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Deadline looms for Hillingdon secondary school places

Hillingdon Times:

2:28pm Monday 20th October 2014

PARENTS with children in their last year of primary school are reminded that the deadline for applying for a secondary school place in Hillingdon is October 31.

Silver award for Hillingdon at Britain In Bloom

Hillingdon Times:

2:19pm Monday 20th October 2014

HILLINGDON has scooped the Silver-Gilt award in the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual Britain in Bloom competition.

Uxbridge staff add to Bristol-Myers huge donation to cancer charity

Hillingdon Times:

4:28pm Monday 20th October 2014

UXBRIDGE’S largest employer has made a multi-million pound pledge to help tackle cancer.

Coming to Hayes: things that go screech in the night!

Hillingdon Times:

2:48pm Monday 20th October 2014

OWLS, traditionally messengers of doom, will be the focus of an autumn play scheme run by conservation charity A Rocha UK.

New technology and old-fashioned policing combine to tackle Hillingdon burglars

Hillingdon Times:

8:25am Monday 20th October 2014

OPERATION Bumblebee, the Met’s initiative to tackle the 25 per cent rise in home burglaries traditionally seen during autumn and winter, starts today.

Two held after serious assault in Uxbridge town centre

Hillingdon Times:

9:18am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are investigating a serious assault in Uxbridge.

Two jailed after guns were found in car at Harmondsworth

Hillingdon Times:

8:54am Friday 17th October 2014

A MAN from Harmondsworth has been jailed after officers found two guns and ammunition in the glove compartment of his car.

Hillingdon woman's SECOND ascent of Kilimanjaro - as she can't remember the first!

Hillingdon Times:

4:39pm Friday 17th October 2014

A DETERMINED Hillingdon woman and carer is to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for the second time after a bout of amnesia on her first trip to the summit left her with no memory of the occasion.

Students look behind scenes at Crossrail's Stockley flyover site

Hillingdon Times:

11:05am Friday 17th October 2014

A TOTAL of 21 students from Dormers Wells High School in Southall, Greenford High School and Uxbridge College had the chance to visit the Crossrail fly-over site at Stockley Park, near Hayes, this week.

Uxbridge photo exhibition aims to challenge stereotypes on elderly

Hillingdon Times:

11:06am Thursday 16th October 2014

IMAGES that challenge stereotypes of later life will be on display at a photographic exhibition at Uxbridge Library.

Hillingdon music therapy group treated to Royal Philharmonic concert

Hillingdon Times:

10:36am Thursday 16th October 2014

A HILLINGDON music therapy group attended a special performance from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall.

Hillingdon bi-linguists can put skills to good use

Hillingdon Times:

1:18pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BI-LINGUAL Hillingdon people are being asked to put their language skills to good use.

Named, shamed and fined: rogue landlord which housed family with baby in Hayes outbuilding

Hillingdon Times:

9:02am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A ROGUE company illegally housed a couple with a young baby in an outbuilding in Hayes.

Hillingdon Hospital staff practise response to Ebola outbreak

Hillingdon Times:

6:29pm Monday 13th October 2014

STAFF at Hillingdon Hospital took part in a major training exercise on Saturday to test the readiness of emergency services for an Ebola outbreak.

Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision at Hillingdon Circus

Hillingdon Times:

8:05am Saturday 11th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information and witnesses following a fatal accident on the slip road at Hillingdon Circus at 11:24 last night (Friday).

Hillingdon prominent in West London Business Awards nominations

Hillingdon Times:

3:02pm Saturday 11th October 2014

THE shortlist for the West London Business Awards has been announced and includes a number of Hillingdon entries.

Boost of £40,000 for work on Yeading Brook restoration

Hillingdon Times:

12:01pm Saturday 11th October 2014

THE London Wildlife Trust is celebrating the news of a £41,371 funding boost from the SITA Trust towards its Yeading Brook Meadows River Restoration in Hayes.

Car damaged in blaze at Hayes garage; no injuries

Hillingdon Times:

4:53pm Friday 10th October 2014

FIVE fire crews put out a blaze at a garage in Mildred Avenue, Hayes, yesterday (Friday) afternoon.

Appeal to find missing Uxbridge woman

Hillingdon Times:

2:25pm Friday 10th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information on the whereabouts of an Uxbridge woman who has been missing since October 8.

Sir Steve Redgrave draws audience to Brunel sports roadshow

Hillingdon Times:

12:12pm Thursday 9th October 2014

FIVE-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Steve Redgrave was at Brunel University this week to encourage students into sporting careers.

Life sentence for murderer who evaded justice for 17 years after Hayes clash

Hillingdon Times:

4:57pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A MAN who evaded capture for 17-years following a murder in Hayes in 1996 was today sentenced to life in prison.

Yiewsley Wilkinson staff join store's big fund-raiser for cancer research

Hillingdon Times:

12:45pm Thursday 9th October 2014

STAFF at Wilkinson Plus in Fairfield Road, Yiewsley are delighted their brave and hair-raising (or hair-shaving) fund-raising efforts have been recognised by Cancer Research UK.

Cycle loan scheme is getting Hillingdon people in the saddle

Hillingdon Times:

12:28pm Thursday 9th October 2014

PEOPLE who live, study or work in Hillingdon can discover the benefits of cycling regularly thanks to Hillingdon Council's cycle loan scheme.

Justice 17 years later for murder of youth in Hayes gang fight

Hillingdon Times:

11:58am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A MAN who evaded capture for 17 years following a murder in Hayes in 1996 was found guilty at Isleworth Crown Court on Monday.

St Helen's schoolgirl follows in Churchill's footsteps

Hillingdon Times:

12:19pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

TALENTED speaker Shivani Ananth has been competing in public speaking events and competitions since she was 14.

Snap a sleeping beauty and win tickets to The Compass panto

Hillingdon Times:

12:04pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

PANTO lovers could snap up four VIP tickets to see this year’s show at the Compass Theatre in Ickenham by taking part in a photo competition.

Locked up - for wanting to help hospice (but all turned out well!)

Hillingdon Times:

8:31am Wednesday 8th October 2014

FIVE community volunteers were handcuffed, arrested and locked up at Ruislip police station as part of Michael Sobell Hospice’s Jail and Bail fund-raising event, part of Hospice Care Week.

Letter to Editor: Can anyone help me find Derek from sleeve of Beatles' Abbey Road album?

Hillingdon Times:

5:24pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

I'M the full-time sports editor of the Evening Times in Glasgow and part-time author on The Beatles. I wonder if your readers can help me.

Litter-picking volunteers needed for big Hillingdon tidy-up

Hillingdon Times:

6:36am Tuesday 7th October 2014

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to join Hillingdon Council’s Green Spaces team in a series of clean-up events on Saturday, October 18.

Hillingdon's summer reading challenge volunteers saluted

Hillingdon Times:

11:12pm Monday 6th October 2014

A SPECIAL event to thank the young volunteers who supported this year's summer reading challenge, in which a record number of children took part, was held by Hillingdon Council.

Big sister helps deliver sibling's baby

Hillingdon Times:

8:18am Monday 6th October 2014

BIG sisters should always be there for their younger siblings, but Ayan Elmi went one step further and helped deliver sister Hafsa’s baby.

Uxbridge shopping centre student night to feature Joey Essex appearance

Hillingdon Times:

11:44am Friday 3rd October 2014

SHOPPING centre intu Uxbridge is calling on students to take part in a unique shopping experience hosted by The Only Way Is Essex star, Joey Essex.

Londonwide bid to halt theft of ceremonial Asian gold jewellery

Hillingdon Times:

8:05pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A SCHEME to create a Londonwide network of volunteers to help combat Asian families being targeted for their ceremonial gold jewellery is being set up by the Met Police.

Botwell pupils helping to ceate a cleaner, greener school

Hillingdon Times:

2:58pm Friday 3rd October 2014

PUPILS at Botwell House Catholic Primary School in Hayes have been busy transforming their playground into a clean air zone.

Hillingdon cancer patients help preserve secret Cranford garden

Hillingdon Times:

12:51pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

CANCER patients from Hillingdon Hospital are helping breathe life into a secret walled garden in Cranford Country Park.

Sir Steve Redgrave joins roadshow at Brunel next week

Hillingdon Times:

10:29am Thursday 2nd October 2014

FIVE-TIME Olympic gold medallist Sir Steve Redgrave will visit Brunel University next Tuesday to encourage students into sporting careers.

Pinner High to begin life on old Heathfield site in 2016

Hillingdon Times:

10:14am Thursday 2nd October 2014

WHITEHALL has approved an application to establish Pinner High School on the former Heathfield School for Girls.

New book looks at Hillingdon's links with US military bases

Hillingdon Times:

11:54pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A NEW book about the former US military bases around London had its launch at the Compass Theatre in Ickenham.

Sobell gardeners enjoy the fruits of their labour

Hillingdon Times:

12:10pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE Michael Sobell Hospice volunteer gardening team are on a winning streak by picking up two prizes in the Hillingdon in Bloom awards and one in the London Gardens Society London Hospices competition.

Girl saved by PC and passer-by in dramatic incident over A40 at Swakeleys

Hillingdon Times:

4:16pm Monday 29th September 2014

A BRAVE policeman saved a girl who was threatening to jump from a footbridge over the A40, near Swakeleys Roundabout, Hillingdon, at 11am today.

How a Hillingdon parking officer earned the nickname of Dr Dolittle

Hillingdon Times:

5:06pm Monday 29th September 2014

HE’S been dubbed the Dr Dolittle of the parking industry after saving four stray kittens from within a whisker of death.

Ever fancied making a noise in the library? Now you can - in Uxbridge

Hillingdon Times:

1:44pm Monday 29th September 2014

TRADITIONALLY, libraries are a place where silence is golden, but a new open-mike night at Uxbridge Library is set to change that.

Revamped Tesco to offer free community area to groups at Bull's Bridge

Hillingdon Times:

11:09am Monday 29th September 2014

SHOPPERS in Hayes and Southall are promised a new shopping experience following renovation of the Tesco Extra store at Bull’s Bridge.

Hillingdon Peace Walk draws gathering of 500

Hillingdon Times:

10:45am Monday 29th September 2014

MORE than 500 people took part in this year’s Hillingdon Peace Walk, to demonstrate the importance of working together for a safe and peaceful community in the borough.

Hillingdon Hospital needs £50m spent on it, says Labour's rival to Boris

Hillingdon Times:

6:40am Monday 29th September 2014

LABOUR’S parliamentary candidate in Uxbridge & South Ruislip is calling on the Government to provide £50m which, he says, is desperately needed for repairs at Hillingdon Hospital.

Encore! Seussical the Musical comes to Ickenham

Hillingdon Times:

7:53am Saturday 27th September 2014

THE Compass Theatre, Ickenham, will stage Encore Theatre Company’s first musical, Seussical the Musical, from the October 2-4.

Pop-up village in Uxbridge created by Hillingdon Mind charity

Hillingdon Times:

3:04pm Friday 26th September 2014

A ‘POP-UP village’ will be created in Hillingdon tomorrow (Saturday) by mental heath charity Hillingdon Mind, as part of the national campaign Time to Change.

Letter to Editor: We must equip our frontline staff to work safely

Hillingdon Times:

2:35pm Friday 26th September 2014

HILLINGDON’S frontline workers play a vital role in our everyday lives, whether it’s keeping our streets safe, helping us in a medical emergency or getting us to work.

Five 'easy' things you can do to help hospice

Hillingdon Times:

10:58am Friday 26th September 2014

MICHAEL Sobell Hospice at Northwood is inviting people to support its #5easythings campaign from October 6-12.

Dogs and cats home looking for volunteers in Hillingdon

Hillingdon Times:

10:25am Friday 26th September 2014

BATTERSEA Dogs & Cats Home is looking for volunteers in Hillingdon to help teach the community the best ways to look after their pets.







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