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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

Election 2015: Which constituencies will be too close to call?

Which west London constituencies are likely to be too close to call on election day?

Cultivate London recruit for horticulture youth trainee programme

Aged between 16 and 24? Fancy trying an apprenticeship in landscape gardening and horticulture? This could be for you...

Burger King delivery trial launched in Acton

Could you get a yummy burger delivered to your door? Burger King trial a new delivery service in west London

Cllr Julian Bell: Election offers chance to save the NHS and A&Es

Councillor Julian Bell, Labour leader of Ealing Council, urges readers to vote for his party for the sake of the NHS, in his latest column.

The only parliamentary candidate on a campaign NOT to get votes

"I want to make this announcement to my supporters: I would like them NOT to vote for me, but instead to use their vote to back Labour candidate Rupa Huq"

Conservative activist stands down after 'manhandling' Rupa Huq

The incident, in which Ealing & Acton candidate Rupa Huq is said to have been 'manhandled', happened during a Conservative campaign trail in Acton

Independent candidate excluded from hustings brands decision 'undemocratic'

Jonathan Notley has been excluded from two hustings events in Ealing and claims it was "wrong, undemocratic and against freedom of speech"

Polish victims of Katyn massacre remembered in moving ceremony

More than 400 people gathered in Gunnersbury Cemetery to pay their respects to the estimated 22,000 people killed in the atrocity

First Speed Read event hailed popular success by students and teachers

A chance to share the love of reading and mix with others in the borough

Jazz on the lawn for an international United Nations event

Members of the community were invited to the show

Save Our NHS campaigners give thanks to health staff for tireless work

More than 1,500 signatures were collected on an Ealing and Acton petition for national Save Our NHS day

Man jailed for possession of knife and cocaine in Acton

"We will continue to strive to rid our streets of drug dealing that blights our communities and results in bringing misery to the families of users"

Election 2015: Ealing Central & Acton

Voters need to decide who will be the next member of parliament for Ealing & Acton

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


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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