A SINGLE father and his two teenage children are homeless because he cannot inherit the council house they have lived in.
Scott Davies has been living at his father's home in Breakspear Road, Ruislip, for the past year.
His mother and father - Heather and Dave Davies - lived there for 46 years before her death two years ago.
MAKING the Manor more sociable is top of the bill for town centre improvements unveiled at a public exhibition last week.
Held at the Meanwhile in the Manor 'pop-up' shop in Victoria Road, Ruislip Manor, the exhibition outlined Hillingdon Council's plans for improvements in the high street.
AN ESTATE agent is leading the fight - against estate agents' boards.
Peter Lawrence, director and founder of Lawrence Rand, wants out-of-date signs that clutter the street to be removed as soon as possible
His company, in Victoria Road, is part of Ruislip Manor Chamber of Commerce (RMCC), which works closely with Hillingdon Council.
A PASSIONATE campaigner against litter took London Underground to court yesterday (Tuesday) for the second time, but was left disappointed when the hearing had to be delayed.
Last year, Peter Silverman won court costs of £200 from LU after it failed to clean up a patch of land opposite Ruislip Manor Tube station, in Victoria Road.
HIGH STREET shopkeepers are being urged to apply for a grant to revamp their storefronts before it's too late.
Hillingdon Council is offering grants of up to £4,800 to businesses in Victoria Road, Ruislip Manor.
The new shop fronts are beginning to be designed and some early work to the front of Alpha Beauty has already begun.
The council is working with the company Designed by Good People to come up with fresh and attractive designs for traders in the high streets in both Ruislip Manor and Northwood Hills.
ANYONE calling 999 for police in the Ruislip area will find help is closer at hand from this week.
An emergency response unit will now operate in the north of the borough for the first time in years, from Ruislip police station.
On Monday, two response vehicles and teams went on duty at the police station in The Oaks.
A FAMILY of eight, including three primary school children, have been living in a one-bed Ruislip flat for six months.
The grandparents sleep on a bed which is kept in a living room cupboard and folds down at night.
The two eldest children, aged 10 and eight, sleep on the floor in sleeping bags, and mum and dad share a double bed with their four-year-old son who was recently diagnosed with autism.
OPPOSITION to plans for a second car park at Ruislip Lido have grown amid claims that Hillingdon Council was providing misleading information to support its case.
In a transport statement submitted as part of its revised planning application, the capacity of the existing car park is incorrectly stated as 200 spaces. The Friends of Ruislip Lido (FoRL) pointed out the correct figure was 260.
A SINGLE heavy goods operator may be responsible for the illegal night-time lorry movements disturbing residents in South Ruislip, Eastcote and Northwood Hills.
Hillingdon Council is set to investigate whether the same vehicle is using a shortcut between the A40 and Watford down Field End Road and Joel Street between 5 and 6am.
A LEGAL challenge has officially been launched against the government's decision to build a high-speed railway from London to Birmingham via Hillingdon.
The long-awaited judicial review against HS2 is being spearheaded by a group of 15 local authorities, including Hillingdon Council.