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Election 2015: Ealing Southall

Voting will take place on May 7 - but who will claim the Ealing Southall seat?

Ealing Council approves Crossrail funding across borough

Cabinet approves £7.3m of funding on top of what the council has already identified for works in the borough

Fire damages warehouse in Uxbridge

Investigators are looking into the cause of the blaze in Arundel Road

Southall jobs fair for expert advice on work and apprenticeships

There will be representatives from Tesco, Barclays, Ultra Electronics and Vitabiotics, among other big companies

Four men jailed for brutal attack after man challenged their offensive behaviour

During the attack, the victim was punched in the head and slashed with a knife across the neck

Ex-khat users recognised at training awards

Golden Opportunity Youth Association (GOYA) is a registered charity based in Southall, that was founded in 2003 by a group of young people in Ealing

Southall store fined for selling knife to under-age test purchaser

Shop fined in court after selling knife to person aged under 18 as part of police and council operation to tackle knife crime

Cllr Gary Malcolm: Lib Dems are already making Ealing fairer

In his latest column Ealing Liberal Democrat leader, Councillor Gary Malcolm sets out his party's case ahead of the May 7 parliamentary elections.

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Two killed in separate west London bus crashes within 10 hours

A 44-year-old man was hit and killed by a bus in Southall just 10 hours before a 50-year-old woman was killed in a collision with a bus in Shepherd's Bush

Southall comes alive with colour as 10,000 Sikhs take to streets for Vaisakhi

Thousands flocked to Southall on Sunday for the annual Sikh Vaisakhi celebrations

Paramedic who rushed to help collapsed woman finds injured pigeon

The London Ambulance Service had egg on its face after a language barrier led its call handler to believe the "bird" in question was a woman

Thousands raised for charity after 220-mile cycle from Leeds to London

The group of ten men from Southall all lost their fathers to cancer and dementia and took on the cycling challenge to raise money for charity

Large number of vehicles being abandoned in west London

Make sure to remember where you parked, or you could find your car impounded or even destroyed

Virendra Sharma: Britain will pay heavy price if Labour doesn't win the election

Virendra Sharma, Labour parliamentary candidate for Ealing Southall, says the stakes are high for Britain at next month's general election.

Thousands of Sikhs to take to streets of Southall for religious procession

Thousands of Sikhs in Southall will be holding a religious procession from Park Avenue Gurdwara through the streets of the surrounding area in celebration of Vaisakhi

Uxbridge Magistrates' Court

Four people charged following brothel raids in Hounslow and Hillingdon

Three men and a woman from Southall and Hounslow appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court, where they were remanded in custody until April 20

Can you give sweet cat Alfie a new home?

This beautiful cat is Alfie and he's a little shy so we're introducing him to you to see if we can find him a home

Court

'Law flouting' pensioner sentenced after £23,000 benefit fraud

Taroo Singh Purewal, 73, failed to notify Ealing Council when his elderly tenant moved out and continued to claim the tenant's housing benefits

Man charged after police in Hounslow find two machetes

Mohammed Chaudry, of Southall, is due to appear in court on April 15

More than £1m to be spent on funding free childcare in Ealing

The investment will go towards creating more places at three locations across the borough

Police close brothel during prostitution crackdown in Hounslow and Hillingdon

Seven people were arrested following a series of raids across the two boroughs at properties believed to be connected to the sex trade

Cleared: Two men accused of Uxbridge dad manslaughter acquitted

Harkitan Singh Tiwana and Bikram Multani were acquitted following a two-week trial at the Old Bailey

Southall man sacked by Heathrow over 'racist' Facebook comments wins tribunal

Heathrow Airport failed to properly investigate whether a security guard it sacked was responsible for "offensive" comments defending Islam on his Facebook page, a judge said

Parents 'aghast' as school bans solar eclipse viewing due to 'religious and cultural' reasons

An Ealing Council spokeswoman confirmed the authority would not be investigating the matter

Brothel shut down after complaints from neighbours 'living in fear'

Court grants closure order of brothel in Clifton Road following complaints from neighbours over antisocial behaviour, drug misuse and prostitution

Boris Johnson invests in revitalising Ealing's high streets

The Mayor of London aims to "reinvent the way we use high streets" across the capital

Virendra Sharma MP: Axe about to fall on Ealing Maternity Unit?

Labour MP for Ealing Southall, Virendra Sharma, sets out the case for Ealing Hospital's maternity unit to stay open in his latest column.

Missing 12-year-old from Southall found safe and well

Ealing police officers thank media for their assistance after Yara Farhan is found

Police appeal to find missing 12-year-old girl from Southall

Yara Farhan was last seen on Friday March 13 at 7am in the Southall area

Southall Labour campaigns office opens to big support

MP Virendra Sharma’s campaign office was opened on March 1 in Southall

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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Will Ackermann
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Steve Bax
News Editor, West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Goolistan Cooper
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