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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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Think Tank Calls For E-scooter Legalisation
Believes more transport options will decrease reliance on cars
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Weekly Capping Being Introduced for Oyster on Tube and Rail
Measure means it is no longer necessary to buy a weekly Travelcard
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Jennifer Arcuri Claims PM Did Not Ask For Her To Go on Trips
Says their relationship had no bearing on her being included
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Heavy Rainfall Forces Kings Mall Closures
Leaks from the ceiling shut parts of the shopping centre
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Sadiq Khan Blasts Change To Mayoral Voting System
Claims switch an attempt to make it easier for Tories to win
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All New London Buses To Be Zero Emission
But Mayor voices fears about government led service cuts ahead
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Electric Car Shortage Ahead of ULEZ Deadline
Waiting lists of over a year for some new models
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Nearly Half the Borough's Schools Contain Harmful Materials
Seven buildings found to have most harmful type of asbestos
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Mayor Calls for 'Covid Recovery Visas' To Be Issued
Says chronic labour shortages are hampering London's economy
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Safety is Paramount Says Hammersmith Academy Headteacher
Covid testing regime in place as schools return
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Fire Safety Defects in Over 1,000 Residential Buildings in London
Fire chief says level of deficiency is unacceptable
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Gambling Ad Ban Being Considered on Transport Network
Mayor asks TfL to implement pledge he made during election
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Chick 'Cocky' Knight's Hammersmith Bridge Heroics Final Recognised
Mayor honours former wrestler who saved two people from drowning
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Refurb of Ravenscourt Court Park Cafe Set To Begin
Project scheduled to be completed by next Spring
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Mercury Prize for Hammersmith's Arlo Park
Locally born singer/song-writer wins for her debut album
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No Short Cuts on HGV Driver Testing Say Cycling Campaigners
Process reportedly to be streamlined to tackle shortage
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Mayor Launches London Refugee Response Fund
Initiative offers 'one-stop shop' for donations
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Covid Conspiracy Theorists 'Place Razors in Posters'
Union calls for action to protect staff on transport network
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First Afghan Refugee Family Arrives in Hammersmith & Fulham
Four properties identified in the borough as suitable housing
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Local Alternative Provision Schools Rebranded
Three in the borough become part of Ormiston Academies Trust
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Solicitor Accused of Injecting Blood into Food
Leoaai Elghareeb charged with targeting Fulham Palace Road supermarkets
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Local Hospital Repair Bill Now Tops a Billion Pounds
Maintenance backlog biggest of any NHS Trust in the country
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Call Made for an End to Freedom Pass Restrictions
Concessionary travel for older people still stopped in morning peak
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TfL Still Hoping To Avoid Big New Year Fare Increase
Mayor asking the government to be flexible in negotiations
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Hammersmith Residents Speak of Their Flooding Fears
One couple concerned about daughter moving into their riverside house
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Mayor Lacks Ambition on Affordable Housing Says Opposition
Government grant to be used to build nearly 30,000 housing units by 2026
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Five Local Men Jailed for Killing Taekwondo Star
Gang refuse to reveal why they ran over and beat teenager to death
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Residents Near Heathrow Angry at Night Flight Extension
Government says current quota to remain in place for extra year
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Vaccine Take Up Stalls in Hammersmith and Fulham
Less than half of younger age groups have had the jab
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Council Leader Indicates Door is Open for Afghan Refugees
Borough in discussion with Home Office on how it can help with the crisis
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RMT Suspends Planned Strike on the Underground
Industrial action called off after progress in talks on Night Tube grade
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Hammersmith Hit By Spate of Flytipping
Leamore Street and Caithness Road targeted by gangs dumping waste
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Hammersmith Bridge Stabilisation To Cost Less Than Expected
Council to proceed with project that will be finished within a year
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Take Part in Maggie's Night Hike
See London like you've never seen it before and help people with cancer
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Hammersmith & Fulham House Prices Rise Sharply
Estate agent believes bridge fiasco one reason for 15% increase
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Pupils Across Hammersmith Excel at GCSE and A Level
Year 11 and Year 13 groups cope well in challenging environment
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Younger Age Groups Worst Hit By Local Covid Surge
Local hospitals reporting rise in people needing critical care
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Convicted Terrorist Drove Hammersmith & Fulham Bin Lorry
Breached terms of his release by not informing authorities
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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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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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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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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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Huge Relief at Hammersmith Bridge Reopening
One man's commute, that was taking up to two hours, now 10 minutes
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Hammersmith 'Uniquely Vulnerable' To Covid Resurgence
Low vaccine rates raise fears for consequences of lockdown easing
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Sacred Heart Girls Win Apps For Good Award
Students created app to aid those with dyslexia
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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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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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Photo Sought of Fallen Soldier from Hammersmith
Group wants to commemorate Alfred Churchlow who is buried in a Dutch cemetery
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It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber
The Italian Plumber: Oh, what a friendly little dog
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Free Summer Activities for Older Residents Available
Borough-wide programme includes swimming, tai chi and walking netball
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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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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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Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement
First exhibition at Emery Walker's House opens this August
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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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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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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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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
Welcome To Promised Care Ltd
Careworkers to provide live-in and live-out care to private clients
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Visit The London Transport Depot Museum This September
A whole host of fun activities for all the family
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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
 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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