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Hammersmith and Fulham Pays Tribute To Prince Philip
The Duke of Edinburgh's death at the age of 99 announced
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Local Businesses Vote To Renew Hammersmith BID
Scheme will operate for another five years
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Boat Race Weekend Protest at Hammersmith Bridge
Local rowing clubs and schools join MP to demand reopening
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New Operator for Lyric Hammersmith Cafe
Outsider Tart will be opening outdoor space when lockdown regulations allow
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New Boat Race Route Being Considered for Next Year
Race could start at Westminster and end at Putney Bridge
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Further Disruption Looms as More Garages Join Bus Strike
Drivers at Stamford Brook among latest to join industrial action
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A Tale of Two Bridges – Hammersmith Has a Twin in Budapest
Striking similarities in the fates of the William Tierney Clark inspired structures
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Financial Boost for Barons Court Project
Homeless centre receives donation from property developer
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Uber Boat To Run Hammersmith Ferry
Services expected to be operational by the end of summer
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Twenty Candidates Aiming To Be London Mayor
Largest field ever to contest the election on 6 May
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Thatched House Set To Return Come Rain or Shine
Garden of Hammersmith pub all set to open on 12 April
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Report Finds No Link Between LTNs and Fire Engine Response Times
Quieter roads due to lockdown believed to have reduced delays
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Boris Johnson May Face City Hall Probe
Prime Minister's relationship with Jennifer Arcuri to be investigated
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Seal Attack Dog Owner To Face No Charges
Senior lawyer apologises and thanks those that intervened
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Latymer School Reports Series of Sexual Abuse Allegations
Online accounts detail claims of assault, coercion and rape by pupils
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Mayor Promises Internet Across the Tube Network
Will award contract to provide 4G mobile phone connectivity if re-elected
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Freddie Mercury the Seal Dies From His Injuries
Decision made to put him down due to severity of dog attack wounds
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Godolphin Students Collect Over 100 Pieces of IT Equipment
Donated to other children in the area to aid remote learning
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Polls Point To First Round Victory for Sadiq Khan
Incumbent Mayor has commanding lead with six weeks to go until vote
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Double Decker Hammersmith Bridge Feasible According to Report
Engineers believe scheme would allow full reopening by next year
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Hammersmith Vaccine Rates Lagging Behind
Mass vaccination centre at the Novotel Hotel due to open
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Hammersmith Skyscraper To Be Switched To Student Halls
Developer unable to raise finance for original hotel plan
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Mayor Promises Affordable Housing Priority for Key Workers
Local authorities will be able to decide which jobs qualify for discounts
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Lidl Opens Its New Store in Kings Mall
Queues formed by keen shoppers as supermarket launched
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2,000 Sign Petition Against Parking Charge Rise
Opponents claim there was no consultation on 'shocking' increase
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Thames Seal Population Estimated at Over Four Thousand
A fifth of sightings now in west London upstream from Putney Bridge
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Mother Dreading Return of the No Bridge School Run
What were 15 minute journeys now lasting an hour and a half
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Garden Bridge Cost Exceeded Total Spent on Bridges Over a Decade
TfL facing significantly increased maintenance expense over next ten years
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Hammersmith & Fulham Pledge To Fund A4 Cycle Lane
TfL's financial difficulties meant it might no longer contribute to cost
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Over 100,000 Londoners Estimated to Have Long Covid
Report says plan needed to support those with prolonged symptoms
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Thames Being Hit By 'Plastic Pandemic'
Number of discarded coffee cups in river doubles during lockdown
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Leader Denies Borough Coat of Arms Has Slavery Links
Claims in the Sun newspaper dismissed as nonsense
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Increase in Bus, Tube and Tram Fares Comes into Effect
Sadiq Khan says the rise was forced on him by the government
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Covid-19 Death Rate Surges Again in Hammersmith
Over 100 people have now died from the virus in the local area
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No Hammersmith Bridge Ferry Until Summer at the Earliest
Two bids submitted but operators want more time to prepare
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Superhero Day Brings in Thousands for NHS
Latymer school fundraiser for the Imperial Health Charity
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Covid-19 Infection Rates Remain High in Parts of Borough
Sharp fall in Fulham but increases seen in Shepherd's Bush and Hammersmith
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Hammersmith Town Hall Redevelopment Moves a Step Closer
Contract awarded to build replacement and 205 new flats
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Shepherd's Bush Road Homeless Hostel Given Consent
Opposition from some residents fails to block St. Mungo's plan
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Hammersmith & Fulham Bin Men in Holiday Entitlement Row
Serco refusing to allow leave missed during pandemic to be rolled over
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Backlash Against Council Introduction of Wheelie Bins
Resident describes them as intrusive and unnecessary
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Lockdown 'Devastating Blow' For Hammersmith Big Issue Seller
Dave Martin heart-broken he was unable to wish customers Happy Christmas
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Are You An Overweight Male, Non-Smoker Aged 18-65?
Imperial College Seeks Subjects For Study
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West London Kitchens And Bedrooms
Looking for a lockdown project?
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Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore
Be ready for Christmas presents. Keep safe. Give a book.
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Lyric Hammersmith To Reopen With a Triple Bill
Three new plays to be staged to live audiences in the summer
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Thames Mudlarking: London's Lost Treasures
A virtual talk by Jason Sandy hosted by the Emery Walker Trust
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125 Years of the Kelmscott Chaucer To Be Marked
Described as the crowning glory of William Morris's book printing venture
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Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith
Delays in store on Fulham Palace and Shepherd's Bush Roads
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Change of Location for Brook Green Market
Moving to St. Mary's School on Masbro Road with further expansion planned
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Irish Cultural Centre Launches Free Hotline
Even technophobes can now access weekly lunchtime performances
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Riverside Artists Group To Post Daily Postcards
Messages From Somewhere will showcase work of its members
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Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Hammersmith
Changes to tube and rail services during the crisis
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Clare Balding Kicks Off Upper Room Lecture Series
Spring season of fundraising talks also includes Michael Frayn and Jeremy Paxman
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Local Sight Loss Support Group Hosts Meeting
Group telephone call organised for Hammersmith & Fulham by the Macular Society
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This Year's Ride London Event Cancelled
Festival of cycling was due to take place in May
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Online Chopin Concert Begins New Season at POSK
A programme of Polish cultural events on the internet
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Tree Trail Launched in Ravenscourt Park
Friends group select 25 trees of particular interest for you to view
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William Morris Society Launches Islamic Art Exhibition
A Place in Pattern: Islamic Art and its Influence in British Arts & Crafts
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Prestigious Award for Hammersmith's POSK Cinema
Polish community-run venue named best film society in the UK
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New Live Music Venue To Open at Olympia London
4.400 capacity will be biggest in West London larger than Hammersmith Apollo
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Auction Raises £6,870 for The Upper Room
Enthusiastic bidding at event organised on behalf of Artists at Home
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Borough Leisure Centres Set For Phased Reopening
All visits must be pre-booked with walk-ins not allowed
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William Morris Society Launches Online Exhibition
Highlights from the collection cover the diverse interests of the artist
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Riverside Studios Launches Virtual Riverside
Programme of free online films and community events during lockdown
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Have You Explored H&F Libraries' Online Resources?
Discover e-books, audio books, courses, learning for kids and much more
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H&F Extinction Rebellion's Weekly Meetings Go Virtual
Get involved online every Tuesday and give your views on the New Normal
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 Leisure
Why I Became A Plumber And How I Ended Up With A Business In The UK
How The Italian Plumber came to be
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Pizza Express to Close Fulham Palace Road Branch
Restaurant opposite Charing Cross Hospital one of 73 axed nationally
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Byron Burgers Looks Set to Close Local Branches
New owners keeping Westfield restaurant but not interested in Hammersmith
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Sam's Riverside Restaurant Set to Return
In the meantime they are holding online celebrity quiz night
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IKEA To Open Store in Hammersmith
Taking over Kings Mall with a new format for Swedish furniture chain
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Residents Invited to Become Friends of Olympia London
New scheme will offer priority bookings and exclusive discounts
 Property
Hammersmith Property Prices Rock Solid in Challenging Year
Covid-19, Brexit, cladding issues and a collapsing economy have little effect
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Family Houses in Hammersmith Snapped Up During Pandemic
Buyers still willing to pay high prices despite uncertainty
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Hotel Plan Would 'Make Hammersmith the Next Croydon'
Sadiq Khan urged to block 23 storey tower on Talgarth Road
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Is a Premium Still Justified for Hammersmith's Great Transport Links?
Agents concerned that 'new normal' might not suit local property
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Huge Kings Mall Car Park Redevelopment Moves a Step Closer
Scheme including 17 storey tower to be completed by end of next year
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£89 Million King Street Regeneration Budget Approved
Council plans to borrow to fund part of town hall redevelopment
 Community
'Inspiring' Hammersmith Supermarket Worker With Down’s Syndrome Hailed
Emma Sarre has worked at the local Tesco for over seven years
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Hammersmith Post Office Set To Close
Branch inside WHSmith to shut due to Kings Mall redevelopment
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Hammersmith & Fulham Teacher Exodus To Be Investigated
Workload, pay and housing thought to be factors in departures
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What Happens To Asylum Seekers in Hammersmith & Fulham
Home Office reported to be housing them in five hotels in the borough
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90 Years Since Chick 'Cocky' Knight's Hammersmith Bridge Heroics
Second time that local wrestler had rescued someone from drowning
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Pianist Performs to West Kensington From Her Flat
Harriet Stubbs planning to continue playing for neighbours through the summer
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Hammersmith & Fulham Rugby Youngsters Raise £50,000 for NHS
Ball passed by players the distance between Twickenham and Murrayfield
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Olympia London Taken Over by Foodbank and Community Volunteers
Providing 'massive increase' in food support for residents in need
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Brackenbury Pupils Create Messages of Love to NHS and Key Workers
Dalling Road primary aims to display rainbows in every window
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Hammersmith and Fulham's Community Comes Together
Neighbours join forced to help those who are vulnerable during the crisis
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Latest Hammersmith Jobs
Employment opportunities in the local area
 Forum
Hammersmith Bridge: modern engineering vs English Heritage
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Poppy's restaurant in Brackenbury Rd
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Free chairs available!
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Volunteer! Read with children
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