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Green Light for Massive Bollo Lane Development
Ten towers including one of 25-storeys will dominate local skyline
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Ealing Council Ranks Second in UK for Parking Fines
Borough gives out more PCNs than any city outside London
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TfL Says It is Cracking Down on Facemask Refuseniks
Over 1,700 fines handed out to people flouting rules on public transport
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Rupa Huq Launches Hospitality Industry Campaign
Wants more government action to save businesses in the sector
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TfL Ditches Plans To Make All Stations Cashless
Change would have caused problems for Londoners without a bank card
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Local Surgeon Speaks of Heartbreak Over Cancelled Operations
Dr Matt Bartlett says no light at end of tunnel for NHS staff
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'More Needs To Be Done' On BAME Vaccine Take Up
Ealing Hospital doctor says community leaders must help tackle disinformation
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Call Made To Put Housebound at Front of Vaccine Queue
Questions remain as to when those unable to attend centres will receive jab
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Councillors Claim They Are Being Gagged on Bollo Lane Towers
Southfield ward reps say they are not allowed to speak at planning meeting
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Calls For Council Apology for Rubbish Not Cleared in Acton
Increase in flytipping in W3 throughout the pandemic
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Decision To Be Made On Gunnersbury Park Bowls Club
Planning committee to consider bid to convert it into mini-golf course
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Fines Issued at Illegal Park Royal Performance Car Meet
Fixed Penalty Notices handed out by police for Covid regulation breaches
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No to Extending Monstrous Bollo Lane Towers
Cllr Gary Malcolm says plans are a frightening prospect for local residents
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Nearly 600 London Buildings Still Have Unsafe Cladding
Defects remain widespread and residents face financial ruin
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Union Calls For More Protection After Three TfL Staff Die
RMT says it is not ruling out industrial action over the issue
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Free Lateral Flow Tests Available at Acton Library
Same day results provided for people without symptoms
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'Tidal Wave' of New Covid Patients Since Start of Year
Sharp increase in admissions in latest week for local hospitals
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City Hall's Portion of Council Tax To Rise By 9.5%
Mayor says government has left him with little other option
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ÂŁ125 Million Needed By TfL To Keep Free Travel
Concessionary fares for under-18s and over-60s not covered in government deal
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Major Incident Declared in London as Hospitals Struggle
Met warns that fines will be issued more quickly for obvious rule breaches
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Senior NHS Doctor Says Covid Rule-breaking 'Demoralising'
Tells of seeing groups not social distancing as he travels home from work
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Mayor Sadiq Khan Calls for Eviction Ban Extension
Current protection for private renters set to expire
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Developer Seeks Increase in Height of Bollo Lane Tower
Wants to increase Roslin Road building to 15 storeys
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Acton Gets a Post Office Again After Two Years
Branch opens in the new Budgens store on Gunnersbury Lane
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London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May
Government has no plans to cancel vote despite public health issues
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Sadiq Khan Calls for International Travel Restrictions
Mayor wants testing on arrival and quarantines in airports
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Rupa Huq Explains Why She Rebelled on Brexit Bill
Local MP defied party whip to abstain on vote on EU trade deal
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Acton Currently West London Hot Spot for Covid-19
Nearly 400 cases in the W3 postcode area within a week
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Mayor and Councils 'Not Consulted' on Primary School Decision
Most children in local boroughs to be taught at home next week
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Fury at Council Approval of Demolition of Perryn Road Houses
Residents overwhelmingly objected to plan in Conservation Area
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Women Admits Killing Man Near Acton Town Hall
Rhian Beresford enters manslaughter plea from secure psychiatric unit
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Armed Police Arrest Suspected Bank Robber in Park Royal
Man who claimed to have a gun surrounded on North Acton Road
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Mental Health Suffering Due To Handling of Lockdown
Cllr Gary Malcolm says government has created ticking time bomb
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Ealing Borough Covid-19 Infections Double in a Week
Warning issued that local intensive care units close to capacity
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Covid Catch-up Scheme 'Leaving Poorest Pupils Behind'
Claim made that government's approach is favouring wealthier boroughs
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First Vaccination Takes Place in Ealing Borough
88-year-old Ruy Silva 'feeling great' after receiving jab
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MP Calls For Action After Local Claimant Rate Rises By 178%
Rupa Huq says chancellor must do something urgently particularly for the young
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Acton Art and Regreening Project Launched
Local youngsters help plant 800 new trees
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Council To Consult On New LTNs and Cycle Schemes
Traffic management measures planned for Creffield Road area
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Rare Lizards on Wormwood Scrubs May Need To Be Moved
HS2 changing access route to reduce damage to the environment
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New Course Offering Support For Acton Parents
'Mental Wealth' will help local carers of children with special needs
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Acton Park Drug Dealer Jailed for Three Years
Violent Crime Task Force Patrol caught him with heroin and crack cocaine
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Ealing Opposition Councillors Call-in LTN Decision
Cite 'terrible' consultation and neglect of needs of disabled
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Restrictions To Be Imposed on Parked Dockless Hire Bikes
Cycles will only be allowed to be left in council designated locations
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Support Needed For Local Schools Hit By Covid-19 Says Rupa Huq
Ealing Central and Acton MP calls on Gavin Williamson to act
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All Systems Go For Acton's New Cinema
Acton Arts Project gets green light and films could be screened in January
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Teen Charged in Connection With East Acton Sexual Assaults
16-year-old boy held after three incidents near Old Oak Common Lane
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Plan To Redevelop Barbara Speake Stage School
Five storey block and forty flats proposed on site on East Acton Lane
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Ealing Council Makes Massive Loan To In-house Development Firm
Largest financial commitment ever made by the authority
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Bogus Water Company Worker Steals Cash in Acton
Told householder on Goldsmith Close he needed access to repair leak
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Rupa Huq Quizzes PM on Homes in Ealing and Acton with Unsafe Cladding
Homeowners unable to get safety validation for their tower blocks
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Ealing Council and Government Excluding Residents From Planning Process
Cllr Gary Busuttil says they need to be more transparent
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MP Suggests Decisions on LTNs Be Made By Local Vote
Rupa Huq leads House of Commons debate on traffic measures
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Council Approves 36 Storey Skyscraper in Acton
The Portal on Wales Farm Road will contain 350 flats
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New Proposals For Massive Old Oak Development
25,000 homes planned but scheme lacks cash and doesn’t own land
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 Calendar
Gasworks' Generous Offer
Free boiler repairs to the vulnerable or those on the NHS front line
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The Upper Scale Ltd
Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.
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Stability In The Face Of Uncertainty
Falcons Pre-Preparatory School for Boys
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Chiswick and Bedford Park Preparatory School
Inspiring young minds
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Roadworks Ahead in Acton
Traffic delays likely due to road and lane closures
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Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton
Engineering works ahead on local tube and train services
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St Katherine's Church Holds Christmas Fair
End of second lockdown provided brief opportunity for community event
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Ealing Film Festival Unveils Finalists
First ever competition will see 11 prizes and special audience award
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Local Over Fifties Fitness Group Make Fundraising Video
Spritely Fitness use Kylie song to raise money for Crisis
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Churchill Trust to Fund Acton Street Market Initiative
John Blackmore given support to train young entrepreneurs
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Acton Church Goes To The Auctions
St Martin's in Hale Gardens appeals for help to address financial deficit caused by Covid
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Acton Media Man To Judge Film Festival
New online film competition announces jury members
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Film Star Chosen As Black History Month Local Hero
Earl Cameron's 50 year acting career included a key role in a James Bond film
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Southfield Councillors' Face to Face Surgeries Cancelled
But ward representatives say they are still here to help during lockdown
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New Market Set To Launch in Acton
Event aims to be a festival of food, fashion and creativity
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Bollo Brook Youth's Art Exhibition Now Online
'I'm not your… ' was featured at the Tate Modern earlier this year
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Ealing Writers Light Up Chiswick Book Festival
Strong representation of local authors in the event’s programme
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Rupa Huq MP Lends a Hand at Barons Pond
Forgotten space near Gunnersbury Park on course to be restored to former glory
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Renovated St Martin’s Church Hall Set To Benefit Whole Community
Larger, accessible space now open in West Acton
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Volunteer Drive at Acton Gardens Community Centre
Interested in taking up an exciting and rewarding role
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Musical Festivals on Wormwood Scrubs Could Fund New Arena
Three options being considered for future of Linford Christie Stadium
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Timeline Shows Ealing Borough's Rich Literary Heritage
Diverse authors such as Henry Fielding to Phoebe Waller-Bridge feature
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Gunnersbury Park Museum Closes and parkrun Suspended
The park itself and the cafe remain open for visitors
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Liam Gallagher and Eric Cantona Film In Gunnersbury Park
Video for singer's new release 'Once' shows Cantona dressed as a King
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Centenery Celebrations For Acton Bookbinders
Blissetts is 100 years old and this year will move from Roslin Road base
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Ealing Young Carers Project Hosts Local Councillors
Scheme has seen huge growth in participation since inception
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New Art Mural For Acton Primary School
Scheme at Berrymede to bring more creativity to the community
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Acton's Striking Street Art Draws The Crowds
Shisoka mural on the corner of Churchfield Road was created by Fin DAC
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Live Travel Updates for Acton
Information on what is happening on local roads and public transport
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What's On In Acton
All the latest events in and around W3
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 Leisure
A Christmas Tale… “Daddy, can we visit Santa?”
The Italian Plumber helps Santa keep cool
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Covent Garden Fishmongers
If it swims, we can supply it
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We Have Exciting News To Share With You!
Discover Classic Deli Online Gourmet Shop for you to Cook like a Chef at home!
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Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore
Be ready for Christmas presents. Keep safe. Give a book.
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Acton Councillor Turns Lockdown Chef
Liberal Democrat Gary Malcolm shares cost cutting recipes
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Urban Art - Changing The Face of Acton
Emily Hopkins reviews the growing street art movement in W3
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Vue Acton Cinema Closed Permanently
Not given new lease as owner wants to redevelop the site
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Acton-based Firm Hailed For Producing Virus-killing Aprons
Fashionizer forced to adapt when lockdown hit their uniform design business
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Gunnersbury Park Signals Intent To Remove Bowls Club
Says their priority is to repurpose site for Putt in the Park
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Acton Street Dancers Through To European Championships
Can you support these local talented youngsters?
 Property
People Want To Be Heard on Bollo Lane Ten Towers Scheme
Cllr Gary Malcolm says his constituents believe planning process is a sham
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Massive Development Planned at Ealing Common Depot
TfL says Ealing Council have agreed 800 flats could be built on the site
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Red Block Rebels Release Video on Ealing's 'Development Free-for-all'
Short film shows the 181 tower blocks of up to 55 storeys built or planned
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Another 336 Homes Approved in Acton Gardens Development
Eighth phase will include apartments, maisonettes and houses
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Acton Property Market Was Performing Well Prior to Lockdown
Estate agents now 'shell-shocked and confused' about what lies ahead
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Who's Going To Buy All The Flats Being Built In Acton?
Concerns raised about there being sufficient demand to absorb huge supply
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55 Storey Skyscraper Approved for North Acton
MP blasts 'presumption to build' after Portal Way tower blocks get go-ahead
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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
One of 164 to be shut across its network nationally
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Shop Local and Help Acton Businesses
Profile of Churchfield Road's ''Tea Darling"
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Acton Gardens Community Centre's Response to Covid-19
Just a year after opening centre became vital in bringing the area together
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Acton Residents Fearful After Spate of Brake Tampering
Cars in Poet's Corner cul-de-sac subject to dangerous criminal damage
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Residents Groups Unconvinced By Ealing's New Planning Policy
Consultation period extended but guidance on methods of informing residents ignored
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Acton Community Support
Groups available throughout W3 helping out during the lockdown
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Acton Homeless Concern Helping Those In Hardship
A takeaway meal service available once a week thanks to community donations
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Opposition Continues to Grow to Horn Lane Cement Plant
Residents believe plan unacceptable due to pollution and traffic
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South Acton Working Men's Club Set To Close
Acton Gardens developers taking over building next year
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Putting Acton On The Map
A local resident tells Ealing to wake up - W3 is about to get 'extremely interesting'
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Soapsud Island's Dirty Secrets Revealed
New book uncovers the harsh conditions in local laundries of the last century
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Fix My Acton Street
Report problems such as potholes and uncollected rubbish in your local area
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