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Chiswick Lifeboat Volunteer Stars in RNLI TV Advert
Chiswick Lifeboat Volunteer Stars in RNLI TV Advert

Holly features in charity’s new fundraising campaign

Some Chiswick Streetspace Measures to Be Scrapped
Some Chiswick Streetspace Measures to Be Scrapped

Parking spaces to be restored on Turnham Green Terrace and Old Market Place

Another Round of Strikes By Bus Drivers Looms
Another Round of Strikes By Bus Drivers Looms

Metroline staff to walk out over new remote sign on arrangements

Survey Shows Majority of Shops Want Devonshire Road Opened
Survey Shows Majority of Shops Want Devonshire Road Opened

High level of support for compromise with less extensive restrictions

Covid Infections Rise Again in Parts of Chiswick
Covid Infections Rise Again in Parts of Chiswick

Bedford Park worst affected with nine cases in most recent week

The Continuing Need for Feedback and Listening to our Residents
The Continuing Need for Feedback and Listening to our Residents

Leader of the opposition Gerald McGregor reports back on his week

Squirrel Involvement in Tulip Beheadings Denied
Squirrel Involvement in Tulip Beheadings Denied

Karen Liebreich adamant that attack on her garden was vandalism

Chiswick School in Running To Be Secondary School of the Year
Chiswick School in Running To Be Secondary School of the Year

Shortlisted for prestigious Tes School award

Mini Garden Centre To Open on Former Carluccio
Mini Garden Centre To Open on Former Carluccio's Site

Little Dobbies is part of the largest chain of gardening stores in the UK

Tickets Go on Sale for This Year
Tickets Go on Sale for This Year's Bedford Park Festival

Live performances include 'An Evening with Phyllis Logan' and Adorable Dora

Hammersmith Bridge Sea Shanty Becomes Surprise Hit
Hammersmith Bridge Sea Shanty Becomes Surprise Hit

Sung by estate agent who bought flat next to it two days before closure

Anyone Over 18 Could Get Vaccine at Fountain Leisure Centre
Anyone Over 18 Could Get Vaccine at Fountain Leisure Centre

Unused vaccines being given out to those prepared to queue

Dry Stone Pear Created for Strand on the Green Schools
Dry Stone Pear Created for Strand on the Green Schools

Children see creation of art installation that could last for centuries

Sadiq Khan To Push Ahead with ULEZ Plan
Sadiq Khan To Push Ahead with ULEZ Plan

£12.50 charge within North and South Circulars for non-compliant vehicles

Local Patient Backlog Set To Increase Through to Summer
Local Patient Backlog Set To Increase Through to Summer

Over 2,000 have already had to wait more than a year for operation

Man Seriously Injured After Assault in Chiswick
Man Seriously Injured After Assault in Chiswick

Wounds to leg and arm sustained on Church Path may be life-changing

Ealing Borough School Catering Staff To Be Paid Living Wage
Ealing Borough School Catering Staff To Be Paid Living Wage

Council had been branded a disgrace for low pay of canteen workers

Julian Bell Ousted as Leader of Labour in Ealing
Julian Bell Ousted as Leader of Labour in Ealing

Cllr Peter Mason set to replace him as borough chief

Pfizer Vaccine To Be Offered At Local Centres
Pfizer Vaccine To Be Offered At Local Centres

Jabs available from Wednesday as alternative to Astra Zeneca version

Chiswick Lifeboat Crew Join Minke Whale Rescue Effort
Chiswick Lifeboat Crew Join Minke Whale Rescue Effort

Baby whale has been trapped in the Thames for over two days

Thumbs Down for Kew Bridge Station Quarter Scheme
Thumbs Down for Kew Bridge Station Quarter Scheme

Council planners against nine storey tower behind Express Tavern

Local Author Reveals the Phantoms of the Theatre
Local Author Reveals the Phantoms of the Theatre

Spooky happenings at the Tabard feature in new book

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

Chiswick Well Placed for a Community Led Recovery
Chiswick Well Placed for a Community Led Recovery

Turnham Green ward councillor Ron Mushiso reports back on his week

Local Assembly Seat Votes Closer Than Expected
Local Assembly Seat Votes Closer Than Expected

Close call for incumbent party in both constituencies

Sadiq Khan Re-elected as Mayor of London
Sadiq Khan Re-elected as Mayor of London

Win declared after second preference votes were counted

Dealers Stashed Crystal Meth in Chiswick Storage Unit
Dealers Stashed Crystal Meth in Chiswick Storage Unit

Drugs worth over a quarter of a million pounds seized

Ravenscourt Park Friends
Ravenscourt Park Friends' Group Opposes parkrun Plan

Says weekly event would damage the park and disrupt other users

Latymer Sixth Former Named Covid-19 Champion
Latymer Sixth Former Named Covid-19 Champion

Nina Andersen set up programme to write letters to care home residents

'Tame(ish)' Former Gurkha Becomes the New Mayor of Hounslow

Cllr Bishnu Gurung elected despite challenge from Conservatives

Video Released of Arrest By Armed Police in Chiswick
Video Released of Arrest By Armed Police in Chiswick

Machine guns retrieved after man stopped near Chiswick Park station

Major New Artistic Programme for Chiswick House & Gardens
Major New Artistic Programme for Chiswick House & Gardens

Well known artists participating in a series of commissions and events

Cladding Scandal Victims Promise Summer of Protest
Cladding Scandal Victims Promise Summer of Protest

Owners of unsellable flats say their campaign will not stop

Delayed Inspections
Delayed Inspections 'Holding Up' Hammersmith Bridge Repair

Claim made that council was slow in carrying out check

Legal Challenge Made To Farmers
Legal Challenge Made To Farmers' Market Ban

Lawyers claim council is using Covid-19 restrictions as a pretext

Chiswick Flat Residents Resisting Loss of Cherished Roof Space
Chiswick Flat Residents Resisting Loss of Cherished Roof Space

Telecoms companies want to use it for masts and satellite dishes

Two Men Sought in Connection with Marlborough Road Burglary
Two Men Sought in Connection with Marlborough Road Burglary

Police release photos of the suspects

Council Planning To Redevelop Grove Park Garages
Council Planning To Redevelop Grove Park Garages

Four flats to be built on site in Florence Gardens

Rupa Huq on Campaigning in Her Old Stomping Ground
Rupa Huq on Campaigning in Her Old Stomping Ground

Unlike the Mayor she wasn't up for re-election this Super Thursday

New Street Art Appears Next to Villa di Geggiano
New Street Art Appears Next to Villa di Geggiano

French artist ZABOU creates 'Spring' featuring Eva Lazarus

Sutton Court Road Traffic Lights To Be Upgraded
Sutton Court Road Traffic Lights To Be Upgraded

Work by junction with A4 to be done at night time

New Bid To Introduce Parking Charges at Gunnersbury Park
New Bid To Introduce Parking Charges at Gunnersbury Park

Colour of signs to be changed to make them less visually intrusive

Planners Recommend Approval for Bedford Park Statue
Planners Recommend Approval for Bedford Park Statue

W B Yeats tribute would be outside St. Michael and All Angels Church

Councillors Call for Chiswick
Councillors Call for Chiswick's Parking Spaces To Be Restored

Argue 'redundant' social distancing measures should be scrapped

Spate of Attacks on Chiswick Parish Church
Spate of Attacks on Chiswick Parish Church

Damage done at St. Nicholas in two late night incidents

Residents Concerned About Business Park
Residents Concerned About Business Park's Event Venue Plans

Licensing application would allow large scale events to be held regularly

Previously in Chiswick

Stories published earlier in this site's weekly newsletter

Calendar

May Half-Term Family Fun at the London Transport Museum Depot in Acton Town
May Half-Term Family Fun at the London Transport Museum Depot in Acton Town

Explore the Capital's transport treasure trove

Zoom Past The Supermarket Queues In West London
Zoom Past The Supermarket Queues In West London

Ocado Zoom delivers just what the doctor ordered – more food, less waiting

The Hogarth Club Fully Operational From The 17th May
The Hogarth Club Fully Operational From The 17th May

And looking forward to welcoming their members back

Home Instead Hammersmith And Chiswick
Home Instead Hammersmith And Chiswick

The UK's leading home care provider

Oxford Astra Zeneca Scientists Join Life Lessons Line Up
Oxford Astra Zeneca Scientists Join Life Lessons Line Up

Professor Sarah Gilbert and Dr Catherine Green appearing at Chiswick House Event

10 Questions Sellers Forget To Ask Their Estate Agent
10 Questions Sellers Forget To Ask Their Estate Agent

Paul Cooney of Horton and Garton tells you what you should be asking

Life Lessons July Line Up Announced
Life Lessons July Line Up Announced

The Sunday Times' Life Lessons festival brings together world class speakers

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

Poached Salmon Courgette Pea & Mint Salad - come along on Sunday to get the ingredients

Are You An Overweight Male, Non-Smoker Aged 18-65?
Are You An Overweight Male, Non-Smoker Aged 18-65?

Imperial College Seeks Subjects For Study

Snappy Snaps Is Re-Opening Their Doors
Snappy Snaps Is Re-Opening Their Doors

Once again changing their trading status...

Lyric To Stage The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Lyric To Stage The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Major revival of award-winning play coming this autumn

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!

Chiswick Park Footbridge Engineer To Give Talk
Chiswick Park Footbridge Engineer To Give Talk

Professor Chris Wise taking part in Chiswick Pier's Talk by the Thames series

Free Gift From Marmalade
Free Gift From Marmalade

To celebrate being open again

An Absolute Passion: Rothschild Orchid Collections
An Absolute Passion: Rothschild Orchid Collections

Friends of Gunnersbury Park and Museum present talk by Francesca Murray

Big Jim
Big Jim's Trims Are Reopening On The 12th April

Relax in our COVID compliant environment and let us give your best post-lockdown look

Movie Making School For Kids
Movie Making School For Kids

Sparks filmmaking classes and camps boost confidence, develop skills and inspire creativity

Time To Enter the Young People
Time To Enter the Young People's Poetry Competition

Event run as part of the Chiswick Book Festival accepting submissions now

Watermans Hosting Free Online Family Show
Watermans Hosting Free Online Family Show

Live theatre meets animation in work based on best-selling book by Michael Forman

Gasworks
Gasworks' Generous Offer

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

Michel Roux Jr Joins Star-studded Pub in the Park Line-up
Michel Roux Jr Joins Star-studded Pub in the Park Line-up

Ticket pre-sale set to begin for food and music festival in Chiswick

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

The London Pilates Studio Reopening Date
The London Pilates Studio Reopening Date

Brand new, fully equipped studio will be open on the 13th April

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

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

Mini Festival To Relaunch Chiswick Playhouse
Mini Festival To Relaunch Chiswick Playhouse

A socially distanced programme of magic, musicals, comedy and more

William De Morgan Arts and Craft Tiles in Bedford Park
William De Morgan Arts and Craft Tiles in Bedford Park

An online talk hosted by the Bedford Park Society

Lifestyle

Chiswick Art School
Chiswick Art School

New classroom based courses for June and July

Terrible Brothers
Terrible Brothers

Local author Calum Kerr's second book in the "Terrible People" trilogy will be released in September.

Introducing Weezy
Introducing Weezy

Happiness delivered, from our local store to your front door

Outdoor Drinks And Dining At The Airedale Café And Bar
Outdoor Drinks And Dining At The Airedale Café And Bar

The safest social space in town - morning, noon and night

Why I Became A Plumber And How I Ended Up With A Business In The UK Part 2
Why I Became A Plumber And How I Ended Up With A Business In The UK Part 2

Read the final part of the Italian Plumber's story

The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service
The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service

Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.

Introducing Harpers Of Chiswick Property Consultancy
Introducing Harpers Of Chiswick Property Consultancy

A new name for a Chiswick institution

How To Regain Your Fitness After Lockdown?
How To Regain Your Fitness After Lockdown?

Too busy to exercise? Don't like gyms? Then fit20 could be the solution for you…

Ninjacise Bootcamp on Turnham Green
Ninjacise Bootcamp on Turnham Green

Want to get fit, feel great and have fun? Come and join our bootcamp!

Bright Skies Ahead For W4
Bright Skies Ahead For W4

Picnic menus now available from Grove Park Deli

Local Businesswoman Eve Humphreys In New TV Show
Local Businesswoman Eve Humphreys In New TV Show

Expert Chiswick builder and decorator in new show How to Save a Grand in 24 Hours

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

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

COVID, Dental Hygienists and Better Overall Health

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

Pub Chain Set To Open
Pub Chain Set To Open 'Betty' at Foxlow Site

Group combines gastropub offering with big screens for sports events

Chiswick Pier
Chiswick Pier's Coffee Bike Proving Hugely Popular

Venture filling a gap in the market following departure of Pissarro

Mexican Grill Restaurant Set To Take Over Byron Site
Mexican Grill Restaurant Set To Take Over Byron Site

Huge American chain Chipotle planning High Road opening

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

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

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

Grilandia specialises in Middle Eastern cuisine

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

Property

Foxtons Under Fire For Use of Taxpayer Funds
Foxtons Under Fire For Use of Taxpayer Funds

Paying big bonuses and making acquisitions while claiming cash from government

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

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