2022 news archive
Hillingdon Council's news releases from 2022.
Hayes homeowners ordered to pay £6,000 and demolish huge extension after building it without permission
21 Dec 2022
Hayes homeowners have been ordered to pay more than £6,000 costs and to pull down a 40-square-metre rear extension they had built without planning permission.
20 Dec 2022
Hillingdon Council's adult education service has just released its new programme of courses for the spring 2023 term which adults aged 19 and over can enrol on now to boost their professional or personal development.
12 Dec 2022
Hillingdon Council's budget for 2023/24 proposes a council tax and social care precept increase of 4.99 per cent, well below the rate of inflation. It also proposes increasing fees and charges towards full cost recovery for discretionary services used by residents. Even after these increases, Hillingdon residents are set to pay amongst the lowest levels of council tax in outer London and the lowest fees and charges per capita of any other authority in London.
14 Dec 2022
The license-holders of a noisy Ruislip bar have been ordered to pay more than £14,000 in court costs after failing to overturn Hillingdon Council's decision to reduce the hours for regulated entertainment on their premises licence.
30 Nov 2022
Hillingdon Council's Learn Hillingdon Adult Community Education service held a graduation ceremony for some of its 2021/22 adult learners in the Civic Centre on Saturday 18 November.
25 Nov 2022
Following today's (Friday 25 November) announcement by the Mayor of London that the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be expanded London-wide from August 2023, Hillingdon, Harrow, Bexley and Croydon councils have announced their resolve to work with other outer London boroughs to resist its implementation by using all means at their disposal.
18 Nov 2022
Hillingdon Council unveiled a permanent memorial today (Friday 18 November) at Breakspear Crematorium, Ruislip, to remember the borough's residents who have tragically lost their lives to COVID-19.
21 Nov 2022
Three Hillingdon parks have been future-proofed against changing climates with the addition of new flood alleviation measures, that will also boost local biodiversity.
16 Nov 2022
Party leaders from both sides of Hillingdon Council's chamber have joined forces to urge their GLA representative to vote against the Mayor of London's plans to expand the ULEZ.
17 Nov 2022
A brilliant piece of partnership working has helped Hillingdon Council turn a vacant house in Hayes into vital supported living for homeless people.
09 Nov 2022
The Princess of Wales visited Colham Manor Children's Centre today (Wednesday 9 November) to see how Hillingdon Council and Hillingdon Perinatal Mental Health (PNMH) team and other services are working together to support women through their pregnancies and early motherhood.
08 Nov 2022
Hillingdon Council is inviting residents to thank a selfless person or team by nominating them for a Hillingdon Community Award.
18 Oct 2022
Six young people have received funding to help them pursue their ambitions in sports and culture as part of Hillingdon Council's 2022 Tashan Daniel Award.
18 Oct 2022
Kelly Johns from Hillingdon Council's children's services is celebrating winning the children and families social worker award at the prestigious Children & Young People Awards (6 October).
07 Oct 2022
From Monday 31 October, waste and recycling collection days will change for some households in Hillingdon.
Uxbridge caterer must pay more than £60,000 and receives suspended prison sentence after listeria found in sandwiches
27 Sep 2022
A sandwich business and its owner that seriously breached food hygiene regulations have been ordered to pay a total of £61,343 at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court on Tuesday 13 September following a successful prosecution by Hillingdon Council's food health and safety team.
23 Sep 2022
Hillingdon Council is throwing down the gauntlet to households and encouraging residents to take part in its month-long Zero Waste Challenge to reduce their general waste in just four weeks.
22 Sep 2022
Hillingdon Council has launched its new schedule of skills and training courses for adults, offered by Learn Hillingdon Adult Community Education, on its website.
23 Sep 2022
Hillingdon Council and Higgins Partnerships have today entered into contracts to deliver a flagship regeneration scheme in Hayes.
09 Sep 2022
It is with great sadness that Hillingdon Council learned of the death of Her Majesty The Queen, and our sadness is shared by residents and employees across the borough.
25 Aug 2022
Walks, digs, and an adventure maze await residents as part of the fun activities for this year's Heritage Open Days.
19 Aug 2022
Hillingdon Council is offering its support to parents, carers and staff affected by the impending closure of its early years childcare provision.
15 Aug 2022
A unique new exhibition at the Battle of Britain Bunker and Visitor Centre celebrates the astonishing exploits of a Jewish radar expert during Operation Jubilee.
08 Aug 2022
A Hayes business has been fined £2,700 for selling illegal skin lightening products following an investigation by Hillingdon Council's trading standards team.
01 Aug 2022
Hillingdon Council has withdrawn plans for 100 new homes and a modern new library in Yiewsley, so that concerns from local residents can be addressed in a revised and improved application.
29 Jul 2022
Hillingdon Council is confident new homes will still be built despite claims it will be unable to deliver on housebuilding targets due to electricity grid supply issues.
26 Jul 2022
Hillingdon Council has once again been recognised for its outstanding parks and open spaces, after four more have scooped prestigious Green Flag Awards.
26 Jul 2022
Hillingdon Council is encouraging young people of all ages to join the science-themed Summer Reading Challenge during the school holidays.
11 Jul 2022
A Hayes car dealership has been fined almost £60,000 for misleading customers by selling cars deliberately listed as being ULEZ compliant when they weren't.
11 Jul 2022
A husband and wife have been fined £6,500 after ignoring a planning enforcement notice ordering them not to use their Uxbridge home as a car sales showroom and garage
11 Jul 2022
A planning inspector has thrown out an appeal by a developer to build 47 one-bedroom homes in the grounds of Grade I Listed Swakeleys House.
08 Jul 2022
The council is investing £875,000 in the creation of a new state-of-the-art adult education centre in the heart of Uxbridge which is set to open this coming September for the start of the new academic year.
06 Jul 2022
Hillingdon resident, Joanne Matthews is celebrating winning the Return to Learning prize at the annual Festival of Learning awards, which took place at the City Lit Institute of Adult Learning, this week.
29 Jun 2022
Hillingdon Council is encouraging residents, and those who work and travel through the borough, to respond to the Mayor of London's consultation on the expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to all of Greater London including Hillingdon. This consultation is open until Friday 29 July.
01 Jul 2022
Even more homes in Hillingdon are set to benefit from high speed internet connections after Hillingdon Council agreed a new partnership with broadband provider, Hyperoptic.
22 Jun 2022
Hillingdon Council held a special awards ceremony yesterday (Tuesday 21 June) to present awards to 25 of the borough's unsung heroes for the incredible - often unseen - work they do in the local community.
17 Jun 2022
A West Drayton father of three has been jailed for dumping more than 11 tonnes of commercial waste at Harefield Civic Amenity Site on numerous occasions without paying the required fees.
17 Jun 2022
A 30-acre extension to the ecologically invaluable ancient woodland in Ruislip has been granted National Nature Reserve (NNR) status.
10 Jun 2022
A Hayes shopkeeper has been fined £1,260 after selling an illegal skin lightening cream he told trading standard officers he thought was a harmless moisturiser.
10 Jun 2022
Two estates in Hayes will be undergoing environmentally-friendly facelifts to make them kinder to wildlife and future-proof them against climate change.
11 May 2022
Hillingdon Council will celebrate this year's Foster Care Fortnight (9 to 22 May) by highlighting the positive impact that fostering can have on the lives of both young people, and residents considering looking after a child or young person.
06 May 2022
Hillingdon's budding horticulturalists are being invited to show off their skills as the borough's popular plant-growing competitions return for 2022.
19 Apr 2022
Hillingdon Council was ranked first in the capital for offering children their parents' first preference and top in west London across all preferences in today's (Tuesday 19 April) Primary National Offer Day.
14 Apr 2022
A Harefield haulage company has been ordered to pay almost £50,000 after flouting a legal notice from Hillingdon Council ordering it to stop illegally using the site to sort rubbish.
24 Mar 2022
Hillingdon Council has agreed a 'safety valve' agreement with the Department for Education (DfE) to resolve a historical deficit of Hillingdon's ring-fenced Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG).
16 Mar 2022
A planning inspector has thrown out an appeal contesting Hillingdon Council's decision to refuse planning and listed building applications that would have had 'unacceptable impact' on a historic Grade II listed building in Eastcote.
Rogue landlord couple ordered to pay £27,000 after renting hazardous property 'not fit for human habitation'
11 Mar 2022
Husband and wife landlords whose tenants had to live with no heating, broken fire safety equipment and raw sewage outside their Northwood property have been ordered to pay £27,000.