Recent News

  • Ice Age Kingdom has been postponed until further notice

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska has found out today that the Ice Age Kingdom event has been postponed until further notice. As readers will know, the event organiser submitted their planning application rather late, with a great probability of the application going for decision making by planning committee. This would have occurred after the event was supposed…

  • Small encampment arrives on the Common by the Tube Station

    Local residents alerted Cllr Joanna Dabrowska early this morning, when a new unauthorised encampment started arriving before 8am. Cllr Dabrowska has notified the authorities and welfare assessments are due to be carried out today.   Photos: Local Residents

  • St Paul’s Close Finally Cleansed This Year

    For the past few months, residents of St Paul’s Close have noticed that their area is not being cleansed, in fact, it has not been cleaned since last autumn. Residents contacted Cllr Joanna Dabrowska who has finally succeeded, after a two month battle, to get the Council contractor finally to deep clean the area. St…

  • Conservatives Urge Residents to Sign On-Line Petition to Save Libraries

    Residents are being urged to sign the online Petition to save seven Ealing Libraries under threat of closure and not to be fooled by the Council’s consultation on the issue. Cllr Seema Kumar, Opposition Member for Council Services said:     I urge residents to sign the on-line petition.  Labour’s plan to consult means closure…

  • Conservatives Launch Petition to Save “Stop and Shop” Bays

      Ealing Conservative Councillors have launched an online petition to save Stop and Shop Bays, which the Labour Council now intends to abolish to make way for more paid parking. The Council’s own report notes that the free bays were implemented to encourage motorists to use local businesses.  However, without any consultation, with local businesses…

  • Warwick Dene gully finally unblocked

    At last Wednesday’s Ward Forum, the chair, Cllr Joanna Dabrowska, took on the action of getting the gully unblocked and drained by the E11 bus stop on Warwick Dene.  The next day, the gully was unblocked and is now operational. BEFORE: AFTER: Photos: Local resident (before) and Highways Services (after)

  • Filming on Ealing Common

    Technically, not “on” Ealing Common, but Cllr Joanna Dabrowska wants to inform local residents that the current volume of vans and caravans camping out by the Common are part of a film crew. They are filming a BBC production and will be parked up on the Warwick Road Extension, where they have received a parking…

  • All Saints CPZ – update

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska would like to update residents on the forthcoming Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) consultation. Following on from my postcard survey (link) last October/November, Cllr Dabrowska communicated the results to residents. Funds for the CPZ consultation were approved in December. As nothing was happening, Cllr Dabrowska chased up the highways engineers and nothing had been progressed.…

  • Gunnersbury Park CPZ – amendments

    Following last Spring’s shambolic introduction of the Gunnersbury Park CPZ*, there were many concerns raised by residents. CllrJoanna Dabrowska, together with a CPZ highways engineer, spent four hours last August going round the zone analysing every road, corner, road marking and parking bay, not mentioning minding the hedges. After such a hot summer, it was…

  • Ice Age – Statement from Gunnersbury Park

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska has just received this statement from Gunnersbury Park about an Information Drop-In Session next week, Friday, 15th March 2019 between 1400 and 1900 at the Park’s Museum. Cllr Dabrowska, having read this statement, is raising a couple of serious discrepancies that differ to the planning application that the event’s organiser has submitted…