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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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Santander is the next bank to close in West Ealing

The West Ealing branch of Spanish owned Santander will close on 9th May. It follows on from the recent closure of the NatWest bank and just leaves Barclays...

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...

A new independent coffee shop opens in West Ealing

It looks like the New Year has answered some people's prayers - a new independent coffee shop has opened in West Ealing just east of the Lido Junction. Doppio...

Strong local support for plans around new West Ealing Crossrail station

It's been a long time coming, but work is due to start on the new station at West Ealing this summer. A little later the Council will begin work on improving...

What future for West Ealing Library?

Ealing Council has approved a proposal for West Ealing library to become one of seven community managed libraries across the borough. With yet more cuts to...

Mosque needs £2.5million for completion

The building work continues but the mosque in Singapore Rd is back in use as a place of worship. Phases 1 with construction of the concrete frame is complete....

Find out delivery schedule for home testing kits for South African strain of Covid-19

The Council's map shows the likely delivery days for all the areas needing to be tested for the South African variant of Covid-19.

Ealing Save Our NHS

Here is Ealing's local internet news service Exposure Box's second film about the state of the NHS in Ealing. It includes a powerful speech from Ealing...

Ealing Food Bank: Increased client usage and Universal Credit looms

30/01/2018 In early 2017, Ealing Food Bank moved from its offices in West Ealing, by Saint James Church, to St Mellitus Hall, Hanwell, where they now operate...

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...