ITEMS FOR MAY 2002
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BRIERS ANSWERS MAY DAY CALL FOR LOCAL NURSERY - A double boost
to the Chiswick Community Nursery's fund raising effort as the sun
shone for their fair (mostly) and Richard Briers turned up to give
support. Find out what he has in common with Madonna.
TROMPETTE SCOOPS AWARD - Time Out judges "this sleek assured
Chiswick restaurant" as the best local restaurant in London.
APPEAL BOOSTED BY CONCERT - 3rd Chiswick Scout Group's recent
concert at St. Michael's and All Angels has raised £2,000
for their development appeal.
OF OBJECTION TO CHISWICK WEST - Full text of letter by Terry
Thorn Chair of the West Chiswick and Gunnersbury Society objecting
to the new proposals.
CARDINAL CORMAC MURPHY O'CONNOR IN CHISWICK
- Head of Catholic Church in England attends Fr. Michael's last
TO BE PRESENTED TO AREA COMMITTEE ON CHISWICK WEST - Full report
including details of the scheme and objections made.
BOBBY TO LEAD CONVOY TO ROMANIA - PC Dave O'Grady who pounds
the beat in North Chiswick is leading a team to help on a much needed
building project for a Romanian orphanage.
BATTLE OVER SCHOOL ADMISSIONS GOES ON - This week the case of
the siblings denied entry to Grove Park School has gone to the Court
TRIO DELIGHT FULL HOUSE IN CHISWICK - The latest in the series
of Blenheim Concerts was a major success with the Australian trio
receiving very favourable reviews.
WILLIAM HOGARTH AND BELMONT SCHOOLS GET
TOGETHER - Two local schools are getting to know each other
in a joint art workshop project.
PROPERTY PRICES UP 6% THIS YEAR - No end in sight to rising
property prices with the average price in Chiswick reaching £358,000.
COUNCIL LEADER STEPS DOWN - John Connelly has announced his
resignation following the recent Council election result. He will
be replaced by John Chatt who had been the Council Leader prior
to Cllr. Connelly taking over three years ago. Chiswick resident
Val Lamey is stepping down as Deputy Leader.
COMMISSION SAY NO TO "CHISWICK" SEAT - Commission
rejects calls for Chiswick to be included in the designation of
the Brentford and Isleworth seat. Changes put further pressure on
sitting MP's majority. Chiswick residents in Ealing borough have
PLANS FOR CHISWICK WEST - A new application has been made which
reduces the height of the main block by two storeys. Local residents
group warns that any one who objected to the previous plan must
SWEEP FOR TORIES AND LIB DEMS IN CHISWICK - Full details of
the results from the Borough Elections plus comments and reaction.
BY WARD IN CHISWICK - Who is your Councillor now and how many
votes did they get.
TOAST HISTORIC VICTORY - ABeeC Party confound doubters by winning
a seat on the council.
MALL CPZ SCHEME GETS GO AHEAD - The controlled parking scheme
for Chiswick Mall has been given the go-ahead by Councillors after
considering the results of the final stages of the consultation
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