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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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Squatters Claim They are There to Save the Watermans
Council states occupants are an obstacle to reviving the centre
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New Edition of Local History Journal Released
Subjects include a Kew Bridge hotel and slave-owning families in Stamford Brook
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Finding Out What the Romans Called a Pay and Display Machine
Brentford West councillor Guy Lambert reports back
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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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Six Taken to Hospital after House Fire Near Popes Lane
Fire Brigade believes reflected sunlight caused the blaze
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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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Vintage Tube Event Cancelled Due to Vandalism
Heritage train journey was due to take place on the Piccadilly line
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Lidl Confirms Plans to Take Over Former Morrisons
Opening is subject to grant of planning permission
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Mayor's New Administration to Be 'Unashamedly Yimby'
Deputy says housing starts will be boosted with a Labour government
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Discarded Cigarette Blamed for Watermans Arts Centre Fire
Ground floor and roof of empty building damaged in blaze
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Young Brentford Boat Club Rowers meet Team GB
Present as Olympic Squad was announced at Kew Gardens
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'No Black Hole' in Lampton Group Accounts
Hounslow Council dismisses suggestion that probe is sign of financial distress
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Foodbank in Tie-up to Provide More Fresh Grown Produce
Chiswick Horticultural & Allotments Society surplus to be donated
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Teenager Stabbed on Woodlands Road
Air ambulance helicopter called to scene at Riverside Court
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Revised Ham Wharf Development Out for Consultation
Changes made after comments on original design
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Pret a Manger Abandons Plans to Expand into Israel
Proposed branch in Brentford had been subject to graffiti attacks
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Bid to Salvage Watermans Arts Centre Planning Permission
Confirmation sought that original approval still valid
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Fuller's Offloads The Six Bells in Major Round of Disposals
One of 37 pubs sold to the Admiral Taverns group
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Brentford Drug Driver Jailed for Causing Head-on Collision
Charles Bedworth claimed his drink has been spiked
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Views Sought on Gillette Building Studios Proposal
Big increase in production facilities proposed at the site
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Jail for Colombian who Targeted Local Gay Community
Brandon Conrado-Gamboa spiked drinks of men he met on Grindr
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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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Another Landmark Building Could Be Turned into Flats
Bid made to convert Great West House tower
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Appeal Made One Year on from Brentford Murder
£20,000 offered for information on killer of Darren Augustine
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Bid to Convert Dell EMC Building to Residential Use
Office block by Great West Road could be repurposed into 206 flats
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Wine Bar Plan for Historic Brentford House
Esmeralda's seeks licence for first floor of 80 High Street
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Cod and Rock Appears to Have Had its Chips
London Road takeaway closes without any announcement
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Revised Designs Submitted for High Street Car Park
Mural to be replaced by new façade and 'Brentford' in vertical letters
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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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Closer Than Expected Contest in Brentford West By-election
Labour's Emma Yates wins by fewer than two hundred votes
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Fury as Minister Overrules Inspector on Tesco/Homebase
Approval given to scheme against recommendation of public inquiry
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Is Your Workplace Working For You?
The Mille, Brentford, West London
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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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Immersive Space to Be Hosted at Boston Manor House
Colourscape blends light, music and architecture on the front lawn
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Call for Volunteers for This Year's Brentford Canal Festival
More help needed with organisers hoping for biggest ever attendance
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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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Forthcoming Disruption on Public Transport in Brentford
Tubes and trains affected by engineering works and strikes
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New Free Santander Hire on TfL Cycle Sundays
Unlimited 30-minute rides during the month of June
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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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Extended Suspension of Waterloo Services This Summer
Work on Barnes Bridge means line will be shut for six days
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Robert Rankin to Officially Open Hewson Books
New retailer is latest to launch in the Brentford Project
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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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Musical Museum Sets Diamond Jubilee Fund Raising Target
Venue makes challenge of bringing in £60,000
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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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Restored Boston Manor House Reopens to the Public
Venue relaunched with a weekend of free family events
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All’s Well That Ends Well Comes to Syon Park This June
Bring your picnic, wine, sunglasses, Pac-a-mac and participatory spiri
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An Award-winning spring line up at the Tabard Theatre
Chiswick’s local theatre has secured another string of award nominations
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Discover AOT Sports & Fitness
Your Local Gym in Brentford!
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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
 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
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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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