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58-year-old Woman Stabbed to Death in Acton
58-year-old Woman Stabbed to Death in Acton

Another woman in custody after incident in Boddington Gardens

GLA Transport Committee Urges TfL Rethink on Bus Cuts
GLA Transport Committee Urges TfL Rethink on Bus Cuts

Says proposals would hit low-income and disabled passengers hardest

TfL Warns of Severe Strike Disruption This Week
TfL Warns of Severe Strike Disruption This Week

Perfect storm industrial action on rail, tube and buses

Second Screen Campaign Edges Towards Funding Target
Second Screen Campaign Edges Towards Funding Target

Just three weeks left to raise over £40,000

Santander Cycles Launches e-bikes and Changes Pricing Structure
Santander Cycles Launches e-bikes and Changes Pricing Structure

Daily access charge scrapped and replaced with monthly membership

Banking Hub Looks Set to Move into The Oaks
Banking Hub Looks Set to Move into The Oaks

Centre would offer basic banking facilities from major UK banks

Members Sought for Old Oak Development Community Review Group
Members Sought for Old Oak Development Community Review Group

Holds meeting to discuss policy and proposals

Emergency Cuts Possible as TfL Runs on Cash Reserves
Emergency Cuts Possible as TfL Runs on Cash Reserves

No funding agreed before bailout settlement deadline

Local Bus Services to Be Disrupted by Two Days of Strikes
Local Bus Services to Be Disrupted by Two Days of Strikes

London Underground dispute could be taking place at same time

Ealing Council Confirms Ward Forums to Be Axed
Ealing Council Confirms Ward Forums to Be Axed

Opposition leader claims move breaches pre-election pledge by Labour

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

Grant obtained to run a 'Temples of Industry' project

New Housing Ban Possible Due to Electricity Grid Capacity
New Housing Ban Possible Due to Electricity Grid Capacity

GLA says that it may take ten years for Ealing and Hounslow to be upgraded

GLA Conservatives Question Value of ULEZ Expansion
GLA Conservatives Question Value of ULEZ Expansion

Claim actual impact of scheme on pollution levels will be negligible

Man Jailed for Killing Woman in Park Royal Shipping Container
Man Jailed for Killing Woman in Park Royal Shipping Container

Neculai Paizan murdered Agnes Akom there before moving body

Local Government Ombudsman Admonishes Ealing Council
Local Government Ombudsman Admonishes Ealing Council

Says it is 'disappointing' suggested remedies are not being implemented

First Ever Young Ealing Foundation Awards Take Place
First Ever Young Ealing Foundation Awards Take Place

Over 200 attend event to honour local youth workers and providers

More Dockless e-bikes Available for Hire in Ealing Borough
More Dockless e-bikes Available for Hire in Ealing Borough

TIER Mobility expanding from existing offering of e-scooters

Night Tube Returns on the Piccadilly Line
Night Tube Returns on the Piccadilly Line

Last of the lines on the Underground to have service restored

Gunnersbury Park & Museum Seeks New Trustees
Gunnersbury Park & Museum Seeks New Trustees

Also looking to recruit a new Chair of the Board

Local Transport Spending at Risk Due To TfL Funding Row
Local Transport Spending at Risk Due To TfL Funding Row

Lib Dems warn measures like EV charging points and bike hangers could be scrapped

Woman Sexually Assaulted Twice on Number 70 Bus
Woman Sexually Assaulted Twice on Number 70 Bus

Same suspect attacked her on different occasions near Acton Park

New Lidl Supermarket To Open in Acton This Winter
New Lidl Supermarket To Open in Acton This Winter

Store will be at the base of the Western Circus development on the A40

Shock at Burning of Flowers and Cards at Jamal Edwards Shrine
Shock at Burning of Flowers and Cards at Jamal Edwards Shrine

Unclear whether fire was malicious or accidental

New Acton School Moves a Step Closer To Fully Opening
New Acton School Moves a Step Closer To Fully Opening

Topping out ceremony takes place at the Ark Soane Academy site

Fire Guts Restaurant on the High Street
Fire Guts Restaurant on the High Street

Ten fire engines sent to blaze at which destroyed premises and flats above

Controversial Mini-golf Course Finally Opens in Gunnersbury Park
Controversial Mini-golf Course Finally Opens in Gunnersbury Park

15-hole course and licensed cafe on site of the old bowling green

Gold Medal Performance from Acton Fencing Phenomenon
Gold Medal Performance from Acton Fencing Phenomenon

Latest victory in a string of wins for 12-year-old Garen Esiovwa-Thompson

Large Fine for Park Royal Food Warehouse
Large Fine for Park Royal Food Warehouse

Yekta Foods must pay £156,000 for hygiene offences

Time Running Out To Comment on New Friary Park Plans
Time Running Out To Comment on New Friary Park Plans

Latest scheme sees a further increase in size of development

From Acton Estate to World Class Performing Arts School
From Acton Estate to World Class Performing Arts School

Urgent appeal to help budding star achieve his dream

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Stories from past W3 newsletters

Acton Beautician Scarred Charity Worker
Acton Beautician Scarred Charity Worker

Nara Simonyan made to pay over £50,000 in damages and costs

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Gasworks
Gasworks' Special August Offer

Book a boiler service now to ensure you are winter ready

John Parnham
John Parnham's Kids World at Ravenscourt Park This Summer

Funfair, splash pool, sandpit, adventure playground and Dino Experience!

5 Ways To Protect Your Pets From Electrical Hazards
5 Ways To Protect Your Pets From Electrical Hazards

SES Electrical Contractors gives some useful advice

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

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton

Strikes and engineering works ahead on local tube and train services

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

Gunnersbury Park showcasing the work of photographer Roy Gough

Roadworks Ahead in Acton
Roadworks Ahead in Acton

Traffic delays likely due to road and lane closures

Actonians LFC Hosts Asylum Seekers in Friendly Tournament
Actonians LFC Hosts Asylum Seekers in Friendly Tournament

Event organised with help of Amnesty International Ealing

Descendants To Host Annual Achievement Awards
Descendants To Host Annual Achievement Awards

A celebration of young people of African and African-Caribbean descent

Christian Eriksen and Thomas Frank Visit Heart Screening Event
Christian Eriksen and Thomas Frank Visit Heart Screening Event

Fans delighted by surprise appearance at Gunnersbury Park

Grassroots Female Football Session Held in Gunnersbury Park
Grassroots Female Football Session Held in Gunnersbury Park

Event takes place as Women's EURO tournament begins

Questors Choir Concert Raises £1,300 for Ukraine
Questors Choir Concert Raises £1,300 for Ukraine

Concert featured mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean

Up To 20,000 Could Attend Gunnersbury Live Concerts
Up To 20,000 Could Attend Gunnersbury Live Concerts

Rufus du Sol and Rex Orange County already booked for this summer

Women of Acton Hosts Packed Event at ActOne Cinema
Women of Acton Hosts Packed Event at ActOne Cinema

'In Celebration Of Women' included music, poetry and calls to action

Workshops Aim To Inspire a Passion for Sustainable Fashion
Workshops Aim To Inspire a Passion for Sustainable Fashion

#EalingSewnUp bringing together crafters and artists with local children

Fruit for All in North Acton Playing Fields
Fruit for All in North Acton Playing Fields

Local school children and ARTification create foraging field for the community

Katie Melua Visits Emmaus House
Katie Melua Visits Emmaus House

International pop star is making a radio series about homelessness

East Acton Platform Closure Extended Until Autumn
East Acton Platform Closure Extended Until Autumn

Condition of station worse than expected when work started

Lifestyle

What To Do With A Leaky Radiator And Other Plumbing Problems
What To Do With A Leaky Radiator And Other Plumbing Problems

Question and answer session with The Italian Plumber

A heatwave is on the way!
A heatwave is on the way!

Tips to stay well in the hot weather from Home Instead Hammersmith and Chiswick

An Enchanting Taste of Tuscany in the Heart of West London
An Enchanting Taste of Tuscany in the Heart of West London

Villa di Geggiano's special lunch menu

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

Tasty Greek Souvlaki opening in former Chicking premises

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

Emily Hopkins reviews the growing street art movement in W3

Property

Community

LAGER Can Smashes Its Record at Acton Fly-tip
LAGER Can Smashes Its Record at Acton Fly-tip

11-tonnes of waste removed by local environmental volunteer group

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 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

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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