May 2012 Archives
LIBRARY hours and staff are to be cut across the borough as the town hall looks to save £430,000 from the service.
A total of 57 hours are to be shaved off opening times across 14 libraries, reducing opening times by nine per cent.
Tickets to the Olympic torch party in Walpole Park have sold out.
In a tremendous show of enthusiasm all 8,000 tickets sold out the day they went on sale last Tuesday (8). Many people had registered their interest beforehand on Ealing Council's website.
BRITAIN'S only assassinated yet largely forgotten prime minister is being celebrated with an exhibition and church service to mark the 200th anniversary of his death.
The death mask of Spencer Perceval is among the memorabilia held at All Saints Church, in Elm Grove Road, Ealing Common, which was built in his memory on the site of his former home.
A GENEROUS reader has donated a brand new bingo machine, answering an appeal for help after elderly residents feared they may have called house for the last time.
Clohe Dannell, had been forced to use a 40-year-old machine to pick numbers at Lindsey House in South Road, South Ealing, which was so clapped out it had failed electrical safety tests and was dangerous.
RESIDENTS are urged to apply for free tickets to a party celebrating Ealing playing host to the Olympic flame.
The borough is just one of six in London chosen to be an overnight stop-over during the torch relay towards the end of its 70-day journey across the UK.
A PUB quiz is being held on Wednesday to raise money for a charity which funds research and supports those affected by Motor Neurone Disease.
It is being organised by friends of the Gaskell family. Andrew Gaskell, 36, has motor neurone disease and his wife Allison has already raised thousands of pounds.