What happened in Chiswick during October 2003

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War declared on junk mail
Chiswick Recycling Action Group calls time on unsolicited mail

Crossrail to go for Turnham Green option
Massive underground tunnel planned linking Chiswick to hi-speed rail-link

Armed robbers strike again in Chiswick
Following the raid on Marks and Spencers this time HSBC gets hit

Tim Henman serves for the future of British tennis
Chiswick Riverside Club to be one of 18 centres of excellence nationwide

Eubank knockout to be broadcast this week
Your chance to see Chiswick Dentist send former world champ to the floor

Disappointment on parking permit charges
Chiswick prices to be cut but remain by far the highest in the borough

No Decision on Tram until late 2004
Uncertainty over Treasury funding for the scheme causes further delay

Chiswick Post Offices face extinction
Four more face the axe with the Royal Mail accused of a campaign of closure by stealth

Shirley Hadi 1925-2003
'A Person of Calm Passion'

Chiswick Stadium to get new lease of life
Approval given to plans for a new inclusive health club and tennis courts

Local Children’s Choir building on success
Teams up with Chiswick TV production company

Scrutiny panel to investigate local parking policy
Council recommendations on parking charges 'called in'

Mayor Accused of blackmail over Crossrail
GLA rep blasts him for dismissing 'clapped out trains on the District line'

Single in W4
Chiswick 'perfect location' for new drama starring Michelle Collins

New Private Health Club planned in Grove Park
Residents seek adjustment to plans to develop University of Westminster Sports Grounds

Chiswick Mini-cab Driver built people smuggling empire
Venture ends in tragedy when 283 died in freighter sinking

Action against vandals at Chiswick House
Chiswick House Friends dip into their own funds to pay for security

I name this seal...
Find out if you won a meal for two at Pissarro's in our seal naming competition

Tube train derails at Hammersmith
Rusted track blamed - no reported injuries

Traffic Wardens to be Privatised
Penalty Charge collection rate of only 50% leads to overhaul of service

New Action Group on Anti-Social Behaviour
Partnership between police and community to tackle "yob culture" in Chiswick

Chiswick Calendar Girl highlights road safety
Cavendish School pupil's design wins competition

Police look to tackle cafe crime
New measures to reduce the level of theft from diners along the High Road

Mayor gives support to Chiswick West skyscraper
Ken says scheme matches his vision for London but denies meeting developers in private

West End Boy & His East End Girls
ArtsEd old boy beds Queen Vic's Sharon just as Den returns

Suspected arson at Bakery
Plum Duff fire appears to have been deliberate

‘Honour Killing’ leads to Life Sentence
Father on Bollo Bridge Road cuts daughter's throat then attempts to blame Al Qaeda

Local NHS Trust deny funding crisis
Attack by GLA rep refuted. 90% of patients to be able see GP within two days

A Little Music brings much enjoyment
David Shavreen reviews the latest presentation of Blenheim Concerts

Chiswick Business Park Zips up event series
Summer Season of activities at the office complex draws to a close

New Telephone Befriending Service Launched
Have you the time to call a lonely or isolated person?

Two more wins for Old Meads
Local side thrash league All-Stars team and defeat Old Albanians

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