Ealing News Archive - 2005

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Nov/Dec 2005

* Who cares for the carers?

* Council Watchdog invites public views on planning enforcement

* Parking tickets issued in Ealing 'illegal'

* New craft shop opens in Northfields

* Proposals could mean thousand more planes a week

* Where exactly does your recycling go?

* Police step up drink drive enforcement over festive period

* Fancy celebrating your 80th in regal splendour?

* Underground stations set to smarten up

* Council turn on TfL over tram construction sites

* South Ealing Rainbows may have to close at Christmas

* Firefighters go on the pull for charity

* Motorists pushed into appealing against parking tickets

* Over 75 Late Licence applications in Ealing

* My favourite is the Christmas Fairy - what's yours?

* Action urged to save Gunnersbury Park

* Ealing Hospital to get MRI scanner and new Cardiac Investigation Unit

* Armed robber targeting South Ealing Road

* Ealing opens door to same sex marriages

* Ealing fails to collect over £7 million in taxes

* Share your musical memories of the West London black music scene

* New Boss for Local Schools

* Operation Blunt aims to cut violent crime

* Campaign warns of Heathrow 'trojan horse'

* Response Project to be reined in

* Ealing Friends of the Earth lobby outside Tesco to save rainforests

* Only 20 places left on Home Energy Solutions project

Sep/Oct 2005

* Hammersmith & Fulham withdraw tram support

* Don't get left out in the cold this winter

* Tara travel to County Clare

* Horn Lane Mobile Phone Theft was Bogus

* Tram Consultation reaches next stage

* No need to pack - the Brownies are here

* Ealing Broadway made Drinking Control Zone

* Council to boost propaganda budget

* Trailfinders up against the big boys

* Unlicensed cabs are 'death trap' say police

* Local PC to take a passage to India

* Food waste to be collected from your door

* Oporto - Portuguese on Ealing Green

* Volunteer Police Cadet Unit goes for gold

* Solar power coming to a bus stop near you

* What the dickens?

* 14 year old boy missing

Jul/Aug 2005

*Don't lose your right to vote

*Planned increased in night flights 'scandalous'

*New Police Enquiry Desk in Ealing Broadway

*Two stars brings 207m investment in Ealing Homes

*Ealing Council open customer centre

*Council chiefs' salaries go through the roof

*Ealing Hospital NHS Trust gains 2 star rating

* Will to Win comes to Ealing

* Man convicted for 'wireless piggybacking'

* Ealing Farmers' Market seasonal update

* Hole in the wall could make hole in your pocket

* Organic and wildlife gardening gaining ground

* Armed robbery at Hanger Lane Chemists

* Watch out for this couple

* Packed Uxbridge Road falls silent in remembrance

* Save money on heating bills

*  Save money on heating bills

May/Jun 2005

* Livingstone joins opposition to Heathrow expansion

* Council join Transport for London as joint promoter of tram

* MRSA remains real concern at West London hospitals

* Debate on West London Tram Rages On

* Signal Failure on the District Line

* Attack of the Clones - boring town centres

* Row brews over Council meeting attendance

* Fielding School to celebrate 50 years

* Congratulations to Ealing Learners of the Year

* Council turns up the heat on spice factory

* Huge reduction in Ealing road casualties

* BAA publishes Heathrow Expansion Plan

* How conscientious is your councillor?

* Concern grows over drugs in Ealing's Schools

* Older people get help sorting out money maze

* Another Narrow Defeat For Tara

* Soley Fights Back Over Airport Expansion

* Ealing 'weak' as Audit Commission wins appeal

* Early closures at Ealing Common station

* Security measures planned for local stations

* Clive Soley becomes 'Lord of the Blog'

Mar/Apr 2005

* £24 million to be spent on residential care and nursing homes

* Recycling experts go knocking on doors for converts

* Name that house - do you know where this George Formby location is?

* Drayton Manor and Dormers Wells Moving Up

* Is Ealing becoming a concrete jungle?

* London Buses appeal bus depot decision

Jan 2005

* Will job losses hit West London home prices?

* Another member of Ealing's top team bails out
* South Acton Skills and Arts Collaborative seek members for management committee
* Councillor criticises local health care standards
* Getting children off to a good start
* New on the site
St Matthews Choir - lively and sociable, with varied repertoire. They will be performing Rutter's "Requiem" and Karl Jenkins's "The Armed Man" in April. New singers welcome.
* New on the site
Kickboxing at St Barnabas Chruch Hall, Pitshanger

* Gunnersbury Park plan for Butterfly House
* New editor for the Green
* New Year recognition for Ealing social worker
* Drive-by shooting in Beech Gardens
* So how walkable is Hanwell?
* Getting children off to a good start
* New on the site
Ealing Volunteer Police Cadets for 14-19 year olds

* Council housing management stays at fair
* Ealing people in New Years Honours list
* 94 per cent of burglaries not solved
* Ealing's air unfit to breathe, claim Friends of the Earth
* Did you witness Church Road attack?
* More information on the tram, please
* Hanwell rapist sentenced
* Put it away! Cadets find 160 cars displaying tempting goods

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