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Campaigners Sound Alarm over Next Phase of Friary Park
Claim developer is about to announce plans with increased height and density
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Huge Response to Homeless Charity’s Food Drive
Around 90 guests served every week by Who is Hussain?
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Acton Teacher Publishes New Children's Poetry Book
Mark Bird's latest work is about a robotic kangaroo
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Ealing Council Cabinet Reshuffle Following General Election
Three councillors likely to stand down after becoming MPs
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Affordable Homes System 'Creaking at the Seams' in London
Housing associations unable to take on stock that is being built
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Rupa Huq Holds Ealing Central and Acton
Labour candidate wins with a larger majority but reduced vote share
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APCOA Takes Over Local Boroughs' Litter Patrols
Company's staff now can issue fines in Ealing and Hounslow
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Sadiq Khan Foresees New Era in Relations with Government
Mayor says he will lobby for new powers and cash for affordable housing
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New App Blamed for Dial-a-Ride Problems
Services users say it has become less reliable since system implemented
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Gunnersbury Residents Put Best Face Forward
Area brightened by Front Garden Awards competition
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1,600 Bus Drivers on Local Routes Taking Part in Strike Ballot
The seven garages run by London United could face disruption
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Warrior Women Make Stunning Debut
New Acton-based Rugby League team win first fixture
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New 440 Timetable Increases Frequency
More regular bus service in evening and weekends
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Local Roads Ranked as Worst in Europe's Most Congested City
Only consolation is that Mexico City now has more traffic
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'Negligible' Impact from Mayor's Off-Peak Fridays Scheme
Opposition says trial has failed to significantly boost passenger numbers
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Acton Teen Murdered by Man He was Selling Weapons To
Victor Lee altered his passport to buy crossbow and knives online
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Sushi Makers to the Stars Mark 14 Years in West Acton
YoYo Kitchen's chef has prepared meals for Madonna, Kylie and De Niro
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Another Huge Student Tower Block Proposed in North Acton
33-storey building would contain 888 bed spaces next to the cemetery
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Two Local Semi-pro Footballers Jailed for Dealing Cocaine
Part of gang who operated distribution centre from Acton storage unit
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Asda Wants to Turn Park Royal Site into New Town Centre
Proposing scheme to develop 1,500 flats on 10-acre plot
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Ealing Man Charged with Anti-Muslim Vandalism
Acton Mosque and Palestine Mission in Hammersmith daubed with red paint
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New Surgical Centre Opens at Central Middlesex Hospital
Hoped that it will reduce waiting list of over 16,000 orthopaedic patients
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Another Three Years for 'Mandela House' in South Acton
Tower featured in Only Fools and Horses scheduled for 2027 demolition
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Park Royal Music Venue Denied Licence Extension
Objections to Anaya Lounge's bid made by residents, police and council
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Former Shipping Container Resident Now Living on Streets
Says she is recovering from injuries suffered in attack by ex-partner
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Save Gunnersbury Campaign Plants 'Garden of Resistance'
Says this is opening move in summer of opposition to 'exploitation' of park
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A controlling family. A violent man. A young woman determined to live her own life
A personal memoir by local author Farida J Manekshah.
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Acton Makers Market Being Held This Weekend
Part of Churchfield Road will be closed to traffic on Saturday
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The Oaks Hosts Annual Table Tennis Championships
Performances from Juniors were the highlight of the night
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A Weekend of Open-Air Cinema at Gunnersbury Park
Showing Dirty Dancing, Stop Making Sense, and 10 Things I Hate About You
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Polish Folklore Group Celebrates 75 Years
Gunnersbury Avenue-based Mazury Dance is one of the UK's largest
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The Action On The Side Film Competition Returns
Winning entries in 48-hour event to be screened at ActOne Cinema
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Roadworks Ahead in the Acton Area
Traffic delays likely due to road and lane closures
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Extended Westway Slipway Closures Planned
TfL warns of additional congestion from July to October
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Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Acton
Strikes and engineering works ahead on local tube and train services
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Huge Turnout for Girls' Chess Tournament at Ellen Wilkinson
Competitors at event included two world class players
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Vintage Tube Event Cancelled Due to Vandalism
Heritage train journey was due to take place on the Piccadilly line
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Theatre Production Highlights Dangers of Underage Drinking
Smashed visits Ellen Wilkinson School as part of national tour
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Free Parkinson's Memberships Offered at Local Leisure Centres
Everyone Active waiving charges for anyone living with the disease
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Acton Connect Project To Be Launched
Aims to provide free social activities for isolated people in the area
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New Recording of Joe Strummer's Acton Town Hall Gig to Be Released
Saw him reunited with Mick Jones of The Clash
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Hilarious new comedy premiering the Tabard this July
Dressing Gown demonstrates how even the most innocent conversation can land you in deep trouble
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Ealing Sports Stars Given Free Leisure Centre Access
Boxer, swimmer and triple jumper join Sporting Champions schem
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Acton Schoolgirl Features in Hit Netflix Series
Olivia Brown plays a young witch in fantasy drama
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Churchfield Road Deli Licensed to Hold 'Supper Clubs'
NOCO faced opposition from neighbours concerned about noise
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Fed and Watered Making Surprise Comeback
Churchfield Road venue reopening initially as a bar
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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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Healthy Eating Week: Embracing Healthy Ageing Through Nutrition
Home Instead Hammersmith and Chiswick celebrates Healthy Eating Week
 Property
Iranian Cultural Centre on Crown Street Gets Go Ahead
Planning committee approves scheme for nine storey building
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Major Development Approved on Horn Lane
Jewsons site to include 15 storey tower and 185 flats
 Community
Cleaning Up the Streets of South Acton
How a community initiative is making litter disappear from the area
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LAGER Can Smashes Its Record at Acton Fly-tip
11-tonnes of waste removed by local environmental volunteer group
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Read Easy Ealing
More than 14,000 people around the Ealing area struggle with reading. We’re here to help.
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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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Acton Homeless Concern Helping Those In Hardship
A takeaway meal service available once a week thanks to community donations
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