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Off-peak All Day Fridays To Be Trialed on Tube and Rail
Off-peak All Day Fridays To Be Trialed on Tube and Rail

New fare structure to be introduced on 8 March

Another Round of Bus Controller Strikes Ahead
Another Round of Bus Controller Strikes Ahead

Union says Abellio failed to make improved pay offer

Council Launches Second Phase of Green Investment Fund
Council Launches Second Phase of Green Investment Fund

Offering 4.6% return to resident willing to provide capital

Ravenscourt Square Residents Fight Hospital Traffic Plans
Ravenscourt Square Residents Fight Hospital Traffic Plans

'Peaceful community under threat' from Royal Masonic development

South Fulham Clean Air Scheme to Be Made Permanent
South Fulham Clean Air Scheme to Be Made Permanent

Trial expansion of initial restrictions deemed a success by council

Read Easy Ealing
Read Easy Ealing

More than 14,000 people around the Ealing area struggle with reading. We’re here to help.

Council Gives Out Big Contract to Tackle Mould
Council Gives Out Big Contract to Tackle Mould

Borough named as the worst in the country for the issue in 2021

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

Heathrow Airport to Publish Revised Strategy Shortly
Heathrow Airport to Publish Revised Strategy Shortly

Campaigners fear measures will be introduced to increase capacity

Vehicles Scrapped Due to ULEZ to Be Sent to Ukraine
Vehicles Scrapped Due to ULEZ to Be Sent to Ukraine

Consignment includes 50 decommissioned ambulances

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

Ombudsman report describes systematic failure in its provision

Work Completed on Hammersmith Super Sewer Site
Work Completed on Hammersmith Super Sewer Site

Pumping station also gains plaque celebrating former resident Queen Caroline

Call to Use Camera Funds for Measures that
Call to Use Camera Funds for Measures that 'Benefit Everyone'

Deputation suggests more school streets and EV charge points

Local London Overground Service Now the Mildmay Line
Local London Overground Service Now the Mildmay Line

Name chosen is of a hospital in Shoreditch specialising in HIV

Hammersmith Bridge Boat Crash Caused £100,000 Worth of Damage
Hammersmith Bridge Boat Crash Caused £100,000 Worth of Damage

Council says it will ask the boat hire company to pay

North End Road Chicken Cottage Denied Licence Extension
North End Road Chicken Cottage Denied Licence Extension

Fast food outlet had previously been warned for staying open too late

Thames Water Removing North End Road
Thames Water Removing North End Road 'Concreteberg'

6-week road closure required after illegal dumping caused blockage in sewer

Lion Appears at Fulham Palace Road School
Lion Appears at Fulham Palace Road School

Kensington Wade celebrates Chinese New Year

Hammersmith Bridge to Temporarily Reopen for Cyclists
Hammersmith Bridge to Temporarily Reopen for Cyclists

People will be able to ride bikes across for ten weeks

Details of Planned Garden Waste Service Revealed
Details of Planned Garden Waste Service Revealed

Optional annual subscription fee of £65 being proposed

Six Storey Block and Mews Houses Planned for Goldhawk Road
Six Storey Block and Mews Houses Planned for Goldhawk Road

Locally-listed building to be demolished to make way

Sadiq Khan Dismisses His Chances of Record Victory
Sadiq Khan Dismisses His Chances of Record Victory

Mayor says he does not believe polls showing him with big lead

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

New planning document envisages tunnel through town centre

Earl
Earl's Court Padel Facility Gets Alcohol Licence

Five temporary courts to be built on the exhibition centre site

Council
Council 'Reluctantly Accepts' Need for Maximum Rent Rise

Says 7.7% increase required to allow services to tenants to be maintained

Mayor Says Fare Freeze Will Discourage Working from Home
Mayor Says Fare Freeze Will Discourage Working from Home

Tories suggest 'Taylor Swift-style' pricing model on public transport

Anger Over Refusal to Take Public
Anger Over Refusal to Take Public's Questions at Council Meeting

Labour councillors voted against extending time allowed

Progress Made in the Battle Against Flytipping
Progress Made in the Battle Against Flytipping

Hammersmith & Fulham sees biggest reduction in incidents in London

Call out to help build West London
Call out to help build West London's LGBTQ+ Archives

With documents, pictures, or anything that could be donated to local collections.

Council Says
Council Says 'Difficult Times' Force Maximum Tax Rise

Hammersmith & Fulham pledges to invest rather than cut in year ahead

Timetable Changes Planned for Local Bus Routes
Timetable Changes Planned for Local Bus Routes

Increased service on 306 and 283 routes but 228 being cut

Grove Neighbourhood Centre Stalwart Given MBE
Grove Neighbourhood Centre Stalwart Given MBE

Vivienne Wood's community work recognised in New Year's honours list

Barons Court Tube Station Poised for Makeover
Barons Court Tube Station Poised for Makeover

Paint work of station to be changed to District line colours

Council Wants to Buy Lillie Road Homeless Shelter
Council Wants to Buy Lillie Road Homeless Shelter

Says it can be purchased for 'significantly below' market rate

Over 100 Attacks Made on Council Staff Over Five Years
Over 100 Attacks Made on Council Staff Over Five Years

Parking attendants, enforcement officers and school staff among victims

Council Launches London Borough of Culture Bid
Council Launches London Borough of Culture Bid

Hammersmith & Fulham aiming for role in 2025

Council and Mayor Disagree on Hammersmith Bridge Toll
Council and Mayor Disagree on Hammersmith Bridge Toll

Leader says Sadiq Khan and government must make decision on funding

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A Thank You from Andy Needham
A Thank You from Andy Needham's L'Amorosa

And introducing a monthly tasting menu on Wednesdays

Latymer Upper School Play Deals with
Latymer Upper School Play Deals with 'Experiment in Friendship'

Work by former pupil looks at the historic connection with a German school

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

New POSK Exhibition on Poles in Exile During WWII
New POSK Exhibition on Poles in Exile During WWII

Hearts of Freedom tells of a Polish school in occupied France

Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith
Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith

Delays in store on due to local road and lane closures

Join The Friends of Ravenscourt Park Walled Garden
Join The Friends of Ravenscourt Park Walled Garden

Volunteers welcome to help maintain local hidden gem

Transport Disruption Ahead in Hammersmith
Transport Disruption Ahead in Hammersmith

Engineering work and strikes affecting tube and rail services

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

All welcome to join new weekly event at Livat

The Doctor Encounters the Daleks in Hammersmith
The Doctor Encounters the Daleks in Hammersmith

Sylvester McCoy returns to the original set with Sophie Aldred

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

Monthly sessions in King Street aim to tackle throwaway culture

Guardians of the Galaxy Star Becomes Local Mind Ambassador
Guardians of the Galaxy Star Becomes Local Mind Ambassador

Will Poulter helping spread the message on mental health

New Exhibition on Victorian Designer John Henry Dearle
New Exhibition on Victorian Designer John Henry Dearle

William Morris Society hosting display at Kelmscott House

Glass in an Arts and Crafts Home
Glass in an Arts and Crafts Home

New exhibition begins at Emery Walker's House

Motorcycles and e-scooters Banned from Thames Path
Motorcycles and e-scooters Banned from Thames Path

Restrictions introduced from Chiswick Mall to Chelsea Harbour

Bus Controllers
Bus Controllers' Strike to Hit Local Routes

Abellio staff planning industrial action on six days

Get Out and About in Hammersmith This Winter
Get Out and About in Hammersmith This Winter

Learn more about our neighbourhood on a free guided walk

Lifestyle

The Italian Plumber
The Italian Plumber

I’m gonna have the runs

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

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

Popeyes Opens in Hammersmith Broadway
Popeyes Opens in Hammersmith Broadway

New chicken restaurant launches with music, prizes and free food

Noodles on the Menu at Hammersmith
Noodles on the Menu at Hammersmith's Newest Restaurant

Launch of Master Wei completes 'foodie triangle' east of Broadway

Flat Iron Set to Serve up Steaks on the Broadway
Flat Iron Set to Serve up Steaks on the Broadway

Another addition to spate of restaurant opening in town centre

New Seafood Restaurant Faber Opens on Hammersmith Road
New Seafood Restaurant Faber Opens on Hammersmith Road

With Chinese cuisine from Master Wei coming soon to area east of Broadway

River Cafe
River Cafe's Sister Restaurant Set to Stay

Sylvia's becomes permanent fixture on Hammersmith's riverfront

Saigon Saigon Confirms it is Permanently Closed
Saigon Saigon Confirms it is Permanently Closed

Owners of Vietnamese restaurant launch venture in Shepherd's Bush

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

Property

Two Tier Property Market Emerging in Hammersmith
Two Tier Property Market Emerging in Hammersmith

Brisk trade in high value houses while flat sales 'moribund'

Stamford Brook Vicarage Remains Unsold Despite Price Cut
Stamford Brook Vicarage Remains Unsold Despite Price Cut

Current owner offers to redesign it to buyer's specification

£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

M&S Ten Storey King Street Scheme
M&S Ten Storey King Street Scheme 'Needs Wholesale Improvement'

Hammersmith Society objects to plans after new images show true impact

Community

Latest Hammersmith Jobs

Employment opportunities in the local area

Earls Court Community Fund Hands Out £180,000
Earls Court Community Fund Hands Out £180,000

Over twenty local organisations receive grants

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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