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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

One Millionth Rose Voucher Given Out at North End Road Market
One Millionth Rose Voucher Given Out at North End Road Market

Scheme aims to help families in need in the borough

Local Youth Charged with Twickenham Murder
Local Youth Charged with Twickenham Murder

16-year-old from the borough accused of broad daylight stabbing

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

Service being reintroduced initially on Central and Victoria Lines

No Fireworks Display in Ravenscourt Park This Year
No Fireworks Display in Ravenscourt Park This Year

Council scraps event due to continuing high rates of Covid-19

250,000 on London
250,000 on London's Council Home Waiting List

Capital described as 'epicentre of the housing crisis'

New Call For London To Have Smart Road Charging
New Call For London To Have Smart Road Charging

Think tank believes levies on motorists should be based on miles travelled

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

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

HomeLess Made selling greeting cards and t-shirts

Santander Cycle Hire Use Reaches Record Level
Santander Cycle Hire Use Reaches Record Level

Over 1 million hires during the month of September

London Firefighters Down By a Thousand Over Last Decade
London Firefighters Down By a Thousand Over Last Decade

Union blames government cuts for decline in service

Mayor Says Recent Cases Have
Mayor Says Recent Cases Have 'Shattered Confidence' in the Police

Calls for thorough inquiry into Met failings

Most HGVs Already Meet ULEZ Standards
Most HGVs Already Meet ULEZ Standards

Non-compliant larger vehicles would face charge of £300 a day

£1.7 Billion Needed To Keep London
£1.7 Billion Needed To Keep London's Transport Running

TfL argues more funds should be given for Piccadilly line signalling

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

TFL Seeks To Act on Falling Mask Compliance
TFL Seeks To Act on Falling Mask Compliance

Mayor wants government to introduce byelaw to allow fines to be issued

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

Believes more transport options will decrease reliance on cars

Weekly Capping Being Introduced for Oyster on Tube and Rail
Weekly Capping Being Introduced for Oyster on Tube and Rail

Measure means it is no longer necessary to buy a weekly Travelcard

Jennifer Arcuri Claims PM Did Not Ask For Her To Go on Trips
Jennifer Arcuri Claims PM Did Not Ask For Her To Go on Trips

Says their relationship had no bearing on her being included

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 Final 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

First Afghan Refugee Family Arrives in Hammersmith & Fulham
First Afghan Refugee Family Arrives in Hammersmith & Fulham

Four properties identified in the borough as suitable housing

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

Leoaai Elghareeb charged with targeting Fulham Palace Road supermarkets

Five Local Men Jailed for Killing Taekwondo Star
Five Local Men Jailed for Killing Taekwondo Star

Gang refuse to reveal why they ran over and beat teenager to death

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

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

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

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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

It Shouldn
It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber

The Italian Plumber: Oh, what a friendly little dog

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

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

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

Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement
Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement

First exhibition at Emery Walker's House opens this August

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

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

Lifestyle

Welcome To Promised Care Ltd
Welcome To Promised Care Ltd

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

Visit The London Transport Depot Museum This September
Visit The London Transport Depot Museum This September

A whole host of fun activities for all the family

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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