Uxbridge bank appeals for donations to stock food bank
METRO Bank in Uxbridge is collecting donations to help support Hillingdon Foodbank as part of its Christmas Community Campaign.
Opinion: BBC now a threat to all local newspapers
Local newspaper editors are calling on the BBC to abandon its plans to roll out local news websites in areas already served by independent publishers
Patron saint of tunnellers asked to look after HS2 staff
TO celebrate the Patron Saint of Tunnellers and Miners, St Barbara, an Ealing priest today (4) blessed the two tunnel boring machines to be used on taking the HS2 rail line underground.
Hillingdon turns up the heat on housing damp problems
A NEW online system to track and tackle cases of damp and mould in social housing more effectively is being pioneered in Hillingdon.
Hillingdon counter-fraud team are Grand Prix winners
THE highest accolade of Grand Prix winner was awarded to Hillingdon Council’s counter-fraud team at the Public Finance Awards in London.
Hopes grow of extra cash to help Hillingdon asylum efforts
HILLINGDON Council is calling on the Government to consider extra help for boroughs with higher numbers of asylum seekers.
End in sight for repair work at Battle of Britain Bunker
WORK to repair water leaks air ventilation system at the historic Battle of Britain Bunker in Uxbridge are nearing completion.
US economy grew faster than expected as businesses ramped up investment – as it happened
Rolling coverage of business as US revises up GDP growth in third quarter to fastest pace since 2021At lunchtime in the UK and western Europe markets are fairly flat all around.The UK’s benchmark FTSE 100 has barely moved, although grocery delivery company Ocado is the top gainer, up 4.8%. (An Oca...
Ferrovial Sells London Heathrow Airport Stake To Ardian, Saudi Fund
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund and French private equity firm Ardian are buying stakes in the UK’s largest gateway.
Saudi Arabia’s wealth fund takes 10% stake in Heathrow airport
Spanish firm Ferrovial sells off holding after 17 years, with other 15% going to French group ArdianSaudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has taken a 10% stake in Heathrow for £1bn from the Spanish infrastructure company Ferrovial, which is selling off its holding in Europe’s biggest airport aft...
Uxbridge College performing arts staff win national honour
STAFF in the Performing Arts Department at Uxbridge College were one of four London winners in the Pearson National Teaching Awards, considered the ‘Oscars’ of the profession.
Faiths unite in peace call at Hillingdon mosque event
HILLINGDON’S Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in brought together faiths and communities on Sunday (26) as part of a global #VoicesForPeace campaign, for peace in the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Uxbridge girl, 10, sings to star audience at Cancer UK Gala
AN Uxbridge girl performed to a star-studded audience as part of a children’s choir at the Children with Cancer UK Gala.
Hillingdon motor cycle restorer's work boosts Royal Brompton
A CUSTOM bike builder from Hillingdon has been restoring motor cycles to raise money for Royal Brompton heart and lung hospital.
Hillingdon marks White Ribbon Day for women and girls
A SPONSORED walk and candlelight vigil are among the activities Hillingdon Council is hosting as part of White Ribbon Day on Saturday (25).
Manston immigration staff being bussed to Heathrow to cover guard shortage
Major staff shortage at Europe’s largest immigration detention centre comes as Home Office aims to expand detention tenfoldUK politics live – latest updatesHome Office contractors stationed at Manston to process small boat arrivals are being bussed to Europe’s largest immigration detention cen...
Five questioned after anti-Semitic incident in Northwood
Playgrounds in Hayes and Cowley given makeover by borough
TWO newly-refurbished playgrounds were officially opened this week in Hillingdon. Albion Road playground in Hayes and St Peter's Road playground in Cowley are the latest sites to receive upgrades in a four-year £1.6m programme, with 26 sites in total set to benefit. The playgrounds were offic...
Muslim community to hold Prayers for Peace in Hillingdon
THE Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Hillingdon is holding a special Prayers for Peace event this Sunday afternoon (26) as part of its #VoicesForPeace campaign.
Hillingdon children's services rated outstanding by Ofsted
CHILDREN’S Services at Hillingdon Council have been judged as one of the best in England, following an Outstanding Ofsted report released today (20).