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Remembrance wreath

Ealing will remember

Published on 4 November 2015

A two minute silence will be held on the steps of Ealing Town Hall to mark Armistice Day on Wednesday, 11 November at 11am.

Carers with Cllr Tailor

Local carers hear about changes to come

Published on 9 March 2015

Councillor Hitesh Tailor, cabinet member for health and adults services, met carers and the voluntary sector on Friday, 6 March to talk about their challenges and upcoming changes to care and support.

speak out 2015

Speaking out for young people

Published on 17 February 2015

More than 130 young residents came together at the Westside Young People’s Centre, Ealing, on Wednesday, 11 February for the 9th annual Speak Out conference.


Do something good

Published on 4 February 2015

Ealing Council has launched a new initiative, Bubble, aimed at helping residents connect with each other and make a difference to where they live.

Save Our Hospitals campaign

Independent Health Commission comes to Ealing

Published on 27 January 2015

The Independent Health Commission set up to examine the impact of the NHS’s decision to reduce hospital services in the area, including A&E and maternity, is to hold a series of public hearings across west London.

Safer communities team and police working together

Speedy action secures court injunction to help tackle anti-social behaviour

Published on 22 December 2014

A man responsible for criminal and anti-social behaviour has been banned from entering an estate in Northolt for a year, following prompt action by Ealing Council’s safer communities team.

Acton2Kivu cover

Young people in Acton and the Congo join forces

Published on 15 December 2014

A unique music collaboration between young people from the South Acton estate and the war-torn Kivu district of the Eastern Congo has resulted in an 11-track CD called 'Acton2Kivu:Dance for Freedom'.

WW1 commemorations

We will remember

Published on 4 November 2014

A two minute silence will be held on the steps of Ealing Town Hall to mark Armistice Day on Tuesday, 11 November at 11am.


Public memorial ceremony for Alice Gross

Published on 29 October 2014

A public memorial ceremony to celebrate the life of Alice Gross will be held on Sunday, 2 November at Greenford Hall, Greenford.

Southall crack house closed by Community Safety

Residents’ complaints close down crack house

Published on 28 October 2014

Ealing Council and Ealing Police officers have closed the doors on a crack house in Southall following complaints from residents.

Harleyford Manor Resident Association

Hard work, dedication and community spirit honoured

Published on 22 October 2014

The sixth annual Recognising Outstanding Achievement of Residents (ROAR) awards event took place at Ealing Town Hall on Friday 10 October.

yellow ribbons

Alice's family ask for ribbons to come down

Published on 9 October 2014

The family of Alice Gross have asked the community to take down the yellow ribbons. They have asked for the flowers and ribbons placed at the Hanwell clocktower to remain for now.

Book of condolence for Alice Gross

Book of condolence opens for Alice

Published on 2 October 2014

A book of condolence has been placed in Ealing Town Hall so that people can pay their respects to murdered teenager Alice Gross.

Book of condolence for Alice Gross

Book of condolence opens for Alice in Hanwell

Published on 2 October 2014

An additional book of condolence has been placed in Hanwell Library so that people can pay their respects to murdered teenager Alice Gross.


Statement from Councillor Julian Bell

Published on 1 October 2014

Leader of Ealing Council, Councilor Julian Bell, has issued a statement following the police discovery of a body in the River Brent:

Uk Youth Parliament

Help shape the debate

Published on 18 August 2014

Young people have until 10 October to make their mark and help choose the issues that will be debated by the UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) at a special gathering in the House of Commons in November.


Sign up for summer

Published on 23 June 2014

Ealing Council is once again offering local youngsters the chance to try something new and earn qualifications over the summer holidays as part of its free Future Youth Inspired (FYI) programme.

Cllr Bell with England flag

England flag to fly during the World Cup

Published on 9 June 2014

Leader of Ealing Council Councillor Julian Bell today hoisted the England flag over Ealing Town Hall in support of England's World Cup finals campaign in Brazil this week.

Youth Mayor 2014

Ealing’s new youth mayor unveiled

Published on 15 May 2014

Tejas Dattani (15) has been elected as Ealing’s sixth youth mayor. Tejas is a student at Featherstone High School, Southall.

Uk Youth Parliament

Young people with passion needed for youth parliament

Published on 9 December 2013

Budding politicians have until the start of January to come forward to fill Ealing’s seats on the UK Youth Parliament. Borough-wide election will take place in February.

Ealing Council runs appeal for winter clothes for people in need

Winter Warm Up clothes appeal launched

Published on 27 November 2013

Ealing Council is asking residents to donate warm winter clothes to help people in need this winter.

children playing football

Partner chosen to redevelop playing fields

Published on 10 October 2013

Plans to redevelop Norwood Hall Playing Fields moved a step forward last week when Ealing Council and the site’s partnership board selected Lyca Southall FC as their preferred partner.

Fundraiser talking to member of public

New regulations for 'Chuggers' in Ealing

Published on 15 August 2013

Ealing Council in partnership with Ealing BID have announced a new agreement that will regulate the behaviour of charity fundraisers operating in the borough.

Southall outhouse detected by Ealing Council officers

Couple fined for illegal rental of outhouse

Published on 8 August 2013

A couple have had more than £11,000 of funds confiscated by the courts for illegally using an outhouse building in their garden as a rental property.

Alley-way gating

Applications open for gate-locking scheme

Published on 7 August 2013

Residents are invited to submit applications for the next round of the council’s alley-gating scheme this month.

Derelict Northcote Arms Pub in Southall

Last orders on derelict pub

Published on 25 July 2013

Ealing Council has agreed to begin negotiations which could see it buy a disused Southall pub which has become a magnet for crime and anti-social behaviour and turn it into housing.

Westside Youth Centre

Westside shortlisted for RIBA design award

Published on 2 April 2013

Ealing Council’s flagship youth centre, Westside Young People’s Centre, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Speak Out conference

Stand up and speak out

Published on 19 March 2013

More than 130 young residents came together at Westside Young People’s Centre on Thursday, 14 March for the 7th annual Speak Out conference.

Young curators and Cllr Julian Bell

Young curators 'pop up' at travelling museum

Published on 11 March 2013

A WWII soldier’s helmet and a 1934 Meccano toy car were just two of the local treasures unveiled at the weekend in a new travelling museum.

Cllr Bell outside the centre.

Hanwell Community Centre to change hands

Published on 16 January 2013

Paperwork is being drawn up this month to transfer the responsibility of Hanwell Community Centre to Ealing Council from 1 April 2013.

Cllr Ranjit Dheer, police, council staff and volunteers at the clean up day

Clearing away crime at Southall clean up

Published on 31 October 2012

Almost 40 sackfuls of rubbish were collected from the canal towpath in Southall as council staff, police officers and community volunteers joined forces for a clear up day.

Cllr Bell and Cllr Mahfouz try out the eight-seater bike

Cycling success

Published on 16 October 2012

Ealing’s reputation as one of the country’s most cycle-friendly boroughs was reinforced this weekend when residents enjoyed a special event and local cycling achievements were celebrated.


Hundreds of free summer holiday activities

Published on 2 July 2012

Ealing youngsters can now sign up to more than 100 free courses and activities taking place over the summer through the council’s ‘Futureversity’ programme.

Youth Mayor Jahanara Chaudhry

Could you be Ealing’s next Youth Mayor?

Published on 27 March 2012

Young people from across the borough are invited to nominate themselves, or their friends, to become Ealing’s next Youth Mayor.

Copley Close estate

Hanwell celebrates big lottery win

Published on 19 March 2012

The Big Lottery Fund has awarded £1million to Copley Close, Hanwell to help develop new community facilities.

Kemar Bassarajah meets Tinchy Stryder outside 10 Downing Street

Ealing youngsters go down to Downing Street

Published on 26 September 2011

Ealing’s Youth Mayor and members of the Horizon’s ShoutOut forum met the Prime Minister and celebrities including Paralympian, Ade Adepitan, and rapper, Tinchy Stryder, at 10 Downing Street last week.

Ealing Town Hall

Ealing man dies after riot attack

Published on 12 August 2011

The Metropolitan Police is appealing for information following the death of Mr Richard Mannington Bowes last night.

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