What happened in Chiswick during September 2007

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As Ramsay's Refit Gets Underway
ChiswickW4.com gets a preview of what's to come at Devonshire

Parents Take Issue Over Council Admissions Policy
Official complaint lodged over application of Belmont School criteria

Police Launch Major Internal Review After Chiswick Death
Following "failure in service" in responding to emergency call

Clever Wally's Celebrates Launch of Autumn Menu
With 'wackiest offer since java started selling for £3 a cup'

Three Centuries of History Behind George & Devonshire
Landlady Linda Sheilds investigates her pub's long and colourful past

Hanging Out In Hangover Square
Emily Hill admits to being 'literary stalker' of Patrick Hamilton

Chiswick Care Home Murder Trial Begins
Leslie Maynard accused of stabbing fellow resident Roy Barber to death

Harrison's 50% Offer During "Dress Rehearsals"
Sam gives Chiswick diners a good reason to go south of the river

Hole in the Wall gastropub - Chiswick's secret gem
'Rain or shine, we offer a warm welcome and fabulous food'

Serious Health Risk For River Users?
Health Protection Agency publishes report on cleanliness of tidal Thames

Chief Superindendent on the Challenges of Policing Chiswick
Borough Commander David Bilson talks to ChiswickW4.com

Another Chain For Chiswick
Paperchase to take over former Fopp site on the High Road

Actor's Failed Attempts to Kill Off Austen Hero
Colin Firth bemoans the impossibility of shaking off Mr Darcy

Chiswick Gets A New Neighbour
As Aussie soap star Jason Donovan moves into town

Is Ruby Grand a New Local Gem?
We check out the latest addition to adorn King Street

Clarification of Tube Union's Post-Strike Stance Demanded
After behaviour of RMT executive branded 'wholly and utterly unacceptable'

Congestion Charge 'just shifts the problem'
Assembly Conservatives highlight impact of zone on its periphery

Chiswick House Dog Show Judged A Howling Success!
Barking good time had by all at this year's event

Chiswick Couple Offer Truffles For Auction
Innovative new business donates percentage of profits to charity

Belmont Primary Seeks New Community Governor
With enthusiasm, challenging mind and willingness to make a contribution

Turner Prize Artist's Sculpture Unveiled
Rebecca Warren's commission on display at at Chiswick Business Park

Have Chiswick Property Prices Peaked?
Land Registry figures show market fall over last quarter

World Record Beaten at the Park Club
Diners take part in largest ever underwater dinner party

Police Renew Appeal For Witnesses and Information
Following the unexplained death of Sean Keohane in Chiswick

Stay of Execution for Chiswick Park Ticket Office
TfL perform "massive u-turn" with consultation over proposed closure

Annie's Celebrates 5th Birthday In Style
Owner Lorraine is joined by friends, neighbours and regulars

Tree Felling Proposals Part of "misguided, fatuous aim"
Chiswick House Trustees defend plan to cull hundreds of trees

It Started With a Turkey Thermometer...
Grace Stokes discovers happy tea, food art and a new website at Whisk

Duke of Sussex Restored To Former Glory
Offering unpretentious, hearty food and a laid back atmosphere

Newsreader Liked Her Local So Much She Bought It
ITV's Andrea Catherwood now owns The Carpenter's Arms

Stolen Cycle Spotted On Ebay
Police recover bike after owner spots it for sale on line

Armed Robber who Held Up Chiswick Off-Licence Jailed
Ravenscourt Park man involved in raid on Threshers on the Avenue

Wasting time in your workout? Baffled by the latest health food?
Free Urban Vitality seminar cuts through the myths, hype and confusion

Graffiti Taggers Charged With Criminal Damage
Suspects arrested after etching tags on Glebe Estate cars and walls

Chance For Grand Design on Duke Road
Council to cash in on Chiswick property market with land auction

Chiswick Too Posh To Be Concerned With Ant & Dec's Gang
W4's Favourite TV Twosome live undisturbed by upmarket locals

Claim Made that M4 Junction 2 is to be Closed
Move would reduce access to Chiswick and Brentford from motorway

TV Dinners Spoil Ramsay's Top Rating
As Harden's places La Trompette in London's Top Ten Gastronomic Experience

PM Passes the Buck on Turnham Green Tube
Reply to petition on tube disappoints campaigners

Woman Rescued From Bath Road Fire
Investigation underway after late night blaze in converted house

Is TV killing books - or keeping them alive?
Top BBC director Simon Curtis joins the debate at Literary Festival

Two Pairs of Tickets Up For Grabs
For the ever popular Comedy & Curry Nights at The Watermans

It's All Kicking Off At The Barley Mow
Rugby World Cup Coverage starts Friday 7th September

Hundred Firefighters Tackle Factory Blaze
Smoke from Park Royal fire could seen from Chiswick

Government Called On To Save Hounslow's Historic Buildings
English Heritage place five local landmarks on Buildings at Risk Register

Affordable childcare places for working parents
If you have a child under 5 find out how this programme could benefit you

Chiswick Pub Boss Earns Thousand Times More Than His Staff
Chairman / employee pay divide the largest in the country

Martin Lampen's Sausage in a Basket
Chiswick author chronicles the joys and tragedies of British food

Local Politics For The New Generation
Student experiences inside track how a campaign is run

Full English in an Italian deli may seem mildly absurd
But we discover they could teach us a thing or two about breakfast

What happened in Chiswick during August 2007
Another eventful month in the local area

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

Major Works Continue: Changes to A40 Layout
Lane changes will start September 1st

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Late Lunch With The Munch Bunch
Shaun Joynson discovers an amazing world of plants at Gunnersbury Triangle

Round One of Fight Against Ravenscourt Park Licence
Council seeks permission to host events including boxing, wrestling and live music

Don't Get In The Grips Of a Rogue Clamper
Ealing Council warns motorists that it doesn't clamp ANY vehicles

Food Heroes and Shoppers Share Supermarket Threat
Research shows that retail giants have detrimental effect on consumers

A-Listers Bring Eco-Chic To Chiswick
Colin Firth and family to launch eco-friendly emporium on the High Road

Ant & Decs' Hearts Are With The High Road
Pair deny rumours of US move claiming 'there's no place like Chiswick'

Police Identify Chiswick Man Found Dead on High Road
And appeal for help piecing together the last days of Sean Keohane's life

School Days Prove An Unhappy Time For Some
As parents call on council to deal with the 'lack of primary school places in Chiswick'

Squatters Smoke Themselves Out of A Home
Devonshire Road House In Flames After Electricity Mains Tapping Goes Awry

Are Home Information Packs Slowing The Market?
RICS survey reveals true extent of damage to property sales

Market Traders Turn Bistro Into Budsara
Chiswick food writer Andy Hayler reviews the new Thai in town

Councillors to Consult on Consultation
Committee to seek funding for implementation of Grove Park CPZ

Rare Painting Unveiled at Chiswick House
English Heritage bring sixth Rysbrack in 'Bedingfield Set' home

Chiswick Comedian Tipped To Take Over From Parkinson
ITV line up Dara O'Briain as new king of prime time chat shows

Presenting "Le Vacherin Malcolm John"
Restaurant rebranded, refurbished and reopened with great offer for September

Sisters Spend Thousands To Keep Dead Mother 'Alive'
Bereaved siblings visit funeral parlour every week for a decade

Colin Firth Stalked By Female Postal Worker
Woman arrested for harassment of Chiswick actor

Woman Attacked With Beer Bottle During Attempted Mugging
Teenage suspect sought for failed Eastbury Grove robbery

Culinary Chiswick Through The Eyes of A Child
We check out some local child friendly restaurants and their menus

Bushells 70 Years Old and Still Going Strong
We look back at seven decades of history behind Chiswick estate agent

Chiswick Funeral For British Boxing Champion
James Oyebola shot after asking three men to stop smoking

Lib Dems Take Issue over Chiswick Park Ticket Office Closure
"Unmanned stations create problems and increase crime"

As Genco Sets The Style For Devonshire Road
We meet the man behind Chiswick's first male grooming salon

Council Stands Firm Against Domestic Violence
Strengthening support for victims & bringing violent partners to justice

Round With World With Bach and An Empty Wallet
Chiswick's David Juritz busks 60,000 miles for Musequality

Community Clean-Up Makes It To Small Screen
Friends of Dukes Meadows Give Their Project An Airing on Channel 5

The Big Apple Comes to Chiswick
Local runners host charity ball before embarking on New York marathon

Friends Light Up Chiswick Parish Church
St Nicholas Receives Donation of £9,000 Towards its Conservation

What about the grown-ups?
Council calls on borough's adults to emulate young student success

Memory Lapses? Mood Swings? Weight Issues?
All symptoms of being addicted to sugar according Urban Vitality Company

Anti-Crime Initiative Hops On Board
To tackle anti-social behaviour, crime and disorder on local bus routes

Great River Swim Attracts Record Entry
Competitors contend with headwind and strong flood tide

Could you give up time to help punish crime?
Youth Offending Service is looking for residents to join community panel

From Port Vale to Chelsea For Charity
One woman and her dog walk 200 miles in aid of guide dogs for blind

Compulsory Recycling Coming To Your Street?
Eco-unfriendly residents face £100 fine for failing to be green

No Storms in the Fair Trade Teacup
Chiswick Churches for Justice and Peace on the 'coffee bean wars'

Thanks For Being Green Now BOGOF
Council encourages residents to stay green as the leaves turn brown

Heathrow Campaign Goes International
As council takes 'Say No' crusade to a European audience

Labour brands Council ticketing 'unfair'
As new statistics show 80% of parking appeals were upheld

Chiswick Charity Seeks IT Expert
Volunteer sought for Microloan Foundation's Malawi project

Artists Win 'Best Make Over' In Art Car Parade
With their four wheeled phenomenon "Tiki Love Truck"

Chiswick Saturday Music Centre
Budding young musicians given the chance to hone their skills

No More Cigs For Sweet Sixteens
As the legal age for smoking goes up to eighteen from October 1st

Rewarding Design 2007
Council seek community opinion on buildings and open spaces

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