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Conservative MP for Brentford & Isleworth, Mary Macleod

Brentford MP given little hope by bookies

Brentford & Isleworth MP Mary Macleod has a 73.8 per cent chance of being ousted next May, according to Ladbrokes. Read on to see how it rates your MP's chances.

£11million redevelopment of Southall to cause 'traffic chaos' in run up to Christmas

Southall Broadway with be closed westbound from July 28th to December as works are carried out to make the road safer for pedestrians.

Southall's North Primary School staff complaints under independent investigation

The governing body are working with Ealing Council  and members of staff after complaints at the school.

Diversity of Southall celebrated in new campaign

#SeeninSouthall campaign gains momentum on Instagram and Facebook

Devotees of the mosque praying at the mosque in Colham Mill Road, as seen in video released by the association.

Faiths unite to break bread together in first ever Southall Iftar

A community Iftar (breaking of the fast) is planned this Friday to unite different faith groups for the Ramadan festivities.

Pupil does skydive to raise cash for Great Ormond Street Hospital

A student at Greenford High made £1,500 for the hospital where she had open heart surgery

Drug den to be transformed by children's designs

West London children compete to create the best design ideas for a sensory garden to replace crime hotspot.

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Off-duty officer commended for saving toddler's life

Police Constable Sarah Evans stopped a little child from being hit by a HGV lorry in the Uxbridge Road

Ealing Broadway Station

Second train station fatality in a week

Paddington brought to a standstill after a man was hit by a train at Ealing Broadway Station on Wednesday, one week after a fatality at Southall Station.

Persistent fly-tippers fined £3,400

Council are committed to stamping out fly-tipping across Ealing

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Alex Henry family condemn joint enterprise law in BBC documentary

The documentary, Guilty by Association, also films interviews with murdered Ben Kinsella's family whose killers were brought to justice using the same law.

Man dies after 11th floor flat fire in Southall

Fire crews from Southall, Ealing, Northolt and Heston fire stations fought the blaze in the early hours of this morning.

Coach driver assaulted in Southall for 'poaching' passengers from rival firm

Inderjit Singh, of New Punjab Coaches, and his nephew Harsimran Sran, are both convicted of assaulting Balbir Singh Rai at a Southall petrol station

Dormers Wells High School waves goodbye to headteacher after almost four decades

New headteacher Ms Roisin Walsh will join the school in September.

School children set an example after Union Canal litter pick

The natural beauty of the waterside environment has been cleaned up by the Norwood Green Junior School pupils allowing the wildlife to flourish.

Education secretary praises Nishkam School, in Isleworth

Michael Gove says he was impressed by pupils and the standard of teaching during a visit to the multi-faith free school this morning

No affordable homes in Ealing for first-time buyers

Shelter's recent research shows only 86 affordable homes for sale in London; none of which are in Ealing

Counter-terror police raid 11 homes in west London

Another man has been arrested after counter-terror police raided eleven homes across West London yesterday as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected terrorist activity in Syria.

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Councillor speaks out after latest tragedy at Southall Station: 'Too many incidents like this'

A local councillor has expressed sadness and concern over the frequency of similar incidents occurring at the station

Ealing Conservative leader Councillor Greg Stafford

Cllr Greg Stafford: Labour's huge majority could be bad for democracy in Ealing

In his first column as Ealing Conservative leader Councillor Greg Stafford reflects on the outcome of the local elections and the challenges ahead.

Tug of war, taekwondo and family fun at Greenford Carnival

This year's Greenford Carnival in Ravenor Park celebrated Armed Forces Day

MP Virendra Sharma talks politics with Featherstone High School students

Ealing Southall MP Virendra Sharma said the view of cynics that young people are not interested in politics is far from accurate.

Hounslow Animal Welfare Society is looking after a litter of kittens

Animal Column: Caught in a trap - lucky for them!

Hounslow Animal Welfare Society's experienced trapper caught a pregnant feral cat, ensuring a safe start for her kittens, writes Marion Garnett .

Love Bug is in the air at the Hanwell Carnival

'Herbie' the Volkswagen Beetle from the Disney classic The Love Bug took part in this year's Hanwell Carnival procession, and the winners of our baby and toddler competition were revealed.

Ealing's notorious Tudor Rose and Tune Inn nightspots shut down by council

The Tune Inn in Acton and The Tudor Rose in Southall have had their licenses revoked by Ealing Council amid 'concerns for public safety'.

Devashish Shah, a 34-year-old Indian, of St Paul's Avenue, Harrow, was sentenced to two years and six months' imprisonment for his part in a west London visa scam racket updated

Jailed: West London immigration racket gang who ripped off Home Office with fraudulent visa applications

Co-defendants from Harrow, Kingsbury, Greenford, Southall and Hayes convicted of conspiring to defraud the Home Office

Prostitute caught soliciting at Southall hotspot is ordered to pay £100

A 24-year-old arrested in Hayes Road is given a conditional discharge, as a warrant is issued for the arrest of a second woman, who failed to appear at court on the same charge.

Ealing stars and students brought together for a collection of film and portraiture

Steve McQueen, Peter Crouch and Dusty Springfield are among the celebrities who have lived or worked in the borough and whose portraits are now on display at the National Portrait Gallery

Khat users could 'turn to alcohol' once herbal stimulant is made illegal next week

The herbal stimulant Khat is popular in the Somali community but is due to become a Class C Controlled Drug from June 24.

Queues at a Tesco petrol station updated

Tesco admits fuel error at Hayes petrol station

Petrol had been mistakenly loaded into the diesel tank but Tesco says only a 'small number' of drivers will have been affected.

Southall

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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Steve Bax
Digital Editor, Get West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Paul Bishop
Sports Editor
Caitlin Black
Pinner, Hatch End. Harrow Weald, Stanmore, Edgware, Queensbury and Kenton
Alix Culbertson
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Zoe Drewett
Uxbridge, Ruislip, Eastcote, Hayes, Harlington & West Drayton
Alan Hayes
News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Uxbridge, Harefield, Northwood, Northwood Hills
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter