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Council Ranked Worst in the Country for Dealing With Damp and Mould
Hammersmith and Fulham issues apology to its tenants
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Two Billion Litres of Sewage Dumped in Thames in Two Days
Report reveals extent of discharge from Mogden Sewage Treatment Works
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Local Branch of the Samaritans Celebrates 50 Years
Ealing, Hammersmith and Hounslow Samaritans have handled over a million calls
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Mayor Wants Road Charging Scheme for London
New plans being considered after Boundary Charge ditched
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TfL Has One Million Speeding Ticket Target
Senior police officer suggests fines will more than double this year
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Fundraiser Set Up for Gary Fairbairn's Funeral
One of the 'mobility scooter twins' often seen in the local area
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Sadiq Khan Confirms Plan to Run for Third Term
Mayor says he has no ambitions to lead the Labour Party
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Santander Cycle Hire Scheme Breaks New Record
Almost 11 million hires and one million users last year
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Council Leader Pays Tribute To Richard Rogers
Architect's firm was responsible for redesign of Hammersmith Town Hall
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Local Football Clubs Host Afghan Refugees
Chelsea, Fulham and QPR provide match tickets, football shirts and training session
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Car Usage Back To Pre-pandemic Levels in London
Passenger numbers on public transport still well down
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Fines on London's Red Routes To Rise
Offences such as illegal parking and using bus lanes to cost drivers £160
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Over £400,000 Spent on Ferry That Never Ran
Uber Boat service on Hammersmith Bridge was paid for but not used
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Local Teenager Receives British Empire Medal
Nina who attends Latymer School awarded for work with the elderly
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Huge Growth in Number of e-Scooter Collisions
Just over 5% involve scooters on official TfL trial
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Over 30 London Schools Targeted By Anti-vaxxers
Police called to intervene on 19 occasions
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Over 1,000 Facemask Fines Issued on Public Transport
Enforcement officers have been implementing restrictions since November
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Free Christmas Tree Recycling Collection
Just leave your tree where you'd normally leave out rubbish
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St. Paul's Girls' School Tops National Rankings Again
Named independent secondary school of the year by the Sunday Times
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Bags of Essentials Delivered to Young Residents in Need
Local charities providing extra support over Christmas
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Almost a Third of London's Fire Engines Out of Action
Staff shortages due to Omicron hitting service hard
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Hammersmith Covid-19 Rates at Record Levels
Further increases feared as Omicron becomes dominant strain
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RNLI To Be Official Charity Partner of Boat Race
It will be the 20th year that local lifeboat crew have helped make the event safe
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Six Months of Strike Action Planned on the Tube
RMT drivers threatening longest ever industrial action
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German Doner Kebab Set To Open in Hammersmith
'Gourmet kebabs' soon to be available on King Street
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Over 70 Join Godolphin and Latymer's Outreach Programme
Saturday morning sessions held for Year 6 pupils at the school
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Age UK Launches Petition Over 'Under Threat' 60+ Oyster Card
Concession may go as government squeezes TfL funding
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Rainville Road Man Jailed for Abusing Woman
Imprisoned her for four days and while raping and starving her
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E-scooters To Be Banned on Transport Network
Move follows safety concerns due to recent fires
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Violent Crime Down in London Over Last Four Years
However 2021 one of worst years on record for teenage homicides
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'Green Goddess' Could Provide Hammersmith Bridge Shuttle
Barnes Community Association hope to have it place in new year
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Music Teacher at Local School Jailed for 32 Sexual Offences
Ben Breakwell sent to prison for 17 years for assaults on young girls
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Work Begins on New Design for Hammersmith Gyratory
Changes aim to make it safer for pedestrians and cyclists
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Council Spending £4.6 million To Tackle Gang Violence
CCTV and specialist officers part of effort to make borough 'no-go area' for crime
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Council Leader Says Rows Continue Over Hammersmith Bridge
Stephen Cowan has sleepless night over funding repairs
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Mayor Urges Support for Rough Sleeping Campaign
Calls on Londoners to help contribute to ending homelessness in the capital
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All Work To Cease on Hammersmith Ferry Plans
Bridge taskforce decides the service will no longer be needed
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Escaped Prisoner Last Seen Near Hammersmith Bridge
Manray Woolfall was being taken to hospital from Wormwood Scrubs
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Afghan Refugees Spending Months in Local Hotels
Lack of permanent homes causing mental distress says charity
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Repairs To The Westway To Require Closures Until Next Summer
Maintenance work on the A40 will be at the weekends
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Borough Social Worker Gets Her MBE with Marcus Rashford
Awarded for 28 years of service to council and voluntary work during pandemic
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Home Schooling Sees Big Increase in Hammersmith & Fulham
Over 100 children not returning due to concerns over Covid-19
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Mayor Warns That Tube, Bus and Cycle Schemes Face Cuts
Says transport network will be in a state of managed decline without funding
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Council Officer Successfully Sues for Wrongful Dismissal
'Significant sum' likely to be paid to Rachel Wright-Turner
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Business and Shops Urged To Open Up Their Toilets
Report on World Toilet Days shows that many struggle to find accessible facilities
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Addison Gardens Couple Left Without Heating for Four Months
Delays in planning process hold up replacement gas pipe
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Borough Seeing Revenue Boost from Film Location Fees
Use of Hammersmith Bridge in No Time To Die latest in locally shot scenes
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National Award for Hammersmith Hospital Team
Haematologists praised for their work to combat myeloma
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Hammersmith Station Sign Redesign Aims To Bring Happiness
Rainbow makeover celebrates LGBTQ+ community
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3-year-old Girl Allegedly Sexually Assaulted in Brook Green
Police step up patrols in area after incident
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Hammersmith MP Joins Call for Ban on Injury Compensation Calls
Andy Slaughter pushing for more cold calling restrictions
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Chick 'Cocky' Knight's Hammersmith Bridge Heroics Finally Recognised
Mayor honours former wrestler who saved two people from drowning
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Blind Campaigners Call for E-scooter Trial To Be Ditched
Claim they are a trip hazard and make disabled people fearful to leave home
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Cyclist Fights for Life After Fulham Palace Road Collision
Victim in hospital after being hit by a bus
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It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber
The Italian Plumber: A Christmas Tale - Daddy, is Father Christmas real?
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Emery Walker's House Launches Membership Scheme
New programme of monthly online talks announced
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The Arts Society Chiswick Resumes Live Lectures
Next talk is 'Sickert and the Camden Town Murder' by Steven Barrett
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Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith
Delays in store on due to local road and lane closures
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Bridgerton Star To Appear in Lyric Hammersmith Play
Ruby Barker named in cast of Running with Lions
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Charity Auction Raises £4,690 for The Upper Room
Artists At Home helps support the homeless this winter
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New Round of Strikes Planned on the Tube
RMT to ballot members over reduction in station staff numbers
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London's New Year Fireworks Display Cancelled
Event called off due to 'uncertainties caused by Covid'
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Mayor Launches Discounted Theatre Ticket Offer
Sale of seats for West End Shows in the New Year starting at £10
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Riverside Artists Group Launches River Theme Projects
Events include clay workshops in Brentford and a Whistler Walk along the Thames
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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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Lyric Hammersmith To Reopen With a Triple Bill
Three new plays to be staged to live audiences in the summer
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Irish Cultural Centre Launches Free Hotline
Even technophobes can now access weekly lunchtime performances
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More Artists Join Barons Court Project's Initiative
HomeLess Made selling greeting cards and t-shirts
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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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Transport Disruption Ahead in Hammersmith
Engineering work affecting tube and rail services this weekend
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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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Parentsactive Support Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Provides network for parents and carers of children with disabilities
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Aladdin Kicks Off Christmas at the Lyric Hammersmith
Theatre's annual panto set to run through to the new year
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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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Night Tube Dispute Threatens Christmas Chaos
RMT union says it is planning weekend strikes which will affect regular services
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Elizabeth McGovern Starring in Play at the Riverside Studios
'AVA: The Secret Conversations' is the theatre's first big production of next year
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 Leisure
The West London Queer Project December Events
Come along and enjoy some much needed sparkle
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Welcome To Promised Care Ltd
Careworkers to provide live-in and live-out care to private clients
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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
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The West London Queer Project December Events
Come along and enjoy some much needed sparkle
 Property
Hammersmith & Fulham House Prices Rise Sharply
Estate agent believes bridge fiasco one reason for 15% increase
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Hammersmith Flat is Thinner Than a Tube Train Carriage
Studio just over 2 metres wide will cost you £800 a month
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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
Former Slaves Given Hammersmith Blue Plaque
Ellen and William Craft honoured at former Cambridge Grove Home
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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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Big Changes Proposed for Hammersmith and Fulham & Chelsea Seats
Boundary commission suggesting radical redrawing of local political map
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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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'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
 Forum
Hammersmith Bridge: modern engineering vs English Heritage
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Free chairs available!
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Volunteer! Read with children
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Poppy's restaurant in Brackenbury Rd
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