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We post regularly about news relevant to West Ealing. If you have anything you think would be of interest to the wider community please get in touch via our contact form. We would love to hear from you.

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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 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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Save Our Woolworths Heritage

Property developers A2Dominion wants to build a 14 storey residential block at 96 - 100 Broadway, West Ealing. The plan involves demolishing the iconic...

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...

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...

Brand new St John’s Primary School opens today

The original plans for the Green Man Lane Estate did not include a new primary school for St John's but thankfully common sense prevailed and provision was...

West Ealing station now run by TfL

As part of the planned changes for Crossrail/Elizabeth Line West Ealing station is now run by TfL.  This should mean the station is staffed for longer in the...

Ealing Matters Newsletter – Issue 1

19 April 2018                                                                                                                     ISSUE 1 Welcome to the first...

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...

25 storey tower proposed opposite West Ealing station

Locally based housing developer A2Dominion has bought the Majestic Wine Warehouse/Halfords site opposite West Ealing station. It held a public exhibition of...

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 cabinet approves West Ealing Centre Neighbourhood plan

On 16 January 2018, Ealing Council Cabinet approved the West Ealing Centre Neighbourhood Forum (WECNF) Neighbourhood Plan. WECNF, a Government designated body...