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09:45, 9 AUG 2018
This is where thousands of new Hillingdon homes are planned to be built
Hillingdon Council's Local Plan, which is currently being examined by a Government inspector, earmarks a series of sites for the homes
Grand Union Canal
Get ready to don your life jackets for the third Hayes Canal Festival
The festival has been organised by local groups to promote use of the Grand Union Canal in Hayes and will be held on Sunday (September 25)
Candlelit vigil held in Hayes in new community solidarity push
The first vigil of its kind in Hayes was held so people were aware similar meetings will be held after tragedies around the world
Hayes flat development lies dormant despite urgent pleas for housing
Construction on a block of flats next to Hayes and Harlington station has stopped, despite tearful pleas for housing in the area
Contractor who turned Hayes canalside into 'warzone' had no permission to fell trees
MP John McDonnell has shared residents' upset after it has changed the canalside "beyond recognition"
Grand Union Canal
Upset over 'reckless' tree destruction along Hayes canal
Hayes residents want to get to the root of who is responsible for 'disgraceful' tree felling along the stretch of the Grand Union Canal
Coral ditches plans to open betting shop next to Hayes YMCA – 'for now'
Faced with mounting opposition, Coral Racing Ltd has withdrawn its application to open the bookmakers, but the company says it might reapply.
Opposition grows against plan to open betting shop next to Hayes YMCA
Community groups joined the fight against an application to open a Coral betting shop next to a youth centre and hostel
Betting shop applies to open on doorstep of Hayes YMCA
Community groups object to an application to open a Coral betting shop in Hayes with fears over the impact on vulnerable young people in the area
Hillingdon London Borough Council
Schools success hailed by Conservative leader as he takes a swipe at Labour group
Tory leader pays tribute to political colleagues and council staff as £150m school building programme nears completion.
Canal and craft fair was a fabulous first for Hayes
The first ever Canal and Craft Fair to be held on the Grand Union in Hayes proved to be a popular event at the weekend.
Fears over plan to convert Hayes office block into flats
Hayes figurehead David Brough believes that the town centre is already "under pressure" from new residential developments, and 'prior approval' plans add fuel to the fire
Alley gate keeps out town troublemakers
Calls for action after yobs make residents lives a misery
£4.5m vision for the future of Hayes town centre revealed
People being urged to respond to council consultation on regeneration proposals for the town centre, including two-way traffic system, new bus stops, and cycle lanes.
Chief executive could be scrapped in the next few days as consultation closes
Michael Lockwood could be removed from his position in the coming days as a consultation on the decision to scrap the role ends today.
Chief executive of Harrow Council on 'leave' as decision to scrap the role looms
When council leader Susan Hall (Conservative) announced last month she was consulting on removing the role, the Observer was told Mr Lockwood would continue in the position, but that has not proven to be the case.
Fire destroys abandoned Hayes pub
A DERELICT pub long considered a safety hazard has been virtually destroyed by fire.
Pledge to get rid of street drinkers
THE police and councillors have vowed to rid Hayes of street drinkers, with the problem said to be on the rise.
First glimpse of Crossrail's local vision
THIS is a first glimpse of Crossrail’s vision for Hayes and Harlington station, and it comes with a warning.
Police heroes honoured
HILLINGDON police officers who have saved lives, caught criminals and gone the extra mile to serve the public were honoured at the annual Borough Commendation ceremony.
Celebrating Hayes musical heritage
Calling the Tune: EMI Hayes on Film will showcase rare footage kept in EMI’s archive that has not been made public, featuring some of the label’s world-famous artists.
The Old Vinyl Factory planning consent 'historic for Hayes'
THE OLD Vinyl Factory regeneration in Hayes is one step closer to becoming a reality after the project was overwhelming endorsed by councillors.
Asda calls decision a 'victory for the community'
ASDA has called its successful appeal to build a store on the outskirts of Hayes a ‘victory for the community’.
Unlocking the hidden gems of Hayes
THERE are many causes for optimism for Hayes’s future, with developments such as Crossrail and the regeneration of the area around the old EMI factory.