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UKIP donor pays for Monster Raving Loony Party leader to stand in Uxbridge and South Ruislip

Alan 'Howling Laud' Hope said: “It's more of a friendly gesture than anything else. It's not a donation... Alright it is.”

Pedestrian, 74, hurt in South Ruislip incident. Police seek driver.

Two incidents in Field End Road in the space of a few hours

Ruislip tube station re-opens after suspect package found

The station closed while police dealt with a 'security alert'

'Security alert' at Ruislip tube station closes Met and Piccadilly line services

The two lines are closed between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge while police deal with a security alert in Ruislip

Uxbridge shoppers have their eyes on the mince pies

Uxbridge people were four times more likely to buy a Christmas pud or mince pie in their supermarket shop than all the rest of London at the beginning of December

Hillingdon is pantomime heaven this Christmas

Snow White and Sleeping Beauty are a couple of Christmas crackers for all the family.

What's on this weekend in Hillingdon?

Visit Father Christmas by rail or canal as the weekend activities get festive

Bm@il: 'Form an orderly queue at the bah humbug'

I hope you’ll be supporting one of our local pantomimes. They are great fun for the whole family and can provide a brilliant introduction to live theatre for the very young.

Raise some funds while shedding those Christmas pounds with Michael Sobell Hospice

The hospice charity launches its Pounds Off, £s In challenge in the New Year to encourage healthy eating and weightloss and wants you to sign up now

Children bring the nativity to life with a nature trail and farm animals in Eastcote

Youngsters at Grangewood School met ponies, sheep and even Santa and his reindeer at their Christmas theme day

Barrister who battled Boris caught up in Tory controversy in Sussex

Suella Fernandes vied to become MP candidate in Sussex but lost out because of "double whammy of being brown and a woman" according to Conservative association chairman

Hillingdon cop launches Facebook page to find vulnerable missing people

Sergeant James Drummond hopes using the social media site to share appeals with the community will help track down missing children and adults


End of an era as Randall's of Uxbridge closes

MP proprietor says closing the family business that has traded in Vine Street for 123 years is as bad as bereavement


Boris Johnson: "My support for HS2 is conditional"

The Conservative prospective parliamentary candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip has told campaigners he is against HS2 unless conditions on a tunnel extension, Heathrow spur and HS1 link are met

Parents outraged after star-studded Northolt winter fair CANCELLED with just TWO DAYS' notice

Organisers say they were forced to cancel the event, which a host of celebrities were supposed to attend, because of a disagreement with the landowners.

Campaign begins to get cult personality Wealdstone Raider to Christmas #1

Fans of the man, real name Gordon Hill, want the musical mash-up of his YouTube hit outburst at a fellow supporter to beat the X Factor winner to the top of the charts 

Uxbridge woman collecting toys for children at Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Drop-in Toy Campaign asks those shopping for a child this Christmas to buy one extra toy and donate it to the hospital


Traffic chaos after rush-hour collision in Ickenham

Traffic backed-up and buses were diverted after a collision between a car and a motorcyclist in Swakeleys Road just before 8am

Kids thrown in custody at Ruislip Police Station festive fun day

They also met Santa in his grotto, made their own warrant cards and tried on cop uniforms too

Bailiffs to remove travellers from public land in South Ruislip

Court orders have now been served on the travellers, who moved onto public land on Friday, November 28.

Plenty to do and see this weekend in our area!

Christmas is coming! The days may be short but there is an awful lot to pack into them

Boris Johnson defends plans to axe rail ticket offices despite pledge not to

Transport union RMT said he would 'have to explain to the people of Uxbridge and Ruislip why they are in the front line of his cuts battering ram'.

RAF Northolt should be used for domestic flights, says airline

Flybe has told the government's Transport Committee there is a need for 'early wins' before a new runway is built at either Heathrow or Gatwick.

2013 Conservative Party Conference in Manchester

George Osborne's Autumn Statement tax break welcomed by Hillingdon's hospices

Hospices will be able to claim a refund on the VAT they pay - which Harlington Hospice chief officer Steve Curry said will make "a tremendous difference"

'My God! Did we do this?' Boris Johnson wowed by £2million redevelopment in Northwood Hills

The London mayor visited Joel Street boulevard to mark the project's completion.

Ruislip war veteran invited to Downing Street after taking Lottery funded trip to remember fallen comrades

96-year-old Walter Hart worked under gunfire in a hospital in Normandy during WW2 and re-visited the French region this year to pay his respects

Boris's axe will fall on Uxbridge, among first ticket offices to go

The office in the part Grade II-listed Uxbridge station in High Street is one of the first. Work is due to start next April and last up to two months. Ruislip Gardens and South Ruislip to go at same time

Santa's Grotto at Ruislip salon will raise funds for Help for Heroes

Christine Ball, owner of The Cutting Corner, has created a winter wonderland in her salon to raise funds for wounded British service men and women

Overwhelming demand sees scouts delivering Christmas cards for sixth year running

Ruislip, Eastcote and Northwood Explorer Scouts deliver your cards locally for just 20p

Tribute to former Ealing mayor who always made everyone laugh

Fred Dunckley, who was a councillor for the borough for 20 years, died on Saturday


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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