Cannabis factory busted after Uxbridge flat fire

Hillingdon CID are investigating after a flat, filled with cannabis plants and cultivation equipment, caught fire

What's going on near you this week, including Jackson Live!

Find out what's going in your area this week for fun ideas of things to get up to, including the Netherlands National Circus and Jackson Live!

Figures show west London has dumbest learner drivers in Britain

The Uxbridge test centre only had a 42.8% pass rate for those taking theory tests

Elderly woman hospitalised after collision causes overturned car in Uxbridge

Police cordoned off the area where two cars were in collision on Cowley Road, as school children were in the area

West Drayton nursery nurse GUILTY of possessing indecent child images

55-year-old Mark Curl appeared in Uxbridge Magistrates Court faced with four counts of possession of indecent images of children

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Halloween: Must-watch horror films for adults and children

Take a look at some the top rated Halloween films for adults and children and give them a watch... If you dare!

Hughie Dixon's live music round-up: Nova Twins are 'raw and outrageously raucous'

Planning to let your hair down this weekend? Check out Hughie Dixon's latest round-up of live music in and around Hillingdon borough

Here's how you can watch Uranus LIVE in the night sky

Stargazers without a telescope don't have to be disappointed and can catch a glimpse of Uranus on a live broadcast on Tuesday night (October 13)

QPR midfielder and Aston Villa target goes out on loan - but is promised 'massive future' with Hoops

Rs Gladwin become a Robin again - temporarily

Ealing go head to head with local rivals Thames Valley Harriers at Middlesex Road Relays

The title of the race was the Middlesex Young Athletes Road Relays - but it soon became an all west London affair for the U17 girls.

Brentford legend's son is a world champion

Terry Evans' lad is taking taekwondo by storm

New technology will catch HGV drivers who breach weight restrictions

The latest unattended digital CCTV-based hosted system will catch HGV drivers in the act, even if their vehicle is not fully loaded

Hillingdon Council warns PM: Flightpath consultation must come before third runway decision

Hillingdon Council leader Ray Puddifoot wrote to David Cameron to highlight a series of flaws and omissions in the Airports Commission's final report on aviation capacity

Minicab drivers 'urinating in streets of Cranford'

Councillor claims problem has become worse in Hounslow following a crackdown by Hillingdon Council

Think twice before going to A&E: Hillingdon Hospital reports £1.7m wastage

The Hospital Trust says there were 11,200 people last year who could have used another NHS service instead of A&E

Brave dad who survived strokes caused by holes in heart raises thousands of pounds for Hillingdon Hospital

Ian Partridge discovered he had holes in his heart which he said affects one in six of the adult population

Ealing maternity closure has brought 'positives' to Hillingdon

"It's been a positive thing for us because we've been able to put services into place that we've never been able to do before"


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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