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Cerys Matthews talks about The Good Life Experience festival

Cerys Matthews The Good Life Experience festival
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...

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...

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...

Stephanie Flanders
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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

Grove Neighbourhood Centre: Kim Benson

Grove Neighbourhood Centre: Kim Benson
He has worked as a civil servant in the Department of Trade & Industry and been a menswear salesman at Liberty. But in recent...

Artist Rennie Pilgrem: ‘A lot of artists seem to be waiting...

Rennie Pilgrem
To some, he’s the DJ/producer godfather of Nu Skool Breaks, a style of drum ‘n’ bass dance music that gripped the club scene in...

Grove Neighbourhood Centre: One Day Urban Yoga Retreat 12 November 2016...

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Grove Neighbourhood Centre is pleased to announce a new One Day Urban Yoga Retreat on 12 November 2016. Lisa Lawton and Zaz Grumbar who...

PubDoctor.com Int’l – Tom Gavaghan: ‘The ‘How not to do it’...

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Interview with Tom Gavaghan: ‘The ‘How not to do it’ and ‘How to do it’ are two, equally important lessons’ Tom Gavaghan Over the last two decades,...

Wild & Sons: Victor Wild talks about American Classics, Hot Rods,...

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Victor Wild and his partner Emma, along with their twins Max and Clara, have just fired-up / kick-started 'Wild & Sons' - an American,...

Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic: Give a Christmas Gift Voucher

Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic: Give a Christmas Gift Voucher
This Christmas give a friend or loved one a Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic Christmas Gift Voucher Treatments include: MASSAGE . AROMATHERAPY . REFLEXOLOGY . SHIATSU and more... Visit...

Thomas Del Mar: 25 Blythe Road – Antique Arms and Armour...

Thomas Del Mar: 25 Blythe Road - Antique Arms and Armour auction 29th June
Thomas Del Mar Thomas Del Mar has been living locally with his family for eight years. Having run the Antique Arms, Armour and Militaria department...

Are you sitting comfortably? Meet the boss of Sofa Fox Robert...

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Robert Dyrga - Sofa Fox Are you sitting comfortably? Then, the boss of Sofa Fox, will begin... Robert Dyrga, his partner, Goska, and their son, Julian,...

Alexander Barbers HQ: Stav’s Style Tips for Summer

Alexander Barbers HQ: Stav’s Style Tips
Stavros Christoudolakis - Barber Stav’s Style Tips for Summer ‘Summer is here and the world’s trendiest fashion show featuring YOU is about to begin. We are...

The Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic: Meet the Osteopaths

The Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic Osteopaths
Meet the The Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic Osteopaths: Alexia Lescure - Osteopath Daniel Rollins - Osteopath Laura Maidment - Osteopath Fátima Cardelus - Osteopath   What exactly is Osteopathy? Osteopathy is a...

Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues

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Warren Hagues - Chartered Practice Architects ‘Architects are trained to consider a project holistically’ Q. I see a lot of building work to people’s homes at...