What happened in Chiswick during December 2006

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Chiswick Gets a Festive Visit From Doctor Who
Christmas Day Special Features a Very 'Bovvered' Donna from W4

Chiswick Killing Fugitive Apprehended
Daniel Russell disappeared shortly after Michael Campbell's death

Chiswick 'Superwoman' Faces Jail
Carol Ann Hunter found guilty of plot to maim ex-husband's new wife

South Parade to Get a Pub Fit for Royalty
Realpubs buy The Duke and plan a major gastro renovation

Chiswick Police Seek Dispersal Order for MacDonald's Gangs
As they begin initiative to address anti-social behaviour issues

It's official, the best Brussels can be found in Chiswick
Adamou's sprouts top the food critic's table for the second year running

Government to Forge Ahead With Plans for Third Runway
As Twelve Local Councils Unite Against Heathrow Expansion

Police seek rugby tackling hero
Passer by saves teenager from Harvard Road attempted robbery

Chiswick Businesswoman Hired 'Hit-Man' to Kill Her Former Lover
Jilted mother of two Carol Ann Hunter currently on trial at Old Bailey

Council receives seasonal windfall
Auction of former council property nets £1,160,000

Inflation busting council tax hike feared
As council leader slams local government's financial settlement

Seasonal spice on Chiswick High Road
We try out Silks & Spice's Christmas Set Menu

High Road House Ordered to Remove Canopies
Council's decision sets unsettling precedent for High Road traders

Have Yourself a Very Chiswick Christmas !
Don't bother with the West End - everything you need available locally

Chiswick lifeboat called to Kew Bridge collision
Bridge closed after 90ft houseboat becomes wedged sideways

Council cashes in on Chiswick's property market
Auctions of publicly owned property raises almost £30 million

Chiswick's Dame Crowned Queen of Film
Helen Mirren honoured for achievements at British Film Awards

Ravenscourt Park Hospital Fate Remains Uncertain
Scrutiny Committee may refer closure to Secretary of State for Health

Murder of Chiswick schoolteacher prompts 'Minority Report'
Criminal profilers to target London's 100 most dangerous men

Merry Christmas from Fuller's!
ChiswickW4.com members offered free tours of the brewery

Sir Peter Blake joins search for nation's 'Fan Gogh'
Eminent Chiswick artist to sit on premiership judging panel

West London Waste Strategy up in smoke?
Friends of the Earth say rubbish incineration breaks agreed strategy

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

Chiswick Sea Cadets Celebrate Rare Achievement
As Commanding Officer is awarded 'fourth bar' for 40 year's service

Clean Sweep for Grove Park School
Perfect score for pupils as other Chiswick primaries also excel

Victoria Cross Hero Visits Cavendish Primary School
Cavendish Primary School Pupils Give a Hero's Welcome to Johnson Beharry VC

Muggers Twice as Likely to be Caught in Hounslow
Big divergence between clear up rates in neighbouring boroughs

Witness to Nick Padget Killing Sought
Missing man may hold key to finding how Chiswick man died

Woman Faces Jail for Ann Keen Threats
'Obsessive' constituent threatened to strangle MP

Ealing's bus lanes under scrutiny
Council watchdog seeks views from borough's motorists

Has Foxtons Priced Themselves Out of the Market?
Estate Agency up for sale with a £400 million price tag

Family of murdered Chiswick teacher back anti-knife campaign
'Carrying a knife is not a game' message as killer begins appeal against sentence

Council Says 'Rip up Eddington Review'
Government Report Backs £7bn Airport Expansion Plans

Tornado Strikes West London
Six injured as high winds blast the Harlesden area

Rail commuters breathalysed before they board trains
Test highlights dangers of driving the morning after the night before

Backing for Watch Recruitment Drive
Councillors attend meeting in Southfield Ward

Chiswick capsize at Hayes
Rugby result: Old Abbotstonians 25 Chiswick 14

Old Meads turn up heat in defence of league title
Football result : Old Albanians 0 Old Meadonians 7

'Barker report proposals will silence community's voice'
Tony Arbour slams government plans to overhaul planning process

Ealing 'unbeatable' at supporting young people in care
13 per cent of borough's care leavers go to university

Chiswick Duo Create Revolutionary New Strategy Games
Science Museum snaps up EleMental but ChiswickW4.com has one to give away!

Latest Property Sales in Chiswick
Continued evidence of a strong market in the area

Council Approves Controversial Chiswick Mainline Station Access Scheme
As residents claim consultation results have been "ignored"

Police seek help identifying thief who knocks before entering
Residents could hold the key to solving Bolton Road break in

Top Gear Brings Futuristic Transport to Chiswick
James Mays spotted driving a lunar buggy down the High Road

RingGo to Star in Car Parks Across Chiswick
New cashless, ticketless parking scheme introduced

Primavera Produces Northern Italian Cuisine at its Best
We visit the latest addition to the foody heaven that is King Street

Make sure criminals don't spoil your Christmas and New Year
Local Police issue seasonal safety message to residents

Sobering swoop reveals festive drinkers being sold short
Popular licensed premises caught serving short measures of alcohol

Revised Collection Dates for Christmas and New Year Holidays
Check your rubbish and recycling collections changes

Teenagers Dig the Dirt at Kitchen Gardens
Green fingered youths finish back-breaking work as part of awards scheme

Cross borough benefit cheat jailed for four months
Ealing takeaway worker falsely claimed £21,391 from Hounslow Council

Addison Singers Celebrate New Decade with Winter Concert
Local group keen to recruit new members especially tenors and basses

Chiswick Thump Harlequins in Easy Contest
Rugby Result - Chiswick 60 Harlequins 0

Council saves couple from callous conmen
Ealing's trading standards team save couple from losing £8,650 to crooks

Local Architect Brings Modern Architecture to Rural Landscape
Multi-award winning Ed Pack receives industry acclaim for his Dutch Barn conversion

Major upgrade announced for local tube services
But District Line commuters will have to wait until 2013 to reap benefits

Chiswick Shade Saracens in Vase Match
Rugby Result: Chiswick 6 Saracens Amateurs 5

Solid Performance Puts Old Mead's 4 Points Clear At Top of Table
Football Result - Old Meadonians 3 Old Albanians 0

Local Heroes Honoured for Victoria Cross Success
Permanent tribute to seven brave men unveiled at Civic Centre

Chiswick Charity Raises £8,000 at Frankie's
Microloan Foundation kicks off festive season in charitable style

Record Breaking Crews Attend Head of River Four's Ceremony
Chiswick's Tideway Scullers honoured at Fuller's prize giving event

Fire Brigade Descends on Chiswick Village
To deliver seasonal safety message to residents and children

Mayor Urges Local Schools to Join Forces to Tackle Climate Change
After Chiswick Primary Receives £2,000 Environment Award

Skipper's hat trick nets Meads a home win
Amateur Football Alliance Middlesex & Essex Senior Cup Old Meadonians 5 Pegasus 0

Chiswick pipped at the post by solid visitors
Rugby result - Chiswick 20 Old Ashmoleans 22

Play Raises Awareness of Domestic Violence
As police carry out dawn raids on known perpetrators

No place for bullying here
Children work out how to stop bullying in Ealing schools

Mayor Launches New Art Award
Local school children offered chance to design Trafalgar Square sculpture

And the winner is..........?
Awards celebrate the achievements of the borough's youth

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