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Local MP Calls for End to 'Dramatic Changes' Without Consultation
Rupa Huq says transparency needed for planning decision and traffic measures
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Increase in Bus, Tube and Tram Fares Comes into Effect
Sadiq Khan says the rise was forced on him by the government
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Covid South African Variant Found in Acton
New strain has spread beyond Hanwell and West Ealing
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Seven Storey Building Planned on Bollo Bridge Road
44 flats and three houses proposed in builders' yard by Acton Lane junction
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Secret Cinema Plans Return to Gunnersbury Park
Three options proposed for immersive event to allow flexibility
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Support Acton's Cinema, it's 'Seriously Good News'
Mark Kermode urges everyone to help Acton Arts project's final push
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Four More Days of Strikes Planned By Bus Drivers
Current industrial action could extend through spring and summer
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Gary Malcolm Gets His Covid-19 Vaccination
Ealing Liberal Democrat leader urges everyone to do likewise
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Acton Woman Hospitalised Indefinitely After Killing Man
Rhian Beresford sent to secure mental health facility
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Man Charged in Connection with Stabbing on The Vale
Daniel Haisley remanded in custody to face charge of wounding
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Plans To Close Acton's Refuse and Recycling Site Described as 'Bonkers'
Stirling Road could shut leaving Greenford as borough's only centre
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Gary Busuttil on Why Rail is a 'Road To Recovery'
Southfield ward councillor believes it can drive renewed prosperity
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West London Orbital Scheme 'Still on Track'
Funding constraints at TfL main obstacle to delivering the project
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Covid-19, Vaccinations and the May London Elections
Ealing borough Liberal Democrats group leader Gary Malcolm reports back
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House on Western Avenue Hit By Fire
Blaze resulted in the closure of the A40 during morning rush hour
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Local Bus Services To Be Hit By Industrial Action
Strike taking place over three days on a number of routes in the area
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Mayor Will Underwrite Police Numbers if Re-elected
Sadiq Khan promises an extra £30 million to plug funding gap
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Gunnersbury Park Bowls Club Refused Access To Green
Fears that deterioration of surface will make demise of club inevitable
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Flat Sales Slump Drives Average Acton Home Price To New High
Potential supply glut causes anxiety for buyers in the W3 area
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Two Thirds of Londoners 'Want Mayoral Vote To Be By Post'
Survey suggests support for abandoning in person voting in May election
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Andrew Steed Accuses Government of 'Betrayal' over Cladding Crisis
Southfield ward councillor says the proposed solution falls short
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Homeless in Ealing Borough With No Recourse To Public Funds
'Everybody In' scheme providing lifeline during pandemic
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Acton Crash Death Couple Weren't Wearing Seatbelts
Inquest jury delivers verdict after teenage newlyweds died during police chase
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Public Consultation Begins on Putting CCTV in Taxis
TfL considering making cameras mandatory in black cabs and minicabs
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Mixed Reaction To Government's Cladding Announcement
Sadiq Khan says it is shameful some homeowners will still pay for removal
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Acton Main Line Crossrail Station Close To Completion
Final snagging works taking place this month in readiness for handover
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Rupa Huq Shares Video Aiming To Combat Vaccine Hesitancy
Community figures, faith leaders and celebrities team up to promote uptake
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Ealing's Budget Shortfall Totals Nearly £28 Million
Maximum council tax rise and programme of savings needed to balance books
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Tributes Paid To Popular Acton Parish Priest
Father Fintan Crotty from Our Lady of Lourdes has been buried in Dublin
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Key Workers May Be Exempt from Proposed Boundary Charge
£3.50 fee to enter greater London would aim to cover TfL deficit
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Ocado Zoom Trialling Electric Delivery Vehicles Locally
Refrigerated vans and cargo bikes added to fleet
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More Than One Million Londoners Have Had Vaccine
Target remains to give jab to all vulnerable groups by mid-February
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'Sherlock-Style Forensic Focus' Needed for Crossrail
Report urges Mayor better manage risks to avoid further delays
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Over Seventy People Caught on Park Royal Party Boat
Police swoop on vessel moored on Grand Union Canal
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Health Workers Threatened With Sword on Popes Lane
25-year-old man arrested by specialist officers for affray
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Rape Victim Met Attacker Outside Acton Bar
Ex-Princeton student caught on CCTV wearing his university top
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Acton Infection Rate Remains High as Deaths Start to Rise
Local cases well above the London average
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End Of A Chapter For Historic Acton Bookbinders
Blissetts moves from its Roslin Road base and handed over to next generation
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Acton Woman Convicted of Killing Her Son
Olga Freeman told friends she was struggling to cope due to his disabilities
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Huge Victoria Road Crossover Box Being Put in Place
Structure will allow HS2 trains to switch tracks underground
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What the Covid-19 Vaccination Experience is Like
Acton's Maire Lowe is reassured after her first jab at Ealing Town Hall
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NHS Campaign Group Describes Vaccine Roll Out as Chaotic
Local NHS one of slowest in the country in getting jabs to over eighties
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Lager Can Helping Clear Up Acton
Borough wide volunteer group is reaching parts others can't
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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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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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No to Extending Monstrous Bollo Lane Towers
Cllr Gary Malcolm says plans are a frightening prospect for local residents
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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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Fury at Council Approval of Demolition of Perryn Road Houses
Residents overwhelmingly objected to plan in Conservation Area
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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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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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West London Kitchens And Bedrooms
Looking for a lockdown project?
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Gasworks' Generous Offer
Free boiler repairs to the vulnerable or those on the NHS front line
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Stability In The Face Of Uncertainty
Falcons Pre-Preparatory School for Boys
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Roadworks Ahead in Acton
Traffic delays likely due to road and lane closures
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Covid South African Variant Found in Acton
New strain has spread beyond Hanwell and West Ealing
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Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton
Engineering works ahead on local tube and train services
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Acton Community Online Dance Project
Descendants' host new classes to get young people moving
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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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London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May
Government has no plans to cancel vote despite public health issues
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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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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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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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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
The Italian Plumber Tells Us All To Suck It Up
Handy tip to deal with those everyday blockages
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Ealing Independent College - Online Resource Hub
Find out more about what makes Ealing Independent College such a great place to learn
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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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David Lloyd Clubs Opens Its (Virtual) Doors Free To All
UK's largest health club is today making its David Lloyd Clubs @home available free of charge to the nation.
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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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Council Approves 36 Storey Skyscraper in Acton
The Portal on Wales Farm Road will contain 350 flats
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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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