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Ealing's iconic Town Hall could become hotel and flats under radical cost-cutting council plan

Ealing Council has said it is looking at options to redevelop the centre while cutting costs

Woman was comatose after 'brutal unprovoked assault' in Feltham

A 42-year-old suffered serious head injuries and was in an induced coma following serious assault on Feltham High Street

Police appeal after man is dragged by car in 'road rage' incident in Wembley

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A 46 year-old man was dragged along the road and spat at by a motorist after an argument occurred in Wembley.

Dogs seized and man arrested after attack in Hanwell

Two weeks after the attack, in which a popular local cat was killed by two unleashed dogs being walked down a quiet residential street, an arrest and seizure order have finally been executed.

Woman killed by falling tree was Filipino housekeeper from Ladbroke Grove

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A Portugese builder badly injured by a tree in nearby Eaton Square has also been named as Carlo Silva, 30

Crime

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BREAKING: Man charged over Windsor Street incident that left man in critical condition

Four other men arrested between Friday, October 17 and Monday, October 20 have all been granted police bail until November while investigations continue.

Woman who sold fake Olympic clothing during London 2012 hit with hefty sum

Yi Wang has had to pay more than £150,000 for selling counterfeit Olympic goods and for making money from criminal means

Another 'beds in sheds' building bites the dust in Hayes

Owner had already been ordered to pay £6,500 for failing to comply with an enforcement notice relating to the building

Tesco still going ahead with plan to build at Hillingdon Circus despite plummeting shares

And supermarket rival Morrisons has confirmed it is no longer looking to move in across the road after Tesco was given the green light

Dragon's Den star Hilary Devey leads hunt for Hounslow's top business people

The ex-Dragons' Den star is on the judging panel for Pitman Training's SuperAchievers awards

Hounslow market back, with a couple of familiar faces

Two of the traders kicked out to make way for the old food market are back among what will eventually be 24 stalls either side of Bell Road

Meet the UK's fittest great-grandfather who has just turned 100 years-old

Britain's oldest gym buff Sam Heggessey from Ickenham got a personal message from Sir Richard Branson at his Virgin Active gym as he celebrated his 100th birthday

Four young ballet dancers from Harrow to star in Swan Lake

Lucy Gordon, 13, Megan Hondius, 13, Tamara Katerinchuk, 15, and Martha Wrench, 15, attend The Van Niekerk Academy of Dance in Stanmore and will perform in the touring English Youth Ballet production

Funding cuts posing 'real and serious' threat to future of Kew Gardens

If funding cuts continue we stand to lose far more than just 'a theme park with flowers' warn unions and politicians.

More than 250 jobs could go as Hounslow Council plans to slash spending by £35.1 million

Less money for library books, fewer public recycling sites and shorter opening hours at the Civic Centre are among the planned savings measures

Education

Parents warned as application deadline looms

Council school admissions team is encouraging parents to apply for more than one school and that they should consider local schools as well as others further away.

Pupils in Heston don blindfolds to mark World Sight Day

Students at Westbrook Primary School played football and hockey wearing the masks to help them understand the challenges facing blind and visually impaired people
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Alvin Stardust dies: Glam rock singer dies aged 72 after short cancer battle

Stardust had recently been diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer and died at home with his family around him

Top tips on how to stay healthy as the weather gets colder

Allergic to autumn? If you're suffering with sniffles it might not be a cold

Videos & Photos

'Botany Geek' wins plaudits for his highly persuasive arguments at cuts meeting.

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"Alice was so spirited, so present, so vital and so full of promise."

Funding cuts posing 'real and serious' threat to future of Kew Gardens

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