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Police officer arrested over 'bullets in locker' at Buckingham Palace

The Met has arrested one of its officers after ammunition was found in the locker of a police building within the grounds of The Queen's official residence.

Traders plead with Harrow Council to give struggling area a fairer deal on parking

A campaign for cheaper parking for North Harrow has been launched but motorists and traders fear “the damage has already been done”.

Swastika and racist slogans in Isleworth are condemned

This disturbing graffiti was seen today in Glen Walk, near Mogden Sewage Treatment Works

Breaking: Man armed with knife barricades himself in above Plough Inn pub in Ealing

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Police have surrounded the Plough Inn pub in Ealing amid reports of a man inside with a knife.

Girl, 16, missing from West Drayton

Police are appealing for information into the whereabouts of Coral Pollard

Crime

Swastika and racist slogans in Isleworth are condemned

This disturbing graffiti was seen today in Glen Walk, near Mogden Sewage Treatment Works

Man charged over assault in Uxbridge that left victim in critical condition

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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
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Government holding over 11,500 estates from people who died with no known relatives

Could you be entitled to any of the unclaimed estates that the Government is holding?

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

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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Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
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Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Uxbridge, Harefield, Northwood, Northwood Hills
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter