Over the past seven days a range of stories have struck a chord with getwestlondon readers.
Among the most read stories this week include horrifying attacks on animals, a victory for the people of Eastcote and the countdown to the opening of a life-sized dinosaur trail in Hounslow.
Here is a round-up of your top five stories of the week.
Jurassic Kingdom is coming to Hounslow
The animatronic experience will see over 30 life-sized dinosaur models including Diplodocus and Triceratops come to life.
It will transport people back in time to get up close and personal with the ear-piercing screeches of the Pterosaurus as well as the most famous dinosaur of them all Tyrannosaurus Rex, standing 18 metres from head to tail.
Tickets are on sale now.
Dog stabbed to death by youths in Southall
A horrific attack by youths who stabbed to death a Staffordshire bull terrier touched the hearts of many readers.
The shocking incident in Southall happened in broad daylight in an alleyway at Havelock Estate on Thursday (March 2).
The much-loved pet, Chaos, suffered two fatal stab wounds from a flick-knife and died on his way to an animal hospital.
Animal charity RSPCA branded the attack 'senseless'.
Fears 'cat killer' has returned after 'beheaded' cat found
In another alarming animal cruelty story this week, an animal rescue group in Ruislip has warned people over the possible return of a "cat killer."
Pet owners have been urged to keep their cats indoors at night following a terrifying incident in which a cat was found beheaded near Yeading Brook.
Tony Jenkins, of South Norwood Animal Rescue and Liberty (SNARL) , said: "There are around 50 bodies now which are part of an ongoing case related to this and many have been cut by a human using a knife.
"I would say they're linked."
Victoria station stabbing
Two teenagers were stabbed during a fight involving up to 10 young people near Victoria Station.
The Metropolitan Police were called to Wilton Road where they found two 15-year-olds with knife wounds, just before 4.30pm on Tuesday (March 7).
Both boys were taken to hospital where one was treated for an injury in his leg and the other to his arm.
Call police via 101 or @MetCC.
Victory as Eastcote pub will keep its name
On a happier note, power of the people proved to be a success after an historic pub will keep its name in Eastcote.
Passionate residents of Eastcote launched a petition against new management who wanted to change the name as part of a revamp.
However, The Case is Altered pub on the High Road will retain the name it has had since the the 17th century after the CEO succumbed to punters pleas.
Greg Tanner, who led the campaign, said on the petition: “I am delighted to inform you that our efforts have had the desired outcome."
CEO Peter McDonald said the company had taken the decision because of the commitment the community had shown.
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