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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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Four More Days of Strikes Planned By Bus Drivers
Current industrial action could extend through spring and summer
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Local Private Schools Step Up During Lockdown
Latymer and St. Paul's providing free tuition to local state school children
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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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Local Bus Services To Be Hit By Industrial Action
Strike taking place over three days on a number of routes in the area
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Hammersmith Bridge Lit Up With Valentine's Message
Residents say they are broken hearted over lack of action
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Mayor Will Underwrite Police Numbers if Re-elected
Sadiq Khan promises an extra £30 million to plug funding gap
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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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Two Thirds of Londoners 'Want Mayoral Vote To Be By Post'
Survey suggests support for abandoning in person voting in May election
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What's Happening About The Promised Ferry Crossing?
With further delays on reopening Hammersmith Bridge it's the only game in town
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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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Bus Drivers To Strike Over '£2,500 a Year Pay Cut'
New arrangement would mean staff would not be paid during breaks
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Key Workers May Be Exempt from Proposed Boundary Charge
£3.50 fee to enter greater London would aim to cover TfL deficit
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Mixed Reaction To Government's Cladding Announcement
Sadiq Khan says it is shameful some homeowners will still pay for removal
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Council Tenants in Hammersmith & Fulham Face Rent Rise
Councillor says tenant and residents' groups 'content' with increase
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Public Consultation Begins on Putting CCTV in Taxis
TfL considering making cameras mandatory in black cabs and minicabs
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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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More Than One Million Londoners Have Had Vaccine
Target remains to give jab to all vulnerable groups by mid-February
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Concern Raised for Future of Borough Archives
Notice appears on council's web site suggesting they may be moved
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TfL Asking Staff in SA Variant Hit Areas To Come to Work
Union says directive goes against government advice
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Plans Submitted for Harrods Wharf Ferry Terminal
Proposal would facilitate river link between Hammersmith and Barnes
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Over Three Quarters of a Million Londoners Receive Vaccine
Rollout in the capital no longer the slowest in the country
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Covid Admissions Reach Nearly 500 at Local Hospital Trust
Charing Cross and Hammersmith Hospitals adapt quickly to increase capacity
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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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H&F Council Tax To Rise By Five Per Cent
Most of the increase will be used for adult social care services
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NHS Campaign Group Describes Vaccine Roll Out as Chaotic
Local NHS one of slowest in the country in getting jabs to over eighties
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Backlash Against Council Introduction of Wheelie Bins
Resident describes them as intrusive and unnecessary
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Jogger Stopped on Thames Path for 'Breathing Heavily'
Covid marshals warn man running near Hammersmith Bridge
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Early Reopening of Hammersmith Bridge To Pedestrians Ruled Out
Council's engineers dismiss notion that stabilisation work not needed
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Motorcyclist Dies After Talgarth Road Collision
Police seek BMW driver involved in Hammersmith crash
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Tealight Candle Caused Flat Fire Near Charing Cross Hospital
Blaze started in accommodation block for NHS staff
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Thousands Vaccinated Already in Hammersmith & Fulham
Elderly first in the queue for jabs as they look forward to normality returning
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Stress on Local Teachers Currently 'Unacceptable'
Hammersmith Academy head blasts government last minute policy switches
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Senior NHS Doctor Says Covid Rule-breaking 'Demoralising'
Tells of seeing groups not social distancing as he travels home from work
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Supermarkets Should Enforce Facemask Wearing Says Council
Borough leader believes large stores are becoming area's Covid hotspots
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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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Hammersmith Resident Bill Bailey Wins Strictly
13 million people watch local comedian dance in final
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Covid-19 Rapid Test Centres Open After Delay
Facilities in Sands End and King Street were due to start last year
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Double Decker Hammersmith Bridge Could Be Opened 'Within A Year'
Council put forward new proposal to Department for Transport
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Fight Against Hammersmith Hotel Tower Continues
Campaigners hoping government minister will block scheme
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Six and a Half Years To Reopen Hammersmith Bridge
Task force hears toll might be needed to fund repair
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West London Kitchens And Bedrooms
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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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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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Forthcoming Roadworks in Hammersmith
Delays in store on Fulham Palace and Shepherd's Bush Roads
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Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Hammersmith
Changes to tube and rail services during the crisis
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Local Sight Loss Support Group Due To Host Next Meeting
Group telephone call organised for Hammersmith & Fulham by the Macular Society
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Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces New Season
Community projects continue while socially distanced shows begin in New Year
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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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Lyric Hammersmith Announces Panto Postponement
Blames uncertainty over government guidelines for public performances
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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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London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May
Government has no plans to cancel vote despite public health issues
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Brook Green Market Now Open on Wednesday and Saturday
Offering fresh organic fruit and veg while taking all necessary precautions
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Riverside Studios Launches Virtual Riverside
Programme of free online films and community events during lockdown
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H&F Citizens Advice Bureau Are Still Here to Help
Local people urged to phone or email if they need advice and support
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How to Contact H&F Council During the Crisis
Customers advised to use phone or email after closure of King Street Service Centre
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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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Council Reopens Parks in Hammersmith & Fulham
Opened on 'trial basis' with social distancing laws to be enforced
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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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The Italian Plumber Tells Us All To Suck It Up
Handy tip to deal with those everyday blockages
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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
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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