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Cannabis grower caught 'on the farm' in Northwood is jailed for eight months

The electricity had been bypassed to allow unmetered use of the large amounts of power needed to grow the plants

Hundreds call for CCTV in "burglary hotspot" neighbourhood

More than 700 people in the Pinkwell area of Hayes petition Hillingdon Council for cameras to deter drug dealers and burglars

Man who died in Longford street was airport chauffeur

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Chauffeur had been waiting to make pickup at Heathrow Airport when he collapsed

Dead body found in Longford street

A DEAD body was found in a street off Bath Road last night (Sunday), according to reports

View From The Balcony: So you think you know Uxbridge? A quiz for the hardcore.

A sideways look at life in Hillingdon from the beating heart of historic Windsor Street
Calvary starring Brendan Gleeson and Kelly Reilly

Film Review: Irish drama Calvary is incisive, thrilling and original

Brendan Gleeson is sublime as the widower priest with a murderous threat hanging over his head, writes getwestlondon film reviewer Tim Cooke

1,500 people to take part in mass exercise class at Alexandra Palace

Big Burn mass workout event at Alexandra Palace
Strictly star Darcey Bussell and the Ministry of Sound will whip up a 'festival atmosphere full of energy and fitness enthusiasm' say organisers.

Les Dennis stars in murder mystery thriller at Richmond Theatre

Les Dennis in a Perfect Murder
TV presenter and entertainer Les Dennis leads the cast of Perfect Murder, a stage adaption of a crime thriller by Peter James, a novelist who has sold over 15 million books.
Chelsea Ladies midfielder Katie Chapman

Chelsea midfielder Katie Chapman determined to prove herself

Katie Chapman has won the lot at Arsenal but Chelsea’s new midfielder admits she wants to prove herself all over again in the newly-expanded Women’s Super League, writes Chris Bailey

Photo-gallery: 'Fantastic event' as Hillingdon Half Marathon returns after decade absence

After a 10-year absence, the Hillingdon Half Marathon raced back under sunny skies on Sunday

Bedfont keeper switches to outfield hero

Ross swaps gloves for shooting boots and marks his debut with crucial goal

Hundreds call for CCTV in "burglary hotspot" neighbourhood

More than 700 people in the Pinkwell area of Hayes petition Hillingdon Council for cameras to deter drug dealers and burglars

Thieves steal tools from 'secret garden' used by cancer patients

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Cranford Park Friends have asked for donations after thieves broke in to the walled garden and stole spades, shovels and hoes

Police clean up canal bridge blighted by dealers

Officers collect 50 bags of rubbish as part of operation to rid secluded Grand Union Canal towpath stretch of "undesirables", and make it safer for cyclists and walkers

Things to see and do this weekend

Get out and enjoy the great outdoors this weekend. Read on to find out what's happening in Hillingdon.

Local Heroes: Outgoing charity chief leaving behind a strong legacy

Claire Thomas, chief executive at Hillingdon Carers, leaves the charity at the end of March after making great strides in the past seven years

Private ambulances at Hillingdon Hospital putting a strain on A&E

Around one in ten ambulances that arrive at Hillingdon Hospital with patients are private, and they can cause difficulties because there is no warning telling doctors that they are en route


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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