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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

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.

Ealing pair jailed for involvement in theft of over 500 bikes from train stations

The two men from Ealing and an accomplice from Brent have been jailed for stealing thousands of pounds worth of bikes from train stations.

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

News in Pictures

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

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

About 200 workers protest outside West Middlesex Hospital during NHS strike over pay

Union leader says no patients were put at risk and thanks members of the public for their support

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
Concerns have been raised by dementia patient groups

Morning news headlines: Dementia fears; high cost of foreign criminals; Clegg targets teacher workload

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