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Christmas scene in Ealing Broadway

24Nov
After the success of our first Seasons of Ealing photo competition, themed around autumn, we are about to run a second. This time, of course, it will be all about winter. By showing off something great in our borough you...
A class at Gurnell Leisure Centre
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Give yourself an early Christmas present with an exclusive fitness voucher to get you started at a local leisure centre. And, why not give a health trainer a try, free of charge, to help you begin the year in a...
Foster carer Pete Cornford
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Foster carers can make a genuine difference to children’s lives. Could you be one? Pete and Nicky Cornford started fostering this September. The Hanwell couple were inspired to start fostering by a talk that was given at church, at the...
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Local people can kick off the New Year by taking on a fresh hobby or getting a new qualification thanks to the huge range of Ealing Adult Learning (EAL) courses starting in January. What’s more,...
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The hundreds of people who gave up their time to ensure the 2017 Ealing Half Marathon ran smoothly and successfully have been recognised with a prestigious award. The volunteers at Ealing Half Marathon CIC won...
Skills Escalator adviser Kayliegh Creamer and client Aneela Rashid
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If you are already in a job but still claiming some housing benefit to top-up your wages, the council’s Skills Escalator is a ‘rare’ scheme that can help you increase your chances of earning more money. By gaining additional qualifications...
Idris Elba. Photo by DFID UK Department for International Development, via Wikimedia Commons
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Idris Elba, diamond geezer that he is, makes his second appearance in the illustrious pages of Reel Life. I doubt anyone will object to that, with him being such an exceptionally popular man. A comedy...
Dickens Yard, Ealing Town Hall and the rest of Ealing town centre in the background
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With less money to spend on services we have no option but to change the way the council works and how services are delivered. Therefore, as a council, we have agreed to focus our work...
Mary Waddington's school
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In the spring of 1901 a Yorkshire solicitor by the name of Mr Chambers was tasked with finding a suitable school for the fatherless Mary Waddington, aged 15. He did this by writing to a...