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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

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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

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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

Police step up patrols after teen stabbed in Greenford park

Police will have more of a visual presence in the borough's open spaces after a 16-year-old was attacked in Oldfield Recreational Ground

Beginners courses will get Ealing's fitness novices up and running

Running groups for first-timers to be held in Southall, Northolt and Acton by the people behind the Ealing Half Marathon

In Pictures: New stage in Crossrail development as workers break through into Paddington tunnels

Paddington is one of 10 new stations along the Crossrail route and will be the next stop after Acton Main Line

Ealing GCSE results

Results as we get them, scroll down to find your school 

Pet babysitting service calling for more carers in west London

Pals 4 Pets wants animal lovers to get in touch and get involved

Disabled man hits out at council after 'act of God' parking incident lands him £110 fine

Mr Acton had his appeal quashed by Ealing Council despite explaining the he was disabled and had gotten a flat tyre.

16-year-old boy stabbed in the leg in Greenford park

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the attack of a young boy in Oldfield Recreation Ground last Saturday

Turkish kebab shop faces licensing committee

An application for a new premises licence for Kebab Centre in Acton will be heard by Ealing Council on Wednesday

William Morris pupil gets 100 per cent to study at David Attenborough's Cambridge college

Students at William Morris Sixth Form in Hammersmith did better than last year, with several success stories to buck the national A-level trend.

Grades soar at Twyford Church of England High

A-level successes were plentiful at a school in Acton with a 99.4 per cent pass rate

Accused in Greenford murder trial had 'samurai sword in car'

An 18-year-old accused of the murder of Dean Mayley had previously been caught with a samurai sword and a knife, an Old Bailey jury was told.

Engineering works back on track after being halted for safety in Acton

Road works were stopped in Popes Lane last week but Ealing Council have resolved the issues and say operations have resumed, writes Goolistan Cooper


Bus driver accused of 'kidnapping' and ‘deliberately endangering' the life of a young girl in Ealing

After taking a 16-year-old's valid bus pass a bus driver drove the girl to Gypsy Corner in North Acton where she finally gave her back her pass and left her on the side of the road at 12.30am

Cemetery murder: hearing postponed to unknown date

A hearing into the death of Peter Charles John scheduled for today did not take place, writes Goolistan Cooper

Beer tasting festival to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis

A beer festival at the Drayton Court Hotel will raise money for a disease which affects muscle movement, balance and vision

Community organisation launched to give public more of a say on planned developments

The Grand Union Alliance aims to give people a voice when it comes to development in west London

Ballerina beats hundreds to star in adaptation of Giselle

A 16-year-old dancer from Ealing has a role in a production of a classic love story


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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