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Teacher at Hammersmith School Convicted of Child Abuse
Ben Breakwell found guilty of 32 sexual offences against young girls
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Man Dies After Fall from Building Site in Hammersmith
Police had been searching for suspect after assaults in bar on The Broadway
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More Investment for London's Violence Reduction Unit
£5 million extra for support and specialist training for youth workers
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First Two Days of Tube Strike Called Off
RMT says action planned for end of the month remains on
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Council Makes Pledge on Tackling Anti-social Behaviour
Promises to work with residents suffering from disruption
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More Details Emerge of Upgraded King Street Cycleway
Council says new design will be bi-directional as in permanent scheme
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Toll Could Be Only Option for Hammersmith Bridge
Committee hears that £3 charge needed unless more financial support received
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20 Metre High Geyser Seen Next To Hammersmith Bridge
Heavy rains believed to have lead to increased pressure in nearby sewage pipes
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Congestion Charge Rise To £15 To Be Made Permanent
Increase required as condition of government funding to TfL
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Bike Club Founder Named in Cycling UK's 100 Women in Cycling
Alexandra Rico-Lloyd started UK’s first kids bike subscription service
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Local Samaritans Volunteers Serenaded at Summer Party
50-gigs-in-50-days singer-songwriter plays for them in Gunnersbury Park
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Mayor To Hold Cross Party Violent Crime Summit
This year set to be the worst ever for teenage homicides
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Mayor Urges Government To Act Over 'Pingdemic'
Concerned about impact on transport and emergency services as well as businesses
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Huge Relief at Hammersmith Bridge Reopening
One man's commute, that was taking up to two hours, now 10 minutes
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Covid-19 Admissions on the Rise in Local Hospitals
Number on mechanical ventilation remains low for each site
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Hammersmith 'Uniquely Vulnerable' To Covid Resurgence
Low vaccine rates raise fears for consequences of lockdown easing
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Wave of Tributes for Veteran Labour Councillor
Colin Aherne's death triggers by election in White City and Wormholt ward
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Free Bulky Waste Collections Offered After Flooding
Service available in roads worst hit by Monday's heavy rainfall
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Surprise Announcement on Hammersmith Bridge Reopening
Access to pedestrians and cyclists to be restored this weekend
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Four Day Tube Strike Planned for August
RMT in dispute over abolition of Night Tube driver grade
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Hammersmith Bridge Ferry May Be Delayed Further
Standard reports significant objections from residents and rowing clubs
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Local School Kids Set Up Shop on Fulham Broadway
Made chutneys and jams from fruit and veg picked on a farm visit
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Planned Review of London Bus Services Postponed
Exercise would have likely resulted in further cuts to schedules
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Festival of Football For Local Primary School Girls
Children delight to be back playing sport after frustrations of lockdown
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Turn Your Road into a Playground
Council encouraging residents to apply for Play Streets
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Met's Marine Policing Unit Says Stay Out of the River
Reminder of danger of entering Thames issued ahead of summer holidays
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Heathrow Boss Calls for Relaxation of Restrictions
Says self-isolation should not be required on return from US and EU
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Amazing Work of Angela Mooney Recognised
MBE for manager of the Rivercourt Project Short Break service
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Counter Terror Chief Warns Against Complacency
Sixteen years on from 7 July attacks 'substantial' number of investigations ongoing
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TfL Back Tracks on Covid Absence Crackdown
Management proposed staff turn off test and trace app at work
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Sacred Heart Girls Win Apps For Good Award
Students created app to aid those with dyslexia
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Banned Farmer's Market Organiser Takes Council To Court
Man behind Ravenscourt Park and Bishop's Park markets sues the borough
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100 Free Bikes To Be Given Out in the Borough
Pedal Back Cycles teams up with local charity to present to those in need
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Number 7 To Be Country's First Hydrogen Double Decker
Local route to be served by zero-emission vehicles
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Call Goes Out For Steward Volunteers in Hammersmith
Support needed for vaccination site at Novotel
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Whole of London Underground To Get Mobile Coverage
Connectivity promised in every station and tunnel
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Cash Payment Returning On Travel Network
TfL backtracks on plans to make ticket machines totally cashless
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Hammersmith Almshouses Hold Open Week
Affordable new homes are available to older people in the borough
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Local Donations Pay for 'Life-changing' Minibus for Age UK
Lillian Urban became face of campaign to raise funds for new vehicle
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Hammersmith Academy Named Sustainable School of the Year
Wins award for its gardening programme which encourages biodiversity
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Maystar Estate Residents Fear Big Renovation Bills
Council wants to charge leaseholders in West Ken over £30,000
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Big Changes Proposed for Hammersmith and Fulham & Chelsea Seats
Boundary commission suggesting radical redrawing of local political map
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Government Offers To Pay for Third of Hammersmith Bridge Repair
Support provided as part of funding package for TfL
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Hammersmith Police Officer Harassed Jogger
Receives final warning after being found guilty of gross misconduct
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Objectors Fail To Block Hammersmith Strip Club Licence
Committee unanimously backs Secret’s renewal application
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Local Drug Gang Planned to Pose as NHS Workers
Mother and son duo laundered cash for one of London's largest coke dealers
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Photo Sought of Fallen Soldier from Hammersmith
Group wants to commemorate Alfred Churchlow who is buried in a Dutch cemetery
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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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Previously on HammersmithToday.co.uk
An archive of stories published in this site's newsletter
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It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber
The Italian Plumber: “Now that you've finished that…” Part 1
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Open Day Being Held at London Corinthian Sailing Club
A chance to find out what it is like to sail on the Thames
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Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement
First exhibition at Emery Walker's House opens this August
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Riverside Artists Group Holding Annual Exhibition
33 artists present work on theme of 'I Dreamt I Woke Up'
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Artists At Home Open Studios To Return
Public will be invited to view works of 88 artists this September
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Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith
Delays in store on due to local road and lane closures
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Transport Disruption Ahead in Hammersmith
Engineering work affecting tube and rail services this weekend
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Hammersmith BID's Summer Festival Returns
A whole host of free activities plus sport and film on the big screen
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Lyric To Stage The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Major revival of award-winning play coming this autumn
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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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District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August
Track replacement work taking place on parts of both lines
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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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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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This Year's Ride London Event Cancelled
Festival of cycling was due to take place in May
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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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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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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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 Leisure
Go Green This Summer At The London Transport Museum Depot, Acton Town
Imagine a greener future for the Capital with family activities this August
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Movie Making Summer Camps
Young movie makers work together to produce their own epic, unique movie production from scratch over five days
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Men: Are You Overweight And Trying For A Child?
Why not take part in a FREE weight loss programme?
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New Independent Pizza Restaurant Opening on King Street
Pop-up success prompted jazz musician to set up in Ravenscourt Park
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Damning Food Hygiene Report for North End Road Takeaway
Inspectors described condition of East Ocean's equipment as 'disgusting'
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New Operator for Lyric Hammersmith Cafe
Outsider Tart will be opening outdoor space when lockdown regulations allow
 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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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
Lockdown 'Devastating Blow' For Hammersmith Big Issue Seller
Dave Martin heart-broken he was unable to wish customers Happy Christmas
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'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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Latest Hammersmith Jobs
Employment opportunities in the local area
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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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