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Man Jailed for Apparently Motiveless Attack in East Acton
Man Jailed for Apparently Motiveless Attack in East Acton

Owen O'Driscoll refused to explain the reasons for stabbing

New Round of Strikes Planned on the Tube
New Round of Strikes Planned on the Tube

RMT to ballot members over reduction in station staff numbers

Mayor Launches Discounted Theatre Ticket Offer
Mayor Launches Discounted Theatre Ticket Offer

Sale of seats for West End Shows in the New Year starting at £10

Uber
Uber's Prices Could Rise By 20% Due To Court Ruling

Gig economy business model declared unlawful

Nearly 40,000 London NHS Staff Not Double-jabbed
Nearly 40,000 London NHS Staff Not Double-jabbed

Key worker shortages loom if not fully vaccinated by April

30 Evacuated from Gunnersbury Lane Care Home Fire
30 Evacuated from Gunnersbury Lane Care Home Fire

Blaze believed to have been started by electrical fault

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

Mayor Urges Support for Rough Sleeping Campaign
Mayor Urges Support for Rough Sleeping Campaign

Calls on Londoners to help contribute to ending homelessness in the capital

Honorary Degree for Acton YouTube Trailblazer
Honorary Degree for Acton YouTube Trailblazer

University of West London recognises success of Jamal Edwards

Prestigious Award for Action West London
Prestigious Award for Action West London

Received for its role in developing Acton Street Market

Twyford School Triumphs at Table Tennis
Twyford School Triumphs at Table Tennis

Win through in the Jack Petchey Schools Team Championships

Fake Cop Who Operated in Acton Jailed
Fake Cop Who Operated in Acton Jailed

David Kerrigan burgled homes after showing false police ID

Rupa Huq Teams Up With Matt Hancock To Make Politics Kinder
Rupa Huq Teams Up With Matt Hancock To Make Politics Kinder

Rivals join forces to detoxify public debate

New NHS Mental Health Service Launched for Young People
New NHS Mental Health Service Launched for Young People

Best For You provides a patient-centred model of care

Two Brothers Charged Over Park Royal Shootings
Two Brothers Charged Over Park Royal Shootings

Both set to be accused of attempted murder after two men wounded

Trio Sought After Racist Attack on Central Line
Trio Sought After Racist Attack on Central Line

Train was travelling between Shepherd's Bush and Ealing Broadway

No Last Minute Breakthrough in Tube Dispute
No Last Minute Breakthrough in Tube Dispute

Strikes over Night Tube restart set to proceed this week

Repairs To The Westway To Require Closures Until Next Summer
Repairs To The Westway To Require Closures Until Next Summer

Maintenance work on the A40 will be at the weekends

Gunnersbury Park Gets Support from Culture Recovery Fund
Gunnersbury Park Gets Support from Culture Recovery Fund

Successfully bids for grant of latest round of funding

East Acton Platform Closure Extended
East Acton Platform Closure Extended

Poorer than expected condition of station means works continue until May 2022

Business and Shops Urged To Open Up Their Toilets
Business and Shops Urged To Open Up Their Toilets

Report on World Toilet Days shows that many struggle to find accessible facilities

Mayor Warns That Tube, Bus and Cycle Schemes Face Cuts
Mayor Warns That Tube, Bus and Cycle Schemes Face Cuts

Says transport network will be in a state of managed decline without funding

Perryn Road Man Jailed for Assaulting PSCO
Perryn Road Man Jailed for Assaulting PSCO

Officer had detained him for dealing drugs in Chiswick

Night Tube Dispute Threatens Christmas Chaos
Night Tube Dispute Threatens Christmas Chaos

RMT union says it is planning weekend strikes which will affect regular services

Six Missing Dogs All Home Safe and Well
Six Missing Dogs All Home Safe and Well

Were in back of stolen dog walker's van stolen in East Acton

Ealing Council Chief Executive Stepping Down
Ealing Council Chief Executive Stepping Down

Paul Najsarek 'moving on to new challenges' after six years

Woman Rescued from Burning House in Acton
Woman Rescued from Burning House in Acton

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus enter building in Myrtle Road

COP26 Net Zero Award for Acton Based Company
COP26 Net Zero Award for Acton Based Company

VMI.TV lauded for actions taken to cut its greenhouse gas emissions

National Award for Hammersmith Hospital Team
National Award for Hammersmith Hospital Team

Haematologists praised for their work to combat myeloma

TV Presenter Leads Criticism of Friary Park Plans
TV Presenter Leads Criticism of Friary Park Plans

Sean Fletcher questions why flats are being marketed in Middle and Far East

Green Light for Redevelopment of Kwik Fit Site on the Vale
Green Light for Redevelopment of Kwik Fit Site on the Vale

Three blocks of up to eight storeys to be built including 64 flats

Gunnersbury Car Park Charges Introduction Delayed Again
Gunnersbury Car Park Charges Introduction Delayed Again

Management now says they will start in November at the earliest

Disabled Acton Resident
Disabled Acton Resident 'Trapped in Home' By Fly-tipping

Housing Association criticised for taking over ten days to act

E-scooter Rental Surges After ULEZ Expansion
E-scooter Rental Surges After ULEZ Expansion

Three operators report a 30% increase in new users

Home Delivery Boom
Home Delivery Boom 'Becoming Unmanageable' Report Warns

Online shoppers need to change behaviour to protect environment

Man from Acton Made Nearly 500 Abusive 999 Calls
Man from Acton Made Nearly 500 Abusive 999 Calls

Petras Narbutas given conditional discharge

Severe Traffic in the Area Due To Gypsy Corner Demo
Severe Traffic in the Area Due To Gypsy Corner Demo

A40 in North Acton leading to tailbacks along the Westway

Floods Force South Acton Children
Floods Force South Acton Children's Centre to Close

Parts of the building still out of action after heavy rain

Kitten Falls 30 Feet Down Chimney in Askew Road
Kitten Falls 30 Feet Down Chimney in Askew Road

White Persian Luna escapes miraculously unhurt from her ordeal

W4 Based Doctors
W4 Based Doctors' Surgery Moving To Acton

Chiswick Family Practice will be based on Bollo Bridge Road

MP Welcomes 11-year-old Afghan Refugee to West Acton
MP Welcomes 11-year-old Afghan Refugee to West Acton

Arash Mehran escaped from Kabul during Taliban takeover

Plans Submitted For Bollo Lane Tower Blocks
Plans Submitted For Bollo Lane Tower Blocks

Buildings up to 12 storeys high would be situated between level crossings

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The Italian Plumber: A Christmas Tale -Daddy, is Father Christmas real?

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

Can you support these local talented youngsters?

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

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

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

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

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