A ST John Ambulance volunteer of more than 50 years has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Paul Herbage, of West End Road, Ruislip, is having a week to remember, as it is his 60th birthday today (Wednesday).
Ruislip Central Horticultural Society are holding their Summer Show this Saturday, June 22, in the Great Barn, Manor Farm, Bury Street.
The show runs from 1pm - 5pm, with the prize giving at 4.30pm. Admission to the event is free.
Prizes will be awarded for roses, pelargoniums, fruit and vegetables, floral art, handicrafts, cacti, photography, and children's and domestic sections.
PEOPLE living on a troubled housing estate are again angry at the poor service they say is delivered by housing management company, A2Dominion (A2D).
This time, families living on the Pembroke Park Estate, in Eastcote, are frustrated at what they say is a lack of clarity and communication about charges which they do not understand why A2D has made.
CAMPAIGNERS fighting to protect meadows will not get the hearing they wanted.
Members of pressure group the Friends of Pinn Meadows (FOPM) says the 5,255 people across the borough who signed a petition to protect the meadows, in Ruislip, will be frustrated it will not be discussed at the full Hillingdon Council meeting, following a rule change.
A SCHOOLBOY whose family is homeless after being unable to inherit his grandfather's council house is worried he will miss his mock exams.
Callum Davies, 15, his sister Paige, 13, and their father, Scott, were evicted from a house in Breakspear Road, Ruislip, where Mr Davies's parents had the tenancy.
After staying with friends and in bed and breakfast hotels in the borough, they have now been told to move into temporary accommodation in Slough - 10 miles from Callum's school.
A PHOTOGRAPHIC society preparing for an annual exhibition is on the lookout for new members.
Catherine Allen, publicity secretary for the Field End Photography Society, is looking forward to the annual exhibition held at the Cow Byre Gallery, in Manor Farm, Ruislip which opens on Sunday, June 2.
A CARE company is helping families to deal with dementia by providing free training workshops.
People whose loved ones are affected by Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia can take part in the workshop run by the Ruislip and Harrow branch of Home Instead Senior Care.
The training is being put on during National Dementia Awareness Week which runs until Saturday.
If you can get along at short notice, there is a session on Saturday from 10.30am to 12.30pm at the Home Instead office at 258, Field End Road.
A GROUP of people who grow, make and sell their own produce have kept a market going strong for 70 years.
The weekly community market provides shoppers with fresh produce such as cakes, eggs, jams, chutneys, home grown vegetables and home made cards.
Ruislip Country Market began in the 1940s. It is one of only two in Greater London and there are more than 600 held across Britain.
A neighbour of RAF Northolt says he is dreading the increase in commercial flights at the airbase.
Doug Lewington has lived in Mahlon Avenue, South Ruislip, for 28 years, and before that in Ruislip Gardens, so he is no stranger to the comings and goings at the aerodrome.
Aircraft movements have always been close but not directly over his home, he says.
A SELECTION of local artists will come together under one roof as part of the borough's Artsweek.
Hillingdon Visual Arts is holding an exhibition in the Great Barn, Manor Farm, Ruislip from noon on Friday until Saturday, June 1.