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Hillingdon People magazine latest issue
28 Sep 2020
The magazine for Hillingdon residents, with community news from the council, is delivered to homes across the borough every two months.
Free Trees!!!
26 Nov 2020
It's National Tree Week (Saturday 28 November to 6 December) 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.
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.
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
04 Nov 2020
Hillingdon Council has issued fines totalling £5,000 to three bars and restaurants who broke COVID-19 rules.
Fly-tipping
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.
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.
Flytipping
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
04 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.