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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 Music and Film Festival 13-17 February

Celebrating Ealing's Cultural Heritage This year sees the 7th annual Ealing Music and Film Fastival take place at venues across Ealing including the University of West London, St Barnabas Church, The Brentham Club, St Mary's Church and the MetFilm School. The Festival...

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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 services on the way, one of these is about the local community taking over the day-to-day running of seven...

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Ealing Matters Newsletter

Issue 3     5th December 2018 Welcome to the third Ealing Matters newsletter. We are a network of 62 residents’ and community groups throughout Ealing which is attempting to hold the powers that be to account and to maintain and enhance quality of life for Ealing...

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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. Phase 2 has begun and this will see the outer frame, glazing, domed atrium and first floor prayer room...

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It’s tough on the high street – Warren Evans looks for an emergency sale

Today's (7th January) Sunday Times business section has an article about the owners of upmarket bed makers Warren Evans racing to secure an emergency sale as...

Council to bring library services back in-house

Following the collapse of Carillion, which ran the Council's library services,. the Council has decided to bring the libraries back in-house whilst it looks...

Ealing Music and Film Festival starts Wednesday 7th February

From classical to blues to community choir, there's a wide choice of music on offer again this year. There's also the west London premiere Suburban Steps to...

A New Church is Being Built in West Ealing

Work is well underway building a new church building at 53 Drayton Green. The International Presbyterian Church (IPC) was established in West Ealing in 1969....

St James Church in West Ealing to close down

After over a century, St James Church in West Ealing is closing its doors – this time for good. It was closed down for a period some years ago. I can remember...

Big plans for West Ealing Cultural Quarter: A new initiative to help regenerate the area needs your help

    Innovative plans are underway to create a vibrant, environmentally friendly ‘wellbeing cultural community quarter’ in West Ealing. The area is seeing a...

Ealing Council successful in first round bid for funds for West Ealing

It's happened in a bit of a hurry but good news from TfL that Ealing Council's bid for funding under the Liveable Neighbourhoods scheme has cleared the first...

Council approves demolition of Woolworth’s and its art-deco facade

Last night (Wednesday 20th February) Ealing Council's planning committee approved plans by local housing association A2Dominion to demolish the old...

West Ealing news and rumours

In June the Sainsbury’s site in Melbourne Ave was bought for  £22.4m by Aprirose and Aurora   Is this the first step to a new development stretching all the...

Melbourne Avenue – seat removal – email to Gareth Shaw MP

Good Afternoon Gareth You may recall that after the last Walpole Ward Forum I came up to ask you about rumours that the circular seat at the top of Melbourne...