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Chiswick Litter-pick Marks Three Years This Sunday
Chiswick Litter-pick Marks Three Years This Sunday

Cllr Ron Mushiso urging residents to get involved in community effort

Ealing Council Committee Endorses Fisher
Ealing Council Committee Endorses Fisher's Lane Closure

Way now open for restrictions to be made permanent

Houseboat Nearly Sinks in Chiswick Quay Marina
Houseboat Nearly Sinks in Chiswick Quay Marina

Fire Brigade called to rescue 14 metre Dutch barge

Chiswick Woman Plays Key Role in Fundraising Event
Chiswick Woman Plays Key Role in Fundraising Event

Ali Bradshaw project manager for Concert for Afghanistan

Hounslow Borough Refuse Collections Hit By Driver Shortage
Hounslow Borough Refuse Collections Hit By Driver Shortage

Rubbish being left in the street for over a week

Iris Murdoch Deemed Top Pick for Next Chiswick Blue Plaque
Iris Murdoch Deemed Top Pick for Next Chiswick Blue Plaque

Author was former resident of Eastbourne Road

Chiswick Based Conservationist Awarded with Spade
Chiswick Based Conservationist Awarded with Spade

David Shreeve honoured by the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association

Three Pedestrians Hit By Motorbike on Kew Bridge
Three Pedestrians Hit By Motorbike on Kew Bridge

Collision occurred after bike mounted pavement

Rupa Huq Joins Tributes To Sir David Amess in the Commons
Rupa Huq Joins Tributes To Sir David Amess in the Commons

Praises her friend who was murdered at his constituency surgery

Hi-tech Rickshaw To Carry People Across Hammersmith Bridge
Hi-tech Rickshaw To Carry People Across Hammersmith Bridge

City Shuffle service will be bookable online

London Has More Statutes of Animals Than Women Says Report
London Has More Statutes of Animals Than Women Says Report

Only four per cent of monuments in the capital are to a named female

London Could Need 60,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Points
London Could Need 60,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Points

Report says lack of available land obstacle to expanding infrastructure

Supply Problems Impacting Building of Affordable Homes
Supply Problems Impacting Building of Affordable Homes

Rising building costs and materials shortage making some schemes unviable

Gold for Dukes Meadows But Anger Over Parking Bays
Gold for Dukes Meadows But Anger Over Parking Bays

Award from London in Bloom comes as grass verges lost to facilitate coaches

Chiswick IRIS Campaign Launched To Tackle Street Clutter
Chiswick IRIS Campaign Launched To Tackle Street Clutter

Initiative aims to get abandoned and irrelevant signage removed

Councillor Surgeries Suspended For Safety of Library Staff
Councillor Surgeries Suspended For Safety of Library Staff

Chiswick Homefields ward councillor Gerald McGregor on his week

Large Parts of Chiswick Left Without Power
Large Parts of Chiswick Left Without Power

Supply interruption from Gunnersbury to Strand on the Green

Chiswick Rough Sleeper Jailed for Eighties Murder
Chiswick Rough Sleeper Jailed for Eighties Murder

Anthony Kemp found guilty of bludgeoning Christopher Ainscough to death

Teenager Charged After
Teenager Charged After 'Tactical Contact' in Richmond Park Area

Armed officers deployed after more bike robberies

Hounslow Council Offering Free Trees To Residents
Hounslow Council Offering Free Trees To Residents

Initiative to coincide with National Tree Planting Week in November

Two Awards for Gunnersbury Park
Two Awards for Gunnersbury Park

Given Gold by London in Bloom and the Green Flag Award

Rupa Huq at Centre of Row Over Exclusion of Polish Commentator
Rupa Huq at Centre of Row Over Exclusion of Polish Commentator

Right-wing media personality refused entry to UK

New Brentford & Chiswick Local History Journal Published
New Brentford & Chiswick Local History Journal Published

Issue may be the most varied ever in range of subjects

Anti-vaxx Campaigners Serve
Anti-vaxx Campaigners Serve 'Writ' on Jeremy Vine

Protestors hold demonstration on Chiswick High Road over BBC reporting

Gunnersbury Car Park Charges Introduction Delayed Again
Gunnersbury Car Park Charges Introduction Delayed Again

Management now says they will start in November at the earliest

New Call For London To Have Smart Road Charging
New Call For London To Have Smart Road Charging

Think tank believes levies on motorists should be based on miles travelled

London
London's New Year Fireworks Display Cancelled

Event called off due to 'uncertainties caused by Covid'

Ombudsman Highly Critical of Chiswick Road Closures
Ombudsman Highly Critical of Chiswick Road Closures

Local government watchdog says council failed to properly justify decisions

Chiswick Tories Launch Politics in a Pub
Chiswick Tories Launch Politics in a Pub

Local candidates and councillors holding meeting with residents in Roebuck.

Liberal Democrats Holding New Survey on Fisher
Liberal Democrats Holding New Survey on Fisher's Lane

Want residents of Southfield ward to give their views on restrictions

Chiswick Roundabout Tower Proposal Grows in Height
Chiswick Roundabout Tower Proposal Grows in Height

New plans submitted for 24-storey Holly House

Volunteers Wanted for Women
Volunteers Wanted for Women's EURO 2022 Tournament

Brentford Community Stadium to host four of the games

Chiswick House Launches Black Chiswick through History
Chiswick House Launches Black Chiswick through History

Long term project aims to change the interpretation of the house’s past

Reprieve For Chiswick Ambulance Station
Reprieve For Chiswick Ambulance Station

Service chiefs scrap plans to close stations to focus on winter ahead

Flowers and Butterflies Adorn Chiswick Police Station
Flowers and Butterflies Adorn Chiswick Police Station

Public art installation to be officially unveiled this weekend

Ealing Council Leader Makes Statement from Fisher
Ealing Council Leader Makes Statement from Fisher's Lane

Peter Mason says restrictions have led to huge increase in cycling

Local Doctors
Local Doctors' Surgery Moving To Acton

Chiswick Family Practice will be based in new purpose-built facilities

Council Committee Highly Critical of Grove Park Streetspace Decisions
Council Committee Highly Critical of Grove Park Streetspace Decisions

Measures on hold as Labour councillors blast lack of consultation and evidence

Amendments Announced To Grove Park Traffic Scheme
Amendments Announced To Grove Park Traffic Scheme

Residents east of A316 to be exempt from Staveley Road restriction

Chiswick Police Station Up For Sale
Chiswick Police Station Up For Sale

Site being marketed as a development opportunity

Antiques Market Stallholders Accused of Disrespect to Hogarth
Antiques Market Stallholders Accused of Disrespect to Hogarth

Statue of artist crowded out by marquees

Previously in Chiswick

Stories published earlier in this site's weekly newsletter

Calendar

What does the late blooming autumn market in 2021 mean for Chiswick property in 2022?
What does the late blooming autumn market in 2021 mean for Chiswick property in 2022?

Paul Cooney gives his predictions for the months ahead

Hair At Number Three Colour Sale
Hair At Number Three Colour Sale

Hair At Number Three welcome a new member to the team

CBD Coffee Arrives in Chiswick – Origin
CBD Coffee Arrives in Chiswick – Origin'40

Serving a range of CBD infused products including Coffee, Tea, Lemonades, as-well-as CBD snacks

This Autumn Be Part Of a Treasure Hunt With Percy the Park Keeper
This Autumn Be Part Of a Treasure Hunt With Percy the Park Keeper

Help him get his animal friends ready for winter

Face Perfection With Bindi
Face Perfection With Bindi

Look your best with a safe and natural-looking alternative to applying make-up

Overcoming The Odds
Overcoming The Odds

How Home Instead Hammersmith and Chiswick rallied to confront COVID-19

Thinking About What Will Happen After Furlough Ends?
Thinking About What Will Happen After Furlough Ends?

Cindy Etsell Coaching will help you get the best out of your career

Dynamic Piano Lessons In West London
Dynamic Piano Lessons In West London

At Dynamic Piano Lessons we believe that you can start to learn the piano at any age!

What
What's On At Watermans Cinema This Week

Films include No Time To Die and PAW Patrol: The Movie

Revolting Children Wanted!
Revolting Children Wanted!

FREE Musical Theatre Classes 3-16

Charity Jazz Concert at the Bull
Charity Jazz Concert at the Bull's Head

Eric Gilchrist, Max Brittain and Nigel Fox raising funds for Macmillan

London East Asia Film Festival Coming to the Chiswick Cinema
London East Asia Film Festival Coming to the Chiswick Cinema

Films to be screened from Thailand, South Korea, China and the Philippines

Chiswick Playhouse To Stage All-female Macbeth
Chiswick Playhouse To Stage All-female Macbeth

Fast and furious version of Shakespeare's tragedy is promised

Chiswick Scottish Country Dance Club Back in Acton
Chiswick Scottish Country Dance Club Back in Acton

Classes for beginners have resumed at St. Michael and All Angels

Elizabeth McGovern Starring in Play at the Riverside Studios
Elizabeth McGovern Starring in Play at the Riverside Studios

'AVA: The Secret Conversations' is the theatre's first big production of next year

Take Afternoon Tea on the Thames with Chiswick Pier Trust
Take Afternoon Tea on the Thames with Chiswick Pier Trust

A cruise to Westminster is the latest in a series of events

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

Forthcoming engineering works on local train and tube services

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

Traffic delays likely in the local area

No Fireworks Display in Ravenscourt Park This Year
No Fireworks Display in Ravenscourt Park This Year

Council scraps event due to continuing high rates of Covid-19

Cocker Spaniel Puppy Takes Top Prize at Chiswick House Dog Show
Cocker Spaniel Puppy Takes Top Prize at Chiswick House Dog Show

Hundreds of dog lovers and owners attend after 'year off'

Watch Out for Exceptionally High Tides
Watch Out for Exceptionally High Tides

Increased risk of flooding on roads next to the Thames in Chiswick

October Listings for Gunnersbury Park & Museum
October Listings for Gunnersbury Park & Museum

Above and Beyond exhibition features England football heroes

Hogarth Singers Begin Rehearsals Again
Hogarth Singers Begin Rehearsals Again

Choir planning to perform Mozart's Requiem in November

Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement
Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement

First exhibition at Emery Walker's House opens this August

Lifestyle

Property

W4 Property Market Calms After Stamp Duty Frenzy
W4 Property Market Calms After Stamp Duty Frenzy

Home sales in Chiswick maintain momentum into second half of year

Ocado Founder Seeks To Create Chiswick Mall
Ocado Founder Seeks To Create Chiswick Mall 'Forever Home'

Enhancements include pavilion in riverside garden

Estate Agents Report Bull Market for Chiswick Property
Estate Agents Report Bull Market for Chiswick Property

After sluggish start to the year activity has picked up sharply

Plans Submitted For Bollo Lane Tower Blocks
Plans Submitted For Bollo Lane Tower Blocks

Buildings up to 12 storeys high would be situated between level crossings

Bid To Convert Central Chiswick Office Block into Residential
Bid To Convert Central Chiswick Office Block into Residential

Fifty new flats could be built at Mulliner House on Flanders Road

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