What happened in Chiswick during August 2003

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Cyclist killed on Chiswick High Road
Brentford man knocked off bike by open door of parked car

Agents feel the pain as volumes plunge
Latest numbers show a 47% decline in volumes with property prices showing little sign of recovery

Mayor turns down Turnham Green option
Ken Livingstone explains why he doesn't believe the Piccadilly line should stop at Turnham Green

Another fatality at Turnham Green station
Second person killed at station in under two months raises concerns about safety at the station

Hogarth signs up for Fun Run
18th Century artist latest resident to sign up to raise money for Dukes Meadows

Chiswick High Road 21 years on
Such a lot of change even since 1982 - a montage of images from then and now

Happy end to appalling crime
ChiswickW4.com members rally round to help robbed blind pensioner

Power Cut made worse for Chiswick commuters
LUL fail to stop Piccadilly line trains at Turnham Green when District Line closed

Some Chiswick residents face prospect of massive tax hike
Ealing Council's finance man suggests 30% rise could be required

Official indifference as sewage flows on the streets
Thames Water take their time as health risk and stench worsen

The 'Not Our Responsibility' Cycle
Acton Lane bridge remains blighted by graffiti as authorities pass the buck

Unaffordable Housing
Hugh Fasken, Editor of the Green Magazine, looks at the problems resulting from West London's property price boom

The Bombing of Staveley Road
Recollections of the V2 attack on Chiswick sought

Fuller's get Bitter and Twisted
Britain's Champion Beer now available in local pubs

Dame Tilly Trott returns
Former Watermans favourite is back

Youth Club thank you to Intelsat
Locally based satellite company praised for positive contribution

Crossroads Team to take Flora Challenge
Local charity which supports carers in fund raising run

BrentfordTW8.com now issuing regular newsletters

Local School results show continued improvement
Big increase in top A Level passes and GCSE grades at Chiswick Community School

Developer accused of holding the Council to ransom
Clifton Cape offer to end appeal against refusal of 28 storey tower if new plan is accepted

Major changes to tube and bus fares
Big rises in some fares unless you pre-pay and kids travel for free on buses in 2004

Local MP Named in Kelly Inquiry
Clive Soley offered to help Alastair Campbell by getting "more active"

Speculation grows on third runway approval
Leaked reports are suggesting that the decision to expand Heathrow has already been made

New Magazine gets on competitor's Wick
Launch of new local publication delayed as legal action forces name change

The Art Emporium to open at Dukes Meadows
Chiswick’s latest exciting arts venture seeks interested artists

New local band seeks lead singer
Award Winning Alternative Rocker Searches For Vocalist

New application for riverside school made
Alpha Plus's Proposed Pier House School back on the agenda as amended plans submitted

Chiswick to get Christmas Lights
Councillor reveals decorations will appear in the main shopping areas this year

Support Needed to Raise St Peter’s Roof
The historic church needs half a million by December

Record crowds for "Operation Speedboat"
Over 1,000 people attend event at Chiswick Business Park

Major overhaul for Chiswick High Road
Council plans major package of new works including extended bus lanes, cycle paths and pavement narrowing

Chiswick Business Park moves into new phase
Exhibition of plans for the third phase of development to be held including details of transport improvements

Man rescued from river outside Chiswick pub
Incident raises questions about lack of life-saving equipment at Strand on the Green

Fans to relish London Pride Middlesex Sevens
Chiswick Brewer signs two year sponsorship deal for the world's most famous charity Sevens event which takes place this Saturday

The Bad Dads Hit Town!
A local group of dads form band to play at charitable events

Chiswick braced for Traffic Chaos
Mayor says no to request for Piccadilly service at Turnham Green as major disruption predicted

Be Green with your Garden Waste
Free Home Composters available plus details of how to order Garden Waste sacks

Chiswick Choir seeks New Sponsors
Great opportunity for local businesses to raise their profile and help the arts

From Ecuador to Peru via Chiswick
Lucy Hurn lands her dream job as a development worker in Lima

Old Meadonians want to attract fit ladies
Local football club looking to set up women's team

Ready Teddy Cook Off
Free tickets for show and courses on how to prepare nutritious meals for the under 5s

Will to Win promoted
Double celebration for Chiswick Tennis Club

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