What happened in Chiswick during November 2005

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Egon Ronay Stars for Chiswick Restaurants
Le Vacherin and La Trompette included in prestigious guide

Olympic sized pool planned for Chiswick
New multi-million pound leisure centre to replace Acton Baths

Trick or treater robbed at knifepoint
12 year old suffers harrowing Halloween ordeal

Is Chiswick set for a Revolution?
Vodka bar chain set to come to Chiswick

Hand gun used in daylight robbery
Couple accosted whilst walking to Chiswick station

New After School Club Launches at Dukes Meadows
No more need for 11 to 14 year olds to be home alone

Bike Theft at the Riverside Health Club
CCTV image shows man suspected of taking cycles worth #2000

City Bonuses Drive W4 Prices Upward
But 'first time buyers' strike raises some concerns

Clamping controversy at Bedford Corner
Locals fall foul of extreme new parking restrictions

Traffic warden gets slapped for ticket
Irate driver sees red after being issued fine

Texas Gone Star
Turnham Green Terraces loses its tex-mex overnight

Lottery bid aims for regeneration not destruction
Chiswick House Trust denies accusations of vandalism and secrecy

Chiswick House 'Regeneration Scheme' slammed
Joseph Mirwitch calls bid 'disastrous and destructive'

Sales call from gym leads to contract nightmare
Virgin Active accused of sharp practice over joining offer

Boys on Bikes Steal Gas Man's ID Card
Robbery took place just off Chiswick High Road

Late night drinking put on hold by Council
Publicans angry over delays to new licences

Councillor to Investigate Parking Management
Ealing Borough's CPZ Admin needs to improve says Malcolm

Christmas gifts from children's artworks
An innovative idea from new local company DaisyArt

Action urged to save Gunnersbury Park
'Failed management' has resulted in 'appalling neglect'

Two Intruders Enter Chiswick Homes
Two similar break-ins occur on consecutive days

Council blast TfL over tram construction sites
Liberal Democrats accuse them of being TfL's 'poodle'

Another fine mess for local councils
Large number of appeals against parking tickets not contested

Freezing temperatures fail to halt volunteer efforts
Turner Broadcasting employees dig deep for local schoolchildren

New After School Club Launches at Dukes Meadows
No more need for 11 to 14 year olds to be home alone

'Gay Marriages' to be celebrated this year
Partners can register and hold reception at Ealing Town Hall

Hounslow Council web site celebrates improved performance
Study reports high climb in national rankings

Protect your bike for free
On-line registration initiative aims to reduce cycle crime

Turnham Green Area Improvements
Consultation outcomes to be presented at special meeting

What do tea, elephants and Kim Cattral have in common?
Emma Brophy finds out from Chiswick's best known char lady

Chiswick celebrities design Christmas decorations for charity
Dame Helen Mirren and Phil Collins get creative for a good cause

Police issue seasonal home security warning
Rise in residential burglaries prompts call for enhanced home security

Campaigners warn against Heathrow's 'Trojan Horse'
Additional terminal breaches T5 planning enquiry

Cracknell excels at Head of River Fours
Olympic rowers compete alongside local clubs

Neighbours clean up their act
Friends group organises local tidy up

Cash crisis leads to drastic job cuts
Hammersmith Hospital to lose 300 staff

Bollywood comes to Brentford
Age Concern to host a day of multi-cultural celebrations

Chiswick charge continues
Rugby result - Old Millhillians 5 Chiswick 36

Old Meads make heavy weather of Park defeat
AFA Senior Cup - Old Meadonians 2 Alexandra Park 0

There's no need to be alone this Christmas
Charity looking for guests and volunteers for Christmas Day party

Council heeds the advice of youthful voices
Hounslow youths make their views heard at conference

Old Meadonians comfortable in derby clash
AFA Middlesex & Essex Senior Cup - Old Meads 3 Polytechnic 1

Boys on bikes travel down to the river
Satellite navigation system stolen from car on Chiswick Mall

Multi-million pound sales become commonplace
Top end of the market sees much activity during September

'Response' project to be reined in
Auditor raises concerns about Ealing's £61 million scheme

Job cuts could result in Christmas tube strikes
Goodwill thin on the ground between Metronet and Unions

Witches and monster haunt Strand on the Green
Community spirits alive at Halloween shindig

Local author opens charity Christmas cards shop
Celia Brayfield to launches 'Cards for Good Causes'

William Hogarth Trust celebrates artist's birthday
Flowers mark the 308th anniversary of Hogarth's birth

Residents wanted to take trip down musical memory lane
Music buffs offered chance to contribute to new history book

'Open Bethlehem' gains international platform
Chiswick based web agency provides civil society with a voice

Agents give hostile reception to new girl in town
Propertygarden.com proves worthy David to industry Goliaths

Ex-Chiswick student organises WWII reunion
Chiswick Polytechnic friends reunited after 60 years

Ealing fails to collect over £7 million a year in taxes
One of the highest non-collection figures for any Council

Local Police put themselves under the microscope
Sir Ian Blair to launch radical examination process

Hit and run girl fights for her life
Mother appeals for witness to A4 collision

Autumn fashion show raises thousands for charity
Catholic mothers' lunch in aid of International Refugee Trust

Got time for a tete a tete?
Friends of Harvard Hill Park plan neighbourhood tidy up

Students debate world issues
Secondary school pupils participate in mock UN conference

Council aims to de-mystify adoption process
Hounslow urgently needs more residents willing to adopt

Don't do it on your own doorstep
Students aim to raise awareness of bogus salesmen

Harlequins take their chances
Rugby Result - Chiswick 5 Harlequins Amateurs 12

Meads find visitors' challenge a disappointment
AFC Premier Division - Old Meadonians 2 Old Actonians 1

Artaid hold silent bid auction at open studios
Local art-based charity aim to send chickens to Africa

Childcare professionals rise to the challenge
New department created to meet needs of children across the borough

Local charity ranked amongst best in Britain
Crossroads care scheme highly rated by national body

East edges west
Rugby result - Upminster 22 Chiswick 17

Hawkin's hat trick galvanises Meads
AFC Premier Division - Old Meadonians 5 Clapham Old Xaverians 2

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