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Bm@il: Sex: it's less about birds and bees and more to do with frogs - and parrots

Experts/parrots still blame everything from sexually transmitted diseases to promiscuity, on too much, or too little, sex education at school.

Children cheer as new school building is officially opened in Northwood Hills

Harlyn Primary School has undergone a major expansion programme in the fight to create new school places

All set for an afternoon of Christmas fun at Uxbridge town centre parade

The parade, which will form up in The Pavilions shopping centre, on one side of the High Street, from 2.45pm , will wind its way down the High Street and come through the intu Uxbridge shopping centre on the opposite side before finishing outside the station.

Uxbridge pub to reopen following £150,000 makeover

The Slug and Lettuce has been closed for a week while new furnishings were being fitted.

Three men charged with terrorism offences following West London raids

The men, who are aged between 19 and 27 and live in Hayes, Hounslow and High Wycombe, are scheduled to appear at court today.

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Wider range of treatments at St Luke's Hospice's new £600,000 Woodgrange Centre

Patients can receive more flexible complimentary therapy and consultations thanks to Kenton-based charity's extension

All set for an afternoon of Christmas fun at Uxbridge town centre parade

The parade, which will form up in The Pavilions shopping centre, on one side of the High Street, from 2.45pm , will wind its way down the High Street and come through the intu Uxbridge shopping centre on the opposite side before finishing outside the station.

Festive markets, carol singing and giant flowers bringing Christmas cheer to Hounslow

Check out the line-up of Christmas events planned across the borough, beginning with this Saturday's lights switch-on in Hounslow High Street

Tigers grab injury-time equaliser to earn Leverstock point

Round-up of Saturday's action involving Spartan South Midlands League sides

FC Bridge new-boy bags a brace in President's Cup

Danny Bennell makes himself an instant hero with a double-blast

Gutsy Denham youngsters go the distance against Mole Valley

United Ladies U14s make it through extra-time to claim maiden victory

Children cheer as new school building is officially opened in Northwood Hills

Harlyn Primary School has undergone a major expansion programme in the fight to create new school places

Petition against plans to convert Uxbridge community hall into flats

The developer wants to build 49 apartments at the site of Fassnidge Memorial Hall in the town centre, currently used by an old people's group.

Listed Post Office building in West Drayton could become student flats

The application comes after plans to convert the 1930s property into shops were withdrawn.

Teenage girl taken to hospital after collision in Uxbridge

The girl, reported to be 17, was treated for minor injuries after a being hit by a car while walking in Bakers Road, Uxbridge

Former gymnast from Ruislip who retired with injury now helping others at Hillingdon Hospital

Candice Carter, 30, took up gymnastics aged five and competed with Great Britain's junior team before having to retire from the sport at 16.

Family of Hayes and Hanwell teacher pay tribute to 'proud lady'

Carola Lomasney, who was head of chemistry and physics at the former Townfield Secondary School in Hayes and also taught at Drayton Manor High School in Hanwell, died at Hillingdon Hospital, aged 94.

Uxbridge

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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Steve Bax
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Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Paul Bishop
Sports Editor
Caitlin Black
Pinner, Hatch End. Harrow Weald, Stanmore, Edgware, Queensbury and Kenton
Alix Culbertson
Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Zoe Drewett
Uxbridge, Ruislip, Eastcote, Hayes, Harlington & West Drayton
Alan Hayes
News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Uxbridge, Harefield, Northwood, Northwood Hills
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter