Its been another busy week of news for getwestlondon.

There's the controversial RAF Northolt plans which everyone has had an opinion on, as well as the huge fire in Wembley and some crime.

Here are the most read stories this week.

Huge fire at industrial estate in Wembley

A raging fire at a major industrial estate in Wembley saw fire crews battle with flames through one of the coldest nights.

Around 120 firefighters attended the blaze on Magnet Road, near East Lane, on Monday (January 23) evening.

Footage shows

Video thumbnail, Close up of the Wembley industrial unit as blaze continues
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Close up of the Wembley industrial unit as blaze continues
East Lane was facing road closures following the fire

The fire was still being put out on Tuesday (January 24) morning and road closures were in place until Wednesday.

The ground floor, first floor and the roof of a range of two storey units were affected.

Businesses on the estate have suffered a major blow in the aftermath of the blaze, some losing thousands of pounds of equipment.

Proposal to close RAF Northolt base

Video thumbnail, Hillingdon Council vows to oppose building 20,000 homes at RAF Northolt
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Hillingdon Council vows to oppose building 20,000 homes at RAF Northolt

Plans have been submitted for the historic RAF Northolt site to close to make way for 20,000 homes.

The idea was put in by Ealing council as the 100-year-old station “serves no real strategic importance” and the land could instead be developed for housing.

Plans have surfaced to close the historic base to make way for housing

In response to Hillingdon leader councillor ray Puddifoot said: “Whilst I do appreciate living in Hillingdon would look very attractive to those living in other London boroughs, that would not be the case if we got involved with massive over-developments of this kind.

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Ealing Council suggest building 20,000 homes at RAF Northolt

However their views are not shared by many as there has been a huge response from getwestlondon readers citing fears over traffic and strain on health care.

Eastcote dessert shop humour thieves after burglary

Dessertful in Field End Road was targeted by thieves in a chilling burglary

The owner of an ice cream shop in Eastcote humoured the thieves that burgled the shop to free dessert if they came back during opening hours.

Dessertful in Field End Road had cash stolen from its tills overnight on Thursday (January 19).

In the aftermath of the incident, a few days later the owner Irfan Bachoo responded with a sign on the shop window offering free ice cream to the culprits.

He also warned that money is now removed from the tills and what they had taken could be kept "as charity from Dessertful."

Unfortunately there was no CCTV in the store and no fingerprints were left at the scene.

Car ploughs through hotel window in Hounslow

A car drives through a glass window into The Continental Hotel in Hounslow

Shocking images taken by local businessman Mani Khan show the moment a car drove straight through the window of a hotel in Hounslow.

The incident struck The Contiental Hotel on Lampton Road, just before 9.30am on Tuesday (January 24).

The driver of the car was freed from the vehicle and taken to hospital for his injuries.

Golds Gym located next door in the same building remain unscathed.

Teen found guilty of Fola Orebiyi murder in Notting Hill

A teenage boy has been found guilty of the murder of Folajimi Orebiyi in Notting Hill .

The victim known as Fola was aged 17 when he was ambushed and stabbed in the neck and back on Portobello Road on July 3, 2016, in a long running dispute.

Two youths, who cannot be named for legal reasons, have been on trial .

Folajimi Orebiyi, 17, who died in Notting Hill after being stabbed

The younger 15-year-old defendant was convicted of murder by a jury, on Tuesday (January 24).

He will be sentenced on February 10.

The second 17-year-old defendant accused of encouraging the 15-year-old to carry out the attack, was acquitted.

Fola’s family wept in court as the verdicts were delivered.

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