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Leak in Disabled West Acton Man
Leak in Disabled West Acton Man's Flat Unfixed for Four Years

Blames Catalyst Housing Association for failure to deal with issue

Lukewarm Reaction To Ealing Council
Lukewarm Reaction To Ealing Council's New Tall Buildings Strategy

Residents' groups and opposition say 'too little, too late'

Tube Passenger Numbers Starting To Increase
Tube Passenger Numbers Starting To Increase

Londoners returning to workplace as guidance changes

Local Branch of the Samaritans Celebrates 50 Years
Local Branch of the Samaritans Celebrates 50 Years

Ealing, Hammersmith and Hounslow Samaritans have handled over a million calls

Local Police Boss Fired For Bullying and Expenses Irregularities
Local Police Boss Fired For Bullying and Expenses Irregularities

Paul Martin charged Florida trip to colleague's credit card

Shining a Light on Labour
Shining a Light on Labour's Dimming of Our Streets

Gary Malcolm, the leader of the Liberal Democrats in Ealing, calls for action

Mayor Wants Road Charging Scheme for London
Mayor Wants Road Charging Scheme for London

New plans being considered after Boundary Charge ditched

Ealing Council Offering £200,000 To New Chief Executive
Ealing Council Offering £200,000 To New Chief Executive

Planning to make appointment by April

Rupa Huq on Her Inbox Full of Outrage Over Parties
Rupa Huq on Her Inbox Full of Outrage Over Parties

Ealing Central and Acton MP calls on the Prime Minister to go

Man Fights for Life After Hit and Run on Gunnersbury Lane
Man Fights for Life After Hit and Run on Gunnersbury Lane

Blue Mercedes failed to stop at the scene

Fundraiser Set Up for Gary Fairbairn
Fundraiser Set Up for Gary Fairbairn's Funeral

One of the 'mobility scooter twins' often seen in the local area

Lido Proposed for Wormwood Scrubs
Lido Proposed for Wormwood Scrubs

Plan would see Olympic-sized pool by Linford Christie Stadium

Sadiq Khan Confirms Plan to Run for Third Term
Sadiq Khan Confirms Plan to Run for Third Term

Mayor says he has no ambitions to lead the Labour Party

TfL Has One Million Speeding Ticket Target
TfL Has One Million Speeding Ticket Target

Senior police officer suggests fines will more than double this year

Santander Cycle Hire Scheme Breaks New Record
Santander Cycle Hire Scheme Breaks New Record

Almost 11 million hires and one million users last year

Ealing Council Takes Six Years To Deal With Leaking Roof
Ealing Council Takes Six Years To Deal With Leaking Roof

Ombudsman finds it guilty of severe maladministration

Anger at Green Light for Latest Stage of Acton Gardens
Anger at Green Light for Latest Stage of Acton Gardens

Allotment holders say towers will lead to loss of light

Car Usage Back To Pre-pandemic Levels in London
Car Usage Back To Pre-pandemic Levels in London

Passenger numbers on public transport still well down

Fines on London
Fines on London's Red Routes To Rise

Offences such as illegal parking and using bus lanes to cost drivers £160

Old Actonians Set To Celebrate Centenary
Old Actonians Set To Celebrate Centenary

Club started in 1922 by group of Acton County Grammar old boys

Over 1,000 Facemask Fines Issued on Public Transport
Over 1,000 Facemask Fines Issued on Public Transport

Enforcement officers have been implementing restrictions since November

Huge Growth in Number of e-Scooter Collisions
Huge Growth in Number of e-Scooter Collisions

Just over 5% involve scooters on official TfL trial

Over 30 London Schools Targeted By Anti-vaxxers
Over 30 London Schools Targeted By Anti-vaxxers

Police called to intervene on 19 occasions

Acton Sees Over a Thousand Covid Cases in a Week
Acton Sees Over a Thousand Covid Cases in a Week

More than 2% of the local population infected in just seven days

New Management Structure Proposed for Gunnersbury Park
New Management Structure Proposed for Gunnersbury Park

Control to be passed to charitable trust

Two Acton Brothers Convicted of Drug Dealing
Two Acton Brothers Convicted of Drug Dealing

Over 30 kilos of cannabis seized at their home in Princess Gardens

Acton Shop Owner Fined for Selling Illegal Cigarettes
Acton Shop Owner Fined for Selling Illegal Cigarettes

Inspectors found stash in oven at Chilli Spice & Wine in The Vale

Walking Gallery Provides Festive Display
Walking Gallery Provides Festive Display

Vacant units in Acton's shopping districts have been turned into artwork

Almost a Third of London
Almost a Third of London's Fire Engines Out of Action

Staff shortages due to Omicron hitting service hard

Moped Rider Who Injured Toddler in Acton Jailed
Moped Rider Who Injured Toddler in Acton Jailed

Raaid Ressaf drove through red light after taking cannabis

Mixed Reaction To 24 Hour Bus Lane Decision
Mixed Reaction To 24 Hour Bus Lane Decision

TfL accused of failing to justify making change permanent

Six Months of Strike Action Planned on the Tube
Six Months of Strike Action Planned on the Tube

RMT drivers threatening longest ever industrial action

KFC Looks Set To Take Vacant Unit in the Oaks
KFC Looks Set To Take Vacant Unit in the Oaks

Would add to concern about delivery riders in the area

ULEZ Equipment Costs To Top £100 million
ULEZ Equipment Costs To Top £100 million

Cameras and maintenance expense expected to be covered by revenue

Friary Park Development Doomed Say Opponents
Friary Park Development Doomed Say Opponents

TV presenter Sean Fletcher claims it requires use of common land

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

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

Ealing Council Set To Appoint Interim Chief Executive
Ealing Council Set To Appoint Interim Chief Executive

Paul Martin to move from his role as head of the Jersey Civil Service

Renovation of Acton Homeless Centre Completed
Renovation of Acton Homeless Centre Completed

Emmaus House transformed thanks to volunteers and donor generosity

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

David Kerrigan burgled homes after showing false police ID

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

Petras Narbutas given conditional discharge

East Acton Platform Closure Extended
East Acton Platform Closure Extended

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

E-scooters To Be Banned on Transport Network
E-scooters To Be Banned on Transport Network

Move follows safety concerns due to recent fires

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

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

Officer had detained him for dealing drugs in Chiswick

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

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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

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

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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