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13:23, 7 AUG 2016
Murderous hallucinations, 30ft waves and a run-in with immigration - pensioner's nightmare solo Atlantic crossing
Brentford houseboat owner says he was 'naive' to think a 66-year-old man could take on the ocean single-handedly
The View from the Balcony
A sideways look at life in Hillingdon from the beating heart of historic Windsor Street
RSPCA admits 'crisis', as investigation into case of dead horse in Uxbridge river continues
In the week of horror discovery in Packet Boat Lane, readers raise concerns about other horses
Lifeboat crew turn dog-sitters after rescuing man from Thames
Chiswick RNLI crew rescue man who fell into Thames while walking dog, before tracking down and caring for his labrador collie
Storm brings down 25 trees on roads across Hounslow
Hounslow Highways staff worked through the night to clear roads and help keep traffic flowing
Tomb-discovering retired Stanmore GP Dr Freddie Hicks dies
He found 'lost' vault of former Prime Minister, the 4th Earl of Aberdeen, in the 1632 brick ruins of St John The Evangelist Church in Stanmore
Fonz star Henry Winkler gets ready to play Captain Hook
See images of Happy Days actor Henry Winkler rehearsing for the role of Captain Hook in Peter Pan at Richmond Theatre
Yachtswoman Tracy Edwards supports doomed Fulham primary school
Supporters of Sulivan Primary told Tracy about their fight to stop the council shutting the school
Houseboats could ease Capital's housing crisis, says London Assembly
A report from the GLA's environment committee is recommending that additional moorings should be created along London's canals to combat overcrowding
City Gardener: Growth in Greece from a horticultural point of view
West London horticulturalist Sarah Heaton blogs about her recent stay in Greece and communities there are recovering from economic disaster
West London News
Flooding at Putney Bridge after Thames bursts its banks
A lifeboat crew prevented a Mercedes from floating away after rainfall caused the river to become swollení
Up she rises? Narrowboat pumped out ready for salvaging
WATER pours from this sunken narrowboat as two men battle to raise her from the canal bed on Tuesday.
Labour reunion? Harrow Council leader 'willing to talk' following Tory challenge
A LABOUR reunion could be on the cards following a 'political mutiny' in a bid to block a challenge for the leadership by the Tories.
Smoke alarm saves lives of sleeping family
A SLEEPING family were saved by their smoke alarm when a fire broke out in the early morning.
Chiswick electrician joins global boat race
AN ELECTRICIAN who grew up in Chiswick has embarked on an adventure of a lifetime as he sails around the world.
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The Wild Side: Visit by a Nocturnal Alien
ONE of the natural history peculiarities of London is that it is here where aliens often land.
Boat goes down in Uxbridge canal
IT CAN be every boat owner's nightmare. You return to find your pride and joy – and possibly your home – half submerged in the canal.
Tories try to force vote on new Harrow Council leader
TORY councillors unhappy at Harrow's Independent Labour administration are trying to force a vote on a new council leader.
Dunkirk boat gets stuck in the mud at Kew
OVER 120 people were stranded after their historic Dunkirk boat got stuck in the mud just a few hundred metres from Kew Pier.
Benno's Blog: The Italian Job
The Chronicle have signed up AFC Wimbledon defender Alan Bennett to write an exclusive column this season.
Jeanne from Ealing is oldest woman to sail around world
THEY say third time is the charm and that was definitely the case for intrepid pensioner Jeanne Socrates who broke a world record earlier this month.
Kensington and Chelsea council gets power to protect pubs
The Government has given the green light to a new planning policy which gives neighbouring Kensington and Chelsea Council powers to protect its local pubs.
Fun in the sun with school summer fair
A SCHOOL summer fair which raised money for charity was a sunny, sizzling success.
Kensington Palace pond too choked with weeds for sailing club
KENSINGTON Gardens Round Pond has become an eyesore this week after filling up with an algae so thick the UKs oldest Model Yacht Club has been unable to sail.