Login Register

August Bank Holiday: Monday's supermarket opening times

Here are the all-important Bank Holiday Monday opening times for Aldi, Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Lidl and Waitrose

New scheme to encourage traders in Kensington and Chelsea to be good neighbours

Businesses are signing up to tackling litter and noise and to manage waste responsibly

Families dress up in outfits from yesteryear as Georgian age returns to Kensington Palace

The annual Queen Caroline’s Garden Party saw visitors learn about the Georgian court, dress up in clothes from the age and watch duelling swordsmen

Proms violinist says return of 300-year-old instrument has 'restored faith in humanity'

Jane Gordon was reunited with the missing violin days before she is due to play at The Proms at the Royal Albert Hall

Police appeal for whereabout of another teenage girl missing in west London

Ayan Omar, 16, has joined the likes of Francisca Simmonds, also 16, and Donika Rimanishta, 14, who have also gone missing

Go-ahead given for Chelsea café with removable glass frontage

The innovative building in Chelsea will include a circular roof terrace and windows which which retract into a basement during good weather

Union says new bus strikes will disrupt Notting Hill Carnival

Two 24-hour walk-outs have been called by Tower Transit bus services, with the second clashing with the carnival parade and grand finale

Watch reporters try Japanese-inspired Mochi ice cream from innovative London company Little Moons

London company Little Moons creates delicious Japanese-inspired Mochi ice cream treats; which we were lucky enough to try...

Police pull Taser on Tube after station staff member was 'threatened with hammer'

British Transport Police were called to South Kensington Station after a member of staff was allegedly confronted by a man carrying a claw hammer


Firefighters battle fierce flames at derelict house in Brent for five hours

Diversions in place as Willesden Lane remains closed between the junctions at Walm Land and Kilburn High Road

National Burger Day: Nine great burger joints in west London to scoff the meaty treat

Thursday August 25 marks National Burger Day in the UK; why not head to a great fast food joint to enjoy a juicy burger?

Notting Hill Carnival: Road closures in west London over the festival weekend

If you're driving to the Notting Hill Carnival this weekend, you might want to check out the area's road closures before you set off!

What's going on in west London this week, including everyone's favourite musical, Legally Blonde!

International award-winning musical Legally Blonde is coming to west London this week, along with a host of other activities and events

Tip-off leads to immigration raid at Kensington cafe

The Home Office later said no arrests were made and no action was taken against the owner

Missing elderly man with dementia and schizophrenia may be in Kensington or Westminster, police say

Shirley Smith suffers from dementia, diabetes and schizophrenia and left hospital without his medication earlier on Thursday (August 18)

What's going on in west London this weekend, including comedian Isy Suttie as she comes to Soho Theatre

Hilarious comedian Isy Suttie is bringing her new show The Actual One to west London this weekend; enjoy this along with a host of other activities and events

Concern: Life is getting tougher for first-time buyers

Brent rated Britain's fourth most miserable place to live

But three west London boroughs were named among London's happiest areas, according to Rightmove

What's going on in west London this week, including a gorgeous outdoor screening of The Breakfast Club

A stunning outdoor screening of The Breakfast Club is coming to west London this week, along with a host of other activities and events


What have Hounslow Olympic champion Mo Farah and Samuel L Jackson got in common?

Both leaders in their field - you'll be surprised what an Oscar nominated actor and the world's most famous distance running star share

Has your local restaurant got a ZERO food hygiene rating? Use our search tool to find out!

With 41 food premises scoring ZERO on the food hygiene scale in Ealing alone, it pays to check just how clean your favourite restaurant is!

Most and least photographed areas in London on Instagram

Find out if west Londoners are too posh to post, as the number one most photographed area in London is revealed

Things to do in the sunshine during the school summer holidays

With more glorious weeks of school holidays for children in west London, here is our pick of things to do outdoors

K&C parks triumph in 2016 Green Flags Awards

All 10 parks put forward by the council were awarded the prestigious scheme, which recognises the best green spaces in England and Wales

Live! at the Roof Gardens concert series to return to Kensington this October

British soul legend Mica Paris will be headlining the Live! at the Roof Gardens series in Kensington, offering live music every Friday and Saturday

What's going on in west London this weekend, including legendary comedian Louis CK live!

Legendary American comedian Louis CK is coming to west London this weekend, along with a host of other activities and events

Free Santander bikes this weekend: Where can you cycle in 30 minutes?

Transport for London (TfL) is offering FREE half-hour bike rentals on Santander Cycles to celebrate sixth anniversary of the London hire scheme

Olympics: Our reporter battles gravity as he takes on the Games' newest event Sport Climbing at Westway

Rock climbers were excited when Sport Climbing was confirmed for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics - but our reporter found athletes will have their work cut out

Fun outdoor cinema events to enjoy in west London this summer

There are loads of fun outdoor cinema events to enjoy all over west London this summer... So grab a blanket and enjoy some classic cinema under the stars

'Speak or we’ll cut off your penis' - Activist arrested at Science Museum recalls the horrors which led him to protest in Kensington

Isa Alaali, who fled Bahrain fearing for his life, was arrested while protesting at international arms delegates meeting at the museum

Science Museum protester denies obstruction charge as anti-arms campaigners offer support

Isa Alaali was taking part in a demonstration at the museum as it hosted military delegations from around the world ahead of the Farnborough Air Show


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.

Get West London Tweets

In This Week's Paper

MP pours
scorn on
NHS pledge



Salina Patel
Katherine Clementine
David Rivers
Goolistan Cooper
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster
Ryan O'Donovan
Harrow and Brent
Robert Cumber
Emily Chudy
What's On Reporter
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Tom Moore
Sports Reporter
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter