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Poorly dad walks daughter down the aisle thanks to Harefield Hospital

A HAREFIELD Hospital heart failure patient was able to walk his daughter down the aisle after becoming the first person to be fitted with a machine which helps the heart pump.

Canal aqueduct gets a makeover as part of dredging works

The Canal and River Trust has spent £7,000 restoring the short viaduct that carries the canal over Fray's River

Central line strike will cause delays on Friday

An overwhelming 90 per cent of union members are backing the strike

Apprentice learns while he earns at the university of coffee

University is not for everyone and James Cadwell is proving you can learn a lot on the job.

LOOK: Jousting display at Ruislip Manor Medieval Festival

See our gallery and re-live the exciting jousting display at the borough's annual Medieval festival

Uxbridge in Pictures

Notting Hill Carnival: The best bars, soundsystems and after-parties

With so much to do at Carnival getwestlondon takes the worry out of which bars, soundsystems and after-parties to go to this weekend.

Notting Hill Carnival: Residents to get free clean-up

Neighbours living along the route in Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster can sign up to get their gardens and basement areas cleaned for free after the Carnival.

That's the way to do it: Punch and Judy show delights crowds at Hounslow's Treaty Centre

Youngsters were enthralled by the traditional puppet show at the shopping centre yesterday

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

Polls show the Boris factor would make it a landslide if he stood in Uxbridge and South Ruislip

Polling activity in the constituency appears to have stepped up in recent days

'An apology is not enough. We want compensation!' Pensioner couple pursues council over parking ticket

William Hitchings, 87 and his 88-year-old wife, Joyce, say they deserve compensation for stress of fighting parking fine

Pub pays the price for its fly-posting spree

Fly-posting is often put up at busy road junctions, blocking the view for drivers and causing distractions
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Man suffers head injury in early morning collision in Harlington

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

England World Cup rugby star pays tribute to her Hillingdon school

Player was back in action five months after emergency caesarean at Hillingdon Hospital

Two taken to hospital following Hillingdon car crash

Three cars were involved in a crash near Hillingdon Circus this afternoon which is causing heavy traffic


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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