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Heathrow Airport to Move to Single Runway Operation
Number of flights has been drastically reduced due to pandemic
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Five London Bus Workers Die From Coronavirus
Union calls on government to provide Personal Protective Equipment
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Met Wants New Armoured Vehicles to Tackle Public Disorder
Claim request is not linked to concerns about coronavirus pandemic
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Brentford FC Scale Back Work on Stadium Construction Site
No date given for opening as players agree to defer their wages
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Weekly Update From Councillor Guy Lambert
It's all about getting food to the people who need it most
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Hounslow Teachers Suffer a Loss
Sudden death of Brentford resident Marilyn Bater, former Hounslow Secretary to NEU
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Mayor Asks London's Football Clubs to Help the NHS
Wants them to loan medical staff, facilities and vehicles to hospitals
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Hounslow Council Community Support Hub Goes Live
Providing food to isolated and vulnerable residents
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Child Poverty Soars to Five Year High in London
Picture set to get worse due to economic impact of pandemic
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250 Retired Police Officers Returning to the Met
Recalled to help service deal with staff shortages during pandemic
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Beware Covid-19 Scammers
Check before clicking on a link in an unsolicited email, text or placing an online order
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NHS Doctor Dies from Covid-19 at West Middlesex Hospital
First working surgeon to be victim of coronavirus
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Hounslow Council Gets Emergency Funding For COVID-19
Help for adult and child social care, homeless people and vulnerable residents
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Hounslow Council Defends Parking Policy During Crisis
Enforcement continues but more temporary residents permits allowed
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Cyclists Banned from Richmond Park
Royal Parks suspends cycling following social distancing concerns
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Syon House and Gardens Clap For Carers
The house turns blue in support of all the carers on the front line
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Construction Work On Cycleway 9 To Be Suspended
Work expected to come to a complete stop by this weekend after site made safe
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Greggs to Cross the Road
Application to transform the former Martins newsagent into Greggs
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Union Wades into Row Over Overcrowding on Tube
Aslef wants non-essential workplaces shut to reduce passenger numbers
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Local Foodbank Appeals For Masks And Gloves For Volunteers
Increase in need for home deliveries for those self-isolating or ill
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Emergency Appeal Set Up To Help Fund Local Hospitals
Rapid Response Fund to support West Middlesex and Chelsea & Westminster during crisis
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Big Fall in Tube Use After Appeal From Mayor
Sadiq Khan dismisses health secretary's claim that full service is possible
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Hounslow Council Pledges To Support Vulnerable Residents And Businesses
Setting up e-newsletter with updates on latest information
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Council Ramps Up Coronavirus Response by Suspending Services
Libraries, leisure centres and community halls now closed
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Support Your Local Businesses
Deliveries and takeaways in Brentford for you
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Brentford Comes Together to Offer Support
Local Volunteers Mobilise to Help Neighbours During Pandemic
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Work on the Cemetery at St Lawrence's Church
Brentford Voice ask Ballymore for an update on the progress
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Foodbank Appeals For Donations During Outbreak
'Committed to keeping the service running' in time of extra need
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Hounslow Council Pledges To Support Vulnerable Residents And Businesses
Setting up e-newsletter with updates on latest information
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University of West London Stops Face-to-face Learning
Moves to online learning support and minimal non-essential contact
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Inauguration of New Support Group
Action Isleworth Mothers set up to discuss issues around youth violence
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300 London Hotel Rooms Offered to Rough Sleepers
Mayor block-books accommodation to protect homeless against COVID-19
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Isleworth Man Charged in Connection With Murder of Jazz Trumpeter
Parts of Blaise Algar's dismembered body were found on Hounslow Heath
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Coronavirus Isolation Units Set Up in West London
Specialist pods operating in West Middlesex and Ealing Hospitals
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Lovebox 2020 Announces Cancellation
Gunnersbury Park pop festival latest event to be called off due to pandemic
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Osterley 10k Race Rescheduled
Local running community adapting to current difficult situation
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Upcoming Disruption on Public Transport
Tubes and trains affected by engineering works and strikes
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Brentford Voice Cancel Canal Festival
Due to Coronavirus festival will have to wait a year
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Forthcoming Roadworks in Brentford
Traffic delays likely in the local area due to lane and road closures
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Train Services To Be Reduced
Demand declined by up to 69 per cent reflecting government health advice
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Syon House and Gardens Closes
Local parks and leisure take action to avoid the spread of COVID-19
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Watermans Suspends Screenings and Shows
With a 'heavy heart' all cancelled until next month at least
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Gunnersbury Park Museum Closes and parkrun Suspended
The park itself and the cafe remain open for visitors
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Celebrations and Commemorations Postponed
40th West London Local History Conference to be delayed due to Corona Virus
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POSTPONED: Double Exhibition at Johnsons Island
Faces and found objects are explored in this new exhibition
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Brentford's Market Square Next to be Greened
Join in the community planting with Air Quality Brentford
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Closure of Friendship Group 'a Loss' For the Elderly
However community response to calls for aid for vulnerable has been huge
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Plan to Replace Gunnersbury Park Bowls Club with Mini Golf Course
Putt in the Park submit application
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Talk Club for Men at Griffin Park
Brentford FC and its Community Sports Trust host mental health evening for fans
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Liam Gallagher and Eric Cantona Film In Gunnersbury Park
Video for singer's new release 'Once' shows Cantona dressed as a King
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RMT Suspends Strike Action on South Western Railway
Four days of disruption were planned on the network later this month
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Jeremy Vine Attends Breakfast Event For Cycle Highway Workers
Broadcaster joins pro-cycling group welcoming start of construction at Kew Bridge
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Getting Girls Active Across London
Brentford FC Community Sports Trust joins thirteen other professional clubs as London United
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Live Travel Updates for Brentford
Incidents on local roads and public transport
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Events in Brentford
What's on when and where in the local area
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 Leisure
Turning Fitness On Its Head
Too busy to exercise? Don't like gyms? Then fit20 could be the solution for you…
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Quality In An Age of Change
At Hammond's Butchers and Deli
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Funding Boost for Mulberry Centre
Ruth Cadbury MP welcomes the award from the People's Postcode Lottery
 Property
Further Details of Plans for Homebase and Tesco Sites Revealed
Over 2,000 homes near Gillette Corner 'biggest development in area for years'
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Second Highest Price Ever Paid for House in Brentford
Bright spot in property market that ended 2019 with a whimper
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Mercury House Expansion is Approved
Local Greens disappointed as decision 'ignores climate change impact of boilers'
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Ballymore Refused Planning Permission For Rye by the Water Site
Council believed to have been concerned about lack of flood risk assessment
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Brentford Developments in the Pipeline
What is the happening with major developments as of February
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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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GLA Renews Concerns Over 'Fourth Mile' Scheme At B&Q Site
roject of 258 flats and hotel 'does not yet comply' with London Plan
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L&Q Submit Amended Plans for Morrisons Site
With changes to public space, appearance and layout
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Amended Plans Submitted for Station Parade Site
Would continue line of shops with three storeys of flats above
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Syon Park Seek a New Road
Claim that Church Street closure has had significant effect on journey times for customers
 Community
Where Should the Brentford Fountain Be?
Brentford Voice collate the views of the local community
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Fix My Brentford Street
Report problems such as potholes and uncollected rubbish in your local area
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Boston Manor Secures National Lottery Support
Over £3.5 million for the redevelopment of the park
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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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New Operator Sought for Garden Centre
Northumberland Estates looking for replacement provider in Syon Park
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