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'Pyjama Day' raises money for Save the Children

Young children in Acton dressed up in their pyjamas and helped raise money for charity last week.  

Building company fined after worker burned

A builder's firm based in Park Royal has been fined £10,000 for safety failings after one of its workers received life-threatening injuries, writes Goolistan Cooper.

"Twenty is plenty" says Ealing councillor standing down after two decades

Ealing Liberal Democrats are preparing to bid farewell to long serving councillor Harvey Rose, who is standing down in May

Cyclist in serious condition after crash with skip lorry

Cycle group warns about the dangerous junction at Askew Road and Uxbridge Road in Shepherd's Bush

Help needed to make Old Library Arts Centre Acton a reality

A campaign group are calling for support as they step up attempts to acquire the old Acton Library building for an arts centre

Businessman praised for app which helps the disabled

Therapy Box nominated for award after founders design innovative app in India

Jodie Ollivierre, Kerry Francis and Cheyna Hyman-Lawrence helping their peers at Youth Street Beats

Trio nominated for award for boosting Youth Street Beats

Girls up for Pride award for helping to mentor young performers

Angie Bray MP: Tax changes will let people keep more of their money

Conservative MP Angie Bray discusses how changes announced on Budget day will make a difference to the take-home pay of her Ealing Central and Acton constituents


Fire brigade praises neighbours who stayed in flats during blaze in Brentford's Green Dragon Lane

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a tower block in Green Dragon Lane, Brentford.

Childcare costs soar but the Government says help is on the way

Ealing Mums in Business say that nursery costs are 'shocking'

Ealing MP wants law changed to protect children from text message perverts

Angie Bray was moved by the plight of girl aged 14 in her constituency who was send sex texts by a family friend

Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed leaving an Acton mosque in a burkha disguise

Police hunting terror suspect who evaded capture by wearing burkha disguise, make arrest

A 17-year-old is being questioned at a South London police station in connection with the hunt for a terror suspect who has been on the run since November

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Youth charity in talks about opening secondary school

EuroPeace Youth has held preliminary talks with Hounslow Council about setting up a small secondary school in the borough for those who struggle to engage with mainstream settings

Litter-bug smokers and a Subway manager fined more than £6,000

The fines were dished out in court as Hammersmith and Fulham Council get serious about littering

Fred Burley helps local people find work

Community stalwart breathes new life into Acton

Fund-raiser and organiser Fred praised for helping local people into jobs

Three jailed for murder after stabbing a man in the back in Ealing over 'trivial argument'

Taqui Khezihi was attacked in Ealing last year and today his killers have been given their sentences

East Acton residents want their voices heard over Old Oak Common regeneration

It comes as Boris Johnson instructs a Mayoral Development Corporation to manage the project around the proposed HS2 and Crossrail hub

Chiswick Summer Fair needs volunteers - you could help raise money for charities

The annual fair on July 5 needs volunteers to help beat last year's impressive sum for charity.

Youngsters flaunt advocacy skills in National Schools Mock Trial Competition

Teenagers from schools all around Ealing and Hillingdon participated at Ealing Magistrates Court

Man charged with rape of woman in East Acton

The Romanian national was arrested on Saturday and appears in court today

Campaigners angry as concrete plant gets planning permission

Hanson's plant in Acton was accepted by Ealing Council subject to 10 conditions

Burglars steal £2,500 of jewellery from family in Greenford

Police are appealing for information after thieves stole distinctive jewellery from a family home worth £2,500, leaving a mother and son fearing for their safety.

Chris Sutton heads team which launches Ealing Foodbank.

Church goer could net an Ealing Pride award for setting up foodbanks

Chris and team praised for setting up borough's first Foodbank

Pride in Our People nominee Ian Breen is manager of Acton Homeless Concern, Acton.

Homeless champion nominated for dedication and commitment

Problem solving Ian helps to change  people's lives

Two people rescued from second floor flat fire in Acton

The flat was badly damaged and the victims were treated for smoke inhalation after yesterday's incident

Deli-licious food at Angela Malik's new eatery

The regular panellist on Radio 4’s The Kitchen Cabinet is set to open her new store in Ealing Green next month (April 2014)

Mouse droppings, cockroach infestations and filthy conditions found in 'disgusting' Ealing food businesses

Five restaurants and take aways in the borough were shut until hygiene standards were improved

'We will not see Tony Benn's like again' - says MP for Ealing North, Steve Pound

Mr Pound discusses the qualities of the former cabinet minister and his son, Hilary, who was deputy leader of Ealing council between 1986 and 1990

NUT members set to strike about pensions and pay

Ealing teachers will join the nationwide action on March 26

Hurling club inspiring a new generation

The Father Matthews Hurling Club, Acton, is holding an open day later this month, writes Jake Polden


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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