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Violent robbery, Honey G and freezing weather: The top five stories you read this week

Here is getwestlondon 's weekly round-up of the top five stories which grabbed your attention in the week gone by

Here are getwestlondon's top five stories of the week

Our most read stories this week cover a variety of topics, from emergency incidents to brilliant TV.

This week's most read stories come in the form of a horrific violent robbery, a polar vortex sending freezing weather our way, a terrible burglary, a disgusting hygiene scandal in Ealing ASDA, and of course, Harrow's own Honey G.

Here are your top five stories of the week on getwestlondon.

Violent robbery in Uxbridge leaves woman with severe facial injuries

Philippa May was left with severe facial injuries after a violent robbery which occurred when she was walking along St John's Road in Uxbridge on Monday October 31 at 7.30pm.

The 43-year-old was attacked when she was walking from Uxbridge town centre.

Phillippa managed to seek help, making her way to her partner's house, where the police were alerted to the attack.

Police are investigating, and have asked for any witnesses or people with information to come forward.

X Factor's Honey G is determined to make it to the final

The most talked about contestant on X Factor, Honey G, made it through to another week of the show.

Real name Anna Gilford, who is from Harrow, is excited and hopeful about the competition, however mixed reactions on Twitter continued this week. Honey G said people need to "quit hating."

She told getwestlondon: "Since the competition my confidence has boosted quite a lot and I am now determined to make it to the final.

"I am having the time of my life and don't want it to end. I have my heart set on a record deal with SICO, a hit single, tours and more.

Trio jailed after 'callous' Hillingdon burglary

Three men have been jailed for carrying out a vicious burglary in Hillingdon which saw a mother and her son tied up in their home.

Daniel O'Brien, 30, of Webb's Road, Hayes, Roy Salisbury, 31, of no fixed abode and Charles O'Leary, 30, of Hesa Road, Hayes, were all sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court during a hearing where their crime was described as "awful" and "callous".

Met Office warning as polar vortex sends sub-zero temperatures to London

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The Met Office this week warned that snow is expected to arrive in the UK very soon; the advice is to be prepared for our coldest winter in years.

Temperatures around west London are set to plummet, as we experience freezing frosts. Weather experts have warned that we could face colder than average temperatures due to a weakening to the stratospheric polar.

Hygiene scandal costing £664,000 in fines for Ealing ASDA

Supermarket giant ASDA was fined £664,000 after a customer bought cheese rolls contaminated with mouse droppings from its in-store bakery in Ealing.

Ealing Council carried out an unannounced inspection of the store and found the bakery to be in a "filthy state".

Officers found mouse poo on bags of flour, food packaging and trolleys used for bread and shelving. A frozen mouse was found at the entrance to a walk-in freezer and food packaging was gnawed.

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