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Proposed Tesco tower is FIVE times the maximum recommended height

A 21-storey residential tower planned for Hounslow town centre hugely exceeds the council's guidelines, it has emerged

Check out plans for 118 new homes in Heston

You can learn more about proposals for 118 homes on an old fairground site off New Heston Road at an exhibition on Tuesday, April 29

Sir John Randall is delighted Ruislip Manor will finally get a bank in the high street

The South Ruislip MP has welcomed a Post Office initiative to introduce much needed bank facilities

Snakes and Ladders play centre refurb on course

Much loved attraction due to reopen in the summer

Eddie Izzard to meet shoppers in Hounslow tomorrow

The comedian and film star will join Labour councillor Ruth Cadbury in Hounslow High Street from 12.30pm to show his support for the party

Crime

Banned insecticide was used to poison five dogs in Brent

Police and the RSPCA have renewed their warnings to the public, as the person responsible for poisoning five dogs - two of which died - remains at large

Man arrested on suspicion of exposing himself on trains

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A 21-year-old, of Hounslow, was arrested yesterday on suspicion of two counts of exposure on board trains in Hounslow and Chiswick

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

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The electricity had been bypassed to allow unmetered use of the large amounts of power needed to grow the plants
The West Collection in Fulham, by London Square

Demand for Fulham townhouses grows despite price tag

Developer London Square is selling 11 townhouses with a starting price of close to £4million as the property market hots up locally

Awards for Ealing grandmother who became oldest woman to sail solo around the world

Jeanne Socrates was presented with the Cruising Club of America’s Blue Water Medal
The plaudits continue for 71-year-old Jeanne Socrates who has picked up an award in the US in recognition of her achievement in circumnavigating the globe solo

Latest figures show London house prices up by an average £11k in March

A young couple study homes in an estate agents' window
The latest House Asking Price Index produced by estate agents Rightmove reveals that the price of new properties coming on to the market is now at an all time high, with outer London boroughs now surging

News in Pictures

Richard Ingrey ran in the marathon for Diabetes UK

West Middlesex staff test their stamina for good causes

One West Mid staff member has run in the London Marathon and the other is taking part in the Tough Mudder Challenge.

Aids charity urges political parties to tackle HIV ahead of council elections

The National Aids Trust has called on election candidates to pledge to support HIV prevention and support services
MP Mary Macleod at West Thames College

Mary Macleod MP: Jobless numbers are falling, but still more to do

Mary Macleod, Conservative MP for Brentford & Isleworth, discusses the West London jobs fair in her latest column

Seema Malhotra MP: Budget has failed to tackle the rising cost of living

Seema Malhotra with Labour leader Ed Miliband
Labour would freeze energy prices, expand free childcare and cut taxes for small firms, says Feltham & Heston MP, Seema Malhotra , in her latest column

Education

Polish Saturday school due to open in Hounslow

Mum-of-two setting up school because she says there are too few facilities for Hounslow's estimated 9,000 Poles

Rugby chiefs throw lifeline to threatened homework club

The Rugby Football Union donates £1,000 to a homework club on Isleworth's Ivybridge estate after an appeal by MP Mary Macleod, but more help is desperately needed
Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria

Pistorius trial to take a further break until early May

Judge Thokozile Masipa approves request from chief prosecutor, which was supported by the defence

Oscar Pistorius takes stand to give evidence in murder trial

Oscar Pistorius weeps as he listens to evidence by a pathologist in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 7, 2014.
Olympic athlete apologises to family of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

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