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Conte's got his work cut out, Uxbridge travellers and tragedy on the trains - A round-up of the top stories from the last week

From crime to football, here are all of the top read stories on getwestlondon from the last week

Most and least photographed areas in London on Instagram

Find out if west Londoners are too posh to post, as the number one most photographed area in London is revealed

Man in 40s stabbed in Wealdstone High Street

A man has been arrested following the incident on Saturday (August 6) afternoon

Dirty waste water for sewers stopped from getting into Wealdstone brook after THREE years of work

42 appliances, including sinks and toilets, were found to be emptying in the brook, which is a tributary of the River Brent

Wealdstone kebab shop owner banned from running food business after dead cockroaches and rat droppings found

Huseyin Gaygusuz, who ran Acropolis Steak and Kebab House on Wealdstone High Street, was also fined

Police chief praises bravery of officers in pursuing Harrow gunman

Watch borough commander Simon Ovens' message after his officers came under fire while making an unrelated arrest

Brigade issue demand after Harrow tumble dryer fire

It wants customers to easily find out if their white goods have been recalled following a fire in March, and six years after a faulty fridge freezer caused a fire which killed a dad in Wealdstone

The Kodak facility in Harrow was the firm's first facility outside the US

Fate of Kodak facility in Harrow decided as site set to be used for housing

The facility is to be scrapped to pave way for the 'Heart of Harrow', a new housing zone covering Harrow and Wealdstone

The mum of four said depression has been a major barrier in her life

Harrow woman talks about how depression took control of her life

The 42-year-old has released a book to highlight the taboo that still surrounds mental health and the effects it can have on people living a fulfilling life

New London Underground contract worth up to £2.5bn to build 250 new trains

New Tube London to benefit commuters on the Piccadilly, Bakerloo, Central and Waterloo & City lines by early 2020s

Warnings issued as floods possible across west London

A Met Office spokesperson confirmed there is a risk of 'local flooding' overnight on Saturday (January 9)

The budding business entrepreneurs raised over £1,500 for Harrow FoodBank

Kids on Harrow X16 programme get down to business while raising money for charity

The kids group raised £1,500 for Harrow FoodBank, after being taught how to create a business

Whitefriars School in Wealdstone

Primary school celebrates after being placed in top 100 schools in country

Whitefriars School was congratulated by the Schools Minister after being placed in the top 100 of 16,766 schools in the country

Radiate set up shop in one of the empty shops just last week

Harrow Council opens up empty shops for local businesses in Dragons' Den-style initiative

Akin to Dragons' Den, locals pitch their business ideas in an effort to be granted cheap retail space

Jailed: 35-year-old, Jamie Subryan

Man jailed for 'terrifying' knifepoint robberies

The 35-year-old robbed three people at knifepoint during one weekend

Peel House car park, the site where the new Harrow Civic Centre is planned to be built upon

Multi-million pound Harrow regeneration given council go-ahead

Harrow Council has given a multi-million pound regeneration in the borough the green light

Peel House car park, the site where the new Harrow Civic Centre is planned to be built upon

Historic regeneration plans launched in Harrow

Harrow Civic Centre is set to move to Wealdstone, with new communities to be built in the area

Map shows 16 stabbings in west London in just TWO months

We have compiled a map of recent knife crime in the area after a worrying spate of six stabbings in just five days

West London transport blighted by flooding from heavy downpours

Waterlogged roads cause delays and diversions to buses across west London with Harrow facing severe traffic

Jailed: Sahal Amin

Harrow man jailed after knife found in pants

"I am pleased that this dangerous individual has been taken off the streets"

Bowls: Ealing clubs to the power of four enjoy that winning feeling

West Ealing headed to nationals with news also from Brentham, Gunnersbury Park and Springfield

The scene at Palmerston Road, Wealdstone

Two treated for knife injuries after 'fight' in Wealdstone

Four arrested after Wealdstone fight in which two men are believed to have suffered stab wounds

CCTV appeal after man attacked while waiting for train

British Transport Police need your help to find the man they believe has information regarding the attack

Gerald Byrne was sentenced for two years and two months for possession and intent to supply Class A and B drugs

Harrow cannabis and methadone user jailed for two years

The 35-year-old was found with cannabis, methadone and almost £5,000 in cash in his possession

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Pensioner to climb Mount Everest day after turning 73

Saleem Akhtar, who celebrated his 69th birthday atop Mount Kilimanjaro, hopes to raise £10,000 for charity by completing the two-month trek - at the age of 73

Investment paves way for nearly 13,000 new homes across west London

Southall, Harrow and Wealdstone, and Hounslow are among the first new 'housing zones' announced by Boris Johnson

On the Beat: There is no escape from justice in this borough!

In his latest column Harrow Borough Commander Simon Ovens celebrates the news that his patch was again the safest borough in London.

Tributes paid to 101-year-old who campaigned to clear wronged soldiers' names

Gertrude Harris spent much of her life helping to clear the name of her father and 300 other WW1 soldiers wrongly shot for cowardice and desertion

London bus strikes: First of three planned walkouts on Thursday

Transport for London have urged Unite to call off "totally unnecessary" strike action planned during February


Wealdstone Tesco Express store on list of 43 due to be axed nationally

Tesco is poised to wield the axe at its store in Wealdstone as part of a nationwide closure programme.


Wealdstone is a largely working-class and recent immigrant district in Harrow.It is named after Weald Stone, a sarsen stone, formerly marking the boundary between the parishes of Harrow and Harrow Wealdstone.

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