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South African Covid-19 strain found in Hanwell

You may have alreday seen the temporary walk-in testing centre in the Dean Gardens car park. The email below from the Council details their efforts to test people living in or working in parts of Hanwell and West Ealing to track if this particular strain of the virus...

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Plans to redesign Dean Gardens put on hold

Plans to redesign Dean Gardens put on hold

The redesign of Dean Gardens along with all other plans for the West Ealing Liveable Neighbourhood project have been put on hold because of Transport for London's Covid-19 driven financial crisis. It seems all TfL's Liveable Neighbourhood projects are on hold and will...

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Hanwell Hootie goes online – Saturday 9th May

Hanwell Hootie goes online – Saturday 9th May

The team organising the Hanwell Hootie have done wonders and a show will go on - streamed live on its Facebook page from 4pm on Saturday May 9th. So at least we can enjoy some live music and some of the artists will get a chance to play. To help pay the artists and...

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Coronavirus: Advice on how you can help

If you want to help your local community during this Coronavirus emergency then a good starting place is reading Ealing Council’s piece on their website. It covers topics such as: Ways to help Avoiding scams How we can all help to slow the spread of the virus There...

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Ealing Matters Newsletter February 2020

Crowd funding initiatives by local residents who are trying to prevent Ealing Council’s disposal of public assets in the town are on the rise. Hanwell Nature launched legal action against the Council in December 2019. It is raising cash to pay for legal advice to...

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Find out what's happening around Ealing Ealing is becoming one of the most over-developed boroughs in London. Ealing Ma:ers research has found that 85 tower blocks over 10 storeys were built in the borough recently, are being built or are in the pipeline. Of these...

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Ealing Matters March 2019

Ealing Matters March 2019

24 March 2019ISSUE 4 The mood of community and residents’ groups in Ealing varies from gloomy to angry. Disenchantment with over-development, planning decisions, and planning competence has been well documented by Ealing Matters and on a number of online forums....

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Low Traffic Neighbourhood coming to West Ealing late August

As part of the Covid-19 emergency Ealing Council is bringing in Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTN) across the borough. The idea of LTNs is to reduce the amount...

Save Our Woolworths Heritage

Property developers A2Dominion wants to build a 14 storey residential block at 96 - 100 Broadway, West Ealing. The plan involves demolishing the iconic...

West Ealing station now run by TfL

As part of the planned changes for Crossrail/Elizabeth Line West Ealing station is now run by TfL.  This should mean the station is staffed for longer in the...

West Ealing hotel up for sale

Three hotels in London, including West Ealing's Holiday Inn Express, have been put up for sale for £46m. Worth noting that this hotel has permission for 27...

Closure plans for Ealing Hospital come to light

A Freedom of Information (FOI) reply has revealed plans to create a 50 bed frailty/elderly unit within refurbished parts of the closed down EDGH. The FOI...

Ealing Council in top 10 for issuing parking fines

Just days before the West Ealing CPZ comes in to force, a survey by the AA about the number of parking fines issued by councils,puts Ealing  at eighth with...

Hanwell Hootie goes online – Saturday 9th May

The team organising the Hanwell Hootie have done wonders and a show will go on - streamed live on its Facebook page from 4pm on Saturday May 9th. So at least...

Stand up against the demolition of the iconic Woolworths building

Demolition of the Woolworths building The Housing Association A2Dominion wants to demolish the iconic Woolworths building at 96-100, The Broadway, West...

Walpole Ward Forum meeting on Monday 26th Feb from 7-9pm

The next Walpole Ward Forum meeting is on Monday 26th February in St John's Church at7pm. Agenda is here and includes the proposed PSPO outside the Marie...

Now a 26-storey tower planned next to West Ealing Station

No sooner had we had the news of A2Dominion's plans for a 25-storey tower block in Hastings Road that we now have news of a 26-storey tower block being...