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Agents Predict Boom Time for Shepherd
Agents Predict Boom Time for Shepherd's Bush Property

Believe huge White City developments will have positive knock on effect

New-born Baby
New-born Baby's Body Found Near Old Oak Lane

Police make appeal for mother to seek medical help

46 Storey Building Planned for White City
46 Storey Building Planned for White City

Westfield owner seeking permission for 1,760 flats in nine blocks

Blue Plaque for John Osborne in Brook Green
Blue Plaque for John Osborne in Brook Green

Look Back in Anger was written in a flat on Caithness Road

Conservatives Just Hold on To West Central
Conservatives Just Hold on To West Central

Tony Devenish remains London Assembly member for local area

Sadiq Khan Re-elected as Mayor of London
Sadiq Khan Re-elected as Mayor of London

Win declared after second preference votes were counted

Latymer Sixth Former Named Covid-19 Champion
Latymer Sixth Former Named Covid-19 Champion

Nina Andersen set up programme to write letters to care home residents

Delayed Inspections
Delayed Inspections 'Holding Up' Hammersmith Bridge Repair

Claim made that council was slow in carrying out check

Ravenscourt Park Friends
Ravenscourt Park Friends' Group Opposes parkrun Plan

Says weekly event would damage the park and disrupt other users

Cladding Scandal Victims Promise Summer of Protest
Cladding Scandal Victims Promise Summer of Protest

Owners of unsellable flats say their campaign will not stop

Legal Challenge Made To Farmers
Legal Challenge Made To Farmers' Market Ban

Lawyers claim council is using Covid-19 restrictions as a pretext

This Week
This Week's Strike By Bus Drivers Called Off

TfL says that industrial action on Friday and Saturday has been suspended

Central Line To Be Hit By Strike on Polling Day
Central Line To Be Hit By Strike on Polling Day

RMT taking industrial action after dismissal of union official

Cycle Library Created at Burlington Danes School
Cycle Library Created at Burlington Danes School

Bikes for adults and children available to encourage active travel at school

Bailout for Borough
Bailout for Borough's Special Needs Programme Welcomed

Department for Education provides £20million to cover budget shortfall

Protests To Be Held Over
Protests To Be Held Over 'Stealth Privatisation' of Local GP Practice

Demo against takeover taking place outside the Canberra Old Oak Surgery

Two People From White City Charged With Modern Slavery Offences
Two People From White City Charged With Modern Slavery Offences

Charges follow a series of brothel raids across London

18 Year Jail Sentence for Bentworth Road Rapist
18 Year Jail Sentence for Bentworth Road Rapist

Ex-Princeton student Paulo Kretteis attacked woman on footbridge

Man Charged After Stabbing in Westfield Shopping Centre
Man Charged After Stabbing in Westfield Shopping Centre

21-year-old victim taken to hospital with knife wound to his thigh

Sacked Council Officer Blamed Grenfell Trauma for Absences
Sacked Council Officer Blamed Grenfell Trauma for Absences

Rachael Wright-Turner goes to employment tribunal after losing six figure salary

No Covid-19 Cases Reported in W12 Last Week
No Covid-19 Cases Reported in W12 Last Week

Virus currently suppressed in Shepherd's Bush and White City

The Fight To Save a Community Ripped Apart By The Westway
The Fight To Save a Community Ripped Apart By The Westway

How people tried to make the best of having a motorway built through the area

'Non-Essential' Shops in Westfield Set To Reopen

Safe environment promised as second stage of easing of lockdown begins

Big Increase in Number of Bus and Tube Passenger This Week
Big Increase in Number of Bus and Tube Passenger This Week

Overall usage still remains well below pre-pandemic levels

Glowing Tributes Appear on the Old Oak Estate
Glowing Tributes Appear on the Old Oak Estate

Local artists create an ultraviolet illuminated trail on lampposts

Hammersmith and Fulham Pays Tribute To Prince Philip
Hammersmith and Fulham Pays Tribute To Prince Philip

The Duke of Edinburgh's death at the age of 99 announced

Anger as Scrubs Lane Church To Be Developed into Flats
Anger as Scrubs Lane Church To Be Developed into Flats

Pentecostal City Mission Church provides home for community groups and foodbank

A Tale of Two Bridges – Hammersmith Has a Twin in Budapest
A Tale of Two Bridges – Hammersmith Has a Twin in Budapest

Striking similarities in the fates of the William Tierney Clark inspired structures

Twenty Candidates Aiming To Be London Mayor
Twenty Candidates Aiming To Be London Mayor

Largest field ever to contest the election on 6 May

Uber Boat To Run Hammersmith Ferry
Uber Boat To Run Hammersmith Ferry

Services expected to be operational by the end of summer

Report Finds No Link Between LTNs and Fire Engine Response Times
Report Finds No Link Between LTNs and Fire Engine Response Times

Quieter roads due to lockdown believed to have reduced delays

Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger To Move To White City
Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger To Move To White City

Have pre-let space in new offices to be built next to Television Centre

Prisoner Released in Error From Wormwood Scrubs
Prisoner Released in Error From Wormwood Scrubs

William Fernandez was due to be tried for sexual offences

Mayor Promises Internet Across the Tube Network
Mayor Promises Internet Across the Tube Network

Will award contract to provide 4G mobile phone connectivity if re-elected

CCTV Images Issued After Central Line Assault
CCTV Images Issued After Central Line Assault

Victims fled attackers at Shepherd's Bush tube station

New Appeal Launched on Alexander Kareem
New Appeal Launched on Alexander Kareem's 21st Birthday

His killers still at large nine months after gunning him down on Askew Road

Witnesses Sought To Hit and Run Near Wormwood Scrubs
Witnesses Sought To Hit and Run Near Wormwood Scrubs

Woman injured in collision with vehicle on North Pole Road

Santander Announces Intention To Close In Shepherd
Santander Announces Intention To Close In Shepherd's Bush

Bank claims only 70 regular customers used the branch exclusively

Godolphin Students Collect Over 100 Pieces of IT Equipment
Godolphin Students Collect Over 100 Pieces of IT Equipment

Donated to other children in the area to aid remote learning

Latymer School Reports Series of Sexual Abuse Allegations
Latymer School Reports Series of Sexual Abuse Allegations

Online accounts detail claims of assault, coercion and rape by pupils

Which Shops Won
Which Shops Won't Be Reopening at Westfield?

Some big name departures from the shopping centre

Double Decker Hammersmith Bridge Feasible According to Report
Double Decker Hammersmith Bridge Feasible According to Report

Engineers believe scheme would allow full reopening by next year

Concern Raised as US Corporation Acquires Local GP Surgery
Concern Raised as US Corporation Acquires Local GP Surgery

Canberra Old Oak Surgery now owned by health insurance company

Action Urged Over Low Vaccination Rates in Shepherd
Action Urged Over Low Vaccination Rates in Shepherd's Bush

Latest figures show only two thirds of elderly residents have had jab

Plumber Praised for Saving a Life in White City
Plumber Praised for Saving a Life in White City

Patrick Oakley acted quickly when Batman Close resident taken ill

Yellow Postbox Unveiled on Uxbridge Road
Yellow Postbox Unveiled on Uxbridge Road

Links to free digital offerings from local children's author

2,000 Sign Petition Against Parking Charge Rise
2,000 Sign Petition Against Parking Charge Rise

Opponents claim there was no consultation on 'shocking' increase

Blood Donation Centre Opens in Westfield
Blood Donation Centre Opens in Westfield

Call going out particularly for black donors to help sickle cell patients

Man Charged in Connection with Stabbing on The Vale
Man Charged in Connection with Stabbing on The Vale

Daniel Haisley remanded in custody to face charge of wounding

West London Orbital Scheme
West London Orbital Scheme 'Still on Track'

Funding constraints at TfL main obstacle to delivering the project

Shepherd
Shepherd's Bush Road Homeless Hostel Given Consent

Opposition from some residents fails to block St. Mungo's plan

Dentist on Askew Road Censured by Regulator
Dentist on Askew Road Censured by Regulator

The Dental Centre found deficient in patient safety and management

Ex-Princeton Student Convicted of White City Rape
Ex-Princeton Student Convicted of White City Rape

Paulo Kretteis wore his university top during Bentworth Road attack

Dawn Raid on Greenside Road Finds Cocaine and Cash
Dawn Raid on Greenside Road Finds Cocaine and Cash

Two men charged with dealing Class A drugs

Backlash Against Council Introduction of Wheelie Bins
Backlash Against Council Introduction of Wheelie Bins

Resident describes them as intrusive and unnecessary

Number of Children At Local School Raised in Parliament
Number of Children At Local School Raised in Parliament

MP says Wendell Park Primary attendance shows we have lockdown in name only

New White City School To Be Part of Housing Development
New White City School To Be Part of Housing Development

Six blocks to be built on site of Ark Swift Primary

New Owners For Shepherd
New Owners For Shepherd's Bush Market

Council leader welcomes acquisition by property investment firm

Senior NHS Doctor Says Covid Rule-breaking
Senior NHS Doctor Says Covid Rule-breaking 'Demoralising'

Tells of seeing groups not social distancing as he travels home from work

Rare Lizards on Wormwood Scrubs May Need To Be Moved
Rare Lizards on Wormwood Scrubs May Need To Be Moved

HS2 changing access route to reduce damage to the environment

St Mungo
St Mungo's Hostel To Be Converted into Artists' Studios

Building in Shepherd's Bush Market is no longer used for the homeless

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Why I Became A Plumber And How I Ended Up With A Business In The UK Part 2
Why I Became A Plumber And How I Ended Up With A Business In The UK Part 2

Read the final part of the Italian Plumber's story

Are You An Overweight Male, Non-Smoker Aged 18-65?
Are You An Overweight Male, Non-Smoker Aged 18-65?

Imperial College Seeks Subjects For Study

West London Kitchens And Bedrooms
West London Kitchens And Bedrooms

Looking for a lockdown project?

Bush Theatre To Broadcast New Work
Bush Theatre To Broadcast New Work

Project 2036 features the next generation of theatre designers

Roadworks Ahead in Shepherd
Roadworks Ahead in Shepherd's Bush

Expect traffic delays across the W12 area

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Shepherd
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Shepherd's Bush

Changes to rail and tube services due to engineering works

Irish Cultural Centre Launches Free Hotline
Irish Cultural Centre Launches Free Hotline

Even technophobes can now access weekly lunchtime performances

Change of Location for Brook Green Market
Change of Location for Brook Green Market

Moving to St. Mary's School on Masbro Road with further expansion planned

Lyric Hammersmith To Reopen With a Triple Bill
Lyric Hammersmith To Reopen With a Triple Bill

Three new plays to be staged to live audiences in the summer

Riverside Artists Group To Post Daily Postcards
Riverside Artists Group To Post Daily Postcards

Messages From Somewhere will showcase work of its members

Clare Balding To Kick Off Upper Room Lecture Series
Clare Balding To Kick Off Upper Room Lecture Series

Spring season of fundraising talks also includes Michael Frayn and Jeremy Paxman

Auction Raises £6,870 for The Upper Room
Auction Raises £6,870 for The Upper Room

Enthusiastic bidding at event organised on behalf of Artists at Home

Superhero Day Brings in Thousands for NHS
Superhero Day Brings in Thousands for NHS

Latymer school fundraiser for the Imperial Health Charity

Local Sight Loss Support Group Hosts Next Meeting
Local Sight Loss Support Group Hosts Next Meeting

Group telephone call organised for Hammersmith & Fulham by the Macular Society

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces New Season
Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces New Season

Community projects continue while socially distanced shows begin in New Year

Tree Trail Launched in Ravenscourt Park
Tree Trail Launched in Ravenscourt Park

Friends group select 25 trees of particular interest for you to view

London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May
London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May

Government has no plans to cancel vote despite public health issues

New Live Music Venue To Open at Olympia London
New Live Music Venue To Open at Olympia London

4.400 capacity will be biggest in West London larger than Hammersmith Apollo

Online Chopin Concert Begins New Season at POSK
Online Chopin Concert Begins New Season at POSK

A programme of Polish cultural events on the internet

Ikea Group Donation Helps Lyric Exceed Fund Raising Target
Ikea Group Donation Helps Lyric Exceed Fund Raising Target

Hammersmith theatre receives £30,000 from next door neighbour

Musical Festivals on Wormwood Scrubs Could Fund New Arena
Musical Festivals on Wormwood Scrubs Could Fund New Arena

Three options being considered for future of Linford Christie Stadium

Lyric Hammersmith Announces Panto Postponement
Lyric Hammersmith Announces Panto Postponement

Blames uncertainty over government guidelines for public performances

Half Marathon Run Smashes Fundraising Target
Half Marathon Run Smashes Fundraising Target

Richard Burke inspired to support the Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre

Pyjamarama Day at Old Oak Primary School
Pyjamarama Day at Old Oak Primary School

Lockdown library held with book exchange in playground

Artists Staying At Home
Artists Staying At Home

The annual invitation to homes and studios is virtual this year

Brook Green Market Open on Wednesday and Saturday
Brook Green Market Open on Wednesday and Saturday

Offering fresh organic fruit and veg while taking all necessary precautions

How to Contact H&F Council During the Crisis
How to Contact H&F Council During the Crisis

Customers advised to use phone or email after closure of King Street Service Centre

Residents Offered Free Home Workouts and Fitness Classes
Residents Offered Free Home Workouts and Fitness Classes

App for members of H&F's three Better leisure centres now open to all

Have You Explored H&F Libraries
Have You Explored H&F Libraries' Online Resources?

Discover e-books, audio books, courses, learning for kids and much more

H&F Extinction Rebellion
H&F Extinction Rebellion's Weekly Meetings Go Virtual

Get involved online every Tuesday and give your views on the New Normal

H&F Citizens Advice Bureau Are Still Here to Help
H&F Citizens Advice Bureau Are Still Here to Help

Local people urged to phone or email if they need advice and support

Enjoy Theatre Productions Online During Lockdown
Enjoy Theatre Productions Online During Lockdown

Richmond's Orange Tree among venues offering free home screenings

Umbrella or Sandals?
Umbrella or Sandals?

Check out the forecast for the local area

Lifestyle

May Half-Term Family Fun at the London Transport Museum Depot in Acton Town
May Half-Term Family Fun at the London Transport Museum Depot in Acton Town

Explore the Capital's transport treasure trove

The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service
The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service

Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.

Restaurant Plan Submitted for Ginglik Site
Restaurant Plan Submitted for Ginglik Site

Application for change of use with reopening at end of year

David Lloyd Clubs Opens Its (Virtual) Doors Free To All
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.

Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore
Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore

Be ready for Christmas presents. Keep safe. Give a book.

Dog Club and Hotel Launched in Shepherd
Dog Club and Hotel Launched in Shepherd's Bush

Urban Mutts offering a wide range of services in Westfield Shopping Centre

New Outlet for Popular Goldhawk Road Ice Cream Parlour
New Outlet for Popular Goldhawk Road Ice Cream Parlour

Bears at the Pavilion has opened on Brook Green

Local Pubs Turn Into Temporary Grocery Stores
Local Pubs Turn Into Temporary Grocery Stores

Flour, eggs, plants and compost among stop sellers at Thatched House and Duchess

Property

Stamp Duty Cliff Edge Could Hit W12 Market Hard
Stamp Duty Cliff Edge Could Hit W12 Market Hard

Agents fear already low activity will grind to a halt if full levy restored

Fifth Highest Ever Price Paid For W12 Home During Lockdown
Fifth Highest Ever Price Paid For W12 Home During Lockdown

Transactions scarce over recent months but buyers still appearing

Ground Broken On New White City Office Block
Ground Broken On New White City Office Block

L'Oreal set to be anchor tenant of Gateway Central

Massive Wood Lane Tower Blocks Given Green Light
Massive Wood Lane Tower Blocks Given Green Light

Centre House development will be 32 storeys high and contain 527 new flats

Broad Opposition To 24-storey Scrubs Lane Skyscraper
Broad Opposition To 24-storey Scrubs Lane Skyscraper

Tower with over 200 flats planned near St Mary's Cemetery

Highest Price Ever Paid for House in Shepherd
Highest Price Ever Paid for House in Shepherd's Bush

Pre-lockdown sale sees over £4million exceeded for the first time in W12

Shepherd
Shepherd's Bush Property Market Hit by Winter Chill

Sales slow to trickle as estate agents await 'gentle pick-up' in spring

32-Storey Skyscraper Planned For White City

Centre piece of Imperial College's billion pound scheme for Unigate Dairy site

Community

Lockdown
Lockdown 'Devastating Blow' For Local Big Issue Seller

Dave Martin heart-broken he was unable to wish customers Happy Christmas

Hammersmith Hospital Nurse Has Message for Covid-19 Sceptics
Hammersmith Hospital Nurse Has Message for Covid-19 Sceptics

Mina Long-John wishes conspiracy theorists could be shown the reality

'Inspiring' Shepherd's Bush Woman With Down's Syndrome Hailed

Emma Sarre has worked at the local Tesco for over seven years

What Happens To Asylum Seekers in Hammersmith & Fulham
What Happens To Asylum Seekers in Hammersmith & Fulham

Home Office reported to be housing them in five hotels in the borough

The Upper Room Asks You to Go That Extra Mile
The Upper Room Asks You to Go That Extra Mile

Fundraising drive for homeless charity preparing for aftermath of pandemic

Foodbank Doorstoppers Need You
Foodbank Doorstoppers Need You

Group collect donations for the H&F Foodbank at Olympia

New Foodbank Set Up in White City
New Foodbank Set Up in White City

Already serving more than 120 households on local estates

Hotline Launched by Council to Support Vulnerable Residents
Hotline Launched by Council to Support Vulnerable Residents

People who need help, or friends and family urged to get in touch

Olympia London Taken Over by Foodbank and Community Volunteers
Olympia London Taken Over by Foodbank and Community Volunteers

Providing 'massive increase' in food support for residents in need

Shepherd
Shepherd's Bush Community Pulls Together During Crisis

Neighbours join forces to help those who are vulnerable or self isolating

Can You Help Our Local Foodbank Find a New Warehouse?
Can You Help Our Local Foodbank Find a New Warehouse?

Urgent call for help to community as current premises are being sold

Have You Seen Sisters Maya and Fitia?
Have You Seen Sisters Maya and Fitia?

Urgent appeal for help finding girls who have been missing since May last year

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