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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.
Schools, stationery
17 Apr 2019
Hillingdon Council has once again ensured that every child in the borough has a primary school or secondary school place, according to school admissions results recently published by London Councils.
Nail salon
12 Apr 2019
A west London nail bar director who admitted a string of licensing offences has been ordered to pay more than £15,000 in fines and legal costs.
08 Apr 2019
Hillingdon Council has successfully won funding from Public Health England (PHE) for a series of measures aimed at helping residents with alcohol problems.
High court
04 Apr 2019
Hillingdon Council has successfully applied for a High Court injunction that prohibits illegal encampments on more than 350 sites across the borough and makes it easier to remove people who ignore it.
Rubbish and fly tipping
04 Apr 2019
Anyone caught fly-tipping in Hillingdon will now be fined £400 rather than £100.
London Motor Museum
27 Mar 2019
Hillingdon Council has expressed its disappointment with London Motor Museum of Hayes, which has failed to pay more than £600,000 in business rates over the past 12 years.
Cats and dogs
19 Mar 2019
The future of 46 cats and dogs that were taken into care by Hillingdon Council last year is set to be decided at Ealing Magistrates' Court on 20 May.
Rejected proposal
14 Mar 2019
Hillingdon Council has denied claims that it has agreed a master plan with Meyer Homes for the vacant Master Brewer site near the A40.
Trusted Charity Mark Level 2
13 Mar 2019
Hillingdon Carers - a charity part-funded by Hillingdon Council that provides information, advice and a range of health and wellbeing support services to unpaid carers - has recently been awarded a Level Two Quality Mark by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO).
11 Mar 2019
Lawyers representing a coalition of local authorities opposed to Heathrow expansion will make the case in the High Court today (Monday 11 March) that the government's Airport National Policy Statement (ANPS) backing Heathrow expansion should be quashed.
05 Mar 2019
Hillingdon Council has once again ensured that every child in the borough has a secondary school place, according to school admissions results issued on Friday 1 March.
04 Mar 2019
Councils in boroughs facing blanket noise misery from an expanded Heathrow are calling on the airport to spell out the real price communities will have to pay to satisfy its demand for growth.
Dementia group
27 Feb 2019
Hillingdon Council has introduced a new Dementia Friends group for residents with younger-onset dementia.
Council budget
22 Feb 2019
Hillingdon Council approved its budget for 2019/20 at its meeting last night (Thursday 21 February), confirming that Hillingdon will not levy a social care precept and that council tax will once again be frozen for over-65s.
Starborgs cards
21 Feb 2019
Hillingdon Council is calling on residents with artistic talent to get involved in a special design project for this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
House for sale
20 Feb 2019
Hillingdon is the only London borough to make the top 10 list of best places to buy a house in the country, taking into account house prices and low crime rates, property platform has found.
Harmondsworth Village Green Centenary Field plinth
19 Feb 2019
A ceremony was held on Harmondsworth Village Green on Thursday 14 February to celebrate the site's new Centenary Field in Trust status.
Boy and girl playing outside
15 Feb 2019
Hillingdon Council has been selected to work with the The What Works Centre to help reduce the need for children to go into care.
30 Jan 2019
Hillingdon Council is urging residents to participate in the latest consultation by Heathrow Airport Ltd to feed back on their proposals to increase flights to more than half a million a year, as well as expand the airport by creating a third runway that will add another 260,000 flights a year if approved.