News

Hillingdon People magazine latest issue
13 May 2024
The magazine for Hillingdon residents, which provides community news from the council, is delivered to homes across the borough every 2 months.
Photo of men working on a Spitfire
21 May 2024
Hillingdon Council's Battle of Britain Bunker Exhibition and Visitor Centre is hosting a range of fun and informative events to commemorate one of the most important moments in military history.
A group young children with their bikes and cycling instructors, wearing high-vis and helmets
20 May 2024
Residents are being invited to have their say on Hillingdon Council's plans to improve cycling provision and encourage more residents to get riding.
The newly-elected Mayor of Hillingdon, Cllr Colleen Sullivan
10 May 2024
The new Mayor of Hillingdon was formally voted in at Hillingdon Council's Annual General Meeting last night (Thursday 9 May).
Fostering new offer
09 May 2024
Hillingdon Council has launched an unrivalled payment and benefits package for foster carers who can now earn up to £1,500 per week and receive a 25 per cent reduction in council tax when looking after a child in care.
Cllr Jonathan Bianco and Cllr Eddie Lavery open the new playground at Cranford Park
01 May 2024
A brand new playground was officially opened by Hillingdon Council yesterday (Tuesday 30 April) as part of a £4.6 million restoration of its popular heritage site, Cranford Park.
new local plan example of development and regeneration
29 Apr 2024
Hillingdon Council has launched a consultation on the borough's new Local Plan giving residents the opportunity to share their views and ensure the plan reflects the needs and desires of local people.
family hub children
25 Apr 2024
Hillingdon Council has launched a new video to showcase its pioneering family hubs programme, which currently boasts two fully integrated hubs offering a wide range of services for expectant parents and families with children aged up to the age of 19 (25 with SEND).
Group shot of all the 2024 Hillingdon Community Awards winners, with the Mayor, Leader and Chief Executive
24 Apr 2024
The hidden heroes in Hillingdon's communities were celebrated for their outstanding, but often unseen work at a special awards ceremony by Hillingdon Council last night (Tuesday 23 April).
The Mayor of Hillingdon joined by previous winners and entrants to the Hillingdon in Bloom and Autumn Show competitions
22 Apr 2024
Gardeners and growers old and new are being encouraged to enter Hillingdon Council's popular plant-growing competitions for 2024.
Young boy in primary school setting
17 Apr 2024
Hillingdon Council is the top London local authority this National Offer Day (Tuesday 16 April), with 95.68 per cent of parents in the borough being awarded their first choice primary school place.
Planters in Tavistock Road, West Drayton, installed as part of an experimental traffic calming scheme.
17 Apr 2024
Residents in West Drayton are being asked to share their views on experimental traffic calming measures introduced by Hillingdon Council following residents' complaints about persistent dangerous driving.
Cllr Jonathan Bianco, Cllr Martin Goddard and Cllr Eddie Lavery officially breaking ground at the Hayes and Avondale estate regeneration sites
04 Apr 2024
Hillingdon Council has formally broken ground on its flagship regeneration scheme in Hayes that will deliver hundreds of new homes.
unsafe cosmetics and electricals seized in Hayes
02 Apr 2024
A Hayes shopkeeper has been prosecuted for selling unsafe goods and putting residents' lives in danger following an investigation by Hillingdon Council's trading standards team.
Illegal tobacco, no UK duty paid, seized from Hayes shopkeeper by Trading Standards
22 Mar 2024
A Hayes trader has been ordered to pay more than £3,400 for selling fake tobacco following a prosecution brought by Hillingdon Council's trading standards team.
A woman and two young children sort recycling into a Hillingdon recycling bag
18 Mar 2024
Hillingdon Council is relaunching its free automatic recycling bag delivery service to make it more efficient and environmentally sustainable.
A view of spring plants for sale at the RAGC
11 Mar 2024
Help to build a bug hotel or take an informative tour of Hillingdon Council's community garden centre as part of a new London-wide festival celebrating health and nature.
Civic Centre
22 Feb 2024
Hillingdon Council approved its annual budget on Thursday 22 February, confirming that investment in services will continue in 2024/25 and setting council tax at one of the lowest levels in outer London.
Young girl footballers from Wealdstone FC
19 Feb 2024
Hillingdon Council is working with Wealdstone and Ickenham Youth Football Clubs to help them to take on long-term leases of their playing grounds thanks to support from Middlesex FA, the Premier League, The FA and the government's Football Foundation.
Safety-conscious schoolchildren competed in a ‘Dragons’ Den’ style event for the chance to win funding for road safety and sustainable travel improvements.
16 Feb 2024
Safety-conscious schoolchildren competed in a 'Dragons' Den' style event hosted by Hillingdon Council for the chance to win their school funding for road safety and sustainable travel improvements.
CGI image of how the relocated Uxbridge Library reception/front desk would look
15 Feb 2024
The recommendation to relocate Uxbridge Library to the borough's Civic Centre was approved by Hillingdon Council's Cabinet tonight (Thursday 15 February) subject to planning approval being granted.
Community planting day at the flood measures in Elephant Park
12 Feb 2024
Hillingdon Council is seeking residents' views on its draft Local Flood Risk Management Strategy (LFRMS).
Two people shaking hands in smart work attire
08 Feb 2024
Businesses in Hillingdon are being invited to attend a special event organised by Hillingdon Council to enable them to grow by procuring new contracts.
Blood pressure monitors available for free from libraries
07 Feb 2024
Hillingdon Council has launched a new blood pressure monitor loan scheme to help make it easier for residents to keep on top of their health and wellbeing.
Cllr Eddie Lavery and the Mayor of Hillingdon holding a giant cheque for £50,000 standing alongside representatives from Powerday - who run the council's waste facility in West Drayton - and Hillingdon Hospice.
24 Jan 2024
Hillingdon residents have raised £50,000 for Harlington Hospice by giving unwanted household items a new lease of life.
View of the brick facade of Cranford Park, from the shade of a hanging tree in the foreground and blue skies behind.
23 Jan 2024
From crafting and bird-spotting, celebrating sticks and a special April Fool's event, there's something for everyone at Cranford Park for 2024.
Harefield Civic Amenity Site
22 Jan 2024
A campaign by Hillingdon Council has resulted in waste diversion rates at one of its civic amenity sites increasing by 20 per cent.
Oana-Maria Vasile with the Mayor of Hillingdon Cllr Shehryar Ahmad-Wallana
17 Jan 2024
Hillingdon Council's Learn Hillingdon adult education service is offering a range of courses on childcare and early years learning.
Pile of newspapers
01 Jan 2024
Hillingdon Council's news releases from 2023.
Pile of newspapers
01 Jan 2023
Hillingdon Council's news releases from 2022.