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London's Largest Animal Hospital Set to Open on Chancellors Road

The 12,000 sq ft facility is designed to be highly sustainable

Row Breaks Out Over Increase in Councillors
Row Breaks Out Over Increase in Councillors' Allowances

Rise less than recommended but Tories point to surge in number of SRAs

Ed Sheeran Surprises School Pupils in West Kensington
Ed Sheeran Surprises School Pupils in West Kensington

Makes unannounced visit to The Rhythm Studio on Gliddon Road

Suspected Loan Shark Arrested in Hammersmith
Suspected Loan Shark Arrested in Hammersmith

48-year-old woman detained in dawn raid

Borough Remains Top Choice for Film and TV Locations
Borough Remains Top Choice for Film and TV Locations

Amy Winehouse biopic latest feature the local area

Mayor Says People Who Drive are Not the
Mayor Says People Who Drive are Not the 'Boogeyman'

Insists he is not anti-motorist as he rules out further ULEZ changes

Do You Know a Local Scheme That Deserves to Win a Prize?
Do You Know a Local Scheme That Deserves to Win a Prize?

Hammersmith Society makes last call for Environment Award nominations

'Outstanding' Rating for Local Children's Services

Upgrade from Ofsted after positive report by inspectors

Borough
Borough's Playgrounds Condemned for Being 'Old and Sad'

Parents say facilities poorly maintained and plagued with problems

Blue Plaque Unveiled for 1928 Fulham Flood Hero
Blue Plaque Unveiled for 1928 Fulham Flood Hero

Madge Franckeiss rescued three people from drowning

Ealing Man Charged with Anti-Muslim Vandalism
Ealing Man Charged with Anti-Muslim Vandalism

Acton Mosque and Palestine Mission in Hammersmith daubed with red paint

Cyclist Access to Hammersmith Bridge Set to End
Cyclist Access to Hammersmith Bridge Set to End

Stabilisation work resuming at the end of the month

Provisional Trading Licences Granted to Olympia Events Venues
Provisional Trading Licences Granted to Olympia Events Venues

Approval paves the way for opening of bars and restaurants

Warning Issued About Device Clash Overcharging
Warning Issued About Device Clash Overcharging

TfL has already refunded £200,000 to public transport users

Mayor Welcomes HS2 Euston Tunnel Announcement
Mayor Welcomes HS2 Euston Tunnel Announcement

Government relents on not providing taxpayer funding for project

Labour Takes Local London Assembly Seat for First Time
Labour Takes Local London Assembly Seat for First Time

James Small-Edwards ousts incumbent Tony Devenish

Charing Cross Outpatients to Be
Charing Cross Outpatients to Be 'Decanted' to Other Centres

To allow for installation of new state of the art MRI scanner

Brackenbury Village Man Convicted of Voyeurism
Brackenbury Village Man Convicted of Voyeurism

Robert Morgan filmed children in swimming pool changing rooms

Man Behind UK
Man Behind UK's Largest Indoor Arena Says Hammersmith is Next

Talks underway for a similar venue to the Co-op Live in Manchester

Council Reveals How Clean Air Fines are Being Spent
Council Reveals How Clean Air Fines are Being Spent

Cameras are funding projects including new parking bays and cycle routes

'Posh Spar' Closes on Fulham Palace Road

Premium convenience chain Eat 17 making cutbacks after poor sales

Glenthorne Road Parade to Become Hotel and Cafe
Glenthorne Road Parade to Become Hotel and Cafe

Transformation of former Fireplace Shop given green light

Hammersmith Road to Gain New
Hammersmith Road to Gain New 'Urban Village Hall'

Among plans for green redevelopment of town centre building

Hammersmith Paedophile Trapped by Sting Operation
Hammersmith Paedophile Trapped by Sting Operation

Anil Patel arrested after thinking he was meeting up with 13-year-old

Housing Watchdog Slams Hammersmith & Fulham Council
Housing Watchdog Slams Hammersmith & Fulham Council

Ombudsman report describes systematic failure in its provision

Council Revives Scheme for Hammersmith Flyunder
Council Revives Scheme for Hammersmith Flyunder

New planning document envisages tunnel through town centre

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On early plans for the redevelopment of 76-80 Hammersmith Road

West London Queer Project to Host 10K Walk & Celebration Event
West London Queer Project to Host 10K Walk & Celebration Event

To Help Fundraise For Motor Neurone Disease

When Dreaming Becomes a Superpower
When Dreaming Becomes a Superpower

Let Loose Sid to be performed at the Barons Court Theatre

Shakespeare Returns to Saint Peter
Shakespeare Returns to Saint Peter's Square

Enjoy All's Well That Ends Well in the open air

Join This Year
Join This Year's Hammersmith Summer Street Fest

With music, food and pop-up stalls taking over traffic free town centre

Izzard
Izzard's Solo Hamlet Features in Riverside Studios' Summer Season

Programme includes new Shakespeare adaptations and three European premieres

Mary Sharp to Give Talk on
Mary Sharp to Give Talk on 'The Manufactured Woman'

The Arts Society Chiswick's June 2024 Lecture

A Gay Man in South Africa
A Gay Man in South Africa's Apartheid Army

World premiere stage adaptation of Moffie at the Riverside Studios

Piccadilly Line Special Heritage Train Journeys Return
Piccadilly Line Special Heritage Train Journeys Return

Trip across London in Art Deco style commences from Acton Town

Calling All Local Entrepreneurs
Calling All Local Entrepreneurs

Livat invites you to join its upcoming Summer Market

New William Morris Society Exhibition on Art of Wallpaper
New William Morris Society Exhibition on Art of Wallpaper

Displays feature designs from the Sanderson Design Group archive

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 and strikes affecting tube and rail services

The Doves Bible Returns to Emery Walker
The Doves Bible Returns to Emery Walker's House

Book sold to establish Trust repurchased after thirty years

Meet New Friends on Chatty Tuesdays
Meet New Friends on Chatty Tuesdays

All welcome to join new weekly event at Livat

Join a Free Repair Workshop at Livat
Join a Free Repair Workshop at Livat

Monthly sessions in King Street aim to tackle throwaway culture

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Artists at Home: Over Half a Century of West London Talent
Artists at Home: Over Half a Century of West London Talent

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

Local Restaurant Voted as London
Local Restaurant Voted as London's Second Favourite

Sam's Riverside ranks highly in the Harden's annual survey

Steak Restaurant Flat Iron Opens on Broadway
Steak Restaurant Flat Iron Opens on Broadway

Latest in a surge of new launches in Hammersmith town centre

Large New Restaurant Planned for 10 Hammersmith Grove
Large New Restaurant Planned for 10 Hammersmith Grove

'Home of the fieldtray' Farmer J to open in two floors of office building

Popeyes Opens in Hammersmith Broadway
Popeyes Opens in Hammersmith Broadway

New chicken restaurant launches with music, prizes and free food

Elder Press Cafe Wins Hammersmith Society
Elder Press Cafe Wins Hammersmith Society's Environmental Award

But council given Wooden Spoons for neglecting trees and for King Street Cycleway

River Cafe
River Cafe's Sister Restaurant Set to Stay

Sylvia's becomes permanent fixture on Hammersmith's riverfront

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

Ellen and William Craft honoured at former Cambridge Grove Home

The Listening Place is There for You
The Listening Place is There for You

Suicide prevention charity has trained volunteers to talk to

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

Mayor honours former wrestler who saved two people from drowning

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