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March 2007

The Red Lion - King Of The Eats
Fiercely good food still gives Ealing restaurants a run for their money

Farm W5 As Wholesome As Ever
Tucking in down on the farm

Celebrity chefs cheer on Ealing school as it cooks up a storm
Cardinal Wiseman's new kitchen set to become Centre of Excellence

Valuable Martinware Pottery Stolen From Pitzhanger Manor-House
Professional thieves in and out in six minutes forcing exhibition closure

Look out for suspicious males outside school
'Don't be alarmed, but be vigilant' is the message

Calm Before The Storm for Ealing Author
Reaction electric to Carl Storm's three-book project

Nina Muchova Still Missing After a Month
14-year-old girl last seen at Ealing Broadway Station

Ealing Trailfinders Jades Win League
Ealing Jades demolish Bracknell and claim the title

Rubbish Reminder - Easter Refuse and Recycling Collections
Council reminds residents that collections are a day later over Easter

MP Champions New Rights for Tenants
Andrew Slaughter on the case of withheld deposits

Ealing Residents Pick Their Favourite Tree Line Up
Ealing Common to be returned to its former glory with the planting of new trees

'Half of London's Police Stations are uncontactable'
Lib Dem's research discovers unanswered telephones across the capital

Cleaner Streets But Still More Work To Do
Streetwatcher says Enforcement is needed

Camera Doesn't Lie About Parking Tickets
New measure proves a success in reducing incorrect PCNs

London's first air quality text service launched
Innovative new service helps air pollution suffers

Mayor Ken Endorses Angie's Runway Stance
London plan to be amended against Heathrow expansion

Mayor's 'Eye in the Sky' Causes Controversy
Widespread concern over real motive behind London satellite

O'Neill's Bouncer Cleared of Manslaughter
Jury finds Kevin Griffiths not responsible for the death of Nick Padget

The Grange Pub and Dining Rooms v Ealing Park Tavern
Calling time on the squabbling in the battle of the Ealing gastros

Nearest and Dearest - Ealing's Most Expensive Roads
The top twenty addresses for the W5 and W13 areas

Making a 'year of the pig' of ourselves at Maxims
Was Wagamama creator right to rate Maxim's London's finest?

New Labour in Disguise or Right Wing Tories?
Opposition attack Conservative Council budget

Three's a crowd
For Ealing man, his Thai wife and new bride from Azerbaijan

Can she sing or are they having a laugh?
Fame Academy at last for Ealing Children's TV presenter

Neighbouring Councils Endorse New Approach for Gunnersbury Park
New management proposals backed by Hounslow and Ealing

Counting the Cost of Ealing's Response Programme
Tories claim ill-fated project left £3 million hole in the books

Code Red Increases on "The Buses From Hell"
TfL figures show significant rise in anti-social behaviour on buses

Future uncertain for Gunnersbury Park
Council report highlights desperate need for cash injection

St. Benedict's Fall at Final Hurdle
Heartbreak this year, high hopes for next

Ealing Police Want You!
Volunteers needed to help force tackle crime

Clamping Down On Northfields' Envirocrime
Taskforce clears up a Pick 'n' Mix bag of crime

Ealing Teenage Pregnancy Figures Fall
Second year running for welcome trend

What Price Sustainable Waste Disposal?
West London Waste Authority Have Their Day in Court

Campaign to Stop Heathrow Expansion Goes On-line
Petition against environmentally unfriendly plans receives wide-spread support

What is the future for Ealing Broadway?
Residents and stakeholders urged to have their say

Keep their eyes off your i-pod
And your eyes peeled for the Safer Neighbourhoods Team poster campaign

Cardboard Recycling Fills Swimming Pool
Free pink sack scheme - how to use it

Get on your bikes for Meningitis. Or at least watch...
See Matt Weaver at the Ealing Fairtrade Fashion Show

Move Along Anti-social Youths
The Broadway's Dispersal Zone extended for six months

Switch Off Before You Drive Off
Police drive forward new mobile phone laws

New Disability Website for Ealing Families
Help at your finger tips with www.ealinghelp.org.uk

Junk Mail Costs More Than the Paper It's Written On
So why aren't the councils doing more to stop it?

February 2007

Drinking up time for the Town House
Ealing Broadway pub closes to deal with anti-social behaviour

Your common, your trees
What trees do you want to see replace those lost to disease?

My love affair with Annie's
Charlie Canniff discovers a new passion in Strand-on-the Green

Ealing Scores a Double in Unconventional Awards Ceremony
Council tops London's League with 55% increase in parking tickets

St. Benedict's Dream Still Alive - Just
School First XV scrape into semis of national rugby competition

Police warn of hustler operating in Ealing area
Have you fallen victim to your own good nature?

Major Boost for Local Police Resources
Council to fund 50 new Police Community Support Officers

Tory's Grand Designs on Central Ealing & Acton
Shadow Chancellor George Osborne Guest of Honour at Pitzhanger Manor Party

Ealing Drivers Reclaim Bus Lanes
Complete suspension a possibility according to Cllr Stacey

One Cancelled Two to Go
Resident goes straight to the top to query council's PCN policy

What A Load of Blogs!
Councillor's web diary causes a stir at City Hall

It should be a Clean Sweep for Ealing
Council invest 75% more to clean borough's streets

Lottery Grant for Local Play Service
Nearly £800,000 given to invest in West Ealing play facilities

The Word on Ealing's Streets - It's Payback Time
Graffiti proves a waste of young offenders' time

Noise maps predict 'devastating' impact of Heathrow's third runway
Council leaders slam government for disregarding environmental consequences

Local Assembly Members Propose US-Style School Bus Scheme
Mayor slams the "impractical pilot" aimed at replacing free bus travel for under 18's

Mayor's Budget Approved Despite Strong Opposition
5.3% precept hike passed but without majority support

Councils Fight Mayor over Waste Incineration
Court hearing to allow black bags to go up in flames

January 2007

Missing Girl Last Seen in Ealing
Nina Muchova has not been in contact for 13 days

1.9% Increase in Council Tax Announced
Ealing Deliver Lowest Rise for 10 Years

Ealing Man Sues Call Girl for £600,000
Woman claims she was a courtesan not his fiancee

Youths Mug Lost Blind Woman in West Ealing
Police anxious to trace Somali man who came to victim's aid

Appeal for adopters
Information Evening to be held by Richmond Adoption Service

Bus Driver Assaulted by Gang of Teens
CCTV stills of two of the Greenford attack suspects released

Ealing secondary pupils streak ahead of the national average
Borough third best in London for results of A-Levels and advanced studies

Tony Blair Petitioned Over West London Tram
Residents being asked to sign on-line e-petition on PM's site

Brent River gets a spruce up
19 tonnes of rubbish including seven bikes removed

Tara Start Training Again
Camogie Club on the look-out for new players

Wormwood Scrubs Absconder Recaptured
Police track down convicted gunman Joe Farnan

Trail of Prison Break Out Gang Leads to Ealing
Gang who sprung inmate from Wormwood Scrubs abandon car on Brunner Road

Row Blows Up Over Speed Humps Plan
Controversy over Mount Avenue Birkdale Road 20mph zone

Inquisitive Scribe Tackles Everything from World Leaders to Nudist Clubs
Ealing's Mr Morello takes on the world in his hilarious letters

Tesco's Planning to Replace Morrisons
Supermarket Giant to open in Broadway Shopping Centre

New Year new look for Northfield's roads
Clean up on Fulmer Way and Ridley Avenue

Mattock Lane Pharmacy Burgled
Mystery as intruders ignore cash box full of money

Sobering swoop reveals festive drinkers being sold short
Popular licensed premises caught serving short measures of alcohol

Above Inflation Rises Hit Beleaguered Commuters
33% hikes make London the most expensive transport capital in the world

Council Stings Catch Shops Serving Minors
Pubs keep punters on short measures for spirits

Three year ASBO for Scrap Metal Manny
Residents' misery ends as court bans on-street car repairs

Arrest made after Argyle Road hit-and-run
Man dies after Renault Laguna crashes into two cars and a bus

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