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Joblessness down almost 50% in Ealing and Acton

Conservative parliamentary candidate Angie Bray has welcomed the new independent figures

Ealing Council approves Crossrail funding across borough

Cabinet approves £7.3m of funding on top of what the council has already identified for works in the borough

Reports of shop selling alcohol to children sparks licensing review

As well as the reduction in hours, the licensing sub-committee has banned the stock and sale of single cans of beer, lager and cider over 5.5% at The Convenience Barn, Acton

Service to remember 22,000 Poles killed in Katyn massacre

Relatives of those killed will be among those at a 75th anniversary memorial service in Gunnersbury Cemetery on Sunday (April 26)

Loaded gun, 10kg of cannabis and cash found in car in Greenford

Armed officers stopped two cars and arrested four people as part of an intelligence-led operation in west London

'Boris Johnson backs Angie Bray' on Acton campaign tour

The Mayor of London handed out 'Boris backs Bray' leaflets in support of the Conservative parliamentary candidate on Tuesday (April 14)

Cllr Gary Malcolm: Lib Dems are already making Ealing fairer

In his latest column Ealing Liberal Democrat leader, Councillor Gary Malcolm sets out his party's case ahead of the May 7 parliamentary elections.

Wembley murder: Police arrest second man and search mosque

A 61-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder Abdul-Hadi Arwani, as police search the well-known preacher's former mosque

Fight over Oaks Shopping Centre Acton comes to an end

The Court of Appeal ruled in favour of the council's planning committee and determined there was no bias in the debate

Donate and be part of west London film Removed

Removed co-writer and producer calls on YOU to help fund new short film Removed, set around west London

Jail for 'predator' who attacked women in separate west London assaults

Steven O'Connor, 24, groped his victims and punched one in the face

Indecision over proposed Acton hotel angers residents

A decision on the future of Gypsy Corner, and plans for a hotel and residential blocks at the site, was deferred for a second time

New 'luxury' homes in £24m Acton development

Fifty new homes will be built in Acton by Mizen Group as part of a £24m scheme

Wembley murder: Detectives renew appeal in Abdulhadi Arwani murder

Images released as officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen Mr Arwani or his car on Sunday April 5 or Tuesday April 7

Wembley murder: Tribute from family of murdered Abdul-Hadi Arwani

Arwani family appeal for help to find the killers who took away a man they describe as "a peaceful man in a violent world"

Eddie Izzard dons his heels at Ealing rally for the Labour party

The comedian has been touring several seats in the run up to the elections

Parliamentary candidates for Ealing and Acton go head-to-head

Parliamentary candidates answers questions and explain policies and Ealing Central and Acton's election hustings

Local Muslims pray for murdered Syrian preacher Abdul Hadi Arwani

"We send our sympathies and sincere apologies to his family, the Muslim community and friends"

Wembley murder: Syrian Preacher Abdul Hadi Arwani shot dead

The man who was found shot dead in Wembley has been named locally as Abdul Hadi Arwani, a preacher known for his outspoken views of the Assad regime in Syria

Prison officer admits sexual relationship with inmate

Operational support grade prison officer Anita Whittaker is due to be sentenced on May 15 after admitting two counts of misconduct while working at HMP Wormwood Scrubs

Gypsy Corner protesters continue fight to save land in Acton

The hotel and flats application will be heard at Ealing Council's planning meeting on April 8

Recycling and refuse changes over Easter week in Ealing

The council is reminding residents to leave refuse and recycling at the front of the property

Economic Secretary to Treasury on safe ways to send money to Somali families

Andrea Leadsom visited representatives from the the capital’s Somali community in Acton

New headteacher appointed for Acton's new primary school

Ark Byron Primary Academy is set to open in September 2015 and the new head of school and executive principal have been chosen

Construction company fined thousands after exposing workers to risk of 'serious injury'

Shepherd's Bush firm FN Property Limited pleaded guilty at Westminster Magistrates’ Court to a breach of the Health and Safety at Work Act

Election 2015: Your chance to meet the candidates in Ealing and Acton

If you have questions to ask the candidates, please email them to

Police name Acton murder victim as Terrence Longman

Terrence Longman, 50, died at a flat in Acton on March 24 and a man has been charged in connection with his murder

Cyclist stabbed five times in 'unprovoked attack' in Greenford

The victim suffered five stab wounds to his legs, chest, armpit and back - and collapsed shortly after the attack not realising the severity of his injuries

The independent west London film combining 'British humour and Indian heart'

Meera Syal is among the cast of Amar Akbar & Tony, the debut feature film by Acton director Atul Malhotra

MP Angie Bray welcomes rise in apprenticeships in Ealing and Acton

The MP held her annual apprenticeships fair at Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College


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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