Archive for Month: July 2017

  • Update on large ward planning applications

    Just to update ward residents on four large planning applications that are currently pending determination. Land R/O Red Lion Pub & 19 St Mary’s Road, Ealing, W5 5RA – Construction of two pairs of semi-detached residential houses (a total of four) comprising ground and basement levels with private and communal amenity space at basement and ground level, landscaping,…

  • EALING HOSPITAL is NOT closing – what you need to know

    Ealing Hospital is not closing If you use Ealing Hospital, don’t worry or do anything differently Over the next few years we will be looking at where we provide services – in GP practices, the community and hospital New services will be developed and some existing services will change We are doing this to make sure…

  • Kwasi KWARTENG Visits Ealing Common

    Ealing Common Conservatives welcomed Kwasi Kwarteng MP for Spelthorne to their annual Pimm’s and Strawberries summer event. In spite of the inclement weather, spirits remain high as the party moved inside where Kwasi gave an entertaining and insightful speech to the members present. Kwasi began by playfully re-affirming his achievements as they had been recounted by James Blake, Ealing…

  • EALING REFERENDUM – 12 OCTOBER 2017

    RECEIVED FROM CENTRAL EALING NEIGHBOURHOOD FORUM: Some 17,500 voters will have the chance for a say on a new plan for central Ealing, in a referendum on the Neighbourhood Plan to be held on Thursday 12 October. Ealing Council has accepted the plan submitted by the Central Ealing Neighbourhood Forum (CENF), and it will now be put…

  • FANCY A RUN? @GPParkRun

    Gunnersbury ParkRun is a free 5k event that welcomes walkers and runners every Saturday at 9am throughout the year. People of all ages and abilities are encouraged to take part, and you don’t need any experience or special clothing – just wear something comfortable and come along whenever you like! The event is coordinated entirely by…

  • Where will leisure centre users go once Gurnell closes for rebuild? Does Ealing Council care?

    SENT IN BY A LOCAL RESIDENT: Gurnell Leisure Centre is likely to close in September 2018 and re-open in July 2020. Whilst the centre opened in 1981 and needs a significant level of repair, there appear to be no plans to help existing patrons during the closure. Gurnell has a successful swim school and swimming…

  • GUNNERSBURY PARK EVENTS LICENCE – What do you think?

    Hounslow Council in conjunction with Ealing Council has applied for a blanket events/premises licence for Gunnersbury Park. You can read the licence application on Hounslow Council’s website. Only a handful of residents of Ealing Common ward have been notified of the licensing application for the proposed Gunnersbury Park events licence. Hounslow Council has a policy…

  • Popesfield opens its doors

    The story began in 2008 when Cllr Joanna Dabrowska and the then local ward police sergeant, Sgt Rich Lang, came across this land during a late night walkabout as part of an visual audit of the ward. This prompted Ealing Council to start the process of breaking the lease and revive the unused Popesfield playing field. Nine years…

  • TRAVELLERS – ARRIVED….NOW DEPARTED

    Residents contacted us in the early afternoon of Sunday, 23rd July, when travellers started to arrive on Ealing Common. Immediately, senior management and the local police were alerted to their presence to ensure there were no disturbances. The next day, officers from the Parks department and the Safer Communities team visited the encampment and carried…

  • 34 Elm Grove Road Planning Saga Continues

    Readers will recall my post from 3rd July about the planning process saga surrounding 34 Elm Grove Road. (article link) The latest information received is from Cllr Steve Hynes, the planning chair, that the planning application will be heard in August or September. However, a request from the officers has been requested to investigate why…