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The Bawtree Road ash tree

Hope for neighbours in Uxbridge as ash tree avoids the chop... for now

Hillingdon Council agree to explore recommendations put forward by people living in Bawtree Road

Nick Sherwood's family hope to build ‘Shers Stadium’ in his memory

Nick's mother, Heidi Sherwood, is appealing for people to make donations in his memory to go towards a football ground for his younger brother's youth team

Concern grows for missing man last seen on Valentine's Day

Mitchell Vincent, 24, has been missing from Uxbridge since February 14 and Missing People charity is concerned for his welfare

Save Our NHS protest to take place in Uxbridge over weekend

The protest has been organised by campaign group 38 Degrees and is calling for the health service to be protected from privatisation and cuts

Traditional French market comes to Uxbridge next week

The French Market will include food from around the continent, as well as art and fashion stalls

Uxbridge in Pictures

Allotment holder's homegrown comedy show coming to Harrow

Jo Stephenson and partner-in-laughs Dan Woods' horticultural-themed musical comedy has even earned them an appearance on Gardeners' World

Kensington hotel offers up its library for World Book Day

The Crowne Plaza Kensington in Cromwell Road will be opening up its library for people of all ages to enjoy reading for World Book Day on March 5

Solar eclipse 2015: Facts and myths behind the black-out

People are buzzing with excitement over the solar eclipse on March 20, so we've taken a look at the facts and myths behind the phenomenon
Jordanne Whiley

Uxbridge's Jordanne Whiley wins first singles title of 2015

Wheelchair tennis ace crowned ITF 2 USN Arena Bolton Indoor champion

Hillingdon badminton aces to fly the flag for the borough

St Helen’s School youngsters heading to London Youth Games

Hillingdon cricket youngsters make it through to prestigious final at the Lords

The young team will compete in the finals alongside seven other boroughs on March 1
The Bawtree Road ash tree

Hope for neighbours in Uxbridge as ash tree avoids the chop... for now

Hillingdon Council agree to explore recommendations put forward by people living in Bawtree Road

Closure order sees peace and quiet returned to Uxbridge street

Late night parties and groups of abusive and threatening men had made lives a misery for neighbours

Neighbours fight to save Uxbridge tree from chainsaw: 'We don't want to live in concrete jungle'

Residents have signed a petition in a bid to save a "beautiful" ash tree from being chopped down

Diabetes team at Hillingdon Hospital scoop prize for school clinics project

Hillingdon Hospital will spend its £50k prize money on extending the service it provides

Norovirus closes wards at Hillingdon Hospital

Bosses say a large number of patients are being admitted with the highly infectious virus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting

Agency nurses cost Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Trust extra £600,000 in three months

The trust was recently criticised in a Care Quality Commission report for its reliance on expensive agency staff and figures show a 2,067% increase in the agency nurse bill.


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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