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Friday bus strike called off - but Monday's is still on

Bus strikes across the Capital have been cancelled on Friday but will still go ahead Monday, and we have details of services affected.

Volunteer awarded for capturing positive spirit of London Youth Games

A former Ellen Wilkinson student of Ealing won the Rick Grice Spirit of the Games Award

Under 15s football squad calling out for opponents

A young team in Acton want to start participating in friendly matches

Angie Bray MP: Scotland's decision will have huge implications for England too

Regardless of whether its Yes or No, the Scottish independence vote will have wide ranging implications for those of us in England, writes Ealing Central & Acton MP Angie Bray

Ideas big and small wanted for east Acton community project

Councillor Hitesh Tailor is leading the new scheme which aims to better the area

West London Muslim group condemns murderers of British aid worker

President rejects Islamic State as having 'nothing to do with Islam' and hopes killers are brought to face justice.

Southfield Safer Neighbourhoods team host Peace in the Park day for families

The event will take place on Sunday in Southfield Recreational Ground

Chaos on Central Line at Ealing Broadway after signal failure

Commuters face huge delays in getting to work today with no service after signal failure at North Acton

Breaking: Council threaten legal action as super sewer through Fulham given green light

Neighbours and politicians in Fulham are furious as they say the tunnel will cause misery for tens of thousands of people living near the Carnwath Road site.

Skills Minister MP Nick Boles visits Ealing campus

The new minister talked to staff and students about the importance of apprenticeships

Dancing in the street at eighth South Acton Party For All

About 500 people young and old joined in the festivities last Saturday

Campaigners devastated as Central Middlesex and Hammersmith hospitals' A&Es close

Today the two west London hospitals lost their A&Es, leaving urgent care centres on both sites

Mental health charity in Hounslow closes just months after being shortlisted for a top award

WeAre1, which receives no external funding, says it needs £20,000 a year to keep running

OCD sufferer releases novel raising awareness of mental health issues

Bluebeat Boy is now available to buy on Amazon, Nook, or as an E-reader

Neighbours 'trapped' in their homes by faulty lifts

Residents have signed a petition to get lifts replaced in their 14-storey block

Family fun set to draw in the crowds in South Acton tomorrow

Face painting, street dance and food from around the world will be some of the highlights

QPR launch consultation to build new stadium, homes and retail in Old Oak

The top-flight club is hoping to move from Loftus Road to build a 40,000 seat stadium and change the brownfield site into a new 'world-class city quarter' worth £6.2 billion to London's economy.

Battle buses and vintage motorcycles at London Transport Museum open weekend

An insightful activity weekend is being held at the Acton depot on September 13 and 14

Youngsters create incredible costumes at London Mela workshop in Hounslow

Exotic birds, luminous flowers and antelope were among the nature-inspired outfits produced at Hounslow's Paul Robeson Theatre for yesterday's festival

Place West London: Innovate to accumulate

  • BBC

Innovation is central to economic success and it’s something West London has a grand history in, writes Ross Sturley.

MP to take disabled driver's PCN battle to Westminster

Bob Blackman lends fuming motorist Frank Acton his support in fight against Ealing Council.

Gang members locked up for anti-social behaviour in the South Acton Estate

Detectives hope removing these criminals from the community will prevent young people joining gangs

SEE: Final touches being made to north-west London's newest A&E department

  • NHS

Replacement unit at Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow will treat 500 patients a day since the A&E department at Central Middlesex Hospital will close

More than 1,000kg of potatoes picked up for a good cause

Homelessness charity gave away the spuds in exchange for donations towards a new van

Europe's largest South Asian festival returns to Acton and Hounslow

More than 80,000 expected to enjoy the fun in Gunnersbury Park on Sunday

MP Harriet Harman rallies Labour supporters in Ealing

Labour party parliamentary candidate for Ealing and Acton Rupa Huq also made a speech at a session called The Choice held in Pitzhanger Manor

Improve your tennis skills

Things to do in west London: Kids can enjoy free tennis and free gym

More ideas of fun things to entertain the kids around west London during the last days of summer school holidays.

Councillor Gary Malcolm, Ealing Liberal Democrat leader

Cllr Gary Malcolm: Robin Williams’ death should focus more attention on mental health in Ealing

In his latest column Liberal Democrat leader Councillor Gary Malcolm reflects on the suicide of actor Robin Williams and what more can be done to help vulnerable people in Ealing.

Pick up a potato and chip in for the homeless in Acton

A homelessness charity is giving away spuds in exchange for small donations after a generous donor gave volunteers more than they can cook

Kebab Centre granted licence for later opening hours

The Turkish kebab shop's application was heard at Ealing Council's sub licensing committee last week


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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