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Residents using their HillingdonFirst cards will once again receive an extra gift this festive period - as Hillingdon Council's free Christmas and New Year parking returns for the ninth year running.
Hillingdon parents of 3-4 year olds should get their applications for primary school in on time to the council in order to have the best chance of getting their chosen place.
It's that time of year again when people start to think about their New Year's resolutions and Hillingdon Council's Stop Smoking team is here to support people who would like to quit
Young people who aspire to be the leaders and campaigners of the future are being encouraged by Hillingdon Council to stand for UK Youth Parliament elections.
Hillingdon Carers marked Carers Rights Day with drop-in sessions at its Advice Centre in Uxbridge on Friday.
Hillingdon Council has successfully prosecuted a Hayes trader for having more than 10,000 unsafe electrical adaptors which were intended for sale.
Christmas wreaths crafted by students from Hillingdon Council's adult learning courses are now on sale.
A new service from Hillingdon Council aims to transform the lives of vulnerable tenants whose excess hoarding may be affecting their wellbeing.
The Mayor and Mayoress of Hillingdon opened the first of a series of seasonal tea dances for older people this week.
A Hillingdon initiative to bring local young offenders together to make food hampers for the Salvation Army has had a huge response.
Older people in the borough have been celebrating the festive season thanks to grants from Hillingdon Council's Leader's Initiative.
The Mayor of Hillingdon played host to a very special guest on Wednesday, who visited the Civic Centre to collect a cheque on behalf of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.
Hillingdon Council's preferred providers have been chosen to run the three new primary schools planned for the borough in its pioneering £150m school buildings programme - the largest in London.
Children from Bishop Winnington-Ingram Primary School in Ruislip enjoyed an unusual way of keeping fit at Hillingdon Council's Christmas ice rink this week.
A night shelter run by St Mungo's charity and backed by Hillingdon Council is looking for donations and help from local residents.
Two visually impaired girls experienced a magical Christmas play in a unique way thanks to Hillingdon Council's sensory impairment team and local schools.
Hillingdon Council has successfully prosecuted a builder that cheated an Uxbridge family from £11,000 of their hard earned cash after he failed to complete building work.
Elderly people in Hayes raised the roof when they took part in a drumming display this week.
Residents in the London Borough of Hillingdon are being encouraged to go online to take advantage of council services that are available 24/7 during the busy Christmas period.
A company in Hayes that produced tens of thousands of sandwiches each week, for distribution for sale across the UK, has been prosecuted by Hillingdon Council for the repeated failure to comply with the food safety regulations.
Hillingdon Council is urging parents of two and three year olds to get their children vaccinated for flu.
Hillingdon Council is asking local people to open their hearts and consider adopting or fostering looked-after children in the borough who are unable to live at home.
Hillingdon Council is encouraging everyone to make a positive start to 2014 by signing up for its adult learning courses.
Hillingdon Council has announced that the annual ice rink is back and prices have been frozen for the third consecutive year.
The over-65s in Hillingdon are set to benefit from an unprecedented 12-year freeze in their council tax up until 2018/19.
The theme of this year's National Adoption week campaign is 'don't rule them out' and Hillingdon Council is asking people to consider adopting some of our most vulnerable children and young people.
Hillingdon Council has pledged to up the ante on persistent 'noise nuisances' by successfully prosecuting the operator of a pub which brought noise chaos to Harefield.
Hillingdon Council's Stop Smoking team marked the end of the "Stoptober" quit smoking challenge with an information stall and event at Boots in the Uxbridge Intu Centre. Shoppers were given information about clinics, advice about quitting and offered free lung function testing.
Start ups and new businesses less than four years old in the London Borough of Hillingdon are invited to a free event to help them succeed in today's tough economic climate.
The importance of a healthy body and mind in enhancing school performance was a key theme at a Hillingdon Council healthy schools conference this week.
Places are going fast for Hillingdon's Christmas craft courses and residents are urged to book now to ensure their place.
Practical advice on switching energy providers and beating price hikes is available to people living in the London Borough of Hillingdon when they call a council-backed helpline.
The London Borough of Hillingdon's Youth Parliament members had the opportunity to take part in the annual Youth Parliament sitting at the House of Commons on Friday 15 November.
Extra help to start their careers is now available to vulnerable young people in Hillingdon thanks to a grant secured by the council.
Hillingdon Council is bringing together a wealth of expertise for the first time by running a joint information event for anyone interesting in adoption or fostering.
Councillor Ray Puddifoot's statement regarding the First Reading of the HS2 Hybrid Bill
Hillingdon Council is highlighting to residents that a key ingredient in a great meal out at Christmas is a good food hygiene rating.
The travellers have now left Ruislip Lido and the council and police have cleared up.
Improvements to the council's waste and recycling services as well as the launch of the Hayes town centre consultation will be on the agenda at Hillingdon Council's next Pride of Place and Street Champions meeting for residents in the south of the borough.
Hillingdon Council has won an important battle for the borough's families by successfully challenging a High Court proposal to move cases from Uxbridge to Kingston upon Thames.
Hillingdon Council is launching an art competition for this year's National Adoption Week (4-11 November).
Hillingdon Council is encouraging residents and businesses to have their say on options for improving Hayes Town Centre which would be delivered over the next three years as part of a multi-million pound scheme with Transport for London.
Hillingdon Council needs people who could make a difference to a young person's life by offering them a home.
Hillingdon Council is getting involved in a tweetathon called #OurDay to celebrate the work of local government by holding Q&As on Twitter about recycling and waste, parking and green spaces.
Residents in Harlington and beyond are benefiting from outstanding new facilities thanks to the refurbishment of Harlington Library by Hillingdon Council.
Hillingdon Council has commended the achievements of looked after children and young people at their annual Kids in Care Awards (KICA) ceremony.
Young people on Hillingdon Council's fun-packed Fiesta programme's Patisserie Magic course laid on a Mad Hatter's tea party for some very important visitors.
Hillingdon Council has announced a spectacular fireworks show that will take place at Ruislip Lido later this month.
Hillingdon Council's adult and community learning and Uxbridge Library is inviting families to come along to free storytelling and craft workshops in the Pavillions Shopping Centre next weekend.
People living in and around Uxbridge are warmly invited to find out what's going on in the borough at Hillingdon Council's next residents' meeting.
A commemorative Memorial and Blue Plaque has been unveiled in Harmondsworth by Hillingdon Council in honour of a beacon and pioneer of the Second World War. Sir Barnes Wallis (1887-1979), an English scientist, engineer and inventor, is best known for inventing the 'bouncing bomb' used by the Royal Air Force in Operation Chastise (the "Dambusters" raid).
Hillingdon Council's Adult and Community Learning is offering residents of Hayes an unusual opportunity to share their memories while helping local English learners with their language skills.
Hillingdon Council reached a milestone this week by reclaiming its 100th council house from tenants who were cheating the system by renting to others.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has backed plans to turn part of the Old Vinyl Factory in Hayes into a business start-up centre by shortlisting it for a share of a £40 million fund.
Residents in Hillingdon have been delighted by outstanding new library facilities following the refurbishment of Oak Farm Library by Hillingdon Council.
If you know someone sporty in the London Borough of Hillingdon who has enjoyed a fantastic year, why not nominate them for the Mayor's Awards for Sporting Achievement?
Elderly or disabled people who live on their own could benefit from the added peace of mind offered by Hillingdon Council's 24-hour support system.
Residents have voted and two excellent projects have been awarded a share of £50,000 from the People's Choice Awards for Uxbridge and Hillingdon, which is part of Hillingdon Council's Feel Proud campaign.
Residents in the south of the borough can pick up vital information on staying healthy and keeping their homes warm during winter at Hillingdon Council's next Pride of Place and Street Champions meeting.
Ruislip Manor Post Office, which has relocated to a central, high street location and undergone a major refurbishment, had an official opening ceremony on Friday 11 October.
People from all over the borough gathered to mark ten years of Hillingdon Council's Disability Assembly with singing, informative talks and discussion sessions, a festive cake and lunchtime entertainment from Music in Mind, a guitar and percussion band backed by the mental health charity.
Hillingdon Council has turned the first turf for a new 710-pupil primary school at St Andrew's Park in Uxbridge.
As Halloween and Guy Fawkes Night approach, Hillingdon Council is taking steps to ensure winter celebrations are memorable for all the right reasons.
Hillingdon Council's deputy leader Councillor David Simmonds celebrated the new school year with teachers and pupils at schools benefiting from the council's £150m building programme.
A former Mayor of Hillingdon who is currently serving as a councillor has been awarded an honorary fellowship by Brunel University.
Thousands of people stepped back in time to take part in Hillingdon Council's Medieval Festival last weekend.
Young people from Hillingdon left Heathrow for a character-building expedition to South Africa on Monday as part of their Duke of Edinburgh's Gold Award.
Young people became budding entrepreneurs for a week when they took part in a soap making course as part of Hillingdon Council's Fiesta programme.
Hillingdon young people did their bit for international relations when they got together with their counterparts in our twin towns in France and Germany
Project ideas that would enhance Uxbridge and Hillingdon are being sought by Hillingdon Council for the People's Choice Awards, part of the council's Feel PROUD campaign.
Hillingdon Council has congratulated all local school leavers on their success in their A levels.
There is another place for people affected by adoption to get tailored advice and information thanks to the launch of Hillingdon Council's adoption support service.
Hillingdon Council has reviewed its programme to deliver extra school places as pupil numbers continue to rise.
The Children's Commissioner for England, Maggie Atkinson visited the London Borough of Hillingdon on a fact-finding visit on Monday 12 August 2013.
Hillingdon Council has launched its Adult and Community Learning programme for the year with a host of exciting new courses.
Ruislip residents and volunteers joined together with Hillingdon Council to mark the official opening of Ruislip Lido's Woodland Centre on Tuesday 13 August.
Hillingdon Council is inviting all residents to the Minet Festival, a free family event taking place on Saturday 14 September from 12noon to 4pm.
Residents, community and voluntary groups in Eastcote are celebrating following news that Eastcote House Gardens has been awarded £1.28 million by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
A Hayes woman has been spared jail after a Hillingdon Council fraud investigation revealed that she had swindled over £24,000 in benefits.
Hillingdon Council is calling on creatives to enter a special art competition aimed at encouraging residents to take up cycling.
This year's BigFest, the annual festival created and run by Hillingdon Council, is returning to Uxbridge on Sunday 29 September.
Hillingdon Council continues to pursue rogue landlords who disregard housing and planning regulations and rent out cramped and substandard properties. The latest coup by Hillingdon Council's 'beds in sheds' team has seen a couple from the borough fined £58,750 for housing breaches following an intensive investigation.
Landlords in the London Borough of Hillingdon can now get extra cash when they sign up to Hillingdon Council's Finders Fee rental scheme.
A bumper crop of locally-grown flowers and produce impressed the judges at the Hillingdon in Bloom Autumn Show and Fruit and Vegetable competition, which took place last week
Year six pupils in Hillingdon and their parents are urged to get their applications for secondary school in on time to the council in order to have the best chance of getting their chosen place.
A company supplying 'dangerous' mobile phone chargers has been successfully prosecuted and the goods withdrawn from the market thanks to Hillingdon Council.
Hillingdon Council's Adult and Community Learning and Uxbridge Library teamed up to offer the public bite-sized workshops and demonstrations last week (Friday and Saturday 6-7 September.)
A Hillingdon Council campaign to promote independent traders has been commended at a prestigious awards ceremony.
Hillingdon Council pulled out all the stops to ensure there was extra classroom space for 870 pupils starting school this term - with head teachers giving the new facilities a resounding thumbs-up.
Local disabled and elderly residents took a trip on a London United bus this week, thanks to a safer transport initiative from Hillingdon Council and its partners.
Hillingdon Council has teamed up with the Alzheimer's Society to set up a safer walking programme for people with dementia.
Hillingdon Council joined forces with careers guidance services and education, employment and training providers to help young residents get into work last week.
Hillingdon is celebrating its best ever horticultural year after triumphing at the London in Bloom Awards 2013.
Hillingdon Council is reminding residents they can show off their horticultural skills at this month's Hillingdon in Bloom Autumn Show and Fruit and Vegetable Competition.
Raising awareness of how carers in the London Borough of Hillingdon can get the support they need was top of the agenda at Hillingdon Council's ever popular Older People's Assembly.
The search is on for exceptional athletes in the London Borough of Hillingdon who could use bursaries of up to £10,000 from Hillingdon Council to help them realise their potential at the next Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A record number of children are taking part in Hillingdon Council's Summer Reading Challenge with more than 7,000 youngsters aged 4-11 signed up.
Five outstanding projects in the Uxbridge area have made the shortlist for the People's Choice Award in the London Borough of Hillingdon.
A pioneering new project run by Hillingdon Council is providing homes with external wall insulation that helps residents to keep warm and cut their energy bills.
Two key community projects championed by thousands of residents have this week been crowned as winners of the People's Choice award, part of Hillingdon Council's Feel PROUD campaign.
Hillingdon Council is looking for residents to help encourage and make cycling easier in the borough, as part of its Biking Borough programme.
Hillingdon Council is encouraging residents to try something new and discover an untapped talent during Adult Learners' Week.
Residents in Ruislip and beyond are benefiting from outstanding new leisure facilities thanks to a multi-million pound upgrade of Highgrove Pool and Leisure Centre by Hillingdon Council.
The London Borough of Hillingdon has helped 10 first time buyers take their first steps on the property ladder through the council's first time buyers housing scheme.
Over 30 musicians from the world famous Central Band of the RAF entertained a packed audience of students and parents at the Hillingdon Music Service Music Centre last week.
83.6 per cent of children starting primary school this year are celebrating receiving their first choice of school, thanks to the council's £149m school building programme which has ensured that all children have a primary school place to go to in September.
The Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor Michael Markham, has today marked the start of public realm works in Ruislip Manor by digging the first tree pit as part of plans to revamp the town centre.
Hillingdon Council has received a welcome boost for its 'beds in sheds' programme - a £183,141 grant from the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to tackle the illegal conversion of outbuildings into separate units of residential accommodation.
Hillingdon Council is encouraging young people in the borough to come along to its Aim Higher Event and find out about further and higher education opportunities.
Hillingdon Council launched Hillingdon in Bloom 2013 at the Rural Activities Garden Centre, West Drayton. The Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor Michael Markham, and Councillor Jonathan Bianco, Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Business Services were in attendance at the launch to announce details of this year's competition.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has given Hillingdon Council the go ahead to move forward with its proposal for a new school.
Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor Michael Markham, today thanked the Adult Learners with Difficulties and/or Disabilities (ALDD) group for helping to raise funds towards the Mayors charity.
Hillingdon council has welcomed the borough's new young MPs to their new roles this week.
Three schools in the borough have received the green light by the council's planning committee to commence work as part of the Hillingdon School Expansion Plan to help ensure every child in the borough has a school place.
The outstanding work and achievements of the borough's Street Champions and community volunteers was recognised by Hillingdon Council at an awards ceremony last night.
In support of National Apprenticeship Week (11-15 March), the London Borough of Hillingdon has appointed four school leavers as legal assistant apprentices in its legal services department.
The importance of caring for carers was highlighted at an important conference last week.
Hillingdon Council is urging residents to report anyone they suspect of sub-letting a council property in the borough.
A new scheme is helping residents to slash their energy bills by offering free loft and cavity wall insulation.
Hillingdon Adult Learning is encouraging brides-to-be to find out how they can create the wedding of their dreams on a budget.
A Hillingdon infant school has been rated 'outstanding' in all areas by schools inspector Ofsted.
Hillingdon Council's youth activity programme FIESTA is back and celebrating over 10 years of offering summer activities for young people in the borough.
Venues across the borough are going to be getting creative for this year's Artsweek, which runs from 25 May to 2 June.
The residents of Hillingdon have voted overwhelmingly against expansion of Heathrow airport.
Hillingdon Council is running a series of events to mark Foster Care Fortnight and encourage anyone thinking about becoming a foster carer to find out more about what fostering is and the type of children that need fostering in the borough.
Hillingdon Council is launching a new service to make it even easier for residents to recycle.
The London Borough of Hillingdon launched the Ramblers national Get Walking Week (4 - 11 May 2013) on Saturday 4 May with a flagship celebratory event at Barra Hall Park in Hayes, including a mass participation walk, live entertainment and fun family activities.
Young athletes from the London Borough of Hillingdon got off to a cracking start at the London Youth Games (LYG) last Wednesday with their best ever result in the disability football competition.
Hillingdon Adult Education team is encouraging parents, carers and grandparents to support their child's learning with a family learning course.
Ickenham's Glebe Allotment receives statutory protection.
The government has given the go ahead for a much needed new primary school in Hayes.
Hillingdon Council is celebrating after two of their entries to the Chelsea Flower Show Diversity Awards scooped the Gold and Silver awards.
Hillingdon Council is encouraging residents to use their spare time and skills to benefit the local community by becoming a volunteer.
Harefield Junior School expands thanks to Hillingdon's ambitious school buildings programme.
This year's dazzling parade and top notch programme of music and entertainment in Barra Hall Park will showcase just why Hayes is where the heart is.
Hillingdon Council is offering qualifying parents of two year olds free early years education places from next September in a move to boost early years education.
The start of St Andrew's Park, a multimillion-pound regeneration project to revitalise the former RAF Uxbridge site, has been welcomed by members of Hillingdon Council's cabinet and developers at a ceremonial ground-breaking.
Hillingdon Council has joined forces with Home Office Immigration Enforcement to tackle rogue landlords.
Residents to compete for title of 'Hillingdon's best' in fruit, vegetable and flower categories.
A BMX race track owned by Hillingdon Council will play host to skilled riders competing in the London Youth Games on Sunday 23 June.
Do you look after someone and need support? Come along to the Carers' Fair on 11 June at the Mall Pavilions shopping centre in Uxbridge, organised by Hillingdon Council and Hillingdon Carers.
Younger members of the London Borough of Hillingdon's Youth Council have kicked off a summer season of fun fundraising activities with a sponsored walk, which raised £500 for Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Older residents will soon be able to get around the borough in a new minibus thanks to a grant from the Leader of Hillingdon Council and Older People's Champion, Cllr Ray Puddifoot.
Ruislip Manor Post Office is on the move to a nearby site where it will open as a new modern branch with longer opening hours.
Hillingdon Council is expanding its collection services to make it even easier for residents to recycle.
New Mayor, Cllr Allan Kauffman, meets the borough's Street Champions.
Residents can practice their volleys in time for Wimbledon fortnight with the launch of two newly upgraded tennis courts in Fassnidge Park.
Hillingdon's Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Education & Children's Services visited four schools benefiting from council cash for new classrooms and better facilities.
Residents are being encouraged to suggest projects that will enhance the north of the borough as part of Hillingdon Council's Feel PROUD campaign.
Hillingdon Council is marking Armed Forces week with a number of events to acknowledge the sacrifice of, and pay tribute to, the borough's service men and women, past and present.
Children's centres run by Hillingdon Council are marking Child Safety Week, 24 to 30 June, with a variety of events designed to reduce the risk of accidents.
Immigration Minister, Mark Harper, saw first hand the work of Hillingdon Council's beds in sheds officers - as the council continues to take swift action against rogue landlords who profit from renting beds in sheds.
Due to the council's intervention the travellers left the site yesterday evening.
Tea, cakes and scenic views are on the menu at a new community café opened by Hillingdon Council to provide voluntary work placements for people with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Hillingdon Council is holding a joint Street Champions and residents meeting for the north of the borough on 15 July.
Hundreds of fishing hooks were baited and lines cast by enthusiastic residents at the first of two family fishing fun days run by Hillingdon Council on Sunday 28 July.
Hillingdon is celebrating after being awarded more coveted Green Flag awards than any other local authority in the country.
Hillingdon Council celebrated the legacy of London 2012 by holding a disability sports festival on the anniversary of the day the Olympic torch blazed a trail through the borough.
Hillingdon Council is encouraging young bookworms aged 4-11 to hot foot it down to their local library as it launches the Summer Reading Challenge on Saturday 13 July.
Hillingdon Council is asking people to keep an extra watchful eye on older people and young children during the current heatwave.
Hillingdon Council's summer activity programme, Fiesta, swings into action on 29 July and children and young people hoping to take part should book now to secure a place.
On Saturday 23 February 2013, Hillingdon police in partnership with Hillingdon Council are inviting the public to an event called 'Aladdin's Cave' where stolen items from crimes such as burglary, robbery and general theft, will be available to be reclaimed by their original owners.
A shop owner has been ordered to pay more than 2,000 pounds for a fly-tipping related offence, following an investigation by Hillingdon Council.
Five new primary schools could be built and two others expanded under plans being considered by councillors next week to help ensure every child has a school place.
Hillingdon Council is encouraging women in the borough to join them in celebrating International Women's Day.
The London Borough of Hillingdon is joining forces with charities Action for Children and New Family Social to encourage lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) residents to consider adoption and fostering during LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week (4-10 March 2013).
Hillingdon Council is reaching out to carers in response to survey findings which show that more than one in ten people are providing unpaid care.
Gymnasts, comedians and dancers were among some of the acts to impress the judges and entertain the crowds at the borough's talent showcase on Sunday.
The winners of the Junction Art Box competition have been busy brightening up the borough with their winning designs.
One lucky resident has scooped a year's free membership to one of Hillingdon Council's leisure centres for pledging their commitment to be more active.
A 36 year old woman from Yiewsley has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for fraudulently claiming over 100,000 pounds in benefits.
Whilst temperatures dip across the borough, Hillingdon Council is reminding its residents of how to stay warm and safe in bad weather conditions.
Hillingdon Council has extended the deadline for volunteer applications to the Hillingdon Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) to the 15 February 2013.
Residents are being encouraged to get fit and try something new at Hillingdon Council's physical activity taster day.
Hillingdon Council is inviting its residents to a Healthy Heart event aimed at highlighting the importance of maintaining a healthy heart and healthy lifestyle.
Hillingdon Council announced the winners of the 'Walk to School' poetry competition at a special ceremony hosted at the Civic Centre on Wednesday 19 December.
Whether you are a singer, comedian or have a secret gift for circus skills, Hillingdon Council is searching for the borough's next superstar.
A new photography business is launching in the borough as part of Hillingdon Council's commitment to rejuvenate local high streets and fill vacant shops.
A man from Ruislip has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for claiming over 14,500 pounds in benefits from Hillingdon Council, using a fraudulently obtained UK passport.
A trio of local artists will be recreating their work on a series of junction boxes to brighten up the borough after winning a competition run by Hillingdon Council.
Hillingdon Council is encouraging residents to take part in a series of healthy heart activities in the borough's libraries to celebrate National Heart Month (February).
As the new year brings a renewed sense of energy, change4life Hillingdon can help provide the motivation everyone needs to finally kick start that healthy regime to get more fit and active.
Hillingdon Council is calling all job seekers to take advantage of free workshops, one-to-one guidance, course open days and business advice to help them maximise their job opportunities in 2013.
The owners of an off-licence have been ordered to pay more than £10,000 for selling counterfeit booze, following an investigation by Hillingdon Council.
Parents with children born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009 are being advised by the council's school admissions team to apply now for a primary school place. The closing date for applications is 15 January.
Hillingdon has unveiled the winners of Year of play competition and the Mayor of Hillingdon, Cllr Michael Markham hosted a special award ceremony to present the winners with their prizes.
Hillingdon Council is encouraging residents in the borough to think this Christmas about whether they could give the gift of a loving home to a child in need of a family.
Hillingdon Council has unveiled a special pavement plaque to celebrate the success of the borough's parlaympic double gold medallist dressage rider Natasha Baker.
Hillingdon Council has been awarded 4.5million pounds to invest in the regeneration of Hayes town centre, making it a better place for people to live, work and visit.
Hillingdon Council is continuing its fight against beds in sheds and taking firm action against rogue landlords.
Hillingdon Council is extending its successful and unique brown badge parking scheme for residents over 65 by introducing six new bays this week.
Council tax in the borough will be frozen for the next two years it was announced at meeting of Hillingdon Council's Cabinet last night (Thursday 20).
A creative furniture maker is set to launch her business in the borough after battling against other entrepreneurs to win a temporary shop space - and not pay a penny in rent or rates for three months.
Hillingdon Council is reaching out to carers in response to survey findings which show the pressure of looking after children while caring for elderly relatives is taking its toll on family life.
Sports achievers across the borough were presented with awards to celebrate their accomplishments at the Mayor's Sports Awards held at the Civic Centre on Tuesday night (22 January).
The number of accidents on a busy stretch of road in the borough has fallen by almost 20 per cent since the last review, latest figures have revealed.
Bottles of counterfeit vodka have been seized from shops in Hayes and Hillingdon Council is urging people to avoid buying or drinking it.
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