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22 Oct 2019
New data has highlighted Hillingdon as one of the safest London boroughs for motorists for the third year running.
17 Oct 2019
Local authorities committed to protecting their residents from the damaging effects of Heathrow expansion will go to the Court of Appeal today (Thursday 17 October) to outline vital flaws in the government's decision to give the go ahead to a third runway at the West London airport.
Adolescents team, Children's Services
15 Oct 2019
Hillingdon Council's adolescents team has been shortlisted for two prestigious national awards.
Family of five
08 Oct 2019
Today (Tuesday 8 October) Hillingdon Council is joining with Coram Ambitious for Adoption, the capital's first Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) to support the running of its adoption service.
Free trees
11 Oct 2019
Hillingdon Council is giving away 5,000 tree saplings to help the borough become a greener and healthier place to live, work and visit.
Recycling week
02 Oct 2019
Hillingdon Council supported this year's national Recycle Week campaign by holding events in the borough and reminding residents about what they can recycle.
Day of the Older Person
01 Oct 2019
Hillingdon Council held a successful free event for older residents on Tuesday 24 September ahead of the International Day of Older Persons today.
Paul Richards and Stuart Hunt collect Eastcote Village award
26 Sep 2019
Hillingdon collected a string of accolades at this year's London in Bloom awards, maintaining its reputation as one of the greenest boroughs in London.
Elephant Park
18 Sep 2019
Residents are being invited to help at two community planting days this month to bring colour and biodiversity to Elephant Park, Hillingdon.
Dog walker
16 Sep 2019
A new licensing scheme for professional dog walkers is being introduced by Hillingdon Council to make the borough's parks more pleasant for everyone who uses them.
Siren on police car
13 Sep 2019
As part of its ongoing commitment to support policing in the borough and keep residents safe, Hillingdon Council has renewed its offer to buy Uxbridge Police Station to enable its continued use by local police officers.
Image of drone
12 Sep 2019
Hillingdon Council has today (Thursday 12 September) sent a strong message to anyone caught flying an unauthorised drone of any size near Heathrow airport or in any of the borough's parks and open spaces that they will face tough penalties.
Battle of Britain Day bunker
12 Sep 2019
Residents and visitors are being invited to commemorate the 79th anniversary of the Battle of Britain Day with a day of events and family activities on Sunday 15 September at the Battle of Britain Bunker and Exhibition and Visitor Centre in Uxbridge.
04 Sep 2019
Residents in Hillingdon can enjoy free tennis lessons at Cavendish Recreation Ground from Saturday 7 September.
High Speed Rail
21 Aug 2019
Hillingdon Council has welcomed today's (Wednesday 21 August) news that the government has decided to review the value and the viability of the High Speed 2 rail project.
19 Aug 2019
Residents can commemorate the summer before the outbreak of the Second World War at the Battle of Britain Bunker this bank holiday weekend.
24 Jul 2019
Plans for Heathrow expansion face a fresh legal challenge in the Court of Appeal in October.
Dowding Park
19 Jul 2019
Hillingdon is celebrating its title of the greenest borough in London after being awarded five more Green Flags - bringing its new tally to 55.
Musical instrument
15 Jul 2019
Hillingdon Council has announced plans to expand the reach of its music service to give more children the opportunity to participate in music.
Mayor HACS
11 Jul 2019
The Mayor of Hillingdon, Cllr David Yarrow, launched his Charity Appeal for 2019/20 at an event at the Civic Centre, Uxbridge on Wednesday 10 July.
Space Chase
05 Jul 2019
Children aged from four to 11 are being encouraged to go on an out-of-this-world adventure this summer, with the annual Summer Reading Challenge returning to Hillingdon from Saturday 6 July.
Hayes fun day
04 Jul 2019
Hillingdon Council's Hayes Community Family Fun Day returns this weekend.
Children's Services Award
03 Jul 2019
Hillingdon Council has won the top award for innovation in children's services at the Municipal Journal (MJ) achievement awards.
Trading standards award
02 Jul 2019
Hillingdon Council's Trading Standards team is celebrating after winning a national award for its work to prevent unsafe consumer products entering the retail market via Heathrow Airport.
Polish war memorial
28 Jun 2019
A special ceremony at the Polish Air Force Memorial in South Ruislip unveiled two interpretation boards in the remembrance garden.
Image of alcohol
26 Jun 2019
The director of The Wine Cellar in Station Road, West Drayton, was found guilty at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court on Monday 17 June of selling alcohol to a person under 18.
Trading Standards – takeaway Hayes
19 Jun 2019
The former owner of Chixy's takeaway in Botwell Lane Hayes has been ordered to undertake 120 hours of unpaid work after admitting several breaches of food hygiene regulations.
1000 duvets donated to Dogs Trust
13 Jun 2019
Hillingdon Council's waste and recycling team donated around 1,000 duvets to a local animal charity to recycle as bedding this week, as part of an annual joint initiative.
Water fountain in park
12 Jun 2019
More drinking fountains are being installed in Hillingdon's parks and open spaces in a bid to reduce plastic waste.
Bikespiration 2019
07 Jun 2019
Hillingdon Council's annual Bikespiration event, which celebrates all things cycling, has returned for 2019 with a new format.