Archive for Month: September 2016

  • 2018 Boundary Review

    Two weeks ago, the Boundary Commission released its proposals for new constituencies in England, partially in order to redraw the boundaries in order to accommodate the change of the size of each ward and partially to reduce the number of MPs in the House of Commons from 650 to 600. The boundary review is carried…

  • GURNELL LEISURE CENTRE UPDATE

    Ealing Council is in the process of drawing up plans to replace the beloved Gurnell Leisure Centre with a new £33m redevelopment of the centre, by permitting a developer to take over the site and build new housing in order to pay for the new facilities. Gurnell will be closed for over two years if…

  • Road Restrictions Next Week (near Popes Lane)

    Due to a new gas connection on the Village Park Estate (aka Trees Estate) the following temporary restrictions from 3rd to the 7th October 2016 will be in place: Elderberry Road will be restricted to a one-way operation, northbound travel only, from its junction with Popes Lane to its junction with Almond Avenue. Knights Avenue…

  • Rise in Fly Tipping Under Labour is Staggering, but not Surprising, say Conservatives

    Fly tipping is on the up in Ealing – a staggering 144% just the past 3 months alone according to new Council figures. Between September 2015 and August 2016, there were 8,918 reports of fly tipping recorded by Ealing Council. By comparison, the figure was 5,688 for the previous year. This represents a 56% increase…

  • SUGAR & SPICE FLEA MARKET

  • SOUTH EALING – EMERGENCY GAS LEAK

    National Grid are currently undertaking emergency works due to a gas leak outside South Ealing tube station on South Ealing Road, W5. The works are expected to last 10 days in total where 2-way lights are being used to manage traffic. The lights are being manually controlled during both the morning and evenings (peak times). LBE are…

  • OPEN HOUSE WEEKEND

    17th and 18th September 2016 Next weekend, as part of the Open House London Weekend, many locations are opening up their doors to the public. Open House London is the capital’s largest annual festival of architecture and design. In Ealing Common ward, you will find two events happening this weekend. Ealing Common Walk On Saturday 17th,…

  • DEACTIVATION of unused TAXICARDS

    Have you got a TaxiCard in your drawer? London Councils has stopped membership of 9,108 TaxiCard members who have not used their cards for over 2 years. The scheme provides subsidised transport in taxis and private hire vehicles for people who have serious mobility impairments and difficulty using public transport. It is paid for by TfL…

  • KNOW YOUR NUMBERS

    Know Your Numbers Week – 12 – 18 September 2016 Know your Numbers! is Blood Pressure UK’s flagship awareness campaign. Know your Numbers! Week is the nation’s largest annual blood pressure testing and awareness event. It encourages adults across the UK to know their blood pressure numbers and take the necessary action to reach and maintain a…

  • COUNCIL TAX – spreading your payments

    Exactly what the title states. Instead of paying your annual council tax bill over ten instalments you can now pay over twelve months. You can request it via this Ealing Council website link. At the same time you are able to amend your direct debit payments to come out on either 1st, 8th, 15th or…