What happened in Chiswick during February 2006

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Man Stabbed to Death on Barrowgate Road
Another man arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder

Soho House to discourage applications from over 27's
New rules mean Ant & Dec are too old for their own club

Are local schools soft on bullying?
Figures suggest Hounslow may be most lenient borough in London

The Mayor, his wife and their lap dancing club
Tories call for Hounslow Mayor to resign over adult entertainment licence

Innovative tooth whitening system zooms into Chiswick
dentist@Chiswick now offers a Hollywood smile in under an hour

Armed Police in Chiswick Manhunt
Search for 'dangerous criminal' in Thorney Hedge Road

Les finds love in Chiswick
Former Family Fortunes host falls for local lady

Buying or selling a property? Then be more open minded
Local agent champions American style viewings in Chiswick

The Lazy Vine in St. Peter's Square
Roland Hanbury visits his new local restaurant

Police reduce their plans for a safer neighbourhood
Chiswick ward team short of officers but residents will still pay the price

Mr Grumpy makes us happy
Will Watts reviews an eclectic line-up at Headliners

Dawn raids net banking fraud gang
Police arrest 13 people in connection with #3m racket

Collection officer in violent robbery
Woman struck as thief makes off with machine takings

Mugging induced serious asthma attack
Young woman treated by paramedics after handbag snatch

Sacred Heart rated outstanding
Local high school gets top marks from Ofsted inspectors

Ealing pledge a 2.5% council tax rise
But Mayor's precept raises actual bill significantly

Ann Keen accused of breaking identity card pledge
Local MP denies betraying manifesto commitment

Call for councillors to unite against airport menace
Mayor agrees night flights numbers should be capped

Local resident creates a buzz in Chiswick
Pauline Hart is honoured for her work with senior citizens

Chiswick come so close
Rugby Result - Chiswick 21 Finchley 22

Old Meads shore up below par performance with semi-final victory
Football Result - Old Meadonians 4 Wood Green Old Boys 0

Boat race crews combat litter
Ancient rivalries put aside as teams swap oars for litter-pickers

Peace of mind - but at a cost
Queen Charlotte's rents out its midwives for £4,000

Hearing you loud and clear!
Lib Dems promise to listen as they launch mini-manifesto

Watchdog highlights quality of meals in Ealing schools
89% of children get a fresh prepared lunch

Hounslow's future in the hands of its residents
Three weeks left to register to vote in upcoming local elections

Westwords 'London Lives' poetry competition
Web-based poetry competition celebrates West London life

Chiswick's Top Twenty Streets
Is your road one of the most desirable in W4?

Court hears of events leading to Chiswick man's death
Stabbing of Michael Campbell 'revenge for damage to car'

New Head for Southfield School
Charles Morris brings renewed energy to local primary

Mayor takes on Silverlink services
Local train service to become responsibility of TFL

In the process of choosing a secondary school?
See a detailed table of the results of local schools

Classic Italian at Caffe Piccolo
Traditional dishes just like Mamma used to make

Flying squad charge prolific armed robber
Man responsible for Chiswick armed robberies in custody

Land at Bedford Corner exceeds estimate
Small area achieves almost four times its guide price

Take That in Chiswick
Former boy band prepare for their forthcoming tour

Thief removes disabled woman's freedom
Electric mobility scooter taken from outside flat

Another case of indecent exposure
Flasher reveals himself on Sutton Court Road

Shocking rise in violent crime at stations
Local stations rank amongst the worst in the capital

Shoplifter goes organic
As Nature Intended suffers yet another attempted theft

Headstones checked to stop grave danger
Hounslow to test the safety of headstones in cemeteries

Council powerless to prevent tram compounds
Ealing unable to veto TfL's plans to build construction sites

Chiswick succumb to mauling
Rugby result - Old Grammarians 20 Chiswick 19

Local Veterans awarded Badge of Honour
War heroes venerated by Chancellor of Exchequer

Ann Keen opens her eyes to blindness
RNIB campaign aims to prevent avoidable sight loss

Local Police Officer honoured by Sir Ian Blair
DS Tippett praised for his response to London bombings

New Committee for Tara Camogie Club
Committee elected at club's Annual General Meeting

Hounslow pupils in court
Local students take part in mock trial competition

Local Lib Dems join Trafalgar Square rally
Key party figures protest against controversial cartoons

Chelsea stars unveil £600,000 space for sports
Local sports centre gets substantial cash injection

Smoking ban ignites debate
Nanny state legislation or protecting our health? Chiswick deliberates

Headline Fall Masks Strong Property Market
Average Chiswick terrace house now worth over half a million

The Birdcage looks set to get a reprieve
Planned gastro makeover for gay pub called off

Trustee resigns over lottery project
Claims regeneration will result in damage to Chiswick House

Chiswick teenager admits to torture
Indrit Krasniqi tells how he burned and stabbed Mary-Ann Leneghan

Bus journey costs Chiswick mum £315
Court finds local resident guilty of 'dodging' her £1 bus fare

Indecent exposure in Harvard Hill
Schoolgirls traumatised by flasher in local park

Man charged with Barrowgate Road murder
Lesley Maynard aged 53 in court after fatal stabbing

Councillor publishes damning report on Ealing's parking services
Gary Malcolm reveals residents' numerous grievances

Ealing Borough has London's dirtiest streets
Yet residents pay one of the highest charges for street cleaning

Council's future in the hands of residents
Register to vote in local elections or lose your voice

Beds axed at Charing Cross & Hammersmith Hospitals
Plans for troubled NHS trust to close 200 beds condemned

Burglary suspect wriggles his way to freedom
Police seek surgical glove wearing would be thief

Wet fun returns to Dukes Meadows
Constructions of pioneering new play area begins

Bells and Crowns galore as Strand on the Green pub reopens
Pub links up with local primary school in Bell & Crown competition

New Parish for Mother Nicola
St Michael & All Angels bid farewell to their associate Vicar

Donate your musical memories
Recollections required of the post war to modern day black music scene

Local Bobbies triumph in tough guy challenge
Team from across the borough wins event for fourth year in a row

Audit Commission awards Hounslow three starts
Council 'improving well' according to Government inspectors

Anyone for Cricket?
Chiswick & Latymer Cricket Club gear up for summer season

Lacklustre performance nets Old Meads a lucky result
Amateur Football Combination Premier Division - Old Meadonians 1 Old Aloysians 0

Sunday stroll for Chiswick
Rugby result: Harlequin Amateurs 3 Chiswick 24

Fish fans will fall hook line and sinker
Michael Nadra makes an outstanding return to Chiswick's restaurant scene

No more agents' boards for conservation areas?
New ruling could see 'For Sale' signs banned from much of Chiswick

Love is in the air
Definitive guide to romance Chiswick style

Butterfly House to close its doors for the last time
Planning enquiry results in closure of Syon House attraction

Kate Moss back in town to face the music
Supermodel returns to confront allegations of Chiswick cocaine scandal

Elderly man duped by ATM distraction con
Two suspects sought in connection with High Road theft

Ann Keen launches safer stations campaign
MP's petition calls for proper night time staffing

Urgent action called for to reduce CO2 emissions
Hounslow ranks amongst the most polluted boroughs in London

Tabard Theatre seeks thespian enthusiasts
Local theatre needs volunteers for their spring programme

The Green takes on its magazine rival
Westside is bought out by local competitor

Hounslow gives evidence to Transport Select Committee
Council seeks greater protection for those living under flight paths

Good News and Bad News for the Tram
Hillingdon say no but transport users' group say yes

Innovative turbine turns tidal streams into electricity
Chiswick based partnership create pioneering power generating system

New Parish for Mother Nicola Stanley
St Michaels & All Angels bid farewell to their associate vicar

Learning disability or vision difficulties?
Local optician carries out Vision Therapy for children

Local school wins national award
Belmont Primary recognised for quality of ICT provision

Deadline approaches for primary applications
Forms for September start must be submitted by cut-off date

Old Meads scrape through the semi's
A.F.A. Middlesex & Essex Senior Cup Result - Southgate County 2 Old Meadonians 6

Chastened Chiswick brought back down to earth
Rugby Result - Chiswick 10 Mill Hill 15

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