for grabs at a charity auction, but bidders were less than enthusiastic

Man appears in court to deny assaulting Uxbridge shopkeeper

John Donovan appeared in court charged with causing grievous bodily harm and pleaded not guilty to the charge

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: 'Pet Library are loud, proud and stand out from the crowd'

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

'Unite against hate attacks on community', Londoners urged post-EU referendum

MP Ruth Cadbury among those speaking out after dozens of calls from worried constituents


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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