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Cyclist hurt following serious collision in Northolt

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision between a cyclist and a car in Northolt.

It happened shortly before 0530 this morning on Church Road, opposite the junction with Eskdale Avenue.

The cyclist, a 30-year-old woman, was taken to a central London hospital suffering a head injury. Her condition is described as serious but stable.

The driver of the car stopped at the scene. She and her female passenger were taken to a west London hospital as a precaution.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are investigating.

Any witnesses are asked to call 020 8991 9555.

Northolt pensioner jailed for threatening Tube staff

A pensioner who racially abused and threatened a member of Tube staff at Northolt station has been jailed.

Murtagh abused the member of Tube staff in May last year Credit: British Transport Police

Isleworth Crown Court heard how 72-year-old John Murtagh became agressive when asked to get off his bike in the ticket hall. He threw his bike to the ground and asked the member of staff if he wanted to go outside and fight. He was sentence to eight weeks in prison.


Northolt collision victim named

Mohamed Mohamed was struck by a flat bed recovery truck in Northolt Credit: Metropolitan Police

A three-year-old boy who died in a collision in Northolt has been named as Mohamed Mohamed.

Police were called to Kingshill Avenue at lunchtime on Monday, to reports that a child had been hit by a recovery vehicle.

Mohamed was taken to a west London hospital but later died from a head injury.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Road Death Investigation Unit at Northolt.

More detail on new HS2 west London tunnel

HS2 opt for tunnel under Ealing and Northolt

New plans for a 9 kilometer tunnel under Ealing and Northolt, as part of the High Speed Two line, have been unveiled.

Officials say the new plan would be 15 months quicker to build and minimise disruption to residents and traffic in north west London. Credit: HS2

HS2 bosses had originally planned to run the line overground between Old Oak Common and Northolt - but now say it would be quicker to tunnel it.

It's a major concession to residents in the area - who should see much less disruption as a result of the work.


Typhoons arrive at RAF Northolt

Typhoon fighter jets have arrived at RAF Northolt in West London ahead of a major military exercise to test security for the Olympic Games.

It is the first time that fighter planes have been stationed there since the Second World War.

The aircraft can travel at up to 1,370 miles per hour.

The fourth typhoon overshoots the short runway on its first attempt to land.

£20,000 reward in Northolt murder case

Ade Shode was stabbed to death in Northolt in May 2011.

Police are offering a reward of up to £20,000 for information about the murder of a 21-year-old man in Northolt.

Ade Shode was stabbed to death exactly a year ago, on the junction of Rowdell Road, Ealing Road and Kensington Road.

Four people have been arrested and bailed in connection with his death.