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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

When Will The Election Results Be Declared?
When Will The Election Results Be Declared?

Social distancing at count means declaration for mayoral vote may be on Sunday

Ealing and Acton Go To the Polls This Thursday
Ealing and Acton Go To the Polls This Thursday

Vote taking place for Mayor, London Assembly and council by-elections

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

Cladding Scandal Victims Promise Summer of Protest
Cladding Scandal Victims Promise Summer of Protest

Owners of unsellable flats say their campaign will not stop

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

Life imprisonment for three brothers who stabbed rival to death

Rupa Huq on Campaigning in Her Old Stomping Ground
Rupa Huq on Campaigning in Her Old Stomping Ground

Unlike the Mayor she wasn't up for re-election this Super Thursday

This Week
This Week's Strike By Bus Drivers Called Off

TfL says that industrial action on Friday and Saturday has been suspended

'Election Day Parking Chaos' Promised in Ealing Borough

Serco civil enforcement officers set to strike during Mayoral elections

Central Line To Be Hit By Strike on Polling Day
Central Line To Be Hit By Strike on Polling Day

RMT taking industrial action after dismissal of union official

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

LTNs, Trips to France and Tower Blocks Part of Same Problem
LTNs, Trips to France and Tower Blocks Part of Same Problem

Cllr Gary Malcolm claims Labour and Conservatives equally culpable

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

Participants Claim Ealing LTN Protest Biggest Yet
Participants Claim Ealing LTN Protest Biggest Yet

Pro-traffic scheme group says turnout half that of previous event

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

Acton Woman Makes Plea To Mayoral Candidates for Green Jobs
Acton Woman Makes Plea To Mayoral Candidates for Green Jobs

Wants them to pledge to create 60,000 to offset decline of Heathrow

New Cinema Funding Will Help Preserve Acton
New Cinema Funding Will Help Preserve Acton's Heritage

Acton Arts Project awarded another grant to ensure listed building is protected

Local MP Condemns
Local MP Condemns 'Greedy and Elitist' European Super League

Rupa Huq planning to ditch Chelsea for Hanwell Town in disgust

Gunnersbury Park Hosts Star Exhibition
Gunnersbury Park Hosts Star Exhibition

Audrey Hepburn features in new photo display from Ealing Studios

Man Taken To Hospital After Western Avenue Flat Fire
Man Taken To Hospital After Western Avenue Flat Fire

Arson suspected after incident required closure of two lanes of the A40

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

Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub Finally Opens
Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub Finally Opens

Centre provides large gym, sports hall, tennis courts as well as ten outdoor pitches

Pandemic Has Seen Big Rise in TB Cases in Ealing
Pandemic Has Seen Big Rise in TB Cases in Ealing

Borough has London's second highest rate of infection

Ealing Council
Ealing Council 'A Disgrace' For Not Paying School Staff Living Wage

Catering workers only being given standard minimum

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

Recycling Rates Down in Ealing Borough
Recycling Rates Down in Ealing Borough

Councillor says bringing service in-house has been a failure

Outdoor Swimming in Acton - It
Outdoor Swimming in Acton - It's No Algarve

But it's still an experience to be recommended

Rupa Huq Hosts Cladding Crisis Roundtable
Rupa Huq Hosts Cladding Crisis Roundtable

Shadow Minister joins fifty local residents to discuss the issue

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

City Harvest on Course To Serve a Million Meals a Month
City Harvest on Course To Serve a Million Meals a Month

Acton based charity wants congestion charge and parking fine exemption

Ealing Borough Ranked Worst for Potholes in London
Ealing Borough Ranked Worst for Potholes in London

Over 8,000 recorded in the area over the last three years

'Lifeline' Phone Support Offered for Isolated Older People

Age UK Ealing's befriending service proving invaluable during lockdown

Report Finds No Link Between LTNs and Fire Engine Response Times
Report Finds No Link Between LTNs and Fire Engine Response Times

Quieter roads due to lockdown believed to have reduced delays

Prisoner Released in Error From Wormwood Scrubs
Prisoner Released in Error From Wormwood Scrubs

William Fernandez was due to be tried for sexual offences

Gunnersbury Park Hit By Anti-management Graffiti
Gunnersbury Park Hit By Anti-management Graffiti

Staff members and bowls club mentioned in acts of vandalism

Acton Main Line Station Upgrade Complete
Acton Main Line Station Upgrade Complete

Public can use refurbished station after long delay

Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Acton Attack
Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Acton Attack

Peter Ormes accused of stabbing victim in the neck and head on Spencer Road

Ealing Council Ranks Second in UK for Parking Fines
Ealing Council Ranks Second in UK for Parking Fines

Borough gives out more PCNs than any city outside London

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

High street branch will shut its doors permanently in June

Stirling Road Tip Closure Approved Along with Budget
Stirling Road Tip Closure Approved Along with Budget

Opposition amendment to reverse decision fails at Ealing Council meeting

Covid South African Variant Found in Acton
Covid South African Variant Found in Acton

New strain has spread beyond Hanwell and West Ealing

Seven Storey Building Planned on Bollo Bridge Road
Seven Storey Building Planned on Bollo Bridge Road

44 flats and three houses proposed in builders' yard by Acton Lane junction

Acton Woman Hospitalised Indefinitely After Killing Man
Acton Woman Hospitalised Indefinitely After Killing Man

Rhian Beresford sent to secure mental health facility

West London Orbital Scheme
West London Orbital Scheme 'Still on Track'

Funding constraints at TfL main obstacle to delivering the project

Tributes Paid To Popular Acton Parish Priest
Tributes Paid To Popular Acton Parish Priest

Father Fintan Crotty from Our Lady of Lourdes has been buried in Dublin

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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Zoom Past The Supermarket Queues In West London
Zoom Past The Supermarket Queues In West London

Ocado Zoom delivers just what the doctor ordered – more food, less waiting

Why I Became A Plumber And How I Ended Up With A Business In The UK Part 2
Why I Became A Plumber And How I Ended Up With A Business In The UK Part 2

Read the final part of the Italian Plumber's story

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

West London Kitchens And Bedrooms
West London Kitchens And Bedrooms

Looking for a lockdown project?

Gasworks
Gasworks' Generous Offer

Free boiler repairs to the vulnerable or those on the NHS front line

Stability In The Face Of Uncertainty
Stability In The Face Of Uncertainty

Falcons Pre-Preparatory School for Boys

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton

Engineering works ahead on local tube and train services

Roadworks Ahead in Acton
Roadworks Ahead in Acton

Traffic delays likely due to road and lane closures

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

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

New Market Set To Launch in Acton
New Market Set To Launch in Acton

Event aims to be a festival of food, fashion and creativity

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

Centenery Celebrations For Acton Bookbinders
Centenery Celebrations For Acton Bookbinders

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

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

Live Travel Updates for Acton NOT
Live Travel Updates for Acton NOT

Information on what is happening on local roads and public transport

What's On In Acton

All the latest events in and around W3

Lifestyle

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

The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service
The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service

Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.

Ealing Independent College - Online Resource Hub
Ealing Independent College - Online Resource Hub

Find out more about what makes Ealing Independent College such a great place to learn

Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore
Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore

Be ready for Christmas presents. Keep safe. Give a book.

David Lloyd Clubs Opens Its (Virtual) Doors Free To All
David Lloyd Clubs Opens Its (Virtual) Doors Free To All

UK's largest health club is today making its David Lloyd Clubs @home available free of charge to the nation.

Acton Councillor Turns Lockdown Chef
Acton Councillor Turns Lockdown Chef

Liberal Democrat Gary Malcolm shares cost cutting recipes

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-based Firm Hailed For Producing Virus-killing Aprons
Acton-based Firm Hailed For Producing Virus-killing Aprons

Fashionizer forced to adapt when lockdown hit their uniform design business

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

Can you support these local talented youngsters?

Property

Community

TSB To Close Acton High Street Branch
TSB To Close Acton High Street Branch

One of 164 to be shut across its network nationally

Shop Local and Help Acton Businesses
Shop Local and Help Acton Businesses

Profile of Churchfield Road's ''Tea Darling"

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

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

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

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

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'

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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