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Five Hillingdon schools to expand under £150m programme starting in half term

Newnham Infants and Junior Schools in Eastcote are among five schools in the borough earmarked to expand, to cope with pupil intake rise

Activist dads who climbed Boris Johnson's balcony in protest have criminal proceedings dropped

Police will take 'no further action' against the men arrested for protesting at the Uxbridge and South Ruislip MP's home in Islington

Caught on camera: the terrifying moment robber waves knife at Hillingdon shopkeeper and his teenage son

Detectives are hunting the attacker, who escaped with a 'substantial' sum of cash from Taal Food and Wine in Ruislip

Boris Johnson gives youngster a lift in her cancer battle - after learning her tumour shares his name!

The Uxbridge and South Ruislip MP 'made Jess's day' when he posed for a picture with her and her tumour - nicknamed 'Boring Boris'

Supermarket opening times for the Spring Bank Holiday

Bank Holiday Monday opening times for Aldi, Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Lidl and Waitrose on May 30

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: If you're curiosity-driven then get down to this pub

Hayes FM DJ Hughie Dixon's tips on live music you can see in the Hillingdon borough this weekend

Man dies after suffering cardiac arrest at South Ruislip Aldi

Police have confirmed that a man has died following a cardiac arrest at the South Ruislip Aldi store last week

Elderly man who tends to popular public Hillingdon farm calls for help to keep it open

Stan Atkins was disheartened by vandals who killed some of his birds, but now the former park keeper hopes to house peacocks

Council asked to do more to stop noisy HGVs in residential Ruislip streets

Both Hillingdon Council and Boris Johnson MP are being asked to do something about noisy lorries ignoring the weight restriction and CCTV on the road

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: The Julia set have 'a vast array of original songs' to get you excited

Hayes FM DJ Hughie Dixon's tips on live music you can see in the Hillingdon borough this weekend

Gurnell Leisure Centre consultation dates announced as petition reaches 1,800 names

A petition raising concerns about the affordable housing being built on the site of the £37m redevelopment has reached 1,890 signatures

Vandals destroy much-loved fairy village enjoyed by Ruislip children

The magical hand-crafted village was a favourite among dog walkers and children for months before vandals destroyed it

Jailed: Criminals in west London who got locked up in April

A man who raped a 15-year-old girl he met online, a mother who stabbed a teenager to death and two would-be jihadists were among those put behind bars

Tributes paid to 'true gent' who ran world-record-breaking Chiswick gym

Jack France helped run the Hogarth Barbell Club, which twice broke the team bench press world record

Watch eight-year-old from Northwood give BBC forecasters a run for their money with his own weather report

Year 3 pupil Noah Anwar's weather report has been viewed thousands of times online and saw him win a special award

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: 'Paradise Underground certainly know how to rock'

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

Getwestlondon round-up - Your top five stories from last week

Toddlers going missing, a London election and a deputy head teacher leading a double life...

Safety fears raised after travellers set up camp at sites in Hayes and South Ruislip

Neighbours at the two sites have complained about noise and about rubbish building up, which they say is a fire hazard

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round Up: Be in with a chance to win £500!

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

Talks of a HS2 tunnel under Hillingdon borough 'back on the table'

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Zac Goldsmith's meeting with Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin ended in a new 'working group' set up for the borough to minimise HS2 disruption

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: You might want to venture into Notting Hill this week to check out Moxie Kicks

Hayes FM DJ Hughie Dixon has details of live music you can see in the Hillingdon borough this weekend

Wanted Ruislip man must return to prison for breaching restraining order

22-year-old Caine Tomlinson was jailed for harassment and released, but has now breached his restraining order

Six sentenced for 30-home Hillingdon burglary blitz

Five people were jailed, but police have issued warrants for two who failed to face justice

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: There's nothing aggressive or hostile about Bellicose from Harrow

Hayes FM DJ Hughie Dixon's tips on live music you can see in the Hillingdon borough this weekend

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Two firefighters hospitalised after fire truck crashes in Northolt

The fire truck was on its way to a car fire before crashing and injuring two on board

Zac Goldsmith makes HS2 tunnel vow after meeting Hillingdon residents

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The Conservative Mayoral candidate promises to put pressure on the government, ensuring HS2 is tunnelled under Hillingdon

Video reveals how tax returns of Boris, Cameron, Osborne and Corbyn compare

Here's how the Uxbridge and South Ruislip MP's tax return compared to others - who paid the most last year?

Hughie Dixon's Live Music Round-Up: 'Every day's a school day when Dave Nachmanoff's in town'

Hayes FM DJ Hughie Dixon's tips on live music you can see in the Hillingdon borough this weekend

Boris Johnson rakes in £600,000 from FOUR jobs, tax returns reveal

Mayoral responsibilities aside, take a look at how much Boris Johnson takes home for other events and jobs

'Shock' as thief takes 'substantial amount of money' from Ruislip hospice charity shop

The thief targeted the Ruislip branch of a Michael Sobell Hospice charity shop, which provides care for patients with terminal illnesses


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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