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Rupa Huq Self-Isolating After Contact With Prime Minister
Rupa Huq Self-Isolating After Contact With Prime Minister

Ealing Central & Acton MP in proximity with Boris Johnson prior to COVID-19 diagnosis

Child Poverty Soars to Five Year High in London
Child Poverty Soars to Five Year High in London

Picture set to get worse due to economic impact of pandemic

Ealing Council
Ealing Council's New Arrangements for Refuse Collection

Household collection continues but recycling centres in Acton and Greenford closed

250 Retired Police Officers Returning to the Met
250 Retired Police Officers Returning to the Met

Recalled to help service deal with staff shortages during pandemic

Urgent Plea From Acton Homeless Concern
Urgent Plea From Acton Homeless Concern

Need supplies to be able to provide support during outbreak

Bus Ploughs into Shop Front in Acton
Bus Ploughs into Shop Front in Acton

Collision took place on Old Oak Road near Savoy Circus

South Acton Woman Charged With Murder
South Acton Woman Charged With Murder

Rhian Beresford accused of running down a man with her car

Ealing Announce Emergency Fund For Local Services
Ealing Announce Emergency Fund For Local Services

Council has £1.5million available to help organisations during COVID-19 crisis

Union Wades into Row Over Overcrowding on Tube
Union Wades into Row Over Overcrowding on Tube

Aslef wants non-essential workplaces shut to reduce passenger numbers

Big Fall in Tube Use After Appeal From Mayor
Big Fall in Tube Use After Appeal From Mayor

Sadiq Khan dismisses health secretary's claim that full service is possible

How You Can Help The Health Workers and Hospitals
How You Can Help The Health Workers and Hospitals

Healthcare trust has set up an appeals page for donations and gifts

Car Parking Restrictions Still Apply Throughout Borough
Car Parking Restrictions Still Apply Throughout Borough

But Council says it will take a 'common-sense' approach to enforcement

Crossrail Construction Activity Halted
Crossrail Construction Activity Halted

TfL stops all projects except those needed for operational safety

Show Your Support For The NHS
Show Your Support For The NHS

Workers under massive strain dealing with COVID -19

Police Investigate
Police Investigate 'Unexplained' Death in W3

Post Mortem to be carried out on body of man found at property on Sir Alexander Road

Park Restrictions Announced in Ealing
Park Restrictions Announced in Ealing

Council to limit public to certain areas

300 London Hotel Rooms Offered to Rough Sleepers
300 London Hotel Rooms Offered to Rough Sleepers

Mayor block-books accommodation to protect homeless against COVID-19

TfL Urges Londoners To Travel Only On Essential Journeys
TfL Urges Londoners To Travel Only On Essential Journeys

Focus of transport network is to ensure that key workers can move around

Hammersmith Hospital
Hammersmith Hospital's Urgent Care Centre Closed

Facilities deemed unsuitable for screening and segregating coronavirus sufferers

Night-time Delivery Restrictions Suspended in London
Night-time Delivery Restrictions Suspended in London

Rules restricting large lorries from residential streets will not be enforced

Acton Supermarket Shelves Stripped Bare By Shoppers
Acton Supermarket Shelves Stripped Bare By Shoppers

No shortages locally as smaller retailers have ample stocks

Acton Spirit Hand Sanitiser Launched
Acton Spirit Hand Sanitiser Launched

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

Commandeer Hotels for the Homeless Says Mayor
Commandeer Hotels for the Homeless Says Mayor

Says empty rooms should be used to allow rough sleepers to self-isolate

Ealing Council Gives Details of Coronavirus Contingency Plans
Ealing Council Gives Details of Coronavirus Contingency Plans

'Robust' arrangements aim to ensure services continue over coming months

University of West London Suspends Teaching on Campus
University of West London Suspends Teaching on Campus

Students will be offer online learning support as an alternative

'Policing As Usual' Says Senior Officer

Reassurance provided at Ealing's Safer Neighbourhood Board meeting

Council Leader Denies Breaching Acton Tenancy Agreement
Council Leader Denies Breaching Acton Tenancy Agreement

Julian Bell rents social housing from A2 Dominion as well as owning a house

Coronavirus - Empty Shelves, Cancellations and Business Impact in Ealing
Coronavirus - Empty Shelves, Cancellations and Business Impact in Ealing

Council says it has 'robust procedures' in place on how to respond to emergencies

Murder Investigation Launched 17 Years After Brutal Attack in Acton
Murder Investigation Launched 17 Years After Brutal Attack in Acton

Rajesh Verma was stabbed in head with garden shears near Acton Park in 2003

Ealing Council Tax To Increase and Refuse Changes Ahead
Ealing Council Tax To Increase and Refuse Changes Ahead

Opposition say claims of strong financial management and investment are 'nonsense'

Coronavirus Isolation Units Set Up in West London
Coronavirus Isolation Units Set Up in West London

Specialist pods operating in West Middlesex and Ealing Hospitals

Old Oak Common Set To Be HS2 London Terminus
Old Oak Common Set To Be HS2 London Terminus

Concern that this could overstretch local infrastructure until link with Euston opens

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

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Lovebox 2020 Announces Cancellation
Lovebox 2020 Announces Cancellation

Gunnersbury Park pop festival latest event to be called off due to pandemic

Council Reopens Parks in Hammersmith & Fulham
Council Reopens Parks in Hammersmith & Fulham

Opened on 'trial basis' with social distancing laws to be enforced

Gunnersbury Park Museum Closes and parkrun Suspended
Gunnersbury Park Museum Closes and parkrun Suspended

The park itself and the cafe remain open for visitors

Roadworks Ahead in Acton
Roadworks Ahead in Acton

Traffic delays likely due to road and lane closures

Celebrations and Commemorations Postponed
Celebrations and Commemorations Postponed

40th West London Local History Conference to be delayed due to Coronavirus

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton

Engineering works ahead on local tube and train services

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

Centenery Celebrations For Acton Bookbinders
Centenery Celebrations For Acton Bookbinders

Blissetts is 100 years old and this year will move from Roslin Road base

London Mayoral and Assembly Election Postponed for a Year
London Mayoral and Assembly Election Postponed for a Year

Government makes announcement after Electoral Commission called for delay

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

Scheme has seen huge growth in participation since inception

Rupa Huq MP Marks Holocaust Memorial Day
Rupa Huq MP Marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Joins concentration camp survivors for 75th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz

Maverick Planning
Maverick Planning 'A People's Theatre Company'

West London group is crowdfunding to introduce a new theatre concept

New Acton Club For Young Disabled Women
New Acton Club For Young Disabled Women

Sports and activities 'Girls Win' at The Acton Centre every Wednesday

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

Scheme at Berrymede to bring more creativity to the community

Secret Cinema Seeks Permission for Two Month Takeover of Gunnersbury Park
Secret Cinema Seeks Permission for Two Month Takeover of Gunnersbury Park

Licensing and planning applications submitted

Acton
Acton's Striking Street Art Draws The Crowds

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

Live Travel Updates for Acton
Live Travel Updates for Acton

Information on what is happening on local roads and public transport

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All the latest events in and around W3

Lifestyle

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

Backlash Over 25-Storey
Backlash Over 25-Storey 'Overdevelopment' On Bollo Lane

Residents and local MP slam TfL towers amid claims of poor public consultation

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

Community

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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