What happened in Chiswick during July 2008

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German Shepherd Dog Does West London Tour
Sightings of missing Dita from Barnes to Osterley

Chiswick's Reluctant Celebrity
Are W4's streets paved with gold for dancing Ziggy Dust?

The Chiswick Life of a TV Actress
Claire Goose on property prices, gas-guzzling 4x4's and eating out

Will Sam Make The Top 60 Under £60?
Time is running out to cast your vote in the London Restaurant Awards

Fire Hits Local Tanning Salon
Electric Beach burnt to a frazzle

Tipping The Balance
The Chiswick chains who use gratuities to top up staff pay

Nadal and Williams May Have Been Otherwise Engaged
But finals day at Chiswick Poly still served up a feast of tennis

Borough Commander To Discuss Knife Crime
Residents invited to put forward their views to Chief Superintendent David Bilson

Piping Hot Summer Offers From Clever Wally's
Three pizza offers valid until end of August

Campbell To Swap Chiswick For China
Local rower named as Olympic hope in single scull event

Crossrail Given Go Ahead
Project on track to be operational for passengers by 2017

Five Year ASBO For Persistent Prank Caller
Local man banned from making 'knowingly pointless' calls to any public service

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

Sweet Smell of Success For Chiswick Business Park
As they make Guinness World Record history creating largest ever Smarties mural

Heartfelt Farewell To Two Very Special Fathers
Standing room only as parish says goodbye Fr Jim Curry & Fr Michael Daley

Chiswick Families Cut CO2 Emissions By 20%
And reduce energy use by 30% in 'Green Streets' challenge

Harland & Voss Share the Summer with Cruse Bereavement Care
Just one click and the company will donate £1 in your name to the charity

Chiswick Gets Super Sewer Reprieve
Massive engineering project now moved to Hammersmith

Local Binmen Go on Strike
Chiswick to go two weeks without collection

Chiswick's 'Christ on a Bike' Receives Suspended Sentence
After being found guilty of causing £1m worth of damage to speed cameras

75 Year Old Woman Mugged For £15
Victim's fall during robbery causes nasty injuries

Has Andy's Had More Than a Name Change?
We discover the intentions of Chiswick's latest young turk

Olympic Legend Gets Active in Chiswick
Decathlon champion Daley Thompson launches nationwide programme in W4

Stars Swing for Charity
Dougray Scott hosts Leuka Golf Tournament with help from celebrity friends

It All Began Long Ago In Chiswick
Sweethearts share secret of seventy years of wedded bliss

German Shepherd Dog Missing From Chiswick House
Residents appeal to community for help in finding Dita

Chiswick Surgeon Agrees Six Figure Sum for Stroke Victim
Jan Stanek to compensate patient after faulty facelift & liposculture operation

Parking Woes For Southfield Residents
Suspension dates altered with marker pen but council refuses to budge over PCN's

Acton Town Tube Station to Be Closed
Shut for four weekends between July and September

Council Admits to Spying On Family
Anti-terrorism surveillance was used to police school intake policy

Five Star Food Safety Scheme Under Threat
Fears for restaurant hygiene as Govt considers scrapping Score on Doors

Residents To Stage Conference With Climate Camp
Alongside HACAN, NoTRAG, Camp for Climate Action and Greenpeace

William Hogarth Moves Into The 21st Century
After pupils make pod cast of their award winning mystery writing

No Probably About It!
Old Meads 'most successful pay to play club in London'

Do You Have Text Appeal?
Find out if your texting style is the most attractive

Kitchen Gardens Become Registered Charity
New status affords access to resources to sustain and broaden scope of work

Do you have a future rock hero in the family?
Concert showcases top music talent at Chiswick Saturday Music Centre

Sugarbabes Steal The Show At 2008's House Festival
As 'most middle class benefit gig in history' continues in Chiswick House

Chiswick Road Ranks Amongst Bumpiest In Britain
Grove Park Terrace is fifth worst road in the country according to survey

Chiswick Car Thefts Rise 250% Year on Year
In cases of burglaries during which high value vehicles are stolen

How Not To Behave In A Bar
And what not to say to the barman if you don't want to wear your drink!

Ten Green Commandments
Greentomato guidelines for the environmentally virtuous

Airport Campaign Set For Plane Talking
EU Meeting Delegation heads to Europe to highlight failure to tackle air pollution

Eco-Friendly Residents Urged To Be On Guard
After a spate of thefts from recycling bins in Chiswick

Cameron Direct - Live and Unscripted and in Brentford
Residents get Tory Leader's views on Heathrow, Expenses and Labour Frontbenchers

Trio of Thieves Sought For Wellesley Road Mugging
Police ask for witnesses to come forward after victim held at knifepoint

No Desperate Housewives At Dukes Meadows!
Dougray Scott launches Leuka Mini Masters Golf Tournament

Waterman's Accuses Arts Council of Stubbornness
And claim they ignored advice of two separate departments over funding cut

Plastic Recycling In The Bag
With Ealing's launch of new white recycling sacks

Musequality Announces Raffle Winners
Raising funds for a music project for street children in Goa

Fire, Ice and John Humphries at The Chiswick Summer Fair
Red Watch get just desserts as more than £16,000 is raised for local charities

Art Buyer Selects Prize Sculpture
After winning Fletcher's Artists At Home draw

Running Out of Options on Turnham Green?
Council makes another attempt to solve traffic problems

Chiswick Campaigners Make Progress with Piccadilly Line
With commitment from TfL to look at piloting earlier evening stops

Latest Chiswick Property Sales
Further evidence of price retracement in the local area

Thai Feast Triggers Trip Down Memory Lane
New operators take over the kitchens at The Old Pack Horse

Action Girl Amanda
Emma Brophy talks to the pied piper of west London

Open All Hours
Decision to close Chiswick Park ticket office reversed

Could You Give Gordon Nightmares?
Ramsay's on the look out for more restaurants to rescue

Who Tickles Your Take-Away Tastebuds?
If they're in W4 we would like to hear about them for our latest poll

Chiswick Teacher Forced To Retire Aged 68
European Court of Justice to rule on pursuing age discrimination claim

Shackology Bids Farewell To Chiswick
Crown & Anchor now 'de-shacked' to become a proper pub

Keens Divided On Crucial Commons Vote
As a majority of 28 secure expense claims for second homes

Another Chance at Fatherhood for Rena Salmon's Ex
Former husband of Chiswick salon murderer is expecting baby with new wife

Cyclists Break Rules 'Because they have to'
Campaigning group asks for the rule book to be rewritten

24 Arrested In 'Cash for Crash' Scams
Police issue stark warning against making false insurance claims

Tight Victory For Will to Win
Tennis Result : Will To Win 14 Chiswick 10


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