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Fifteen Arrests in Crackdown on Drug Dealing in the Borough
Fifteen Arrests in Crackdown on Drug Dealing in the Borough

Ten warrants executed simultaneously in dawn swoop

Next Generation Hire Bikes Hit Streets of Hammersmith & Fulham
Next Generation Hire Bikes Hit Streets of Hammersmith & Fulham

Lime introduces upgraded e-bikes with gears and improved acceleration

West Kensington Massage Therapist Sexually Assaulted Clients
West Kensington Massage Therapist Sexually Assaulted Clients

Mongkhon Thopwan was based at Nine Lucksa on North End Road

Blind Woman Had To Sleep on Floor Due To Council Errors
Blind Woman Had To Sleep on Floor Due To Council Errors

She was sent a blow-up mattress when promised bed wasn't delivered

Fines To Be Issued for Driving on Cycle Lanes on Red Routes
Fines To Be Issued for Driving on Cycle Lanes on Red Routes

Motorists could have to pay £160 as TfL given new powers

Mayor Accuses Government of Lack of Engagement on TfL Funding
Mayor Accuses Government of Lack of Engagement on TfL Funding

New short term package agreed meaning more cuts likely

Council Called Out Over Lack of School Streets
Council Called Out Over Lack of School Streets

Borough only one in inner London not to have a programme

Assembly Member
Assembly Member's Second Hand Car Advice Unwelcome

Says anyone affected by ULEZ expansion could buy compliant vehicle for £3,000

Full House at Livat as JD Sports Takes Over Last Empty Space
Full House at Livat as JD Sports Takes Over Last Empty Space

Library of Things also opens on King Street mall in run up to 'Midsommar'

Hammersmith Road Office Block Wins Prestigious Award
Hammersmith Road Office Block Wins Prestigious Award

Architects' Institute judges praise 'inspiring' building and hidden public garden

Sadiq Khan Says London Prepared to Welcome Eurovision
Sadiq Khan Says London Prepared to Welcome Eurovision

Organisers have ruled out Ukraine as a venue for next year's contest

Partnership Aims To Boost Number of EV Charge Points
Partnership Aims To Boost Number of EV Charge Points

Council wants to have a charger in every street by end of year

Council Planning Blunder Led To Loss of Privacy
Council Planning Blunder Led To Loss of Privacy

New development built with views into woman's home

Transport Funding Deal Set To Go to the Wire Again
Transport Funding Deal Set To Go to the Wire Again

Grant Shapps says savings targets not met despite planned service cuts

Cost of Living Crisis May Spark Rise in Violent Crime
Cost of Living Crisis May Spark Rise in Violent Crime

Sadiq Khan warns that City Hall analysis points to challenges ahead

New Community Hub for Gibbs Green Estate
New Community Hub for Gibbs Green Estate

Centre will provide home for scouts as well as events and social gatherings

Pedestrian Hit by Car on Hammersmith Flyover Dies
Pedestrian Hit by Car on Hammersmith Flyover Dies

More witnesses sought as victim named as Benjamin Dewhurst

Latymer Upper Pupils Excel at Chemistry Olympiad
Latymer Upper Pupils Excel at Chemistry Olympiad

Two students from Shepherd's Bush win prizes

Doorstep Library Wants Reading Volunteers
Doorstep Library Wants Reading Volunteers

Help bring the joy of books to children across the borough

 Pedestrian Fights for Life After West Kensington Collision
 Pedestrian Fights for Life After West Kensington Collision

Man in his seventies hit by car on North End Road

Fulham Palace Road Man Jailed for Attempted Rape
Fulham Palace Road Man Jailed for Attempted Rape

Antonino Giagu threatened sex worker with knife

Big Changes Ahead For Bus Services in Hammersmith
Big Changes Ahead For Bus Services in Hammersmith

Programme of proposed cuts includes scrapping of local routes

Benedict Cumberbatch Makes Return To LAMDA
Benedict Cumberbatch Makes Return To LAMDA

Students invited to Q&A session with award-winning actor and producer

Warmer Homes Programme Extended By the Mayor
Warmer Homes Programme Extended By the Mayor

Up to 45,000 households to be contacted urging them to apply for grants

Next Phase of Cycleway 9 Works Begins
Next Phase of Cycleway 9 Works Begins

Overnight road closures around Hammersmith Gyratory will be required

Local Foodbank Pioneer Given Freedom of Borough
Local Foodbank Pioneer Given Freedom of Borough

Daphine Aikens set up Hammersmith & Fulham Foodbank in 2010

New Head for Local Dementia Action Alliance
New Head for Local Dementia Action Alliance

Dhivya Venkat to chair the HFDAA which co-ordinates work of H&F groups

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

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

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

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

Iryna tells how she escaped Russian shelling of her hometown

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

Workers hurt on the Civic Centre development site

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

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

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

Beautician Scarred Hammersmith Charity Worker
Beautician Scarred Hammersmith Charity Worker

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

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

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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An Enchanting Taste of Tuscany in the Heart of West London
An Enchanting Taste of Tuscany in the Heart of West London

Villa di Geggiano's special lunch menu

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

'Painting Ulysses' At The Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith

Visual Art Exhibition showcases scenes from James Joyce's masterpiece

Hammersmith BID
Hammersmith BID's Summer Festival is Back

Free screenings of live sport, films and entertainment in Lyric Square

Imagine If Bridget Jones and Fleabag Had a Love Child
Imagine If Bridget Jones and Fleabag Had a Love Child

Love (to) Bits is to be staged at the Barons Court Theatre

The Walkers
The Walkers' Walls: A Study of Morris & Co. Wallpapers

New exhibits at Emery Walker's House going on display

Exhibition Explores the Art & Advocacy of May Morris
Exhibition Explores the Art & Advocacy of May Morris

Displays on Hammersmith Mall highlight work of often overlooked figure

Roman Tragedy Britannicus at the Lyric Theatre
Roman Tragedy Britannicus at the Lyric Theatre

Adaptation of Jean Racine's play tells of Nero's transformation into a tyrant

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

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

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

Musical version of the story of how Hitler was deceived

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

Guest speakers, former directors and former volunteers attend party

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

Even technophobes can now access weekly lunchtime performances

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

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

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

How does a £5,000 grant towards a low carbon heating system sound?
How does a £5,000 grant towards a low carbon heating system sound?

The Italian Plumber gives you the lowdown

Visit London Transport Museum’s Depot this July
Visit London Transport Museum’s Depot this July

For a fun green-themed weekend for all the family.

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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