Hillingdon People magazine latest issue
09 Aug 2023
The magazine for Hillingdon residents, which provides community news from the council, is delivered to homes across the borough every 2 months.
The Mayor of Hillingdon with prize-winner Peter Bird and his cucumbers
22 Sep 2023
The horticultural heroes of Hillingdon were celebrating last weekend when the winners of this year's Autumn Show were announced.
General view of a building site
22 Sep 2023
A construction company has been fined £5,000 after Hillingdon Council caught builders doing noisy works outside permitted hours.
The stage, KICA sign and red carpet
22 Sep 2023
The remarkable achievements of care experienced children and young people were recognised at Hillingdon Council's fun-filled and glamorous event on Sunday 17 September.
Cllr Jonathan Bianco next to a RoadMender machine like the one the council will use
22 Sep 2023
Hillingdon Council is set to revolutionise how it repairs potholes and uneven road surfaces across the borough by switching to a more efficient and cost-effective system.
Dead cockroaches in the kitchens of Kho Kho restaurant and bar in Ruislip
18 Sep 2023
The former director of a Ruislip bar has been ordered to pay more than £9,000 after failing to address a cockroach infestation and breaching conditions relating to noise nuisance.
Group of young people
15 Sep 2023
Hillingdon Council's Cabinet last night (14 September) approved the delivery of an exciting, new Youth Offer reflecting the diverse, flexible needs of today's young people.
Uxbridge Family Hub, bright green and purple chairs at little white tables in a big open plan room with doors leading off it.
15 Sep 2023
Hillingdon Council's Cabinet (14 September) approved recommendations to maintain childcare provision in its three early years centres and roll out family hubs boroughwide to provide enhanced support for families within their local communities.
Cllr Eddie Lavery and the Mayor of Hillingdon at the new Hayes Clock
12 Sep 2023
Shoppers in Hayes will soon be greeted by hourly sounds of local people after a unique new sound clock was installed at the entrance to Station Approach this autumn.
Two teenage boys using a guitar and other music equipment in Teen Room at Botwell Green Library
06 Sep 2023
Hillingdon Council's new teen room at Botwell Green Library is proving popular with hundreds of young people in Hayes who have been making good use of the dedicated space after school, throughout exam time and during the summer holidays.
Manor Farm House
01 Sep 2023
Summer may be coming to an end, but Hillingdon Council has an array of events lined up this September to brighten the spirits of residents and visitors of all ages.
Cllrs Bianco and O'Brien at Ruislip Gardens School
31 Aug 2023
Work to deliver additional special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) provision at Hillingdon schools is gathering pace with two redevelopments nearing completion and a major project due to commence.
Nikki holding her sustainable prize having won the April 2023 Zero Waste Challenge
22 Aug 2023
Back by popular demand, and ahead of October's Recycle Week, Hillingdon Council is calling on residents to reduce their household waste, reuse items from around the home and recycle more by taking part in its third Zero Waste Challenge.
A counterfeit Apple iPhone battery seized by the council's Trading Standards team
15 Aug 2023
A Hayes man has been ordered by a court to pay back £40,000 he'd made by selling counterfeit iPhone batteries on eBay.
An EV being charged
09 Aug 2023
Hillingdon Council approved a new electric vehicle infrastructure strategy at its Cabinet meeting on Thursday 27 July, which lays out plans to deliver hundreds of charging points in the borough by 2030 as more drivers switch to electric vehicles.
External GV of Yiewsley Library
04 Aug 2023
Hillingdon Council's Cabinet has given the green light to appropriate vacant brownfield land for planning purposes at the former swimming pool and Falling Lane site in Yiewsley that hasn't been used in more than 10 years so it can be used to build vital affordable homes, a new library and community facility for residents.
PSPO news - image of speaker
04 Aug 2023
Hillingdon Council's Cabinet approved proposals to update its Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) following a consultation with residents in May.
Pay by Phone launch July 2023
31 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council has launched the PayByPhone, convenient and flexible parking payment system, across the borough.
ULEZ sign
28 Jul 2023
The coalition of councils challenging ULEZ expansion is hugely disappointed that the High Court has today determined that there is no legal impediment to the Mayor's expansion of ULEZ to outer London but accepts its decision.
A woman dropping a bag of food waste in an outdoor food waste recycling bin.
25 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council is starting to expand its free, easy to use and weekly food waste recycling collection service to council-owned blocks of flats this summer.
A sports car does a wheelspin creating tyre smoke
25 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council is clamping down on anti-social and dangerous driving in Hayes through continued joint operations with the Met Police
A bottle of blue WKD and a bottle of Desperados bought as part of two test purchases by an under-age customer
25 Jul 2023
Licence holders at two off licences have been fined after being caught selling alcohol to under-age children, following an operation by Hillingdon Council.
Green flag awards 2023 v2
21 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council has retained its status as one of the greenest boroughs in the country after receiving 67 Green Flag Awards - the most held by any local authority.
Husna Abbasi adult learner
20 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council's adult education service, Learn Hillingdon, is now taking bookings for its new programme of courses for the 2023/24 academic year.
New energy-efficient LED lights in The Grainges car park
17 Jul 2023
The Cedars car park in Uxbridge and Blyth Road car park in Hayes have been given lighting upgrades to improve safety for visitors and make them more energy efficient.
Cllr Eddie Lavery and Cllr Jonathan Bianco visit the newly extended bungalow in West Drayton
14 Jul 2023
A one-bedroom bungalow in West Drayton has been converted into a fully accessible four-bedroom home through Hillingdon Council's homes extension programme.
Tashan nominations open
10 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council is inviting young people aspiring to succeed in sports, culture or their education to apply for the next round of funding from a local legacy bursary to help them achieve their goals.
External view of Uxbridge Magistrates' Court
10 Jul 2023
An Uxbridge mum has been ordered to pay almost £3,000 after fraudulently using a Blue Badge to get a parking space during the school run.
KICA logo
10 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council is inviting residents to nominate someone special for its annual Kids in Care Awards 2023. The awards recognise young people who have overcome a difficult upbringing or challenging circumstances to make an outstanding achievement in their lives.
Summer Reading Challenge artwork
10 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council is inviting children aged four to 11-years old to sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge. This year's theme, Ready, Set, Read! celebrates sports, games and pastimes, and children can join in now.
External view of Uxbridge Magistrates' Court
06 Jul 2023
A Hayes man has been ordered to pay almost £2,600 after ignoring a Noise Abatement Notice issued by Hillingdon Council.
Coalition stands against ULEZ news
04 Jul 2023
The coalition of councils opposed to expansion of the ULEZ to outer London is optimistic of success on the first day of its legal challenge.
A wind and solar-powered street light at the Civic Centre in Uxbridge
30 Jun 2023
Hillingdon Council is pioneering hybrid wind and solar-powered street lights to help reduce its carbon footprint while keeping people safe.
Unauthorised single-storey extension for Jazz Auto Electrician in Uxbridge
21 Jun 2023
An Uxbridge mechanic has been ordered to pay more than £5,800 after failing to demolish a single storey extension that had been built without planning permission.
15 Jun 2023
The by-election for the parliamentary constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip will take place on Thursday 20 July 2023 following the resignation of Boris Johnson as a Member of Parliament on Friday 9 June. 
Cllr Lavery, Cllr Edwards and Cllr Bianco in the newly refurbished Uxbridge Mortuary
14 Jun 2023
Uxbridge Mortuary has been given a high-tech overhaul following a two-year £2.5 million refurbishment and extension by Hillingdon Council.
Child in Berkeley Meadow playground
14 Jun 2023
Playgrounds across the borough are being given a new lease of life to make them modern, accessible, and inclusive.
Food waste competition: How could you store yours?
09 Jun 2023
Hillingdon Council has launched a competition for local primary aged children inviting them to share creative and sustainable ways to store food waste indoors to try and win a prize.
External GV of Yiewsley Library
02 Jun 2023
Hillingdon Council is proposing to appropriate land at the former Yiewsley Library and Yiewsley Pool site for planning purposes, so it can be used to build vital new homes.
ULEZ sign
26 May 2023
The High Court has today (25 May) announced it will allow further grounds for challenge as part of a Judicial Review by a coalition of councils into the proposed expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).
Little boy holding a book date stamp
26 May 2023
Last night, Hillingdon Council's Cabinet agreed the borough's new five-year Library Strategy.
Children playing cricket 2
27 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council is launching two brand-new cricket pitches this June as part of its commitment to providing high quality leisure facilities for residents.
Cllr Heena Makwana, Cllr Eddie Lavery, Mayor of Hillingdon Cllr Shehryar Ahmad-Wallana,  Sir Ray Puddifoot MBE and Allan Kauffman at the unveiling of the 'South Ruislip Stories' series of posters.
27 Jul 2023
A set of six 'retro' style posters highlighting the local history of South Ruislip have been unveiled at South Ruislip railway bridge.
People living with dementia visit QPR
17 May 2023
This Dementia Action Week (Monday 15 to Sunday 21 May) Hillingdon Council is promoting the wide range of activities and services it provides to support residents living with dementia and their carers.
Generic London houses / street scene
16 May 2023
A three-bedroom council house has been freed-up for a family in need after Hillingdon Council discovered in 2018 a fraudster had been living there illegally for years.
Woman with smiling baby, foster logo
15 May 2023
Hillingdon Council is celebrating Foster Care Fortnight (15 to 28 May) and its remarkable foster carers, who provide care and support for children, babies and young people in need of a loving home.
Mayor Cllr Shehryar Ahmad-Wallana (landscape)
27 Jul 2023
At Hillingdon Council's Annual General Meeting on Thursday 11 May, Cllr Shehryar Ahmad-Wallana was elected the new Mayor of Hillingdon.
young family of four
10 May 2023
Hillingdon Council is inviting children, young people, families, carers, partners, providers and community organisations to have their say on its proposals to roll out a family hub model boroughwide and options for its early year nurseries.
Cllrs Bianco, Edwards and Lavery at the topping out of the Platinum Jubilee Leisure Centre in West Drayton
05 May 2023
The final steel beam to complete the structure of the new Platinum Jubilee Leisure Centre in West Drayton was installed on the site this week.
illustrated have your say graphic
04 May 2023
Hillingdon Council is inviting people in the borough to comment on plans to update the types of anti-social activities that are prohibited in its parks and public places.
Tennis racket and balls on court
27 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council is inviting residents to celebrate the opening of its newly refurbished tennis courts at its sports themed, free family fun days at Northwood Recreation Ground and Rosedale Park on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May.
ULEZ sign
27 Jul 2023
Hillingdon Council's boroughwide survey into the probable impact of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) expansion has provided a snapshot of the detrimental effects it would have on the borough's residents and businesses.
hard hat and glove
24 Apr 2023
Hillingdon Council has successfully prosecuted wholesale and general distribution company, Davis & Dann Limited, for failing to comply with health and safety rules at their warehouse in South Ruislip which caused significant harm to a visiting delivery driver.
Dirty cooker top and kitchen
19 Apr 2023
A Hayes landlord has been forced to pay more than £6,000 after a tribunal upheld Hillingdon Council's decision to fine him for numerous safety risks caused by his poor management of a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).
primary school child jumps in the air
18 Apr 2023
Hillingdon Council is ranked first in west London for offering children and their parents their first choice school on Primary National Offer Day.
Coronation logo
17 Apr 2023
Hillingdon Council has organised a variety of events for residents of all ages to come together and celebrate the forthcoming Coronation of King Charles III.
Parking ticket
17 Apr 2023
Hillingdon residents, businesses, community groups and partners are being asked to provide their views on proposals to change the borough's parking fine charges.
Mayor, Cllr Lavery, local gardeners and community groups
13 Apr 2023
Spring is finally here and Hillingdon Council is hoping for a bumper crop of entries for its popular horticultural competitions, Hillingdon in Bloom and the Autumn Show, with applications now open.
ULEZ sign
27 Jul 2023
The High Court has today (12 April) announced that it has granted permission for a Judicial Review into the proposed expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) London-wide from August 2023.
Blonde haired blue eyed Elsa, Battle of Britain hero
12 Apr 2023
A new spring/summer publicity campaign has launched to focus on the unseen work of women in the WAAF based at the Battle of Britain Bunker in Uxbridge during the Second World War.