What happened in Chiswick during March 2007

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Thames Tunnel Go Ahead Signals Major Disruption for Chiswick
Massive engineering project sites access shaft in Homefield Rec.

Bouncer Cleared of Chiswick Man's Manslaughter
Kevin Griffiths found not responsible for death of Nick Padgett

London Underground Unmoved By On-line Petition
No plans for the Piccadilly line to stop at Turnham Green

The Hole in the Wall
Some things are worth going off the beaten track for!

Armed Robbery at Freshways Dairy
Men wearing ski masks escape through local garden

Nearest and Dearest: Chiswick's Top Twenty Streets
Chiswick Mall the most expensive road in the W4 area

Love Soup on the Menu at Napa Restaurant
Chiswick Moran Hotel provides backdrop for popular BBC comedy-drama

Ant & Dec Set to Conquer the US
ABC Network Woo Chiswick's Popular Double Act Across the Pond

Former Headmistress of St Paul's Girls Dies
School announces the passing of Elizabeth Diggory

South West Trains extend penalty fare scheme to Hounslow loop
And replace cheap day returns with more expensive alternative

£100,000 For Chiswick Community School Head
Substantial incentive offered to join the staff at local school

'Fat cats will be paid more for delivering less'
Council condemned for cutting services for poor and needy

Disney, Pinter and Pop School Stage Academy
We discover why Nigel Harmen just can't keep away from Chiswick

Hounslow Propose Zero Increase in Council Tax
Cllr Peter Thompson recommends no rise in council's share of bill

Toby Young Continues To Lose Friends and Alienate Chiswick
Barley Mow Slur Ends in Back-Handed Apology and a Lunch Date

Chiswick Mum Ranked UK's 2nd Most Influential Black Woman
Lady Scotland amongst those with 'greatest ability to shape opinion'

Local Police Lose England Team on Way to Six Nations Match
Route from Chiswick to Twickenham proved problematic for motorcycle escort

Eastenders Meets West London at PSSA's Open Auditions
Nigel Harmen and Joel Beckett Search for Stars of High School Musical

Court Orders Staffs to Be Muzzled
After poodle's vicious mauling on Acton Lane

Jolly Hockey Sticks All Round
As Colin Firth goes back to school for St Trinian's remake

Extolling the Virtues of Taking Lunch Hour
With a round-up finest local offerings for this most underrated of meals

Bouncer on Trial for Manslaughter of Nick Padget
Griffiths claims he punched Chiswick man after being called 'jobsworth'

Stab Threat Used in Sutton Court Road Mugging
Police seek help in finding three teenage suspects

Are Secondary School Admissions a Lottery?
Most parents getting school of choice but nightmare result for some

Industrial Estate Traders Kept In the Dark
Council criticised by business owners for lack of communication

City Car Club Comes To Chiswick
Parking bays set for The Avenue, Acton Lane and Fairlawn Grove

Rebecca Behrendt on Street Clutter, Committee's and Community
It's all in a day's work for the new Chiswick Area Co-ordinator

Spate of Thefts Prompts Police's Car Crime Hotspot Warning
And Search for Prolific Thief Believed To Be Responsible

New Tax Bands for the Local Area
Find out where your Council Ranks in the League Table

Latest Property Sales in Chiswick
Details of house transactions so far this year

Mock Trial Takes Case Seriously
A win Gumley House girls a place in national magistrate's competition

Naked Motorist Exhibits Risks of Wearing Inappropriate Clothing
Council Strip Moped Rider to Highlight Need for "Right Gear"

More Bad News For Post Offices
As prospect of further closures is raised in government consultation

MPs Called on To Back Rubbish Bill
Traders could be forced to accept packaging returned by customers

Old Meads Fight Every Inch of Way into Cup Final
Football Result - Old Meadonians 3 Old Parmiterians 2

Forwards Flair Secures Chiswick's Place in Final
Rugby Result - Feltham 7 Chiswick 28

Will to Win falter in Final
Tennis Teams' Hopes to Lift Winter Trophy Dashed

Eight years for millionairess who plotted to kill former lover
Judge calls Carol Ann Hunter 'callous and manipulative' as he passes sentence

Met 'Regret' Publication of Borough Commander's Book
Ali Dizaei's 'Not one of Us' causes a stir amongst his peers

As Vacherin Season Ends Petit Sapin Cheese Arrives
Le Vacherin offers two new Sunday Lunch promotions for March and April

Charlotte Is Back On Her Feet!
Chiswick teenager takes her first steps on prosthetic limbs

Chiswick Tenants Win Case in Court
After Foxton's Paid Deposit to Landlord Without Cause

Kew Bridge Dig Proves Historical Gold Mine
Development of site shows area had a rich and royal heritage

Discover the Exotic Secrets of Indian Cooking
And win one of two places at Agni's Sunday School

Experience a Revolution in 'Vodka Nations'
And perhaps the ride of your life in a pimped up Russian Lada!

Neighbouring Councils Endorse New Approach for Gunnersbury Park
New management proposals backed by Hounslow and Ealing

Sewer Collapse Could Bring Traffic Chaos
Emergency roadworks this week on CHR by Heathfield Terrace

Local Schools Move Ahead of National Average
Gumley and the Green School lead the way in Year 9 tests

Future of Watermans Arts Centre Uncertain
After Council Slashes £60,000 From Their Grant

Pensioner's Intuition Prevents Distraction Burglary
Bogus workmen claimed to be fixing leaks in Strand-on-the-Green

Code Red Increases on "The Buses From Hell"
TfL figures show significant rise in anti-social behaviour on buses

New Labour in Disguise or Right Wing Tories?
Opposition attack Conservative Ealing Council budget

Council Disparages Mayor's "Hollow" Housing Victory
Claiming a triumph for local residents as Prestolite objection is removed

What Price Sustainable Waste Disposal?
West London Waste Authority Have Their Day in Court

Keep their eyes off your i-pod
And your eyes peeled for the Safer Neighbourhoods Team poster campaign

MicroLoan Foundation Awarded Big Lottery Funding
Chiswick based microfinance charity receives £250,000

Voices of Experience Sought to Improve Local Services
Council seeks older residents to join special advisory group

Chiswick Goes Nuts For Fairtrade
As Ann Keen MP welcomes president of Bolivia's brazil nut producers

Green Vision to Revitalize Borough's Parks
Heritage Lottery Funding Sought To Regenerate Local Historical Spaces

Hounslow Mayor Embarks on Historic Walk
Cllr Barwood follows in the footsteps of Dick Whittington but leaves the cat at home

Chiswick Into Semis After Win Over Hendon
Rugby Result - Chiswick 28 Hendon 5

Penalties Relinquish Old Mead's Grip on Cup
Football Result - Old Meadonians 1 Polytechnic 1 aet

Family Friendly Rugby Fest at Moran Hotel
All the games, great food and a maybe even a rugby star or two

Future uncertain for Gunnersbury Park
Park Committee says £120,000 is urgently needed

Counting the Cost of Ealing's Response Programme
Tories claim ill-fated project left £3 million hole in the books

As The Humble Burger Makes Headline News This Week
We continue our search for Chiswick's finest at Sam's Bar & Brasserie

Chiswick's Dame Crowned Queen of Hollywood
Helen Mirren's Oscar makes it a hat-trick of awards for her regal role

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

Livingstone Praises Prestolite's Low Rent Homes
After lifting his planning permission refusal for Larden Road Site

Over Ten Cases of C-diff a Month in Hammersmith Hospitals
MP calls for urgent action to tackle the deadly new superbug

M4 Elevated Section Could Get A Welcoming Addition
As iconic 'Gateway to London' moves step closer to reality

Campaign to Stop Heathrow Expansion Goes On-line
Petition against environmentally unfriendly plans receives wide-spread support

Switch Off Before You Drive Off
Police drive forward new mobile phone laws

Second Team Carry Old Mead's Banner Into Battle
Football Result - Nottsborough II 1 Old Meadonians II 2

Patched-up Home Team Prove Too Strong for Visitors
Rugby Result - Chiswick 17 Old Merchant Taylors 12

Undercover Officers to Smoke Out Offenders
Government gives councils £30m to enforce no-smoking ban

Cardboard Recycling Fills Swimming Pool
Free pink sack scheme - how to use it

University of London VIIIs Highlights Strength of Local Rowing
And was fitting tribute to Club's President who recently passed away

Afternoon Burglaries Become Disturbing Trend
Curtain twitching encouraged following Gunnersbury/Grove Park break-ins

Fuller's Retain Title for Second Year Running
Chiswick Brewery Named Regional Brewer of the Year

They Must Be Cracked!
Pavement campaigner claims cost is being put before safety

'Half of London's Police Stations are uncontactable'
Lib Dem's research discovers unanswered telephones across the capital

Congestion Charging a Possibility for Heathrow
London's Mayor consider tackling pollution from ground level

Keens Accused of Putting Nuclear Talks at Risk
MPS Alan and Anne Keen vote to replace the Trident nuclear submarines

Mayor Ken Endorses Angie's Runway Stance
London plan to be amended against Heathrow expansion

Green Blast Over Anti-Tram War Chest
Friends of the Earth Unhappy About Council's Fighting Fund

Ealing Council rubbish Beanz Meanz Finez story
'Half-baked' story on camera sensors in tins branded sensationalist

Old Meads up the ante to move three points from league rivals
Football Result - Old Hamptonians 1 Old Meadonians 2

Local MP Champions New Rights for Tenants
After 75% who had money withheld claimed deposit was retained unfairly

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