The showbiz world paid tribute to TV actor Roger Lloyd-Pack , known to millions as the dim witted 'Trigger' from Only Fools and Horses, following his death aged 69 from cancer. Our reporters took a look at his career highlights, including the infamous 'Del Boy falls through the bar' scene.
January was also the month when the London Assembly raised concerns about safety, after it emerged that green man times had been reduced at pedestrian crossings in west London. People would have just six seconds to cross at 568 roads, including in Hounslow High Street, and Chiswick High Road.
Speaking of road safety, a woman in Uxbridge was lucky to survive after being struck by a bus in heavy rain and trapped under the vehicle. Dozens of people were waiting at the bus station when the accident happened.
Residents continued their battle to stop the controversial high speed railway project HS2 in its tracks. But as Hillingdon councillors were left disappointed by the failure of the latest legal challenge , Ealing Council's leader said his decision to 'engage' - which had resulted in a tunnel being promised - had been vindicated.
The Chiswick RNLI rescue crew proved once again what lifesavers they are after hauling a dog walker out of the Thames . After the shivering man was successfully placed in an ambulance the crew tracked down his missing labrador collie and cared for it until pet and owner could be reunited.
And in other news a McDonald's in Brentford was flushed with success after winning gold at the annual Loo of the Year Awards. Were they happy with the award? Naturally they were Lovin' It.