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B&Q ordered to pay £83,500 after worker crushed by forklift

A judge said the 'protection of the vehicle was given precedence over the safety of the employees'.

Staff and residents mark Pinner care home's second anniversary

Haven Residential Care Home celebrated the occasion with a tea party and birthday cake.

Elderly pedestrians taken to hospital after collision with car

The man and woman, both in their 80s, suffered head injuries – one remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Crossrail submits plans for improved West Drayton station

The plans include a new glass and steel extension and lifts providing step-free access to all platforms.

Hughie Dixon's live music round-up: Trampoline bounce back to The Crown and Treaty in Uxbridge

Trampoline will be at The Crown and Treaty on Oxford Road, Uxbridge this Friday.
Planning to let your hair down this weekend? Check out Hughie Dixon's latest round-up of live music in an around Hillingdon Borough.

Uxbridge in Pictures

Phil Hammond is a GP turned comedian.

Dr Phil Hammond's games to play with your doctor - coming soon to Beck Theatre in Hayes

It's your NHS - you decide! But before you vote in the General Election see Dr Phil Hammond's hilarious new show at the Beck Theatre in Hayes this March.

'Nigel Kennedy once pulled my hair': Acclaimed violist Tamsin Little on her career highlights and performing in Ealing

Violinist Tasmin Little OBE will perform with Ealing Youth Orchestra
Tasmin Little OBE, the leading international concert violinist who has performed 20 times at the BBC Proms, talks to Polly Manser about juggling her career with motherhood.

Audition to be in Concorde Players next musical production

Heathrow-based drama group search for people who can sing or dance and live or work locally to star in Lights Camera Action - a cabaret of the greatest movie songs

Amoah hits hat-trick as Brent U13s see off Hillingdon

First Compton Cup fixture of the new year proves to be an 11-goal thriller

Parker pops up to earn Wealdstone a point at Sutton

Skipper scores in second half as Stones continue unbeaten run in Conference South

Gymnasts heading to America after national success

Six HSG Swallows youngsters qualify for World Championship spot in California 

Crossrail submits plans for improved West Drayton station

The plans include a new glass and steel extension and lifts providing step-free access to all platforms.

MP 'appalled' by 'filthy' Hayes streets following recycling centre closure

Hillingdon Council has hit back at Hayes and Harlington MP John McDonnell, accusing him of talking 'absolute nonsense'.

South Ruislip Arla plan delays 'disappointing', says residents' group

Sid Jackson, vice chair of the South Ruislip Residents' Association, said the area needed facilities such as the planned cinema, supermarket and restaurants.
Concerns have been raised by dementia patient groups

A&E Crisis: GP surgeries opening at weekends to relieve A&E pressure

In the wake of lengthy A&E waiting times the NHS is urging people not to go to A&E if it is not absolutely necessary

Your chance to nominate Hillingdon hospital staff for award

The public is invited to nominate those who have gone the extra mile at either Hillingdon Hospital or Mount Vernon Hospital for an award.

Heart attack grandfather reunited with lifesaver nurse as police interview man over Tube row

Stephen Breed, 65, was unconscious during the ordeal and so never got the chance to meet and personally thank Polly Collins, his new 'friend for life'.


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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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