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Hillingdon Hospital failings led to Uxbridge dad's suicide

The hospital has now accepted responsibility for the death of father-of-four Rory Magill, whose widow wants lessons to be learned from the tragedy

Stormtrooper invades intu Uxbridge to promote Star Wars competition

Prizes up for grabs include a family pass to see the Star Wars at Madame Tussauds exhibition and a toaster that burns Darth Vader’s face onto slices

Night flights at Heathrow COULD be scrapped with third runway

Airport chief John Holland-Kaye says it would consider ending night flights were it a requirement for getting a new runway

Uxbridge woman runs London Marathon for grandpa with Alzheimer's

The 26-year-old from Uxbridge is asking for support to raise money for Alzheimer's Research UK

Pub quiz: Test your knowledge of Uxbridge pubs

We've scoured pubs from Uxbridge, Ruislip, Eastcote and Harefield, how many have you visited?

Uxbridge in Pictures

Princess Charlotte: Eight great gift ideas for the royal baby in your life

Following the birth of the Royal baby, here's our top eight must-have gifts for your new arrival

Waiters in mad dash to get work experience at Michelin star restaurant

Students taking part in an earlier waiters race
Students will take part in a race across Hyde Park carrying a tray with glass and water to win the spot

Memoirs of a childhood clouded by poverty and domestic violence

Hounslow receptionist Tracy Peppiatt has dedicated her first book to her mother, whose love she says held the family together while she was growing up

Battling Ruislip Rangers 13s are League Cup winners

Rangers 13s were crowned Wycombe & South Bucks U13s League Cup champions after holding their nerve to beat Chalfont Saints Leopards on penalties.

Hillingdon Slipstreamers pair take podium places

Joe O’Brien, nine, and sister Bobbie, eight, achieved superb second-placed finishes in the opening round at Hetton, near Sunderland.

Hillingdon Swimming Club youngsters storm home with medals

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Members of Hillingdon Borough Elite Swim Team headed to Ponds Forge International Sports Centre for the Sheffield Premier Meet and then to Surrey Sports Park for the Guildford meet

Hillingdon councillor runs London Marathon - his 153rd - for local charity

The Yeading ward councillor, Jagjit Singh, hopes to raise £2,000 after his London Marathon efforts

Feeding pigeons could be banned in Hillingdon under 'bird-brained' law

Hillingdon Council also wants to prohibit using remote-controlled cars in open spaces and failing to leave any park by closing time, among other activities

Major blow for planned Arla development as judge agrees to review

The High Court has agreed to launch a judicial review of the planning process, meaning further delays and potentially even ending the project altogether

Hillingdon Hospital failings led to Uxbridge dad's suicide

The hospital has now accepted responsibility for the death of father-of-four Rory Magill, whose widow wants lessons to be learned from the tragedy

Supporters invited to funeral of brave toddler Oliver Joyce

Oliver Joyce's aunt, Amy, said of those who have donated money and shown support through Facebook: “They've made a very, very hard time a bit easier"

Tributes paid to brave Uxbridge toddler who died from rare 'brain-shrinking' illness

Three-year-old Oliver Joyce – one of only six children worldwide to be diagnosed with OPCA – died peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by his family


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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