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BREAKING: Dawley Road in Hayes closed due to "police incident"

A long stretch of Dawley Road has been taped off, causing major tailbacks in the surrounding area

New charity project produces more than just music

A charity that provides vocational training for children who are struggling in the classroom has launched new music production lessons. Zoe Drewett spoke to the leader of the BEATZ course...

Harlington sports teacher nominated in for Gazette Local Heroes award

Shenaz Mahomed has worked tirelessly supporting sport at Harlington School, and her dedication has now been recognised with an Uxbridge Gazette Local Heroes nomination.

Man dies after falling from building in Uxbridge

Air ambulance and paramedics rushed to scene but victim died of cardiac arrest

Hillingdon scouts prepare for Saint George's Day parade

As David Cameron says St George's Day has been overlooked for too long, Hillingdon scout groups plan a family centred celebration

Uxbridge in Pictures

Food for thought: Lunch leads to love in an enchanting film at Watermans in Brentford

An enchanting and award winning film about the power of food and love will be screened at the Watermans Centre in Brentford until April 30

M&S staff to clear litter along Grand Union Canal

Marks & Spencers is sending its staff out for two days next week to clean up a stretch of the Grand Union Canal.

Watch: Fun and games as Pinner celebrates St George's Day

Hundreds of families and friends gathered to enjoy the annual celebrations of St George's Day in Pinner.  
Chelsea Ladies midfielder Katie Chapman

Chelsea midfielder Katie Chapman determined to prove herself

Katie Chapman has won the lot at Arsenal but Chelsea’s new midfielder admits she wants to prove herself all over again in the newly-expanded Women’s Super League, writes Chris Bailey

Photo-gallery: 'Fantastic event' as Hillingdon Half Marathon returns after decade absence

After a 10-year absence, the Hillingdon Half Marathon raced back under sunny skies on Sunday

Bedfont keeper switches to outfield hero

Ross swaps gloves for shooting boots and marks his debut with crucial goal

Harefield village green playground nearly finished

The long-awaited children’s play area at Harefield village green is almost complete after a delay

Fears over plan to convert Hayes office block into flats

Hayes figurehead David Brough believes that the town centre is already "under pressure" from new residential developments, and 'prior approval' plans add fuel to the fire

Friends group worked up over change of work-out site

A Friends group were excited at the idea of free outdoor gym equipment at Ruislip Lido, but expected it in a different location

Things to see and do this weekend

Get out and enjoy the great outdoors this weekend. Read on to find out what's happening in Hillingdon.

Local Heroes: Outgoing charity chief leaving behind a strong legacy

Claire Thomas, chief executive at Hillingdon Carers, leaves the charity at the end of March after making great strides in the past seven years

Private ambulances at Hillingdon Hospital putting a strain on A&E

Around one in ten ambulances that arrive at Hillingdon Hospital with patients are private, and they can cause difficulties because there is no warning telling doctors that they are en route


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
Greenford, Northolt and Perivale Reporter
Hannah Bewley
Reporter, Wembley Observer
Paul Bishop
Sports Editor
Caitlin Black
Reporter, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Poppy Bradbury
White City, Shepherd’s Bush and Westminster Reporter
Alix Culbertson
Hammersmith, Chiswick and Brentford Reporter
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston, Cranford and Whitton Reporter
Zoe Drewett
Reporter, Uxbridge Gazette
James Gates
Southall, Hanwell and West Ealing Reporter
Jack Griffith
Senior Reporter, Uxbridge Gazette
Jane Harrison
Community Reporter, Ealing Borough
Alan Hayes
News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Kensington and Chelsea Reporter and Fulham and Parsons Green Reporter
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth Reporter
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Reporter, Uxbridge Gazette
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Reporter, Harrow Observer
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Yann Tear
Sports Reporter
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter