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Things To Know About John Humphrys
Interesting facts about the acclaimed journalist, broadcaster & author

Boris Says No To Piccadilly Line Stop
New Mayor tells Councillors 'It's not going to happen'

'Half Price Homes In Bedford Park!'
Stark reality of property market or headline scaremongering?

On The Buses In W4
All change in Chiswick as TfL propose alternatives to local routes

'Mr & Mrs Expenses' Face Cuts In Allowances
As Parliamentary review aims to restore public's confidence

Forget Glastonbury, Chiswick's The Stage To Play
Two local bands given chance to perform live in front of 2,500 people

Dear MP, Please RSVP
Mixed results for local MPs in 'Responsiveness League Table'

Building For A Better Future Whilst Preserving The Past
Bedford Park house becomes a greener home thanks to eco-makeover

Bogus Builders Arrested For £10,000 Fraud
Residents warned not to deal with doorstep callers

Festival of Architecture Exhibit Highlights 'A4 Segregation'
Chiswick/Hammersmith river divide depicted by giant steel sculpture

Southfield Gets A TV Make-Over
School receives a very public face-lift on BBC Breakfast Show

Watch Where You Poop Pooch!
Councils warned over using CCTV for 'trivial' surveillance

Cross-continental cuisine and contraband cows
We try out Lola and Simon's New Zealand and Argentinean menu

A Fishy Dish Of A Neighbourhood Restaurant
We revisit Reef and discover it's bedded down nicely in Burlington Lane

Mayor's £6m Revitalisation Project For Local Parks
Londoners will have chance to vote on which green spaces will benefit

Chiswick Woman Leads Aid Mission to Burma
May Tha-Hla to present her moving stories and images

Certifiable Chiswick House Kitchen Garden Volunteers
Long-serving, hard-working volunteers received token of thanks

Our Lady of Grace and St Edward's Charity Auction
Bid on-line for some truly amazing items ahead of Chiswick Summer Fair

Do You Know Who's Chiswick's Greenest Dad?
Turnham Green's award was inspired by one daughter's ode to her father

The 2008 Bedford Park Festival Win a Meal Competition
Winners announced in this year's ever popular Green Days tombola

Woolies Sells Up to Waitrose
Another supermarket for Chiswick High Road

Love Children But Couldn't Eat A Whole One..
Emma Brophy believes there are worse things than other people's offspring

Sam's Receives Nomination in London Restaurant Awards
For showing "real commitment to value for money without compromising quality"

Health Club Boss Wins Veteran Gold
Dan White romps home ahead of the field in European Championships

Latest Chiswick Property Sales
Finally confirmation of a slump in prices?

Engaging The Community In Fight Against Crime
Proposals to reduce crime and increase public confidence

Are the Cotswolds Just Chiswick with the Odd Organic Cow?
Hotel reviewer's amusing take on staying in 'rural W4'

Mr Bean Takes Charge of Country's Financial Stability
Chiswick's Charlie Bean appointed as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England

Tim Henman Launches Esporta's Cardio Tennis
England ace introduces a new fun way of exercising

Benefit Cheat Jailed For Falsely Claiming £15,000
Chiswick man sentenced following successful prosecution by council

Schedule of carriageway closures M4 Junctions 1-3
Further overnight maintenance on elevated section required

Chiswick Crime Round Up
Witness appeals for knife point robbery and artifice burglary

£1 million Platinum Handbag Hits Chiswick
Marmalade plays host to worlds most expensive handbag during London Jewellery Week

Eco Night To Turnham Green In Chiswick
Traders galvanize community around key environmental issues

Two Women Abducted in Brentford
Police release CCTV image of van involved on the High Street

Coming Soon to a Street Near You
Radical cleric Abu Qatada is released

Schedule of carriageway closures M4 Junctions 1-3
Further overnight maintenance on elevated section required

Chic Dining At Charlotte's Place
With a fantastic offer for ChiswickW4.com readers

Our Lady of Grace and St Edward's Charity Auction
Bid on-line for some truly amazing items ahead of Chiswick Summer Fair

Chiswick Horticultural Society Summer Show
Newcomer Will Webb scoops four cups for his fruit and veg

Heritage Lottery Funding Secures Hogarth Manuscript
Rare artefact on show at celebrated artist's restored Chiswick home

Ealing's Gone Plastic Fantastic
New white plastic recycling sacks coming our way

Parking Wizard of Aus Follows The Chiswick High Road
Sydney team visit W4 to review country's best parking practice

Judicial Review Upholds Watermans' Claim
Arts Council to consider new funding recommendation

Chiswick Police Station Set To Close
As part of Met's property modernisation programme

In The Hot Seat
ChiswickW4.com's round-up of restaurants to soak up the sun

Sugarbabes Join Line Up At 2008's House Festival
As the 'most middle class benefit gig in history' returns to Chiswick House

Sunshine and Sophie Bring Out The Crowds At Green Days
Thousands enjoy opening event of 42nd Bedford Park Festival

Would The Real Mr Darcy Please Step Forward?
The man who inspired Jane Austen's character is a little different from our own Mr Firth!

Queen's Birthday Honours For Local Residents
Catherine Haugh and Sara Nathan awarded OBEs

The Writing's On The Wall
But is it alfresco art or mindless vandalism?

Chiswick's Sub Post Office Ceases Trading This Week
As the council continues to challenge closures across the borough

Summertime and the Pickings Get Easy
Police launch operation to target street robbers and pick pockets

A New Flock for Flanders Road
After mother and her ducklings lose their way back to the pond

Property Values Increase With DIY
With green improvements coming high on the agenda

Charity Chic Arrives In Chiswick
Oxfam launches one stop fashion shop for people with stylish conscience

True Provenance
True surprise as kimonos and pork belly form the order of the day

New West London Tube Line Proposed
Orbital underground would serve Brentford, Ealing and Park Royal

Chiswick-Based Charity Seeks Support
New volunteers needed for The Microloan Foundation

Innovative Travel Service That's A Class Apart
Chiswick resident Mark Richards launches Comfy Class

An Inspirational Display of Summer Magic
Winners of Chiswick Pier's photographic competition announced

So Who Does Make The Best Breakfast In Chiswick?
Many contenders but only one winner of the ChiswickW4.com poll

130 Year Old Stained Glass Windows Damaged Beyond Repair
Leaving St Michael & All Angels with an astronomical bill to replace them

Property Market Stable But Confidence Is Shaky
Latest report contradicts gloomy forecasts that the market is in freefall

Landlord Gentry
Emma Brophy meets the man behind The Old Stationhouse

From Pop Art To Graffiti Art
Sir Peter Blake appreciates rise in standards on walls of W4

Borough Commander Praises Officers and Residents
Thirteen receive awards for their role in solving Grove Park sex attacks

She May Not Have Got To Be Nancy..
But Chiswick's Samantha Barks is still 'very very proud' of herself

Conservation Area Gets 'Colditz' Makeover
Grove Park residents up in arms over barbed wire fence

The 2008 Bedford Park Festival Win a Meal Competition
Feast your eyes on line-up for this year's ever popular Green Days tombola

This Year Marks 150th Anniversary of The Great Stink
And a summer of smells so pungent even the politicians considered moving

National Award Nomination For Marmalade
Chiswick business up for "Best Independent Jewellery Retailer of the Year"

Seven Jailed For 66 Years Following Gun Attack
After reluctant drug runner was punished by gang

Forget Glastonbury, Chiswick's Where It's At
Local bands given chance to play at an open air concert in front of 2,500 people

Burst Water Main Closes Gunnersbury Ave
Diversions in place from Chiswick Roundabout

Brentford FC Power Up Their Board
Olympic Bid Chief to spearhead development of new stadium

Sophie Ellis Bextor to open Bedford Park Festival
Richard Briers and Edna O'Brien head list of performers

'Lost' Chiswick Pissarro Emerges in Berlin
'Cricket Match in Bedford Park' being auctioned by private collector

The Things We Hate Most About Customers...
Local restaurateurs turn the tables on difficult diners

Chiswick Residents At High Risk of Indentity Fraud
Report confirms that we live in one of UK's top ten fraud hotspots

Speeding Cyclists and Sensitive Speed Cameras
Devonshire Rd's traffic calming measures need a little calming of their own!

The Weekend Brunch Bunch
Brophy girls give Sam's kids' version the thumbs up

RNLI Lifeboat in Foreshore Rescue
Local crew combine with helicopter to save man

Do You Suffer From Greenvy?
Research highlights increasing resentment of eco-neighbours

Research Claims 'E-breaks Boost Productivity'
Top physiologists profess employees should be allowed time to surf net

Seven Million Households Are Living With NERDs
Are you amongst those living with 'never ending renovation drama'?

Make Every Day A Green Day!
Chiswick businesses and community unite to reduce local carbon footprint

Chiswick Albion Clinch the Double
Win over local rivals Tommy Flynn's secures championship

Research Claims 'E-breaks Boost Productivity'
Top physiologists profess employees should be allowed time to surf net

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