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Meeting Discusses Next Options for Hammersmith Bridge
Meeting Discusses Next Options for Hammersmith Bridge

New permanent crossing now being considered

Raise Funds for Maggie
Raise Funds for Maggie's and Take Part in Virtual Culture Crawl

A chance to see an exclusive Rick Astley performance from your sofa

Hammersmith Police Station Set To Reopen
Hammersmith Police Station Set To Reopen

Facility finally back in action after four year closure

Over 100 Untested Patients Discharged into Care Homes
Over 100 Untested Patients Discharged into Care Homes

West London hospitals were only testing those in contact with infected person

Westfield Walk-in Covid-19 Testing Hailed As Success
Westfield Walk-in Covid-19 Testing Hailed As Success

Mobile unit managed to increase number of younger people screened

New Figures Show London
New Figures Show London's Recovery is Car-lead

Congestion higher outside city centre than it was this time last year

Asylum Seekers Moved To Hammersmith After Covid Outbreak
Asylum Seekers Moved To Hammersmith After Covid Outbreak

Home Office transferred them to local hotel without informing council

Councillor Condemns Sainsbury
Councillor Condemns Sainsbury's Over Facemask Policy

Supermarket singled out for criticism due to lack of enforcement

Active Discussions Taking Place About Hammersmith Ferry
Active Discussions Taking Place About Hammersmith Ferry

The Port of London Authority confirms several possible schemes being considered

Covid-19 Testing Introduced at Westfield
Covid-19 Testing Introduced at Westfield

Young people targeted after they account for most new infections

Government Setting Up Hammersmith Bridge Task Force
Government Setting Up Hammersmith Bridge Task Force

Department of Transport engineers to take over management of repairs

New Sixth Form College Opens in Hammersmith
New Sixth Form College Opens in Hammersmith

Moat School caters for pupils with unique learning profiles and learning difficulties

Hammersmith & Fulham London
Hammersmith & Fulham London's Second Highest for Covid

Borough infection rates now at the level UK quarantines other countries

Greens Call for A Cross London 20mph Speed Limit
Greens Call for A Cross London 20mph Speed Limit

Assembly Member writes to minister urging restriction be made mandatory

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

Sadiq Khan urged to block 23 storey tower on Talgarth Road

No Immediate Reopening of Hammersmith Bridge to Pedestrians
No Immediate Reopening of Hammersmith Bridge to Pedestrians

Councillor says that it could be at least two months before access returns

Details of Hammersmith & Fulham School Bus Services
Details of Hammersmith & Fulham School Bus Services

Extra buses being laid for local routes as term begins

Local Bus Services Altered Due to Hammersmith Bridge Closure
Local Bus Services Altered Due to Hammersmith Bridge Closure

Timetables amended to reflect changing patterns of usage

Major Protest Takes Place at Hammersmith Bridge
Major Protest Takes Place at Hammersmith Bridge

Residents north and south of the river calling for urgent action

Public Transport Use Hits Post-lockdown High
Public Transport Use Hits Post-lockdown High

Tube passenger levels still only a third of pre-pandemic levels

Most Youngsters Can Stop Shielding Say Health Experts
Most Youngsters Can Stop Shielding Say Health Experts

Only those with very severe condition now need to do so

Support Needed for Businesses Underneath the Arches
Support Needed for Businesses Underneath the Arches

Shepherd's Bush, Hammersmith and Ravenscourt Park locals urged to check them out

Charing Cross Nurse Returns To Work Following Covid-19 Battle
Charing Cross Nurse Returns To Work Following Covid-19 Battle

Ralph Deocampo had been cheered out of hospital after surviving virus

Latymer Head Completes Epic Fundraising Cycle Ride
Latymer Head Completes Epic Fundraising Cycle Ride

Raises over £4,600 for bursaries along with Professor Sir Jim Smith

Extra Buses To Be Provided For Return To School
Extra Buses To Be Provided For Return To School

Student-only services to keep children separate from commuters

Tideway Tunnel Cost Rises Above £4 Billion
Tideway Tunnel Cost Rises Above £4 Billion

Covid-19 blamed for project completion being delayed until at least 2025

'No Pattern' To Local Increase in Covid-19 Cases

Hammersmith & Fulham had one of highest rises of any London Borough

Plea Made for Military Assistance Over Hammersmith Bridge
Plea Made for Military Assistance Over Hammersmith Bridge

Richmond Council and MP write to army asking them to deploy temporary structure

Local Health Boss Says Don
Local Health Boss Says Don't Be Scared to Seek Treatment

'Extreme measures' being taken to assure patient safety in hospitals

River Ferries for School Children Being Considered
River Ferries for School Children Being Considered

Hammersmith & Fulham council seeking to put temporary service in place

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

Deadline Looming for Small Business Grant Applications
Deadline Looming for Small Business Grant Applications

Over £50 million distributed already in Hammersmith & Fulham

Claim Made That Black A Level Students Will Still Miss Out
Claim Made That Black A Level Students Will Still Miss Out

London Assembly members say teachers’ predictions not without bias

Council Closes Care Homes To New Residents
Council Closes Care Homes To New Residents

Temporary measure taken due to lack of availability of tests

Mixed Emotions for A Level Students in Local Schools
Mixed Emotions for A Level Students in Local Schools

Exceptional results at Latymer but state school students feel cheated by system

Deteriorating Hammersmith Bridge Completely Closed
Deteriorating Hammersmith Bridge Completely Closed

Pedestrians and cyclists no longer allowed as more cracks appear

Sam
Sam's Larder Opens on Crisp Road

New boutique deli is shop extension of eponymous restaurant

Pandemic Has Led To Huge Increase in Waiting Lists
Pandemic Has Led To Huge Increase in Waiting Lists

Hospitals struggle with backlog as patients' treatments delayed by over a year

Government Considering TfL Bid for Hammersmith Bridge Funding
Government Considering TfL Bid for Hammersmith Bridge Funding

Unwilling to give timescale for decision despite project being 'shovel ready'

Mega Merger of Local Health Services Moves to Next Stage
Mega Merger of Local Health Services Moves to Next Stage

Single Clinical Commissioning Group proposed for North West London

Plea Made To Help Fund Van for Sheltered Accommodation
Plea Made To Help Fund Van for Sheltered Accommodation

Age UK Hammersmith & Fulham need replacement due to new ULEZ charges

Locally-based Charity Proving to Be Lifeline for Disabled Children
Locally-based Charity Proving to Be Lifeline for Disabled Children

Acton on Disability’s summer camp providing relief after lockdown

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

Locally Born Babies Offered Chance to Join Special Artistic Club
Locally Born Babies Offered Chance to Join Special Artistic Club

The Lyric wants to give children born this year a unique opportunity

Council Need To Raise £16million To Cover Covid-19 Losses
Council Need To Raise £16million To Cover Covid-19 Losses

Finance committee told lost parking fees and PPE cost increased shortfall

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

Stash of Stolen Goods Found in Hammersmith
Stash of Stolen Goods Found in Hammersmith

Found due to trackers fitted to camera equipment stolen in Barnes

Defiance of Government Credited with Low Care Home Death Rate
Defiance of Government Credited with Low Care Home Death Rate

Charing Cross & Hammersmith Hospitals tested for virus before discharge

More Space Provided To Eat and Drink Outdoors
More Space Provided To Eat and Drink Outdoors

Council scheme aims to help local businesses and aid social distancing

Council
Council 'Not Ambitious Enough' on Cycle Lanes

Hammersmith & Fulham Lib Dems call for more infrastructure

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

Branch inside WHSmith to shut due to Kings Mall redevelopment

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

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Go 'Out Out' To The Villa Throughout September

Villa di Geggiano are continuing with 'Eat Out To Help Out' for an extra month

The Russell Gallery
The Russell Gallery's Latest Exhibition

Wonderful works from Pamela Kay and Anita Mandl

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

Lyric Hammersmith Announces Panto Postponement
Lyric Hammersmith Announces Panto Postponement

Blames uncertainty over government guidelines for public performances

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

Dr Caroline Shenton To Give Next Arts Society Chiswick Lecture
Dr Caroline Shenton To Give Next Arts Society Chiswick Lecture

Will be talking about her book on the Victorian’s rebuilding of the Houses of Parliament

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

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

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

"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

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

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…

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

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

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

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

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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