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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 woman lives on £1 a day. Could you do it?

Making ends meet is part and parcel of university life, but one Brunel University student took frugal to a new level.

Video: Family share a song for Kerri to raise money for Cancer Research

The family of a much loved mum-of-one who died of cancer are sharing a moving video to help them raise funds in her name

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

Uxbridge in Pictures

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.  

Ruislip Operatic Society's Wiz is wonderful!

The first of Ruislip Operatic Society’s two shows of the year was fast-paced and expertly delivered

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory celebration at Kew Gardens

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory inspired fun at Kew Gardens
Mark Lundrigan visits Kew Gardens, where a sweet surprise is in store for visitors this Easter
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

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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

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