What happened in Chiswick during May 2006

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A peek inside High Road House
Owner Nick Jones brings us behind the hoardings

Shock for Labour in Hounslow
Party loses overall control of the Borough Council

Stunning win for Conservatives in Ealing
Tram a factor as Labour lose 'bellwether borough'

Chiswick Shop Worker dragged to his death
Drive of white van charged with murder after fatal crash

Arson attack on election candidate's home
Isleworth's Labour hopeful awoken by "firebomb"

Bemused by The Bollo
Emma Brophy wonders if she's the only one missing the point

The East's Awake: Tory Led Administration takes charge Chiswick based Councillors dominate new executive

Chiswick Property Market Reaches New Highs
Top end of the market leads surge in house prices

Carluccio's brings Italian gioia di vivere to W4
Exclusive preview of Chiswick's newest Italian cafi and food shop

Car theft and street crime falling in Chiswick
Local Police winning the war on criminals according to latest figures

Who is going to run Hounslow Council?
Election results means parties are finely balanced

Ealing Council pledges parking reforms
Digital cameras will record offences following numerous complaints

Prolific armed robber receives eight year sentence
Man responsible for two hold ups at a local off-licence

Disney Channel films at Chiswick dance academy
Children from West London Dance Academy to feature in film

Guests prove costly in Central Chiswick
Charge for visitors' parking permits rise by a staggering 250%

South West Train drivers to strike over taxis
Series of 24-hour walk outs to start next week

Two local men found guilty of murder
Incriminating evidence found in Chiswick house

Emma Brophy talks Italian with Antonio Carluccio
As Chiswick says 'Benvenuto' to the latest gastronomic addition to the High Road

From Chiswick to Westminster
Local Head Teacher is Prime Minister's Guest at No.10 reception

Thieves take advantage of the warm weather
As elderly victim leaves her home unsecured

The Chiswick Moran Hotel
Get a behind the scenes preview of what's to come

'Miner' suspected of Chiswick burglary attempt
Intruder on Pyrmont Road had unusual attire

High winds bring down huge tree
Unseasonably gusty weather causes blockage to Garth Road

I-Kiosk installed in The Birdcage

New initiative encourages victims to report homophobic crimes

Report highlights unease over Super Jumbo
As world's largest commercial airliner flies into town

Ken blasts 'incompetent' Ealing Council
Claims last administration had made too many enemies

Stacey fears TfL backlash over tram
Council votes to scrap West London Transit Scheme

River dipper rescued from the flowerpots
Chiswick's lifeboat crew saves early morning swimmer

Is sell it yourself too good to be true?
Saving on commission may not be the bargain is cracked up to be

Adoption is not as complicated as you may think
Council launches campaign to find children their ideal parents

Find out who your new Councillor is
Detailed results for wards in the Chiswick area

Beat the drought at Dukes Meadows
New wet play area nears completion

Over the hill? Not a chance!
Chiswick foursome takes on three peaks challenge for charity

Bedford Park Festival backs 'Love London' campaign
Community event promotes recycling and sustainable development in the capital

Chiswick Gardens Education Centre
Trustees extend an invitation to the launch of new resource

Old Mead's subdue spirited challenge from lowly league rivals
Football Result : Old Aloysians 2 Old Meadonians 5

Chiswick start season with big win
Chiswick and Latymer Cricket Club get the summer off to a flying start

Broaden your horizons with Adult Education
Adult Learners' Week comes to Ealing

Unanimous 'no tram' vote for Ealing Council
Even Labour Councillors now round on controversial scheme

Culinary Chiswick for Children
Try out some of the finest local establishments this half term

New leadership team in place
Ealing Council cabinet members appointed

Amnesty campaign sees reduction in local knife crime
Timely message as youths urged to give up their knives

Playdays Day Nursery
New day care facility opens in Chiswick

Old Meads retain their unbeaten record
Football result- Latymer Old Boys 1 Old Meadonians 5

Snoring, roaring and jawing
We publish the boroughs top ten most annoying noises

Success for local bird brains
Eighty-two species in twenty-four hours wins the race for Hounslow

Heathrow's night flight restrictions retained
But threat of increase remains on the horizon

Worried he might be cheating on you?
There's a good chance you're right- especially if you live in Hounslow

Indecent exposure almost goes unnoticed
Suspect's revelation highlighted by vigilant passer by

New Oyster deal for rail passengers
Hounslow Loop and North London Line could accept prepay cards soon

Tram's Future Hangs in the Balance
Conservative Council promises aggressive opposition

Thinking about fostering?
Then find out more during Fostering Fortnight

Latymer Prep celebrates 10th anniversary
Full academic scholarship fund announced in commemoration

Roger Daltry heads all star line up
Rock extravaganza raises the roof for charity

Finding and choosing care services
Ealing Council launches new directory of care homes

Be a walking wonder for charity
Macmillan asks locals to go for a walk to raise money

Old Meads maintain late run towards league title
Football result  Old Meadonians 5 Hale End Athletic 0

Mayday! Mayday!
Heroic lifeboat crew saves another life

Do's and dont's of buy-to-let in W4
Bellenger's Chris Burton looks at the potential in Chiswick

Tube station refurbishment proves headache for residents
'Excessive volume' of Turnham Green's new pa system upsets locals

Elias Personal Concierge Services
A new concept in service launches in Chiswick

Hot weather catches Metronet unawares
Speed restrictions imposed on tube network

Teenager fleeced by boys on bikes
Suspects steal boy's belonging worth over #300

Chiswick House breaks the mould
'Lost' sphinxes are a step closer to returning home

Be a walking wonder for charity
Macmillan asks locals to go for a walk to raise money

A more colourful future for Strand-on-the-Green rec
Refurbishment kicks off with clean up and planting day

A busy April for Chiswick news
A digest of items in the newsletter last month

artaid @ British Craft Exhibition
Local charity raises £1,200 with silent auction

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