Ealing News Archive

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September 2007

As Prada Mark makes its way to Ealing...
Cut-price fashion fans defy you not to follow suit

Man stabbed at Dean Gardens, West Ealing
Police appeal for witnesses to Wednesday night's violence

Is the New Leaf on the Turn?
Ealing's oldest Chinese restaurant looks like it's seen better days

Ealing Residents Climb Aboard The Bus Lane Debate
'Clarity and consistency' the top tips from locals

Affordable Childcare Places for Working Parents
If you have a child under 5 find out how this programme could benefit you

Life Coaching Offer to Ealing Today Subscribers
Now's the time to change your life says fellow Ealing resident, Carole Ann Rice

Don't Get In The Grips Of a Rogue Clamper
Ealing Council warns motorists that it doesn't clamp ANY vehicles

Labour brands Council ticketing 'unfair'
As new statistics show 80% of parking appeals were upheld

Anti-Crime Initiative Hops On Board
To tackle anti-social behaviour, crime and disorder on local bus routes

Food Heroes and Shoppers Share Supermarket Threat
Research shows that retail giants have detrimental effect on consumers

No More Cigs For Sweet Sixteens
As the legal age for smoking goes up to eighteen from October 1st

Local Teen Hero Bags Award
Torron Dewar's quick thinking may have saved best friend's life

Meet Ealing's Very Own Apprentice
Putting a whole new spin on 'You're Fired'

Carry On The Bus Lanes?
Are they just the ticket or driving you crazy?

Affordable Childcare Places for Working Parents
If you have a child under 5 find out how this programme could benefit you

Bird of Prey Snapped by Eagle-Eyed Local
Twitchers needed to help identify species

Ealing Common Blaze was Arson Say Police
Seven people escape after fire started in flats' hallway

Lib Dems Take Issue over Ticket Office Closures
Claim unmanned Stations create problems and increase crime

Council Seizes Dangerous Toy Mobile Phones
Toys could cause choking, burns, deafness

Filling The After School Gap
So they're back to school. That just leaves another five hours to bed-time...

Your Views Could Become Ealing Policy
Meetings to gather public opinion for development blueprint

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Council Stands Firm Against Domestic Violence
Strengthening support for victims & bringing violent partners to justice

Major Works Continue: Changes to A40 Layout
Lane changes will start September 1st

Take two! for Blockbusting Movie Map
Allowing more film buffs to experience 'West Londonwood' for themselves

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August 2007

West Ealing Sees Property Price Boom
W13 sales prices surpass W5 according to latest figures

Frances Lawrence Fails to Get Killer Deported
Murdered head teacher's wife expresses frustration at decision

Getting A Taste Of Their Own Medicine
Councillors see how it feels to get a parking ticket

"Council may be allowing £500,000 to slip through their fingers"
Lib Dems accuse Ealing of being chaotic in dealing with special funding

Tube Workers To Stage Two Three-day Strikes
After failing to secure guarantees over jobs, conditions & pensions

Two New Dispersal Zones Launched
Police get new powers to combat anti-social behaviour

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First Great Western Tries to Gag Watchdog
Threatens to sue over complaints about poor service

Council crackdown on blue badge fraud
Arrests made and fines issued for misuse of disable badges

Mayor and Ealing Council Reach Deal on Tram
Scheme to be dumped as long as Crossrail proceeds

Make Your Mark On Ealing - Design A Signature Dish For Charlotte's Place
Enter their 'Design-a-dish' competition and get yourself on the menu

Ealing Broadway CCTV Fines - some answers
Senior Councillor responds to the debate on penalty notices

Focus On Ealing Broadway Station Fines
EalingToday.co.uk puts your questions to the council

Shooting Incident in Hanwell
Twenty two year old man shot in the leg

Two Filthy Food Outlets Closed
Action taken over 'vile, shameful and dangerous' businesses

Conman Runs Up £150,000 AMEX Bill
Ealing man entertained All Blacks with champagne

Labour Make Choice for Ealing Central & Acton
Bassam Mahfouz to contest new constituency at next election

I'm Free! Beales Leaves Ealing Broadway Spot
So what's in store for our shopping centre?

Work Stops On Ealing Central Library
In the meantime, cast your eye over revamped Northfield Library

Recycling takes on a whole new meaning...
Local couple team up to lovingly rebuild 'better bikes'

Ealing Cycling gets Wheels in Motion...
Of its Cycle into Summer campaign

Latest Crime Figures for the Ealing Area
Ealing ranked second best in the Metropolitan Police Service

MP Seeks Stringent New Board Restrictions
Estate Agents Under Fire For Blighting Streets With Self Promotion

CCTV Tackling Crime Across the Borough
Figures show reduction in offences and anti-social behaviour

Police Step Up Anti-Terrorism Measures
Stop and Search powers to be used to the full in Ealing in the coming months

July 2007

Labour Win in Ealing Southall
Virendra Sharma says policies not PR gained victory

Cleveland Ward By Election Result
Conservatives hold off Liberal Democrat Challenge

Man Killed by Car After Pub Fight
Black Ford Mondeo found abandoned in Greystoke Park Terrace

First Great Western Under Fire
Angie Bray criticises lousy performance and appalling service

Ealing Rocket Man Jailed
Wife who offered baby for martyrdom walks free

Police Inquiry Launched in Ealing Southall
Details of postal voting allegedly posted on internet

"Tube upkeep will cost tax payers £30m a week"
After beleaguered Metronet calls in the administrators

Tony Lit Attended Labour Fundraiser
Selection of local businessman described as Tory 'own goal'

QPR Sign Up Ealing Girl Soccer Star
Alison Cheatley spotted at local football tournament

Croydon Prevail Over Tara Juniors
Camogie Result: Tara 0-3 v 2-2 Croydon

New 10p Plastic Tax Could Be In The Bag
After agreement between London's local authority leaders

Who Will Win in Ealing Southall?
Controversy and dirty tricks mar campaign

Ealing Homes 2nd Least Affordable in UK
First-time buyers mortgage payments nearly half of income

Train 'Frotter' Convicted
'Shy' chef from Hanwell assaulted women on public transport

Five Labour Councillors Defect to Tories
Fall out from row over candidate selection continues

Greens launch Ealing By-election Campaign
Sarah Edwards to represent party in hotly fought contest

Old Actonians Squash Club Has Good Cause To Boast...
Winning the Middlesex Squash League's Club of the Year for 2007

91% of Drivers Unaware of New Parking Laws
As new wide two-tier scheme is launched across the capital

Ealing Musician Wins National Award
Sixth-former's highly prestigious national award for music composition

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