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Around 100 people escape from burning block of flats above Asda store in Feltham

Firefighters contain damage to a five-room third floor flat above Asda supermarket in the town centre

Hounslow 'stands up to hate' as hundreds pay tribute at Jo Cox vigil

Hounslow mayor says tragedy should not scare politicians from standing up for residents

Timid twosome Pinky and Perky need Tabby lovers to offer new home

This week, animal columnist Marion Garnett tells the tale of shy siblings Pinky and Perky, only just five months old

Getwestlondon round-up: Your top five stories of the week

From flash flooding and thunderstorms to fighting at a funfair, here are the top five stories you were reading and sharing last week

Parents facing loss of Ealing's Heller House offered alternative care as far away as Croydon

Respite centre Heller House is expected to close in July and parents are concerned taking their children for care outside of Ealing will have an impact on them

Hounslow man jailed for planning Remembrance Day ISIS-style beheading

Nadir Syed was sentenced at the Old Bailey after planning to carry out a brutal murder similar to that of Fusilier Lee Rigby in 2013

Crowd gathers in Southall for Jo Cox vigil and pledges to 'Love Like Jo'

MP Virendra Sharma led a vigil on Wednesday (June 22) for murdered MP Jo Cox, on what would have been her birthday

Victoria train station delays as flash flooding hits west London

Weather experts say that the thunderstorms included 1,000 lightening strikes an hour throughout the night

Warning letters sent to kerb crawlers using notorious prostitution hot spot in Southall

New CCTV cameras are already helping police catch those looking for sex around Hayes Road

Southall man encouraged teenage girls into prostitution to 'make himself feel like James Bond'

Former RAF man Sesum Malik was spared jail after admitting a string of sex offences

Opponents slam 'desparate' NHS report that concludes Ealing Hospital maternity closure a success

An NHS report has claimed that closing the ward has seen improvements in maternity care - but not everyone agrees

Counselling for funeral service staff welcomed by Southall director who says 'wellbeing is neglected'

Funeral directors affected by stress, anxiety and trauma will benefit from new services, which have been welcomed by a director in Southall

Birthday honours: Queen hands BEM to sports coach Dave Chana who has given opportunities to west Londoners

Dave Chana has held a multitude of positions at sports clubs across west London and said he was chuffed by the honour


'Reckless' spending claims as cost of new waste service in Hounslow soars by £16.6m

Hounslow Council says investment will help improve refuse services and save money in longer term

Police ended efforts to find £250k Southall jewellery heist suspects after just ONE DAY

Police were called to Sorrento Express after the robbery but officers informed the owners they had closed the case the next morning

Caravan in Hanwell bursts into flames and damages nearby car

In the early hours of Thursday (June 9) the blaze destroyed the caravan in Townholm Crescent

Ealing woman given Point of Light Award by PM for organising running sessions for homeless

Nicola Miller was given the Point of Light Award after she founded A Mile in Her Shoes - helping homeless women through running

First phase of controversial Southall Gasworks homes approved - but less than a third will be affordable

Phase A will deliver 618 new homes in the former Southall Gasworks site but only 186 will be "designated affordable"

More than 6,000 solar panels to power Western International Market in Southall

Hounslow Council says it is the largest array of solar panels installed by any local authority in the UK


Hayes home 'severely damaged' in early morning blaze

Police are investigating a house fire on Fairdale Gardens, off Coldharbour Lane which took two hours to control

Ealing Hospital’s children’s ward closure confirmed at heated meeting

The 16-bed Charlie Chaplin ward will close on June 30, after an Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group meeting concluded it was safe to do so

Man punched in the face in 'disgraceful racist attack' on train to Southall

Police want to speak to the man pictured, who they believe may have information about the alleged assault

Hillingdon mum blogs her way to final of national awards after beating postnatal depression

Harps Kaur Bassan documented the highs and lows of becoming a mum in her blog 'Baby Brain Memoirs'

Juice the three-legged cat looking for home after RSPCA sees rise in animal road accidents

Animal columnist Marion Garnett meets Juice - one of four cats at this rescue centre found injured after probable road collisions

Firefighters evacuate 50 residents from Southall street during large garage blaze

London Fire Brigade had been tackling the fire in Park Avenue, Southall, since around 1pm

Cllr Dr Patricia Walker sworn in as the new Mayor of Ealing

The Labour Acton Central ward representative takes over from Cllr Harbhajan Kaur Dheer

Ealing Magistrates' Court

Rogue landlord in Southall fined £20,000 for renting house without permission

Ajmeet Singh, of Waverley Close, Hayes, pleaded guilty to managing an unlicensed house in multiple occupation (HMO) in The Green, Southall

Voting heats up in Ealing as tree fire provides spectacular backdrop at polling station

This was the scene voters at Copley Close Community Hall in Hanwell were met with on Thursday afternoon

Less than 1% of people who signed Ealing Hospital petition live in Ealing

The petition against changes at Ealing Hospital drew 100,229 signatures, but data shows that less than 1,000 of those who signed actually live in the borough

Rail passengers praised for patience after bank holiday disruption

Rail bosses have warned of further disruption over the next bank holiday weekend as preparations for Crossrail and other services continue


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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