Category: Community

  • Ealing Half Marathon – this month – road closures

    The Ealing Half Marathon will take place this month on Sunday, September 29th starting in Lammas Park at 9:00am. The 13.1 mile course will still be run in a single lap, taking in parts of Central Ealing, Montpelier, Pitshanger, West Ealing, Hanwell and St Stephens before returning to Lammas Park via the Uxbridge Road. The…

  • Gunnersville Concert Series – Residents’ meeting & letter

    Gunnersville Concerts* will be held at Gunnersbury Park on the weekend of Friday, 6th to Sunday, 8th September. The festival organiser, Festival Republic†, has organised a residents’ meeting at the Park on Friday, 23rd August at 7pm. To reserve a place at this meeting, please click HERE. The following letter to residents will be distributed…

  • Unauthorised encampment injunction works

    On a wet Friday afteroon (at 16:21 precisely), Cllr Joanna Dabrowska was notified of an unauthorised encampment arriving on Ealing Common. At 16:26 the authorities were notified to request the attendance of enforcement bailiffs. Considering that Council offices were about to close for the weekend, by 18:04, Ealing Common SNT confirmed (via Twitter) that the…

  • Lovebox Wash-up, Debrief, Feedback Meeting

    Whatever you want to call it, there will be a post-event meeting next week (at short notice!). The meeting is a ‘chance’ for residents to feedback following the Lovebox and Citadel festivals that occurred on 12-14 July at Gunnersbury Park. Thursday, 8th August at 1900 Dining Room, Gunnersbury Park Museum The meeting will begin with…

  • GUNNERSVILLE – what you (residents) need to know

    From the parent company of the Lovebox and Citadel festivals, organiser and promoter Festival Republic is bringing a new festival to Gunnersbury Park in September. Gunnersville is a 3-day concert series taking place in Gunnersbury Park from Friday 6th – Sunday 8th September 2019. Doves will be headlining on Friday 6th September and will be…

  • WAKE UP EALING

    Wake-Up Ealing is a small group of Ealing residents that feel very angry about Heathrow Airport’s proposed airspace changes that will happen prior to the construction of the third runway. These changes will bring in 25,000 additional flights to the airport, and will bring low flying landing aircraft directly over Ealing Common ward for the…

  • Gunnersbury Estate Big Conversation

    Whilst Cllr Joanna Dabrowska is trying to be optimistic, always wanting the best for our community, but one of the Gunnersbury Park CIC’s failures wrt. event management, is their lack of quality communication, or indeed, to ensure that any event organisers provide the correct and timely information. Lots of meetings, inadequate information, halfhearted efforts have…

  • Popesfield allotment update – still waiting

    Readers might recall an update last summer when it looked promising that the Popesfield allotments will be ready before the 2019 season. It seems that the application to Thames Water was finally submitted on 21st March 2019 and no date has been provided. Ealing Council’s parks team is now chasing for a date to get…

  • Q&A – Acton Library & Curzon Cinema

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska asked: Acton Library & Curzon Cinema – please provide an update why Curzon pulled out? What was the detail behind the decision? Were any costs (planning, legal, etc) reimbursed to either to Ealing Council or the applicant? Ealing Council’s response: The Council signed an agreement with Curzon Corinthian Ltd in July 2015.…

  • New encampment settling on Ealing Common & latest news on injunction

    On Sunday evening around 8pm, Cllr Joanna Dabrowska was at The Grange pub on the corner of Warwick Road and The Common, when several regulars and the bar staff called out to say that ‘the caravans’ are back. Cllr Dabrowska dashed out to capture the arrival of approximately dozen vehicles along the Warwick Road Extension…