A selection of stories published in the e-mail newsletter


Zone DD Enhanced by Council Confusion
Confusion reigns over new CPZ

Key Stage 2 Results for Local Primaries
The good, the satisfactory and the disappointing

Police Sergeant Norcutt Lights Up Acton
Tree outside Morrisons festooned with lights

Sadness at Death of Talented Acton Artist
Friday funeral for Chris Bogle

True Cost of Council's Communications Revealed
Ealing spends almost £3m of tax payers' money on publicity

Local Teens Charged With Murder
In the ongoing Southall stabbing trial

Third Runway and Mixed Mode 'Bad for Borough'
Council and Friends of the Earth pressurise DfT

Taser Guns Coming to a Street Near You
Stun guns to be used by Territorial Support Group

Businesses Hit By Hike in Rates
Government revaluations branded a 'stealth' tax by opponents

Two Views of Heathrow Expansion
Alternative exhibitions presented as DfT takes roadshow around west London

CCTV Cop Recognised By Crimestoppers
Trevor Holden awarded for role in solving hundreds of bus crimes

Poor Service Tops Catalogue of Complaints
According to Square Meal's 2007 survey of restaurant customers

Cup Half Full for Zone DD Residents
CPZ headache for family without application forms

Horn Lane Becomes Latest Accident Blackspot
Tragic death of Kenneth Bailey from North Acton

Streetwise Streetwatchers Gather to Exchange Notes
Council report on new rubbish collections and other matters

Vicious Knife Attack On Ealing Common
Appeal for witnesses to unprovoked stabbing of commuter

Man Robbed by Police Impersonator and Accomplice
Two men subsequently arrested and charged

Off the Page: Bring Your Writing to Life
Acton Library to host lively workshop

Dodgy Drainage Gets Landlord in Hot Water
Ealing Council investigation leads to Court

Plastic's Fantastic in Ealing But Less So in Hounslow
Residents voice concerns over their local recycling services

Restaurants Could Be Forced To Reveal Hygiene Ratings
If Parliament decides their scores should be displayed on the doors

Press Office Costs Tax Payers £2.5m
Public foots bill for costly communication from Transport for London

Recycled Curryhouse Cooking Fat To Help Our Pipework
As waste fat clogs our drains in the run up to Christmas

Big Questions Of Faith, Ethics and Community
Chance to take part in new BBC show hosted by Nicky Campbell

Doing It For The Kids!
Ealing named Council of the year for Children's Services

Thinking of Starting Your Own Business?
Amazing offer of free start-up and marketing courses


East Acton is "Part of Prime London"
According to Savills Estate Agents

Christmas is Coming to Acton after all
Tree outside Morrisons will be decorated

Bus Lanes: Do You Love them or Loathe them?
Have your say and answer Council questions

Another Fatal Accident in North Acton Road
Residents' fury at bus depot planning decision

W3 Hosts Fifth Anniversary of Joe Strummer's Death
Two reviews of last week's Town Hall concert

Local Men in Custody after Gun Incident
Charged after arrests in Streatham club

Council Gets Heavy with Winchester Street Fly-tip
Two days to clear beds, waste and rubbish

Revving Up On The Recycling Road
Fourteen new recycling trucks hit the streets

Local Teenager "Discriminated against" for Headscarf
Hairdresser says essence of work is hair display

Recycling Revamp Countdown
New look recycling in Ealing borough hits the streets

Kelly Accused of Ruthless Spin Over Heathrow Noise
After claiming that noise pollution has dramatically fallen

Police Issue Warning Against Making False Allegations
After retired resident is fined £80 for making a fictitious report of theft

Beware Bogus Charity Collectors
Residents cautioned to check credentials before donating

District Line Improvements Shelved
After TfL prioritises other lines in cost cutting exercise

Noisy Neighbours Beware New Secret Weapon
Interview with Mark Reynolds, Acton's Anti Social Behaviour Caseworker

Cash Injection for Acton Swimming Baths
£150,000 to modernise fitness centre

Police Appeal after Silverlink Assault
Do you know these girls who boarded train at South Acton

New Commander for Ealing Borough Police
Superintendent Sultan Taylor takes over

Skyscraper Should Go back to Drawing Board
Lib Dems point to local opposition and critical report

Mystery of the Glass Wheels Solved
Police discover Indian restaurant is owner of 'posh lazy susans'

Latymer Cook Wins Chef of the Year Award
Beats 10 finalists to win Hammersmith and Fulham trophy

Kennel Club Breaks Down Barriers for Dogs
By launching 'Open for Dogs' sticker campaign

Brighten Up Dull Winter Days
By becoming a police volunteer

Mayor To Take On Metronet
After TfL is announced as sole bidder for tube maintenance firm

Ancient Mariner of Acton Tells All
Local author to read and discuss new mystery novel

Police Seek Men Captured on CCTV
In connection with Daniel Denis murder

High Street Safety Plan for Acton
We reveal Council's plan for traffic calming

Five Year Old Injured in Hit and Run
Girl in serious condition after being run over by van

Action Acton has £15,000 to offer Young Businesses
Launch of Young Business Awards 2008

Mystery of The Glass Wheels
Police stumped with what could be a clear cut case

Angie Bray Speaks Out On Noisy Tube Station Announcements
Leader of the Conservative London Assembly takes up growing issue

Operation Reclaim - Police Drive to Stop Uninsured Driving
New Met initiative Off roads Ealing's illegal cars

Blitz on Rogue Firework Traders
Ealing Council cracks down on dodgy shopkeepers

Pay-As-You-Throw Schemes Back On
Proposals allow council to fine residents who fail to recycle

Mayor Announces Fares For 2008
Commuters count the cost as £3.5m TfL bonus is awarded despite missed targets

Mayor's Fare Freeze Dubbed a 'Con'
London Assembly member claims just 30% of commuters will benefit


Another Churchfield Road Development is Rejected
'Tears of relief' for residents' representative after meeting

Council Announce Safety Scheme for Redback
But Police say operation is not yet effective

Property Sales Suggest New High for W3
Latest data puts average home price at record level

Juma Jewellery Adds Glamour to Market
Stall-holder and jeweller interviewed

More BusTag Images Released
Hunt for vandals on local buses intensifies

MP Calls for Old Oak Crossrail Station
Andy Slaughter wants exchange with West London Line

Woman Arrested in Acton Murder Case
Third person to be held over Brassie Avenue Shooting

Recycling Revamp in Ealing Borough
Look out for your letter outlining improvements this week

Police Name Cyclist Killed in Accident on Gunnersbury Avenue
Ronald Turner hit by car near junction with Popes Lane

No Fare Rises to Pay for Crossrail
Costs will be met through supplementary business rates according to Mayor

Plans for A40 Crossing Given the Boot
New Footbridge Plan for Perryn Road crossing

Residents Get the Hump about Traffic Calming
Humps off the menu for Mil Hill Park Conservation Area

Cyclist Killed on Gunnersbury Avenue
Hit by car near junction with Popes Lane

Muted Applause for Scores on the Doors
Acton establishments are not all listed in online hygiene reports yet

Vicious Assault on Cowper Road
Unpleasant attack shocks quiet street

Acton Market Latest News and Events
£500 Prize for budding artist to re-design kiosk

Arrest in Brassie Avenue Shooting Case
Man questioned but later released on bail

Digging into the Past
Free Family Archaeology Days at Gunnersbury Park Museum

Exclusive: Park Thieves Favour Tutti-Frutti Ice Cream
Saturday night break-in at Acton Park Cafe

Lost Tortoiseshell Cat in North Acton
First time missing for home-loving cat

Local Boy Chucks City Suit for Drycleaning
Pearls Drycleaning opens for business

Acton History Group Essay Competition
Prize-winning essay writer rewarded in assembly and runners-up listed

Operation BusTag on Hunt for Vandals
CCTV images released in relation to damage on the E3

Tories Hit Back at Labour's 'unfair ticketing' claims
Saying it was their administration that issued the tickets!

Kiddies Cops and Robbers A Game of the Past
As new legislation banning imitation guns comes into play

Ealing First For Reducing Crime
Borough ranked top in London for decreasing number of incidents

Labour Counter-Blow as Ticket Claims Escalate
Successful appeals increased under new administration

Boost Your Business - Free Advice
Consultancy support available from Action Acton

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