Walkie Talkie wins Carbuncle Cup ahead of North Acton student halls

The West Acton Residents' Association member, Jonathan Notely, likes to think Woodward Hall "might have come second"

Student halls in North Acton shortlisted in search for ugliest new building

Jonathan Notley, who nominated Woodward Hall for Building Design magazine's Carbuncle Cup, says it should be the architects' "tombstone"

The Shady Bunch? West London musicians: A brief commentary

Nicholas Schlesinger explains why the west London music scene "quite literally rocks"

August Bank Holiday: Supermarket opening times

Bank Holiday Monday opening times for Aldi, Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Lidl and Waitrose

Poundland buys 99p Stores in £55m deal

The takeover was under investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority over concerns it would have an impact on competition

Wanted man arrested after attempted murder stabbing

A man has been arrested following a police appeal after a 62-year-old man suffered stab wounds to the hand and neck

Trial date set for man accused of Acton murder

Giuseppe Lomedico, 55, is accused of killing Terrence Longman at an address in Acton

Summer holidays: 8 things to do with children when it's raining

Want to have fun this summer, but rainy weather keeping you inside? We have loads of fun ideas for things to do indoors!

Man injured in Army takes on two triathlons for charity

Matt Dumbleton said: "One day I realised; life is too short. You have to grab hold of it before it passes you by"

Entries for the Ealing Autumn Festival poetry competition still open

Calling all budding poets; the Ealing Autumn Festival Poetry Competition is still accepting entries... Why not try your chances?

What's going on near you this week: Things to do in west London

Find out what's going in your area this week for fun ideas of things to get up to!

Neighbours watched in shock as 'tons of smoke' billowed out of flat fire

Families gathered outside a block of flats in Bollo Bridge Road, Acton, as firefighters tackled a blaze in which they tragically found the body of a man          

Man dies in Acton flat fire

Fire investigators are looking into the cause of a flat fire after a man's body was found inside

North Acton 'monstrosity' building nominated for ugly architecture award

An Imperial College London halls of residence is loathed by an Acton resident so much he successfully nominated it for the Carbuncle Cup

Family pay tribute as police name Acton murder victim

"It comes as a shock to find that someone like Jenny could be killed in such horrific circumstances for doing the job she loved, caring for vulnerable people"

Man to appear at Old Bailey charged with murder of woman in Acton

Michael Meanza, 47, will appear at the Old Bailey next month accused of the murder of a woman in Acton on Monday (July 27)

Ealing to consult on 20mph speed restriction trial in Acton

There is cross-party support at Ealing Council for a pilot scheme that could lead to a 20mph borough wide speed limit being introduced

Acton murder: Man charged and due in court

Michael Maanza, 47, was charged on Tuesday night and is due to appear in court on Wednesday (July 29)

Bowls: Ealing clubs to the power of four enjoy that winning feeling

West Ealing headed to nationals with news also from Brentham, Gunnersbury Park and Springfield


Man arrested in connection with Acton murder following manhunt

Michael Meanza has been arrested by police on suspicion of murder after officers launched a large-scale manhunt for the schizophrenia sufferer on Monday (July 27)

Concern for 25-year-old from Acton missing for two months

There is growing concern for 25-year-old Charlotte Fernandes, who was last seen in May

New interactive gym set to open in North Acton

Anyone who signs up for membership before opening day will have access to a special reduced rate

Acton man jailed for smuggling cigarettes into UK in coat

The 63-year-old was sentenced to nine months in prison after pleading guilty to four counts of tobacco smuggling

Ealing end five-game winless streak but it's ashes for rest of west London

Round-up from Ealing, Bush, Acton and Brentham, writes Kieran Moriarty

Pedestrian in critical condition after Park Royal collision

Police are appealing for men who were with the pedestrian to come forward

First-look inside London's first trampoline park

Oxygen Freejumping Park is opening on Monday (July 20), and we got the first look inside the amazing, bouncing centre!

West London projects benefit from Heathrow Community Fund

Projects to deliver gardening skills for young people and nature programmes in schools, to skills to a 'shoppa bus' service for elderly people

Fox hunting: What's your MP's views on the ban?

Want to know if your MP supports the fox hunting ban or wants to see it repealed? Use our gadget to find out their views on the controversial subject

New jobs as media company takes over site in Acton

Live entertainment is now broadcasting from Win Cash Live seven days a week across satellite, cable and online

Freerunning academy to open at London's first trampoline park

Fun for all the family at trampoline park where Bond villain Sébastien Foucan will open another freerunning academy


Acton is a popular place to live largely thanks to an extremely strong community spirit and excellent transport links. It is home to more railway stations than any other part of the capital. Most of the area is sited within Ealing Borough with the rest in Hammersmith and Fulham.

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