What happened in Chiswick during October 2006

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'Bait Bikes' Trap Thieves on High Road
Police go on offensive to curb spate of cycle theft

Chiswick Celeb Abandons 4x4 for Car Share
Porsche Cayenne to be sold in favour of part-time Yaris

Chiswick a Hot Spot for Identity Fraud
W4 residents five times more likely to be victims

Bogus Water Board Man in Hamilton Road Robbery
E-fit released of man who pushed elderly woman to ground

Man Dies in Rylett Crescent Fire
Fire on ground floor of terraced house proves fatal

5 FREE biodegradable garden waste sacks
with every pack of 5 sacks purchased throughout November for Hounslow Borough residents!

Wine Bible Awards Le Vacherin
Decanter Magazine votes it restaurant of the month

St. Paul's Head Commits to 'Needs Blind' Admission
Top private school aims to be open to all within 25 years

OliverFinn says 'Goodbye big fees. Hello fixed fees'
We find out what sets the newest agent in town apart from the rest

Acton Green Repair Delay Condemned
Park space opposite Turnham Green Tube unusable

Tories Pick Their Woman for Local Seat
Angie Bray to be candidate for Ealing and Acton constituency

Leader of council pledges parking reforms by year end
As Hounslow's Head of Street Management is branded a 'liar'

Reprieve for the tea lovers of Bedford Park
Copper Kettle looks set to stay after all

Modest Mows proves worth contender in Chiswick's culinary stakes
Barley Mow Passage's underdog displays real talent with traditional values

Scene of tragedy to undergo traffic calming measures
Council proposes changes to Sutton Lane North area

Opinion Poll Could Signal End of Tram Plan
Latest survey shows declining support for scheme

Stay of Execution for Butterfly House
Popular attraction granted another year until closure

New parking scheme at Chiswick Mainline Station
Council proposals met with dismay by beleaguered residents

Grove Park resident disturbs burglar in nick of time
Property was bagged up and ready to go when woman returned home

Local Borough Continues to Get Safer
Sharp fall in violent crime in Hounslow

Great news for Chiswick singletons
As devilishly handsome DJ Richard Bacon states he's ready to settle down

Consultation to be held on Parking in Chiswick
Councillors Want Local Views - Or do they?

Man accused of 9/11 involvement claims payout
Chiswick resident says false charges destroyed his life

Pub bouncer to stand trial for killing Nick Padget
Charge changed to manslaughter as accused pleads not guilty

Chiswick sees increase in street crime offences
Inspector Dave Osbourne explain how local Police are tackling it

Sainsbury's Appeals 42% Rent Hike
Local supermarket feels the pinch after steep rent review

No Hiding from Chiswick Speed Camera
Man fails in elaborate attempt to evade fine

Consultation on Runway Alternation Postponed Again
As record numbers of residents protest over increased noise

Move Over Michelin - Dirty Restaurants to be Exposed
Scores on the doors will highlight poor hygiene in local restaurants

From Mona Vale Beach to Chiswick
Josef Brown brings his own brand of dirty dancing to town

Chiswick Park Station Disruption
Platform closures to cause inconvenience until December

Roebuck Takes Over From The Birdcage
Opening night proves success and quite possibly produces the perfect chip!

Esporta Riverside Reveals Plans at Area Committee
As do their Civil Service Sports Ground neighbours

Early morning masked gang target commuter
Three suspects sought for terrifying Park Road mugging

Chiswick Crowned Top Dining Destination in London
Which? Good Food Guide 2007 Lists Five W4 Restaurants

What Price Protest?
We reveal what really affects local property prices

Nepalese Spice Up Devonshire Road
VIP guests at official opening of Himalayan Spice

Chiswick Road Blighted by Blocked Drains
Regular visits from Thames Water tankers makes residents lives a misery

Council prepared to take on Ken on planning
United front to protect local decision making

Hounslow Homes Claim 'Year of Unparalleled Success'
Tenant satisfaction reported to be at highest ever level

Left ladder invalidates home's security measures
Grosvenor Road burglar believed to have gained access via bedroom window

Are you sitting comfortably?
South West Trains remove seats to ease overcrowding

Cyclist Killed by Smart Car
Accident at Talgarth Road (A4) near Barons Court tube

Spotlight Falls on 'Shocking' Parking Contracts
Action in Ealing appears to contrast with inertia in Hounslow

Battle of the Brasseries
We find out how Chez Gerard fares amongst formidable competition

Heavy Rains Close M4 at Chiswick Roundabout
Flooding shuts motorway this Sunday morning

Court Order Aims to end Yardy's Reign of Terror
ASBO bans drug baron from borough for five years

Le Vacherin Listed in Top 20 Reviews
Giles Coren includes this Chiswick gem in The Saturday Times Magazine

Will White-City Mega Mall Crush Local Businesses?
Traders face threat from UK's second largest shopping centre

School boys targeted by thieves on Chiswick Common
Police seek teenage suspects following two separate incidents

Police issue e-fit after Wilkinson Way Sexual Assault
Extensive enquiries fail to trace offender or possible witnesses

Moran Hotel Nominated for Design Award
Special offers in Globe Bar & Napa Restaurant mark this accomplishment

Martin Kleiser Showroom Reopens in Style
Established local company renovates to reflect a new focus

Local School Heads Blast Size 0 Culture
Fashion industry faces further condemnation for setting bad example

South West Trains franchise retained by incumbent
£40 million investment pledged for station enhancements

Chiswick man receives bravery award from Sir Ian Blair
David Nelson recognised for his heroic actions that left him in a coma

Jumbo's Nose Dive Highlights Further Heathrow Concerns
Aircraft instruments instructed El Al pilot to land in West London

South Ealing Road/Popes Lane Now Reopened
Residents evacuated due to danger of gas explosion

Let's Go Disco with Three for the Road
Chiswick Trio Host Cancer Research Fundraiser for Patagonian Trek

Group Walks Towpath to Remember Lost Friend
25 Mile Thames Trek Aims to Raise Funds for Cancer Research UK

Chiswick RFC's Season Starts With a Bang
Rugby Result: Mill Hill 5 Chiswick 21

Old Mead's Title Defence Kicks Off in Cracking Style
Football Result : Old Meadonians 6 Parkfield 0

Ruby Gives Sixth Formers the Full Wax
Comedienne is star guest at annual sixth form conference

Council Risks Being Sued to Tackle Graffiti
Red tape cut to allow a more effective response to problem

Let's Go Disco with Three for the Road
Chiswick Trio Host Cancer Research Fundraiser for Patagonian Trek

September in Chiswick
A busy month of news from the local area

The Kazaks Are Coming! But not with Borat
Young volunteers seek temporary homes during Global Xchange

Complacent Meads Count the Cost
Football Result: Honourable Artillery Company 3 Old Meadonians 1

Hemel's classical full-back rips Chiswick defence apart
Rugby Result: Chiswick 7 Hemel Hempstead 10

Move over Dr Who, this phone box gives out cash
BT deal sees new cash machines piloted on Chiswick High Road

Celebrities push the envelope for National Literacy Trust
Chiswick born Phil Collins leads the way with this 'Don't Play, Read' design

Council cracks down on dodgy food importers
Illegal culinary delights seized by officers

Police praise ChiswickW4.com for its role in community relations
Importance of local media highlighted in public attitude survey

Report blasts 'myths' about Heathrow and economy
Friends of the Earth claim costs of expansion outweighs benefits

Is Acton the ninth arrondissement?
Local artist may have the key to entice Chiswickians across the borders

Des' homecoming present countdown conundrum
Chiswick's Mr Lynam proves a tough act to follow

Chiswick struggle in local derby
Rugby Result : Chiswick 12 West London 18

Old Mead's Lacklustre Against League New Boys
Football result - Old Meadonians 1 Old Parmiterians 0

Malawi Cycle Ride Provides Boost for Microloan
Three Chiswick based friends raise #5,000 for charity

Local Braniacs at Buckingham Palace
Pupils attend science exhibition with Prince Philip

Ann Keen says: 'Wear it Pink'
Local MP backs Breast Cancer Campaign

Local Parents Invited to Give Their Views
Survey to look at extra services to be provided at Ealing Borough schools

Management earn billions in Thames Water takeover
As Customers face paying 30% more to stop leaks

Old Mead's triumph over academic opponents
Football result: Olds Meads 5 UCL Academicals 0

Chiswick Out Played by O.M.Ts
Rugby Result - Old Merchant Taylors 41 Chiswick 17

Brothers become handy helpers for Charlotte
Local lads take on domestic duties for charity

Give a child a chance during Black History Month
Council looks to recruit more foster carers from black communities

Passionate about pantomime?
Strand on the Green school seek director and musical director

Kitchen Garden Association receives green grant
Welcome cash injection for Chiswick House community group

Fashion show celebrates Black History Month
Young Chiswick designers strut their stuff on the catwalk

Patience is the essence as Old Mead's bed down
AFA Premier Division - Southgate County Old Boys 4 Old Meadonians 6

Mayor's Charities Benefit from Donation
St Mary's Convent and Nursing Home shares the cheque

Local girl to represent London in Doodling competition
Ogle her doodle on Google's Home Page

Urban Games prove showcase for borough active youth
Britain's sprint champion fuels childrens' dreams of sporting success

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