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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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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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London’s oldest allotments to become London’s spookiest allotments this Halloween

Will you be brave enough to venture into London’s oldest allotments this Halloween weekend to follow the spooky pumpkin trail around the site?   On Saturday...

Go-ahead for housing on Wickes site in Hanwell

A2Dominion's plans to redevelop the Wickes site in Hanwell have been approved this week by Ealing Council.  The site will have about 284 new homes and 35% of...

The latest news from Ealing Matters on building development plans across the borough

  Welcome to the second newsletter from Ealing Matters. Formed in winter 2017/18 we are a network of residents’ groups throughout Ealing which is attempting...

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 wants your help to make the crossing the Uxbridge Road safer

From Acton to Southall, Ealing Council wants to hear from pedestrians who use the Uxbridge Rd with the aim of making it safer to cross.All views are welcome...

Storm cones hoisted for Southall

Ealing Police/MOPAC meeting At the Ealing Police/MOPAC meeting in Ealing Town Hall last night, it dawned on me and others that a terrible public...

Public consultation about buffer zone around abortion clinic in Mattock Lane

On Tuesday evening Ealing Council's cabinet approved a public consultation about introducing a Public Space Protection Order around the Marie Stopes clinic in...

New Middle Eastern Style Mosque for 3,000 Worshippers

On 30 January 2013, Ealing Council’s Planning Committee approved West London Islamic Centre’s (WLIC’s) plans for a new regional mosque to be built on the...

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...

Aspiring to personal excellence: The West Ealing tuition centre that’s changing lives

Tucked alongside its more colourful neighbours, Bagel and Shake and Cherry Pye, it’s easy to ignore, but The Aspire Academy and Tuition Centre on Drayton...