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LTN Consultation Timetable Set To Be Announced
LTN Consultation Timetable Set To Be Announced

Council says details will be made public later this week

Unions Says Summer Parking
Unions Says Summer Parking 'Free For All' Ahead in Ealing

Extended strike action planned in June and July

Mixed Reaction To New Leader
Mixed Reaction To New Leader's Quips at Cabinet Meeting

Peter Mason criticised for claiming opposition leader was sulking

Matched Funding Available for Local Community Projects
Matched Funding Available for Local Community Projects

Future Ealing Fund will provide grants to ideas with public backing

Cash Payment Returning On Travel Network
Cash Payment Returning On Travel Network

TfL backtracks on plans to make ticket machines totally cashless

Toddler Hit In Acton Remains in Critical Condition
Toddler Hit In Acton Remains in Critical Condition

2-year-old girl knocked down by moped on pedestrian crossing

Whole of London Underground To Get Mobile Coverage
Whole of London Underground To Get Mobile Coverage

Connectivity promised in every station and tunnel

Delta Variant Appears To Be Taking Hold in Parts of Acton
Delta Variant Appears To Be Taking Hold in Parts of Acton

Pockets of infection occurring in some neighbourhoods

Airports Commission Chair Would
Airports Commission Chair Would 'Redo Numbers' on Third Runway

Sir Howard Davies casts doubt on viability of Heathrow expansion

Gary Busuttil on How Disability Rights Affect Us All
Gary Busuttil on How Disability Rights Affect Us All

Councillor says more work needs to be done on public transport access

Gunnersbury Park Bowls Club Fight May Be Over
Gunnersbury Park Bowls Club Fight May Be Over

Planners now recommending approval for mini-golf replacement

All Adults in Ealing Borough Can Now Get Vaccine
All Adults in Ealing Borough Can Now Get Vaccine

Walk-in jabs available at Dominion Centre in Southall

Missing Cat Last Seen on Cumberland Road
Missing Cat Last Seen on Cumberland Road

Black and white cat Milo normally returns home every day

Grants Available For Local Voluntary Organisations
Grants Available For Local Voluntary Organisations

Groups supporting residents of Ealing borough could qualify for funding

Body Found by Detectives Searching for Agnes Akom
Body Found by Detectives Searching for Agnes Akom

Man believed to have been living in Park Royal container remains in custody

Gunnersbury Park Parking Cameras Set To Be Approved
Gunnersbury Park Parking Cameras Set To Be Approved

Planning officer recommends go ahead at second attempt

Rupa Huq Visits City Harvest
Rupa Huq Visits City Harvest's Expanded Operations

Charity's new base in Acton Business Park four times the size

New Forum To Tackle Youth Violence in Ealing Borough
New Forum To Tackle Youth Violence in Ealing Borough

Given backing by Co-op's Safer Neighbourhoods Fund

Developers Winning Against Residents Says Councillor
Developers Winning Against Residents Says Councillor

Councillor Andrew Steed claims planning system increasingly biased

District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August
District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August

Track replacement work taking place on parts of both lines

Rented E-scooters Now Legal in Parts of Ealing Borough
Rented E-scooters Now Legal in Parts of Ealing Borough

Council participating in 12 month trial to provide new active travel option

Tube Passenger Numbers Expected To Recover Slowly
Tube Passenger Numbers Expected To Recover Slowly

Not likely to get close to pre-pandemic levels until next March

Violent Crime
Violent Crime 'Suppressed' To Pre-pandemic Levels

Senior Met officer says bounce back in offending after lockdown to be expected

Hospital Admissions Low Despite Rising Covid Infection Rates
Hospital Admissions Low Despite Rising Covid Infection Rates

Number of people in intensive care locally not increasing

Sadiq Khan Visits West Acton Primary
Sadiq Khan Visits West Acton Primary

Mayor comes along to see school's new solar panels

Liberal Democrats Conduct Survey on Women
Liberal Democrats Conduct Survey on Women's Safety

Report suggests Council needs to reverse light dimming

Massive Community Support For Acton
Massive Community Support For Acton's New Local Cinema

A first look inside as volunteers work together to transform the old library

E-scooter Enabled Crime Rising Quickly
E-scooter Enabled Crime Rising Quickly

Over 500 offences recorded in London over last year

Parkrun Set To Make Announcement on Resumption
Parkrun Set To Make Announcement on Resumption

Weekly events could restart later this month

Call Made To Stop the Conversion of Shops into Homes
Call Made To Stop the Conversion of Shops into Homes

Think tank believes permitted development rights ruining high street

Ealing Police Clamp Down On Illegal E-scooters
Ealing Police Clamp Down On Illegal E-scooters

Three machines seized and seven warnings issued during Operation Rider

More Housing Approved in South Acton Redevelopment
More Housing Approved in South Acton Redevelopment

185 new flats to be added to the Acton Gardens scheme

Digital Mental Health Platform for Young People Launched
Digital Mental Health Platform for Young People Launched

Kooth providing free support in Ealing and Hounslow Boroughs

New Measures in Ealing Borough To Tackle Indian Variant
New Measures in Ealing Borough To Tackle Indian Variant

Residents asked to get tested to stop spread of new strain

Ealing Parking Attendant Dispute Continues
Ealing Parking Attendant Dispute Continues

Serco employees planning two 72 hour strikes in June

Cautious Response To Pledge of Community-led Development
Cautious Response To Pledge of Community-led Development

New Ealing Council leadership promises new approach to planning

From Acton To Moscow - A Dream Come True
From Acton To Moscow - A Dream Come True

Local teenager will be heading 2000 miles to join the Bolshoi Academy

Acton Mental Health Charity Shortlisted For Sustainable City Award
Acton Mental Health Charity Shortlisted For Sustainable City Award

Despite lockdown and restrictions Mindfood has managed to continue vital work

Council Accused of Helping
Council Accused of Helping 'Hound' Union Rep Out of Job

Serco employee said parking revenue would be lost during strike

Yet Another Tower Block Proposed for Bollo Lane
Yet Another Tower Block Proposed for Bollo Lane

Plan to build 95 flats between the two level crossings

Neighbourhood Recycling Bins To Be Removed
Neighbourhood Recycling Bins To Be Removed

Council claims they encourage fly-tipping and illegal waste disposal

Ealing Borough School Catering Staff To Be Paid Living Wage
Ealing Borough School Catering Staff To Be Paid Living Wage

Council had been branded a disgrace for low pay of canteen workers

Man Seriously Injured Near South Acton Station
Man Seriously Injured Near South Acton Station

Wounds to leg and arm sustained during assault may be life-changing

Drug Dealers
Drug Dealers' Twyford Gardens Turf War Led To Murder

Life imprisonment for three brothers who stabbed rival to death

New Bid To Introduce Parking Charges at Gunnersbury Park
New Bid To Introduce Parking Charges at Gunnersbury Park

Colour of signs to be changed to make them less visually intrusive

Black Woman Tells of Being Arrested at Gunpoint in Acton
Black Woman Tells of Being Arrested at Gunpoint in Acton

Youth commissioner describes her experiences with police growing up in the area

Row Blows Up Over Gunnersbury Park Notice Boards
Row Blows Up Over Gunnersbury Park Notice Boards

New signs show Putt in the Park despite lack of planning permission

18 Year Jail Sentence for Rapist Who Met Victim at Acton Bar
18 Year Jail Sentence for Rapist Who Met Victim at Acton Bar

Ex-Princeton student Paulo Kretteis had played for Ealing Trailfinders

Former Gladiator Pleads Guilty to Blackmail Plot
Former Gladiator Pleads Guilty to Blackmail Plot

Jefferson King who was Shadow admits part in kidnapping scam

Car Collides with Bus After Police Pursuit from Acton
Car Collides with Bus After Police Pursuit from Acton

Three men arrested after failing to stop on the High Street

Acton Police Station Front Counter Closing for Five Months
Acton Police Station Front Counter Closing for Five Months

Alternative facilities for the public to be opened in Southall station

Barclays Bank in Acton To Close
Barclays Bank in Acton To Close

High street branch will shut its doors permanently in June

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

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Men: Are You Overweight And Trying For A Child?
Men: Are You Overweight And Trying For A Child?

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Roadworks Ahead in Acton
Roadworks Ahead in Acton

Traffic delays likely due to road and lane closures

May Half-Term Family Fun at the London Transport Museum Depot in Acton Town
May Half-Term Family Fun at the London Transport Museum Depot in Acton Town

Explore the Capital's transport treasure trove

Are You An Overweight Male, Non-Smoker Aged 18-65?
Are You An Overweight Male, Non-Smoker Aged 18-65?

Imperial College Seeks Subjects For Study

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton

Engineering works ahead on local tube and train services

Free Activities Offered in Local Parks This Summer
Free Activities Offered in Local Parks This Summer

ParkPlay will be taking place on Saturdays across Ealing Borough

Acton Musician
Acton Musician's Concert To Raise Funds For Indian Covid Crisis

Yossi Marshall will be performing an online recital with all donations to charity

Ealing Borough Leisure Centres Begin Phased Reopening
Ealing Borough Leisure Centres Begin Phased Reopening

Indoor activities to take place with strict operational measure to prevent infection

Actonian Ladies Take On Breast Cancer Challenge
Actonian Ladies Take On Breast Cancer Challenge

Members of the football club aiming to do 100km run or walk in March

Acton Community Online Dance Project
Acton Community Online Dance Project

Descendants' host new classes to get young people moving

Local Over Fifties Fitness Group Make Fundraising Video
Local Over Fifties Fitness Group Make Fundraising Video

Spritely Fitness use Kylie song to raise money for Crisis

Gunnersbury Park Hosts Star Exhibition
Gunnersbury Park Hosts Star Exhibition

Audrey Hepburn features in new photo display from Ealing Studios

Churchill Trust to Fund Acton Street Market Initiative
Churchill Trust to Fund Acton Street Market Initiative

John Blackmore given support to train young entrepreneurs

Secret Cinema Plans Return to Gunnersbury Park
Secret Cinema Plans Return to Gunnersbury Park

Three options proposed for immersive event to allow flexibility

Acton Church Goes To The Auctions
Acton Church Goes To The Auctions

St Martin's in Hale Gardens appeals for help to address financial deficit caused by Covid

Bollo Brook Youth
Bollo Brook Youth's Art Exhibition Now Online

'I'm not your… ' was featured at the Tate Modern earlier this year

Renovated St Martin’s Church Hall Set To Benefit Whole Community
Renovated St Martin’s Church Hall Set To Benefit Whole Community

Larger, accessible space now open in West Acton

Volunteer Drive at Acton Gardens Community Centre
Volunteer Drive at Acton Gardens Community Centre

Interested in taking up an exciting and rewarding role

Musical Festivals on Wormwood Scrubs Could Fund New Arena
Musical Festivals on Wormwood Scrubs Could Fund New Arena

Three options being considered for future of Linford Christie Stadium

Timeline Shows Ealing Borough
Timeline Shows Ealing Borough's Rich Literary Heritage

Diverse authors such as Henry Fielding to Phoebe Waller-Bridge feature

Liam Gallagher and Eric Cantona Film In Gunnersbury Park
Liam Gallagher and Eric Cantona Film In Gunnersbury Park

Video for singer's new release 'Once' shows Cantona dressed as a King

Ealing Young Carers Project Hosts Local Councillors
Ealing Young Carers Project Hosts Local Councillors

Scheme has seen huge growth in participation since inception

New Art Mural For Acton Primary School
New Art Mural For Acton Primary School

Scheme at Berrymede to bring more creativity to the community

Acton
Acton's Striking Street Art Draws The Crowds

Shisoka mural on the corner of Churchfield Road was created by Fin DAC

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Flat Sales Slump Drives Average Acton Home Price To New High
Flat Sales Slump Drives Average Acton Home Price To New High

Potential supply glut causes anxiety for buyers in the W3 area

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

People Want To Be Heard on Bollo Lane Ten Towers Scheme
People Want To Be Heard on Bollo Lane Ten Towers Scheme

Cllr Gary Malcolm says his constituents believe planning process is a sham

Developer Seeks Increase in Height of Bollo Lane Tower
Developer Seeks Increase in Height of Bollo Lane Tower

Wants to increase Roslin Road building to 15 storeys

Massive Development Planned at Ealing Common Depot
Massive Development Planned at Ealing Common Depot

TfL says Ealing Council have agreed 800 flats could be built on the site

Council Approves 36 Storey Skyscraper in Acton
Council Approves 36 Storey Skyscraper in Acton

The Portal on Wales Farm Road will contain 350 flats

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

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

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