July 2011 Archives
THE MAN in charge of the stalled cinema development has finally answered questions from councillors after they threatened to force him to sell the site.
Justin Ribbons, CEO of Empire Cinemas, was grilled at a scrutiny committee meeting on Thursday, where he and council officers blamed each other for it remaining an eyesore for three years.
PEOPLE power has derailed plans to build more than 300 homes on an industrial estate which campaigners say would be a massive overdevelopment.
Invista Real Estate wants to turn the Reynard Mills Estate in Windmill Road, on the border of Ealing and Brentford, into a mixture of town houses and blocks of flats, some reaching seven stories high.
A WATER pipe, which was damaged as workmen put up a new Zip wire at Brent Lodge Park, has not affected the animals as at first feared.
Hanwell photographer Damian Walker was walking through the Bunny Park in Church Road, Hanwell last week when he was told a ruptured pipe had affected the animals' water supply.
Sample some delicious finger foods of samosas, sushi and Chinese and get to meet some new faces.
THE COUNCIL are threatening to force the developer of Ealing's planned new cinema to sell them the site which has laid idle for almost three years.
Council leader Julian Bell said the groundwork has been laid for a compulsory purchase order and, after the decision is formally agreed at a meeting on Tuesday, the owners will have until October to restart construction.
A 32-year-old woman believed to be from Ealing was found dead inside a locked train toilet.
The woman, who is yet to be formally identified, was discovered in a cubicle at Bromley South railway station last Saturday (18).
A LIFT could finally be built at Ealing Broadway Station within the next two years, finally easing the frustration of thousands of passengers.
Barely any changes have been made to the busy transport hub for decades which, despite being one of the busiest in the capital, has no escalators or lifts.
A WOMAN, who suffers from a nerve condition which affects her wrists, has been chosen to exhibit at the Royal Academy of Arts for the third time.
Biljana Tesic, who discovered she had Carpal Tunnel syndrome and other muscle problems in 1996, exhibited two etchings at the Academy in 2005 and another two in 2008 as well as a number being short-listed over the years.
FREE activities to keep children occupied during the holidays begin next week.
The workshops will feature a different event at Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre every Thursday, starting with martial arts on July 28.
The demonstrations and mini workouts will be followed the following weeks with story telling and drama, crafts, dance and more.
Visit www.ealingbroadwayshopping.co.uk to find out more.
INSIDE JOB, the story of the 2008 financial meltdown is being shown on Sunday (17).
The film, which is narrated by Matt Damon, will start at 7.30pm at St Mary's Church in St Mary's Road, South Ealing.
It has being organised by Ealing Transition, which raises awareness about climate change.
Entrance is free but donations are accepted.
Visit www.ealingtransition.org to find out more.