April 2012 Archives
CALLOUS thieves stole the takings of a tea and cake sale after distracting the ladies serving, making a dent in their efforts to help refurbish their church.
The event was held on the front lawn of Ealing Green Methodist and United Reformed Church. The criminals struck at about 2pm on Saturday, making off with about £300.
PLANS for controversial housing development residents feared would be out-of-scale, causing traffic congestion and pressure on services have been rejected.
Neighbours living near Reynard Mills Trading Estate, the former BBC site in Windmill Road, on the Ealing and Brentford border, campaigned to see proposals by Invicta Real Estate for 275 flats scrapped.
Northfields ward councillor David Millican said: "I am obviously very happy about this and the residents are pleased about it too.
"It was far too dense and far too large. I don't know what they (Invista Real Estate) will do next, but if they do come back the plans will have to have changed significantly."
They were rejected by Hounslow planning officers on Tuesday (April 17) citing the density and size of the development would be harmful to the outlook and character of the area.
The LANDLORDS of a pub which has been at the centre of litany of crime and disorder have handed in their licence and walked away rather than face police in a hearing.
Police logged 21 incidents at The Magnat pub in Park Royal from March 23 last year to February 5, 15 of them violent. An application to review the licence was made shortly after.