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Toddler Hit on The Vale Remains in Critical Condition
Toddler Hit on The Vale Remains in Critical Condition

2-year-old girl knocked down by moped on pedestrian crossing

Large Outdoor Screen Reopens in Westfield Square
Large Outdoor Screen Reopens in Westfield Square

Wimbledon and Olympics to be shown at Bar W12 and Film Club

Hammersmith Almshouses Hold Open Week
Hammersmith Almshouses Hold Open Week

Affordable new homes are available to older people in the borough

Action Taken To Eject Anti-lockdown Camp from Shepherd
Action Taken To Eject Anti-lockdown Camp from Shepherd's Bush Green

Council obtains court order after claims residents were being harassed

Local Donations Pay for
Local Donations Pay for 'Life-changing' Minibus for Age UK

Lillian Urban became face of campaign to raise funds for new vehicle

Hammersmith Academy Named Sustainable School of the Year
Hammersmith Academy Named Sustainable School of the Year

Wins award for its gardening programme which encourages biodiversity

Airports Commission Chair Would
Airports Commission Chair Would 'Redo Numbers' on Third Runway

Sir Howard Davies casts doubt on viability of Heathrow expansion

District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August
District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August

Track replacement work taking place on parts of both lines

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Shepherd's Bush Police Station Put Up For Sale

Site could become a mixed use development including flats and shops

Big Changes Proposed for Hammersmith and Fulham & Chelsea Seats
Big Changes Proposed for Hammersmith and Fulham & Chelsea Seats

Boundary commission suggesting radical redrawing of local political map

First Anniversary of Alexander Kareem
First Anniversary of Alexander Kareem's Murder

Date marked with renewed appeal from his family for information

Hammersmith & Fulham Council Leader Urges NHS Data Opt Out
Hammersmith & Fulham Council Leader Urges NHS Data Opt Out

Fears that information could be sold to corporations

Tube Passenger Numbers Expected To Recover Slowly
Tube Passenger Numbers Expected To Recover Slowly

Not likely to get close to pre-pandemic levels until next March

Hospital Admissions Low Despite Rising Covid Infection Rates
Hospital Admissions Low Despite Rising Covid Infection Rates

Number of people in intensive care locally not increasing

Hammersmith Bridge Ferry Now Due in September
Hammersmith Bridge Ferry Now Due in September

Much delayed service might begin after the start of the school term

Violent Crime
Violent Crime 'Suppressed' To Pre-pandemic Levels

Senior Met officer says bounce back in offending after lockdown to be expected

Large Group of Travellers Arrive on Ravenscourt Park
Large Group of Travellers Arrive on Ravenscourt Park

Around ten caravans in encampment set up on Thursday night

Three Friends Open Vinyl Store on Uxbridge Road
Three Friends Open Vinyl Store on Uxbridge Road

Next Door Records also operates as a bar and cafe

Construction Starts on Gateway West
Construction Starts on Gateway West

Four storey brick building will be the latest addition to White City Place

From Shepherd
From Shepherd's Bush To Moscow - A Dream Come True

Local teenager will be heading 2000 miles to join the Bolshoi Academy

Gardening Charity Based in Ravenscourt Park Seeks Volunteers
Gardening Charity Based in Ravenscourt Park Seeks Volunteers

Looking to recruit people laid off during the pandemic

Get Your Covid Vaccine Jab Now If You are Aged 30 or Over
Get Your Covid Vaccine Jab Now If You are Aged 30 or Over

Hammersmith & Fulham residents no longer need invitation from GP

Call Made To Stop the Conversion of Shops into Homes
Call Made To Stop the Conversion of Shops into Homes

Think tank believes permitted development rights ruining high street

E-scooter Enabled Crime Rising Quickly
E-scooter Enabled Crime Rising Quickly

Over 500 offences recorded in London over last year

Westfield Stormed By Anti-vaxx Demonstrators
Westfield Stormed By Anti-vaxx Demonstrators

Protestors clash with police as shops forced to shut

Government Offers To Pay for Third of Hammersmith Bridge Repair
Government Offers To Pay for Third of Hammersmith Bridge Repair

Support provided as part of funding package for TfL

Joss Stick Causes Fire Near Shepherd
Joss Stick Causes Fire Near Shepherd's Bush Green

Three fire engines called to blaze on Aldine Street

Hammersmith & Fulham Council Advises Not Travelling to Hounslow
Hammersmith & Fulham Council Advises Not Travelling to Hounslow

Updated guidance appears to include trips to Chiswick

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Shepherd's Bush Market Police Described as 'Lovely People'

Traders welcome presence of local team as deterrent against crime

Westfield Working Hard To Replace Lost Tenants
Westfield Working Hard To Replace Lost Tenants

Seven new stores and eateries have signed leases so far this year

Bus Strike Called Off After Improved Offer
Bus Strike Called Off After Improved Offer

Union recommended acceptance by Metroline drivers

Mobility Aid Pop Up Taking Place in Tesco Brook Green
Mobility Aid Pop Up Taking Place in Tesco Brook Green

Supermarket and British Red Cross team up to provide secure distribution

London Has England
London Has England's Lowest Vaccine Uptake

Less than half of adults in the capital have received Covid jab

London Homelessness Could Reach Record Level by Christmas
London Homelessness Could Reach Record Level by Christmas

Housing crisis likely due to end of eviction ban, Covid funding and furlough

E-scooter Trial To Begin in Local Borough
E-scooter Trial To Begin in Local Borough

Three companies have been given contract to provide rental service

Hammersmith Bridge Could Partially Open This Summer
Hammersmith Bridge Could Partially Open This Summer

Government funding package might allow use by pedestrians and cyclists

Local Drug Gang Planned to Pose as NHS Workers
Local Drug Gang Planned to Pose as NHS Workers

Mother and son duo laundered cash for one of London’s largest coke dealers

Ballet Tutor Faces Jail After Sexually Assaulting Students
Ballet Tutor Faces Jail After Sexually Assaulting Students

Some of his offences took place at a dance academy in Shepherd's Bush

Hammersmith Bridge Sea Shanty Becomes Surprise Hit
Hammersmith Bridge Sea Shanty Becomes Surprise Hit

Sung by estate agent who bought flat next to it two days before closure

Local Patient Backlog Set To Increase Through to Summer
Local Patient Backlog Set To Increase Through to Summer

Over 2,000 have already had to wait more than a year for operation

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

Pfizer Vaccine To Be Offered At Local Centres
Pfizer Vaccine To Be Offered At Local Centres

Jabs available from Wednesday as alternative to Astra Zeneca version

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Some big name departures from the shopping centre

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

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

Shepherd
Shepherd's Bush Road Homeless Hostel Given Consent

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

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

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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Men: Are You Overweight And Trying For A Child?
Men: Are You Overweight And Trying For A Child?

Why not take part in a FREE weight loss programme?

Introducing Margaret Dabbs At John Lewis In Westfield
Introducing Margaret Dabbs At John Lewis In Westfield

Foot health and beauty treatments including the Medical Pedicure

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

Artists At Home Open Studios To Return
Artists At Home Open Studios To Return

Public will be invited to view works of 88 artists this September

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

Changes to rail and tube services due to engineering works

Lyric To Stage The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Lyric To Stage The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Major revival of award-winning play coming this autumn

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

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

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

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

Lifestyle

Goodbye kettle. Hello easy street. Or is it?
Goodbye kettle. Hello easy street. Or is it?

The Italian Plumber is on a quest for minimalism.

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

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

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

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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