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Roads to avoid in west London when Prudential RideLondon cycles into town

Thousands of amateur cyclists will be pedalling through Kensington and Chelsea in the annual event on Sunday (July 31)

Landlord fined after North Kensington property fire revealed poorly maintained smoke alarms

The home owned by Matthew Ryan failed to provide proper fire protection to his four tenants

Go ahead given for controversial major Natural History Museum gardens refurbishment

It will see a new bronze replica of the famous dinosaur skeleton due to be removed in 2017 placed in the newly landscaped grounds

Huge opposition to plans for wildlife garden at Natural History Museum

A petition signed by 38,000 people argues plants and animals there will be harmed, but museum says move will inspire people to learn about nature

Two women and a dog escape house fire in Brentford thanks to smoke alarm alert

Around 21 firefighters battled the blaze for around three hours to get it under control

Suitcase sparks security scare near Putney Bridge station

Police sealed off the surrounding area and the station was temporarily closed on Monday afternoon

Discarded barbecue causes fire on Kensington rooftop

The fire brigade wants people to dispose of barbecues safely following the fire, which would have been worse but for an alert neighbour

Prince George birthday! New photos of adorable young prince released as he turns three

The cute photos were taken by photographer Matt Porteous earlier this month

What's going on near you this week, including a fun swing show as it's recorded for BBC Radio 2

Joe Stilgoe and the BBC Big Band are coming to west London this week, along with a host of other activities and events

Guilty pleas from west London men who ripped £11k ring off woman's hand

By the time officers found the jewellery stolen by Junior Morgan and Dean McFarlane it had already been broken down

Weapons seized and 11 arrested after late-night disturbances in Ladbroke Grove

Police say they will have extra officers on duty following the arrests in the early hours of Friday (July 22) morning

New cider house serving pizza to open in Brentford

The Stable will open in Kew Bridge Road with a menu honouring local landmarks with pizzas such as The Hounslow Herbivore

Man from Brent arrested by police on suspicion of collecting terror plot information

A 20-year-old was arrested in Kensington and Chelsea and is in custody at a south London station

Bomb scare in Kensington Gardens leads to evacuation - but suspicious package turns out to be a jacket

Social media users posted pictures of the park taped off on Wednesday as police attended

What's going on in west London this weekend, including award-winning play Punjabi Boy

Award-winning play Punjabi Boy is coming to west London this weekend, along with a host of other activities and events

Noisy neighbour who ignored council warnings over South Kensington building work told to cough up

Richard Garner said he felt victimised by K&C Council's prosecution, but must pay £1,680

Calls for Notting Hill Carnival to be UNESCO protected amid fears it may be moved

It follows a report complied by Kensington MP Lady Victoria Borwick showing nine out of 10 people living nearby leave their homes on carnival weekend

Twenty one firefighters deal with fire at off-licence in South Kensington

One person escaped the shop before the fire spread and firefighters believe the blaze was caused by a faulty fridge

House prices fell by 1.2% in London between June and July

London house prices fall amid Brexit 'uncertainty'

But average house prices in Kensington and Chelsea leap by nearly 11% during July

People unite to send strong message against racism in Hammersmith

People of all ages join the demonstration waving placards of 'March Against Racism' and chanting 'Hope Not Hate'

Demonstration to stop wrongful drugging of children and adults in orphanages and institutions in the Ukraine

Campaigners urge Ukrainian government to engage with NGOs and prevent orphan children from graduating into adult institutions where they are left to die

Six adults and two children escape basement fire in South Kensington

Around 35 firefighters battled a raging fire for nearly two hours at a property in The Boltons in SW10

How is your MP planning to vote on the Trident nuclear deterrent?

The majority of west London MPs say they support renewing Britain's nuclear submarines - but one is strongly opposed

What's going on near you this week, including talented vocal group The Overtones

PUBLISH MONDAY JULY 18 British-Irish doo-wop band The Overtones are coming to west London this weekend, along with a host of other fun activities and events

Former solicitor lied about savings to claim thousands of pounds in housing benefits from Kensington & Chelsea council

Ms Abosede Panama was found guilty of fraud after taking thousands from Kensington and Chelsea council

Full Golborne Road festival goes ahead after community answer plea for extra funds

Up to 3,000 attended the event in North Kensington, with organisers hoping to repeat it next year

Gorgeous gardens in west London you should visit this summer

What better to do on a sunny day than sit and relax in a beautiful, flower-filled garden? Here are the best in west London

'Die-in' protest at Science Museum decision to welcome military delegations ahead of Farnborough International Airshow

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) say it managed to force some guests away from the controversial event

Ruislip and Kensington men jailed for roles in £4.5m fraud and money laundering operation

Legal proceedings are under way to reclaim the money, which was used to buy flash items like watches and jewellery

What's going on near you this week, including brilliant psychological thriller After Miss Julie

Erotic psychological thriller After Miss Julie is coming to west London this weekend, along with a host of other activities and events


Kensington has a rich mix of culture and upmarket shops, including Kensington High Street; one of London's busiest shopping destinations. South Kensington is home to Exhibition Road, famous for its museums such as the Natural History Museum, while other attractions include Kensington Palace and the Royal Albert Hall.

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