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Renovated St Martin’s Church Hall Set To Benefit Whole Community
Larger, accessible space now open in West Acton n West Acton
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Ealing Charity Steps Up As Hidden Impact of Covid Emerges
John Lyon's Charity gives extra half a million to community response fund
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Search On For Ealing Borough's Covid Community Heroes
Nominate someone you feel made a difference during the pandemic
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Anti-LTN Protestors Stop Traffic in Ealing
Public demonstrations held as opposition to council road schemes grows
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Bus Drivers Say 24/7 Lanes Not Enough
They want priority signals at busy road junctions as well
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Mayor Furious About M25 Quarantine Plan
Government hadn't told him of strategy to seal off capital
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Lib Dems Want Free Travel for Under 18s Reinstated
Andrew Steed says it is the wrong time to make getting to school more expensive
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New Acton Post Office Plans Being Discussed
Management tells Rupa Huq MP that negotiations are ongoing
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Major Increase in Electric Vehicle Charging Points Planned
At least 79 parking spaces across Ealing and Acton to be converted
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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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Exercise-phobe from Acton Gets Fit for Bike Ride Challenge
Family tragedy inspires fundraising effort from Ryan Sainsbury
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Missing Teenager Known to Frequent Acton
13-year-old Thiam Houssein has not been seen since last Thursday
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2,000 Sign Petition Against Low Traffic Neighbourhood Plans
Demand made for consultation before schemes are implemented
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Local Leisure Centres Start Phased Reopening
Everyone Active open gyms first with pools 'shortly after'
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Blow for Churchfield Road As Another Independent Shop Shuts
English Butcher closes after trading for eight years
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Volunteers Sought for Business Support Helpline
Needed to answer Covid-19 related queries from local firms
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Earlier Lockdown Would Have Cut Bus Driver Death Toll
Twenty nine drivers died of Covid-19 according to independent report
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Huge Plume of Smoke Over West London After Park Royal Bakery Fire
Around 80 firefighters called to blaze on Minerva Road
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What the Pandemic Taught Us About Rough Sleeping
Cllr Gary Busuttil says we now know we can tackle homelessness successfully
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'Staggering Lack of Honesty' Over Crossrail
Planned Summer 2021 opening now deemed unrealistic
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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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Ealing Fails to Meet Target for Rehousing Refugee Families
Council leader pledges to do more saying it is a moral commitment
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Spending Freeze at Ealing Council Due to ÂŁ50 million Shortfall
'Tough times ahead' as borough struggles to deal with Covid-19 fallout
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Who Decides if We Need These Huge Tower Blocks?
Bollo Lane scheme may be unstoppable but residents' views must be heard
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Vue Acton Cinema Closed Permanently
Not given new lease as owner wants to redevelop the site
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Care Home Death Toll in Ealing Borough Revealed
Nearly 40% of over four hundred Covid-19 fatalities were of care home residents
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Call Made to 'Decolonise' Ealing School Curriculum
More anti-racist learning wanted due to underachievement of black Caribbean pupils
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No Covid-19 on the Tube According to Imperial College Study
Testing of surfaces shows virus not present
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Ealing Common Boundary Measures Proposed
Plans protect space from traveller incursions include closure of Warwick Road
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ANPR Cameras To Be Used in Gunnersbury Park Car Park
Private company to receive revenue from fines
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Pro-NHS Protesters Claim Local Service Being Betrayed
Covid-19 'providing cover' for further downgrade of Ealing Hospital
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Lengthy Jail Sentences for Pair Who Killed Acton Drug Dealer
Bodybuilder Paul Tong battered to death with his weights
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Bowls in Gunnersbury Park Deemed To Too Dangerous
Estate management refuse permission for club to use green
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New Effort To Find Killers of Rajesh Verma
Stabbed with garden shears near Acton Park seventeen years ago
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More Need to Cycle to Prevent Pollution Spike
Southfield ward councillor Gary Busuttil warns recent air quality gains may be reversed
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Local Lockdown Unlikely At This Stage
Reports identifying Hounslow and Ealing boroughs as hot spots misleading
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Bogus Police Officer Forces His Way Into Home
Suspect arrested minutes after burglary and assault
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Man Stabbed Near East Acton Tube Station
Another injured after being attacked in nearby Henchman Street
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Another 336 Homes Approved in Acton Gardens Development
Eighth phase will include apartments, maisonettes and houses
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Justice Sought for Former Acton Post Office Manager
Rupa Huq raises case in Commons of how Patel family faced false accusations of theft
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Planning Application Submitted for Acton Cinema
Acton Arts Project now hope to open some time next year
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Ealing Launches Grant Support Scheme for Small Businesses
Firms paying rents but not eligible for business rates relief qualify
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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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Two Shootings in Acton Believed to Be Linked
Man and woman in hospital after incidents on Perryn Road and East Acton Lane
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Chaos on Stirling Road After Tip Reopens
Firms on the estate say long queues exacerbated by mismanagement
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Zoom Past the Supermarket Queues in West London
Ocado Zoom delivers just what the doctor ordered – more food, less waiting
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Drive-In Cinema Event Planned for Gunnersbury Park
Luna Cinema proposing 200-car capacity screenings in August and September
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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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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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Summer Support Project for Acton Families
Acton Homeless Concern offering takeaway packed lunches and more
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West London Girls Schools Working Together in UCAS Week
St Augustine's, Ellen Wilkinson & Sacred Heart share ideas on university applications
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Drive-In Cinema Event Planned at Twyford Avenue Sports Ground
Sixteen evening showings plus one live performance scheduled
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Secret Cinema Reportedly Abandon Gunnersbury Park Plan
Friends group tell members that event not going ahead
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Gunnersbury Park Reopens Public Car Park
Plans announced for playground to reopen next month
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Volunteer Drive at Acton Gardens Community Centre
Interested in taking up an exciting and rewarding role
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Boy's Epic Bike Ride Smashes Fundraising Target
Finn Bissett's marathon around the streets of Ealing Common raises over ÂŁ3,000
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Pyjamarama Day at Old Oak Primary School
Lockdown library held with book exchange in playground
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Half Marathon Run Raises Three Times What Was Hoped For
Richard Burke inspired to support the Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre
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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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Lovebox 2020 Announces Cancellation
Gunnersbury Park pop festival latest event to be called off due to pandemic
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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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Celebrations and Commemorations Postponed
40th West London Local History Conference to be delayed due to Coronavirus
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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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Rupa Huq MP Marks Holocaust Memorial Day
Joins concentration camp survivors for 75th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz
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Maverick Planning 'A People's Theatre Company'
West London group is crowdfunding to introduce a new theatre concept
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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
West London Kitchens Are Open And Available
Plan your new kitchen design now ready for delivery in September
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Introducing Alistair-Hugo at Home
Quality produce, food boxes and curated meals - fresh food ideas delivered direct to your door
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Elena At Move & Reboot Pilates
One-to-one and group classes
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The Italian Plumber's Tip Of The Month
Got a garden? Get a tap
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Pai Skincare Launches Acton Spirit
For every one sold, they will gift one to frontline workers
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Dismay Over Threat to Churchfield Road Institution
Planning application submitted that would result in closure of L’Oriental
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Turning Fitness On Its Head
Too busy to exercise? Don't like gyms? Then fit20 could be the solution for you…
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Acton Spirit Hand Sanitiser Launched
Initial batch to be given away free to local schools, nurseries and charities
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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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Acton Street Dancers Through To European Championships
Can you support these local talented youngsters?
 Property
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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Allegations of Duplicity Over True Scale of Friary Park Redevelopment
Opponents say both Catalyst and Council withheld full picture during consultation
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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
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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Local Councillor Starts Jigsaw Puzzle Swap Group
Southfield Lib Dem's Gary Malcolm on keeping boredom at bay
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Ealing Women Are Living Donors
Kiran Gupta and Jacquie de Bidaph urge others to consider helping others in need
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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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