Fruit and veg cigarette smuggling ring squashed and gang members jailed

The trio smuggled more than 14m cigarettes into the UK inside boxes of fruit and vegetables

'Shock' at sudden death at Brunel University halls of residence

An eyewitness described the "shock" of seeing ambulance crews and police on the university campus in Uxbridge

RSPB's Big Birdhouse Tour comes to Uxbridge

See special celebrity-designed birdhouses as well as raising awareness of a great cause at the Big Birdhouse Tour coming to Uxbridge

National Hot Dog Day: 8 of the best hot dog restaurants in west London

Forget awful fairground-style hot dogs, London now offers a selection of delicious gourmet sausages! Where will you go for National Hot Dog Day?

Uxbridge Stagecoach showcase 'unprecedented sell-out'

Stagecoach Theatre Arts Uxbridge wow Hillingdon with an "unprecedented sell-out" of its2015 Showcase

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Olympia London: What's on this summer

Take a look at Kensington Olympia's jam-packed events list to plan what you'll be attending throughout the year 

Heidi and Spencer Pratt to star in new series of Made In Chelsea

The Celebrity Big Brother villains are expected to feature in the new series of the E4 reality show when it returns this summer

Prudential RideLondon: Best places to watch the races

Here are the best places to watch the famous RideLondon races on August 1 and 2

Jordanne Whiley and Andy Lapthorne book Nottingham semis

Hillingdon duo star at British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships with victories

Hillingdon duo through to last eight at British Wheelchair Open Championships

Jordanne Whiley and Andy Lapthorne book their knockout places in Nottingham

Hillingdon weightlifters grab gold at London Youth Games

Borough share lifting honours with Ealing and won silver in female table tennis, female football and netball

Hillingdon residents 'devastated' at HS2 tunnel extension rejection

Petitioners will continue their fight against HS2 but concerns grow for Hillingdon's Outdoor Activity Centre in Harefield

Cash injection will preserve Uxbridge's wartime bunker for future generations

Jerry Scanlon, Steve Pendlebury, Churchill impersonator Derek Herbert, Bob Jefferies
Boris Johnson and Hillingdon Council are among those overjoyed by a £1m pledge of Government money to restore Uxbridge's historic Battle of Britain bunker

Business breakfast to kick off inaugural Hillingdon Expo

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Hillingdon Council chief executive Fran Beasley will speak at the breakfast event

Do you know this man? Police investigating murder of Redwan El-Ghaidouni say he could hold key information

Officers have also arrested a man in connection with the dad-of-three's killing in Hillingdon this year

Hillingdon Hospital says 'no' to 'much-needed' car park

A spokesman for the hospital said: "The costs to build the car park deck are now significantly greater than originally envisaged"

Hillingdon Hospital vows to clean up its act

Hillingdon Hospital has 'strengthened' cleaning services since failures on 2014 assessment


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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