What happened in Chiswick during November 2002

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Plans announced for new stadium yards from Chiswick High Road
Proposals envisage £40 million 23,000 seater stadium behind Kew Bridge station and the Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre

Council/CIP say sorry to Chiswick
An official apology is issued to the people of Chiswick over the bureaucratic failings that have left Chiswick Back Common tennis courts neglected for years

Jeffrey Archer in Chiswick wedding drama
There was another chance to see the highlights of the Bedford Park Film Festival including a sneak preview of BBC drama "Archer - The Truth"

Ton-up Ant gets driving ban
Chiswick based celebrity caught driving at 127 mph.

Rob Brydon at Headliners
Star of "Marion and Geoff" gives advice on how to make divorce work

Not guilty plea made in Lorna Stewart murder case
Rena Stewart accused of the Equilibrium shooting enters not guilty plea at the Old Bailey

Hogarth's Birthday Bash
It was back to the 18th century for the artist's 305th

Chiswick property price latest
Data from the land registry shows recovery in Bedford Park area and prices overall up by 10% over the same period last year but more recent figures suggest downturn has started.

Detailed Survey of Bedford Park Estate Completed
The Bedford Park Society has finished the first phase of its groundbreaking "From Knowledge Comes Care " programme

Second march against over-development planned
A repeat of the rally and march down Chiswick High Road earlier this year is to be organised by the West Chiswick and Gunnersbury Society

Strong results from Fullers
Local brewer has seen a 21% increase in profits for the latest reporting period with robust growth in beer sales

E-fit of Ravenscourt Park rapist released
Police are appealing for information relating to a rape of a 14 year old girl on 31st October

Local students scoop awards
Pupils have been honoured for exceptional achievement in a new awards ceremony including 5 from Chiswick Community School

Adult Education and Training
Hundreds of courses taking place here in Chiswick and enrolling now. Courses range from diesel engine maintenance to making your own evening dress

The Chiswick High Road rubbish dump
Residents respond well to refuse collectors strike but mountains of rubbish appear on the High Road as local traders fail to co-ordinate

Major improvements planned for 94 bus
All buses to terminate at Acton Green from February next year

CIP meeting provides "a very depressing picture"
The Director of CIP who met with a group of Chiswick residents recently is praised for his frankness but offered little prospect of improvement to local services

More consultation needed on garden centre plans
Council ask for further consultation with interested parties before agreeing to a scheme for a heritage plant centre in Chiswick House grounds

Local Florist to be in Chelsea Flower Show
Pot Pourri are looking for sponsors for their display next year

New Chiswick Conservation Areas Approved
Local residents groups celebrate as large parts of West Chiswick get stricter planning controls

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