Category: Ealing Common

  • [Green] fingers crossed for plenty of trees for The Common

    The local park ranger messaged Cllr Joanna Dabrowska to say that an application has been made for 80 trees from the Greener City Fund, for Ealing Common and surrounding streets. This is to include: – Extending the ‘Edible Landscape’ (10 fruit trees planted at the end of 2017, which the Ealing Common Society obtained funding for) – Specimen trees for…

  • Where are the bailiffs?

    Just before 3pm yesterday (19th June), Cllr Joanna Dabrowska was alerted by residents of the arrival of a new unauthorised encampment along Warwick Road Extension. At 1459, both the local authority and the local police team were informed. The designated council officer immediately took action by arriving at the encamped site and enforcing the borough-wide…

  • First unauthorised encampment on Ealing Common since injunction

    Just past 2pm today, local residents alerted Cllr Joanna Dabrowska of the pending arrival of caravans on the southern part of Ealing Common by Elm Avenue. Cllr Dabrowska has sprung into action and the enforcement team has been ‘activated’, and they are on their way to the unauthorised encampment to enforce the (interim) injunction that…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Anyone lost count on how many unauthorised encampments there have been on Ealing Common and in the Borough?

    With yet another unauthorised encampment arriving on Ealing Common this evening, Cllr Joanna Dabrowska is once again inundated with correspondence from local residents. The new encampment is settling on the smaller southern common along Elm Avenue. There are six parts of Ealing Common with five of them have at one time or another had an…

  • 2019 Events on Ealing Common – UPDATE

    Due to the fallow year last year, there have been some changes to the events programme and the Events team at Ealing Council received applications from event organisers later than usual. For this reason, the events programme for Ealing Common is still not finalised and the council will not be circulating the usual letter to…

  • Ealing Common – Eid in the Park

    A proposal has come in to hold Eid in the Park on Ealing Common as follows: Event Title: Eid in the Park Event Overview/Background: A family friendly fun day coinciding with the annual celebration of Eid al fitr, marking the end of Ramadan and an important date in the Muslim Calendar. Organiser: Mohammed Yusuf, Director…

  • Ealing Common – Total Bounceout

    A proposal has come in to hold an obstacle-based event on Ealing Common this summer as follows: Event Title: Total Bounceout Event Overview: An inflatable obstacle course made up of 16 modular obstacles similar to those seen on Total Knockout. Background/Purpose of Event: The purpose of the obstacle course is for families, friends and children…

  • New unauthorised encampment settling on Ealing Common

    An Acton resident has alerted Cllr Joanna Dabrowska via Twitter to a new settlement on Ealing Common, believed to be the 31st such encampment in the borough this year. Cllr Dabrowska has informed the local council parks officers as well as the local Safer Neighbourhood Team. Another encampment was reported to have arrived in Fox…