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20 Metre High Geyser Seen Next To Hammersmith Bridge
20 Metre High Geyser Seen Next To Hammersmith Bridge

Heavy rains believed to have lead to increased pressure in nearby sewage pipes

Bike Club Founder Named in Cycling UK
Bike Club Founder Named in Cycling UK's 100 Women in Cycling

Alexandra Rico-Lloyd started UK’s first kids bike subscription service

Council Set To Proceed with
Council Set To Proceed with 'Semi-permanent' Cycleways

£3million to be spent on new infrastructure on King Street and the Gyratory

Mayor To Hold Cross Party Violent Crime Summit
Mayor To Hold Cross Party Violent Crime Summit

This year set to be the worst ever for teenage homicides

Mayor Urges Government To Act Over
Mayor Urges Government To Act Over 'Pingdemic'

Concerned about impact on transport and emergency services as well as businesses

Huge Relief at Hammersmith Bridge Reopening
Huge Relief at Hammersmith Bridge Reopening

One man's commute, that was taking up to two hours, now 10 minutes

Covid-19 Admissions on the Rise in Local Hospitals
Covid-19 Admissions on the Rise in Local Hospitals

Number on mechanical ventilation remains low for each site

Hammersmith
Hammersmith 'Uniquely Vulnerable' To Covid Resurgence

Low vaccine rates raise fears for consequences of lockdown easing

Wave of Tributes for Veteran Labour Councillor
Wave of Tributes for Veteran Labour Councillor

Colin Aherne's death triggers by election in White City and Wormholt ward

Free Bulky Waste Collections Offered After Flooding
Free Bulky Waste Collections Offered After Flooding

Service available in roads worst hit by Monday's heavy rainfall

Surprise Announcement on Hammersmith Bridge Reopening
Surprise Announcement on Hammersmith Bridge Reopening

Access to pedestrians and cyclists to be restored this weekend

Four Day Tube Strike Planned for August
Four Day Tube Strike Planned for August

RMT in dispute over abolition of Night Tube driver grade

Hammersmith Bridge Ferry May Be Delayed Further
Hammersmith Bridge Ferry May Be Delayed Further

Standard reports significant objections from residents and rowing clubs

Local School Kids Set Up Shop on Fulham Broadway
Local School Kids Set Up Shop on Fulham Broadway

Made chutneys and jams from fruit and veg picked on a farm visit

Planned Review of London Bus Services Postponed
Planned Review of London Bus Services Postponed

Exercise would have likely resulted in further cuts to schedules

Festival of Football For Local Primary School Girls
Festival of Football For Local Primary School Girls

Children delight to be back playing sport after frustrations of lockdown

Turn Your Road into a Playground
Turn Your Road into a Playground

Council encouraging residents to apply for Play Streets

Met
Met's Marine Policing Unit Says Stay Out of the River

Reminder of danger of entering Thames issued ahead of summer holidays

Heathrow Boss Calls for Relaxation of Restrictions
Heathrow Boss Calls for Relaxation of Restrictions

Says self-isolation should not be required on return from US and EU

Amazing Work of Angela Mooney Recognised
Amazing Work of Angela Mooney Recognised

MBE for manager of the Rivercourt Project Short Break service

Counter Terror Chief Warns Against Complacency
Counter Terror Chief Warns Against Complacency

Sixteen years on from 7 July attacks 'substantial' number of investigations ongoing

TfL Back Tracks on Covid Absence Crackdown
TfL Back Tracks on Covid Absence Crackdown

Management proposed staff turn off test and trace app at work

Sacred Heart Girls Win Apps For Good Award
Sacred Heart Girls Win Apps For Good Award

Students created app to aid those with dyslexia

Banned Farmer
Banned Farmer's Market Organiser Takes Council To Court

Man behind Ravenscourt Park and Bishop's Park markets sues the borough

100 Free Bikes To Be Given Out in the Borough
100 Free Bikes To Be Given Out in the Borough

Pedal Back Cycles teams up with local charity to present to those in need

Number 7 To Be Country
Number 7 To Be Country's First Hydrogen Double Decker

Local route to be served by zero-emission vehicles

Call Goes Out For Steward Volunteers in Hammersmith
Call Goes Out For Steward Volunteers in Hammersmith

Support needed for vaccination site at Novotel

Whole of London Underground To Get Mobile Coverage
Whole of London Underground To Get Mobile Coverage

Connectivity promised in every station and tunnel

Cash Payment Returning On Travel Network
Cash Payment Returning On Travel Network

TfL backtracks on plans to make ticket machines totally cashless

Hammersmith Almshouses Hold Open Week
Hammersmith Almshouses Hold Open Week

Affordable new homes are available to older people in the borough

Local Donations Pay for
Local Donations Pay for 'Life-changing' Minibus for Age UK

Lillian Urban became face of campaign to raise funds for new vehicle

Hammersmith Academy Named Sustainable School of the Year
Hammersmith Academy Named Sustainable School of the Year

Wins award for its gardening programme which encourages biodiversity

Maystar Estate Residents Fear Big Renovation Bills
Maystar Estate Residents Fear Big Renovation Bills

Council wants to charge leaseholders in West Ken over £30,000

Big Changes Proposed for Hammersmith and Fulham & Chelsea Seats
Big Changes Proposed for Hammersmith and Fulham & Chelsea Seats

Boundary commission suggesting radical redrawing of local political map

Government Offers To Pay for Third of Hammersmith Bridge Repair
Government Offers To Pay for Third of Hammersmith Bridge Repair

Support provided as part of funding package for TfL

Hammersmith Police Officer Harassed Jogger
Hammersmith Police Officer Harassed Jogger

Receives final warning after being found guilty of gross misconduct

Objectors Fail To Block Hammersmith Strip Club Licence
Objectors Fail To Block Hammersmith Strip Club Licence

Committee unanimously backs Secret’s renewal application

Local Drug Gang Planned to Pose as NHS Workers
Local Drug Gang Planned to Pose as NHS Workers

Mother and son duo laundered cash for one of London's largest coke dealers

Photo Sought of Fallen Soldier from Hammersmith
Photo Sought of Fallen Soldier from Hammersmith

Group wants to commemorate Alfred Churchlow who is buried in a Dutch cemetery

Shepherd
Shepherd's Bush Road Homeless Hostel Given Consent

Opposition from some residents fails to block St. Mungo's plan

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It Shouldn
It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber

The Italian Plumber: “Now that you've finished that…” Part 1

Hammersmith BID
Hammersmith BID's Summer Festival Returns

A whole host of free activities plus sport and film on the big screen

Riverside Artists Group Holding Annual Exhibition
Riverside Artists Group Holding Annual Exhibition

33 artists present work on theme of 'I Dreamt I Woke Up'

Artists At Home Open Studios To Return
Artists At Home Open Studios To Return

Public will be invited to view works of 88 artists this September

Lyric To Stage The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Lyric To Stage The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Major revival of award-winning play coming this autumn

Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith
Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith

Delays in store on due to local road and lane closures

Transport Disruption Ahead in Hammersmith
Transport Disruption Ahead in Hammersmith

Engineering work affecting tube and rail services this weekend

125 Years of the Kelmscott Chaucer To Be Marked
125 Years of the Kelmscott Chaucer To Be Marked

Described as the crowning glory of William Morris's book printing venture

District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August
District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August

Track replacement work taking place on parts of both lines

Lyric Hammersmith To Reopen With a Triple Bill
Lyric Hammersmith To Reopen With a Triple Bill

Three new plays to be staged to live audiences in the summer

Change of Location for Brook Green Market
Change of Location for Brook Green Market

Moving to St. Mary's School on Masbro Road with further expansion planned

Irish Cultural Centre Launches Free Hotline
Irish Cultural Centre Launches Free Hotline

Even technophobes can now access weekly lunchtime performances

Riverside Artists Group To Post Daily Postcards
Riverside Artists Group To Post Daily Postcards

Messages From Somewhere will showcase work of its members

This Year
This Year's Ride London Event Cancelled

Festival of cycling was due to take place in May

Tree Trail Launched in Ravenscourt Park
Tree Trail Launched in Ravenscourt Park

Friends group select 25 trees of particular interest for you to view

New Live Music Venue To Open at Olympia London
New Live Music Venue To Open at Olympia London

4.400 capacity will be biggest in West London larger than Hammersmith Apollo

Auction Raises £6,870 for The Upper Room
Auction Raises £6,870 for The Upper Room

Enthusiastic bidding at event organised on behalf of Artists at Home

Borough Leisure Centres Set For Phased Reopening
Borough Leisure Centres Set For Phased Reopening

All visits must be pre-booked with walk-ins not allowed

Riverside Studios Launches Virtual Riverside
Riverside Studios Launches Virtual Riverside

Programme of free online films and community events during lockdown

Have You Explored H&F Libraries
Have You Explored H&F Libraries' Online Resources?

Discover e-books, audio books, courses, learning for kids and much more

Lifestyle

Movie Making Summer Camps
Movie Making Summer Camps

Young movie makers work together to produce their own epic, unique movie production from scratch over five days

Men: Are You Overweight And Trying For A Child?
Men: Are You Overweight And Trying For A Child?

Why not take part in a FREE weight loss programme?

New Independent Pizza Restaurant Opening on King Street
New Independent Pizza Restaurant Opening on King Street

Pop-up success prompted jazz musician to set up in Ravenscourt Park

Damning Food Hygiene Report for North End Road Takeaway
Damning Food Hygiene Report for North End Road Takeaway

Inspectors described condition of East Ocean's equipment as 'disgusting'

New Operator for Lyric Hammersmith Cafe
New Operator for Lyric Hammersmith Cafe

Outsider Tart will be opening outdoor space when lockdown regulations allow

Property

Hammersmith Property Prices Rock Solid in Challenging Year
Hammersmith Property Prices Rock Solid in Challenging Year

Covid-19, Brexit, cladding issues and a collapsing economy have little effect

Family Houses in Hammersmith Snapped Up During Pandemic
Family Houses in Hammersmith Snapped Up During Pandemic

Buyers still willing to pay high prices despite uncertainty

Is a Premium Still Justified for Hammersmith
Is a Premium Still Justified for Hammersmith's Great Transport Links?

Agents concerned that 'new normal' might not suit local property

Huge Kings Mall Car Park Redevelopment Moves a Step Closer
Huge Kings Mall Car Park Redevelopment Moves a Step Closer

Scheme including 17 storey tower to be completed by end of next year

£89 Million King Street Regeneration Budget Approved
£89 Million King Street Regeneration Budget Approved

Council plans to borrow to fund part of town hall redevelopment

Community

Lockdown
Lockdown 'Devastating Blow' For Hammersmith Big Issue Seller

Dave Martin heart-broken he was unable to wish customers Happy Christmas

'Inspiring' Hammersmith Supermarket Worker With Down’s Syndrome Hailed

Emma Sarre has worked at the local Tesco for over seven years

Hammersmith Post Office Set To Close
Hammersmith Post Office Set To Close

Branch inside WHSmith to shut due to Kings Mall redevelopment

Hammersmith & Fulham Teacher Exodus To Be Investigated
Hammersmith & Fulham Teacher Exodus To Be Investigated

Workload, pay and housing thought to be factors in departures

What Happens To Asylum Seekers in Hammersmith & Fulham
What Happens To Asylum Seekers in Hammersmith & Fulham

Home Office reported to be housing them in five hotels in the borough

90 Years Since Chick
90 Years Since Chick 'Cocky' Knight's Hammersmith Bridge Heroics

Second time that local wrestler had rescued someone from drowning

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