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Friday bus strike called off - but Monday's is still on

Bus strikes across the Capital have been cancelled on Friday but will still go ahead Monday, and we have details of services affected.

Man dies and another arrested after assault in Hillingdon

Police and forensics in Hillingdon after a fatal assault
A man in his fifties has been arrested after incident in Ryefield Avenue, Hillingdon

Shoppers queue out the door at opening of new TK Maxx

The discount fashion store has created 50 jobs in South Ruislip

Significant improvement secures Good Ofsted rating at Hayes primary school

Pupil achievement at Belmore Primary has significantly improved since it became an academy in 2012

Cream drummer Ginger Baker's dining room table up for auction in Ruislip

Oak farmhouse table once belonging to musician Ginger Baker goes under the hammer this month

Uxbridge in Pictures

Sarla Gopaldas and Lyndon Matroos of Specsavers

Specsavers celebrating 20 years in Wembley with day of activities and fun

Specsavers in Wembley will be holding a day of celebrations to mark their store's 20th anniversary.

Charity open mic night in Isleworth this Saturday

Soul Free open mic night at Thistleworth Tennis Club is being held in aid of music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins

Harrow's Under One Sky 2014 music schedule revealed

Check out our list for the all events for Sunday's Under One Sky 2014

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

Hillingdon wheelchair tennis trio impress at British open

Career firsts for Lapthorne and McCarroll, as Whiley gains one title but misses out on another

In pictures: Community out in force to support independent shop owners

Neighbours join traders at Independents' Day street party in Northwood Hills

'You're to blame'. Observer columnist takes a swipe at Uxbridge and South Ruislip for saying 'yes' to Boris

“Blame them for eschewing the opportunity to select sensibly, for their locality, and instead behaving like stoned students up for a rag-day laugh."

Media scrum greets Boris in Ruislip as he bids to be MP

Boris arrives to meet the waiting media, with wife Marina
Mayor of London Boris Johnson is Ruislip tonight appealing for the votes of Tory party members to be selected as their candidate in next year's general election.

Hillingdon nurse helps to give premature babies a chance at life

“These babies are born with a huge disadvantage so the team put everything we can into helping them. They are fighters, so we fight for them.”

Assault in Uxbridge: Man attacked with blunt instrument

A 43-year-old man was taken to hospital after altercation with three other men

Man suffers head injury in early morning collision in Harlington

fire engine
One person was taken to hospital after a traffic accident in Harlington this morning (Wednesday, August 20).

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
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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
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