Archive for Month: February 2017

  • Why is there a muddy patch on Ealing Common?

    Many Ealing Common residents as well as drivers and other road users may have noticed a large muddy patch on the Common by the Uxbridge Road. Cllr Joanna Dabrowska went to find out what’s going on. The assistant director of Parks & Leisure has stated that ‘rain stopped play’ and the contractor is currently waiting…

  • Park Parade – Works Begin

    Following on from earlier posts on this ward website readers may remember the consultation and plans regarding the improvement works to the Park Parade highways frontage. The works are due to start this morning and will continue for up to 8 weeks barring any unforeseen circumstances. A letter to affected residents and businesses was distributed last…

  • Ealing’s Forgotten Spaces

    A few months ago a local Ealing Common ward resident, Peter Treadgold, initiated an idea to clean up Barons Pond. With the support of local councillors and Ealing Council officers the Ealing’s Forgotten Spaces project kicked off starting off with the pond opposite the entrance to Gunnersbury Park. The group’s mission statement is “Our aim…

  • GUNNERSBURY PARK CPZ CONSULTATION

    Residents living in the area surrounding Gunnersbury Park, on the Ealing side, should receive a thud on the doormat this week with the new Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) consultation document. More information can be found on Ealing Council’s Consultation page: GUNNERSBURY PARK CPZ Consultation Consultation closes 17th March 2017. Any questions or you haven’t received the…

  • LAND r/o PARK PARADE – APPEAL DECISION

    Many residents have been contacting Cllr Joanna Dabrowska, Conservative Planning Lead, over the years regarding the land at the rear of Park Parade, corner of Gunnersbury Lane and Gunnersbury Avenue. Joanna has received numerous letters, emails and ‘phone calls every time a planning application has come in. Seven applications have come in since 2009 for…

  • LHR EXPANSION – HAVE YOUR SAY

    On 25 October 2016 the government announced a new north-west runway at Heathrow Airport. The potential expansion of Heathrow would have an impact on local communities. The draft Airports National Policy Statement sets out the policy that applies to decisions on whether major infrastructure projects can go ahead. The government is running a 16 week public…

  • FLORENCE ROAD – Raised table installation – road closed

    As part of the Mini-Holland programme a raised table will be installed at the junction of Florence Road and Uxbridge Road to improve pedestrian facilities. Access to Florence Road will be closed off between Uxbridge Road and up to number 40 Florence Road from 15th February 2017 and likely to be completed by 1st March.…

  • RESPONSE TO LBE’s COUNCIL TAX PROPOSAL

    In response to Ealing Council’s press release on next financial year’s Council Tax proposal: Cllr Greg Stafford, Opposition Leader said: “Last year Ealing Labour over-taxed residents by £18.2m and put it into reserves rather than spend it on social care services.  Had they done so, services would be saved and there would be no need to raise Council Tax…

  • BRENTFORD FC – your local football team

    Brentford Football Club are our local football team located just south of Ealing Common ward. Brentford FC were founded in 1889 at a meeting of members for Brentford rowing club to decide between football and rugby as a winter pursuit. They currently play in the Championship, the second tier of English football, after winning promotion…

  • The Annual Crayle Sermon @St Mary’s Church, Acton

     fsdfs Cllr Roz Reece attended the Annual service with the Crayle Sermon at St Mary’s Acton on 5th February. In 1730 and 1759 the Crayle sisters bequeathed money to pay a preacher and to form the basis of the Acton Charities. The Acton sword, presented to the Ealing mayor in the 1960s was found recently and…