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Homeless Artists in Hammersmith Provide Christmas Card Boost
Homeless Artists in Hammersmith Provide Christmas Card Boost

Barons Court Project benefiting from sales of festive artwork

Stabilisation Work on Hammersmith Bridge Set To Begin
Stabilisation Work on Hammersmith Bridge Set To Begin

Project aims to reopen route to pedestrians and cyclists 'as soon as possible'

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

Next Year
Next Year's Boat Race Not Being Held On Thames

Putney to Mortlake route ruled unsafe due to Covid and Hammersmith Bridge

TfL Restore Support For Visually Impaired on the Tube
TfL Restore Support For Visually Impaired on the Tube

Physical sighted assistance to be offered to passengers in need again

Covid Admissions at Local Hospitals No Longer Rising
Covid Admissions at Local Hospitals No Longer Rising

Trust hoping to cut backlog of treatments at Charing Cross and Hammersmith

War of Words Over Hammersmith Bridge Intensifies
War of Words Over Hammersmith Bridge Intensifies

Claim that council reserves could fund repairs branded 'stupid and ignorant'

Council Pledges To Enable Safe Care Home Christmas Visits
Council Pledges To Enable Safe Care Home Christmas Visits

30-minute on the spot tests to be supplied for families of residents

Sadiq Khan Says London Should Be Put In Tier 2 Lockdown
Sadiq Khan Says London Should Be Put In Tier 2 Lockdown

Any higher level of restriction would be 'hammer blow' to capital's economy

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

Proposal Made for Ferry Crossing at Harrods Wharf
Proposal Made for Ferry Crossing at Harrods Wharf

Site offered free for river link between Barnes and Hammersmith

Volunteers Wanted for New Covid-19 Vaccine Study
Volunteers Wanted for New Covid-19 Vaccine Study

Urgent call for help with trials at Charing Cross Hospital

Shaun Bailey Claims Tax Rise Could Be Needed To Fund Free Travel
Shaun Bailey Claims Tax Rise Could Be Needed To Fund Free Travel

Mayoral hopeful says keeping benefit for pensioners and children would be expensive

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

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

Headcount Reduced and Climate Change Policies Slashed at City Hall
Headcount Reduced and Climate Change Policies Slashed at City Hall

Mayor forced to make drastic cuts due to 'unprecedented' fall in tax revenue

Two Year Jail Sentence for Prolific Bike Thief
Two Year Jail Sentence for Prolific Bike Thief

One of charges against Francis Graham was a theft on Shepherd's Bush Road

Number on Benefits in Hammersmith & Fulham Doubles
Number on Benefits in Hammersmith & Fulham Doubles

Local foodbank says demand has increased more than five times

Fulham Boys Headteacher Says Exams Must Take Place Next Year
Fulham Boys Headteacher Says Exams Must Take Place Next Year

Alun Ebenezer urges government not to follow Wales’ decision

Survey Shows 25% of Londoners Don
Survey Shows 25% of Londoners Don't Want Covid Vaccine

Most get their news from YouTube rather than traditional sources

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

Workload, pay and housing thought to be factors in departures

Task Force to Consider Temporary Road Traffic Bridge
Task Force to Consider Temporary Road Traffic Bridge

Borough leader receives assurances that option will be investigated

Woman Dies After Being Hit By Lorry in Hammersmith
Woman Dies After Being Hit By Lorry in Hammersmith

Fatal collision took place on Shepherd's Bush Road

Ikea Group Donation Helps Lyric Exceed Fund Raising Target
Ikea Group Donation Helps Lyric Exceed Fund Raising Target

Hammersmith theatre receives £30,000 from next door neighbour

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

Campaigners hoping government minister will block scheme

Liverpool Style Mass-testing Planned for Hammersmith & Fulham
Liverpool Style Mass-testing Planned for Hammersmith & Fulham

Council aiming to ramp up system 'very soon'

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

Backlash Against Grassroots Sport Restrictions Grows
Backlash Against Grassroots Sport Restrictions Grows

Campaigners say move aiming to limit spread of virus is senseless and harmful

What The TfL Emergency Deal Means For Londoners
What The TfL Emergency Deal Means For Londoners

Transport Network gets funding for six months but with conditions

Hammersmith Hospital ICU Staff Forced To Self-Isolate
Hammersmith Hospital ICU Staff Forced To Self-Isolate

Exposed to patients with non-Covid illnesses who later tested positive

Met Deploys More Officers To Hammersmith and Fulham
Met Deploys More Officers To Hammersmith and Fulham

Patrols to deal with Covid-19 regulation breaches due to high infection rate

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

MP Sounds Alarm on Hammersmith and Fulham Infection Rate
MP Sounds Alarm on Hammersmith and Fulham Infection Rate

Greg Hands says he is very concerned at latest figures

Hammersmith Broadway Covid Cases Four Times London Average
Hammersmith Broadway Covid Cases Four Times London Average

No explanation given for high number of cases in area

Local Schoolchildren To Be Given Tesco Vouchers
Local Schoolchildren To Be Given Tesco Vouchers

Those eligible for free school meals to get £15 worth for food over half term

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

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

Thames Path to Get Safety Patrols Over Winter Months
Thames Path to Get Safety Patrols Over Winter Months

Richmond Council boosting security during Hammersmith Bridge closure

Elderly Man Fights For Life After Being Hit On Fulham Palace Road
Elderly Man Fights For Life After Being Hit On Fulham Palace Road

Involved in collision with lorry near Charing Cross Hospital

Stephen Cowan Calls For Covid-19 Circuit Breaker
Stephen Cowan Calls For Covid-19 Circuit Breaker

Council leader says move needed to stop exponential rise

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

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

Hammersmith Hospital Nurse Has Message for Covid-19 Sceptics
Hammersmith Hospital Nurse Has Message for Covid-19 Sceptics

Mina Long-John wishes conspiracy theorists could be shown the reality

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

Branch inside WHSmith to shut due to Kings Mall redevelopment

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26-28 Hammersmith Grove Is Set To Be Transformed With Revised Plans
26-28 Hammersmith Grove Is Set To Be Transformed With Revised Plans

Opinions are sought before 6th December

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

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

Christmas Cheer with Arts & Crafts Hammersmith
Christmas Cheer with Arts & Crafts Hammersmith

Emery Walker Trust and The William Morris Society join forces

Raymond Briggs
Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas Returns to the Lyric Hammersmith

Show which has brought festive joy for last eight years is back virtually

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

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

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

Tenet the Big Draw for New Look Vue in Westfield
Tenet the Big Draw for New Look Vue in Westfield

Cinema hoping Christopher Nolan film will encourage movie fans back

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

Riverside Studios Cinema Set To Open
Riverside Studios Cinema Set To Open

A selection of classic films to be shown to a socially distanced audience

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

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

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

Lifestyle

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We Have Exciting News To Share With You!

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

"You Need A Holiday", She Said
"You Need A Holiday", She Said

The Italian Plumber takes the plunge... or does he?

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

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

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

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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