Helping children to read for pleasure gives them enormous advantages in...

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Some of Doorstep Library’s group of volunteers DOORSTEP LIBRARY - Helping children to read for pleasure gives them enormous advantages in the future. Weaving their way...

The Italians: Just like mamma would make

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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

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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...

Quietly building a solid reputation

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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!

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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

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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)

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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...

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

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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...

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...

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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...

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...

Artists at Home

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Local History Sponsor – Daniel Paul Estate Agents: Cardross Street

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Cardross Street was once home to over 300 children who shared the same bath water while their mums did laundry work A policeman patrolling the...

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

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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:...

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...