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People living in three boroughs have voted overwhelmingly against expanding Heathrow.
The majority of residents of Hillingdon, Hounslow and Richmond-upon-Thames who took part in a referendum voted against a third runway or more flights at the airport.
A spokesman for Heathrow questioned the size of the turnout in each borough.
3 in 4 residents of Hounslow are against the expansion of Heathrow according to a new consultation.
Those living in the borough most affected by noise from the airport also voted in favour of a ban on night flights.
An infant school has been the setting today for the latest stage of the campaign against the possible expansion of Heathrow.
Hounslow Council chose it, claiming that lessons there are frequently disrupted because the school lies directly under the flight path.
Martin Stew reports.
Hounslow Council has launched its consultation on aircraft noise from Heathrow.
Consultation is about to begin between Hounslow Council and residents and businesses that will be impacted by planned expansion at Heathrow Airport. Hounslow is the borogh most affected by noise from the airport as it lays directly under both main approach paths.