What happened in Chiswick during August 2007

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Residents Complain Over 'Kafkaesque' Parking Tickets
Camera at junction of Terrace and High Road catches motorists unawares

'Bullets Could Start Flying Any Minute'
Residents near Acton Lane warned to stay indoors as armed police chase robbers

Mayor and Ealing Council Reach Deal on Tram
Scheme to be dumped as long as Crossrail proceeds

Hounslow Council Branded Profligate
Reports that new logo will cost a million are denied

Ex-Chiswick Cop Dies in Suspicious Circumstances
Adrian Daniels found dead after confronting local yobs

Lack of Planning from Councillors
Meeting cancelled because not enough of them could turn up

Dramatic Bus Fire Near Chiswick Roundabout
391 bus goes up in flames outside Fountains Leisure Centre

Serious Accident on Chiswick High Road
Road closed on Saturday afternoon as forensic team investigate

Does Ochre Live Up To Its Promise?
We check out Chiswick's newest restaurant / bar

Tube Workers To Stage Two Three-day Strikes
After failing to secure guarantees over jobs, conditions & pensions

As Chiswick Moran Celebrates its First Anniversary
Emma Brophy Talks Shop With The Hotel's Tommy Moran and Robert Russell

Crooked Accountant Blows £40,000 on Drugs and Holidays
Chiswick mother stole company cheques to fund jet set lifestyle

Record-breaking year for Hounslow's GCSE students
Gumley House becomes first borough school to break the 90% barrier

On The Face of It
ChiswickW4.com's guide to the world of Facebook

Council Approval Sought For Chiswick House Application
Plans include new cafe and restoration of the conservatory

Man Charged With Stealing Broadband Connection
Al fresco cyber surfer caught in the act in Prebend Gardens

Chiswick On A Shoestring
Urban myth or real possibility - Lucy Metherall investigates

Your Ideas for the Watermans Wanted
Centre wants to boost usage by the local community

Save-As-You-Throw Schemes Must Promote Recycling
Councils warned not to use proposals as stealth tax to raise extra cash

Getting A Taste Of Their Own Medicine
Councillors see how it feels to get a parking ticket

"Council may be allowing £500,000 to slip through their fingers"
Lib Dems accuse Ealing of being chaotic in dealing with special funding

Free Hotel & Catering Courses At Thames Valley University
Informal advice and enrolment sessions held Wednesdays & Thursdays

Local Song Writer Takes Higher Ground To Semi-Final
Josie Shew's Talent Recognised in UK Songwriting Contest

Take two! for blockbusting movie map
Allowing more film buffs to experience 'West Londonwood' for themselves

Refusal To Fill In Forms Costs Offenders Dearly
Council fines residents who refused to complete electoral registrations

Chiswick Artists Star in UK's First Art Car Parade
As a new four wheeled phenomenon takes to the streets

Esporta Parent Company Goes into Administration
More woes for owner of troubled Riverside Club

Property Sales Still Show Rising Prices
Average home price in Chiswick up by 24.1% over the year

Major Literary Festival comes to Chiswick
Top writers and performers to celebrate the written word

The Bedford Park Book Corner
Part of the Ealing Literary Festival Featuring Local Authors

Record Results For A-Level Students
Grade improvement in local sixth forms continues

Police warn Arsenal's charity penalty shoot out is a con
Phoney football supporter duplicates door-to-door sponsorship scam

Another New Low For Basement Planning
Ealing Planning Committee Concur With Hounslow Over Bedford Park Application

Cross Party Support For Climate Change Camp Decision
High Court rejects BAA's appeal against organisations taking part in demonstration

Battles, Explosions, Skulls and an Attempted Assassination
Gillian Clegg gives us a glimpse of Chiswick's colourful history

Drink Ale For a Good Cause!
Fuller's donates 5p per pint of Seafarers Ale to maritime charity

Latest US Diet Fad Arrives At Shackology
LA Times recommends ditching Atkins in favour of pork scratchings

Tasty Thai At A Palatable Price
We put 101 Thai Kitchen to the test

Safety Posters Cause Road Rage Amongst Cyclists
TfL literature reported to have been destroyed by council after complaints

Council maintains tough line on planning enforcement
Residents fined for failure to remove unauthorised additions to their homes

Blood-Sucking Mosquitoes Coming to a Garden Near You
Warm, wet summer weather has created perfect breeding conditions

RNLI Launches Trial Of Safety Signage on Thames
Following tragedies suffered by water users unfamiliar with local dangers

Reiki is Love - a unique collection of case studies and stories
Chiswick's Reiki Master Gaetano Vivo takes readers on a journey of self-discovery

Young Rower Strikes Gold In Beijing
Local student wins gold medal at Junior World Rowing Championships

Cafe Owner Becomes Latest Victim in Spate of Thefts
Turnham Green Terrace Crime Hot Spot "Of great concern" to local Police

Chiswick Training Over For Kate Middleton
Palace blamed for Prince's on/off girlfriend pulling out of cross channel challenge

Churches, Statues, Stately Homes and An Ice House
Gillian Clegg highlights some of Chiswick's amazing attractions and their history

Small on Size but Big on Taste
We discover why Agni has won Michelin Bib Gourmet award two years running

Leiths Is On The Move
Internationally acclaimed cookery school comes to Stamford Brook

Council maintains tough line on planning enforcement
Residents fined for failure to remove unauthorised additions to their homes

Blood-Sucking Mosquitoes Coming to a Garden Near You
Warm, wet summer weather has created perfect breeding conditions

Cross Party Support For Climate Change Camp Decision
High Court rejects BAA's appeal against organisations taking part in demonstration

Council crackdown on blue badge fraud
Arrests made and fines issued for misuse of disable badges

Chiswick Farmers & Fine Foods Market To Continue
"Small farmers need public support more than ever"

Sam's Celebrates Second Anniversary This August
By offering a complimentary Bellini with your lunch or dinner

Chiswick Design Company Puts Charity On Line
Pedalo joins forces with Microloan Foundation spread the word worldwide

Friends of Dukes Meadows Seek Green Fingered Volunteers
To help with essential care and maintenance work on the orchard

Loyalty Rewarded As Real Ale Fans Offered Free Pint!
George and Devonshire makes drinkers a mouth-watering offer not to be missed

Life Ban For Local Pet Shop Owner
After being repeatedly found guilty of breeches of trading licence

Double Celebration for Will to Win
Chiswick team end 2007 season in spectacular fashion

'Melt Down' in Local Health Visiting Service
Union claims children's health being risked due to staff shortage

Recipe for Romance in Devonshire Road
Zagora Creates Moroccan Food That's Made for Sharing

Vernon Finds Solace at JB Bar and Diner
Coronation Street star checks out the Ike Leo Trio

Summer Fun At Dukes Meadows
Amanda's Action Kids Marks End of Paddling Pool's Programme of Events

Double Celebration for Will to Win
Chiswick team end the season with two trophies

Can You Spare a Room and Some Hospitality
Young volunteers from Bangladesh need your support

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