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Bathroom at Alton Court, Copley, Hanwell

08Dec
When it comes to housing you would be forgiven for thinking the council’s role was limited to allocating council homes, collecting rents and granting planning permission. Think again… Demand is very high for all types of housing and Ealing Council...
Don and Suzanne Tanswell in the new forest school in Acton
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A recent celebration at a scout hut may have gone unnoticed by people outside of one part of Acton, but it marked a significant milestone in a volunteer-led, council-supported project that involved the whole community and could inspire others to...
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The festive season can often be an indulgent time for all - whether it is splashing the cash on gifts for friends and family or enjoying extra food and treats. It is also a time where we produce extra household...
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Ealing Council is reminding residents that collection days for recycling and rubbish will change over the Christmas period. Refuse and recycling collections will change from Christmas Day and return to normal service on Monday, 15...
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This month the UK’s largest temporary accommodation development providing 290 additional homes before Christmas will open. The development in Acton is the latest step to address emergency housing in the capital. London needs 66,000 new...
Christmas scene in Ealing Broadway
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Our second Seasons of Ealing photo competition is now open. Entries were being accepted from Friday (1 December) and have already been coming in. There are some talented people out there. We wanted you to be inspired by winter and...
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...
Father Christmas at Acton fair
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It is Small Business Saturday tomorrow (2 December), when the whole country will be encouraged to do their shopping locally. In fact, the whole month ahead is packed with reasons to shop locally. When it comes...
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...