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Post Jubilee Bank Holiday Tube Strike Planned
Post Jubilee Bank Holiday Tube Strike Planned

RMT members protesting against planned job losses

Local Samaritans Branch Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Local Samaritans Branch Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Guest speakers, former directors and former volunteers attend party

Aviation Policy Document Fails To Mention Heathrow Expansion
Aviation Policy Document Fails To Mention Heathrow Expansion

Campaigners believe this signals shift in government policy

Hammersmith & Fulham Appoints Its Youngest Ever Mayor
Hammersmith & Fulham Appoints Its Youngest Ever Mayor

Recently elected 22-year old Cllr Emma Apthorp takes on the role

No Mow May Transforms Green Spaces into Wildflower Meadows
No Mow May Transforms Green Spaces into Wildflower Meadows

Prizes on offer for best photos of flourishing parks and gardens

Hammersmith
Hammersmith's Newest Charity Shop Calls for Support to Help the Homeless

Crisis opens store on King Street as Shelter is forced to close

Connie Mark Honoured With Blue Plaque in Hammersmith
Connie Mark Honoured With Blue Plaque in Hammersmith

Jamaican activist was part of the Windrush generation

New H&F Council Cabinet Nominations Announced
New H&F Council Cabinet Nominations Announced

Leader's picks to be considered at meeting later this month

e-Scooter Trial Extended Until November
e-Scooter Trial Extended Until November

Nearly a million journeys made since hire scheme launched last year

Teenager Repeatedly Raped By Drug Dealers in Hammersmith
Teenager Repeatedly Raped By Drug Dealers in Hammersmith

Two men jailed after victim was groomed on social media

TfL Starts Consultation on Proposed ULEZ Expansion
TfL Starts Consultation on Proposed ULEZ Expansion

Move would mean restrictions would apply within the M25 next year

Survey Suggests Confidence in Met at Lowest Ever Level
Survey Suggests Confidence in Met at Lowest Ever Level

Just 57% believe police in the capital can be relied upon

Hammersmith Becomes Home for Ukrainian Woman
Hammersmith Becomes Home for Ukrainian Woman

Iryna tells how she escaped Russian shelling of her hometown

Warning of
Warning of 'Dickensian Diseases' Returning To London

Cost of living crisis could lead to a rise in malnutrition, gout and scurvy

Catastrophic Bleed Kits To Be Given To Local Youth Clubs
Catastrophic Bleed Kits To Be Given To Local Youth Clubs

Move backed by mother of murdered teenager

Two Seriously Injured in Hammersmith Scaffolding Collapse
Two Seriously Injured in Hammersmith Scaffolding Collapse

Workers hurt on the Civic Centre development site

Mayor Sets Up Commission To Look at Cannabis Legalisation
Mayor Sets Up Commission To Look at Cannabis Legalisation

Appoints Lord Falconer to head team of experts

Labour Increases Its Majority in Hammersmith & Fulham
Labour Increases Its Majority in Hammersmith & Fulham

Party has five more councillors with the Conservatives losing one

King Street Cycleway Slammed in Hammersmith Society Awards
King Street Cycleway Slammed in Hammersmith Society Awards

Nominated for Wooden Spoon, marking it as year's worst local scheme

Latymer Sixth Former Collects her British Empire Medal
Latymer Sixth Former Collects her British Empire Medal

Nina honoured at ceremony next to Tower of London

Local Student Dancer Embarks on Four-month Ballet Tour
Local Student Dancer Embarks on Four-month Ballet Tour

Carla Copeman from Hammersmith performing at venues across England

Still No Date for Full Local Crossrail Opening
Still No Date for Full Local Crossrail Opening

Central section of the Elizabeth line will be operating this month

Boris Johnson Lying About EU Flags Cost Says Council Leader
Boris Johnson Lying About EU Flags Cost Says Council Leader

Stephen Cowan says PM has misled Parliament on the matter

'Brilliant' Public Response to Hammersmith's New Livat

Owners delighted by success of King Street's transformed shopping mall

Big Changes Ahead for Library Services in the Borough
Big Changes Ahead for Library Services in the Borough

H&F joins new consortium and ends arrangement with K&C and Westminster

Borough
Borough's Schools Tackling Climate Change

Melcombe, Brackenbury, Miles Coverdale and Fulham Cross Academy lead the way

Two Local Men Charged in Connection with Stabbing
Two Local Men Charged in Connection with Stabbing

Male victim was attacked near Wembley stadium

Goslings Rescued from River Thrive in Luxury Heated Nursery
Goslings Rescued from River Thrive in Luxury Heated Nursery

'Barge babies' all safe and well at Swan Sanctuary

Council Leader Apologises for Raising Parking Charges
Council Leader Apologises for Raising Parking Charges

Promises cut after election with no charges borough-wide outside peak hours

Library of Things To Be Launched in Hammersmith
Library of Things To Be Launched in Hammersmith

Online Q&A being held for residents to find out more

Beautician Scarred Hammersmith Charity Worker
Beautician Scarred Hammersmith Charity Worker

Nara Simonyan made to pay over £50,000 in damages and costs

HSBC Announces Plan To Shut Hammersmith Branch
HSBC Announces Plan To Shut Hammersmith Branch

Bank on King Street to close this Summer

Double-decker Hammersmith Bridge To Be Investigated Further
Double-decker Hammersmith Bridge To Be Investigated Further

Feasibility study into design which would allow motor vehicles to cross

Green Light for Huge Development on Talgarth Road
Green Light for Huge Development on Talgarth Road

Over 700 rooms for students to be built on Magistrates’ Court site

'Insane' Solicitor Injected His Blood into Food

Crystal meth user Leoaai Elghareeb caused supermarkets £500,000 of losses

Thames Water Urged To Act Over Flooding
Thames Water Urged To Act Over Flooding

Heavy rains last year caused major destruction for H&F residents

Nearly 3,000 Sign Petition Against King Street Cycle Lane
Nearly 3,000 Sign Petition Against King Street Cycle Lane

Supporters of the scheme dismiss concerns it has made roads less safe

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Spring - Summer Heat and the Elderly
Spring - Summer Heat and the Elderly

Tips to stay well in the hot weather from Home Instead Hammersmith and Chiswick

Find Out Where To Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee Locally
Find Out Where To Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee Locally

A list of all the street parties and events planned in the borough

Series of Community Initiatives at Riverside Studios
Series of Community Initiatives at Riverside Studios

Venue aiming to make its work affordable for the whole community

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

Operation Mincemeat Returns at The Riverside Studios
Operation Mincemeat Returns at The Riverside Studios

Musical version of the story of how Hitler was deceived

Mike Bartlett
Mike Bartlett's Scandaltown at the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith

London's elite gets caught in a web of lies and mishaps

Time Lords to Top of the Pops at Riverside Studios
Time Lords to Top of the Pops at Riverside Studios

A photographic celebration of BBC Television made at the venue

Zero-Emissions Arts Market Set To Return
Zero-Emissions Arts Market Set To Return

Hammersmith BID event aims to address air pollution

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

New Round of Strikes Planned on the Tube
New Round of Strikes Planned on the Tube

RMT to ballot members over reduction in station staff numbers

William Morris Society Launches New Art Installation
William Morris Society Launches New Art Installation

Sudden Summer explores the designer's legacy as an environmentalist

Local Branch of the Samaritans Celebrates 50 Years
Local Branch of the Samaritans Celebrates 50 Years

Ealing, Hammersmith and Hounslow Samaritans have handled over a million calls

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

Even technophobes can now access weekly lunchtime performances

More Artists Join Barons Court Project
More Artists Join Barons Court Project's Initiative

HomeLess Made selling greeting cards and t-shirts

Emery Walker
Emery Walker's House Launches Membership Scheme

New programme of monthly online talks announced

Lifestyle

West London Artists Open Studios In June Once More
West London Artists Open Studios In June Once More

A chance to see and buy works of art by our talented fellow residents

7 DEADLY SINS OF A PLUMBER
7 DEADLY SINS OF A PLUMBER

THE ITALIAN PLUMBER REALLY KNOWS WHAT YOU DON'T WANT..

What The Fish in Top Ten of UK
What The Fish in Top Ten of UK's Fish & Chip Restaurants

Only chippy in London to make the list

New Steak House Opening in Hammersmith
New Steak House Opening in Hammersmith

Bar + Block offering 40% off food bill for six weeks

German Doner Kebab Set To Open in Hammersmith
German Doner Kebab Set To Open in Hammersmith

'Gourmet kebabs' soon to be available on King Street

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

Property

Hammersmith & Fulham House Prices Rise Sharply
Hammersmith & Fulham House Prices Rise Sharply

Estate agent believes bridge fiasco one reason for 15% increase

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

£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

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

Community

Former Slaves Given Hammersmith Blue Plaque
Former Slaves Given Hammersmith Blue Plaque

Ellen and William Craft honoured at former Cambridge Grove Home

Chick
Chick 'Cocky' Knight's Hammersmith Bridge Heroics Finally Recognised

Mayor honours former wrestler who saved two people from drowning

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

'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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