2021 news archive
Hillingdon Council's news releases from 2021.
25 Jul 2023
This year, Hillingdon Council processed 3,664 primary school applications, with 93.7 percent of children offered their parents' first preference and 98.7 per cent offered a place at one of their parents' top three preferred primary schools.
11 Apr 2021
Extensive tracking of COVID-19 has identified a single case of the variant first discovered in South Africa in Hayes. This case cannot be traced back to international travel.
07 Apr 2021
Hillingdon Council is encouraging residents and businesses to give their feedback on its draft plan for tackling climate change.
13 Apr 2021
Hillingdon Council is assisting businesses across the borough who are re-opening today (Monday 12 April) and is encouraging residents to support their local shops and traders.
31 Mar 2021
Hillingdon Council has prosecuted a restaurant business in Swakeleys Road, Ickenham after its owners commissioned the felling of two trees in a conservation area without consent.
23 Mar 2021
Residents living with school-aged children, or school staff members can now take COVID-19 tests at home, as Hillingdon Council continues efforts to keep the borough safe.
19 Mar 2021
The council and HS2 have reached agreement that has removed the need for the council to continue with its Judicial Review in relation to the Colne Valley Viaduct.
25 Jul 2023
Even more residents in North West London now have access to a Covid-19 vaccine with the launch of a new large vaccination centre at the Old Vinyl Factory in Hayes. The site has started offering vaccinations from today, Tuesday 16 March.
16 Mar 2021
Hillingdon Council has been nominated for an award for its innovative approach to protecting children and young people from exploitation, ahead of National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day on Thursday 18 March.
15 Mar 2021
Hillingdon Council has expanded the eligibility criteria for its discretionary business grant schemes to provide further sectors with access to financial support as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
25 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council has offered 94 per cent of pupils one of their preferred secondary school places. This means that Hillingdon is once again the top west London borough for this and ahead of the London average of 93 per cent.
25 Feb 2021
Hillingdon Council approved its annual budget tonight (Thursday 25 February), confirming that services and award-winning facilities valued by residents will be maintained in the 2021/22 financial year.
Serious rodent infestation lands catering business and directors with a £14,000 penalty after council warnings ignored
25 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council has prosecuted a catering company in Hayes and its owners after a food hygiene inspection uncovered a string of offences.
05 Feb 2021
Hillingdon Council has received £38,665 from the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime to introduce a new targeted parenting programme to tackle child criminal exploitation and is now looking for volunteers to support parents of local children.
27 Jan 2021
Hillingdon Council has been awarded £39,100 funding from central government to support those most at risk from coronavirus (COVID-19) and boost vaccine take up by providing advice as well as tackling misinformation.
14 Jan 2021
Cllr Ian Edwards was appointed the new Leader of Hillingdon Council at a Full Council meeting this evening.
04 Jan 2021
Hillingdon Council is pleased to announce the opening of the borough's second community asymptomatic testing site. From Monday 4 January, residents without symptoms can get tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) at the Beck Theatre in Hayes using rapid tests supplied by NHS Test and Trace.