Trip of lifetime for Hayes boy, 6, undergoing long-term chemotherapy

Hillingdon Times:

8:49am Friday 29th August 2014

SIX-year-old Burhan Ali, from Hayes, has had his dearest wish, to visit Disneyland Paris, granted by Starlight Children’s Foundation, the UK’s leading wish-granting charity for children with serious and terminal illnesses.

Urgent appeal to find homes for feral cat colony in Harlington

Hillingdon Times:

7:40pm Thursday 28th August 2014

CATS Protection is working to help a large feral colony of cats in Harlington.

New Uxbridge school reflects sporting heritage of RAF site

Hillingdon Times:

7:22pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE finishing touches were put to a new school in Uxbridge this week.

Wagamama and Chiquito lined up for Uxbridge shopping centre

Hillingdon Times:

6:48pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WAGAMAMA and Chiquito restaurants are coming to the intu shopping centre in Uxbridge by the end of the year.

Chocolate-making skills help Hillingdon FIESTA youngsters raise funds

Hillingdon Times:

8:37am Thursday 28th August 2014

YOUNG people who took part in this year's Hillingdon FIESTA programme helped raise £123.40 for the children's charity, Make a Wish Foundation, by selling chocolates and sweets they had made as part of an enterprise course called Chocolate Factory.

Borough acts to demolish another illegal 'bed in shed'

Hillingdon Times:

5:47pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

ANOTHER illegal outbuilding, used as a ‘bed in a shed,' was demolished by Hillingdon Council after a rogue landlord failed to comply with a planning enforcement notice.

Day care services prepare for carnival time in Hayes

Hillingdon Times:

8:44am Thursday 28th August 2014

SEVA Care Day Services In Hayes are putting on a carnival tomorrow (Friday) they help will draw in the crowds.

Hillingdon Hospital worker takes on Moonlight Walk to help beat cancer

Hillingdon Times:

3:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE majority of us will be tucked up in bed when Hillingdon Hospital worker Nicola Wildman starts a marathon walk across London helping raise money for cancer.

Hillingdon to provide dedicated burial space to Gurkhas

Hillingdon Times:

3:21pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

HILLINGDON has become the first borough in London to create a dedicated burial site for the Gurkha Nepalese community.

Afghan refugee who lost his family celebrates GCSE success

Hillingdon Times:

9:03pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A TEENAGER from Southall became the second-best GCSE performer in his college after overcoming a series of challenges.

Consultant swaps his scrubs for a suit at Hillingdon Hospital

Hillingdon Times:

1:20pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A&E consultant Nick Jenkins has swapped his scrubs for a suit as part of a national programme to bridge the gap between medical professionals and senior management.

Stroke survivor Peter takes on his biggest challenge since

Hillingdon Times:

9:56am Friday 22nd August 2014

STROKE survivor Peter Banks will tackle the Bupa Great North Run on Sunday, September 7, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

Northwood College for Girls exams joy - on brink of new era

Hillingdon Times:

2:43pm Thursday 21st August 2014

GIRLS, staff and parents at Northwood College for Girls were celebrating once again this morning with more than 88% of the results achieving A*-B grades!

'Fantastic' GCSE results at St Helen's, Northwood

Hillingdon Times:

2:32pm Thursday 21st August 2014

GIRLS at St Helen’s School, Northwood, are today celebrating outstanding success in their GCSE and IGCSE examinations.

Surprise reply to RAF Northolt air cadets' request for help

Hillingdon Times:

4:15pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CADETS in the Air Training Corps at 14F Squadron, based at RAF Northolt, have received a £25,000 donation from Hillingdon Council.

Carers create mural for Uxbridge shopping centre

Hillingdon Times:

5:22pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

YOUNG carers in Uxbridge will have the chance to show-off their creative skills through a series of 12-day workshops, provided by the creative arts charity, Create.

New maternity block in Hillingdon Hospital 'master plan'

Hillingdon Times:

4:29pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

IT has been a busy year for Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – and you can find out what’s been happening at its annual meeting on Wednesday, September 10.

Charity shops chain opens its first free library in Ruislip

Hillingdon Times:

4:24pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

STAFF at the All Aboard charity shop in Ruislip High Street have built the charity’s first Free Kids Library inviting youngsters to take books and share their unwanted ones for free.

Tories' choice to fight Hayes & Harlington seat has an even bigger date next month

Hillingdon Times:

1:31pm Monday 18th August 2014

THE Conservatives’ new prospective parliamentary candidate for Hayes & Harlington is looking forward to fighting her first general election in May next year.

Hillingdon Hospital's Mr McCool lives up to his name!

Hillingdon Times:

8:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

DAVE McCool reckons he walks several miles during his 12-hour shift as a security guard at Hillingdon Hospital.

Firms in Hillingdon want to retain five-yearly business rate revaluations

Hillingdon Times:

12:24pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A SURVEY of firms in England reveals that a majority want to see “stability, predictability and fairness” achieved through five-yearly revaluations of business rates.

'Shabby chic' is new style at Hillingdon care home

Hillingdon Times:

7:02am Saturday 16th August 2014

STAFF at a care home in Hillingdon have been busy sanding, painting and ‘distressing’ furniture as part of a vintage-style makeover.

Pub fined after employee caught fly-posting in Cowley

Hillingdon Times:

1:45pm Friday 15th August 2014

A PUB that advertised its summer party by putting up posters illegally has been issued with fixed penalty notices by Hillingdon Council.

Ruislip house prices edging towards next stamp duty bracket

Hillingdon Times:

9:10am Friday 15th August 2014

IF property prices continue to rise at their current rate, haart estate agency is warning that average house prices in Ruislip will be pushed into the next stamp duty bracket before the year is out. That would cost buyers at least £5,000 more in tax.

St Helen's girls buck national trend with rise in top grades

Hillingdon Times:

4:19pm Thursday 14th August 2014

ST Helen’s Girls School in Northwood is celebrating outstanding A-level results this year.

Northwood School for Girls celebrates 100% pass rate at A-level

Hillingdon Times:

1:10pm Thursday 14th August 2014

AN outstanding 100% pass rate and a higher number of A* grades than ever before were reported by the independent Northwood School for Girls.

Relief for commuters as Uxbridge Tube routes re-open

Hillingdon Times:

5:48pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

SERVICES on the Uxbridge branch of the Underground have resumed following a 23-day block closure, bringing relief to commuters.

Hospital consultant available for live webchat

Hillingdon Times:

7:30am Wednesday 13th August 2014

HILLINGDON Hospital consultant Victoria Cook will be answering incontinence-related questions during a live online chat from 5-6pm today (Wednesday).

Golden memories from St Helen's trip to Malawi

Hillingdon Times:

3:22pm Monday 11th August 2014

PUPILS from St Helen’s School, Northwood, have been on a trip to Malawi, helping local charities while working towards their their gold Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Swan House offers new way forward for vulnerable Hillingdon people

Hillingdon Times:

11:35am Monday 11th August 2014

ADULTS with learning disabilities, complex needs and mental health issues are celebrating their independence after moving into a supported housing development in West Drayton.

Hillingdon Mayor's appeal for Sobell gets £30,000 lift-off

Hillingdon Times:

10:53am Monday 11th August 2014

A BUMPER £30,000 donation from Hillingdon Council's textile recycling service has kick-started this year's Mayor's charity appeal for Michael Sobell Hospice.

Hillingdon Hospital supports terminally-ill doctor's cause

Hillingdon Times:

7:55am Saturday 9th August 2014

HILLINGDON Hospital is fulfilling the wish of a terminally-ill doctor to reach out to patients and treat them as “people and not their conditions”.

I'd give Boris a run for his money, says Labour's man in Uxbridge

Hillingdon Times:

4:28pm Friday 8th August 2014

LABOUR’S prospective candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip is promising a ‘hard-fought’ contest in next year’s general election, even if his opponent proves to be Boris Johnson.

Don't forget the good folk of South Ruislip, too

Hillingdon Times:

3:14pm Friday 8th August 2014

SO, Chris Evans on BBC Radio 2 had never heard of Uxbridge. Since then, the internet has been full of righteous indignation – and plenty of suggestions why Uxbridge is firmly on the map – from its inhabitants.

New primary school in Hayes will be ready to open for new term

Hillingdon Times:

4:06pm Thursday 7th August 2014

AN important milestone in Hillingdon’s £150m school investment programme was reached with the topping-out ceremony at Lake Farm Park Academy in Hayes.

Nicola's story highlights solution to skills crisis in London

Hillingdon Times:

3:38pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A CAMPAIGN to end a national youth skills crisis is highlighting the success of an Eastcote woman who overcame cancer to break the cycle of unemployment.

What job satisfaction if I can help someone to turn his life around!

Hillingdon Times:

12:54pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A DAY in the life of a probation officer in Uxbridge. It's frustrating, it can be exhausting but sometimes it can give you a sense of satisfaction few other jobs can.

FIVE FOR A FIVER: Where to go in and around Hillingdon this coming week for £5 or less

Hillingdon Times:

12:10pm Thursday 7th August 2014

MAKE the most of the sizzling summer with this array of outdoor events taking place throughout the borough.

Boris seeks Commons return - now spotlight turns on Uxbridge

Hillingdon Times:

11:12am Wednesday 6th August 2014

BORIS Johnson has announced he plans to return to Westminster by standing as an MP at next year's general election.

Borough's brighter shop fronts scheme goes to Harefield next

Hillingdon Times:

4:15pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A PROJECT to transform the borough’s shop fronts is coming to Harefield next following its success in other parts of Hillingdon.

Beware who takes away your rubbish, Hillingdon people warned

Hillingdon Times:

11:47am Wednesday 6th August 2014

RESIDENTS and businesses in Hillingdon are being warned that rubbish from building work or garden landscaping that ends up being fly-tipped could be traced back to them, potentially resulting in costly fines.

Hillingdon golfer, 17, chosen for Youth Olympics in China

Hillingdon Times:

11:35am Wednesday 6th August 2014

HILLINGDON-born golfer Annabel Dimmock is looking to lay the foundations for future success when she travels to Nanjing for the Youth Olympic Games.

Borough MPs call for HS2 Heathrow Spur plan to be scrapped

Hillingdon Times:

3:02pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

BOROUGH MPs Nick Hurd (Ruislip) and John Randall (Uxbridge), together with neighbouring Beaconsfield MP Dominic Grieve, have written another joint letter to Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin.

Need a tradesman? Widow's new help site offers solutions to Hillingdon people

Hillingdon Times:

11:53am Tuesday 5th August 2014

WITH pension pots shrinking, many retired people are starting their own small businesses. Meet the entrepreneurial grandma from West Drayton who started a discount website

Banged up in Ruislip nick - but all for the best of causes

Hillingdon Times:

3:46pm Monday 4th August 2014

GET yourself arrested and locked up – all in a good cause!

Hillingdon urged to leave single candle burning in World War One homage

Hillingdon Times:

3:03pm Monday 4th August 2014

EVERYONE in Hillingdon is invited to turn their lights out from 10-11pm today, while leaving on a single light or candle, to mark the moment that Britain entered the First World War 100 years ago.

Thousands expected at Hillingdon Medieval Festival

Hillingdon Times:

10:24am Monday 4th August 2014

THOUSANDS of people are expected to step back in time at Hillingdon Council’s Medieval Festival on Sunday, August 17.

FIVE FOR A FIVER: Where to go in and around Hillingdon this coming week for £5 or less

Hillingdon Times:

9:38pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

THIS week, free events abound around Hillingdon to commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One. These and others make up this week’s top five suggested items in the borough for under £5.

Carl's back in the saddle - and happy to RideLondon

Hillingdon Times:

6:19pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

HILLINGDON cycling starlet Carl Jolly admits he can’t wait to get going as he counts down to this year’s Prudential RideLondon Youth Grand Prix.

Day of the downpour that Ruislip people will not forget

Hillingdon Times:

8:54am Tuesday 29th July 2014

CREWS worked through Monday night to reopen the A40 between Hillingdon Circus and the Swakeleys Roundabout - and traffic was using the stretch by the early hours of today.

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