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Time To Stop Protecting the Murderers of Alexander Kareem
Time To Stop Protecting the Murderers of Alexander Kareem

Family make renewed call for justice for man gunned down in Shepherd’s Bush

H&F Council Tax To Rise By Five Per Cent
H&F Council Tax To Rise By Five Per Cent

Most of the increase will be used for adult social care services

Hammersmith & Fulham Bin Men in Holiday Entitlement Row
Hammersmith & Fulham Bin Men in Holiday Entitlement Row

Serco refusing to allow leave missed during pandemic to be rolled over

NHS Campaign Group Describes Vaccine Roll Out as Chaotic
NHS Campaign Group Describes Vaccine Roll Out as Chaotic

Local NHS one of slowest in the country in getting jabs to over eighties

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

Resident describes them as intrusive and unnecessary

TfL Says It is Cracking Down on Facemask Refuseniks
TfL Says It is Cracking Down on Facemask Refuseniks

Over 1,700 fines handed out to people flouting rules on public transport

TfL Ditches Plans To Make All Stations Cashless
TfL Ditches Plans To Make All Stations Cashless

Change would have caused problems for Londoners without a bank card

Covid-19 Infection Rates Fall Across Shepherd
Covid-19 Infection Rates Fall Across Shepherd's Bush

Despite decline in positive tests prevalence of virus remains high

Affordable Flats To Be Built on Wood Lane Car Park Site
Affordable Flats To Be Built on Wood Lane Car Park Site

142 units to be developed in site at next to Television Centre

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

Early Reopening of Hammersmith Bridge To Pedestrians Ruled Out
Early Reopening of Hammersmith Bridge To Pedestrians Ruled Out

Council's engineers dismiss notion that stabilisation work not needed

Jogger Stopped on Thames Path for
Jogger Stopped on Thames Path for 'Breathing Heavily'

Covid marshals warn man running near Hammersmith Bridge

Thousands Vaccinated Already in Hammersmith & Fulham
Thousands Vaccinated Already in Hammersmith & Fulham

Elderly first in the queue for jabs as they look forward to normality returning

Stress on Local Teachers Currently
Stress on Local Teachers Currently 'Unacceptable'

Hammersmith Academy head blasts government last minute policy switches

Nearly 600 London Buildings Still Have Unsafe Cladding
Nearly 600 London Buildings Still Have Unsafe Cladding

Defects remain widespread and residents face financial ruin

Union Calls For More Protection After Three TfL Staff Die
Union Calls For More Protection After Three TfL Staff Die

RMT says it is not ruling out industrial action over the issue

'Tidal Wave' of New Covid Patients Since Start of Year

Sharp increase in admissions in latest week for local hospitals

Fire Breaks Out in Block of Flats in Shepherd
Fire Breaks Out in Block of Flats in Shepherd's Bush

Forty firefighters tackle blaze at corner of Goldhawk Road and Hammersmith Grove

£125 Million Needed By TfL To Keep Free Travel
£125 Million Needed By TfL To Keep Free Travel

Concessionary fares for under-18s and over-60s not covered in government deal

City Hall
City Hall's Portion of Council Tax To Rise By 9.5%

Mayor says government has left him with little other option

Major Incident Declared in London as Hospitals Struggle
Major Incident Declared in London as Hospitals Struggle

Met warns that fines will be issued more quickly for obvious rule breaches

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

Mayor Sadiq Khan Calls for Eviction Ban Extension
Mayor Sadiq Khan Calls for Eviction Ban Extension

Current protection for private renters set to expire

Supermarkets Should Enforce Facemask Wearing Says Council
Supermarkets Should Enforce Facemask Wearing Says Council

Borough leader believes large stores are becoming area's Covid hotspots

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

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

Lockdown
Lockdown 'Devastating Blow' For Local Big Issue Seller

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

West Kensington Police Chase Ends in Crash
West Kensington Police Chase Ends in Crash

Vehicle which failed to stop when requested collides with parked cars

Shepherd
Shepherd's Bush Woman Dies in Christmas Day Fall

'The best mum' had just opened her presents with her family

Covid-19 Rapid Test Centres Open After Delay
Covid-19 Rapid Test Centres Open After Delay

Facilities in Sands End and King Street were due to start last year

Covid Catch-up Scheme
Covid Catch-up Scheme 'Leaving Poorest Pupils Behind'

Claim made that government's approach is favouring wealthier boroughs

Man Escapes Blaze in House on Tunis Road
Man Escapes Blaze in House on Tunis Road

Police involved in investigation with arson not ruled out as a cause

Covid-19 Cases Double in a Week in Shepherd
Covid-19 Cases Double in a Week in Shepherd's Bush

White City area worst hit by latest wave of the virus

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

Absence Rate Reaches Nearly 30% At Local Secondary Schools
Absence Rate Reaches Nearly 30% At Local Secondary Schools

Pupils required to self-isolate because of classmates’ Covid-19 infection

Council Beefs Up Neighbourhood Enforcement Measures
Council Beefs Up Neighbourhood Enforcement Measures

More uniformed wardens to patrol borough parks and estates

Laura Whitmore Launches Christmas Rental Store in Shepherd
Laura Whitmore Launches Christmas Rental Store in Shepherd's Bush

Love Island presenter offering chance to hire out decorations

Shoppers Come Back To Westfield Quickly After Lockdown
Shoppers Come Back To Westfield Quickly After Lockdown

Centre busy as crowds return to start buying for Christmas

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

White City Man Faces Charge of Grooming Underage Girl
White City Man Faces Charge of Grooming Underage Girl

Former Cambridge Analytica employee also admits possessing indecent images

Number on Benefits in Hammersmith & Fulham Doubles
Number on Benefits in Hammersmith & Fulham Doubles

Local foodbank says demand has increased more than five times

Hammersmith & Fulham Teacher Exodus To Be Investigated
Hammersmith & Fulham Teacher Exodus To Be Investigated

Workload, pay and housing thought to be factors in departures

Top Footballers Join Anti-racism Lesson at White City School
Top Footballers Join Anti-racism Lesson at White City School

QPR Community Trust part of special class at St John XXIII Catholic Primary

Knife Point Mugger Fled To Shepherd
Knife Point Mugger Fled To Shepherd's Bush McDonalds

Mark Larkin sentenced to six years in prison for robbing woman

Female Pedestrian Killed On Shepherd
Female Pedestrian Killed On Shepherd's Bush Road

Victim, who was in her seventies, hit by lorry

Two Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested Near Old Oak Road
Two Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested Near Old Oak Road

Detained after moped pillion passenger spotted without helmet

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

New Proposals For Massive Old Oak Development
New Proposals For Massive Old Oak Development

25,000 homes planned but scheme lacks cash and doesn’t own land

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

Council leader welcomes acquisition by property investment firm

Gangs Unit Aims to Stem Tide of Rising Youth Crime
Gangs Unit Aims to Stem Tide of Rising Youth Crime

Police specialists to be based at Hammersmith & Fulham council offices

Front Counter at Shepherd
Front Counter at Shepherd's Bush Police Station To Close

Service to be shifted to newly opened Hammersmith station

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The Upper Scale
The Upper Scale

Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.

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

Changes to rail and tube services due to engineering works

Roadworks Ahead in Shepherd
Roadworks Ahead in Shepherd's Bush

Expect traffic delays across the W12 area

Designer Christmas Tree for Television Centre
Designer Christmas Tree for Television Centre

Students at Jack Tizard school provide inspiration for The Joy Tree

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

St Katherine
St Katherine's Church Holds Christmas Fair

End of second lockdown provided brief opportunity for community event

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

Community projects continue while socially distanced shows begin in New Year

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

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

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

Over Fifth of Lyric Hammersmith Staff Face the Sack
Over Fifth of Lyric Hammersmith Staff Face the Sack

Artistic director says move is needed to ensure theatre's survival

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

Open Air Cinema and Bar Comes to Westfield
Open Air Cinema and Bar Comes to Westfield

Bar W12 & Film Club will show two films a day

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

We Have Exciting News To Share With You!
We Have Exciting News To Share With You!

Discover Classic Deli Online Gourmet Shop for you to Cook like a Chef at home!

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

H&F People
H&F People's Theatre Company Hits Fundraising Goal

Local groups and individuals invited to take on roles in upcoming stage production

Umbrella or Sandals?
Umbrella or Sandals?

Check out the forecast for the local area

Lifestyle

A Christmas Tale… “Daddy, can we visit Santa?”
A Christmas Tale… “Daddy, can we visit Santa?”

The Italian Plumber helps Santa keep cool

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

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

We Have Exciting News To Share With You!
We Have Exciting News To Share With You!

Discover Classic Deli Online Gourmet Shop for you to Cook like a Chef at home!

Chiswick and Bedford Park Preparatory School
Chiswick and Bedford Park Preparatory School

Inspiring young minds

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

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

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

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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