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Ealing councillor who walked out of skyscraper vote says council is 'bowing to developers'

Cllr Joanna Dabrowska chose not to vote as Ealing Council's planning committee approved plans to allow a 42-storey skyscraper

Ealing Council to impose new licencing rules on landlords in New Year

It will soon be a legal requirement for landlords to obtain a licence to operate a house in multiple occupation (HMO)

'All I could think of was my children' - police officer on moment man tried to stab her in Acton

Hussam Elhandi and Laurrent Sango, who threatened commuters at knifepoint around Acton Town station and tried to steal their phones, have been jailed

New Acton dive-under nears completion and promises to reduce train delays

A video breaking down the construction has been released ahead of its expected 2017 launch

Residents furious as 42-storey skyscraper in North Acton given go ahead

Councillors approved plans for a 42-storey skyscraper in Portal Way at a planning committee meeting

Men jailed following robberies in Acton and across south-east

Nathan Ashton and Ohmar Pike targeted several bookies in a string of robberies last year


RECAP: 42-storey North Acton skyscraper approved

Councillors met at 7pm to debate plans for a 42-storey skyscraper in North Acton as well as plans for a 133 bed hotel in Acton

World record attempt sees mass bouncing session at Oxygen Freejumping trampoline centre in Acton

Oxygen Freejumping attempted a World Record for the most people on trampolines across the country

How did your MP vote on Trident renewal - and who was the only one to actively abstain in protest?

MPs voted in favour of renewing the UK's Trident nuclear missile defences; see how yours voted here

Heatwave causes train delays from Acton main line station due to high track temperatures

Commuters face delays until just after 7pm from Acton station to Paddington due to heated tracks

Decision expected on plans for 133-bed hotel in Acton

Councillors are set to debate the plans for the Acton hotel at a planning committee meeting on Wednesday

Ealing Council urged to scrap proposal for 42-storey skyscraper in North Acton

Councillors will meet this week to debate the plans, which would provide 578 new homes in Portal Way

Man injured as three people leap from window to escape Hounslow shop blaze

The blaze in Hounslow High Street on Wednesday was found to be caused by a stray cigarette

Eight fire engines attend blaze at disused shopping centre in Acton High Street

The fire started at the Oaks shopping centre in the High Street, which is currently being demolished

Opera singer from Chiswick secures funding to open new hub for families in west London

Inspired by her mum and endless list of talents singer Katie Sayles, who has performed with artists such as Beyonce, is opening a haven for families in west London

What's going on in west London this weekend, including an epic stage show of West End tunes

Beyond The Barricade, featuring best-loved West End songs, is coming to west London this weekend, along with a host of other activities and events

Trial date set after man denies Hammersmith cemetery rape charge

Troy Benjamin from Acton entered a not guilty plea at Isleworth Crown Court

Why Hal Robson-Kanu's Euro 2016 stunner for Wales against Belgium was made in west London

Cheers will have been heard in Kensington as well as Wales last night

Three out of 23 Ealing wards voted to leave EU in Ealing - was yours one of them?

Overall, Ealing voted to remain in the EU following last week's vote - but three wards did return a Leave majority

Third man charged following murder of Oliver Tetlow in Harlesden

Police believe Oliver Tetlow was gunned down in Church Road on March 19

Investigation launched after man left in 'critical' condition in Acton High Street assault

Police have confirmed the man in his 60s was assaulted and witnesses are being sought to help with the investigation

EU Referendum: Why did London vote to remain part of the EU while the rest of the country voted out?

London went against the rest of the country as Britain decided to leave the EU, with 59.9% of Londoners voting to stay in

Star Wars treasure trove belonging to tragic fan goes under the hammer

Ben Griffiths' family only realised the extent of his collection after he died of a brain tumour aged just 34

Man jailed for storing £150,000 of drugs and shotgun in his Acton off-licence

Mohammud Chowdari used his premises at Grapvines off-licence to store cocaine, cannabis and a shotgun

Police hunt for suspects on scooters after taxi smashed up in Acton road rage attack

A victim was left shaken but uninjured after police he was allegedly attacked by three men on mopeds

Overturned lorry trailer in Acton causes delays for commuters as roads close at The Vale

Delays and diversions in place following incident on The Vale on Wednesday (June 22) afternoon

Car window smashed by two men on a scooter in 'nasty' Acton road rage

Police tweeted images of a 'nasty' road rage attack on a car on Wednesday (June 22). 

Armed thugs jailed for robbing Hayes drug dealers while wielding a machine gun

Three guns were recovered by police during an operation that saw five people jailed. 

Women asked to stay alert as fresh appeal made to track down sex attacker targeting females in Acton

Additional CCTV has been released as police make fresh appeal to track down sex attacker

Fire stations across west London to celebrate 150 years of the Brigade

Fire rescue demonstrations and a chance to meet your local firefighters are among the fun-packed family days being held across west London


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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