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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...

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...

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...

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

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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...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...