Ealing News Archive

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December 2007

Ealing Broadway Bid Backs The Leaf
As consultation deadline looms on the controversial development

Ealing Man In Custody Over Decapitation Murder
Couple deny murder of Chinese student

Meet the Drayton Court's Pigeon Man
Keep a beady eye on this one, he's going places

True Cost of Council's Communications Revealed
Ealing spends almost £3m of tax payers' money on publicity

Up The Junction
Hanger Lane voted Britain's 'Scariest Junction'

Fifteen-Year-Old From West Ealing Charged With Murder
In the ongoing Southall stabbing trial

Fit For A Bride
After the Christmas splurge, a helping hand to get in shape from an Ealing lady

Met Police Join National Taser Pilot
Stun guns to be used by Territorial Support Group

Two Views of Heathrow Expansion
Alternative exhibitions presented as DfT takes roadshow around west London

CCTV Cop Recognised By Crimestoppers
Trevor Holden awarded for role in solving hundreds of bus crimes

SEC Says Residents Are Seeing Through the Sizzle and Spin
After a packed public meeting on the 'Leaf Development'

Fielding Primary Parents Demand Urgent Council Action
After four-year-old hit by a car outside school gates

Vicious Knife Attack On Ealing Common
Appeal for witnesses to unprovoked attack on commuter

Council Considers Redundancies In Cutback Plans
Ealing to reorganise key departments to improve services

Key Stage 2 Exam Results - Ealing Primaries
Strong performances from local school children

Adventures on Network Rail Acton to Ealing
Angie Bray gets more answers from rail executives

Restaurants Could Be Forced To Reveal Hygiene Ratings
If Parliament decides their scores should be displayed on the doors

Dodgy Drainage Gets Landlord in Hot Water
Ealing Council investigation leads to Court

Press Office Costs Tax Payers £2.5m
Public foots bill for costly communication from Transport for London

Big Questions Of Faith, Ethics and Community
Chance to take part in new BBC show hosted by Nicky Campbell

Recycled Curryhouse Cooking Fat To Help Our Pipework
As waste fat clogs our drains in the run up to Christmas

November 2007

Last Hurrah for Ealing Property?
Latest figures suggest new high but for how long?

Council Considers Redundancies in Cutback Plans
Ealing to reorganise key departments to improve services

The Leaf Take Three
A chance to see the latest plans for the Arcadia centre

CCTV Stills Released in Connection with Attack
Police believe men have information about an Ealing Broadway assault

Postcode 'Lottery' For Cancer Patients
Hounslow spends almost twice as much as neighbouring Ealing per patient

Improvements In Leakage Welcomed
But Thames Water is still losing almost 700 million litres a day

Doing It For The Kids!
Ealing named Council of the year for Children's Services

Educate Your Palette
Inspiring food at student prices at TVU

Concern Over Canal Funding Cut
Waterways supporters asked to lobby their MP immediately

Mayor Pressurised to Protect Residents from Heathrow
Angie Bray asks Ken Livingstone to help stop proposal

Kelly Accused of Ruthless Spin Over Heathrow Noise
After claiming noise pollution has dramatically fallen

Heathrow Consultation 'Divisive and Misleading'
Friends of the Earth believes questionnaire is impossible for public to answer

Safer Neighbourhoods Launch Online Survey
Residents asked to state their concerns about local crime

Chiswick Exports An Institution Across the River
With the opening of Annie's sister restaurant Rock & Rose

Revving Up On The Recycling Road
Fourteen new recycling trucks hit the streets

District Line Improvements Shelved
After TfL prioritises other lines in cost cutting exercise

Improvements In Leakage Welcomed
But Thames Water is still losing almost 700 million litres per day

Developers Say They Welcome CABE's Constructive Criticism
As opposition heats up, Glenkerrin gives EalingToday their reaction to watchdog report

Skyscraper Should Go back to the Drawing Board
Lib Dems point to local oppositition and critical report

Pizza On The Green V Pizza Express
They're both the upper crust but does one have the edge?

Ask an Ealing Expert - Louise Taft of JR Jones Solicitors
This month, family-related law and rights in the workplace

Big Shout To The Westside Massive!
All-new local radio station on air for Ealing

Seven Rescued From Ealing Tower Block Fire
Police appeal for witnesses to suspected arson

Mayor Announces £4.9million for Transport
Local improvements to make Ealing 'greener, safer, more accessible'

Refurbishment of Ealing Central Library To Start
New contractor 'booked' in for multi-million pound works

It's Fun To Buy Christmas Cards At The YMCA!
And you can feel good knowing ALL of the proceeds go to

Police Issue Warning Against Making False Allegations
After retired resident is fined £80 for making a fictitious report of theft

Beware Bogus Charity Collectors
Residents cautioned to check credentials before donating

New Commander for Ealing Borough Police
Superintendent Sultan Taylor takes over

Recycling Revamp Countdown
New look recycling in Ealing borough hits the streets

Brighten Up Dull Winter Days...
And shine as a police volunteer

Mystery of The Glass Wheels Solved
Police discover Indian restaurant is owner of 'posh lazy susans'

Kennel Club Breaks Down Barriers For Dogs
By launching 'Open For Dogs' sticker campaign for local businesses

Mayor To Take On Metronet
After TfL is announced as sole bidder for tube maintenance firm

Arcadia Latest - Vox Pops From the Shops
What do current retailers think of their changing workplace?

Fatal Crash Involving Dustbin Lorry
Driver of Ford Focus killed on Boston Gardens

Ask an Ealing Expert - Louise Taft of JR Jones Solicitors
This month, family-related law and rights in the workplace

Angie Bray Speaks Out On Noisy Tube Station Announcements
Leader of the Conservative London Assembly takes up growing issue

Spooktacular Time Had By All at Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre
Pumpkin carving with Ealing's little monsters

The Park Ranger Debate Rages On
Residents outraged as restructure goes ahead

Ealing Hospital Is A 'Good' Place To Be
After Annual Health Check gives it a good bill of health

Operation Reclaim - Police Drive to Stop Uninsured Driving
New Met initiative Off roads Ealing's illegal cars

Blitz on Rogue Firework Traders
Ealing Council cracks down on dodgy shopkeepers

A New Bank Holiday For Your Calendars?
Campaign for 'Community Day' is launched

MP Calls for Old Oak Crossrail Station
Andy Slaughter wants exchange with West London Line

Operation BusTag on Hunt for Vandals
More CCTV images released in relation to vandalism on local buses

Mayor's Fare Freeze Dubbed a 'Con'
London Assembly member claims just 30% of commuters will benefit

Mayor Announces Fares For 2008
Commuters count the cost as £3.5m TfL bonus is awarded despite missed targets

Pay-As-You-Throw Schemes Back On
Proposals allow council to fine residents who fail to recycle

October 2007

Dick and Dom in Da Skool
For the opening of Grange Primary's magnificent new building

Arcadia - disaster looming or big business in the making?
Residents associations have already condemned it but is this the whole storey?

Ask Arcadia
EalingToday.co.uk takes your questions to Glenkerrin

Ealing Hospital Says It Can Take the Strain
After nationals claim it barred obese patients from its first floor

Ask an Ealing Expert - Louise Taft of JR Jones Solicitors
If you have a job or employees these law tips are essential reading

Ealing Restaurant Hygiene Ratings Now Online
But we're left wondering what's the score...

Cyclist Killed on Gunnersbury Avenue
Ronald Turner hit by car near junction with Popes Lane

Recycling Revamp in Ealing
Look out for your letter outlining improvements this week

'No Fare Rises To Pay For Crossrail'
Costs will be met through supplementary business rates according to Mayor

Government Clears Way For Crossrail
Allowing councils to levy supplementary business rates to cover cost

Ealing Cleaner Denies Murder
Polish woman and three others stand trial for dumped 94-year-old

Sky Proves No Limit for Arcadia Centre Architects
Bold plans for Ealing town centre include a Norman Foster skyscraper

No Clowning Around at Coco Noodle Bar
And no funny tummies the next day

Celebrity PR Agent Turns PI...
And so the stuff of films hits Ealing streets

It All Started With a Turkey Thermometer
Grace Stokes discovers happy tea, food art and a new website at Whisk

Ask an Ealing Expert - Louise Taft of JR Jones Solicitors
If you have a job or employees these law tips are essential reading

Tories Hit Back at Labour's 'unfair ticketing' claims
Saying it was their administration that issued the tickets!

Labour Counter-Blow as Ticket Claims Escalate
Successful appeals increased under new administration

Kiddies Cops and Robbers A Game of the Past
As new legislation banning imitation guns comes into play

Ealing First For Reducing Crime
Borough ranked top in London for decreasing number of incidents

Horn Lane Tops London Pollution League
Green Party survey shows poor air quality on local road

Boost Your Business - Free Advice
Consultancy support available from Action Acton

Congestion Charge 'just shifts the problem'
Assembly Conservatives highlight impact of zone on its periphery

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