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Businesses - financial support and grants
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.
Woman getting a COVID swab
12 Mar 2021
Hillingdon Council's latest lateral flow COVID-19 testing site opened in Sipson on Wednesday (10 March).
Heathrow vaccination site staff
08 Mar 2021
Vaccination Centre at Heathrow Airport opens
Census 2021
03 Mar 2021
Hillingdon Council is calling on all households to take part in the Census 2021 survey to help plan and fund public services in the borough.
secondary schools
05 Mar 2021
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.
Civic Centre forecourt 2
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.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
25 Feb 2021
The latest on plans for a gradual easing of lockdown, getting a COVID-19 test without symptoms, vaccinations and more...
22 Feb 2021
Hillingdon Council has prosecuted a catering company in Hayes and its owners after a food hygiene inspection uncovered a string of offences.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
10 Feb 2021
Coronavirus vaccination and testing update; become a Community Champion; Heart Month, and more...
Food hygiene jaffnas
19 Feb 2021
 Hillingdon Council has prosecuted the owner of a takeaway in Hayes after a routine inspection uncovered a host of hygiene offences.
Lateral flow test
11 Feb 2021
Hillingdon Council is opening further COVID-19 testing sites for residents not displaying any symptoms.
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.
Picture of Hillingdon Council's cabinet members as of January 2021
14 Jan 2021
Cllr Ian Edwards was appointed the new Leader of Hillingdon Council at a Full Council meeting this evening.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
07 Jan 2021
Includes asymptomatic testing in Hillingdon; support for businesses; parking for residents, and more...
Coronavirus test
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.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
21 Dec 2020
Includes details on Tier 4 restrictions, support for residents at risk, advice for businesses, guidance on shielding for the clinically extremely vulnerable, facility closures, COVID-19 vaccinations and testing in Hillingdon, and more...
Trading standards
24 Dec 2020
Hillingdon Council successfully prosecuted a former West Drayton trader who hid more than 60,000 counterfeit and smuggled cigarettes in a flat above his off-licence.
Coronavirus test
18 Dec 2020
Locally organised asymptomatic testing has started in Hillingdon to help to protect those most at risk of coronavirus and to slow the spread of infection, using rapid tests supplied by NHS Test and Trace.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
16 Dec 2020
Includes coronavirus advice and guidance; business update; facility closures; free parking, and more...
Councillor Burrows standing in front of a new parking machine
11 Dec 2020
Hillingdon Council is installing brand new pay and display parking machines across the borough, giving residents and visitors the added option of paying by credit or debit card.
Ruislip High School expansion
11 Dec 2020
Hillingdon Council has completed its latest school expansion project at Ruislip High School, creating additional school places, a sixth form centre and brand new classrooms to provide high quality educational facilities for young people.
Eastcote Rain Garden
03 Dec 2020
Hillingdon Council's Eastcote Rain Gardens project has won another national award for its improvement works carried out to reduce the risk of flooding in the local area.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
02 Dec 2020
Includes coronavirus advice and guidance; Christmas in Hillingdon; seasonal refuse and recycling dates; free trees for residents, and more...
KICA logo
30 Nov 2020
Hillingdon Council's annual Kids in Care Awards happened virtually on Monday 30 November, to recognise young people who have overcome difficult circumstances to make an outstanding achievement in their lives.
Free Trees!!!
26 Nov 2020
It's National Tree Week and Hillingdon Council's Rural Activities Garden Centre (RAGC) is once again offering residents free tree saplings and Christmas trees are now available to purchase, while elsewhere in the borough 3,000 new trees are being planted.
Footsteps pavement markings for social distancing
19 Nov 2020
Hillingdon Council is introducing COVID-19 marshals this week as part of its ongoing efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus and remind residents how they can keep themselves and each other safe.
Cllr Neil Fyfe (1946 – 2020)
18 Nov 2020
We were very saddened to hear the news that Cllr Neil Fyfe, ward councillor for Charville, has passed away.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
09 Nov 2020
Includes coronavirus advice and guidance; facility closures; business updates; parking arrangements; Remembrance Day, and more...
Coronavirus test
13 Nov 2020
Hillingdon Council launched its COVID-19 tracing service on Wednesday 11 November, in support of the NHS.
photo of Sean McDonald next to bus
04 Nov 2020
An independent travel training service introduced by Hillingdon Council in partnership with passenger transport experts has been credited with changing the lives of young people in Hillingdon.
Tashan Daniel Award
03 Nov 2020
Hillingdon Council has launched a bursary award for young people in memory of Tashan Daniel, aged 20, from Hillingdon, who was tragically killed in an unprovoked attack at Hillingdon underground station in September 2019.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
19 Oct 2020
Includes coronavirus guidance and advice; get your flu vaccination, support and advice for businesses; awards success for our waste and recycling heroes, and more...
£1000 fine
26 Oct 2020
Hillingdon Council has issued fines totalling £5,000 to three bars and restaurants who broke COVID-19 rules.
22 Oct 2020
Hillingdon Council's zero tolerance approach to fly-tipping saw fines totalling £134,400 issued to more than 300 people caught illegally dumping waste in the borough's streets and open spaces.
Cllr Ray Puddifoot MBE, Leader of the Council
20 Oct 2020
Hillingdon Council's longest serving leader (20 years) Cllr Sir Ray Puddifoot MBE has announced that he will be resigning as Leader of the Council in the new year.
Copse Wood
19 Oct 2020
Hillingdon Council has invested £88,000 to acquire a further 30 acres of ancient semi-natural woodland in Ruislip Woods, to manage and protect for future generations to enjoy.
Bunker family event
19 Oct 2020
Hillingdon Council's Battle of Britain Bunker Exhibition and Visitor Centre in Uxbridge will be opening its doors to families throughout October half-term (Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October).
Hillingdon Council logo on door of waste truck
19 Oct 2020
Hillingdon Council's waste and recycling service won the Best Team of the Year Award at this year's Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee awards (LARAC) which took place on Wednesday 14 October.
Hillingdon Mayor Cllr Teji Barnes at Green Flag Awards
14 Oct 2020
The west London borough of Hillingdon has been awarded 60 Green Flag awards for its parks and green spaces - the highest number of any local authority in the country for the eighth year running.
Trading standards day of action
12 Oct 2020
Hillingdon Council cracked down on the sale of counterfeit goods in a day of action held on Tuesday 29 September.
Adele adult learning
06 Oct 2020
Hillingdon Council has launched its programme of courses and qualifications for adult learners for 2020/21, with an increased focus on online classes due to COVID-19.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
25 Sep 2020
Includes coronavirus guidance and advice; information on the new NHS COVID-19 app; details about free, online activities for children and young people, and more...
Waste Weekend
29 Sep 2020
Hillingdon Council's popular waste weekends have helped raise more than £4,000 for Harlington Hospice thanks to donations from residents visiting the site and taking home unwanted items that are still in a good condition.
Hillingdon in Bloom
28 Sep 2020
Hillingdon Council's annual gardening competition, Hillingdon in Bloom, received more entries than ever before this year, with 169 entries from residents who took pride in their gardens during lockdown months.
Autumn Show 1
25 Sep 2020
Hillingdon residents of all ages entered their homegrown produce in Hillingdon Council's annual Autumn Show, held at The Great Barn, Ruislip on Saturday 19 September.
Hillingdon Stories
17 Sep 2020
Hillingdon Council is interested in hearing from residents of all ages, who may have a fascinating story to tell about living or working in the borough for a new Hillingdon Stories campaign.
Battle of Britain Bunker
11 Sep 2020
Hillingdon Council's Battle of Britain Bunker and Exhibition Centre in Uxbridge has reopened its doors to visitors following the pandemic, and will be hosting an array of virtual events to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
Great British September Clean
09 Sep 2020
Hillingdon Council is inviting residents to take part in litter pick events at local parks and green spaces, as part of the nationwide Great British September Clean.
07 Sep 2020
Hillingdon Council has issued fines totalling £22,000 following a week of action to tackle domestic fly-tipping in the borough.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
04 Sep 2020
Includes coronavirus guidance and advice; information for parents and carers sending their children back to school; the reopening of our libraries, and more...
Cycling image
10 Aug 2020
Hillingdon Council has secured an award of £100,000 from the Department for Transport to improve cycling and walking opportunities in the borough.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
03 Aug 2020
Includes coronavirus advice and guidance; details of our new business directory; how you can celebrate Playday virtually, and more...
High Speed Rail
31 Jul 2020
Hillingdon Council has successfully persuaded the Court of Appeal to overturn a High Court decision concerning the submission of planning applications by HS2 Ltd under the HS2 Act.
Cranford Park stables
27 Jul 2020
Hillingdon Council's historic Cranford Park has been awarded £2.28 million by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund following a successful restoration bid.
Hillingdon Open For Business
14 Jul 2020
Hillingdon Council is inviting businesses to sign up to a brand new business directory that has been designed to encourage residents to support local high streets following the pandemic lockdown.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
07 Jul 2020
Includes coronavirus advice and guidance, how we are supporting businesses and the high streets, the Library Service's reserve and collect service, and more...
Table and chairs outside a restaurant
18 Jun 2020
Hillingdon Council is providing a package of support and guidance to help businesses reopen safely and encourage residents to visit their local high street.
Adolescents team awards - Guardian
17 Jun 2020
Hillingdon Council has been commended for improving the life chances of disadvantaged families in the borough, in a report published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government on Wednesday 3 June.
Summer Challenge 2020
12 Jun 2020
Local children are being encouraged to take part in the annual Summer Reading Challenge online from June to September, to enjoy books and help improve reading and literacy.