What happened in Chiswick during February 2009

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Major Development Proposed For Barley Mow Centre
Revised plans submitted to Chiswick Area Committee for approval

Chiswick Teen Sentenced For Burglary
Judge gives 18 year old an 'opportunity to change' his life

A Touch of Deja Vue
Cafi Delizia re-opens in new High Road site

The Pubs of Chiswick Past
Local historian Gillian Clegg on drinking establishments of by gone times

Calmer Traffic for Staveley Road?
New scheme could put the brakes on speeding drivers

Council Plan Primary School Consultation
To find best way to deal with rise in demand for places in Chiswick

Erin Pizzey Celebrates Her 70th Birthday
Campaigner established the world's first women's refuge in Chiswick

South West Trains Workers To Be Balloted Over Strike Action
Union plans condemned as making "life harder at time when we can least afford it"

Chiswick Shops Caught Selling Knives to Underage Children
Legal proceedings underway following Police and Trading Standards operation

Police Warn of Burglary Increase
Grove Park area of Chiswick appears to be the worst affected

Housing Chiefs Join Forces against Inflation-Busting Rent Increase
Government criticised for creating "increased burden" on tenants

Chiswick Plumbers To Trek The Sahara
To raise money for Help a London Child

New Met Police Commissioner's Message
"Protection is top priority from burglary to terrorism"

Which are the Top Hairdressers in Chiswick?
Give your feedback on who is best in W4

Chiswick Take Four Pointer
Rugby Result: Chiswick 34 Old Ashmoleans 6

Chiswick Albion Battle For Three Vital Points
Football Result: Twickenham Rangers 1 Chiswick Albion 4

Fairtrade Fortnight Comes to Hounslow
Residents encouraged to think about products they buy and differences they can make

Over 50's Get Chance to Voice Opinions
On local Health and Social Care issues across the borough

It's All A Matter Of Taste
Canta Napoli does simplicity with indefinable Italian aplomb

Council Plans For More Primary School Places
Borough wide consultation omits Chiswick where possibilities 'still being explored'

Chiswick Pair "More Powerful Than Simon Cowell"
They can't 'do cool' but Ant & Dec prove they're no pushovers either

Chiswick Pensioner Pleads Guilty to Making Counterfeit Money
83 year old housed printing machine in his Bolton Road home

White Lies - To Lose My Life
Jack Collins on local band's number 1 debut album

Chiswick Actors Set For Day of The Triffids Remake
Vanessa Redgrave and Dougray Scott to star in new BBC version of sci-fi classic

"One of the Oddest and Most Beautiful Books of 19th Centenary"
Chiswick Press' edition of Elements of Euclid amongst most expensive sold in 2008

With Interest Rates At An All Time Low
Is Now Best Time To Buy Another Chiswick Property?

Tube Workers Threaten Strike Action
Over the loss of what they believe to be more than 3,500 jobs

Which are the Top Doctors in Chiswick?
Give your feedback on who is best in W4

Charity Begins at the Checkout
Chiswick's Waitrose to donate £1,000 a month to local good causes

I Dream of Learning
Strand-on-the-Green pupils imagination wins them borough-wide competition

Office of Fair Trading Launches "Scamnesty" Campaign
Council urges residents to not fall victim to 'heartless money-making schemes'

His Questioning May Have Caused Controversy For The Chelsea Captain
But 5 year old sports journalist Oscar is taking it all in his little stride

Chiswick Winter Wonderland
Heavy snowfall transforms the scenery of W4

We Thought Rice Was Rather Nice
Decor may be understated, the food is anything but

Prix Fixe, Tailored Six Course Tasting and Valentine's Day at Fish Hook
Michael Nadra's menus that will reel you in time and again

Ziggy Calls For Peace Between Nations
Dancing street sweeper's wish for a better future for us all

Rolling On Home To Chiswick?
Ronnie Wood spotted house hunting a stone's throw from the river

Court Orders Ann Keen To Pay £15,000 To War Veteran
Local resident John Taylor sues his MP for 'being lazy' in landmark case

'No Money' Meters Are Temporary Measure
New pay and display machines on their way to Heathfield Terrace

Searchmate Teams Up With Relationship Coach Francine Kaye
To help local singles put their best foot forward with confidence

Potion In Motion
New bar opens on Chiswick High Road

Hospital Chief Resigns Over 'Unacceptable' Waiting Times
Investigation launched after eight patients waited over 12 hours for beds

So Long and Thanks for The Memories
Norman Lebrecht on demise of Chiswick based record label Decca

Which are the Top Dentists in Chiswick?
Give your feedback on who is best in W4

Counting Calories In Restaurants?
It's enough to put you off your food!

Chiswick RNLI Abandon Their Vessels
For a 21 mile fundraising trek along the Thames towpath

League Leaders Emerge Battered But Jubilant
Rugby Result : Chiswick 25 Hitchin 7

Ziggy Bids A Sad Farewell To Streets of Chiswick
'Racially motivated attacks' left popular street sweeper fearful for his life

CHOW Bites Back
'No evidence' dog walkers causing damage in Chiswick House

Man Seriously Assaulted In McDonalds
Police arrest two suspects in connection with incident

Latest Chiswick Property Sales
Prices take a tumble in latest numbers

It's All A Big Misunderstanding
Council defends CCTV saying motorists should learn rules of the road

Credit Crunching Munching
Great deals for diners as restaurants get creative with menus

Ann Keen "Should Do Honourable Thing and Step Down"
Calls for local MP to resign as junior health minister over Heathrow

Local MP Resigns over Third Runway
Andrew Slaughter steps down from Government position

Diary Of A Thames Water Customer
Two weeks, two broken pipes and one huge hole in the road

Owners Fear Missing Freddie Has Drowned
White Samoyed dog swept away at Brentford Lock

Gang of Armed Robbers Jailed
Trio responsible for violent robberies at local petrol stations

What Can You Do When Your Home Won't Do?
We find out from Chiswick's renovation experts De Spaey Interiors

South West Trains Jumps On Board
Train company to accept Oyster cards on all services from autumn

Personal Fitness in Chiswick
Where to get in shape in the W4 area

More Rail Disruption This Weekend
All lines in the Barnes area closed again

Another Busy Year For Local RNLI Crews
30% rise in callouts highlights vital service lifeboat charity provides

It Seems Crime Does Pay
After auction of Kray twins' private effects fetches over £100,000

Lib Dems Select Southfield Candidates for 2010
Andrew Steed joins Cllrs Harvey Rose and Gary Malcolm in local elections

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