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The Italians: Just like mamma would make

Keep Things Local The Italians
Manager Massimo Lopez The Italians on Chiswick High Road brings an authentic slice of Italy to your doorstep. Fresh produce is delivered direct from suppliers in...

History of Hammersmith Grove

Hammersmith Grove Grovers Stores
If you think Hammersmith has never seen so much building development, local residents felt the same way more than 150 years ago... Hammersmith Grove is...

Grove Neighbourhood Centre: Grenfell Tower

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Latest news from the Grove The Grove Neighbourhood Centre would like to send its love and sincere condolences to all those affected by the tragic...

TIPS & TALES Fresh from the barber shop with Stav the...

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When the going gets hot it’s time for a crop... Flaming June! For a few days it was finally hot enough to complain about how...

Quietly building a solid reputation

Keep Things Local GJ Clark Builders Garry Clark
Tucked away in Hammersmith’s Brackenbury Village is a Victorian corner shop that is currently being extended, updated and transformed into a family home by...

Mark Tremlett co-founder of Naturalmat brings a good night’s sleep to...

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SHEEP RETURN TO W6! Only 100 years ago sheep passed Goldhawk Road, stopping over at Shepherd’s Bush Green, before going on to Smithfield. They would...

Filling a gap in the world of dentistry

Keep Things Local Ron Baise 92 Dental
For 32 years dentist Ron Baise has run a successful surgery in Hammersmith. He describes his career and shares tips for making your dental...

Look, move and feel better!

Keep Things Local Susan Harker - Pilates
The key to good posture, core strength and flexibility lies in an understanding of how our bodies move, says Susan Harker. Brook Green resident Susan...

Guide to kitchen cool

West London Kitchens Keith Patterson
They’re modern or traditional, sleek, sexy and desirable. Who wouldn’t want a bespoke West London Kitchen? A new kitchen is what many people dream of,...

Raise a glass to summer rosés, says wine expert Thor Gudmundsson

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A June heatwave gets your hopes up so in this issue we’re focusing on wines to make the most of the summer and early...

Chiswick History: William Hogarth (1697-1764)

Keep Things Local Chiswick Locals William Hogarth
Chiswick is rightly proud of its association with the famous artist and engraver William Hogarth who lived in the area for 15 years. A statue...

Get the BBQ sizzling with John Stenton’s speciality meaty treats

Keep Things Local Chiswick Locals John Stenton
Get the BBQ sizzling with John Stenton’s speciality meaty treats – piri piri chicken, delicious Stenton burgers, homemade sausages and the famous ‘Man Chop’. John...

Local painter and decorator Georgina Knight hopes to make her company...

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Known as a perfectionist who works fast and leaves your home spotless at the end of each day, Georgina Knight, with her 20 years’...

Victor Wild of Wild & Sons talks Fast and Furiously about...

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  Live the American dream. Victor Wild builds classic American cars, hot rods and rat rods for West London residents. On a quiet Hammersmith street, residents...

Aska Mucha – Insight Sports Massage: Don’t allow your pain to...

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‘Don’t allow your pain to limit you living life to the fullest any longer. Corrective exercise will help you lead an enjoyable and rewarding...

On the couch: Your First World problems sorted by our agony...

Keep Things Local Chiswick Locals Albi
Albi, the Local’s resident agony aunt, offers words of wisdom. True, he is a dog but that doesn’t mean Albi can’t see sense! Far...

Artists at Home

Artists at Home
Artists at Home 2017 57 pop-up exhibitions await you across Chiswick, Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush. 71 artists will be delighted to welcome you to their...

Shoots & Leaves: Spring is a time for remedial works to...

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There is something very special about a walled garden and if you’re lucky enough to have one it could well date back to the...

Thor Gudmundsson tells us why natural wines are a sign of...

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Natural winemaking is now a badge of quality craftsmanship in the vineyards and winery as natural wines respect the environment and the consumer. Natural...

TIPS & TALES Fresh from the barber shop with Stav the...

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Stav and shop mascot Big Reggie TIPS & TALES Fresh from the barber shop... with Stav the Barber Bravo gentlemen, give yourselves a pat on the...

The Flying Yogi: Kasia Poremna tells us why she is passionate...

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The Flying Yogi is a boutique yoga and Pilates studio that recently landed on Goldhawk Road. Owner and local resident Kasia Poremna tells us...

Dog of the month – interview: Albi

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After a life globetrotting with his owner Lavinia von Schneider, Albi the Staffordshire (right) is a permanent fixture of Brackenbury Village. Reporter Rufus Barclay...

Thatched House: A fresh taste of spring

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Thatched House Menu Bookings +442087416282 Three Hop Lager 4.5%ABV British style Pilsner Coast to Coast Pale Ale 4.6%ABV British made APA Spicy Bloody Mary Prosecco Royale Aperol Spritz Homemade Sangria Finger food… Bread...

Architect Warren Hagues: Why it’s vital to consider how we use...

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Interior architecture forms a large portion of our design remit, especially when it comes to private residential projects. While the external appearance of a project...

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...

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

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It is the unwritten rule that every successful businesswoman knows: their wardrobe must serve to emphasise their personal brand and business acumen. Rarely a...

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...