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Four Local Schoolchildren Test Positive for Covid-19
Borough education head says pupils being sent home will happen regularly
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Over 1,000 Children Affected By Hammersmith Bridge Closure
Council meeting welcomes taskforce but Minister criticised for 'broken promises'
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Meeting Discusses Next Options for Hammersmith Bridge
New permanent crossing now being considered
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Raise Funds for Maggie's and Take Part in Virtual Culture Crawl
A chance to see an exclusive Rick Astley performance from your sofa
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Hammersmith Police Station Set To Reopen
Facility finally back in action after four year closure
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Over 100 Untested Patients Discharged into Care Homes
West London hospitals were only testing those in contact with infected person
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Westfield Walk-in Covid-19 Testing Hailed As Success
Mobile unit managed to increase number of younger people screened
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New Figures Show London's Recovery is Car-lead
Congestion higher outside city centre than it was this time last year
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Asylum Seekers Moved To Hammersmith After Covid Outbreak
Home Office transferred them to local hotel without informing council
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Councillor Condemns Sainsbury's Over Facemask Policy
Supermarket singled out for criticism due to lack of enforcement
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Active Discussions Taking Place About Hammersmith Ferry
The Port of London Authority confirms several possible schemes being considered
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Covid-19 Testing Introduced at Westfield
Young people targeted after they account for most new infections
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Government Setting Up Hammersmith Bridge Task Force
Department of Transport engineers to take over management of repairs
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New Sixth Form College Opens in Hammersmith
Moat School caters for pupils with unique learning profiles and learning difficulties
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Hammersmith & Fulham London's Second Highest for Covid
Borough infection rates now at the level UK quarantines other countries
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Greens Call for A Cross London 20mph Speed Limit
Assembly Member writes to minister urging restriction be made mandatory
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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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No Immediate Reopening of Hammersmith Bridge to Pedestrians
Councillor says that it could be at least two months before access returns
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Details of Hammersmith & Fulham School Bus Services
Extra buses being laid for local routes as term begins
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Local Bus Services Altered Due to Hammersmith Bridge Closure
Timetables amended to reflect changing patterns of usage
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Major Protest Takes Place at Hammersmith Bridge
Residents north and south of the river calling for urgent action
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Public Transport Use Hits Post-lockdown High
Tube passenger levels still only a third of pre-pandemic levels
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Most Youngsters Can Stop Shielding Say Health Experts
Only those with very severe condition now need to do so
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Support Needed for Businesses Underneath the Arches
Shepherd's Bush, Hammersmith and Ravenscourt Park locals urged to check them out
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Charing Cross Nurse Returns To Work Following Covid-19 Battle
Ralph Deocampo had been cheered out of hospital after surviving virus
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Latymer Head Completes Epic Fundraising Cycle Ride
Raises over £4,600 for bursaries along with Professor Sir Jim Smith
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Extra Buses To Be Provided For Return To School
Student-only services to keep children separate from commuters
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Tideway Tunnel Cost Rises Above £4 Billion
Covid-19 blamed for project completion being delayed until at least 2025
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'No Pattern' To Local Increase in Covid-19 Cases
Hammersmith & Fulham had one of highest rises of any London Borough
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Plea Made for Military Assistance Over Hammersmith Bridge
Richmond Council and MP write to army asking them to deploy temporary structure
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Local Health Boss Says Don't Be Scared to Seek Treatment
'Extreme measures' being taken to assure patient safety in hospitals
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River Ferries for School Children Being Considered
Hammersmith & Fulham council seeking to put temporary service in place
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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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Deadline Looming for Small Business Grant Applications
Over £50 million distributed already in Hammersmith & Fulham
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Claim Made That Black A Level Students Will Still Miss Out
London Assembly members say teachers’ predictions not without bias
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Council Closes Care Homes To New Residents
Temporary measure taken due to lack of availability of tests
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Mixed Emotions for A Level Students in Local Schools
Exceptional results at Latymer but state school students feel cheated by system
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Deteriorating Hammersmith Bridge Completely Closed
Pedestrians and cyclists no longer allowed as more cracks appear
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Sam's Larder Opens on Crisp Road
New boutique deli is shop extension of eponymous restaurant
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Pandemic Has Led To Huge Increase in Waiting Lists
Hospitals struggle with backlog as patients' treatments delayed by over a year
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Government Considering TfL Bid for Hammersmith Bridge Funding
Unwilling to give timescale for decision despite project being 'shovel ready'
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Mega Merger of Local Health Services Moves to Next Stage
Single Clinical Commissioning Group proposed for North West London
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Plea Made To Help Fund Van for Sheltered Accommodation
Age UK Hammersmith & Fulham need replacement due to new ULEZ charges
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Locally-based Charity Proving to Be Lifeline for Disabled Children
Acton on Disability’s summer camp providing relief after lockdown
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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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Locally Born Babies Offered Chance to Join Special Artistic Club
The Lyric wants to give children born this year a unique opportunity
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Council Need To Raise £16million To Cover Covid-19 Losses
Finance committee told lost parking fees and PPE cost increased shortfall
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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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Stash of Stolen Goods Found in Hammersmith
Found due to trackers fitted to camera equipment stolen in Barnes
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Defiance of Government Credited with Low Care Home Death Rate
Charing Cross & Hammersmith Hospitals tested for virus before discharge
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More Space Provided To Eat and Drink Outdoors
Council scheme aims to help local businesses and aid social distancing
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Council 'Not Ambitious Enough' on Cycle Lanes
Hammersmith & Fulham Lib Dems call for more infrastructure
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Hammersmith Post Office Set To Close
Branch inside WHSmith to shut due to Kings Mall redevelopment
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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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Previously on HammersmithToday.co.uk
An archive of stories published in this site's newsletter
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The Upper Scale
Our fish home delivery service is here to stay!
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Go 'Out Out' To The Villa Throughout September
Villa di Geggiano are continuing with 'Eat Out To Help Out' for an extra month
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The Russell Gallery's Latest Exhibition
Wonderful works from Pamela Kay and Anita Mandl
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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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Lyric Hammersmith Announces Panto Postponement
Blames uncertainty over government guidelines for public performances
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Tenet the Big Draw for New Look Vue in Westfield
Cinema hoping Christopher Nolan film will encourage movie fans back
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Dr Caroline Shenton To Give Next Arts Society Chiswick Lecture
Will be talking about her book on the Victorian’s rebuilding of the Houses of Parliament
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Riverside Studios Cinema Set To Open
A selection of classic films to be shown to a socially distanced audience
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West London Girls Schools Working Together in UCAS Week
St Augustine's, Ellen Wilkinson & Sacred Heart share ideas on university applications
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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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Artists Staying At Home
The annual invitation to homes and studios is virtual this year
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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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Thames Path Restrictions on Cyclists and Joggers Extended
Banned during the day between Putney Bridge and Chiswick Mall
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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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Residents Offered Free Home Workouts and Fitness Classes
App for members of H&F's three Better leisure centres now open to all
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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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Priority Shopping Hours in Supermarkets and Foodstores
Find the times reserved for the elderly, NHS staff and social care workers
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H&F People's Theatre Company Hits Fundraising Target
Local groups and individuals invited to take on roles in upcoming stage production
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Snowshoes or Sandals?
Find out in our weather forecast for Hammersmith
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What's on in Hammersmith
A fuller listing of events in the local area
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 Leisure
"You Need A Holiday", She Said
The Italian Plumber takes the plunge... or does he?
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Chiswick and Bedford Park Preparatory School
Inspiring young minds
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Introducing Alistair-Hugo at Home
Quality produce, food boxes and curated meals - fresh food ideas delivered direct to your door
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Turning Fitness On Its Head
Too busy to exercise? Don't like gyms? Then fit20 could be the solution for you…
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The Challenge of Making the Peartree a Pub Again
Daz Seager describes the path to normality as a minefield
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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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Hammersmith Pub Adapts to Lockdown
The Thatched House turns into grocery store and flower market
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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
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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Property Market Stays Subdued as Agents Await 'Boris Bounce'
But Hammersmith's pint sized flats prove popular with investors and first time buyers
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£89 Million King Street Regeneration Budget Approved
Council plans to borrow to fund part of town hall redevelopment
 Community
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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Hotline Launched by Council to Support Vulnerable Residents
People who need help, or friends and family urged to get in touch
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Royal Trinity Hospice Launches Urgent Appeal
Funds needed after closure of 32 charity shops including four in H&F
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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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H&F Council Seek To Mobilise Volunteer Army
Fit and able residents urged to join community action network to help the vulnerable
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H&F Foodbank Promises to Stay Open During Crisis
And appeals to local community to keep donating much needed food
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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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