Hillingdon People magazine latest issue
18 May 2023
The magazine for Hillingdon residents, which provides community news from the council, is delivered to homes across the borough every 2 months.
Food waste competition: How could you store yours?
09 Jun 2023
Hillingdon Council has launched a competition for local primary aged children inviting them to share creative and sustainable ways to store food waste indoors to try and win a prize.
External GV of Yiewsley Library
02 Jun 2023
Hillingdon Council is proposing to appropriate land at the former Yiewsley Library and Yiewsley Pool site for planning purposes, so it can be used to build vital new homes.
ULEZ sign
26 May 2023
The High Court has today (25 May) announced it will allow further grounds for challenge as part of a Judicial Review by a coalition of councils into the proposed expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).
Little boy holding a book date stamp
26 May 2023
Last night, Hillingdon Council's Cabinet agreed the borough's new five-year Library Strategy.
Children playing cricket 2
25 May 2023
Hillingdon Council is launching two brand-new cricket pitches this June as part of its commitment to providing high quality leisure facilities for residents.
Cllr Heena Makwana, Cllr Eddie Lavery, Mayor of Hillingdon Cllr Shehryar Ahmad-Wallana,  Sir Ray Puddifoot MBE and Allan Kauffman at the unveiling of the 'South Ruislip Stories' series of posters.
19 May 2023
A set of six 'retro' style posters highlighting the local history of South Ruislip have been unveiled at South Ruislip railway bridge.
People living with dementia visit QPR
17 May 2023
This Dementia Action Week (Monday 15 to Sunday 21 May) Hillingdon Council is promoting the wide range of activities and services it provides to support residents living with dementia and their carers.
Generic London houses / street scene
16 May 2023
A three-bedroom council house has been freed-up for a family in need after Hillingdon Council discovered in 2018 a fraudster had been living there illegally for years.
Woman with smiling baby, foster logo
15 May 2023
Hillingdon Council is celebrating Foster Care Fortnight (15 to 28 May) and its remarkable foster carers, who provide care and support for children, babies and young people in need of a loving home.
Mayor Cllr Shehryar Ahmad-Wallana (landscape)
16 May 2023
At Hillingdon Council's Annual General Meeting on Thursday 11 May, Cllr Shehryar Ahmad-Wallana was elected the new Mayor of Hillingdon.
young family of four
10 May 2023
Hillingdon Council is inviting children, young people, families, carers, partners, providers and community organisations to have their say on its proposals to roll out a family hub model boroughwide and options for its early year nurseries.
Cllrs Bianco, Edwards and Lavery at the topping out of the Platinum Jubilee Leisure Centre in West Drayton
05 May 2023
The final steel beam to complete the structure of the new Platinum Jubilee Leisure Centre in West Drayton was installed on the site this week.
illustrated have your say graphic
04 May 2023
Hillingdon Council is inviting people in the borough to comment on plans to update the types of anti-social activities that are prohibited in its parks and public places.
Tennis racket and balls on court
04 May 2023
Hillingdon Council is inviting residents to celebrate the opening of its newly refurbished tennis courts at its sports themed, free family fun days at Northwood Recreation Ground and Rosedale Park on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May.
ULEZ sign
27 Apr 2023
Hillingdon Council's boroughwide survey into the probable impact of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) expansion has provided a snapshot of the detrimental effects it would have on the borough's residents and businesses.
hard hat and glove
24 Apr 2023
Hillingdon Council has successfully prosecuted wholesale and general distribution company, Davis & Dann Limited, for failing to comply with health and safety rules at their warehouse in South Ruislip which caused significant harm to a visiting delivery driver.
Dirty cooker top and kitchen
19 Apr 2023
A Hayes landlord has been forced to pay more than £6,000 after a tribunal upheld Hillingdon Council's decision to fine him for numerous safety risks caused by his poor management of a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).
primary school child jumps in the air
18 Apr 2023
Hillingdon Council is ranked first in west London for offering children and their parents their first choice school on Primary National Offer Day.
Coronation logo
17 Apr 2023
Hillingdon Council has organised a variety of events for residents of all ages to come together and celebrate the forthcoming Coronation of King Charles III.
Parking ticket
17 Apr 2023
Hillingdon residents, businesses, community groups and partners are being asked to provide their views on proposals to change the borough's parking fine charges.
Mayor, Cllr Lavery, local gardeners and community groups
13 Apr 2023
Spring is finally here and Hillingdon Council is hoping for a bumper crop of entries for its popular horticultural competitions, Hillingdon in Bloom and the Autumn Show, with applications now open.
ULEZ sign
24 Apr 2023
The High Court has today (12 April) announced that it has granted permission for a Judicial Review into the proposed expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) London-wide from August 2023.
Blonde haired blue eyed Elsa, Battle of Britain hero
12 Apr 2023
A new spring/summer publicity campaign has launched to focus on the unseen work of women in the WAAF based at the Battle of Britain Bunker in Uxbridge during the Second World War.
digger on flatbed driving down the side of house
12 Apr 2023
An Uxbridge man has been ordered to pay more than £2,600 after ignoring two planning enforcement notices served after he illegally built a single-story extension at the home he rented in Cowley Road.
Group of young people
20 Apr 2023
Hillingdon Council is inviting young people, families, carers, partner agencies and community organisations to have their say on its new proposals for the youth offer in the borough.
Young, black, vulnerable girl
03 Apr 2023
Hillingdon Council is asking people who might be able to provide emergency short term foster care to a child of any age or offer safe refuge to an unaccompanied asylum-seeking child (UASC) to contact its fostering team.
ULEZ sign
30 Mar 2023
The Mayor of London is being called out for starting to install signs and ANPR cameras by stealth in the outer London boroughs which are challenging expansion of the ULEZ.
team picture from awards night
30 Mar 2023
Hillingdon Council's local land charges team won the top award for customer satisfaction at the Local Land Charges Awards for Excellence held in Bristol on Tuesday 28 March.
hand dropping orange peel into food waste bin
28 Mar 2023
Hillingdon Council is asking residents to waste less, save money and help to create a cleaner, greener planet for future generations, by signing up to its next Zero Waste Challenge, which will run from Monday 3 to Sunday 30 April.
Modified first floor extension with new door and railings at 15b Station Road, Hayes
27 Mar 2023
A rogue landlord has been ordered to pay more than £15,000 after illegally altering buildings he rented out as houses of multiple occupancy in Hayes.
Sports equipment
23 Mar 2023
Hillingdon Council's Holiday Activities and Food programme (HAF) is returning on Monday 3 April to provide a range of free fun activities, food and refreshments to eligible children and young people during the Easter school holidays.
Leader, Mayor and Chief Executive with all the winners from the 2023 Hillingdon Community Awards
14 Mar 2023
Hillingdon Council celebrated 24 residents and organisations this evening (Tuesday 14 March) for their bravery, volunteering and community work at its annual Community Awards.
six children smile at the camera
03 Mar 2023
Hillingdon Council has continued to offer a high number of preferred secondary school places to Hillingdon pupils.
Books in a library
01 Mar 2023
Hillingdon residents, partners, businesses and community groups can now have their say on the vision for Hillingdon Council's library service for the next five years.
ULEZ sign
01 Mar 2023
Hillingdon Council has launched a survey to measure the probable impact of the expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) on borough residents and businesses.
Picture of front of Civic Centre with red flowers in foreground
23 Feb 2023
Hillingdon Council approved its annual budget on Thursday 23 February, confirming that investment in services will continue in 2023/24 and setting a council tax and social care precept increase well below the rate of inflation.
High court
17 Feb 2023
A Hayes shop owner has been ordered to pay more than £1,300 for selling vapes containing nicotine to children following an investigation by Hillingdon Council's trading standards team.
ULEZ sign
16 Feb 2023
A coalition of five councils has today (Thursday 16 February) launched a Judicial Review to challenge Transport for London (TfL) and the Mayor of London's decision to expand the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to outer London boroughs.
Coronation Emblem
14 Feb 2023
Hillingdon residents still have two weeks to submit applications to Hillingdon Council to hold a street party to mark the Coronation of His Majesty, the King.
ULEZ sign
08 Feb 2023
Leaders of four councils have today (Wednesday 8 February) told the Mayor of London air pollution statistics he shared were misleading and pledged their commitment to fighting his ULEZ expansion plans.
ULEZ sign
13 Jan 2023
The London boroughs of Hillingdon, Bexley, Bromley and Harrow have this week written to the Mayor of London raising serious concerns around his ULEZ expansion plans and the adverse effects this will have on our residents, businesses and visitors to outer London.
Brunel University London's Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Andrew Jones (l) and Leader of Hillingdon Council, Cllr Ian Edwards (r)
25 Jan 2023
Hillingdon Council is celebrating the formation of a new partnership with the internationally renowned Brunel University London which will see both organisations work collaboratively to foster positive opportunities for the borough.
Large rear extension at 40 Cranmer Road, Hayes, was built without planning 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.
Photo of a Learn Hillingdon class in session
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.
Picture of front of Civic Centre with red flowers in foreground
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.
Pub beer taps
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.
A group of young people celebrate on a night out
08 Dec 2022
Hillingdon Council is urging residents to shop smart and celebrate safely during the festive season.
Picture of Learn Hillingdon certificate presentation ceremony
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.
ULEZ sign
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.
Photo of Mayor, Consort, Cllr Edwards and Cllr Lavery beside COVID memorial at Breakspear Crematorium
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.
strategy news article
18 Nov 2022
Hillingdon Council's four-year Council Strategy was agreed at last night's Full Council meeting (Thursday 17 November).
Cllr Eddie Lavery and Cllr Jonathan Bianco in the cellars of Cranford Park
22 Nov 2022
Renovation works to upgrade one of the Hillingdon's top historical sites and safeguard it for the future continue apace.
Cllr Jonathan Bianco and Cllr Eddie Lavery outside the newly-created 'swale' in Bessingby Park
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.
ULEZ sign
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.
Cllr Jonathan Bianco and Cllr Eddie Lavery outside the newly-renovated property
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.
Princess of Wales
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.
Hillingdon Community Awards 2023
08 Nov 2022
Hillingdon Council is inviting residents to thank a selfless person or team by nominating them for a Hillingdon Community Award.
Tashan Daniel 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.
Kelly Johns - seated front row with long red hair - holding her Children & Young People award at the ceremony
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).