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Celebrity hairdresser Lee Stafford shares styling skills with Ruislip salon

The hairdresser and new dad popped into Ruislip's Hair & Beauty Workshop to inspire stylists and share the latest cuts

Jobs promised as Uxbridge stem cell company gets bigger

Move is expected to create about 50 jobs over the next three years

A40 crash update: Two lorries collide in Hillingdon

Two lorries are involved in a crash on the A40 at Swakeleys Roundabout

Special needs children's charity has a shiny new bus for its summer holiday

The mini-bus will be run in partnership  with Hillingdon Community Transport, who will maintain and service it, and ORCHYD always have first call on it.

Summer sports camp in Ruislip

Wednesday July 30th: Five local things to do with the kids today

Today's suggestions on where to take the family and get out of the house during this glorious summer holiday.

First World War film sells out in hours for Leicester Square premiere

Filmed in iconic WWI locations across Europe, including a 60ft trench constructed by historian Andrew Robertshaw, The Journal will premiere in Leicester Square on October 25

Hillingdon flash floods: 'You are watching the water rush in and that's when you start to panic'

Christine Jost was one of a number of neighbours in Bedford Road, Ruislip Gardens, who was hit hardest in the sudden flash flood.

Two blazes in hours, as firefighters have a day from hell in Hillingdon

Two home blazes and widespread flooding tests fire crews' resilience

Salon opening a great success

Ickenham beauty salon opened its doors to the public for the first time on Saturday


Traffic gridlocked as floods force A40 to stay shut

The flooded A40 is closed between Ruislip and Uxbridge causing traffic chaos on surrounding roads

Train stations re-open after flooding in Ruislip

Transport for London confirms  train lines that forced to close are back up and running after earlier floods

In pictures: Flooding hits Hillingdon

Some amazing scenes as the floods hit Hillingdon borough causing traffic chaos and leaving some stranded in their homes

Two women rescued from car in South Ruislip floods

The women became trapped when flood water hit the area close to Tube station

Hillingdon is the greenest borough in the country

Hillingdon has been awarded for its many attractive green spaces

Fire Brigade working to help homeowners and people trapped in cars as flash floods hit Ruislip

Torrential rain has caused floods across the borough leaving commuters and homeowners in some areas stranded

Flooding causing driving chaos in Ickenham and Uxbridge areas

The torrential rain, with lightning and thunder, began at about 7am in the Uxbridge area and quickly caused large areas of standing water.

What's on in Hillingdon this weekend

The weather forecast is mixed but there's be something for all conditions

Police appeal for information after woman is raped in Hillingdon

A woman in her 30s was raped in a residential street in the early hours

Work to repair burst water main in Ruislip ongoing

Affinity Water are fixing a burst water main in the road leading to Ruislip Lido

Energy drink addict finds a cure for his Type 2 diabetes

After being diagnosed, Fritz Dittmann had a lifestyle overhaul and says he cured himself of the disease

Harley Street is coming to Ickenham

Everyone is invited to the opening party of a new beauty salon this weekend

Ruislip High Street will get a new road surface

High Street closed overnight so a camera survey could be carried out ahead of road resurfacing work

Road that leads to Ruislip Lido closed after water main bursts

Reservoir Road is living up to its name as a burst water main has turned the street into a mini-lake. Bus routes are diverted and the road remains closed until cars can be removed

Three-year-old girl flown to hospital after fall from height in Ruislip

London's Air Ambulance took the child to Royal London Hospital after being called to Ruislip High Street

Primark at centre of BBC2's Clothes to Die For documentary

If Primark came to Uxbridge as rumours suggest, would this put you off shopping there?

Milkman Malcolm retires after 42 years of midnight deliveries

Malcolm McQueen will be saying goodbye to his milk float on Saturday, July 26 after more than 40 years of delivering the white stuff to homes in Ruislip

Primark remains coy about coming to Uxbridge

Rumours that the retailer could be coming to the Pavilions are yet to be confirmed

Frankie & Benny's will open restaurant in Uxbridge

The American-Italian restaurant chain is the latest business set to come to Uxbridge after rumours of a Primark sent Twitter into a frenzy

Hillingdon teens encouraged to lose weight and get fit

Overweight or unfit young people across the borough are being invited to sign up to a 12-week healthy living course


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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