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June 2007

Cameron Visits as By Election Race Begins
Candidate selection already a controversial issue

Belles Night Out
Bella Italia, for ladies who missed lunch

Row Over Comments on MP's Death
Local Tory allegedly says 'Christmas has come early'

Whisk Wins Its Third Award
Local cookshop named Best Independent Homewares Retailer in the country

Mayor Wobbles on the Tram
Admits scheme could be ditched if Crossrail is approved

Ealing Party Hotspots
Looking to host a private function?

Ealing Garden Designer Goes Wild At Hampton Court
Ealing-grown talent Sim Flemons presents 'The Fallen'

Cleveland Ward By-Election
Candidates named for contest on 19th July

Acton High Pupil Stabbed
Two 12 year old boys arrested following attack at bus stop

Ealing Judo Club Triumphs
Collects eight medals at the 2007 London Youth Games

Fifty Million Pounds To Tell Londoners How Good TfL Is
Assembly Conservatives expose Mayor's exorbitant advertising spend

What Will Be In Your Home Information Pack?
Local councils work together to promote and deliver fast electronic searches

Plight Of The Modern Suburb
"Communities need to retain the character that attracted people there"

National charity urgently needs local volunteers
Can you help to alleviate loneliness of older people?

Livingstone's Great Oyster Giveaway
Mayor accused of pre-election tricks as he sits on nest egg

Mayor blames education system for current spate of teen violence
As local Police launch new initiative to tackle rise in gang culture

Cameron Visits as By Election Race Begins
Candidate selection already a controversial issue

Green Man Estate Gang Rape Allegations False
13 year old who lied about attack may face charges

Ealing Father and His Lover Accused of 'Torturing' Child
Toddler dies after months of "extreme pain"

Tributes to Brian Castle
Ealing Councillor dies suddenly of a heart attack

A Call To Ealing's Local Hero
To the man who rescued lady's phone, pick up yours!

Get In The Loop
Exciting new concept in kids' 'stuff' shopping hits Ealing

Pay As You Go Parking In Ealing Broadway
Council trial new mobile phone method of payment

Danger Caterpillars Found in Park Royal
Council to find and remove Oak Processionary Moth caterpillars

Conductor Found Guilty of Assault on Boys
Ex teacher sentenced to four years

Green Light For Gunnersbury Park
Licence allowing community and family events approved

A Taste of Summer at Le Vacherin
In conjunction with Phil Collins Fine Fruit and Vegetables

More Than A Street Party
Northfield Avenue was THE place to be on Saturday

Frozen Parking Account 'Dodgy' says Malcolm
Vlod Barchuk accuses Lib Dem of 'publicity stunt'

Five Star Food Takes On New Meaning
As 'Scores on the Doors' reveal hygiene standards in local restaurants

New Speed Camera On Trial Locally
No-flash camera can read registration plates

"Plans To Scrap Ticket Counter Will Make Stations Less Safe"
Local MP Condemns Mayor's "Crazy" Proposals to Close Ticket Offices

Department for Transport Under Fire Over Heathrow Study
Accused of breaking rules by sharing vital air pollution data with BAA

Council Hammers The Hand-Out Hounds
Forcing free newspapers and advertising hawkers from the streets

Ealing Mother 'Offered Baby for Martyrdom'
Court hears claim that woman supported husband's bomb plot

Telling It Like It Is - The Walpole
Great food with the perfect verbal garnish

Cautioned Bogus Cancer Charity Collector May Still be Operating
Woman uses two young daughters to obtain 'sponsorship' money by deception

Property Sales in the Ealing Area
Transactions for January to March 2007 for W5 and W13

Three Teenagers Arrested for Raping Ealing Schoolgirl
Gang of five attacked girl on Green Man Estate

Pavement Cyclist Blamed for Death
Family say elderly lady hit on South Ealing Road

Parents Ring Dinner Bell To Thank St John's Primary School Teachers
Special lunch laid on to celebrate school's improvements

Award Winning Le Vacherin's Soiree de Sabrage
Five course dinner of classic French dishes served with wine and champagne

London Underground to Close North Ealing Ticket Office
Automated sales or Oyster only at selected stations

Hanwell Man Found Guilty of Murder
Kent Millward gets life for killing Harminder Wahid

Police Issue CCTV Images of E3 Bus Vandals
And seek community help in identifying those responsible for criminal damage

Council looks out for Ealing's vulnerable
Free spy holes protect residents from distraction burglary

Beat Car Crime and Screw Car Thieves
Crime prevention roadshow hits Ealing this weekend

Local Blitz on Knife Crime
Undercover kids and metal detectors used by police

Parking Fines Set To Rise
As councils introduce a two-tier scheme from July 1st

Track Flight Paths On-line With WebTrak
HACAN welcomes new system that brings "transparency to the skies"

May 2007

Man Shot by Police on Hanger Green
Second gun incident in area in past few weeks

Mischa Barton enrols at St Trinians
Keep your eyes peeled round Ealing for star studded cast

Ealing Property Prices Hit Record Levels
W5 area reaches new high but West Ealing prices up faster

Safer Transport Team Launched to Combat Bus Crime
After bad results for Ealing some good news on public transport

Ealing North Residents Pick Their Man
First Open Primary sees Ian Gibb selected as Conservative Candidate

Full English With An Italian Twist
Magnifica breakfast at Carluccios

Local Councils Fail to Match Up to Eco-Credentials
Figures Expose Hounslow & Ealing's Less Than Green Tree Policy

Bus Crime Rising Fastest in Local Area
Ealing Borough tops London league for increase in bus thefts

Spring Specials From Le Vacherin
Coq Au Vin and Soiree de Sabrage on the menu at award winning restaurant

Three week crackdown on knife crime
Blunt Message To Ealing's Knife-wielding attackers

St Barnabas Playgroup Death Raises Safety Concerns
Jury rules death of two year old Oliver 'accidental'

Horrifying Assault on Ealing Schoolgirl
Police appeal for information on gang of five attackers

Ealing Getaway Offer
Stroll down to Osteria del Portico and get whisked off to Italy

Ealing North Open Primary Already A Hit With Residents
Huge response from locals to candidate announcement

Did TFL Get Cold Feet?
No show at Boston Road meeting leaves residents fuming

Ealing Council Announce Multi-Million Refuse Package
Wide-ranging improvements to refuse & recycling services

Latest Crime Figures for the Ealing Area
Police winning fight against burglars but robbery on increase

Happy Birthday Ealing Freecycle!
Where it's all in the giving AND in the receiving

South Ealing Road Teenage Attackers Still not Caught
Youths attacked off-duty police officer last year

Ealing Central Library Closed Until January
Temporary facility available in Town Hall annexe

Forget Kate Moss and Anya Hindmarch
You could get your hands on some free compost

Ealing Trailfinders 48 Cleve 16
Back to the National Leagues after emphatic victory

To Russia With Science
Local Chemist Heads To Moscow's Olympiad

As Latymer School's Ecstasy Scandal Hits Headlines..
..former Pupil Hugh Grant Displays Educated Benevolence

Ministers Warned Not To Rush Airport Plans
That could result in 50% increase in Heathrow flights

Appeal over Huxley Gardens Shooting
Police want to speak to people in the vicinity on 22nd April

April 2007

Popular Local Restaurant Infested with Rats
Coco Noodle Bar in The Mall ordered to clean up its act

Ealing Parking Services' 'Permitgate Scandal'
Elusive over-the-counter service leaves residents bemused

Cyber Criminals Target Ealing
Organised gangs behind explosion in identity fraud

Ealing Primary School Places Announced
Scramble for Ealing's best school places is finally over. Or is it?

Lifting The Lid On Tapas At La Tasca
Hens and stags in, pollo and ciervo out

Angie Bray "Unimpressed by Waffle and Vague Promises"
Letter about Heathrow expansion from Department of Transport

Increasing Concern For Safety of Ealing Woman
Appeal made for whereabouts of 36 year old Sharon Lawrence

Woman Robbed At Knifepoint On Grange Rd
Police appeal for witnesses to the 31 March attack

Ealing Trailfinders 94 Haywards Heath 8
Big win puts local rugby team in the play offs

London 2012 Seeks Olympic Spirit
Have you been inspired by the Games coming to the capital?

Kids Swim For A Quid In Ealing
So leap off the Playstation and into the pool

Ken Loses Attempt to Block Incinerator
Court gives go ahead for more local waste to be burnt

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

Man Dies In Hit And Run On Boston Road
Police urgently need witnesses to come forward

Ealing Abbey Priest Cleared of Molestation Charges
Jury accept defence's arguments about 'false memory syndrome'

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