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Squatters Left Watermans in 'Dire Mess' Says Council
Claims there is extensive signs of vandalism in the building
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Hounslow Council Expands Emissions Based Parking Charges
More bands to be introduced and CPZs and motorcycles now included
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A Rant About Homelessness and Housing Associations
Brentford West councillor Guy Lambert reports back
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Owl and Hedgehog Feature in New 'Garden of Resistance'
Save Gunnersbury Park Campaign renews its guerrilla activities
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Murder-Suicide on Occupation Lane in 1932
Nurse shot dead by father opposed to her choice of husband
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Consultation on Brentford Cycleway Extension Begins
Details published of plans for 850 metre section along the High Street
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'Shambolic' Meeting Narrowly Approves Ham Wharf Plan
Sixty 'affordable' waterside flats gain approval
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'Kindness is Key' Speech Wins Speak Out Challenge
HFEH Mind Youth Advisory Board Member Toby Yates crowned Grand Champion
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More Details of Tesco/Homebase Development to Be Revealed
Berkeley is holding series of public consultation events
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Water Company Revises Plans to Pump Treated Sewage into Thames
Four proposed shafts removed from project design
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Hounslow Borough Health Inequality Team Wins Award
Selected for its digital inclusion project
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Ruth Cadbury Questions Existence of Reform Candidate
David Kerr a no-show at hustings event and election night count
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Appeal to Identify 'Kew Bridge Man' 34 Years On
New image published of man discovered under railway bridge
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Affordable Homes System 'Creaking at the Seams' in London
Housing associations unable to take on stock that is being built
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Funding Provided for Bike Mechanic Courses
Train company cash boost for Hounslow Council scheme
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Ruth Cadbury's Majority Reduced to Four Figures
Labour retain Brentford and Isleworth despite seeing drop in votes
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New Consultation to Be Held on Cycleway 9 Extension
TfL to publish updated plans on section between Brentford and Syon Park
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Syrian Refugee Calls for the Right to Vote
Residents with indefinite leave to remain couldn't have say in General Election
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Two Local Schools Hold Renewable Runaround
Green Dragon and Kew Green pupils wore solar panels
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26 Mile 'Brentathon' Raises Money for Water Quality Testing
Anti-pollution campaigners walk length of River Brent
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APCOA Takes Over Local Boroughs' Litter Patrols
Company's staff now can issue fines in Ealing and Hounslow
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New App Blamed for Dial-a-Ride Problems
Services users say it has become less reliable since system implemented
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Fewer Spaces After Lidl Car Park Changes
Application understood to be affected by new regulations
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1,600 Bus Drivers on Local Routes Taking Part in Strike Ballot
The seven garages run by London United could face disruption
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Local Roads Ranked as Worst in Europe's Most Congested City
Only consolation is that Mexico City now has more traffic
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Refurbished Train Stock To Be Used on Local Lines
Upgraded carriages are interim measure ahead of new fleet delivery
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Plans Being Drawn Up for Huge GSK Site Redevelopment
Mixed use scheme will create a new neighbourhood in Brentford
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'Negligible' Impact from Mayor's Off-Peak Fridays Scheme
Opposition says trial has failed to significantly boost passenger numbers
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Who Can You Vote for in Brentford and Isleworth?
Information for on the local constituency in the General Election
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Organic Food Store to Open Near Kew Bridge
Mum's Whole Food has another branch in Green Lanes
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Michael Gove Visits Capital Interchange Way
Brings Tory battle bus to local building site
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Local Pastoral Mentor Gets King's Birthday Honour
BEM for Gunnersbury Catholic School's Selwyn Boothe
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Fury Over Evictions at Former Max Factor Building
Tenants include Brentford's only Mosque and local rowing school
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A Miserable Existence for Travelodge Kew Bridge 'Prisoners'
Views of Kew Gardens scant consolation for those housed there
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Lidl Confirms Plans to Take Over Former Morrisons
Opening is subject to grant of planning permission
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Kew Bridge Could Benefit from Accessibility Funding
Another feasibility study to be carried out into lifts at Kew Bridge
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Views Sought on Gillette Building Studios Proposal
Big increase in production facilities proposed at the site
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Premises Licence Granted for Former Sauki Site
Further conditions imposed but concerns about dark kitchen dismissed
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Save Gunnersbury Campaign Plants 'Garden of Resistance'
Says this is opening move in summer of opposition to 'exploitation' of park
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Mystery Over Defacement of Pocahontas Plaque
Unclear whether daubing of black paint on a memorial was a protest
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Learn to Row with Putney Town
6 Week Intensive course going from picking up a blade to the first time to racing down the Thame
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Is Your Workplace Working For You?
The Mille, Brentford, West London
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Watermans Park Summer Bandstands Continue This Weekend
Acts include Elaine Samuels, Steve Hutchinson and story telling from Ghislaine Walker
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A Weekend of Open-Air Cinema at Gunnersbury Park
Showing Dirty Dancing, Stop Making Sense, and 10 Things I Hate About You
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Extended Suspension of Waterloo Services This Month
Work on Barnes Bridge means line will be shut for six days
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The Oaks Hosts Annual Table Tennis Championships
Performances from Juniors were the highlight of the night
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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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Forthcoming Disruption on Public Transport in Brentford
Tubes and trains affected by engineering works and strikes
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Gunnersbury Residents Put Best Face Forward
Area brightened by Front Garden Awards competition
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Diary of an Event Manager - Preparing for the Brentford Festival
Linda Massey on how work has already started for this year's event
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Musical Museum Says it is 'on Brink of Closure'
Venue issues emergency appeal for support to secure its future
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New Online Exhibition on the Golden Mile Launched
Gunnersbury Park Museum takes a look at the area's industrial past
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Gunnersbury Announces Changes to Event Management
Says it is committed to addressing concerns of the community
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Grasshoppers Gets Go Ahead for Music Festivals
No major events planned this year but there could be 6 in 2025
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Will Poulter Attends The Circle's First Birthday
Hollywood star has always supported local mental health safe space
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Brentford FC to Run LGBTQ+ Skills Sessions Again
In partnership with Chelsea, Fulham and West London Queer Project
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Musical Museum Sets Diamond Jubilee Fund Raising Target
Venue makes challenge of bringing in £60,000
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Polish Folklore Group Celebrates 75 Years
Gunnersbury Avenue-based Mazury Dance is one of the UK's largest
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Restored Boston Manor House Reopens to the Public
Venue relaunched with a weekend of free family events
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Pandemic Spoons to Be Exhibited at Boston Manor House
Created as part of a project to support people during lockdown
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 Leisure
Summer at Syon with Family Friendly Fun
Enjoy the British summer no matter what the weather with exciting activities
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Cod and Rock Appears to Have Had its Chips
London Road takeaway closes without any announcement
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International Design Award for Sam's Waterside Interior
Free cocktails being offered at restaurant to celebrate the win
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Makeover and Kitchen Expansion Just the Start for the Weir
Canalside gastropub has plans to open boutique hotel
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Brentford FC Women Boosting Their Performance at The Hogarth
Team given access to gym facilities at top health club
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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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Pappadums Restaurant Could Be Poised for Surprise Return
Ferry Quays curry house appears to be about to reopen
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Hilarious new comedy premiering the Tabard this July
Dressing Gown demonstrates how even the most innocent conversation can land you in deep trouble
 Property
Plan Submitted for Massive Sega Redevelopment Scheme
Brentford Works will contain 916 flats and reach 19 storeys high
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Planners Give Green Light To New Firestone House Plan
Deem proposal worthy success to iconic building formerly on the site
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Minister Gives Green Light for Watermans Relocation
Permission granted for development of riverside flats
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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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'The Problem With Brentford is Nobody Wants To Leave'
Estate agents react to dire figures for property market sales
 Community
New Home Proposed for the Brentford Fountain
Brentford Voice wants to relocate it to the Sega redevelopment
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Film Brings Vanished Brentford Community Back to Life
John Dale says his video shows the longstanding unique spirit of the area
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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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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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Read Easy Ealing
More than 14,000 people around the Ealing area struggle with reading. We’re here to help.
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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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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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