See the night sky with public observation nights at Ruislip Lido

Have you always wanted to catch a glimpse of famous constellations or distant galaxies? Now you can, with public events at Ruislip Lido!

Jail and Bail for Michael Sobell Hospice raises £7,000 - and counting!

The inmates received very realistic treatment and were fingerprinted, photographed and had DNA samples taken, before being placed in the cell

Man hospitalised after motorcycle fall in Ruislip

London Air Ambulance attended after reports of a man coming off his motorcycle on Eastcote Road

Ruislip Café Rouge: Indulgent French cuisine without breaking the bank

What's On writer Emily Chudy enjoys a French meal in the newly refurbished Café Rouge in Ruislip

Join The Octavia Blues Band for an evening of blues music in Ruislip

Looking for a fun night out locally this weekend? Join The Octavia Blues Band as they come to The Tropic at Ruislip!

Blaze: The fire destroyed the first floor, roof and half of the ground floor of the derelict former RAF house

Former RAF home badly damaged by night-time blaze

The blaze destroyed the whole of the first floor, roof and half of the ground floor of the derelict building

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: "Indie to the core are According To You"

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

Battle of Britain Day: Polish president pays respect at Polish war memorial in Ruislip

President Andrzej Duda laid a wreath at the newly opened Remembrance garden at the Polish war memorial

Eight-month jail term for man who sped at 90mph down WRONG side of road in Ruislip

Police officers tried to chase 22-year-old Luke Esprit but had to stop when he sped down Field End Road the wrong way

Ruislip teen finds fame with Alien X-Factor success

Frank Arens began performing from an early age, attending a Ruislip dance school from the age of three

Driver cut free from Ruislip two-car collision

London Ambulance Service took the driver of one of the vehicles to hospital after firefighters cut them free

August Bank Holiday: Supermarket opening times

Bank Holiday Monday opening times for Aldi, Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Lidl and Waitrose

Brave dad who survived strokes caused by holes in heart raises thousands of pounds for Hillingdon Hospital

Ian Partridge discovered he had holes in his heart which he said affects one in six of the adult population

Ruislip stepped back to Middle Ages with Medfest 2015

People all of ages flocked to Ruislip to experience medieval life with knights, jousting and re-enactments

What's going on near you this weekend: Things to do in west London

Find out what's going in your area this weekend for fun ideas of things to get up to!

What's going on near you this week: Things to do in west London

Find out what's going in your area this week for fun ideas of things to get up to!

Dance the night away at a Dance Parties Plus event

Do you enjoy dancing and fancy meeting new people? A Dance Parties Plus event might be for you

Man banned from Uxbridge and Ruislip High Streets

Police said Gary Vines repeatedly offended over a period of two years including stealing from cars, shoplifting, being drunk in the street, and assaulting a shop keeper

Ruislip family host fundraiser day in memory of son

2015 marks the year Paul Speck Jnr would have turned 21, so the family wanted to thank the charity-run hospital that helped them through his brain stem tumour treatment

ROS StageWorks Summer School wins award

ROS StageWorks Summer School has been awarded the National Operatic and Dramatic Association London YOUNGSTARS trophy for its production of Beauty and The Beast Jr.

HS2: Bird's eye view of route through west London

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See video of fly-though animation of the proposed route HS2 would take through west London, from the sky

National Parks Week: Best green spots in west London for picnic

This week is National Parks Week! Head to one of these lovely green spots near you and enjoy nature


The best TV shows filmed in west London

Cast a look back at these amazing TV shows set in our very own west London – and tell us what others should make the list...

Fox hunting: What's your MP's views on the ban?

Want to know if your MP supports the fox hunting ban or wants to see it repealed? Use our gadget to find out their views on the controversial subject

HS2 apology leaves residents and MPs with 'low trust'

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Ruislip petitioners believed the HS2 tunnel would be 30m below their houses but documents reveal it would be HALF that


Perivale fire: Black smoke billows across London as crews battle warehouse blaze

More than a 100 firefighters tackled the blaze in Wadsworth Road, Perivale, which sent smoke billowing across London. Around 30 people at the site which includes factory units escaped before the fire crews arrived

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: Salt has "excitement and positive energy from start to finish"

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

Traffic islands will cause 'chaos' on Ruislip road blighted by speeding

Residents want something to be done to stop speeding on their street, but say traffic islands will "hinder, not help" them

Ruislip dance school celebrates 70 years

The dance school's 87-year-old founder said: “It’s quite an honour to have been able to do it for all those years"

Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for telling cabbie to 'F**k off and die'

The Mayor of London refused to take back his shocking outburst - and sources close to Boris have smeared the driver as a "serial heckler"


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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