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Hammersmith & Fulham Bin Men in Holiday Entitlement Row
Hammersmith & Fulham Bin Men in Holiday Entitlement Row

Serco refusing to allow leave missed during pandemic to be rolled over

H&F Council Tax To Rise By Five Per Cent
H&F Council Tax To Rise By Five Per Cent

Most of the increase will be used for adult social care services

NHS Campaign Group Describes Vaccine Roll Out as Chaotic
NHS Campaign Group Describes Vaccine Roll Out as Chaotic

Local NHS one of slowest in the country in getting jabs to over eighties

Backlash Against Council Introduction of Wheelie Bins
Backlash Against Council Introduction of Wheelie Bins

Resident describes them as intrusive and unnecessary

Local Teen Entrepreneur Making War on Waste
Local Teen Entrepreneur Making War on Waste

Gets grant funding for eco business run from Ravenscourt Park

TfL Says It is Cracking Down on Facemask Refuseniks
TfL Says It is Cracking Down on Facemask Refuseniks

Over 1,700 fines handed out to people flouting rules on public transport

TfL Ditches Plans To Make All Stations Cashless
TfL Ditches Plans To Make All Stations Cashless

Change would have caused problems for Londoners without a bank card

Man Sought After Indecent Exposure on District Line
Man Sought After Indecent Exposure on District Line

Incident occurred as train was entering Barons Court Station

Jogger Stopped on Thames Path for
Jogger Stopped on Thames Path for 'Breathing Heavily'

Covid marshals warn man running near Hammersmith Bridge

Early Reopening of Hammersmith Bridge To Pedestrians Ruled Out
Early Reopening of Hammersmith Bridge To Pedestrians Ruled Out

Council's engineers dismiss notion that stabilisation work not needed

Motorcyclist Dies After Talgarth Road Collision
Motorcyclist Dies After Talgarth Road Collision

Police seek BMW driver involved in Hammersmith crash

Tealight Candle Caused Flat Fire Near Charing Cross Hospital
Tealight Candle Caused Flat Fire Near Charing Cross Hospital

Blaze started in accommodation block for NHS staff

Thousands Vaccinated Already in Hammersmith & Fulham
Thousands Vaccinated Already in Hammersmith & Fulham

Elderly first in the queue for jabs as they look forward to normality returning

Nearly 600 London Buildings Still Have Unsafe Cladding
Nearly 600 London Buildings Still Have Unsafe Cladding

Defects remain widespread and residents face financial ruin

Stress on Local Teachers Currently
Stress on Local Teachers Currently 'Unacceptable'

Hammersmith Academy head blasts government last minute policy switches

Union Calls For More Protection After Three TfL Staff Die
Union Calls For More Protection After Three TfL Staff Die

RMT says it is not ruling out industrial action over the issue

'Tidal Wave' of New Covid Patients Since Start of Year

Sharp increase in admissions in latest week for local hospitals

City Hall
City Hall's Portion of Council Tax To Rise By 9.5%

Mayor says government has left him with little other option

Major Incident Declared in London as Hospitals Struggle
Major Incident Declared in London as Hospitals Struggle

Met warns that fines will be issued more quickly for obvious rule breaches

Senior NHS Doctor Says Covid Rule-breaking
Senior NHS Doctor Says Covid Rule-breaking 'Demoralising'

Tells of seeing groups not social distancing as he travels home from work

Mayor Sadiq Khan Calls for Eviction Ban Extension
Mayor Sadiq Khan Calls for Eviction Ban Extension

Current protection for private renters set to expire

Supermarkets Should Enforce Facemask Wearing Says Council
Supermarkets Should Enforce Facemask Wearing Says Council

Borough leader believes large stores are becoming area's Covid hotspots

£125 Million Needed By TfL To Keep Free Travel
£125 Million Needed By TfL To Keep Free Travel

Concessionary fares for under-18s and over-60s not covered in government deal

London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May
London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May

Government has no plans to cancel vote despite public health issues

Sadiq Khan Calls for International Travel Restrictions
Sadiq Khan Calls for International Travel Restrictions

Mayor wants testing on arrival and quarantines in airports

West Kensington Police Chase Ends in Crash
West Kensington Police Chase Ends in Crash

Vehicle which failed to stop when requested collides with parked cars

Lockdown
Lockdown 'Devastating Blow' For Hammersmith Big Issue Seller

Dave Martin heart-broken he was unable to wish customers Happy Christmas

Mayor and Councils
Mayor and Councils 'Not Consulted' on Primary School Decision

Most children in local boroughs to be taught at home next week

Hammersmith Resident Bill Bailey Wins Strictly
Hammersmith Resident Bill Bailey Wins Strictly

13 million people watch local comedian dance in final

Covid-19 Rapid Test Centres Open After Delay
Covid-19 Rapid Test Centres Open After Delay

Facilities in Sands End and King Street were due to start last year

Calls Grow To Postpone Reopening of Schools
Calls Grow To Postpone Reopening of Schools

London Mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey proposes two week 'circuit breaker'

Mayor Warns of
Mayor Warns of 'Red Tape Mountain' After Brexit Deal

London business leaders express relief that no deal scenario avoided

Emergency Measures for Homeless As Temperatures Set to Drop
Emergency Measures for Homeless As Temperatures Set to Drop

Councils and charities compelled to open accommodation for rough sleepers

Covid Cases in Hammersmith & Fulham Double in a Week
Covid Cases in Hammersmith & Fulham Double in a Week

Public Health England believes 60% of infections new strain of virus

Hammersmith & Fulham Foodbank Delivering Up To Christmas Eve
Hammersmith & Fulham Foodbank Delivering Up To Christmas Eve

Number of food parcels given out has already tripled this year

City Tree Aims To Be Breath of Fresh Air for Lyric Square
City Tree Aims To Be Breath of Fresh Air for Lyric Square

Air-filtering moss using biotech to reduce pollution

Age UK Hammersmith and Fulham Launches Operation Christmas Magic
Age UK Hammersmith and Fulham Launches Operation Christmas Magic

Elderly residents boosted by support of volunteer befrienders

Local Tory Leader Says Government Bridge Bill Too High
Local Tory Leader Says Government Bridge Bill Too High

Grant Shapps reportedly wants borough taxpayers to pay half of restoration costs

Rare Lizards on Wormwood Scrubs May Need To Be Moved
Rare Lizards on Wormwood Scrubs May Need To Be Moved

HS2 changing access route to reduce damage to the environment

Supreme Court Gives Go Ahead To Third Runway
Supreme Court Gives Go Ahead To Third Runway

Anti-Heathrow expansion campaigners still doubt it will ever be built

Absence Rate Reaches Nearly 30% At Local Secondary Schools
Absence Rate Reaches Nearly 30% At Local Secondary Schools

Pupils required to self-isolate because of classmates’ Covid-19 infection

Passenger Dies After Mini-cab Hit on Fulham Palace Road
Passenger Dies After Mini-cab Hit on Fulham Palace Road

Driver of other vehicle taken into custody after failing to take breath test

London Moved Into Tier 3 Level Restrictions
London Moved Into Tier 3 Level Restrictions

Restaurants and pubs to be closed in the capital over the festive season

Council Beefs Up Neighbourhood Enforcement Measures
Council Beefs Up Neighbourhood Enforcement Measures

More uniformed wardens to patrol borough parks and estates

Two Sought in Connection With Hammersmith Stabbing
Two Sought in Connection With Hammersmith Stabbing

Police seek witnesses to 'dramatic incident' in Brook Green area

Double Decker Hammersmith Bridge Could Be Opened
Double Decker Hammersmith Bridge Could Be Opened 'Within A Year'

Council put forward new proposal to Department for Transport

Air Around Hammersmith School
Air Around Hammersmith School 'Illegally Toxic'

City Hall names St. Paul's Primary on list with above legal limit pollution

Fight Against Hammersmith Hotel Tower Continues
Fight Against Hammersmith Hotel Tower Continues

Campaigners hoping government minister will block scheme

Task Force Says Hammersmith Ferry
Task Force Says Hammersmith Ferry 'Active in New Year'

Announces that TfL has been instructed to start procurement process

Hammersmith & Fulham Winter Covid Appeal Launched
Hammersmith & Fulham Winter Covid Appeal Launched

Aims to help locals most at risk from second lockdown

Six and a Half Years To Reopen Hammersmith Bridge
Six and a Half Years To Reopen Hammersmith Bridge

Task force hears toll might be needed to fund repair

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Grove Neighbourhood Centre Annual General Meeting
Grove Neighbourhood Centre Annual General Meeting

Changes to planned meeting as it will now be conducted electronically

The Upper Scale Ltd
The Upper Scale Ltd

Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.

Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore
Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore

Be ready for Christmas presents. Keep safe. Give a book.

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Hammersmith
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Hammersmith

Changes to tube and rail services during the crisis

Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith
Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith

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

Online Chopin Concert Begins New Season at POSK
Online Chopin Concert Begins New Season at POSK

A programme of Polish cultural events on the internet

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces New Season
Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces New Season

Community projects continue while socially distanced shows begin in New Year

Tree Trail Launched in Ravenscourt Park
Tree Trail Launched in Ravenscourt Park

Friends group select 25 trees of particular interest for you to view

William Morris Society Launches Islamic Art Exhibition
William Morris Society Launches Islamic Art Exhibition

A Place in Pattern: Islamic Art and its Influence in British Arts & Crafts

Lyric Hammersmith Announces Panto Postponement
Lyric Hammersmith Announces Panto Postponement

Blames uncertainty over government guidelines for public performances

Prestigious Award for Hammersmith
Prestigious Award for Hammersmith's POSK Cinema

Polish community-run venue named best film society in the UK

New Live Music Venue To Open at Olympia London
New Live Music Venue To Open at Olympia London

4.400 capacity will be biggest in West London larger than Hammersmith Apollo

Auction Raises £6,870 for The Upper Room
Auction Raises £6,870 for The Upper Room

Enthusiastic bidding at event organised on behalf of Artists at Home

Borough Leisure Centres Set For Phased Reopening
Borough Leisure Centres Set For Phased Reopening

All visits must be pre-booked with walk-ins not allowed

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

Highlights from the collection cover the diverse interests of the artist

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

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

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

Lifestyle

A Christmas Tale… “Daddy, can we visit Santa?”
A Christmas Tale… “Daddy, can we visit Santa?”

The Italian Plumber helps Santa keep cool

We Have Exciting News To Share With You!
We Have Exciting News To Share With You!

Discover Classic Deli Online Gourmet Shop for you to Cook like a Chef at home!

Chiswick and Bedford Park Preparatory School
Chiswick and Bedford Park Preparatory School

Inspiring young minds

Pizza Express to Close Fulham Palace Road Branch
Pizza Express to Close Fulham Palace Road Branch

Restaurant opposite Charing Cross Hospital one of 73 axed nationally

Byron Burgers Looks Set to Close Local Branches
Byron Burgers Looks Set to Close Local Branches

New owners keeping Westfield restaurant but not interested in Hammersmith

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

Sam
Sam's Riverside Restaurant Set to Return

In the meantime they are holding online celebrity quiz night

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

Family Houses in Hammersmith Snapped Up During Pandemic
Family Houses in Hammersmith Snapped Up During Pandemic

Buyers still willing to pay high prices despite uncertainty

Hotel Plan Would
Hotel Plan Would 'Make Hammersmith the Next Croydon'

Sadiq Khan urged to block 23 storey tower on Talgarth Road

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

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

£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

'Inspiring' Hammersmith Supermarket Worker With Down’s Syndrome Hailed

Emma Sarre has worked at the local Tesco for over seven years

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

Branch inside WHSmith to shut due to Kings Mall redevelopment

Hammersmith & Fulham Teacher Exodus To Be Investigated
Hammersmith & Fulham Teacher Exodus To Be Investigated

Workload, pay and housing thought to be factors in departures

What Happens To Asylum Seekers in Hammersmith & Fulham
What Happens To Asylum Seekers in Hammersmith & Fulham

Home Office reported to be housing them in five hotels in the borough

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

Second time that local wrestler had rescued someone from drowning

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

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

Hammersmith and Fulham
Hammersmith and Fulham's Community Comes Together

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

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