Ealing Summer Festivals to kick off with annual hit Greenford Carnival

There will be something for people of all ages, including the usual fun fair, food and market stalls, African drumming and water play

Seller of 'miracle cure' for cancer and HIV 'sold harmful solutions made of household bleach chemicals'

Leonardo Edwards was filmed by the BBC selling the so-called “health items” to a reporter posing as a relative of an autistic child

Man who killed mourner at funeral given longer jail sentence

A man who fatally stabbed Acton construction worker Peter John at a family funeral has had his sentenced increased at the Court of Appeal

Residents fear 'concrete crime and grime corridor' as McDonald's appeals for drive-through

Ealing Council's planning committee refused the fast-food chain's application in March but it has now appealed the decision

Man jailed for cash-in-transit robberies in Harrow and Acton

No cash has been recovered but police say they are glad another criminal of "this type" has been jailed

Police hunt man after string of sex assaults on buses

Three of the victims were teenage girls, one aged just 15, while the fourth was a 35-year-old woman

Construction worker dies after collapsing at Acton building site

Construction worker collapsed while working at a building site in Acton, and later died

Ealing & Acton MP stands up for 'Queen of the Suburbs' in parliamentary debate

“It makes a mockery of most people’s idea of Ealing Central & Acton as pleasant suburbia and it is time for action to take place rather than just words.”

London's first trampoline park to open in West Acton

Put a spring in your step this summer and head down to a fun trampoline park!

Queen's Birthday Honours: West Londoners honoured in list

Find out who has been included in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2015 and why

Natasha Devon appointed MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours

Natasha Devon founded the Self-Esteem Team and the Body Gossip Education Programme to help struggling youngsters in a practical way

Acton murder court case adjourned pending psychiatric investigations

Giuseppe Lomedico, 54, of no fixed abode, appeared at the Old Bailey charged with murder in connection with the death of a 50-year-old man

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Man who lunged at estranged wife with knife has sentence cut on appeal

Agop Hacatoroglu, 51, attacked the mother of his three children after a row in January last year and was subsequently jailed

Pedestrian in serious condition after being hit by car in Acton

No one was arrested in connection with the collision, police have said

Controversial Gypsy Corner hotel plans approved by council

Campaigners are unhappy with the decision of the planning committee and the application is now due to go to the Department for Communities and Local Government

Is this the best graffiti in west London?

Let us know if we've missed out any of your favourites in this list of the area's best-loved street art

Residents fear prejudice over Gypsy Corner planning decision

A site visit took place during which councillors were allegedly unimpressed by demonstrators chanting and filming

New MP Rupa Huq is a clean broom (literally) in West Ealing

Ealing Central and Acton's new Labour MP, Rupa Huq, joined volunteers and councillors for a street tidying and cleaning event in West Ealing.

Young man stabbed in face in cowardly attack

The group of unknown suspects ran off with the victim's phone following the attack

Double-decker bus 'flattens' phone box in Acton crash

It is thought the collision happened on Wednesday morning (May 28) at the Second Avenue bus stop in Acton

Extra investment in Ealing street lights to reduce antisocial behaviour

Three new schemes in Acton and Northolt will receive £103,000 to improve lighting in a bid to stamp out antisocial behaviour


Wormwood Scrubs officer jailed for having sexual relationship with inmate

Anita Whittaker, 52, from Acton, was given a 15-month sentence for misconduct

New 'affordable' homes for first-time buyers in Acton

A shared-ownership scheme is also available for those who qualify

Woman woken by intruder touching her as she slept

Police have launched a sexual assault investigation and are keen to hear from anyone who may be able to help with enquiries

Delivery driver punched to ground before thugs drive off with van

Ealing detectives are appealing for witnesses or any information that can help track the suspects down                      

TV personality Konnie Huq backs sister's election win in Ealing Central & Acton

The former presenter of Blue Peter and Xtra Factor had written to residents drumming up support for Rupa Huq the day before the General Election

Worried residents write letter about drug dealing in their Acton street

In a letter frightened residents claimed dealers "openly sell drugs, create noise and cause criminal damage"

MP Rupa Huq's former drama teacher 'utterly delighted'

The new Ealing Labour MP attended Notting Hill and Ealing high school

Voting results: Who is in and who is out after the election in west London?

What are the General Election results? Who won the election? Who's in and who's out? Find out all you need to know from all the west London constituencies here

Ealing Central & Acton constituency results

Find out the full results from Ealing Central & Acton here


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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