News

Hillingdon People magazine
08 Jul 2019
The magazine for Hillingdon residents, with community news from the council, is delivered to homes across the borough every two months.
Musical instrument
12 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
17 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
FIESTA 2019
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.
Park in Hillingdon
21 May 2019
Hillingdon Council is taking legal action to reclaim land next to Hillingdon Court Park in Uxbridge.
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.
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.
Child car seat
10 May 2019
Hillingdon Council delivered its most successful child car seat safety campaign last month.
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.
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.
Heathrow
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.
Heathrow
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.
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.
Alcohol
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.
Rubbish and fly tipping
04 Apr 2019
Anyone caught fly-tipping in Hillingdon will now be fined £400 rather than £100.
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.
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).
Heathrow
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.
Schools
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.
Heathrow
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 OkayLah.co.uk 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.
Pile of newspapers
30 May 2019
An archive of news releases by Hillingdon Council during the last year.