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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

Assembly Member
Assembly Member's Second Hand Car Advice Unwelcome

Says anyone affected by ULEZ expansion could buy compliant vehicle for £3,000

Sadiq Khan Says London Prepared to Welcome Eurovision
Sadiq Khan Says London Prepared to Welcome Eurovision

Organisers have ruled out Ukraine as a venue for next year's contest

Man from Acton on Police List of Wanted Robbery Offenders
Man from Acton on Police List of Wanted Robbery Offenders

Ayman Ghazoni forced people to make cryptocurrency transfers at knifepoint

Ealing
Ealing's Young Drivers Ranked as UK’s Most Reckless

Insurance company's black boxes show highest level of speed warnings

Support Grows For Acton Cinema
Support Grows For Acton Cinema's Second Screen

Crowdfunding campaign backed by the broadcaster Mark Kermode

Transport Funding Deal Set To Go to the Wire Again
Transport Funding Deal Set To Go to the Wire Again

Grant Shapps says savings targets not met despite planned service cuts

Jamal Edwards Died After Taking Recreational Drugs
Jamal Edwards Died After Taking Recreational Drugs

Cause of death found to be cardiac arrhythmia

Rupa Huq Joins Constituents To Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee
Rupa Huq Joins Constituents To Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

MP takes to her bike to attend 24 street parties over four days

Cost of Living Crisis May Spark Rise in Violent Crime
Cost of Living Crisis May Spark Rise in Violent Crime

Sadiq Khan warns that City Hall analysis points to challenges ahead

Big Changes Ahead For Bus Services in Acton
Big Changes Ahead For Bus Services in Acton

Major programme of proposed cuts includes scrapping of local routes

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

East Acton Primary School Pupils Plant Seed Bombs
East Acton Primary School Pupils Plant Seed Bombs

Hoping to see mini meadows of flowers emerge

Jail for Gang Who Ran Brothels in Ealing and Acton
Jail for Gang Who Ran Brothels in Ealing and Acton

Golden Kiss escort empire exploited over 300 Polish women

Warmer Homes Programme Extended By the Mayor
Warmer Homes Programme Extended By the Mayor

Up to 45,000 households to be contacted urging them to apply for grants

Local Samaritans Branch Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Local Samaritans Branch Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Guest speakers, former directors and former volunteers attend party

Aviation Policy Document Fails To Mention Heathrow Expansion
Aviation Policy Document Fails To Mention Heathrow Expansion

Campaigners believe this signals shift in government policy

Nadine Dorries Claims Locally Filmed Reality Show Fake
Nadine Dorries Claims Locally Filmed Reality Show Fake

Says Tower Block of Commons used actors

Ealing Council Seeks To Expand Recycling with TerraCycle
Ealing Council Seeks To Expand Recycling with TerraCycle

Products made of complex materials can now be taken to Greenford

'Shocking' Safety Flaws in Ealing's Housing Provision

Regulator issues notice against council for failing to meet required standards

e-Scooter Trial Extended Until November
e-Scooter Trial Extended Until November

Nearly a million journeys made since hire scheme launched last year

Large Increases in Allowances Proposed for Ealing Councillors
Large Increases in Allowances Proposed for Ealing Councillors

Peter Mason could be paid 70% more for leading the council

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

ODEON Confirms Park Royal Cinema Opening
ODEON Confirms Park Royal Cinema Opening

Luxe format will be the chain's first new venue this year

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

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

Moving the Goalposts for Afghan Refugee Girls
Moving the Goalposts for Afghan Refugee Girls

Actonians LFC and Abresham FC co-host Football Festival

Arson Suspected as Park Royal Bakery Catches Fire Again
Arson Suspected as Park Royal Bakery Catches Fire Again

Fire Brigade called twice in a week to building on Minerva Road

Gunnersbury Park Now Charging for Car Parking
Gunnersbury Park Now Charging for Car Parking

20 minute grace period will allow for pick up and drop offs

Rupa Huq Calls Time on Acton Old Town Hall
Rupa Huq Calls Time on Acton Old Town Hall's Stopped Clock

Asks housing association to get it working again

Local Artist Chosen To Create Public Sculpture in Acton Gardens
Local Artist Chosen To Create Public Sculpture in Acton Gardens

Adebayo Bolaji will hold workshops to determine final design

Green Light for New Housing Next To Acton Park
Green Light for New Housing Next To Acton Park

5 storey block approved despite over 500 objections from residents

St Dunstan
St Dunstan's Gardens Care Home Plan Rejected

Ealing Council block scheme to build on park space

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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Visit London Transport Museum’s Depot this July
Visit London Transport Museum’s Depot this July

For a fun green-themed weekend for all the family.

Spring - Summer Heat and the Elderly
Spring - Summer Heat and the Elderly

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

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

Last Performance in This Season of the Iris Axon Concert Series
Last Performance in This Season of the Iris Axon Concert Series

Arun Menon to showcase the viola at Acton Hill Church

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

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

Event organised with help of Amnesty International Ealing

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

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

Gunnersbury Park Hosting Exhibition on History of Women
Gunnersbury Park Hosting Exhibition on History of Women's Football

Part of FA project to increase awareness during 2022 Euros

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

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

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

New Market Planned for North Acton
New Market Planned for North Acton

Pavilion Plant + Art Market to be held on fourth Saturday of the month

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

Concert featured mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean

Lifestyle

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

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

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

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

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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