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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

Gunnersbury Park CIC Seeking New Director
Gunnersbury Park CIC Seeking New Director

Candidate would ideally be from London Borough of Hounslow

Emissions Targets
Emissions Targets 'Sound Death Knell' for Third Runway

Prime Minister fails to deny climate change targets make it unfeasible

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

Local MP Blasts Student Campus Return Delay
Local MP Blasts Student Campus Return Delay

Rupa Huq says Government fails to 'recognise reality of student experience today'

Four More Days of Strikes on Buses Planned
Four More Days of Strikes on Buses Planned

Industrial action by London United drivers set to continue into May

Ealing Borough Parking Attendants Vote To Strike
Ealing Borough Parking Attendants Vote To Strike

Claim Serco has been targeting union activists

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

Big Increase in Number of Bus and Tube Passenger This Week
Big Increase in Number of Bus and Tube Passenger This Week

Overall usage still remains well below pre-pandemic levels

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

Gunnersbury Park Regeneration Moves To Next Stage
Gunnersbury Park Regeneration Moves To Next Stage

Work starts on repair work to Small Mansion and East Stables

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

Mayor Promises Internet Across the Tube Network
Mayor Promises Internet Across the Tube Network

Will award contract to provide 4G mobile phone connectivity if re-elected

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

Public can use refurbished station after long delay

Celebrations As Mayor Approves Acton Cinema Bid
Celebrations As Mayor Approves Acton Cinema Bid

Additional funding given green light after successful Acton Arts Project campaign

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

Three Brothers Guilty of Acton Murder
Three Brothers Guilty of Acton Murder

Osvaldo de Carvalho stabbed to death near Uxbridge Road

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

High street branch will shut its doors permanently in June

Claim Made That Ealing Should Have Got Levelling Up Funding
Claim Made That Ealing Should Have Got Levelling Up Funding

Borough deprived of cash by 'Tory cronyism' says Julian Bell

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

Local MP Calls for End to
Local MP Calls for End to 'Dramatic Changes' Without Consultation

Rupa Huq says transparency needed for planning decision and traffic measures

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

Ealing
Ealing's Budget Shortfall Totals Nearly £28 Million

Maximum council tax rise and programme of savings needed to balance books

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

Over Seventy People Caught on Park Royal Party Boat
Over Seventy People Caught on Park Royal Party Boat

Police swoop on vessel moored on Grand Union Canal

Rape Victim Met Attacker Outside Acton Bar
Rape Victim Met Attacker Outside Acton Bar

Ex-Princeton student caught on CCTV wearing his university top

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

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

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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

Roadworks Ahead in Acton
Roadworks Ahead in Acton

Traffic delays likely due to road and lane closures

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton

Engineering works ahead on local tube and train services

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

All Systems Go For Acton
All Systems Go For Acton's New Cinema

Acton Arts Project gets green light and films could be screened in January

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

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

The park itself and the cafe remain open for visitors

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
Live Travel Updates for Acton

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

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

Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.

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

How The Italian Plumber came to be

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

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

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

Who
Who's Going To Buy All The Flats Being Built In Acton?

Concerns raised about there being sufficient demand to absorb huge supply

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

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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