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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 it boarded up and with broken windows. This time though it looks like its closing for good. Services stop...

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Ealing Matters Newsletter – Issue 1

19 April 2018                                                                                                                     ISSUE 1 Welcome to the first newsletter published by Ealing Matters. We are a network of residents’ groups throughout Ealing who are...

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Parks and green spaces volunteering workshop

Ealing Council is running a workshop to encourage people to volunteer to help in local parks and green spaces.  At the workshop you'll be able to find out about the sort of activities involved such as gardening, pond care, tree and hedge planting.  The Council is also...

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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 reply document arrived on 21 February 2018. The FOI planning document is dated 16 June 2017. This document has the...

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Council tax to increase by 5.99% from April

Ealing Council is increasing Council Tax by 5.99% which is the maximum it can increase it by without a referendum. The core Council Tax will increse by 2.99% and on top it is passing on the government's 3% social care levy.The statement on its website says that...

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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 Hospital consultant Gurjinder Sandhu describing the enormous pressures on NHS staff. The film is 14 minutes long but...

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Warren Evans goes in to administration

We highlighted the financial problems Warren Evans was having a few weeks ago. Sadly, no new investors could be found and the company has gone in to administration putting 300 jobs at risk. Let's hope someone rescues it and saves the jobs. Otherwise, it will leave a...

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Cyclist Who Crashed at Lido Junction has Tragically Died

On 12 October 2017 at 1:30pm a cyclist was apparently in collision with a truck and the cyclist was badly injured. On Thursday 19 October ‘Ealing Today’...

Find out more about the £8.6million West Ealing Liveable Neighbourhood project

West Ealing Liveable Neighbourhood FAQS – April 2018. What is a Liveable Neighbourhood (LN)? 1.Transport for London (TfL) has released £114million of funding...

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 @ 20:00...

Take part in this weekend’s Big Garden Birdwatch

It's the RSPB's bi-annual garden Birdwatch count this weekend. You can take part at home by counting the birds in your own garden. Or you can join in with the...

Council tax to increase by 5.99% from April

Ealing Council is increasing Council Tax by 5.99% which is the maximum it can increase it by without a referendum. The core Council Tax will increse by 2.99%...

Welshore Chess Club

Fun for all ages Children and adults are enjoying chess every fortnight at the Saturday Welshore Chess Club. The club meets at the Welshore Community Hub at...

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...

Cuppa with a Copper

With the closure of Ealing police station to the public the police want to give people a chance to come and talk to them about any problems and concerns they...

Crisis in social care – public meeting on Mon 29th Jan 2-4pm

The Crisis in Social Care – a public meeting Monday 29th January 2-4pm at Bakers House, 37 The Grove, Ealing W5 5DX The discussion will be led by Eric Leach,...

Warren Evans goes in to administration

We highlighted the financial problems Warren Evans was having a few weeks ago. Sadly, no new investors could be found and the company has gone in to...