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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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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...

Service users of West Ealing mental health drop-in centre sing its praises

I was delighted to read this article about the Solace Centre on the ealingnewsextra website.  I went to its re-opening last year and was very impressed with...

Public meeting about plans for Gurnell Leisure Centre re-development

Ealing Council is looking to redevelop the Gurnell Leisure Centre site It wants to build a brand new state-of-the-art leisure facility. In order to  pay for...

Free advice service every Wednesdsay 10am-2pm at Lido Centre

A free, professional advice service is returning to the Lido Centre in West Ealing every Wednesday from 10am - 2pm. It can help with issues such as:...

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...

Cyclists Death at Lido Junction Still Unexplained

On 19 October 2017 Claudia Manera died of injuries incurred in an accident on 12 October 2017 at the Lido Junction in West Ealing. No explanation of her death...

Views wanted on Council’s plans to improve area around new West Ealing station

Ealing Council has just issued a consultation document for its plans around the new West Ealing station The station will move round in to Manor Road as part...

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...

120 flats and 15-storeys high plans for the Woolworth’s site in West Ealing

A2Dominion have submitted a planning application for the old Woolworth's site in West Ealing. It was due last year but has been delayed. In the meantime, many...

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...