What happened in Chiswick during July 2003

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Clifton Cape appeal against Tower refusal
Emergency meeting called for this Monday to discuss latest development in scheme to build 28 storey on Chiswick High Road

chiswick news 2003Vanity Fair Returns to Chiswick
Reese Witherspoon (right) spotted in town as new production starts filming

First Watergate. Now W****rgate!
Peterborough column discovers "frail matriarchs" at the Bedford Park Festival following TV presenter's expletive

Garden Centre Plans likely to be put on hold
CiP respond to concerns of grounds users by reconsidering putting a path across the hockey field

Local vice ring busted
Police raid properties in major operation against prostitution

West Chiswick resident sounds off about the new CPZ
Grant Feller believes the Council has made a bad planning decision, ignored local opinion and wasted money

Are you concerned about the future of Chiswick House?
Make your views on what improvements you think are needed at the House and Grounds

Joseph a triumph for local choir
Stunning debut performance at Catholic Parish Centre

Keeping a Watch on Chiswick Mall
Residents Work Closely With Police In Effective Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

The Wick Magazine to be launched
A new local magazine is due to hit your doormat this September

Missing Jenna safe and well
The 14 year old Chiswick girl has met with a member of her family and is reported to be unharmed

Chiswick dentist cleared of drilling away patient's tooth
Dentist found guilty of professional misconduct but cleared of more serious charges

West Chiswick CPZ goes live
Residents and businesses have one last chance to get their permits

Crossrail gets Government Approval
Turnham Green station or Chiswick Business Park could become major interchanges

Controversial Bus Gate likely to go
Bus priority scheme near the junction of Chiswick High Road and Chiswick Lane to be scrapped

Con man becomes Cult Figure
Could "Raymond Price" be operating in Chiswick?

Unexploded bomb on South Parade
Police close roads around Bedford Park Area

Fatality at Turnham Green station
British Transport Police are appealing for information after man hit by Piccadilly line train

Local MP delivers “No Third Runway” message to Minister
One last chance to sign petition against airport expansion. Ann hails response from ChiswickW4.com users

Chiswick Roundabout blackspot to get speed cameras
Action taken after seven deaths within a year

Take the Hogarth Challenge
5 mile Fun Run with proceeds going to the Friends of Dukes Meadows

Ken Livingstone talks rubbish
Mayor meets with the Chiswick Recycling Action Group

Kew Awarded World Heritage Site Status
Gardens join the Great Wall of China and the Taj Mahal amongst the world's treasures

New "Vue" for Chiswick Business Park
Owner of Warner Village Cinemas to move into development

Local schools to specialise in science and sport
Two top secondary schools will become specialist schools in September

Local Club wins an historic treble of trophies
Full trophy cabinet for local football team

No expansion of Turnham Green Terrace "eyesore"
Mid-Chiswick Residents Delighted With Gable House Planning Refusal

Local Students meet Gordon Brown
Ann Keen MP organises visit to No. 11 Downing Street

Arbour Welcomes North London Line Improvements
Local GLA member hails new funding for London's most overcrowded service which serves Gunnersbury and South Acton

Local Churches urge Government to support fair trade
MP delivers trade justice cards to International Development Minister Baroness Amos

Old Meadonians FC announce new kit deal
Sponsorship from The Sports Cafe, Haymarket extended to all ten sides at OMFC

Chiswick computer ace solves 'Password Anxiety' problem
New software launched to make surfing more convenient and secure

Will to Win on the verge
Local tennis team one match away from the title

Human Rights court says yes to Night Flights
Government succeeds in getting previous ruling reversed

MP to stand again in next election
Ann Keen receives endorsement of constituency Labour party

Turnham Green Terrace Redevelopment
Residents Reaffirm Opposition to Gable House "Eyesore" in advance of key meeting

Neglected Boathouse to be demolished
Plans submitted to replace it with three new houses

Willing women Winning
Local ladies tennis team have successful season

Calling All Cyclists
London Cycling Campaign Seeks To Improve Road Conditions For Cyclists

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