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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

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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...

Property expert Matt Goslett: Why Chiswick homes are hot right now

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Matt Goslett is an independent residential property expert, helping clients find their ideal home. He knows the London property market inside out but it’s...

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...

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...

Hammersmith & Fulham Award-winning café: Rafaello Café

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As the manager of Café Rafaello in Ravenscourt Park, Jerry Pawlowicz takes pride in having won the Best Cafe award in Hammersmith & Fulham...

Wellêtre – The Bowen Technique: Corinne Denham is here to help

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Do you suffer from any of the following? Backache, neck and shoulder pain, sciatica, hayfever... If so, Corinne can help. Local mum of two (a 10 year...

Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic: Meet the Nutritionists – Lowri Turner and...

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Meet the Nutritionists Lowri Turner ‘Having struggled with weight in my teens and 20s, I know what it’s like to feel that your weight and eating...

Don’t wait till Christmas to get that custom or classic bike...

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Don’t wait till Christmas to get that custom or classic bike you have always dreamed of Victor Wild, 24, father of two and owner of...

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...

The Carpet Store: This local family has you covered

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Fiona and Joe Miller Local and friendly The Carpet Store is a friendly, independent family business specialising in creating stylish and beautiful floor coverings. We offer...

Have a workout on Fitness First Hammersmith with their FREE 1...

Fitness First Hammersmith: Have a workout on us - FREE 1 DAY PASS
To download your FREE 1 DAY PASS, visit FitnessFirst.co.uk/1day T: 0344 571 28 70 E: Hammersmith@FitnessFirst.com Opening times Monday to Thursday 06:15 - 22:00 Friday 06:15 - 21:00 Weekend 08:00 - 20:00 Fitness First Hammersmith Phone:...

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

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...

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...

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,...

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...