To mark National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day on Saturday 18 March, Hillingdon Council is encouraging residents to learn how to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation (CSE) and how to report it.
Following a recent public consultation on a new model for the delivery of Hillingdon's children's centre programme, a final decision on the future provision of services will be made at Hillingdon Council's Cabinet meeting on 16 March.
Hillingdon Council has once again ensured that every child in Hillingdon has a secondary school place. Secondary school admissions results were released on Wednesday 1 March, and 94.9 per cent of Hillingdon pupils have received one of their preferred choices.
Hillingdon Council has once again frozen council tax for all residents for a ninth successive year and up to and including 2018/19 (twelve years in total) for those over 65 years of age. The council also again declined to raise tax through the Social Care Precept for all residents.
Four councils are urging the government to give-up their plans to expand Heathrow, following a parliamentary report which points out that the government can't demonstrate the airport can achieve legal environmental limits.
Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission have praised Hillingdon Council and its partners for its work with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, following a recent inspection of service delivery in the local area.