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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

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

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

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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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...

Landslide Victory for Central Ealing Neighbourhood Plan (CENP)

After five years hard work the Central Ealing Neighbourhood Forum (CENF) has achieved success with its Neighbourhood Plan. There were two referenda held on 12...

NatWest bank in West Ealing to close

The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it is closing 197 NatWest branches and one of these is West Ealing, the branch at the Lido Junction on the corner of...

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...

Update on Crossrail progress at West Ealing station

Thanks to local resident Ben Sherliker for this update. Crossrail (now called the Elizabeth line) is a exciting new development for West Ealing, which will...

Have your say on Council’s plans to hand over Town Hall public rooms to developer

This is an email from Save Ealing's Centre about the Council's plans give two of the Town Hall's public rooms to the planned hotel. The Council's deal to hand...

April newsletter on planning matters from Ealing Matters

Greetings from the Ealing Matters working group. We hope that you are keeping safe and well in these extraordinary times. Despite the current health crisis,...

West Ealing Crossrail/Elizabeth Line Station Construction in Manor Road Delayed

Completion date setback Thanks to terrific detective work by Ben Sherliker of the Draytons Community Association (DCA) we now know that the promised 2018...

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...

West London premiere of the film documenting of the Ealing Club’s place in British rock music history

After sell out screenings at the Barbican & The Elgar Room "Suburban Steps To Rockland - The story of The Ealing Club" comes home on 9th February 2018 @...