Archive for Month: August 2016

  • ABANDONED VEHICLES – WHAT TO DO

    Ever come across a vehicle that seems to have not moved for weeks, even months from the same spot? Maybe the owner has gone on a fortnight’s holiday. Maybe not. Maybe it’s been abandoned. Since the scrapping of paper tax discs how do you know the vehicle is taxed? What about the MOT? Two requirements to…

  • NO CHANGE TO BANK HOLIDAY BINS

    Just in case anyone was planning to put out their bins a day later next week following the Summer Bank Holiday, well don’t. Nothing is changing. Bins collected same day as usual, even for the Monday folks. For more info, please see Ealing Council’s website.

  • #NightTube starts tomorrow

    The long awaited Night Tube (since it was announced mid-2014 by former Mayor of London, Boris Johnson) is starting tomorrow, Friday, 19th August. The service will provide a 24-hour service on Fridays and Saturdays launching on the Central and Victoria lines. Piccadilly, Jubilee and Northern lines will follow in the autumn. (Please click on the…

  • Bike Marking Scheme

    Ealing Police regularly hold bike marking events to provide cycle security advice, as well as offer security marking and registration onto BikeRegister’s online database. Registering your bike helps police and retailers identify and verify the legitimate owner of bikes that have been stolen or are being resold. Here is a list of forthcoming bike marking events…

  • Is your street blighted with speeders?

    Calling out to all Ealing Common ward residents! Cllr Joanna Dabrowska is in touch with TfL’s Community Roadwatch to work together to reduce speeding in residential areas where residents have raised concerns in their neighbourhood. Community Roadwatch is a partnership between TfL and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) working on a joint road safety initiative which…

  • Gunnersbury Park: Mauritius Open Air Festival – 21st August 2016

    We have just been informed of the Mauritius Open Air Festival (MOAF), a one day festival featuring live music, dance and other activities inspired by Mauritius culture, will take place on Sunday, 21st August from 12:00 to 19:30 at Gunnersbury Park. More information please visit www.mauritiusfestival.com If any resident wishes to raise any concerns about this event,…

  • Ealing Town Hall has been listed as Asset of Community Value

      As part of the Localism Act 2011, Ealing Town Hall has been listed as an Asset of Community Value (ACV). Community Group Ealing Voice (Community Assets Registrations) applied to have Ealing Town Hall registered as an ACV last month. This allows local communities to protect buildings and open spaces. The Community Right to Bid came…

  • Ealing Common travellers evicted

    The traveller encampment that arrived on Tuesday, 19th July has finally been evicted this afternoon. Following assessments Ealing Council officers served court papers on Friday, 22nd July followed with a high court session on Thursday, 28th. The travellers were informed of the granted possession order on Friday evening. By the weekend many travellers had left and…