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Hammersmith Post Office Set To Close
Hammersmith Post Office Set To Close

Branch inside WHSmith to shut due to Kings Mall redevelopment

Which Pubs in Hammersmith are Set To Reopen ?
Which Pubs in Hammersmith are Set To Reopen ?

List of those reopening this Saturday or over the next week

Is a Premium Still Justified for Hammersmith
Is a Premium Still Justified for Hammersmith's Great Transport Links?

Agents concerned that 'new normal' might not suit local property

Local Schoolgirl Wins Jack Petchey Award
Local Schoolgirl Wins Jack Petchey Award

Foundations recognises work of Kiah Greenidge in making PPE for nurses

Foodbank Doorstoppers Need You
Foodbank Doorstoppers Need You

Group collect donations for the H&F Foodbank at Olympia

Hammersmith Cargo Bike Service Reaches New Milestone
Hammersmith Cargo Bike Service Reaches New Milestone

Over 2,000 deliveries made since Parcels Not Pollution set up

Concerns That Plans May
Concerns That Plans May 'Prettify' Wormwood Scrubs

Locals worried that HS2 funding could be used to make the park more tame

Byron Burger Chain Files for Administration
Byron Burger Chain Files for Administration

Future of Hammersmith Grove and Westfield branches looks uncertain

Council Spent Thousands to Protect Jonty Bravery
Council Spent Thousands to Protect Jonty Bravery's Identity

Teenager threw killed off Tate Modern balcony in bid for notoriety

Legal Challenge to Scrapping of Minicab Congestion Charge Exemption
Legal Challenge to Scrapping of Minicab Congestion Charge Exemption

Union claims it unfairly targets BAME drivers

Sam
Sam's Riverside Restaurant Set to Return

In the meantime they are holding online celebrity quiz night

Goldhawk Road Ice Cream Parlour Sets Up on Brook Green
Goldhawk Road Ice Cream Parlour Sets Up on Brook Green

Bears at the Pavilion has opened in Hammersmith

Local Pubs and Restaurants Get Set for Reopening
Local Pubs and Restaurants Get Set for Reopening

Social distancing relaxation welcomed but track and trace rules a challenge

Bee Hives Installed at Hammersmith Academy
Bee Hives Installed at Hammersmith Academy

Project aims to help refugees in the borough become beekeepers

90 Years Since Chick
90 Years Since Chick 'Cocky' Knight's Hammersmith Bridge Heroics

Second time that local wrestler had rescued someone from drowning

Borough Pension Fund Administration
Borough Pension Fund Administration 'Not Fit for Purpose'

Council hires consultant to review scheme after catalogue of errors discovered

Significant Deficit in Borough
Significant Deficit in Borough's SEN Budget Continues to Grow

Headteacher says it would be immoral to make future pupils go without

Plea Made to Support Hammersmith Shops as Lockdown Eases
Plea Made to Support Hammersmith Shops as Lockdown Eases

First day of 'non-essential' shopping sees big queues for Primark on King Street

Hammersmith Bridge Plans
Hammersmith Bridge Plans 'Parked' During Pandemic

Project 'shovel ready' but needs government funding to proceed

Pandemic Has Revolutionised Local Health Care Says NHS Boss
Pandemic Has Revolutionised Local Health Care Says NHS Boss

Divisions between teams disappearing as they learn to work together

Hammersmith Woman May Have Been UK
Hammersmith Woman May Have Been UK's Patient Zero

Test shows that Susannah Ford could have been first confirmed Covid-19 case

Pianist Performs to West Kensington From Her Flat
Pianist Performs to West Kensington From Her Flat

Harriet Stubbs planning to continue playing for neighbours through the summer

Huge Kings Mall Car Park Redevelopment Moves a Step Closer
Huge Kings Mall Car Park Redevelopment Moves a Step Closer

Scheme including 17 storey tower to be completed by end of next year

NHS Urgent Care Walk-in Centres to Remain Closed
NHS Urgent Care Walk-in Centres to Remain Closed

Hammersmith and Charing Cross Hospitals and Parsons Green units still shut

Temporary Hammersmith Bridge Survives TfL Spending Cuts
Temporary Hammersmith Bridge Survives TfL Spending Cuts

No funding for permanent replacement and Piccadilly line signalling

Council Mark Up More Than Two Miles of New Cycle Lanes
Council Mark Up More Than Two Miles of New Cycle Lanes

Pop-up segregation installed on King Street and Hammersmith Gyratory

Hammersmith Academy Head Speaks Out Over Loss of Free Travel
Hammersmith Academy Head Speaks Out Over Loss of Free Travel

Gary Kynsaston says move will hit poorer students hardest

Woman
Woman's Body Found By A4 in Hammersmith

Police say that at this stage the death is unexplained

Local Schools Set Their Own Timetable for Reopening
Local Schools Set Their Own Timetable for Reopening

Primaries in Hammersmith & Fulham taking a mixture of approaches

Hammersmith Woman
Hammersmith Woman's Caribbean Holiday Turns into Nightmare

Calls the response of the Foreign Office and Virgin Atlantic 'shambolic'

Three Times as Many Extreme Speeders Stopped During Lockdown
Three Times as Many Extreme Speeders Stopped During Lockdown

Enforcement increased to prevent collisions increasing strain on NHS

Hammersmith & Fulham Lends Half a Billion To Other Councils
Hammersmith & Fulham Lends Half a Billion To Other Councils

Short term borrowing by local authorities has rocketed over last few years

Jail for Burglar Who Targeted Hammersmith and Shepherd
Jail for Burglar Who Targeted Hammersmith and Shepherd's Bush

Stole from homes in Emlyn Road, Flanchford Road and St. Peter's Square

Mourners Upset By People Having Picnics and Barbeques
Mourners Upset By People Having Picnics and Barbeques

Cemeteries and crematorium see funeral processions affected by bad behaviour

Stop and Search More Than Doubles in Hammersmith & Fulham
Stop and Search More Than Doubles in Hammersmith & Fulham

Met say most cases relate to drug dealing and gang activity

New Plans Submitted for Tallest Building in Hammersmith
New Plans Submitted for Tallest Building in Hammersmith

Three block hotel complex by the A4 is on site of Magistrates’ Court

King Street and Uxbridge Road Pavements to Be Widened
King Street and Uxbridge Road Pavements to Be Widened

Council aiming to allow shoppers to maintain social distancing

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The Italian Plumber
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Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith
Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith

Delays in store on Fulham Palace and Shepherd's Bush Roads

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Hammersmith
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Hammersmith

Changes to tube and rail services during the crisis

West London Girls Schools Working Together in UCAS Week
West London Girls Schools Working Together in UCAS Week

St Augustine's, Ellen Wilkinson & Sacred Heart share ideas on university applications

William Morris Society Launches Online Exhibition
William Morris Society Launches Online Exhibition

Highlights from the collection cover the diverse interests of the artist

Artists Staying At Home
Artists Staying At Home

The annual invitation to homes and studios is virtual this year

Brook Green Market Now Open on Wednesday and Saturday
Brook Green Market Now Open on Wednesday and Saturday

Offering fresh organic fruit and veg while taking all necessary precautions

Riverside Studios Launches Virtual Riverside
Riverside Studios Launches Virtual Riverside

Programme of free online films and community events during lockdown

H&F Citizens Advice Bureau Are Still Here to Help
H&F Citizens Advice Bureau Are Still Here to Help

Local people urged to phone or email if they need advice and support

Thames Path Restrictions on Cyclists and Joggers Extended
Thames Path Restrictions on Cyclists and Joggers Extended

Banned during the day between Putney Bridge and Chiswick Mall

Online Charity Quizzes Hosted by Stephen Fry and Jo Brand
Online Charity Quizzes Hosted by Stephen Fry and Jo Brand

Join the fun in May and support Riverside Studios and Imperial Health Charity

How to Contact H&F Council During the Crisis
How to Contact H&F Council During the Crisis

Customers advised to use phone or email after closure of King Street Service Centre

Residents Offered Free Home Workouts and Fitness Classes
Residents Offered Free Home Workouts and Fitness Classes

App for members of H&F's three Better leisure centres now open to all

Have You Explored H&F Libraries
Have You Explored H&F Libraries' Online Resources?

Discover e-books, audio books, courses, learning for kids and much more

Council Reopens Parks in Hammersmith & Fulham
Council Reopens Parks in Hammersmith & Fulham

Opened on 'trial basis' with social distancing laws to be enforced

H&F Extinction Rebellion
H&F Extinction Rebellion's Weekly Meetings Go Virtual

Get involved online every Tuesday and give your views on the New Normal

Priority Shopping Hours in Supermarkets and Foodstores
Priority Shopping Hours in Supermarkets and Foodstores

Find the times reserved for the elderly, NHS staff and social care workers

H&F People
H&F People's Theatre Company Hits Fundraising Target

Local groups and individuals invited to take on roles in upcoming stage production

Snowshoes or Sandals?

Find out in our weather forecast for Hammersmith

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What's on in Hammersmith

A fuller listing of events in the local area

Lifestyle

Introducing Alistair-Hugo at Home
Introducing Alistair-Hugo at Home

Quality produce, food boxes and curated meals - fresh food ideas delivered direct to your door

Russell Gallery Reopens Doors
Russell Gallery Reopens Doors

As 1 metre ruling allows for 'real' Summer Exhibition 2020

The Challenge of Making the Peartree a Pub Again
The Challenge of Making the Peartree a Pub Again

Daz Seager describes the path to normality as a minefield

Turning Fitness On Its Head
Turning Fitness On Its Head

Too busy to exercise? Don't like gyms? Then fit20 could be the solution for you…

Hammersmith Pub Adapts to Lockdown
Hammersmith Pub Adapts to Lockdown

The Thatched House turns into grocery store and flower market

IKEA To Open Store in Hammersmith
IKEA To Open Store in Hammersmith

Taking over Kings Mall with a new format for Swedish furniture chain

Residents Invited to Become Friends of Olympia London
Residents Invited to Become Friends of Olympia London

New scheme will offer priority bookings and exclusive discounts

Property

Property Market Stays Subdued as Agents Await
Property Market Stays Subdued as Agents Await 'Boris Bounce'

But Hammersmith's pint sized flats prove popular with investors and first time buyers

£89 Million King Street Regeneration Budget Approved
£89 Million King Street Regeneration Budget Approved

Council plans to borrow to fund part of town hall redevelopment

Community

Hammersmith & Fulham Rugby Youngsters Raise £50,000 for NHS
Hammersmith & Fulham Rugby Youngsters Raise £50,000 for NHS

Ball passed by players the distance between Twickenham and Murrayfield

Olympia London Taken Over by Foodbank and Community Volunteers
Olympia London Taken Over by Foodbank and Community Volunteers

Providing 'massive increase' in food support for residents in need

Brackenbury Pupils Create Messages of Love to NHS and Key Workers
Brackenbury Pupils Create Messages of Love to NHS and Key Workers

Dalling Road primary aims to display rainbows in every window

Hotline Launched by Council to Support Vulnerable Residents
Hotline Launched by Council to Support Vulnerable Residents

People who need help, or friends and family urged to get in touch

Royal Trinity Hospice Launches Urgent Appeal
Royal Trinity Hospice Launches Urgent Appeal

Funds needed after closure of 32 charity shops including four in H&F

Hammersmith and Fulham
Hammersmith and Fulham's Community Comes Together

Neighbours join forced to help those who are vulnerable during the crisis

H&F Council Seek To Mobilise Volunteer Army
H&F Council Seek To Mobilise Volunteer Army

Fit and able residents urged to join community action network to help the vulnerable

H&F Foodbank Promises to Stay Open During Crisis
H&F Foodbank Promises to Stay Open During Crisis

And appeals to local community to keep donating much needed food

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