What happened in Chiswick during February 2007

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Rena Salmon Interview to be Broadcast
Chiswick beauty salon murderer expresses remorse

Jealous Husband Attacked Local Gallery Owner
67 year old man hits love rival with pick axe handle

New Core Stability Zone at The Park Club
Including the very latest Kinesis range of equipment

Shock Rise in Local Crime Figures
Sharp increase in robberies in the Chiswick area

Up, Out or Away?
Oliver Finn's Christian Harper considers the true cost of more space

Time is Of the Essence with Regard to H.I.P.s Scheme
'Sell now before chaos ensues' advises Chiswick Agent Faron Sutaria

Has Dec Found Love at High Road House
TV star reported to be 'totally smitten' with waitress

Council Raises All Parking Charges to Chiswick Levels
Standardised fees part of new administration's £5m budget bonanza

Fallout at Fishworks as Director Departs
Fishy business continues at beleaguered restaurant and fishmonger

Fatal 'Accident' Closes Turnham Green Tube
Fifth fatality at local station in recent years

And Dec Makes Three
Ant & Dec create a stir over their living arrangements

Latest Property Sales in Chiswick
Most recent figures point to continued market strength

ASBOs for A-Boards
Council informs traders of new zero tolerance policy

New Signalling System for Piccadilly Line
But major contract gives little sign of tubes stopping at Turnham Green

Noise maps predict 'devastating' impact of Heathrow's third runway
Council leaders slam government for disregarding environmental consequences

Official Complaint Launched Over Chiswick War Memorial Homes
Residents Voice Strong Objections to Council's Planning Process

Barley Mow's Makeover Gets The Thumbs Up
Big Screen Sport and Great Food on Chiswick High Road

From Chiswick to Wassenaar
Historical delegation to visit site of V2 weapon launch

Record Year for Chiswick Property
2006 proves to be a good vintage for local homeowners

95-Year-Old Man Robbed in His Newton Grove Home
Five-Year-Old Girl Accompanies the Teenage Girl Muggers

Number 10 Petitioned on Turnham Green
Campaign for Piccadilly Line stop taken to the PM

What does it take to make a restaurant family- orientated?
Tonya Blowers ponders the question over dinner at Giraffe

Diccon Adams Dies after Swift But Courageous Battle With Cancer
'Extraordinarily kind man with a wry sense of humour' passes away aged 61

England's Six Nations Team Opt For Irish Hospitality
Chiswick Moran Hotel provides home base for rugby heroes

Le Vacherin Fuels Tory's Grand Designs on Ealing
Malcolm John creates canapes for Shadow Chancellor George Osborne

Polish Migrants Duped By Con Artists
Immigrants abandoned in Chiswick £250 poorer and with nowhere to live

Where is Hogarth When You Need Him?
Boris Johnson laments the lack of a modern day equivalent

Minister Visits Accommodation for Ex-Service Personnel
MP 'very impressed' with Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation's residences

Natural Born Racer
We track the career of Chiswick's super biker Michael Hill

Anti-congestion Charge Campaigners Gear up For a Last-Ditch Protest
100 vehicles expected to participate in convoy through Hammersmith

It should be a Clean Sweep for Ealing
Council invest 75% more to clean borough's streets

Local Assembly Members Propose US-Style School Bus Scheme
Mayor slams the "impractical pilot" aimed at replacing free bus travel

Winners and Losers in the Congestion Charge game
What impact will the extension have on property prices beyond its border?

Matt James Searches for a Local Eco Eden
New C4 Series Seeks Environmentally Minded Gardeners

Residents Urged to Avoid Heartache this Valentines
Local rates of coronary heart disease significantly higher than national average

Ann Keen Does U-Turn To Jump On Board
MP changes her mind and backs Turnham Green campaign

Life for Van Driver Who Killed Chiswick Cobbler
Widow Questions System That Allowed Mental Patient's Fatal A4 Rampage

Diccon Adams (1945-2007)
Diccon's daughter Katie remembers her highly regarded father

Move Over Jamie Oliver
The guys at goodness* become culinary benefactors too

My love affair with Annie's
Charlie Canniff discovers a new passion in Strand-on-the Green

Ealing Scores a Double in Unconventional Awards Ceremony
Council tops London's League Table with 55% increase in PCNs

Council Leader Blasts Mayor's "Excessive" Tax Hike
Strong condemnation raises further concerns of rise in council tax

Residents Take To The Streets In Protest
To highlight those who will be hardest hit by c-charge extension

Prestolite Deal On The Horizon?
Planning committee approves new plans for old factory building

One Cancelled Two to Go
Resident goes straight to the top to query council's PCN policy

Woman Mugged At Kitchen-Knife Point
Victim Initially Thought Rylett Road Robbery Was Joke

West London's Eight Pound Baby Tax
Giving birth will prove more costly at Chelsea & Westminster

Mayor's Budget Approved Despite Strong Opposition
5.3% precept hike passed but without majority support

Ealing Drivers Reclaim Bus Lanes
Complete suspension a possibility according to Cllr Stacey

TfL Introduce Additional Rush Hour Services on Local Routes
But Extra Buses Do Little to Soothe Congestion Charge Anger

Councils Fight Mayor over Waste Incineration
Court hearing to allow black bags to go up in flames

No Payout for Chiswick based 9/11 Man
Pilot wrongly accused of terror plot involvement

Hounslow Helps Green fingered Gardeners to Get Going This Spring
Council unearth their Garden Waste Collection Service

Eating Out in the Comfort of your Kitchen
We try out the concept that is Clever Wally's Raw Pizza

Hogarth House Boosted By Tate Show
Visit to Chiswick treasure will illuminate main exhibition

Junk Mail Costs More Than the Paper It's Written On
So why aren't the councils doing more to stop it?

Piccadilly Line to Stop at Turnham Green
But only for this weekend due to engineering works

Hothouse Flowers at New Internet Cafe
Paintings by Susan Quance on display on the High Road

Hounslow Council retains 3-star CPA rating
No change in this year's assessment by Audit Commission

Invisible Bagpipes Save Councillor's Blushes
Burn's Night improvisation by Paul Lynch ensure haggis is properly piped in

Old Mead's Draw a Blank
Amateur Football Combination Premier Division - Old Meadonians 0 Old Aloysians 0

Post-Valentine's massacre for Chiswick
Rugby Result - West London 5 Chiswick 27

Simple Scheme Provides Peace of Mind
New technology helps to keep older people safe in their homes

Chiswick Couple's Quest for Ethical Wedding Rings
Campaign unearths the injustices of gold mining

Old Mead's Back on Top Form
Football Result - Old Meadonians 5 Southgate County 1

Chiswick Community School's Jack Mayorcas Becomes MYP
Council announces newly elected members of the Youth Parliament

Turnaround Teams Brought In To Cure Local NHS Debt
City experts drafted to aid financially challenged hospitals

Chiswick House Kitchen Garden Kicks off Popular TV Series
Historical gardens to feature on BBC's Gardeners World

MEP Gets His Hands Dirty at William Hogarth School
Robert Evans helps head teacher and pupils plant new fruit trees

Old Mead's Reach Semi in Defence of Cup Title
Football Result - Bealonians 0 Old Meadonians 1

Will to Win Reach Middlesex Cup Final
With a 5-1 victory against Coles Green

Chiswick Meet Cheshunt Challenge
Rugby Result - Chiswick 46 Cheshunt 17

Old Mead's Force Rivals to Swallow Bitter Pill
Football Result - Old Meadonians 2 Winchmore Hill 1

A Tale of Two Cities and The Marathon Man
Chiswick's Paul Zanon takes on challenge for Downs Syndrome Association

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