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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.
Field End Centre, South Ruislip
06 Jun 2019
Hillingdon Council opened a new sports centre in South Ruislip on Tuesday 4 June
05 Jun 2019
Hillingdon Council's summer activity programme, Fiesta, will return in July offering a variety of activities for children and young people across the borough.
D-Day 75
05 Jun 2019
The council's Battle of Britain Bunker Exhibition and Visitor Centre in Uxbridge will host a four-day programme of events, exhibitions, tours, specialist lectures, a film screening and more to mark 75 years since D-Day and the historic Normandy Landings.
Hillingdon boundaries
04 Jun 2019
The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for Hillingdon.
Dementia Awareness Action Week training
31 May 2019
To mark this year's Dementia Action Week (Monday 20 to Sunday 26 May 2019), Hillingdon Council organised a varied roster of activities, engaging with businesses and residents alike in the borough last week.
Sport and fitness, dumbells, trainers
31 May 2019
Hillingdon Council revealed further details about proposals for a new high quality state-of-the art sports and leisure facility in the Yiewsley and West Drayton area at a Cabinet meeting on Thursday 30 May.
Road closed sign
29 May 2019
HS2 Ltd has postponed the eight-week closure of Breakspear Road South until the end of the summer term.
Fostering in Hillingdon
28 May 2019
Following this year's Foster Care Fortnight campaign (13 - 26 May 2019), Hillingdon Council is on a mission to dispel 10 of the common myths surrounding fostering.
Battle of Britain Bunker building
21 May 2019
Hillingdon Council is celebrating after its Battle of Britain Bunker Exhibition and Visitor Centre in Uxbridge won the Tourism and Leisure category in the South East Region finals for this year's Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) awards.
Park in Hillingdon
21 May 2019
Hillingdon Council is taking legal action to reclaim land next to Hillingdon Court Park in Uxbridge.
Road closed sign
20 May 2019
Hillingdon Council has expressed grave concerns about High Speed Two (HS2) Limited's ill-advised plans to close Breakspear Road South in Harefield for a fourth time later this month.
Cllr David Yarrow Mayor 2019/20
10 May 2019
Cllr David Yarrow was elected as the new Mayor of Hillingdon at the council's Annual General Meeting last night (9 May), replacing retiring Mayor Cllr John Morgan.
Culture Bite 2019 graphic
10 May 2019
Culture Bite, Hillingdon Council's annual arts and culture festival, has returned for 2019 with a new format.
Child car seat
10 May 2019
Hillingdon Council delivered its most successful child car seat safety campaign last month.
08 May 2019
Following the Divisional Court's decision on 1 May 2019 to dismiss the legal challenge brought by Hillingdon Council and others, expert legal opinion has been sought by them in relation to whether there are any grounds to appeal this decision.
Norman Leddy Gardens, Hayes
03 May 2019
Hillingdon Council officially launched its annual Hillingdon in Bloom competition on Tuesday 30 April at the Rural Activities Garden Centre, Hillingdon.
01 May 2019
Councils are disappointed in the High Court's failure to quash the government's Airport National Policy Statement (ANPS), regarding Heathrow expansion. Councils argue this could bring long-term damage to the health of millions of Londoners.