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Escaped Prisoner Last Seen Near Hammersmith Bridge
Escaped Prisoner Last Seen Near Hammersmith Bridge

Manray Woolfall was being taken to hospital from Wormwood Scrubs

No Last Minute Breakthrough in Tube Dispute
No Last Minute Breakthrough in Tube Dispute

Strikes over Night Tube restart set to proceed this week

Afghan Refugees Spending Months in Local Hotels
Afghan Refugees Spending Months in Local Hotels

Lack of permanent homes causing mental distress says charity

Repairs To The Westway To Require Closures Until Next Summer
Repairs To The Westway To Require Closures Until Next Summer

Maintenance work on the A40 will be at the weekends

Borough Social Worker Gets Her MBE with Marcus Rashford
Borough Social Worker Gets Her MBE with Marcus Rashford

Awarded for 28 years of service to council and voluntary work during pandemic

Home Schooling Sees Big Increase in Hammersmith & Fulham
Home Schooling Sees Big Increase in Hammersmith & Fulham

Over 100 children not returning due to concerns over Covid-19

Mayor Warns That Tube, Bus and Cycle Schemes Face Cuts
Mayor Warns That Tube, Bus and Cycle Schemes Face Cuts

Says transport network will be in a state of managed decline without funding

Business and Shops Urged To Open Up Their Toilets
Business and Shops Urged To Open Up Their Toilets

Report on World Toilet Days shows that many struggle to find accessible facilities

Addison Gardens Couple Left Without Heating for Four Months
Addison Gardens Couple Left Without Heating for Four Months

Delays in planning process hold up replacement gas pipe

Night Tube Dispute Threatens Christmas Chaos
Night Tube Dispute Threatens Christmas Chaos

RMT union says it is planning weekend strikes which will affect regular services

Borough Seeing Revenue Boost from Film Location Fees
Borough Seeing Revenue Boost from Film Location Fees

Use of Hammersmith Bridge in No Time To Die latest in locally shot scenes

Council Officer Successfully Sues for Wrongful Dismissal
Council Officer Successfully Sues for Wrongful Dismissal

'Significant sum' likely to be paid to Rachel Wright-Turner

Parentsactive Support Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Parentsactive Support Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Provides network for parents and carers of children with disabilities

National Award for Hammersmith Hospital Team
National Award for Hammersmith Hospital Team

Haematologists praised for their work to combat myeloma

Hammersmith Academy Awarded Funding for Environmental Project
Hammersmith Academy Awarded Funding for Environmental Project

Winner of Mayor of London's Climate Kick-Start Prize

Hammersmith Station Sign Redesign Aims To Bring Happiness
Hammersmith Station Sign Redesign Aims To Bring Happiness

Rainbow makeover celebrates LGBTQ+ community

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Makes Call-out for Scripts
Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Makes Call-out for Scripts

Looking for writers from communities currently underrepresented in the industry

E-scooter Rental Surges After ULEZ Expansion
E-scooter Rental Surges After ULEZ Expansion

Three operators report a 30% increase in new users

Third of Food Supplied to London is Thrown Away
Third of Food Supplied to London is Thrown Away

Mayor pledges to halve the current total of 2.3million tonnes wasted

Consultation Being Held About Online GP Services
Consultation Being Held About Online GP Services

Local NHS commissioning group wants to hear your views

Hammersmith Quakers Reconciled to Loss of Old Meeting House
Hammersmith Quakers Reconciled to Loss of Old Meeting House

New building on Bradmore Park Road described as a 'special jewel'

Less Than 10% of Government
Less Than 10% of Government's Waking Watch Fund Paid Out

Lack of access to relief for residents of unsafe buildings described as a scandal

TfL Consulting on Accessibility on Transport Network
TfL Consulting on Accessibility on Transport Network

Less than a third of tube stations have step-free access from street to platform

Home Delivery Boom
Home Delivery Boom 'Becoming Unmanageable' Report Warns

Online shoppers need to change behaviour to protect environment

Call for Local Volunteers for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Study
Call for Local Volunteers for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Study

Trial to determine if single injection provides broad immune response

Free Support for Stressed Parents in Hammersmith & Fulham
Free Support for Stressed Parents in Hammersmith & Fulham

Tavistock Relationships is holding an Alternative Parents Evening

Mayor
Mayor's Rifle Regiment Award for Local School Students

Four recognised for special contributions at ceremony

West Kensington Teen Charged After Gunpoint Robbery
West Kensington Teen Charged After Gunpoint Robbery

Four people allegedly threatened taxi driver with weapon and stole his car

Health Experts Fear
Health Experts Fear 'Double Threat' of Covid and Flu

New restrictions called for to ease pressure on NHS over winter

TfL Launches Campaign Against Sexual Harassment
TfL Launches Campaign Against Sexual Harassment

Posters appear across transport network to send 'strong message'

Hammersmith Flat is Thinner Than a Tube Train Carriage
Hammersmith Flat is Thinner Than a Tube Train Carriage

Studio just over 2 metres wide will cost you £800 a month

3-year-old Girl Allegedly Sexually Assaulted in Brook Green
3-year-old Girl Allegedly Sexually Assaulted in Brook Green

Police step up patrols in area after incident

Reports of Homophobic Attacks Reach Ten-year High
Reports of Homophobic Attacks Reach Ten-year High

June was the worst month on record for anti-LGBTQ+ hate crimes in London

Police Challenge Decision Not To Sack Their Own Officer
Police Challenge Decision Not To Sack Their Own Officer

PC Imran Aftab harassed woman jogging in Hammersmith

Hi-tech Rickshaw To Carry People Across Hammersmith Bridge
Hi-tech Rickshaw To Carry People Across Hammersmith Bridge

City Shuffle service will be bookable online

Cyclist Fights for Life After Fulham Palace Road Collision
Cyclist Fights for Life After Fulham Palace Road Collision

Victim in hospital after being hit by a bus

Night Tube Set To Return in November
Night Tube Set To Return in November

Service being reintroduced initially on Central and Victoria Lines

Insulate Britain Banned From Chiswick Roundabout and Hammersmith Gyratory
Insulate Britain Banned From Chiswick Roundabout and Hammersmith Gyratory

TfL obtains injunction to prevent key junctions being blocked

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

Ellen and William Craft honoured at former Cambridge Grove Home

Dumped Hammersmith Fridge Becoming Local Landmark
Dumped Hammersmith Fridge Becoming Local Landmark

Fly-tipped appliance has been on Leamore Street for over a month

Hammersmith MP Joins Call for Ban on Injury Compensation Calls
Hammersmith MP Joins Call for Ban on Injury Compensation Calls

Andy Slaughter pushing for more cold calling restrictions

Think Tank Calls For E-scooter Legalisation
Think Tank Calls For E-scooter Legalisation

Believes more transport options will decrease reliance on cars

Heavy Rainfall Forces Kings Mall Closures
Heavy Rainfall Forces Kings Mall Closures

Leaks from the ceiling shut parts of the shopping centre

Nearly Half the Borough
Nearly Half the Borough's Schools Contain Harmful Materials

Seven buildings found to have most harmful type of asbestos

Safety is Paramount Says Hammersmith Academy Headteacher
Safety is Paramount Says Hammersmith Academy Headteacher

Covid testing regime in place as schools return

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

Mayor honours former wrestler who saved two people from drowning

Refurb of Ravenscourt Court Park Cafe Set To Begin
Refurb of Ravenscourt Court Park Cafe Set To Begin

Project scheduled to be completed by next Spring

Mercury Prize for Hammersmith
Mercury Prize for Hammersmith's Arlo Park

Locally born singer/song-writer wins for her debut album

Solicitor Accused of Injecting Blood into Food
Solicitor Accused of Injecting Blood into Food

Leoaai Elghareeb charged with targeting Fulham Palace Road supermarkets

Vaccine Take Up Stalls in Hammersmith and Fulham
Vaccine Take Up Stalls in Hammersmith and Fulham

Less than half of younger age groups have had the jab

More Details Emerge of Upgraded King Street Cycleway
More Details Emerge of Upgraded King Street Cycleway

Council says new design will be bi-directional as in permanent scheme

Hammersmith Bridge Stabilisation To Cost Less Than Expected
Hammersmith Bridge Stabilisation To Cost Less Than Expected

Council to proceed with project that will be finished within a year

Convicted Terrorist Drove Hammersmith & Fulham Bin Lorry
Convicted Terrorist Drove Hammersmith & Fulham Bin Lorry

Breached terms of his release by not informing authorities

Blind Campaigners Call for E-scooter Trial To Be Ditched
Blind Campaigners Call for E-scooter Trial To Be Ditched

Claim they are a trip hazard and make disabled people fearful to leave home

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The Italian Plumber: Oh, what a friendly little dog Part 2

Artists At Home Xmas Auction Goes Live
Artists At Home Xmas Auction Goes Live

Proceeds will go to support The Upper Room charity

Elizabeth McGovern Starring in Play at the Riverside Studios
Elizabeth McGovern Starring in Play at the Riverside Studios

'AVA: The Secret Conversations' is the theatre's first big production of next year

Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith
Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith

Delays in store on due to local road and lane closures

London
London's New Year Fireworks Display Cancelled

Event called off due to 'uncertainties caused by Covid'

Transport Disruption Ahead in Hammersmith
Transport Disruption Ahead in Hammersmith

Engineering work affecting tube and rail services this weekend

Riverside Artists Group Launches River Theme Projects
Riverside Artists Group Launches River Theme Projects

Events include clay workshops in Brentford and a Whistler Walk along the Thames

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

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

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

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

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

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

John Parnham Kidz World At Eelbrook Common and Normand Park
John Parnham Kidz World At Eelbrook Common and Normand Park

Lots of fun for all the family

Lifestyle

The West London Queer Project December Events
The West London Queer Project December Events

Come along and enjoy some much needed sparkle

Welcome To Promised Care Ltd
Welcome To Promised Care Ltd

Careworkers to provide live-in and live-out care to private clients

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

Estate agent believes bridge fiasco one reason for 15% increase

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

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

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

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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