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East Acton Man Jailed For String of Burglaries
East Acton Man Jailed For String of Burglaries

Thefts were carefully planned including cutting cables to disable CCTV

Lengthy Jail Sentences for Pair Who Killed Acton Drug Dealer
Lengthy Jail Sentences for Pair Who Killed Acton Drug Dealer

Bodybuilder Paul Tong battered to death with his weights

New Data Reveals Full Extent of Covid-19 Cases in Local Boroughs
New Data Reveals Full Extent of Covid-19 Cases in Local Boroughs

Even with 'Pillar 2' figures level at a fraction of that seen in Leicester

Bowls in Gunnersbury Park Deemed To Too Dangerous
Bowls in Gunnersbury Park Deemed To Too Dangerous

Estate management refuse permission for club to use green

New Effort To Find Killers of Rajesh Verma
New Effort To Find Killers of Rajesh Verma

Stabbed with garden shears near Acton Park seventeen years ago

Concerns That Plans May
Concerns That Plans May 'Prettify' Wormwood Scrubs

Locals worried that HS2 funding could be used to make the park more tame

100 Firefighters Tackle Park Royal Blaze
100 Firefighters Tackle Park Royal Blaze

Fire breaks out at industrial laundry on Sunbeam Road

More Need to Cycle to Prevent Pollution Spike
More Need to Cycle to Prevent Pollution Spike

Southfield ward councillor Gary Busuttil warns recent air quality gains may be reversed

Local Lockdown Unlikely At This Stage
Local Lockdown Unlikely At This Stage

Reports identifying Hounslow and Ealing boroughs as hot spots misleading

Local Police District Had Most Fines for Lockdown Breaches
Local Police District Had Most Fines for Lockdown Breaches

Claim made that ethnic minorities being disproportionately targeted

Planning Application Submitted for 25 Storey Bollo Lane Tower
Planning Application Submitted for 25 Storey Bollo Lane Tower

Bollo Brook House will be largest building in massive housing development

Legal Challenge to Scrapping of Minicab Congestion Charge Exemption
Legal Challenge to Scrapping of Minicab Congestion Charge Exemption

Union claims it unfairly targets BAME drivers

Bogus Police Officer Forces His Way Into Home
Bogus Police Officer Forces His Way Into Home

Suspect arrested minutes after burglary and assault

Local MP
Local MP's Abortion Protest Ban Wins Commons Vote

Rupa Huq wants to see the restrictions in Ealing used nationwide

Gunnersbury Park Historic Buildings Survey Extended
Gunnersbury Park Historic Buildings Survey Extended

Your views on uses for small mansion and stables wanted

Man Stabbed Near East Acton Tube Station
Man Stabbed Near East Acton Tube Station

Another injured after being attacked in nearby Henchman Street

Disappointing Cycling and Walking Funding for Ealing
Disappointing Cycling and Walking Funding for Ealing

TfL grant for Streetspace well below the million pound plus amount hoped for

Another 336 Homes Approved in Acton Gardens Development
Another 336 Homes Approved in Acton Gardens Development

Eighth phase will include apartments, maisonettes and houses

Acton Property Market Was Performing Well Prior to Lockdown
Acton Property Market Was Performing Well Prior to Lockdown

Estate agents now 'shell-shocked and confused' about what lies ahead

Justice Sought for Former Acton Post Office Manager
Justice Sought for Former Acton Post Office Manager

Rupa Huq raises case in Commons of how Patel family faced false accusations of theft

Thumbs Down For Ealing
Thumbs Down For Ealing's First Virtual Planning Meeting

Ealing Matters report serious concerns about council's lockdown arrangements

Sales of  Gunnersbury Park Book Needed to Support Estate
Sales of Gunnersbury Park Book Needed to Support Estate

Previously sold through cafe and museum but hundreds destroyed by fire

Airline Safety Style Video Made For Returning Acton Pupils
Airline Safety Style Video Made For Returning Acton Pupils

West Acton Primary School providing animated guidance

Acton Gardens Community Centre
Acton Gardens Community Centre's Response to Covid-19

Just a year after opening centre became vital in bringing the area together

Ealing Adopting Cautious Approach to Library Reopening
Ealing Adopting Cautious Approach to Library Reopening

Decision yet to be made on whether returned books need to be quarantined

Planning Application Submitted for Acton Cinema
Planning Application Submitted for Acton Cinema

Acton Arts Project now hope to open some time next year

Ealing Launches Grant Support Scheme for Small Businesses
Ealing Launches Grant Support Scheme for Small Businesses

Firms paying rents but not eligible for business rates relief qualify

Ealing Council Stick With Viridor for Recycling
Ealing Council Stick With Viridor for Recycling

New five year contract awarded worth £10 million

Ealing Council Creates Shopping List of 200 Road Projects
Ealing Council Creates Shopping List of 200 Road Projects

Scheme includes cycle lanes, road closures and traffic restrictions around schools

How Southfield Councillors are Engaging with Residents During Covid-19
How Southfield Councillors are Engaging with Residents During Covid-19

Andrew Steed on the maintenance of democratic services

Teenager Jailed for Acton Park Robbery and Stabbing
Teenager Jailed for Acton Park Robbery and Stabbing

Rajwan Khan attempted to intimidate victim before trial

Car Linked to Askew Road Shooting Found Burnt Out in Ealing
Car Linked to Askew Road Shooting Found Burnt Out in Ealing

White Range Rover was seen shortly before at murder scene

Rupa Huq Takes a Knee for George Floyd
Rupa Huq Takes a Knee for George Floyd

Joins hundreds peacefully protesting for Black Lives Matter on Ealing Common

Return to Local Schools is a Trickle Rather Than a Flood
Return to Local Schools is a Trickle Rather Than a Flood

Even before ditching of plan that primaries fully reopen number going back is low

Image of Acton Cinema Acid Attacker Wasn
Image of Acton Cinema Acid Attacker Wasn't Circulated

Xeneral Webster went on to kill woman in similar incident

Gunnersbury Park Launches Fundraising Appeal After Fire
Gunnersbury Park Launches Fundraising Appeal After Fire

Destruction of café leaves estate short of a quarter of a million pounds

Arson Suspected After Fire Breaks Out At Gunnersbury Park Cafe
Arson Suspected After Fire Breaks Out At Gunnersbury Park Cafe

Fire-fighters rescue horse-drawn carriages from historic display

Concerns Raised That £30 Million Lent By Ealing Council at Risk
Concerns Raised That £30 Million Lent By Ealing Council at Risk

Essex council found to have borrowed over a billion to fund solar farm purchases

Red Block Rebels Release Video on Ealing
Red Block Rebels Release Video on Ealing's 'Development Free-for-all'

Short film shows the 181 tower blocks of up to 55 storeys built or planned

Councillor Andrew Steed Angry About Virtual Planning Decision
Councillor Andrew Steed Angry About Virtual Planning Decision

Believes Ealing Council has reneged on pledge to defer controversial applications

Man from Acton Faces Attempted Murder Charge
Man from Acton Faces Attempted Murder Charge

Mohamed Jama Duale accused of stabbing man in Hayes last year

Two Shootings in Acton Believed to Be Linked
Two Shootings in Acton Believed to Be Linked

Man and woman in hospital after incidents on Perryn Road and East Acton Lane

Horn Lane Cement Plant Given Planning Permission
Horn Lane Cement Plant Given Planning Permission

Virtual meeting approves controversial relocation to Acton Goods Yard

Chaos on Stirling Road After Tip Reopens
Chaos on Stirling Road After Tip Reopens

Firms on the estate say long queues exacerbated by mismanagement

Residents Groups Unconvinced By Ealing
Residents Groups Unconvinced By Ealing's New Planning Policy

Consultation period extended but guidance on methods of informing residents ignored

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Introducing Alistair-Hugo at Home
Introducing Alistair-Hugo at Home

Quality produce, food boxes and curated meals - fresh food ideas delivered direct to your door

Elena At Move & Reboot Pilates
Elena At Move & Reboot Pilates

One-to-one and group classes

The Italian Plumber
The Italian Plumber's Tip Of The Month

Got a garden? Get a tap

Pai Skincare Launches Acton Spirit
Pai Skincare Launches Acton Spirit

For every one sold, they will gift one to frontline workers

Dismay Over Threat to Churchfield Road Institution
Dismay Over Threat to Churchfield Road Institution

Planning application submitted that would result in closure of L’Oriental

Turning Fitness On Its Head
Turning Fitness On Its Head

Too busy to exercise? Don't like gyms? Then fit20 could be the solution for you…

Acton Spirit Hand Sanitiser Launched
Acton Spirit Hand Sanitiser Launched

Initial batch to be given away free to local schools, nurseries and charities

Reprieve for Gunnersbury Park Bowls Club
Reprieve for Gunnersbury Park Bowls Club

Planners say proposal to remove it gives no satisfactory justification

Urban Art - Changing The Face of Acton
Urban Art - Changing The Face of Acton

Emily Hopkins reviews the growing street art movement in W3

Acton Street Dancers Through To European Championships
Acton Street Dancers Through To European Championships

Can you support these local talented youngsters?

Property

Who
Who's Going To Buy All The Flats Being Built In Acton?

Concerns raised about there being sufficient demand to absorb huge supply

Allegations of Duplicity Over True Scale of Friary Park Redevelopment
Allegations of Duplicity Over True Scale of Friary Park Redevelopment

Opponents say both Catalyst and Council withheld full picture during consultation

55 Storey Skyscraper Approved for North Acton
55 Storey Skyscraper Approved for North Acton

MP blasts 'presumption to build' after Portal Way tower blocks get go-ahead

Objections Grow To 22-Storey Tower Near South Acton Station
Objections Grow To 22-Storey Tower Near South Acton Station

Residents fighting plan for 210 flats on industrial estate car park

Nine Storey Development Planned at Stirling Road
Nine Storey Development Planned at Stirling Road

100 flats to be built on top of commercial space in industrial estate

Acton Residents Fearful After Spate of Brake Tampering
Acton Residents Fearful After Spate of Brake Tampering

Cars in Poet's Corner cul-de-sac subject to dangerous criminal damage

Community

Acton Community Support
Acton Community Support

Groups available throughout W3 helping out during the lockdown

Acton Homeless Concern Helping Those In Hardship
Acton Homeless Concern Helping Those In Hardship

A takeaway meal service available once a week thanks to community donations

Local Councillor Starts Jigsaw Puzzle Swap Group
Local Councillor Starts Jigsaw Puzzle Swap Group

Southfield Lib Dem's Gary Malcolm on keeping boredom at bay

Ealing Women Are Living Donors
Ealing Women Are Living Donors

Kiran Gupta and Jacquie de Bidaph urge others to consider helping others in need

Opposition Continues to Grow to Horn Lane Cement Plant
Opposition Continues to Grow to Horn Lane Cement Plant

Residents believe plan unacceptable due to pollution and traffic

South Acton Working Men
South Acton Working Men's Club Set To Close

Acton Gardens developers taking over building next year

Putting Acton On The Map
Putting Acton On The Map

A local resident tells Ealing to wake up - W3 is about to get 'extremely interesting'

Gunnersbury Park Announce Plan To Impose Parking Charges
Gunnersbury Park Announce Plan To Impose Parking Charges

Consultation being held on introduction of £1 per hour fee

Soapsud Island
Soapsud Island's Dirty Secrets Revealed

New book uncovers the harsh conditions in local laundries of the last century

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Report problems such as potholes and uncollected rubbish in your local area

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