What happened in Chiswick during April 2007

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Iraqi Olympic Team to be Chiswick Based
Tax surcharge may be needed to meet security costs
(Published April 1st)

Council Urged to Sell Fountain Leisure Centre
'Chelsea Headhunters on Chiswick High Road' fears raised

Chaos on River by Chiswick Bridge as Ten Boats Sink
Gusty conditions cause abandonment of Head of River Race

Tarantella Dances into Town
Good Italian food without a song and a dance

Chiswick Clue to Mourinho Plans
'Special One' buys left-hand drive Chelsea tractor

Chiswick Author's Account of a Family Torn Apart by Mental Illness
Sunday Express Editor Martin Townsend tells his heartrending story

Cyber Criminals Target Chiswick
Organised gangs behind explosion in identity fraud

Shackology Comes to Chiswick
New 'gastro-cafe' to open on former Crown and Anchor site

No Basements for Bedford Park?
Planning Inspectorate reject plans for basements in conservation area

Latest Property Sales Point to Rising Prices
Average W4 home price tops £600,000 in last 2 months

Pedestrian Hit by High Speed Police Car
Gunnersbury accident raises concerns over 'confusing' traffic system

Teenager Suffers Head Injuries After Collision With Van
Driver Administers First Aid After Moped Rider Hits His Windscreen

'Petty, vindictive, small-minded and short-sighted'
Labour leader condemns council's motion calling for boycott of MPs

Nigel Havers to Serve Up Record Attempt at Underwater Party
Your chance to sign up for The Park Club's Madcap Fundraiser

Fortnightly Collections Boost Recycling Rates Claim
But will councils bin London Government Association's rubbish analysis?

Seamless Simplicity at Shackology
We savour some shack chic on Chiswick High Road

Art Imitates Appetite At Sam's
Winners of children's competition see their work on display

Spring Specials From Le Vacherin
Coq au Vin and Duck Confit on Menu for May

Stray BSI Parrot Reunited With Owners
Lost African Grey now safe and well at home in Ealing

Sainsbury's accused of hypocrisy over their not so ethical green bag
On day the supermarket becomes first to stop free disposable carrier bags

'Residents must not continue to pick up licensing tab'
Council backs call for urgent talks with Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell

Residents Anger At High Road's 'Bus Car Park'
Claiming Shift Changeovers Cause Blind Spot and Slows Traffic

Junior Meads to Hold Trials
Footballers wanted for U10 and U13 age group next season

Fancy Buying A Slice of Local Cinema?
Chiswick Based Cineworld Announces Plans for Stock Market Float

The Secret of Frankie's 'Success'
Knorr stock cubes and tomato ketchup according to Marco Pierre White

Chiswick's Broadcasting High Flier Quits Role After A Week
Dawn Airey Found When She Got There Iostar's Money Cupboard Was Bare

Walking The Walk
Emma Brophy Has A Nordic Experience at Sports Dimensions

Companies Told To Prepare For Smokefree Environment
As council makes it their business to stub out smoking in public premises

Beavers Go Crazy At Rock's Lane
Scouts participate in first District Crazy Golf Competition

Mayor Rejects Post Office Privatisation
As postal workers threaten strikes over possible job losses

Happy Birthday Ealing Freecycle!
Where it's all in the giving AND in the receiving

Chiswick Churches Look to Community for Support
Charity seeks to support local disaffected and deprived youth

British Crafts Spring at Chiswick Town Hall
Stunning range of work directly from some of the finest designer makers

Car Club Turns to Chiswick Residents to Help Find Missing Vehicle
After local police prove rather reluctant to search for the bright orange car

Nigel Havers to Serve Up Record Attempt at Underwater Party
Your chance to sign up for The Park Club's Madcap Fundraiser

Borough Commander Ali Dizaei Praises His Officers
As Chiswick sees significant reductions in burglaries and assaults

Family's High Road Fruit Stall Saved
After court upholds appeal against revocation of licence

Number of Night Flights Set For Temporary Rise
BAA announces changes to airport operations in time for good weather

Magnificent Mocha, Luscious Latte or an Amazing Americana?
Just Who Does Make The Best Coffee in Chiswick?

Chiswick Woman Charged With Six Counts of Child Cruelty
Claiming 'emotional problems' to blame for force feeding children raw chillies

Ealing Parking Services' Permitgate Scandal
Elusive over-the-counter service ends leaving residents bemused

You're Never Too Young To Start Looking After Your Body
Body Focus Course Encourages Children's Understanding of How Their Bodies Function

Would-be Thief Poses As Council Workman
Distraction burglary foiled with one press of a panic button

Drug Baron's Five Year Borough Ban Upheld
Dealer who used blow torch to torture runners has ASBO appeal quashed

Indecent Proposal on Thames Towpath
Teenage boy asked to perform sex act for money

Increasing Concern For Safety of Missing Woman
Appeal made for whereabouts of 36 year old Sharon Lawrence

Angie Bray "Unimpressed by Waffle and Vague Promises"
Letter about Heathrow expansion from Department of Transport

Help Make A Million for Cancer Research
By entering Fuller's London Pride Walk

School Sign Up to Tackle Traffic Problems
One car in five is set to be taken off the roads during the morning rush

London 2012 Seeks Olympic Spirit
Have you been inspired by the Games coming to the capital?

Masonic Artefact Found at Chiswick House
Pipe fuels further speculation about links with Freemasonry

Lost Parrot Sets New Standards
Stray African Grey Captured by Staff at BSI

Chiswick Removal Firm Drops Almighty Clanger
Suggesting piano shifting is not company's forte

Franki Ends Frustrating Season On A High
Chiswick's Alpine Skiing Champion Triumphs Over Injuries to Take Title

Sunday's Tube strike called off
Metronet gives into RMT demands just 90 minutes after strike call

Police Seek Help with Their Missing Person Unit
One Phone Call Could Save Valuable Time

Care for older residents has hit the mark
Borough's resource centres awarded a Charter Mark

Weighing up the differences between UK and China
Chinese Officials Discover How LBH Measures Up

Residents Act Against Edensor Road 'Deathtrap'
'Horrific' accident prompts local petition on bus safety

Chiswick High Road Closure This Week
Chaos expected during work to repair collapsed sewer near Heathfield Terrace

Camera Doesn't Lie About Parking Tickets
New measure proves a success in reducing incorrect PCNs

Ken Loses Attempt to Block Incinerator
Court gives go ahead for more local waste to be burnt

Barnes Passage Gets a Spring Clean
Residents invited to organise their own neighbourhood clean-up

New Head Gardener for Chiswick House Grounds
Fiona Crumley to lead revitalisation of estate's open spaces

Grove Park Pupils Become Bug Blasters
Business Park staff visit to help improve hygiene

Enter Now for the London Pride Walk
Sponsored entrants wanted to raise money for Cancer Research

Old Meads One Step Closer to Title
Amateur Football Combination Premier Division - Bealonians 1 Old Meadonians 3

Friends of Chiswick Common Get Together
New Community Group hold their inaugural meeting

Chiswick High Road Closure Date Confirmed
Chaos expected during work to repair collapsed sewer near Heathfield Terrace

Poker Faced Former EastEnder Wins £100,000
Michael Greco to use winnings to decorate his Chiswick home

Car Crime Hotspot Warning Does Little to Stop Thefts
Police figures reveal eleven vehicles targeted in past two weeks

Tuscany on your doorstep
The Roebuck's beautiful garden is now open and the perfect spot to hang out

Stranger Steals Kiss From Teenage Girl
Grantham Road prowler grabbed 16 year old from behind

Police Teams Make Neighbourhoods a Safer Place
Figures show benefit of having dedicated teams of officers

Southfield School judged 'relentless' in efforts to raise standards
OFSTED deems overall effectiveness and observed teaching to be good

Charlotte's Bravery Touches the Hearts of Sunderland
Chiswick Teenager's Fight to Get Back on Her Feet Inspires North Eastern Charity

Country Comes to Town in East Acton - and Bedford Park
Louise La Teinturiere waxes lyrical on local architecture

Hope Flowers For Bethlehem
Ann Keen MP encourages links between local and Palestinian schools

Conventional and Contemporary Combine at The Black Lion
We discover a hidden gem a stone's throw from the river

Ombudsman Finds School Guilty of Cherry Picking Pupils
Lady Margaret School Ordered to Pay Compensation to Parents

Brentford Gets it Masters in Curry
Top Indian chefs appear at the Holiday Inn

Mayor's 'Eye in the Sky' Causes Controversy
Widespread concern over real motive behind London satellite

Remploy Fills Posts At Royal Mail
Chiswick part of pilot scheme that enabled disabled to work

Old Meads Tighten Their Grip on Championship
Football Result - Old Meadonians 3 Old Hamptonians 2

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