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There once was a spinster of Ealing

A fun bit of social commentary even if Ealing was probably used just to fit the rhyme. New York public library is digitising its material and making it easier for people to search and view. The site is a ‘living

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Ealing notes NP76: Cuts, conservation concerns and (not) all that Jazz

Ealing Notes by Judy Breens Parking, Stop and Shop and RingGo Is RingGo another Council fundraiser? New road-side notices have appeared around the borough and in car parks requesting that parkers phone RingGo. This requires you to register membership and

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Will the council break a promise about Gurnell pool?

via @ianrich_med @NeighboursPaper Excellent letter in @EalingGazette. Huge area of #Ealing left without swimming pool for two years pic.twitter.com/tyLqilbWuR — Ian D. Richardson (@ian_richmed) February 27, 2016

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No Colour Bar exhibition: last day today!

Check out the exhibition No Colour Bar: Black British Art in Action @ Guildhall Art gallery, it includes Michael McMillan’s recreation of the Huntley’s Ealing based Walter Rodney bookshop. The installation has lots of fascinating archive footage and material from

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NP72: News on Haven Green and Ealing Day Centres under threat

Haven Green In the last edition Will French described the history of Haven Green and the pressure it’s under. Here he describes how two recent decisions by the Planning Inspectorate look likely to up the stakes. The first stems from

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Are day care services for disabled adults and children under attack in Ealing?

The latest edition of the Neighbours Paper features news about the threat of closure of Heller House in Southall due to Ealing Council budget cuts. Carlton Road Day Centre is facing the same fate, as SAD Ealing explains: Carlton Road

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Save the Starlite for the community and remember its Rock roots

NP speak to Albertina McNeill about the Save the Starlite campaign Can you tell us a bit about yourself and how and why got involved with/started save the Starlite? I don’t want too much attention focused on me as I

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Ealing Choral Society Annual Charity Carol Concert Saturday December 13th 2014 at 7pm St. Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, W5

Ealing’s popular local choir, Ealing Choral Society, is presenting an evening of well-loved carols and Christmas readings followed by mince pies and wine – the perfect way to kick off the festive season! Each year, Ealing Choral Society donates all

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NP71: Heller House Respite centre in danger? Are Walpole Park and Pitshanger Manor our top priorities? Plus NHS and Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre news

Ealing Council says Government cuts mean its spending must reduce by £96m. Inevitably services in the Borough will suffer. Even so, it’s shocking that a Respite Centre for children with complex disability needs called Heller House is due to close.

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The Starlite – can it be saved? By Erol Direkoglou

It’s sad to witness with the loss of the local library (Barham park), local public house (Sudbury Arms), the local rugby club (Wasps) and now possibly the former Odeon /Starlite) the gradual erosion of Sudbury’s neighbourhood identity as a 1930s

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