Archive for Month: April 2017

  • A406 GUNNERSBURY AVENUE – Verge maintenance

    Now spring is in full flow albeit being a tad chilly many residents will be clearing up their gardens and planting many flowers as well as fruit and vegetables. On the public highway TfL has been busy trimming away. Just before Easter the grass verge by Waldegrave Road has already been cut back. Works on…

  • Local NHS Changes – Real Concerns. But Stop the Scaremongering

    EALING & CHARING CROSS HOSPITALS ARE NOT CLOSING Cllr Greg Stafford, Opposition Leader said: “We care passionately about the NHS and share a number of the concerns expressed by residents, but can not endorse Labour’s statement that Ealing and Charing Cross hospitals are closing, when quite simply they are not. When 80% of patients will…

  • 9-42 THE BROADWAY – PLANNING INQUIRY

    Just to let residents and any other interested parties aware of the planning inquiry coming up next month for the site formerly known as ‘The Arcadia site’. The confirmation has come in and the inquiry will run from 10am on Tuesday 9th May for up to 12 days at the Liz Cantell Room at Ealing…

  • PARK PARADE – The Finale!

    Readers may recall that improvement works begun at the end of February this year (see earlier article). Now these works are near completion. Two final items remain to be completed: 21st April – Draining works between numbers 1 and 14 restricting parking for the duration of the works. 24th-25th April – Road resurfacing where there…

  • EALING’s FORGOTTEN SPACES – VOTE NOW

    A local ward project started off by a local resident has been shortlisted for a community grant. Ealing’s Forgotten Spaces’ (see earlier article) inaugural clean up project (based at Baron’s Pond located on the corner of Pope’s Lane and Gunnersbury Drive) has been shortlisted to raise awareness and hopefully, receive a £4,000 community grant as part…

  • TROJAN BIN A SUCCESS in SOUTH EALING

    Last month Cllr Joanna Dabrowska secured a double recycling bin for residents and visitors in South Ealing. These large receptacles are called Trojans and one was installed in front of the Co-op supermarket on South Ealing Road, and since then they have proved a success in keeping some of the local fly tipping at bay…

  • GREAT TALK LAST NIGHT!

    Last night Cllr Joanna Dabrowska attended the Ealing Civic Society‘s AGM where Jennifer Shipside (of the Ealing Common Society) gave a very interesting lecture about ‘The Life & Times of Ealing Common’.  Joanna will try and obtain the presentation slides for public consumption and will post it here in the future. On a side note,…

  • LBE’s AIR QUALITY ACTION PLAN – HAVE YOUR SAY

    It has come to our attention that Ealing Council is conducting a consultation on their draft Air Quality Action Plan. More information can be found on the following webpage: www.ealing.gov.uk/aqap where you can read the full plan and submit your views through the survey link. The consultation closes on 7th May 2017.

  • EALING COMMON – EVENTS PROGRAMME

    The following events are scheduled on Ealing Common this year: 27 April – 7 May Wilsons Funfair 23 Jun – 26 Jun Wilsons Funfair TBC      EID in the Park 01 Jul – 02 Jun  Eat Drink Ealing 09 Sep     Goniec Polish Festival 18 Oct – 29 Oct Great Russian Circus If you have any comments about the above events, please…

  • WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

    As some of you know (see last month’s article) that the southern part of Ealing Common has undergone lots of digging and preparation for the wild meadow to be seeded this month. The optimum time to seed is in the next fortnight and this will be done once the surface has been disc harrowed. For…