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Local Community Groups Receive £270,000 in Grants
Beneficiaries include The Mulberry Centre and the West London Queer Project
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GLA Transport Committee Urges TfL Rethink on Bus Cuts
Says proposals would hit low-income and disabled passengers hardest
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Teenager Stabbed on Green Dragon Lane
Fifteen-year-old boy's injuries reported to be not life-threatening
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TfL Warns of Severe Strike Disruption This Week
Perfect storm industrial action on rail, tube and buses
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Major New Building Proposed at West Mid Hospital
Ambulatory Diagnostic Centre would cater to cancer patients and provide dialysis
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Santander Cycles Launches e-bikes and Changes Pricing Structure
Daily access charge scrapped and replaced with monthly membership
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Ruth Cadbury Blasts Sharp Decline in Neighbourhood Police Numbers
Latest figures show local teams have decreased by 61%
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Majestic Wine Warehouse Closing Brentford Store
Unit on London Road to be taken over by neighbour Pets at Home
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Council Refuses Permission for Market Place Mast
Planners say 20-metre-high pole would have caused significant harm
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Failure To Evict Dead Pigeons But Success on Other Issues
Brentford West councillor Lara Parizotto reports back on her week
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Can You Help Do Some Watering on Netley Road?
Air Quality Brentford ask for assistance in maintaining its planters
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Ruth Cadbury Gives Backing to Allotment Campaign
Says development of Park Road site would be 'deeply damaging' after visit
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Kew House School Plans New Sixth Form Centre
Wants to convert offices in Strand on the Green into classrooms
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Emergency Cuts Possible as TfL Runs on Cash Reserves
No funding agreed before bailout settlement deadline
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South Western Railway Warns of Four More Days of Disruption
Strike action likely to hit services again this month
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Police Officer Involved in Fatal Brentford Collision Exonerated
Independent investigation concludes force policies were adhered to
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Local Bus Services to Be Disrupted by Two Days of Strikes
London Underground dispute could be taking place at same time
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Heritage Exhibition Launched at the West Mid Hospital
Over 100 years of history celebrated in new display
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Brentford Warned to Brace for 'Carmageddon'
Commencement of A4 roadworks likely to cause traffic chaos until Christmas
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Committed to Dressing Up as a Sausage Roll for His Constituents
Syon & Brentford Lock councillor Dan Bowring reports back on his week
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'Positive Action Initiative' Launched by Local Police
SNT team wants to hear residents' views on crime and policing in the area
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Network Rail Issues Apology to Brentford Fans
Local train stations to be closed on day of match against Manchester United
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Emergency Measures Implemented to Prevent Grass Fires
Two major incidents in Hounslow borough prompt response from council
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Council Issues Reminder to Safely Dispose of Batteries
Can cause fires in dumps and bin lorries when put in general waste
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West Mid Hospital Appoints Photographer in Residence
Ejatu Shaw to take pictures celebrating NHS staff over the summer
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Opposition Says Hounslow Council Failing To Get a Grip on Weeds
Claims environmentally friendly ways to tackle problem are available
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Gunnersbury Park Museum To Feature Area's Industrial Heritage
Grant obtained to run a 'Temples of Industry' project
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New Plan Submitted for Station Parade Housing Scheme
Developer increases number of flats after securing extra plot of land
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Brentford Community Stadium Has Been Renamed
Stadium naming rights sold to home appliance manufacturer Gtech
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Mega-mast Proposal for Wellmeadow Road Allotments
22.5 metre high structure would include 12 antennas and four dishes
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Friends Groups Encouraged by Council's Commitment to Parks
Meeting held with new lead member for Parks Salman Shaheen
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Weekly Update From Councillor Guy Lambert
Should the borough's parched parks be getting Brown Flag Awards?
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GLA Conservatives Question Value of ULEZ Expansion
Claim actual impact of scheme on pollution levels will be negligible
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Gunnersbury Park & Museum Seeks New Trustees
Also looking to recruit a new Chair of the Board
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Mayor Opens Brentford Ambulance Training Facility
Sadiq Khan joined by Ruth Cadbury to meet with trainee crews
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Prolific Shoplifter from Brentford Jailed
Two years in prison for Rasa Truncate after she was caught in Hounslow
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Greggs Poised to Return to the High Street
Bakery chain converting former Barclays Bank premises
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Hounslow Council Plans Crackdown on HMO Blight
Responding to residents' complaints about noise and anti-social behaviour
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Fifteen People Forced to Flee Church Road Flat Fire
Man taken to hospital after blaze in Isleworth
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New Housing Ban Possible Due to Electricity Grid Capacity
GLA says that it may take ten years for Ealing and Hounslow to be upgraded
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Osterley Sports Pavilion Catches Fire Overnight
60 firefighters tackle blaze at cricket club on Tentelow Road
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Brentford FC Get Green Light for 'Temporary' Training Facilities
New buildings on Jersey Road will be in place for five years
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Concerns Raised About Huge Parking Fine Write-off
Hounslow Council gives up on £2.6 million in unpaid debts
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Anger Over Plan for 'Monster Mast' in Market Place
Vodaphone wants to install 20 metre high pole in conservation area
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Brentford Developments in the Pipeline
What is happening with major schemes in the area as of July
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Government Chaos Might Significantly Delay Tesco/Homebase Plan
Three different Ministers could be in role during public inquiry
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Stories that have appeared in this site's newsletter
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Osterley Bookshop Annual September Sale - Win a £20 voucher!
Visit this gem of a bookshop for all books under £8 at HALF PRICE from 1st to 30th September
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Brentford Nursery Celebrating Following Good Inspection
The Pump House Day Nursery has received its first OFSTED rating
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John Parnham's Kids World at Ravenscourt Park This Summer
Funfair, splash pool, sandpit, adventure playground and Dino Experience!
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What To Do With A Leaky Radiator And Other Plumbing Problems
Question and answer session with The Italian Plumber
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What's On At Watermans Cinema This Week
Films include DC League Of Super-Pets, Hit The Road and Where The Crawdads Sing
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Storytelling This August at the Musical Museum
Free events for children include live, music and puppetry
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Extended Closure Planned on Hounslow Loop
Track will be shut for signalling upgrade for four days in August
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Forthcoming Disruption on Public Transport
Tubes and trains affected by engineering works and strikes
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Roadworks Ahead in Brentford
Traffic delays likely in the local area due to lane and road closures
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Water and Steam Museum to Host Eco-festival
Day of events for all the family to finish with an evening rock concert
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Creative Mile Set to Return This Year
Brentford Art Trail to take place in the first weekend of September
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Open Night Mic Events To Be Held in Watermans Park
Free to attend shows will include music, poetry and other performances
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What's on This Summer at Gunnersbury Park
Highlights include Exhibition of women's football to coincide with the Euros
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Grassroots Female Football Session Held in Gunnersbury Park
Event takes place as Women's EURO tournament begins
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National Recognition for London Museum of Water & Steam
Shortlisted for Family Friendly Museum Award
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Local Samaritans Branch Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Guest speakers, former directors and former volunteers attend party
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60 Years of Rock Celebrated at the Musical Museum
New books says birth of genre marked by opening of The Ealing Club
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Moving the Goalposts for Afghan Refugee Girls
Actonians LFC and Abresham FC co-host Football Festival
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Christian Eriksen and Thomas Frank Visit Heart Screening Event
Fans delighted by surprise appearance at Gunnersbury Park
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Up To 20,000 Could Attend Gunnersbury Live Concerts
Rufus du Sol and Rex Orange County already booked for this summer
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Linda Massey Prepares for the Return of The Brentford Festival
She shares her diary as manager of event in Blondin Park
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Celebration of Women's Football in England Continues at Gunnersbury Park
Find out about those that paved the way for the Lionesses
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Ealing Studios' Golden Years To Be Celebrated in Online Gallery
Gunnersbury Park showcasing the work of photographer Roy Gough
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 Leisure
5 Ways To Protect Your Pets From Electrical Hazards
SES Electrical Contractors gives some useful advice
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Lifelong Love of Brentford Inspired by Game in Nazi Germany
Escape by kindertransport led to the stands at Griffin Park
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New Petition Started for Return of Lucozade Sign
Hounslow Council being asked to place it on the Ballymore car park
 Property
Planners Give Green Light To New Firestone House Plan
Deem proposal worthy success to iconic building formerly on the site
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Massive Development Proposed for Sega Building Site
Over 1,000 flats could be built next to Brentford Community Stadium
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Details of Latest Proposals for Heidelberg Site Revealed
Second stage of consultation over Montgomery Court development
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Tesco/Homebase Inquiry Hearings Delayed Until September
Heritage expert witness not available until that time
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Verdo Kew Bridge 'All That Matters' for Brentford Property
Agents watching closely how huge development around stadium sells
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Can Brentford Digest the Huge Looming Supply of Flats?
Local agents offer differing assessments of the market so far this year
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Minister Gives Green Light for Watermans Relocation
Permission granted for development of riverside flats
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Stamp Duty Holiday Fails To Boost Brentford Property Market
Cladding issues seen as factor as only 15 sales reported in three months
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'The Problem With Brentford is Nobody Wants To Leave'
Estate agents react to dire figures for property market sales
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Capital Interchange Way Project Gets Green Light
Three towers up to 16 storeys high to be built opposite Citroen garage
 Community
A Look Inside St. Lawrence's Church At Last
Brentford's oldest building opened to the public for first time in 25 years
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Roman Hearths and 17th Century Cellars Found at Construction Site
Artefacts recovered during dig near Brentford High Street
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TW8's Population Set To Increase By 40% in a Decade
Call to action from Brentford Voice to help shape area in time of rapid change
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Over Seven Years to Rebuild Brentford's High Street
Initial demolition to be complete by end of the year
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Does The Quest for the Holy Grail End in Isleworth?
Claim made that sacred relic is buried in secret crypt under local river
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Fix My Brentford Street
Report problems such as potholes and uncollected rubbish in your local area
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Council Report Highlights Risk To Homes in Brentford
Over a 1,000 properties could flood in 'once in a century' weather event
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