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Better Performance Promised on Elizabeth Line
Better Performance Promised on Elizabeth Line

New timetable to reduce dwell time between Acton Mainline and Paddington

Acton Teen Jailed for Stealing Luxury Cars
Acton Teen Jailed for Stealing Luxury Cars

Melvin Kamara was member of gang who robbed owners at knifepoint

Ealing Council Announces Another Tranche of Bike Hangars
Ealing Council Announces Another Tranche of Bike Hangars

25 to be installed across the borough this Spring

Ealing
Ealing's Local Plan Described as 'Highway to Climate Hell'

Campaigners urge residents to respond to consultation before deadline

Mixed Views on Living Next to HS2 Construction Site
Mixed Views on Living Next to HS2 Construction Site

Old Oak Common may become main London terminal

Angry Scenes over ULEZ at City Hall Event
Angry Scenes over ULEZ at City Hall Event

Mayor barracked while Martin Lewis raises concerns about scheme's impact

Sadiq Khan Expresses Regret over Rising Fares and Tax
Sadiq Khan Expresses Regret over Rising Fares and Tax

Claims increases have been forced on him by the government

Ealing Police to Have a Borough Commander Again
Ealing Police to Have a Borough Commander Again

Met reverts to former model but questions raised about police numbers

Rough Sleeping Numbers Surge in London
Rough Sleeping Numbers Surge in London

Over three thousand people recorded as being on the streets

Aspiring Musician Killed Near His Home in Acton
Aspiring Musician Killed Near His Home in Acton

Victim named as trainee electrician Fernando Johnson

Ealing Council Plans Cull of Housing Waiting List
Ealing Council Plans Cull of Housing Waiting List

Reduction of priority bands means over 5,000 families could be removed

ActOne Cinema Set to Launch Second Screen
ActOne Cinema Set to Launch Second Screen

Fundraising campaign has enabled expansion at High Street venue

Union Warns Airport Staff Set to Quit if ULEZ Extended
Union Warns Airport Staff Set to Quit if ULEZ Extended

Shift workers who can't use public transport may have to pay charge

National Award for Acton-based Librarian
National Award for Acton-based Librarian

Jenny Griffiths named Primary School Librarian of the Year

New Sculpture Installed in Centre of Acton Roundabout
New Sculpture Installed in Centre of Acton Roundabout

Structure is by the junction of the High Street and Steyne Road

Call to Close Ealing Borough Schools on Strike Days
Call to Close Ealing Borough Schools on Strike Days

Union leader says local teachers overwhelming support industrial action

Ealing
Ealing's Green Belt Threatened by Local Plan Say Campaigners

Friends of the Earth claims door being opened to building on open spaces

Senior Local Police Officer Found Dead
Senior Local Police Officer Found Dead

Richard Watkinson was under investigation over child abuse images

Diminished Responsibility Plea from Woman who Killed Mother
Diminished Responsibility Plea from Woman who Killed Mother

Hanaa Bennis denies murdering school dinner lady

Which Parts of Ealing Borough Have the Most Rats?
Which Parts of Ealing Borough Have the Most Rats?

League table shows the wards with the highest number of reports

Biggest Rise in Tube and Bus Fares for a Decade
Biggest Rise in Tube and Bus Fares for a Decade

Average cost of travel to rise by nearly six per cent

Residents Delighted with Reprieve for
Residents Delighted with Reprieve for 'Bat Corner'

Planning committee rejects TfL's car park plans in surprise move

Planned Flats for Domestic Abuse Victims Meet Opposition
Planned Flats for Domestic Abuse Victims Meet Opposition

Three tower blocks proposed near Acton Town station

Rapper Convicted After Being Found with Gun at Savoy Circus
Rapper Convicted After Being Found with Gun at Savoy Circus

Jyrelle O'Connor, known as Loski, was involved in gang warfare

Industrial Action by SERCO Parking Attendants Looms
Industrial Action by SERCO Parking Attendants Looms

Civil enforcement officers in Hounslow and Ealing vote to strike

Ealing Council Not Ruling Out 5% Tax Hike
Ealing Council Not Ruling Out 5% Tax Hike

Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement has given leeway for bigger increases

Local Councils in Nation
Local Councils in Nation's Top Ten for Complaints

Both Hounslow and Ealing residents expressing dissatisfaction with services

Frustration in Ealing Borough Over GP and Hospital Waiting Times
Frustration in Ealing Borough Over GP and Hospital Waiting Times

Local health board told situation not improving

Changes to Look Out for in Ealing Borough in 2023
Changes to Look Out for in Ealing Borough in 2023

Housing developments, ULEZ expansion and new road designs ahead

Inadequate Rating for Acton Montessori Nursery
Inadequate Rating for Acton Montessori Nursery

Inspectors say safety compromised by failures of previous management

Mayor Declines to Intervene on Twyford Abbey Application
Mayor Declines to Intervene on Twyford Abbey Application

Endorses council's approval for development on historic site

New Tower Blocks with 188 Flats Proposed for Horn Lane
New Tower Blocks with 188 Flats Proposed for Horn Lane

Plan submitted to develop builder’s yard next to Acton Mainline station

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Person Killed on Tracks at East Acton Station
Person Killed on Tracks at East Acton Station

Police are not treating death as suspicious

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Gasworks
Gasworks' Generous Offer

Free 'one hour' boiler repair for the over 60s in poverty, the vulnerable and the NHS staff on the front line

Debt-free Bus to Visit Acton This Week
Debt-free Bus to Visit Acton This Week

Independent advice on money matters offered on The Mount

Women
Women's Empowerment Support Group Launched in Acton

Boost your confidence and wellbeing at free sessions

Free Girls Chess Starter Tournament To Be Held
Free Girls Chess Starter Tournament To Be Held

Training classes also available for primary school age children

Roadworks Ahead in Acton
Roadworks Ahead in Acton

Traffic delays likely due to road and lane closures

Operation Dugo Takes Place at The Felix Project
Operation Dugo Takes Place at The Felix Project

500 falafel meals distributed in memory of a Holocaust survivor

A Year of Celebrations Begins for Descendants
A Year of Celebrations Begins for Descendants

The Charity's committee pays a visit to the House of Commons

Local Artist to Hold Exhibition at Mini Golf Course
Local Artist to Hold Exhibition at Mini Golf Course

Michael Haran raising funds for the Upper Room and The Peru Mission in Acton Park

New Season of The Upper Room Lectures Announced
New Season of The Upper Room Lectures Announced

Speakers include Dame Sheila Hancock, Mallory Horrill and Jeremy Vine

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton

Strikes and engineering works ahead on local tube and train services

Eric and Jessica Huntley Portrait on Display at Gunnersbury Park Museum
Eric and Jessica Huntley Portrait on Display at Gunnersbury Park Museum

Couple were pioneers of race equality and publishing black and Asian literature

Good Gym Ealing Issues New Year Challenge
Good Gym Ealing Issues New Year Challenge

Your January fitness resolution can also help the community

Free Sport for Local Community at Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub
Free Sport for Local Community at Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub

Provided by Brentford FC Community Sports Trust

Reduce and Recycle Hub Launches at Acton Saturday Market
Reduce and Recycle Hub Launches at Acton Saturday Market

Environmentally initiative to be held on a monthly basis

Gunnersbury Park Museum To Feature Area
Gunnersbury Park Museum To Feature Area's Industrial Heritage

Grant obtained to run a 'Temples of Industry' project

Celebration of Women
Celebration of Women's Football in England Continues at Gunnersbury Park

Find out about those that paved the way for the Lionesses

Ealing Studios
Ealing Studios' Golden Years To Be Celebrated in Online Gallery

Gunnersbury Park showcasing the work of photographer Roy Gough

Artists at Home Auction Raises Money for the Homeless
Artists at Home Auction Raises Money for the Homeless

Charity fundraiser brings in over three thousand pounds

Descendants Organising Creative and Educational Sessions
Descendants Organising Creative and Educational Sessions

Local children join an Excel Club and learn about Black History

Lifestyle

Brand New Boutique Dental Studio at The Door W4
Brand New Boutique Dental Studio at The Door W4

Award-winning digital dentistry at launch exclusive

Acton Schoolgirl Features in Hit Netflix Series
Acton Schoolgirl Features in Hit Netflix Series

Olivia Brown plays a young witch in fantasy drama

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

Emily Hopkins reviews the growing street art movement in W3

New Greek Restaurant Coming To the High Street
New Greek Restaurant Coming To the High Street

Tasty Greek Souvlaki opening in former Chicking premises

Property

Stamp Duty Frenzy Masks Acton House Price Uncertainty
Stamp Duty Frenzy Masks Acton House Price Uncertainty

Nearly a fifth of sales in second quarter were for over a million

56-storey Tower Just First Stage of One Portal Way Plan
56-storey Tower Just First Stage of One Portal Way Plan

Massive development could see creation of new town centre

Green Light for Massive Bollo Lane Development
Green Light for Massive Bollo Lane Development

Ten towers including one of 25-storeys will dominate local skyline

Quality of New Stock
Quality of New Stock 'Should Allay Fears' of Acton Property Glut

Agent says new units better sited than recently completed developments

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