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Acton Teen Murdered by Man He was Selling Weapons To
Acton Teen Murdered by Man He was Selling Weapons To

Victor Lee altered his passport to buy crossbow and knives online

Sushi Makers to the Stars Mark 14 Years in West Acton
Sushi Makers to the Stars Mark 14 Years in West Acton

YoYo Kitchen's chef has prepared meals for Madonna, Kylie and De Niro

Another Huge Student Tower Block Proposed in North Acton
Another Huge Student Tower Block Proposed in North Acton

33-storey building would contain 888 bed spaces next to the cemetery

Two Women Rescued from South Acton Flat Fire
Two Women Rescued from South Acton Flat Fire

Blaze took hold on third floor of 13-storey tower block

Vintage Tube Event Cancelled Due to Vandalism
Vintage Tube Event Cancelled Due to Vandalism

Heritage train journey was due to take place on the Piccadilly line

Ark Soane Academy Rated Outstanding by Ofsted
Ark Soane Academy Rated Outstanding by Ofsted

School has overcome serious challenges since opening three years ago

A Miserable Existence for Travelodge Kew Bridge
A Miserable Existence for Travelodge Kew Bridge 'Prisoners'

Views of Kew Gardens scant consolation for those housed there

Neil Kinnock Joins Rupa Huq
Neil Kinnock Joins Rupa Huq's Re-election Campaign Launch

Tory defector Mark Logan also on hand to give his support

Mayor
Mayor's New Administration to Be 'Unashamedly Yimby'

Deputy says housing starts will be boosted with a Labour governmen

Hefty Fine for Park Royal
Hefty Fine for Park Royal 'Beds in Shed' Landlord

Ten-year legal battle ends with £380,000 bill

Two Local Semi-pro Footballers Jailed for Dealing Cocaine
Two Local Semi-pro Footballers Jailed for Dealing Cocaine

Part of gang who operated distribution centre from Acton storage unit

Park Royal Music Venue Denied Licence Extension
Park Royal Music Venue Denied Licence Extension

Objections to Anaya Lounge's bid made by residents, police and council

Cap The Towers Alleges Council Dishonesty Over Friary Park
Cap The Towers Alleges Council Dishonesty Over Friary Park

Cites two instances when it says false statements have been made

New Surgical Centre Opens at Central Middlesex Hospital
New Surgical Centre Opens at Central Middlesex Hospital

Hoped that it will reduce waiting list of over 16,000 orthopaedic patients

Asda Wants to Turn Park Royal Site into New Town Centre
Asda Wants to Turn Park Royal Site into New Town Centre

Proposing scheme to develop 1,500 flats on 10-acre plot

Ealing Man Charged with Anti-Muslim Vandalism
Ealing Man Charged with Anti-Muslim Vandalism

Acton Mosque and Palestine Mission in Hammersmith daubed with red paint

Housing Scheme on Goldsmiths Arms Site Launched
Housing Scheme on Goldsmiths Arms Site Launched

Mayor of Ealing cuts ribbon on development of 52 flats

Former Shipping Container Resident Now Living on Streets
Former Shipping Container Resident Now Living on Streets

Says she is recovering from injuries suffered in attack by ex-partner

Save Gunnersbury Campaign Plants
Save Gunnersbury Campaign Plants 'Garden of Resistance'

Says this is opening move in summer of opposition to 'exploitation' of park

Another Three Years for
Another Three Years for 'Mandela House' in South Acton

Tower featured in Only Fools and Horses scheduled for 2027 demolition

New Plan for Even Taller Gypsy Corner Skyscraper
New Plan for Even Taller Gypsy Corner Skyscraper

58-storey would be West London's highest residential building

Police Officer Found with Cocaine Arrested at Acton Station
Police Officer Found with Cocaine Arrested at Acton Station

Claimed he had forgotten to log bags of Class A drug as evidence

Double Blow for Acton Pub Goers
Double Blow for Acton Pub Goers

Uncertainty over future of The Aeronaut as The Belvedere shuts

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Polish Folklore Group Celebrates 75 Years
Polish Folklore Group Celebrates 75 Years

Gunnersbury Avenue-based Mazury Dance is one of the UK's largest

Current Season of Iris Axon Concerts Draws to a Close
Current Season of Iris Axon Concerts Draws to a Close

Soprano Susie Gibbons to be accompanied by Joanna Kacperek

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton

Strikes and engineering works ahead on local tube and train services

Roadworks Ahead in the Acton Area
Roadworks Ahead in the Acton Area

Traffic delays likely due to road and lane closures

Extended Westway Slipway Closures Planned
Extended Westway Slipway Closures Planned

TfL warns of additional congestion from July to October

Gunnersbury Announces Changes to Event Management
Gunnersbury Announces Changes to Event Management

Says it is committed to addressing concerns of the community

Theatre Production Highlights Dangers of Underage Drinking
Theatre Production Highlights Dangers of Underage Drinking

Smashed visits Ellen Wilkinson School as part of national tour

Free Parkinson
Free Parkinson's Memberships Offered at Local Leisure Centres

Everyone Active waiving charges for anyone living with the disease

New Free Santander Hire on TfL Cycle Sundays
New Free Santander Hire on TfL Cycle Sundays

Unlimited 30-minute rides during the month of June

Acton Connect Project To Be Launched
Acton Connect Project To Be Launched

Aims to provide free social activities for isolated people in the area

New Recording of Joe Strummer
New Recording of Joe Strummer's Acton Town Hall Gig to Be Released

Saw him reunited with Mick Jones of The Clash

New Online Exhibition on the Golden Mile Launched
New Online Exhibition on the Golden Mile Launched

Gunnersbury Park Museum takes a look at the area's industrial past

Ealing Chess Club Offering Free Membership to Women
Ealing Chess Club Offering Free Membership to Women

National federation gives grant to help promote female participation

Lifestyle

Healthy Eating Week: Embracing Healthy Ageing Through Nutrition
Healthy Eating Week: Embracing Healthy Ageing Through Nutrition

Home Instead Hammersmith and Chiswick celebrates Healthy Eating Week

Ealing Sports Stars Given Free Leisure Centre Access
Ealing Sports Stars Given Free Leisure Centre Access

Boxer, swimmer and triple jumper join Sporting Champions schem

Acton Schoolgirl Features in Hit Netflix Series
Acton Schoolgirl Features in Hit Netflix Series

Olivia Brown plays a young witch in fantasy drama

Churchfield Road Deli Licensed to Hold
Churchfield Road Deli Licensed to Hold 'Supper Clubs'

NOCO faced opposition from neighbours concerned about noise

Fed and Watered Making Surprise Comeback
Fed and Watered Making Surprise Comeback

Churchfield Road venue reopening initially as a bar

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

Iranian Cultural Centre on Crown Street Gets Go Ahead
Iranian Cultural Centre on Crown Street Gets Go Ahead

Planning committee approves scheme for nine storey building

Major Development Approved on Horn Lane
Major Development Approved on Horn Lane

Jewsons site to include 15 storey tower and 185 flats

Community

Cleaning Up the Streets of South Acton
Cleaning Up the Streets of South Acton

How a community initiative is making litter disappear from the area

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

Read Easy Ealing
Read Easy Ealing

More than 14,000 people around the Ealing area struggle with reading. We’re here to help.

Soapsud Island
Soapsud Island's Dirty Secrets Revealed

New book uncovers the harsh conditions in local laundries of the last century

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

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