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Children learn history of school at 90th birthday celebration

St Helen’s College in Parkway, Hillingdon, is in its 90th year and children as young as three helped to mark the occasion during an action packed day of events

Arnis Zalkalns 'carried body of Alice Gross in a builder's bag as he tried to check into hostel'

A hostel worker believes the prime suspect in the murder of teenager Alice Gross may have been carrying her body in a builder's bag as he tried to get a room.

Funeral held for Yiewsley's 95-year-old war veteran Percy Alec McCormack

Mr McCormack served with the London Irish Rifles for six years in World War Two after signing up at the age of 18

Tesco still going ahead with plan to build at Hillingdon Circus despite plummeting shares

And supermarket rival Morrisons has confirmed it is no longer looking to move in across the road after Tesco was given the green light

Two arrested as man in 'critical' condition after serious assault in Uxbridge

Anyone with information is asked to call officers from Hillingdon CID on 020 8246 1413. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Uxbridge in Pictures

What's on in West London during the October half term

Check out our suggestions on where to take the kids on the school break next week

This week's films: Turtle-recall as heroes in a half shell return

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Picture credit: PA Photo/Paramount Pictures.
Thinking of going to the cinema this weekend? Our reviewer Graham Young gives his verdict on the latest releases, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles starring Megan Fox.

Film Review: Washington is compellingly efficient in The Equalizer

Graham Young reviews The Equalizer (15) starring Denzel Washington as Robert McCall.

West London duo prepare for Blind World Cup

Ealing and Hillingdon visually impaired cricketers out to conquer the world, writes Marios Papaloizou

England World Cup rugby star pays tribute to her Hillingdon school

Player was back in action five months after emergency caesarean at Hillingdon Hospital

Commonwealth Games: Silver medalist salutes Brunel influence

Decathlete Ashley Bryant believes his Uxbridge uni played a large part in his career

Tesco still going ahead with plan to build at Hillingdon Circus despite plummeting shares

And supermarket rival Morrisons has confirmed it is no longer looking to move in across the road after Tesco was given the green light

Multi-million pound South Ruislip Arla plan recommended for approval

A second smaller plan for the derelict former dairy site has satisfied planning officers - but will it get the green light from councillors?

In pictures: Duchess of Gloucester visits school children in Ickenham

The Duchess was joined by broadcaster and former pupil Sue Cook at the official opening of Glebe Primary School's new building
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Ebola drill helps hospital prepare for if the worst happened

The scenario involved an individual walking into the hospital in Pield Heath Road and presenting with flu-like symptoms, having recently returned from West Africa.

Watch: Today's strike by hundreds of west London NHS staff comes to an end

They will continue their protests this week by not working any unpaid overtime and taking breaks which they are entitled to

Hillingdon Hospital in 'absolute chaos' after being evacuated

The hospital was evacuated just before 10am this morning after a fire alarm went off.

Uxbridge

Uxbridge historically formed part of the parish of Hillingdon. As part of the suburban growth of London, it became a municipal borough in 1955. It is a significant retail and commercial centre with modern shopping centres, and is the location of Brunel University.

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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
Westminster, 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