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  • Dame Edna's TV ‘bridesmaid’ turns 100

    There is no business like showbusiness for the actress who celebrated her 100th birthday at the borough's retirement home for entertainers. read more

  • Drowning lady pulled from river

    A drowning woman was saved in a daring rescue by a local ferryman and members of the public out enjoying the Thames. read more

  • Pubs are urged to kick the patio heating habit

    A surge in outdoor heater use in pubs and cafes could cause Hounslow's carbon emissions to soar after the smoking ban comes into force on Sunday, 1 July, Darren Johnson, a Green Party member of the London Assembly, has warned Across London, the increased use of patio heaters could generate more than 20,000 additional tonnes of carbon dioxide. read more

  • Someone to care for the carers' rights

    Getting old affects us all eventually, but for some people looking after the elderly and infirm is a daily struggle. Jospephine Woode caught up with Lyn Hammond, the woman who has been given the task of making social care a daily joy. read more

  • Chiswick car crash rescue

    Firefighters cut a woman free from a car involved in a crash in Chiswick early today. read more

  • Trio add firepower to threadbare Bees

    Brentford fans, concerned that their relegated club had a thread-bare squad of only 17 with no proven goal-scorers, were relieved this week when manager Terry Butcher snapped up strikers Lee Thorpe and Alan Connell from Torquay United and Hereford United respectively and Walsall utility man Craig Pead. read more

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