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Teenager found safe and well following police appeal

Jayda Richardson-Madahar, 15, went missing from her Southall home nearly a week ago

Disney and Justin Bieber toys amongst those seized in raid on counterfeit wholesaler

Toys Warehouse UK Ltd was convicted of unauthorised use of a trademark and possessing unsafe goods

Beautiful Jessie (and her rabbit) need a new home

Poor Jessie was abandoned, unloved, hungry and alone. Now she's hoping to find a new loving home

Cllr Gary Malcolm: Ealing school pupils getting a better deal thanks to the Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrats in Government are making a difference in schools in Ealing, says local Lib Dem leader Councillor Gary Malcolm in his latest column.

Missing teenage girl in police appeal

Jayda Richardson-Madahar, 15, was last seen at her Southall home on Wednesday (February 25)

Jail for thug who assaulted 'friend' and threatened to attack his family

Satpal Jassal attacked his victim with a baseball bat before telling him his family would be next if he didn't hand over his life-savings, court told

'Saving anthropology A-levels could help prevent home-grown terrorists'

Tomislav Maric, who teaches anthropology at Heston Community School, is backing a national campaign to prevent it being axed as an A-level subject

Tory MP refutes claims of being 'embroiled in controversial donations'

Labour candidate for Angie Bray’s Ealing Central and Acton seat, Rupa Huq, has accused her rival of accepting a £10,000 donation from a firm which has since been accused of tax evasion

Investment paves way for nearly 13,000 new homes across west London

Southall, Harrow and Wealdstone, and Hounslow are among the first new 'housing zones' announced by Boris Johnson

Millions to be invested in extra primary school places for Acton and Southall

Ealing Council's cabinet agreed to help ease pressures on local schools by expanding schools and building new facilities

School governor recruitment drive event in Ealing

Volunteers who want to give something back to their community can find out more at an upcoming event

Judge Dredd artist and Hanwell resident Brett Ewins dies

The troubled 59-year-old was regarded as one of the greats in the world of graphic novels

Dead pigeons dumped in boxes in Southall alleyway - WARNING: Graphic content

RSCPA appeal for information after 16 pigeons were found beaten to death at the entrance of a west London park

Investigation uncovers criminal gangs distilling potentially lethal alcohol in Southall

The BBC Inside Out London programme infiltrated two groups, one of which was targeting rough sleepers and illegal immigrants with unregulated alcohol

'Silence Kills' domestic abuse campaign launched by police and college students

Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College (EHWLC) students and Ealing Police, are spear heading the new campaign which aims to empower victims to seek help.

Southall bank advisor convicted of stealing £123,000

Aniysah Ali, 25, from Southall was found guilty alongside her then-fiancé and an accomplice of stealing £122,942 and trying to steal a further £114,349

Feltham burglar jailed after being caught as he boarded plane to flee country

Tajinderpal Singh, from Southall, who stole thousands of pounds from his employer was caught seconds before he boarded a plane to Delhi on a one-way ticket

Burst water main floods area the size of TWO football pitches in Northolt

Burst water main to blame for flooding of an area in Northolt the size of two football pitches

Uxbridge shooting: Southall FC supports mourning partner of victim

Murder victim Redwan El-Ghaidouni's partner, Samantha Tait, is mourning the loss of the father of her children and said she was "numb with pain" following his death

Manjinder Bains found this lost Labrador at the roadside in Hayes.

Dog rescuer 'overwhelmed' by thanks and kindness after rescuing pet

"I am touched by your kindness and simple humanity" - man who rescued dog is inundated with letters of thanks and well wishes

Southall’s Panjabi Centre secures Heritage Lottery grant

The grant is for a project called ‘Phulkari, the Art of Embroidery’ which aims to remind people of their heritage and preserve the vanishing art of this traditional embroidery work, known as Phulkari. 

Police hunt for men in connection with 'violent' crimes

Officers have released images of eight people they have been trying to locate and are calling on the public to help them with their investigations.

Students from all over Ealing awarded for positive contributions to society

A Jack Petchy Foundation Achievement Award was given to 93 youngsters from the borough

Nutella headquarters moving to Greenford

Ferrero will be taking over the Grade II listed Glaxo House which had been the global manufacturing and operations HQ for Glaxosmithkline (GSK) since the 1980s

Hounslow women's group Trinjan raises nearly £2,600 for Dementia Concern

Members of the group, whose total was boosted by Barclays, have raised tens of thousands for charity since forming in 2004


Southall jihadist jailed for 17 years for terror offences

Imran Khawaja, 27, was jailed for a total of 17 years - with minimum term of eight - for a string of terror offences after the judge deemed him to pose a "significant risk to the public"

Southall 'poster boy' for terrorist group vulnerable to manipulation and radicalisation, court told

Imran Khawaja, 27, previously pleaded guilty to preparing acts of terrorism, attending a terrorist training camp, weapons training and possession of an article for terrorist purposes

Eleven illegal immigrants found in west London ‘beds in sheds’ clampdown

Officers arrested eight men who had overstayed their visas and entered the country illegally, and also spoke to three men who were immigration offenders but were not arrested

Burglars targeting vulnerable in Southall and Notholt

Ealing Council’s safer communities team discovered, through analysis of crime data over the past year, a marked increase in the number of distraction burglaries in Northolt and Southall

Pro-Heathrow campaigners descend on Parliament to say 'Yes' to expansion

Pro-Heathrow businesses, community groups and resident - some of whom live under the flight path - call on politicians to say yes to expansion


Southall has earned the nickname ‘Little India’ owing to its large Asian population but it is also a model example of different cultures, backgrounds and faiths co-existing together. With more investment in the area than ever before and a housing boom expected to coincide with the Crossrail project, Southall is on the rise.

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Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
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News Editor, West London
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Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
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Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Alix Culbertson
Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter