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YOUNG people are wanted to help transform a notorious flytipping site into a community garden next Friday (April 5).
The piles of litter scarring the green beside Hounslow Dome badminton centre, in North Hyde Lane, on the border of Heston and Southall, have already been cleared.
MUSICIANS from across Hounslow will take to the stage at London's Royal Festival Hall next Tuesday (March 19).
Hounslow - As One, organised by Hounslow Music Service, will feature children and teenaged performers from across the borough.
CAMPAIGNERS who unsuccessfully attempted to block plans for a older people's home in Hounslow are meeting tomorrow (Thursday, March 14) to discuss how to keep the fight alive.
Octavia Housing got the green light last month to demolish John Collin House, in Sutton Lane, Hounslow, and replace it with a 36-home development.
Nearly 1,900 people were caught watching TV without a licence across the borough last year, new figures reveal.
More than 910 licence fee evaders were tracked down in Hounslow, along with 590 in Feltham and 360 in Brentford and Isleworth, during 2012.
More than 700 young people from across Hounslow received their Duke of Edinburgh's Awards last week.
Youths from secondary schools, youth centres and other community groups across the borough were recognised at Hounslow Manor School last Tuesday (February 12) and at Gunnersbury Catholic School the following night.
A CHARITY concert marking the first anniversary of a young girl's untimely death takes place next weekend.
Liesel Angel Appiah-Boakye, of Maple Way, Feltham, died on February 3 last year, aged three, of the rare childhood cancer neuroblastoma.
HAVING helped nearly 250 victims of forced marriages in Hounslow last year, JAN Trust is on an awareness-raising mission.
The charity has taken workshops to secondary schools and colleges across the borough, and plans to organise more in coming weeks.
A PILOT scheme to cut noise for Heathrow's neighbours has been praised by council leaders.
Heathrow Airport this week launched a trial of its Quieter Homes Initiative, aimed at better protecting households under the flight path.
About 680 homes in Hounslow are included in the year-long pilot, which promises 'bespoke' insulation solutions paid for by the airport.
Deputy Hounslow Council leader Colin Ellar welcomed the scheme and urged bosses at the airport to roll it out to more homes affected by aircraft noise.
"It's a welcome sign that Heathrow is beginning to take its responsibilities to Hounslow's residents and environment more seriously," he said.
"On the face of it, it looks like a great scheme. But I urge Heathrow not to drop the pilot.
"In fact it should ensure this scheme is a permanent solution for hundreds more homes under the flight path."
A Heathrow spokeswoman said the new initiative was based on feedback from consultation in 2011 and its popularity would determine which aspects are rolled out in coming years.
She added that 'significant' improvements had already been made to existing noise insulation schemes, covering about 40,000 homes, which would remain in place during the pilot scheme.
This allows residents worst affected by aircraft noise to apply for funding for double glazing, loft insulation and other work to their homes.
John Stewart, chairman of anti-expansion campaign group HACAN, said the pilot scheme was a 'bit more generous' than that already on offer.
"It's a step in the right direction but I suspect many residents plagued by noise will still be missing out on adequate home insulation," he added.
Meanwhile Mr Stewart is among the signatories of a letter which was sent this week to transport secretary MP Patrick McLoughlin.
Together with other MPs and the leaders of nine local authorities which sit under the flight path the letter calls for the final publication date of a report by the Airports Commission to be brought forward.
Hounslow Council leader Jagdish Sharma has signed his name to the letter.
The commission, headed by Sir Howard Davies, is not due to release its findings until July 2015, two months after the next general election.
Mr Stewart added: "There is unity across the political spectrum that the publication of the Davies Report should be brought forward.
"There is support for what Sir Howard Davies is doing but a strong feeling that the electorate should know what his proposals are well before the next general election."
THREE schools in the area have been named among the top 100 nationally when it comes to improving students' grades.
Cranford Community College, in Cranford, and St Mark's Catholic School and The Heathland School, both in Hounslow, all received a letter from schools minister David Laws last week congratulating them on the 'exceptional' achievement.
NHS treatment for people with hearing loss is available for the first time on the high street.
Residents can get a free NHS hearing service, and receive a hearing aid if necessary, at Specsavers branches in Hounslow and Feltham.