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Ealing Council looking at how to stop travellers from invading borough's parks after spate of incidents

Council says it has recently improved procedures to move on travellers from sites including its parks

Abandoned cat in Southall could be Britain's oldest at the age of 27

Carers at the RSPCA Southall Cattery checked Banjo's microchip and were amazed to discover he is 27 years old

Brentford-Southall rail link remains on track, with new £1.8m investment planned

The new service would connect the Golden Mile along the A4 with the new Crossrail station at Southall

Travellers moved within 24 hours after taking over Norwood Green for SEVENTH time

Ealing council said its officers were able to move on the travellers within 24 hours of setting up camp

Fortnightly waste collections and new timetable: What to expect after Hounslow Council takes over refuse service this autumn

The council promises a 'seamless' transition on October 31, but many changes could be on the way in due course

Car fire on A312 The Parkway in Hayes causes traffic disruption

Drivers have been warned of slow-moving traffic between the Bulls Bridge and Ossie Garvin roundabouts

Woman rushed to hospital after house fire breaks out in South Ruislip

The blaze took 21 firefighters more than an hour to bring under control

18 litter louts end up paying £442 after trying to dodge Hounslow Council's £65 fine

A total of 18 people in Hounslow and Ealing who thought they could avoid a litter fine now face a much heftier charge

Police release images of man they wish to speak to after serious Southall car crash

One man has been already arrested after a Hyundai crashed into parked cars, but police want to trace another person

Shopkeeper who fended off knife-wielding robbers 'thought they were playing a joke'

HS Bains, who owns Everfresh Corner Shop in Southall, said he only realised it was a real robbery when one of the men tried to hold a knife to his throat

Helicopter search after shopkeeper fends off knife-wielding robbers in Southall using only a stool

Police said the men fled the store empty-handed, and remain at large despite a helicopter being deployed to search for them

Transformers filming in Syon Park, giant replica model of 17th century London and Southall tragedy - top stories this week

A fourth cash machine blown up in Hounslow and the different attitudes policing a Chelsea football match and the Notting Hill Carnival also feature in the round-up

Man trapped in car is freed by firefighters following Southall crash

Three men injured in car crash and police appeal for a fourth male who fled the scene at Iron Bridge in the early hours of Saturday (September 10)

Road closed after car crashes into a wall in Southall

Greenford Road closed southbound between Baird Avenue and Uxbridge Road while investigation works are carried out following early morning crash

New bus service and more buses on a number of west London routes

Bus users in Ealing, Harrow, Hillingdon and Brent to benefit from a boost in bus services

Person dies after being hit by train at Southall station

British Transport Police confirmed paramedics arrived at the scene but were unable to save the person

QPR chief reveals new start date for Warren Farm training ground

Rangers inch by inch are getting closer to a new 21st century training ground - but as Rs chief executive points out there is still a way to go

'We need the bank, not another café' – backlash over plans to convert Uxbridge NatWest to restaurant

The landlord of the High Street bank has been given planning consent to convert the building into a restaurant or café

Uxbridge teen acquitted of rape of a girl under 13 after no evidence offered

Another of the trio of defendants charged with rape was sentenced for a lesser charge, while the third will stand trial

Cash machine blown up, Victor Moses and iPods used in scam - most read stories this week

A crash that left a woman dead in Southall and a look into what could be turned gold in Hounslow were also among the most read

Eight-week closure for busy Southall road while engineers fix faulty pipe

A pipe in a Southall road stretching almost a mile requires repair due to corrosion - meaning engineers will need to be on site for nearly two months


Southall Crash: Female pedestrian dies after being hit by HGV

Uxbridge Road, The Broadway in Southall is closed both ways as police investigate the death

Southall crash: Serious collision causes Uxbridge Road closure

Uxbridge Road, The Broadway, is closed in both directions as emergency services arrive at the scene

GCSE results: Plenty of smiles in Ealing as students find out their grades

Move over A Levels, it's time for GCSEs! Here's how students from across Ealing got on

Get healthy and win prizes by taking on free fitness challenge in Hounslow and Ealing

Beat the Street will see contestants in the two boroughs compete to run, walk and cycle the farthest

Police from Hounslow appeal to reunite owners with stolen jewellery

Police have recovered around £500,000 of stolen jewellery in Hounslow, including wedding jewellery, and are looking to return the items to their owners

Man arrested following Fulham crash that killed young woman from Southall

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for three offences including on suspicion of death by dangerous driving

Memorial service to be held for late Hounslow councilllor

Sohan Sangha, who was a Cranford councillor, will be remembered at the gurdwara in Havelock Road, Southall

Southall food factory owner banned for life from running food business after mice and flies infestation

RS UK Food Ltd's sole director Mandakini Bhatt has been banned because her business was plagued by poor hygiene incidents

Fire breaks out on seventh floor of high rise flats in Hayes

The fire broke out in the early hours of Friday morning (August 19) and a man escaped the building before being treated for smoke inhalation


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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