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Ealing Council looks for Town Hall development partner

Published on 19 November 2015

Ealing Council is inviting proposals to safeguard the future of Ealing Town Hall and breathe new life into the building.

Ealing Town Hall

Council honours victims of Paris terror attacks

Published on 16 November 2015

As a sign of respect to the 129 people killed in a series of terror attacks in Paris on Friday evening the council has lowered the flags flying over Ealing Town Hall to half-mast.

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Voting: Where to go and who is standing

Published on 28 April 2015

There is just over a week to go until the borough elects its three members of parliament (MPs).

A hand placing a voting slip into a ballot box

Elections: Make sure you are registered

Published on 24 February 2015

Residents are being reminded they have until Monday, 20 April to register their details in time to vote in the parliamentary elections taking place on 7 May.

Ealing Town Hall

Council tax to be frozen despite £23million of government cuts this year

Published on 21 January 2015

Ealing Council’s cabinet has reiterated the council’s intention to freeze council tax for the seventh year running despite facing a £23.2million cut in its annual government funding from April.

Perceval House, the council's main offices in Ealing Broadway

Ealing to plant tree to mark Holocaust anniversary

Published on 19 January 2015

Ealing Council is planting a tree on Tuesday, 27 January, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day and remember all those around the world who have lost their lives as a result of acts of genocide.

Ealing's Mayor and 'mini' Mayor Colin Farah

Colin’s Mayor for the day

Published on 24 November 2014

Ealing’s Mayor, Councillor Tej Ram Bagha had some welcome assistance with his job from 9 year old Colin Farah for the Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day on 18 November.

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.

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.

Armed Forces will be hosting an information stall for residents at Greenford Carnival

WW1 centenary commemoration

Published on 30 July 2014

Members of the public are invited to join the Mayor on the steps of Ealing Town Hall on Monday 4 August to mark the 100th anniversary of Britain entering World War One.

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New cabinet members take their seats at the top table

Published on 11 June 2014

Ealing Council has unveiled the team of nine councillors who will form the cabinet, the council’s main decision making body.

Ealing Town Hall

Local and European election results

Published on 24 May 2014

The Labour Party has retained control over Ealing Council after winning a majority of seats in Thursday's local elections.

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Searching for the next youth mayor

Published on 8 April 2014

Young people who live, work or study in Ealing are invited to nominate themselves, or their friends, to become the borough’s sixth Youth Mayor.

Ealing Town Hall

Council tax frozen six years running

Published on 26 February 2014

Ealing Council last night agreed to freeze council tax for the sixth year running – keeping bills at April 2008 levels.

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Ealing Council in the running for two awards

Published on 23 January 2014

Two Ealing Council projects have made the final shortlist in the prestigious Local Government Chronicle awards.

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Book of condolence for Nelson Mandela

Published on 6 December 2013

A book of condolence has been opened by Ealing Council for Nelson Mandela at the Town Hall.

Takeover day

The leader of the council is taken over

Published on 3 December 2013

The leader of Ealing Council, Councillor Julian Bell, was shadowed for the day by a year ten student from The Cardinal Wiseman High School, Greenford, as part of Takeover Day 2013.

mock council meeting

Young people do debates and democracy

Published on 22 October 2013

Children from Featherstone Primary School, Southall, took over the council chamber on Wednesday, 16 October as part of a series of events to celebrate European Local Democracy Week.


Ealing ups pay to London Living Wage levels

Published on 24 April 2013

Ealing Council’s cabinet has agreed to increase some of the council’s lowest paid employee’s salaries to the London Living Wage (LLW) level. This includes some security, catering and cleaning staff.


Smart money is at Ealing Town Hall

Published on 10 September 2012

Residents looking for free and unbiased advice on money matters need look no further than Ealing Town Hall.

Casting a vote

How Ealing voted

Published on 4 May 2012

The results of votes cast in the elections for London Mayor and the London Assembly are now available.

Children from John Perry school take part in a mock council meeting.

Children take over the council chamber

Published on 12 October 2011

A group of children have been making the decisions at Ealing Town Hall today as part of the events to celebrate Local Democracy Week (10-14 October).

Ealing Town Hall

Council sets up panel to review the riots

Published on 4 October 2011

Ealing Council has announced the panel that will oversee the local inquiry into the riots that took place in August.

Japan after earthquake and tsunami

Council Leader's message of condolence to Japan

Published on 14 March 2011

Councillor Julian Bell, council leader, offers a message of condolence to the people of Japan.

Ealing remembers Holocaust anniversary with tree planting

Published on 17 January 2011

Ealing Council is planting a tree to mark Holocaust Memorial Day and remember all those around the world who lost their lives as a result of acts of genocide.

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