What happened in Chiswick during May 2005

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Heartless thieves strike in Stamford Brook
Two men trick their way in 80 year old woman's home

Sainsbury's Shoplifter Sought
CCTV released of suspect who took basketful of booze

Chiswick and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl Theme to Festival Treasure Hunt and Parade

Soley Fights Back Over Airport Expansion
Former MP explains the role of Future Heathrow

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More Parking Charge Increases For Chiswick
This time it is car park charges that are to double

"Secret Plan" to privatise Ravenscourt Park
Private firms allegedly have been invited to run hospital

Local Charity Nominated for National Award
Friends of Dukes Meadows 'among the best-managed charities in the UK'

New edition of local history journal published
Articles range from Civil War to the Second World War

Another stealth rise in W4 parking charges?
Meter and Pay & Display fees to rise by up to 100%

Frankie Dettori to ride into town
Marco Pierre White helping him expand restaurant chain

Arrests made after Chiswick cocaine raid
Three charged with trafficking offences

Chiswick man remanded over Mary Ann murder
Indrit Krasniqi of Oxford Road North charged with killing

Bogus District Nurse cons elderly woman
Card stolen by accomplice in Strand-on-the-Green theft

Police seek April Fool's Day car thief
Photo issued of Gunnersbury Avenue theft suspect

New 5-a-side leagues to start in Chiswick
Football to be played on refurbished tennis courts site

Ealing 'weak' again as Audit Commission wins appeal
Council to pay costs as Appeal Court backs original rating

Is pollution damaging our health?
A team from Imperial College wants help in finding out

Grove Park Boys are Plastic Fantastic
Youngsters aim to get Council to start recycling plastics

Thousands flock to Kitchen Garden Open Day
Event at Chiswick House Grounds a massive success

Property prices up 18% but sales slow
Mixed news for local agents in latest numbers

Property Sales in Chiswick
Full listings of homes sold for March 2005

Cherry Tree planted at V2 factory site
Chiswick represented at German ceremony to mark end of war

Chiswick dentist aims to silence snorers
Transform your nightlife with innovative new system

Jazz at the City Barge under threat
Neighbour's complaints could end live music at the venue

Rick Stein toasts Sam's Brasserie
Celebrity chef visits site of soon-to-open Chiswick restaurant

Miracle on Chiswick Mall
Two escape as giant tree crushes Parcel Force lorry

Dec Gives First Reaction to Ant's Wedding Plans
Cartoonist Woods reveals how he has reacted to the engagement

Lord Soley accused of 'taking Heathrow shilling'
Former local MP to head airport expansion lobby group

Oil Company to move to Chiswick
Tullow Oil to take space in local business park

Response Programme hits series of delays
£50 million scheme unlikely to implemented by December target date

St Mary's U-9s Score a Hat Trick
Third triumph in a row for the school's team

Help at hand for graffiti victims
Free removal kit available from Hounslow Council

New charitable trust for Chiswick House
Over £1 million available for restoring house and grounds

Is your local police officer better than the rest?
Met seek nominations for Community Constable of the Year award

New Leader for Ealing Council
Labour group selects Leonora Thomson to head the borough

Chatsworth Lion stolen from Corney Road
Police appeal for information following theft

Ann Keen wins with reduced majority
Labour hold Brentford and Isleworth

Woods Cartoon on Ann Keen's Victory
What the defeated candidates thought of the result

Labour Hold Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Win for Andrew Slaughter but strong showing for Liberal Democrats

Election chaos as Irish voters excluded
Calls made to have contest declared null and void

Another Narrow Defeat For Tara
London Senior Camogie League - Tara (1-0) v Croydon (0-5)

Quackers Idea From the Wetland Centre
Wildlife haven launches novel scheme to help visitors

'Apprentices' accused of thrashing Said House
£12,000 worth of damage done to Chiswick Mall residence

Chef mugged on Devonshire Road
Leaving party spoiled after assault by three robbers

Arrest Made After Spate of Robberies
School children targeted around Chiswick House Grounds

Audience for TV pilot show needed
'Whose Side Are You On?' to be filmed in Chiswick

Glowing OFSTED Report for local nursery
Primary Steps described as 'very warm, welcoming and child focused'

3 men, 3 bikes, 3,000 miles in just 30 days
Local charity starts the Race for Africa in Kew Gardens

Soley to become 'Lord of the Blog'
Former local MP elevated to the upper chamber of the House

Inspired by the Marathon?
Sign up for a 10k run to raise funds for Chiswick charity

Mead's season ends on a high
Title clinched and farewell to most successful ever chairman

Chiswick & Latymer Win Thriller
First XI success mirrored by club's other teams


Losing start to the season for Tara
London Senior Camogie League - Tara (1-2) v Fr Murphys (2-5)

Ann Keen accused of using lawyers 'to stifle democratic process'
Legal action threatened against Conservative candidate and local newspaper

Gordon Brown attends local constituency event
Praises Ann Keen as a "constant campaigner for social justice"

Green Not Greed Say Community Group
Engine size should determine parking permit cost

Northcote visits Fullers Brewery
Pledges deregulation to "free up business"

Lib Dems make pledge on tuition fees
Dakers and Malcolm target local student vote

Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush Constituency Guide
Andy Slaughter favourite to retain Clive Soley's seat for Labour

Now It's Ant and Lisa
Ant McPartlin announces engagement to Lisa Armstrong

V2 Memorial Organisers To Attend VE-Day Event
Ceremony to be held at site of rocket factory in Germany

Mobile Robberies On School Children Continue
Spate of crimes around Chiswick House Grounds resumes

Female biker thwarts thieves
Chase down Edensor Road leaves them empty handed

No tree cull for Bedford Park and Acton Green
Ealing Council say no business case for cutting down lime trees

New Crime Stats show fall in local crime
Violent crime and burglary down in Hounslow Borough

Less good news in Ealing borough though...

CCTV Turned on in Turnham Green
New equipment to combat crime in underground station

Two big wins boost Mead's title hope
Local team two points clear with one game left

Injury hit Meads pass University Challenge
Old Meadonians 3 University College London Academicals 2

Ealing Council Appoints New Chief Executive
New boss Darra Singh headhunted from Luton Council

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