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Hillingdon People magazine latest issue
12 Feb 2021
The magazine for Hillingdon residents, which provides community news from the council, is delivered to homes across the borough every 2 months.
Graphic for Books & Baubles event
29 Nov 2021
Hillingdon's first literary-themed Christmas festival for book lovers of all ages is coming to Manor Farm this month for a one-off seasonal extravaganza celebrating all things literary.
Standard trees planted on green space
23 Nov 2021
This summer, Hillingdon Council was one of the first authorities in the capital to sign up to 'Trees for Streets' - a national initiative to increase street tree numbers and create greener communities.
Tony Zaman
18 Nov 2021
At today's (18 November) Full Council meeting Tony Zaman was appointed as Hillingdon Council's Interim Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service effective from 1 January 2022.
Kudakwashe Kurashwa
18 Nov 2021
A Hillingdon Council social worker has won a prestigious Social Worker of the Year award in recognition of their extraordinary work in social care.
Fran PR pic
03 Nov 2021
Hillingdon Council's Chief Executive, Fran Beasley has announced that she will retire at the end of the year.
Hillingdon Community Awards
03 Nov 2021
Hillingdon Council's community awards has officially opened and now it's your chance to say thank you and nominate an individual or team who have gone above and beyond to make a difference to you and your community.
Consecration of Harlington war memorial
02 Nov 2021
A poignant new exhibition opens in Uxbridge this month exploring the tradition of remembrance and its origins following the First World War.
Key Amnesty
12 Nov 2021
Between Monday 8 November and Friday 17 December, Hillingdon Council will be running a key amnesty to reclaim council housing that's being used illegally.
Early Permanence Quality Mark logo v2
01 Nov 2021
Hillingdon Council has been awarded The Early Permanence Quality Mark for its achievements in delivering adoption services to young children in partnership with Coram Ambitious for Adoption.
Generic street image
25 Oct 2021
A planning inspector has ordered a rogue landlord in Hayes to comply with enforcement notices issued by Hillingdon Council, after being found to be illegally renting two properties.
Prosecuted
18 Oct 2021
Hillingdon Council prosecuted Quality Foods in Hayes for serious health and safety risks
Deane Park has been awarded Green Flag status
14 Oct 2021
Hillingdon Council has once again been crowned the capital's greenest borough after scooping a record 63 Green Flags for its parks and green spaces.
LARAC Awards
15 Oct 2021
Hillingdon Council's waste and recycling service won the Best Partnership Award at this year's Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee Awards (LARAC) which took place on Wednesday 6 October.
Reuse centre
12 Nov 2021
Residents visiting Harefield Civic Amenity Site can now donate unwanted items or pick up a bargain through Hillingdon Council's new reuse centre.
Flowers in bloom in Eastcote House Gardens
12 Oct 2021
Hillingdon has re-affirmed its status as the capital's greenest borough after scooping a haul of top honours at this year's London in Bloom awards.
A group of adult learners
08 Oct 2021
The new academic year launched in September and there's never been a better time to start your career or boost your skills with one of Hillingdon Council's adult learning courses.
Family on sofa using a tablet
07 Oct 2021
A new partnership between Hillingdon Council and broadband provider Community Fibre will bring better connections for everyone across the borough.
TRAID
15 Sep 2021
Hillingdon Council has partnered with TRAID to make it easier and quicker to recycle textiles
Saplings planted in Long Lane
08 Sep 2021
A new scheme launched by Hillingdon Council will boost greenery and biodiversity in the borough by allowing residents to sponsor new trees and have them planted in their streets.
Adult and child holding hands
01 Sep 2021
Hillingdon Council has pledged to support the government in welcoming refugees from Afghanistan and offered to receive families when the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy was first announced.
Vehicles, parts and container units stored on Green Belt land at Brookside in Harmondsworth
24 Aug 2021
A Harmondsworth couple have lost their appeal against enforcement action from Hillingdon Council after being caught using their green belt land as an industrial estate for the second time in 20 years.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
21 Jul 2021
Latest government coronavirus guidance; heritage open days return; new textile recycling service; Compass Theatre welcomes back visitors, and more.
Young woman sat on gym ball
18 Aug 2021
Leisure centres across Hillingdon are among the businesses which have joined the drive to increase COVID-19 vaccination uptake by offering incentives for young people.
Planting tomato plants at Manor Farm for Heritage Open Days
09 Aug 2021
Hillingdon residents can sink their teeth into an enticing range of free activities from a walking tree trail and classic car rally, to a host of food-themed events for this year's Heritage Open Days.
Hillingdon Lido on a sunny day
05 Aug 2021
On Saturday 7 August, West London's premier outdoor swimming venue will get a 'totally tropical' makeover when the water will be heated for the first time and the doors will be opened for a family fun day.
Woman using a phone
02 Aug 2021
Hillingdon Council has today (Monday 2 August) launched a pioneering new way of working across its social care services, to enable teams to intervene early and ensure that local families have fast access to a wide range of support services around the clock.
Tashan Daniel plaque1
30 Jul 2021
Hillingdon Council unveiled a plaque in Tashan's memory at Hillingdon Athletics Stadium on Friday 23 July
Generic street image
23 Jul 2021
Hillingdon Council was given permission by the High Court on Wednesday 21 July to proceed with its judicial review of the Mayor of London's decision to grant planning permission for the former Master Brewer site.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
21 Jul 2021
Coronavirus: stage four of the roadmap, walk-in vaccinations, testing; August sports taster sessions and more
Food waste competition winners
16 Jul 2021
A public vote organised by Hillingdon Council has determined the names of it's new fleet of food waste trucks - with 3,808 people voting on their favourite names put forward by primary school children.
Fiesta graphic
29 Jun 2021
This summer, as part of Hillingdon Council's annual Fiesta programme, there is an array of exciting activities with dozens of courses on offer for children between Monday 26 July and Friday 27 August.
parking
24 Jun 2021
From Monday 5 July, Hillingdon Council will be reinstating the remainder of parking restrictions and charges that were temporarily lifted in response to the pandemic.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
23 Jun 2021
Coronavirus advice and guidance; sign up for a new MyAccount; Fiesta summer activity programme, and more...
Tashan Daniel graphic for web news panel
22 Jun 2021
Young people in Hillingdon can apply for the next round of the Tashan Daniel Award bursary from Monday 28 June until Sunday 11 July, to support their aspirations in sport, culture and education.
Trading standards commendation 2021
21 Jun 2021
Hillingdon Council's Trading Standards team has been awarded a commendation for its work at Heathrow Airport to prevent unsafe consumer products entering the retail market.
Food waste truck on road
18 Jun 2021
Hillingdon Council is inviting residents to vote for their favourite names put forward by local primary schoolchildren for the council's new fleet of food waste trucks.
Walking football
17 Jun 2021
Hillingdon Council's new walking football sessions launch in the borough this month, to help everybody stay healthy and active.
HE Professor Arkady Rzegocki,  Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Court of St James’s and Cllr Puddifoot MBE, Hillingdon Council’s Armed Forces Champion unveil the new Polish Army boards in the Polish Forces Remembrance Garden in the
07 Jun 2021
Two new interpretation boards commemorating the efforts of the Polish Army during the Second World War have been unveiled at a special ceremony at Hillingdon Council's Polish Forces Remembrance Garden in South Ruislip.
Leader of Hillingdon Council, Cllr Ian Edwards, with an Openreach engineer at the Hayes exchange
04 Jun 2021
Residents and businesses in Hayes and Uxbridge are the first in the borough set to benefit from ultrafast, ultra-reliable internet connections following a multi-million pound investment in 'Full Fibre' broadband by Openreach.
Judge using court hammer
01 Jun 2021
Notice of discharge of High Court injunction.
A wild flower meadow in Hayes End Community Park
01 Jun 2021
Hillingdon Council has taken another step in its ambition to be one of London's greenest boroughs by not mowing selected grass verges and green spaces during May.
Surge testing for COVID-19 variant
22 May 2021
Hillingdon Council is working with Public Health England (PHE) to carry out enhanced COVID-19 testing and accelerated vaccination in pockets of the borough where cases of the variant first discovered in India have been found.
Cllr Sir Ray Puddifoot MBE, Hillingdon Council’s Armed Forces Champion, HE Prof. Arkady Rzegocki, the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Court of St James’s and Prime Minister and MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip, the Rt Hon Boris Johnson open t
21 May 2021
A special exhibition recognising the outstanding contribution the Polish Air Force made during the Second World War was opened today at the Battle of Britain Bunker Exhibition and Visitor Centre in Uxbridge.
Councillor Roy Chamdal, Mayor of Hillingdon 2021 to 2022 - landscape
21 May 2021
Hillingdon Council welcomed its new Mayor Cllr Chamdal after he was elected at the council's Annual General Meeting on Thursday 20 May. He replaces retiring Mayor, Cllr Teji Barnes in the prestigious role to highlight and promote the great things that happen in Hillingdon and help bring communities together.
Paul Hinds, Managing Director of Uxbridge based jewellers, Hinds, at the Civic Centre where staff have been regularly tested for COVID-19.
20 May 2021
As further businesses across Hillingdon reopened on Monday 17 May, the importance of staff getting regular COVID-19 tests to help keep the community safe has been highlighted.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
18 May 2021
Coronavirus vaccination update and testing; bank holiday waste and recycling collection dates; more of our facilities reopen, and more...
Great British Spring Clean 2020
14 May 2021
The Great British Spring Clean, a mass-action environmental campaign organised by Keep Britain Tidy, runs from 28 May to 13 June, and Hillingdon Council is inviting residents to join one of its three community litter picking events in the borough.
Food waste trucks
11 May 2021
Hillingdon Council has invested £485,000 on a new fleet of vehicles that are now collecting food waste separately from garden waste.
Generic street image
11 May 2021
Hillingdon Council yesterday (Monday 10 May) asked the High Court for a Judicial Review of the Mayor of London's decision to approve plans for 514 new homes on the former Master Brewer site in Ickenham.
Joe from Year 3 at St Helen's School invented a heated road idea to improve road safety
11 May 2021
Street smart schoolchildren have been awarded gift vouchers after taking part in a borough-wide road safety competition.
fostering
10 May 2021
Hillingdon Council has launched a new fostering campaign during national Foster Care Fortnight (10 to 23 May) to inspire local people to look after teenagers in need of guidance and stability.
Surge testing Pic
07 May 2021
Extensive tracking of COVID-19 has identified a single case of the variant first discovered in South Africa in Ruislip.
Test and Trace
05 May 2021
A pilot localised contact tracing scheme launched by Hillingdon Council earlier this month to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 is already seeing positive results.
Animal cages in home of unlicensed animal business
25 Jun 2021
Hillingdon Council has permanently protected the welfare of 23 dogs and 23 cats that were rescued from an unlicensed animal business in West Drayton which has also recently been prosecuted.
hanging baskets
26 Apr 2021
Hillingdon Council's popular annual gardening competition, Hillingdon in Bloom, will be judged virtually again this year, with residents being asked to submit their photo entries online.
Dirty car in Iver field
22 Apr 2021
The owner of a Heathrow-based 'meet and greet' parking company that earned an estimated £500,000 while falsely claiming to offer its customers secure airport parking has been jailed for eight months.
Hillingdon Council e-newsletter for residents
15 Apr 2021
Testing and vaccination guidance; Early May bank holiday waste and recycling collection dates; more of our leisure services reopen, and more...
Schools
21 Apr 2021
This year, Hillingdon Council processed 3,664 primary school applications, with 93.7 percent of children offered their parents' first preference and 98.7 per cent offered a place at one of their parents' top three preferred primary schools.