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December 2006

Excellent Results for Ealing Primaries
Most schools ahead of Borough and National Average

Ealing - Best Borough for Muggers?
Local clear up rates for robberies lowest in the capital

Witness to Nick Padget Killing Sought
Pub goer may hold key to finding how man died after altercation at O'Neill's pub

Gurnell Leisure Centre gets a makeover
Disruption likely at local pool and gym

Local Gang Hit by Series of Arrests
'Murder Dem Pussies' responsible for attack on 207 bus

Ealing's bus lanes under scrutiny
Council watchdog seeks views from borough's motorists

Witnesses to attempted bicycle theft sought
Suspects resist arrest on Haven Green

Drug Raids in Green Man Estate
Class A drugs, weapons and large amounts of cash seized

Major upgrade announced for local tube services
But District Line commuters will have to wait until 2013 to reap benefits

Mayor Launches New Art Award
Local school children offered chance to design Trafalgar Square sculpture

No place for bullying here
Children work out how to stop bullying in Ealing schools

Ealing 'unbeatable' at supporting young people in care
13 per cent of borough's care leavers go to university

November 2006

Ken says Paris trip will provide more backing for tram
'People of Ealing - you are wrong' says Ken

West London Waste Strategy up in Smoke?
Friends of the Earth say rubbish incineration breaks agreed strategy

Ravenscourt Park Hospital fate uncertain
Scrutiny Committee may refer closure to Secretary of State for Health

A4 Lane Restrictions May Cause Traffic
Maintenance work taking place on M4 elevated section

Landmark ruling sees end to boards in conservation area
Council orders agents to remove their boards or face £150 fine

Ealing gets greener in time for Christmas
Cardboard recycling begins from the end of this month

The Plough wins Fullers Outstanding Achievement award
Manager Andrew is on a winning streak

Parking Attendants to be Given Cameras
New measure aims to reduce disputed tickets

Pickpockets Target Local Area
Keep your valuables in your zip up pockets say police

Ealing Police Station unfit for modern day policing
New central venue planned for future

Ealing a Hot Spot for Identity Fraud
W5 residents four times more likely to be victims

Some West Ealing shops in 'woeful condition'
Handful of pest-ridden shops told to clean up their act

Police Swoop on 'Steaming' Gang
Thirteen arrests made after violent robbery on 207 bus

To wheelie bin or not two wheelie bins?
That's the question being asked by Ealing Council

Local Children's Services Rated as 'Good'
Inspectors say Council shows 'clear commitment to improvement

Opinion Poll Could Signal End of Tram Plan
Latest survey shows declining support for scheme

Tories Pick Their Woman for Local Seat
Angie Bray to be candidate for Ealing and Acton constituency

Council and Police Give Firm Backing to ASBOs
Court orders 'Badge of Shame not Badge of Honour'

Pink sacks free from October 31
Green fingered residents can benefit from new service

October 2006

Local School Heads Blast Size 0 Culture
Fashion industry faces further condemnation for setting bad example

Vicious midnight attack on 65 bus
Off-duty police officer assaulted on South Ealing Road

Acton the 9th arrondissement? An artist's view
The links between Acton and Paris are manifold

Police Investigate South Ealing Road Fire
Incident that led to evacuation of residents now regarded as suspicious

Ruby Gives Sixth Formers the Full Wax
Comedienne is star guest at sixth form conference

A40 Closed Due to Acton Gas Leak
Now reopened but resulting traffic chaos widespread

Ealing girl Alexia to represent London in Doodling competition
Ogle her doodle on Google's Home Page

Report blasts 'myths' about Heathrow and economy
Friends of the Earth claim costs of expansion outweighs benefits

Council cracks down on dodgy food importers
Illegal culinary delights seized by officers

Jumbo's Nose Dive Highlights Further Heathrow Concerns
Aircraft instruments instructed El Al pilot to land in West London

September 2006

* Council Risks Being Sued to Tackle Graffiti

* Ealing Hospital food rated excellent

* Imaginary friends 'rob' young man in toilet

* Kim and Aggie Visit Ealing Hospital

* Crime Stats Give Encouraging Picture

* Mayor targets cyclists in new campaign

* School applications go on-line

* Dublin trip for Tara

* Old clothes spark scam on your doorstep

* Gunman raids house near Greenford Avenue

* Ealing businesses encouraged to go greener

* Two puppies found but five still missing

* Woman Finds Naked Intruder in Bedroom

* Ealing Woman Faces Terror Charges

* Missing local man has been found dead

* Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Ealing

* Princess Nikki comes to the Queen of the Suburbs

* Win a meal for two at La Tasca

* Have you been bothered by the Begging Lady?

* 30k available for groups from London Development Agency

* Toddler sees mum killed at local nursery

August 2006

* Ealing Council Dump Local Pool Managers

* IRA killer went to local gay pub 'by mistake'

* Blitz on Benefit Cheats Brings Big Haul

* Double Cannabis bust for local police

* Great Architecture in Ealing?

* Local Pupils Excel at GCSE

July 2006

* Mayor of London awards local schools

* Man charged with murder after brawl outside Ealing pub

* Garden waste scheme hits all time high

* Hanwell could become Controlled Drinking Zone

* Car Parks throughout Ealing fairer and cheaper

* Central line closures this weekend

* Cream teas and Cuban-Congolese fusion

* Did you know that Ealing had a credit union?

* Victim of crime enraged by long wait

* Council-owned property to get cleaned up fast

June 2006

* Boston Manor Park brewing up festival

* Revolutionary technology can change lives

* New Macmillan Bereavement Centre launched

* Summer time Burglary Advice

* Local MEP turns up the pressure on Thames water

* TfL advisor says tram "not feasible"

* Answer a question and win a recipe book

* Dreamworks searching for Afghan boys to star in film

* Northfields Library? Where's that?

* Locals attend European Day of Action on Aviation

* Toddler killed by ambulance at Ealing nursery

* Group seeks women with Jewish connections

* Malcolm and Delilah

* Boy electrocuted at Ealing Broadway station

* Shops still selling knives to under 15s

* Tram bill £23 million and rising

* Spending review aims to ensure targets met

* Food recycling spreads across the Borough

* Ealing's oldest Brownie pack seeks new leader

* Anti-social behaviour in West Ealing

* Ken blasts 'incompetent' Ealing Council

* Beer on Broadway 2006

* Back local children's charity by shopping online

April/May 2006

* Spending review aims to ensure targets met

* New leadership team in place

* Food recycling spreads across the Borough

* Ealing's oldest Brownie pack seeks new leader

* Anti-social behaviour in West Ealing

* Ken blasts 'incompetent' Ealing Council

* Beer on Broadway 2006

* Man Found Dead on Denison Road

* Broaden your horizons with Adult Education

* Armed robber receives eight year sentence

* Heathrow keeps night flight restrictions

* Support local children's charity while you shop online

* Conservatives win shock victory in Ealing

* Ealing Common and Boston Manor stations get make-over

* Results of 2006 Local elections - ward by ward

The Old Bill raid the Old Bill
Pub close down under Anti Social Behaviour Act

It only takes half an hour to save a life
Where you can give blood locally in Ealing

National Awards for Ward Radio
DJs at Ealing Hospital win recognition

BAFTA-nominated director makes local movie
Brentham Garden Suburb pride shines through

Public dispersal order issued for Copley Close
Under sixteens can be sent home

Polar Bear urges Ealingites to take action on climate change
Guest speakers to address public meeting on 26th April

Watchdog blasts First's timetable changes
Local stations 'not getting the service they deserve'

Traders vote yes for Business Improvement District
Ealing Broadway to be part of one of first such schemes in UK

Witnesses to collision on Boston Road sought
9 year old girl in a critical condition

200 missing in Ealing?
Support available for people affected by multiple sclerosis

Tara's first game ends in sweet victory
Local Camogie club making a flying start to the season

Local MEP keeps up the pressure on Thames Water
Says company must mend its ways as well as its pipes

Strikes call a halt to local services
Industrial action by public sector workers over pensions

Police look to recruit special constables
Have you got what it takes to make your neighbourhood a safer place?


March 2006

* Murderer of local girl given three life sentences

* Strikes close local schools

* Engineering work signals disruption

* Local Gardeners spring into action

* £1.5 million plans for Central Library

* Ealing's bus lane bonanza

* No school offers for over two hundred local children

* Is the expansion of Heathrow illegal?

* Local clubs score a hat trick of awards

* Tax to pay for 'cleaner, greener safer' Ealing

* DfES ask local schoolchildren for advice

* Local teenage pregnancy rates falling

* Local artists invited to show what they can do

* Quality of meals in Ealing schools highlighted

Feb 2006

* Westwords 'London Lives' poetry competition

* Dawn raids net banking fraud gang

* Liberal Democrats promise to listen

* Watchdog highlights quality of meals in Ealing schools

* Flying squad arrest Hanwell man

* 99p turns into £3,000 fine

* Bus pass fraud at Hanger Lane Co-op

* Bringing traditional music into the community

* Baby tamarins born in Hanwell

* You know about Recycling - now try Freecycling

* Councillor condemns Ealing's parking services

* Equality Matters

* Fatal Accident on Acton High Street

* Busy time for Tara Camogie Club

* Man found drowned in Grand Union Canal

Jan 2006

* Butterfly House to close its doors for the last time

* Envirocrime blitz on West Ealing

* Junior Chefs' Academy runs at TVU

* New Year - New You!

* Young tennis players expand their horizons

* The Red Lion makes Good Beer Guide for 15th Year

* Film-making in Ealing going strong

* Council fails to obtain licences from itself

* The truth about Hammersmith Hospital's financial position

* Conservative transport policy announced

* Ealing busker spotted by producers

* TVU graduate wins award at New York film festival

* Gunnersbury Catholic School achieves high acclaim

* Day of action against Heathrow expansion planned

* Are our front gardens becoming a concrete jungle?

* Ealing man Andrew Strauss in New Years Honours list

* Ealing gets 3 stars from Audit Commission

* It helps just knowing where to look


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