What happened in Chiswick during April 2006

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Riverside Club destroyed in fire
Scene of total devastation at luxury health club

Sam's frees Toby Young from horrible misconception
Journalist's enlightenment on why Chiswick's comes top every time

Soho House owner christens new Chiswick club
High Road House on track to open in June

Texas Lone Star turns black and blue
Steak house chain to take over on the terrace

Chiswick man gets six years for owning machine gun
Arrest was part of Police anti firearm initiative

Acton Lane crack house closed down
Information from residents helps put an end to local crime spree

Victim's mother hits out at Home Secretary
Chiswick youth should have been deported prior to Mary-Ann's murder

At least 23 years in jail for Chiswick youth
Indrit Krasniqi cries then laughs when sentence is given

Passer-by traps suspected thief inside car
Brave witness prevents car from being ransacked

Cyclist killed after white van runs amok
Driver arrested after causing chaos on the A4

Families protest at 'unfair' eviction

As council comes to the aid of exiled nursery children

'Works of art' cause major bomb alert
Police name artist arrested for causing a public nuisance

Teenage thieves target Thames towpath
Boys on bikes threaten youths out for a riverside ride

Man attacked with meat cleaver in Wendell Park
Police make arrest following savage assault

Economy class scheme puts local children at risk
£80m shortfall uncovered in BAA's school insulation programme

Display car alleged to have fuelled Riverside fire
Mini parked in club's atrium could jeopardise insurance claim

Local youths found guilty of Chiswick man's murder
Michael Campbell stabbed to death in revenge attack

Cracknell's gold found under a bush
Canine's discovery reunites Olympic hero with his medals

Good Samaritan assaulted with crutches

Dispute on 267 bus leaves victim in hospital

Looking for a reason to smile?
dentist@Chiswick offers a fresh approach to cosmetic dentistry

Hounslow Homes wins 'Oscar' for care
But residents set up web site alleging 'mismanagement'

Reported sightings of dolphin near Chiswick
After a whale and a seal more marine life appears on Thames

Thames Water' Inefficient, greedy or both?'
Local resident Matt King puts forward his case as hosepipe ban hits

Effective campaigning or just plane stupid?
Protestors celebrate Heathrow's 60th with BAA blockade

Suspects steal keys to gain entry
House burgled after door keys swiped through letterbox

Police appeal for witnesses to fatal accident
Motorcyclist dies after falling from bike on A4

Choice of pay back or prison for local benefits fraudster
Court sends a clear message to false claimants

Latest Sales in the Chiswick Property Market
Strong activity at the top-end following record January

David Cameron meets first time buyers in Chiswick
Joins TV presenter Kirsty Allsopp in High Road Cafi

Securior van raided on Chiswick High Road
Thieves make off with container full of cash

Houseboat residents face hefty rent hike
Port of London Authority seeks to substantially raise fees

The Pilot proves perfect for parent's night out
Local gastro pub lives up to its reputation

No smoke at Carluccio's
Chiswick's latest Italian cafi will be smoke free

Teenager robbed aboard E3 bus
Suspect stole valuable mobile but let victim keep sim card

End of the cappuccino chain?
Landmark planning decision marks the caffeine conglomerate's card

Lords call for legal protection against aircraft noise
Homes & community buildings should be enshrined say Peers

Strikes call a halt to local services
Industrial action by public sector workers over pensions

Some news from April 1st - Foxtons to do Council Tax Revaluations

Agent selected by Hounslow to calculate new bands

Call for council to recycle business waste
Local companies seek better recycling facilities

Chiswick care home praised
Social care inspectors find local home gives good quality support

No teddies for local children
Day nursery withdraws promised places

Callous thief leaves arthritic victim in hospital
Police seek youth on bike who stole invalid's handbag

Did new parking charges prove a rise too far?
Police seek witnesses to parking meter theft

Cafe culture at Chiswick House
Trustees seek local input into the ground's culinary future

Community Constable of the Year Award 2006
Residents asked to nominate their favourite local bobby

Guardian angels operating from Chiswick
Aupair agency the only one of its kind

Council staff sign their way to better communication
Transport personnel learn Makaton to enhance interaction with clients

Man attacked with meat cleaver in Wendell Park
Police make arrest following savage assault

Council official moves thousands out of Chiswick
Bedford Park actually in South Acton says Highways man

A real gem on the High Road
Annapurna serves up a first-rate ruby

Unhappy times at Ravenscourt Park nursery
Privatisation of hospital suspected as 100 children are evicted

Church doors smashed with shopping trolley
Christ Church suffers four attacks in three weeks

Brass necked burglar preys on elderly woman
Female suspect sought for Saturday morning break-in

Hounslow Council get Bus Lane Award
Panel praises 'huge improvement' in borough's transport

How can I get a realistic valuation of my property?
One local agent offers some insights to potential vendors

Local MEP keeps up the pressure on Thames Water
Says company must mend its ways as well as its pipes

Police officer arrested on corruption charges
Two people remain in custody following dawn detention

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Police are looking to recruit special constables
Have you got what it takes to make your neighbourhood a safer place?

Local pupils practice paperclip physics
Latymer students make grand final of science competition

Old Meads bring home second trophy of the season
Football Result - Southgate County Old Boys 2 Old Meadonians 3

Old Mead's one step closer to reviving league campaign
Football result - Old Bealonians 0 Old Meadonians 4

Old Meadonians conquer feisty Albanians
Football Result - Albanians 1 Old Meadonians 5

Chiswick win Hendon tournament
Local rugby team triumph in seven-a-side competition

Chiswick end on a high
Rugby result - Chiswick 30 Old Merchant Taylor's 20

Old Mead's on top form with cup final win
Football result - Old Meadonians 5 Broomfield 0

Chiswick surge on
Rugby Result: Lockside 8 Chiswick 22

**** Local Election - May 4th 2006 ****

Your definitive guide to voting in the Chiswick area
Who is standing, election news and party manifestos

No overall control in Hounslow and Ealing says report
Study by educational bulletin says Labour will lose in both

Hounslow Borough Election Analysis
Ward by ward run down suggests election could be close

Allegations of wide-spread vote-rigging ahead of local elections
Hounslow amongst boroughs currently under investigation

Borough Elections - 4th May 2006
A list of all the candidates standing in the Chiswick area

Labour predicted to win in local boroughs
Report says party will hold Ealing and Hounslow

Tories reaffirm anti-tram stance
Scheme not economically viable and unfair on disabled

Labour launches manifesto for local elections
Council leader, Colin Ellar unveils his party's pledges

Conservatives launch local election manifesto
Tories pledge to focus on crime and grime in Ealing Borough

Ealing Lib Dems unite to launch local manifesto
Party pledges a safer and environmentally friendlier borough

Lib Dems Pledge a Fair and Green Hounslow
Seven promises constitute local election manifesto

Further calls for Hounslow Mayor to resign
Darshan Grewal refuses to step down over lap dancing debacle

Save Ealing's Streets canvass local party views
Labour, Lib Dems and Tories outline party's stance on the tram

Green Party launches local election campaign
Eight candidates to stand in wards across Hounslow

Is your seat a marginal?
Ward by ward analysis of voting in Ealing Borough

Simon Hughes continues 'No Tram' campaign
MP's walkabout bolsters his party's anti-tram protest

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