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Chiswick Experiences Its Worst Month For Covid Deaths
Chiswick Experiences Its Worst Month For Covid Deaths

Mobile testing unit being provided due to borough's high infection rate

Local Bus Driver Predicts Traffic Mayhem When Lockdown Ends
Local Bus Driver Predicts Traffic Mayhem When Lockdown Ends

Says Chiswick cycle route compromises safety for all road users

Local MP Calls for End to
Local MP Calls for End to 'Dramatic Changes' Without Consultation

Rupa Huq says transparency needed for planning decision and traffic measures

Cab Drivers Hold Vigil for Murdered Colleague
Cab Drivers Hold Vigil for Murdered Colleague

Force entry into ride app Bolt's HQ on Power Road

Chiswick School Well Prepared for Return of Pupils
Chiswick School Well Prepared for Return of Pupils

Confident it can manage increased attendance and classroom teaching

Opponents Say
Opponents Say 'Super Permits' Undermine Notion of Climate Emergency

Hounslow's introduction of all areas parking passes criticised

A Week of Packed Agendas
A Week of Packed Agendas

Chiswick Riverside ward councillor Gabriella Giles reports back on her week

Joint Winners Announced for
Joint Winners Announced for 'Chiswick's 51st Building' Prize

Business park footbridge and St Michael's on Elmwood Road share the honour

Call Made To Revive Hounslow Borough
Call Made To Revive Hounslow Borough's 'Vibrant' LGBT+ Scene

Councillor says vacant high street premises could replace lost gay pubs

Mixed Reaction To Acton Green Anti-lockdown Protest
Mixed Reaction To Acton Green Anti-lockdown Protest

Police disperse crowd gathered to watch live music performance

Anti-idling Campaign Launched in the Borough
Anti-idling Campaign Launched in the Borough

Aim is to discourage drivers from living their engine running when stationary

Permission Sought for Artwork Commemorating W B Yeats
Permission Sought for Artwork Commemorating W B Yeats

Statue would be outside St. Michael and All Angels Church

Huge Rises in Allowances Planned for Hounslow Councillors
Huge Rises in Allowances Planned for Hounslow Councillors

Leader to get 47% increase with boost of over 50% for cabinet members

Superhero Day Brings in Thousands for NHS
Superhero Day Brings in Thousands for NHS

Latymer school fundraiser for the Imperial Health Charity

Seven Storey Building Planned on Acton Lane
Seven Storey Building Planned on Acton Lane

44 flats and three houses proposed by Bollo Bridge Road junction

Secret Cinema Plans Return to Gunnersbury Park
Secret Cinema Plans Return to Gunnersbury Park

Three options proposed for immersive event to allow flexibility

Gary Malcolm Gets His Covid-19 Vaccination
Gary Malcolm Gets His Covid-19 Vaccination

Ealing Liberal Democrat leader urges everyone to do likewise

Acton Woman Hospitalised Indefinitely After Killing Man
Acton Woman Hospitalised Indefinitely After Killing Man

Rhian Beresford sent to secure mental health facility

Council To Make Arrangements for John Dwyer
Council To Make Arrangements for John Dwyer's Funeral

Efforts to trace his family prove unsuccessful

No Hammersmith Bridge Ferry Until Summer at the Earliest
No Hammersmith Bridge Ferry Until Summer at the Earliest

Two bids submitted but operators want more time to prepare

Four More Days of Strikes Planned By Bus Drivers
Four More Days of Strikes Planned By Bus Drivers

Current industrial action could extend through spring and summer

Fire Breaks Out on British Grove
Fire Breaks Out on British Grove

Six fire engines attend blaze in third floor flat

Hogarth Youth Centre Raises £7,000 from Wine Tasting Event
Hogarth Youth Centre Raises £7,000 from Wine Tasting Event

Huge success for first virtual fundraiser with Tim Syrad

60 Fines a Day Being Issued By Fisher
60 Fines a Day Being Issued By Fisher's Lane Camera

Over 3,000 PCNs given out in just eight weeks of operation

Vaccine Milestones, Holly House, Streetspace and More
Vaccine Milestones, Holly House, Streetspace and More

Turnham Green ward councillor Ranjit Gill reports back on his week

New Restaurant for Turnham Green Terrace
New Restaurant for Turnham Green Terrace

Grilandia specialises in Middle Eastern cuisine

Gary Busuttil on Why Rail is a
Gary Busuttil on Why Rail is a 'Road To Recovery'

Southfield ward councillor believes it can drive renewed prosperity

Town Centre Survey Reveals Congestion Chiswick
Town Centre Survey Reveals Congestion Chiswick's Major Concern

'Vast majority' of responses negative about access restrictions and Cycleway 9

Council Propose Closure of Stirling Road Tip
Council Propose Closure of Stirling Road Tip

Opposition describe plan as 'bonkers' and launch petition against it

High Streets Task Force Highlights Flower Market
High Streets Task Force Highlights Flower Market

Government body cites it as an example of revitalising local retail

Cyclist Injured in Collision on Cycleway 9
Cyclist Injured in Collision on Cycleway 9

Eye-witnesses report he was hit by car reversing into segregated route

New Proposal for Tower Block By Chiswick Roundabout
New Proposal for Tower Block By Chiswick Roundabout

21 storey building would be smaller than the Chiswick Curve development

Massive Surge in Average Chiswick House Price Masks Concerns
Massive Surge in Average Chiswick House Price Masks Concerns

70% increase during 2020 not reflective of true state of market

Gunnersbury Park Bowls Club Refused Access To Green
Gunnersbury Park Bowls Club Refused Access To Green

Fears that deterioration of surface will make demise of club inevitable

Council Continuing To Enforce Car Boot Sale Parking Ban
Council Continuing To Enforce Car Boot Sale Parking Ban

Members of horticultural society fined when attending recent meeting

Cycleway 9 Still Legal Says Hounslow Council
Cycleway 9 Still Legal Says Hounslow Council

Final decision in judicial review not to be made until June

Best Western Chiswick Hotel Being Used for Quarantine
Best Western Chiswick Hotel Being Used for Quarantine

International travellers must stay in their rooms for ten days

Significant Increases in Parking Charges Planned
Significant Increases in Parking Charges Planned

Hounslow Council's new rates aim to incentivise use of low emission cars

Previously in Chiswick

Stories published earlier in this site's weekly newsletter

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How Does A Virtual Property Valuation Work?
How Does A Virtual Property Valuation Work?

Horton and Garton can offer free property valuations without needing to come into your home

David Lloyd Clubs Opens Its (Virtual) Doors Free To All
David Lloyd Clubs Opens Its (Virtual) Doors Free To All

UK's largest health club is today making its David Lloyd Clubs @home available free of charge to the nation.

Seasonal Recipe From The Food Market Chiswick
Seasonal Recipe From The Food Market Chiswick

Parsnip and apple soup - come along on Sunday to get the ingredients

Mother’s Day Treats at Grove Park Deli
Mother’s Day Treats at Grove Park Deli

Make the celebration extra special

Lockdown Learning with Leiths
Lockdown Learning with Leiths

No better time to focus on developing new and valuable skills

Falcons Pre-Prep Announce The Opening Of Falcons Nursery Chiswick
Falcons Pre-Prep Announce The Opening Of Falcons Nursery Chiswick

Their new co-educational Nursery School for 2 to 4 year olds

Horton and Garton Chiswick Children
Horton and Garton Chiswick Children's Artwork Competition

Winners announced

Half Term Fun on Demand at Watermans
Half Term Fun on Demand at Watermans

Lots of ideas and things to do to keep children entertained

Gasworks
Gasworks' Generous Offer

Free boiler repairs to the vulnerable or those on the NHS front line

Irish Cultural Centre Launches Free Hotline
Irish Cultural Centre Launches Free Hotline

Even technophobes can now access weekly lunchtime performances

Chiswick House Lego Model Goes on Display
Chiswick House Lego Model Goes on Display

Bricks can still be bought to support the House during the pandemic

Forthcoming Roadworks in the Chiswick Area
Forthcoming Roadworks in the Chiswick Area

Traffic delays likely in the local area

Disruption Ahead on Public Transport in Chiswick
Disruption Ahead on Public Transport in Chiswick

Forthcoming engineering works on local train and tube services

Hammersmith Bridge Lit Up With Valentine
Hammersmith Bridge Lit Up With Valentine's Message

Residents say they are broken hearted over lack of action

This Year
This Year's Ride London Event Cancelled

Festival of cycling was due to take place in May

The Chiswick Cinema Could Open at Short Notice
The Chiswick Cinema Could Open at Short Notice

Situation remains uncertain but venue is seeking extended operating hours

High Road Cheese Market Gets Approval
High Road Cheese Market Gets Approval

Will be held in front of the police station on third Sunday of the month

Exploring Chiswick Campaign Launched
Exploring Chiswick Campaign Launched

Culture groups want to encourage people to learn more about local heritage

Greek Myths To Be Staged Online for Children
Greek Myths To Be Staged Online for Children

Watermans presenting a series of four shows with puppetry

London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May
London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May

Government has no plans to cancel vote despite public health issues

Watermans Closes Until Further Notice
Watermans Closes Until Further Notice

Arts centre unable to operate under Tier 3 restrictions

Chiswick Playhouse Launches Crowdfunder To Ensure Survival
Chiswick Playhouse Launches Crowdfunder To Ensure Survival

Theatre missed out on last round of government culture funding

Ralph Gilhooly from The Dentist@Chiswick
Ralph Gilhooly from The Dentist@Chiswick

COVID, Dental Hygienists and Better Overall Health

Introducing The Hogarth Live Lounge
Introducing The Hogarth Live Lounge

An evening of singing, spoken word, and some light interactive comedy

Lifestyle

Mother
Mother's Day Treats And Beyond From The Roebuck And Steam Packet

Click and collect menu including afternoon teas for a weekend treat

West London Kitchens And Bedrooms
West London Kitchens And Bedrooms

Looking for a lockdown project?

Interstar Building Contractors
Interstar Building Contractors

Top quality construction service

The Italian Plumber Tells Us All To Suck It Up
The Italian Plumber Tells Us All To Suck It Up

Handy tip to deal with those everyday blockages

Local Estate Agent Whitman & Co Donate £10,000 To NHS Charities Together
Local Estate Agent Whitman & Co Donate £10,000 To NHS Charities Together

Sharing their sales successes with the NHS to show their appreciation of them

Leading In Challenging Times
Leading In Challenging Times

One-Insight helps leaders develop their leadership skills so they can lead more powerfully.

New Oriental Grocery Store To Open In Chiswick
New Oriental Grocery Store To Open In Chiswick

Thai House will stock authentic Japanese, Indonesian, Korean, Chinese and Thai ingredients

Snappy Snaps Chiswick Delivering To Your Home
Snappy Snaps Chiswick Delivering To Your Home

Providing a HOME DELIVERY service during lockdown 3

Chiswick Art School
Chiswick Art School

Boris says sit tight: do some Art Classes via Zoom!

White Dental Is Open For All Routine And Emergency Appointments
White Dental Is Open For All Routine And Emergency Appointments

Operating safely in latest lockdown

New Opening Planned at Pain Quotidien Site
New Opening Planned at Pain Quotidien Site

Megan's restaurant offers Turkish-influenced all day dining

Alan, The Nicest Milkman in the West, Signs Off With a Song
Alan, The Nicest Milkman in the West, Signs Off With a Song

Retiring after forty years of delivering to the local community

Watch Out For Phillip Schofield Peering Through Your Windows
Watch Out For Phillip Schofield Peering Through Your Windows

TV host admits to spying on his Chiswick neighbours for design tips

Dirty Money Terrible People
Dirty Money Terrible People

Local author Calum Kerr's new book

Peri Peri Chicken Restaurant Coming To The High Road
Peri Peri Chicken Restaurant Coming To The High Road

Second branch of what is planned to be an international chain

Stability In The Face Of Uncertainty
Stability In The Face Of Uncertainty

Falcons Pre-Preparatory School for Boys

Frozen Yogurt To Return To Turnham Green Terrace
Frozen Yogurt To Return To Turnham Green Terrace

Branch of Snog planning opening in former Borough Wines premises

Let
Let's Have a Chat About Rugby in West London

Specifically, Chiswick Rugby Football Club

Fascists Come to Chiswick Town Hall
Fascists Come to Chiswick Town Hall

When Lord Haw-Haw and Oswald Mosley brought the blackshirts to W4

'Bletchley Girl' Pat Davies Says Pandemic Is 'In No Way Like The War'

96-year-old local resident on the boredom of being confined at home

Large New Restaurant Planned On Turnham Green Terrace
Large New Restaurant Planned On Turnham Green Terrace

Application submitted to knock through former Luminus to Pizza Treat

Property

Green Light for Massive Bollo Lane Development
Green Light for Massive Bollo Lane Development

Ten towers including one of 25-storeys will dominate local skyline

All-time High for W4 Average Property Price During Lockdown
All-time High for W4 Average Property Price During Lockdown

Family homes in demand as turnover in smaller properties collapses

Barnard Marcus Accused of Acting Like Starbucks in W4
Barnard Marcus Accused of Acting Like Starbucks in W4

Estate agent chain planning third branch in the area

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