Category: Community

  • Large Unauthorised Encampment at Gunnersbury Park

    At 1451, Cllr Joanna Dabrowska was informed by Gunnersbury Park’s management that an unauthorised encampment has gained entry to Gunnersbury Park. Cllr Dabrowska has provided advice to the eviction and removal process. It has become apparent that the encampment had, earlier in the day, just been evicted from the neighbouring Carville Road car park. Residents…

  • Pre-injunction unauthorised encampment and tents – update

    Residents are truly fed-up with the unauthorised encampment that has been camped out on the Warwick Road Extension since 7th May. The long-sought borough-wide injunction came into effect 10th May and it cannot be retrospectively enforced, so the local authority has to utilise the existing powers. Unfortunately, the council has been slow to act on…

  • A new series of concerts coming to Gunnersbury Park*

    Just to inform residents that festival organiser, Festival Republic, has announced its intention to hold a series of concerts in September. The series of concerts will be under the banner of Gunnersville. Whilst the festival organiser has officially announced these today, the concerts are subject to contract* and information is rather scarce at the moment.…

  • THE INJUNCTION

    In short, here are the interim injunction documents: Claim form and application notice issued at court Witness statement of Paul Murphy with exhibits Sealed interim injunction order Source: ealing.gov.uk

  • PRESS RELEASE: Conservative councillors force Labour Council to U-turn on borough-wide injunction

    Ealing Common Conservative Councillor Joanna Dabrowska, whose petition and motion last December was rejected by the Labour-run Ealing Council, has finally won a year-long battle against unauthorised encampments. The Labour Council has made a complete u-turn and will now seek an injunction against unauthorised encampments in the Borough tomorrow. This follows years of disruption and…

  • Which London Boroughs have injunctions against unauthorised encampments?

    It’s been a busy few years in Ealing as well as in London generally with hundreds, possibly over a thousand unauthorised encampments. Cllr Joanna Dabrowska, who has been fighting for Ealing to have a borough-wide injunction, has summarised the current picture across the Capital. Currently, 13 London boroughs have such injunctions with some councils not…

  • Full Circle Festival – Everyone is welcome!

    Residents may not know but Cllr Joanna Dabrowska is a board member of the Mortlake Crematorium Board as an Ealing Council representative. The Crematorium has organised a Full Circle Festival, to celebrate its 80th anniversary, for Saturday 29th June 2019 between 10am-3pm at Mortlake. Everyone is welcome. Links: Mortlake Crematorium Board website Board listing on Ealing…

  • Yet another potential encampment by Ealing Common

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska has yet again received reports that half a dozen caravans have parked up on Warwick Road Extension. Cllr Dabrowska has liaised with officers to check the status of the occupants to establish whether they are associated with the funfair and authorised to be on/by the Common, or they are a separate but…

  • New encampment at Ealing Riding School

    Reports have come in that a new unauthorised encampment has settled on Ealing Riding School’s car park, just off Gunnersbury Avenue. Ealing Riding School, on social media, in response to Cllr Joanna Dabrowska’s post, has confirmed this is the case. Cllr Dabrowska has advised Ealing Council. This site is private land, therefore, the landowner is…

  • Lovebox/Citadel Ticket Ballot & Resident Permits

    UPDATE: Apparently, there is a delay due to ‘distribution turnaround’. Letters should reach residents by 20th May when the ballot goes live ’til 20th June when the ballot will be drawn. The ballot will be via an application process online and postal. Following the announcement last November that Lovebox and Citadel festivals are due to…