MEET THE LOCALS

Personal Trainer: Neda Karaliute

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Specialities: Core Momentum Training, Weight Management, Diet Advice, Strength Training, Toning and Sculpting. Neda Karaliute Personal Trainer 07809 636 820 neda.personaltraining@gmail.com Fitness First 26-28 Hammersmith Grove, W6 7HA 0344 571 2870 hammersmith@fitnessfirst.com www.fitnessfirst.co.uk

Elsie Paine Part 1: Brackenbury born and bred, she reveals how...

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Elsie Paine has lived in Cardross Street for all of her 87 years. In this fascinating account of a life in Hammersmith, she reveals...

Local actress: Antonia Clarke

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Alexane Dunn shines a light on rising star Antonia Clarke. Would you recommend the area as a place for young people to live? I’ve lived here...

The Stonemasons Arms: Jack Davis

The Stonemasons Arms: Jack Davis
Jack Davis - General Manager Anyone driving round Hogarth Roundabout in Chiswick recently cannot have failed to notice the intense stare of a giant-sized chef...

Thor Gudmundsson and Richard Okroj: The Brackenbury Wine Rooms

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The Brackenbury Wine Rooms is the smoking hot destination where more than just the wine is red ‘Bewildered locals spotted the head of a cigarette...

Leontine Hass of Associated Studios is looking for talented locals

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Leontine Hass the founder of The Associated Studios, a West London arts academy, is on the hunt for Hammersmith & Fulham talent Tucked away on...

Local comedian: Bill Bailey

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Bill Bailey tells Jo Reynolds that making people laugh is his life’s work. How long have you lived in the area? Since 1987. 29 years. As a...

Local publicans: Michael Mann & Jill O’Sullivan

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You two don’t sound like Londoners.  Where are you from? Jill: Tipperary, southern Ireland. Mike: Christchurch on the South Island of New Zealand. How did you meet? Mike:...

Pottery Courses and Tuition: José Carvalho Ceramics

Pottery Courses and Tuition: José Carvalho Ceramics
José Carvalho - Potter ‘I am a potter from Portugal and have been living in London for 10 years. My work covers a broad spectrum...

Stephanie Flanders: ‘I’ve been in and around this neighbourhood most of...

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Stephanie Flanders ‘I like the fact that my kids are growing up in a mixed and diverse neighbourhood’ As the BBC’s economics editor, Stephanie Flanders became...

Elsie Paine Part 2: Elsie recalls how the community pulled together...

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BRACKENBURY BORN AND BRED In the second and final part about her life lived on Cardross Street in the heart of Brackenbury Village, Elsie Paine...

Oliver Cyriax: Vera Pith-Scottley

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Local historian Oliver Cyriax interviews a woman with altitude: an airship-pioneer who braved the heights in the 1930s. A Profile in Courage by local historian...

Cerys Matthews talks about The Good Life Experience festival

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Cerys Matthews ‘The Good Life Experience is about reconnecting with nature and acknowledging the joys of the simpler things in life’ As the front woman for...

Evolve Fitness Training: Hanif Mayet

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Hanif Mayet - Evolve Fitness Training Q. What do you like about the area? The variety of people and the energy. Q. Where does your surname, Mayet,...

Personal Trainer: Alice Clare

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Specialities: HIIT training (High Intensity Interval Training), Weight Loss, Fat Burn, Strength Training, Body Conditioning, Nutritional Advice. Alice Clare Personal Trainer 07506 706 442 aliceclarept@gmail.com Fitness First 26-28 Hammersmith Grove,...

Caring in the community: A heartfelt ‘thank you’ from Manjit Rana...

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A heartfelt ‘thank you’ from a well-known shopkeeper whose sad loss saw many of her considerate customers offer support and compassion in her hour...

Personal stylist Caroline Wolf: ‘Women typically need to juggle many more...

Personal stylists, Caroline Wolf, Personal Coach, Capsule Wardrobe
It is the unwritten rule that every successful businesswoman knows: their wardrobe must serve to emphasise their personal brand and business acumen. Rarely a...

History: Caroline MacMillan – Life in Cardross Street in 1928

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The splendid article about Elsie Paine in the September issue made me wonder what life was like when she was born in Cardross Street...

Curious about that picture on your wall? Ask Harry Moore-Gwyn at...

That picture left to you by a relative that you are fond of but know nothing about, who is it by? Is it a...

Local butcher: Terry Murray

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Were you born here? No, in Wandsworth, but we moved here when I was eleven. When I left secondary school at fifteen, nearly sixteen, my...

Hammersmith Locals: Download and Share the Winter 2016 PDF

Hammersmith Locals: Download and Share the Winter 2016 PDF
Click to Download Hammersmith Locals Winter 2016 PDF Download the PDF to get in touch with locals by clicking on phone numbers, links, and email...

West London Action for Children (WLAC): Emma Flanagan – ‘We work...

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Christmas is a time for families to come together and cherish one another. Spare a thought for those children and their parents who struggle,...

WLAC Charity Sponsor: Shoots & Leaves – A local business that...

Shoots & Leaves: A local business that cares about local youngsters - WLAC Charity Sponsor
Shoots and Leaves is a truly local business with 17 years’ of trading in London. It is proud to sponsor the WLAC article in...

Alexander Barbers Headquarters: TIPS & TALES – Fresh from the barber...

Alexander Barbers Headquarters: TIPS & TALES - Fresh from the barber shop...with Stav the Barber
Let’s start with a quote from Frank Sinatra (a barber shop legend) to get us in the Christmas party spirit - ‘Alcohol may be...

Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic: Meet the Aromatherapists – Makeda Hemans and...

Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic: Meet the Aromatherapists - Makeda Hemans and Olivia Inge
  In aromatherapy essential oils are used in conjunction with a unique and special massage to rebalance the nervous sytem and the metabolism of the...

Thatched House: Find out how far the Thatched House will go...

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As the manager of The Thatched House in Ravenscourt Park, Ashanti May prides herself on ensuring the pub feels home from home. Anyone having walked...

The Andover Arms: On Christmas Day many locals have their lunch...

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It is a well known fact within the catering trade that a pub that books lots of taxis around closing time is doing something...

Bradley Cahoon: Local handyman and Mr Fixit Bradley Cahoon tells us...

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Word of mouth from happy customers ensures the odd jobs keep coming for Brad. Known for his distinctive bright floral shirts and pork pie hat,...

The Carpet Store: Your step-by-step guide to buying a carpet with...

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Joe and Fiona Miller - This local family has you covered. Firstly, a bit of preparation goes a long way to help you know what...

Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues – ‘We’d like to be in...

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One phrase that residential architects sometimes hear is; ‘We’d like to be in by Christmas’, or another such occasion. There’s a lot of work to...