When things stand still, it could be the perfect time to align and prepare for a new awakening. In business, changing environments are nothing new. Change creates new opportunities. In my own experience, success has always come from moving with the changes, reinventing and innovating to make work balance with home life, (as much as […]

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Feeling anxious, tense and overwhelmed? Why we all need to practice stillness. Are you waking up and instantly reaching for your phone first thing in the morning? Do you lie in bed browsing news sites and social media for hours? Through the day, are you continuously checking notifications on the multitude of what’s app groups […]

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As I try to avoid supermarkets as much as possible, the alarming empty supermarket shelfies* just made me want to continue buying as much as possible from local shops This morning, just like every morning since about a week ago, it seems that London is a strange, empty place as we are all grappling with […]

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The way in which the W3 Community has pulled together to set up the Acton Covid Support Group, since lockdown began has been remarkable. The coming period will be extremely challenging for all of us, but we will get through it by working together and supporting each other.⠀ ⠀⠀ In order to ensure there is […]

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Acton Covid Support Group (ACSG) is a voluntary group to support the Acton neighbourhood through lockdown. We are connected through over 40 WhatsApp groups linked to a central ACSG Street Reps Group that has local council representation. We are working to support Acton residents, businesses and volunteer groups. As a neighbourhood we will aim to […]

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Elderly and vulnerable residents self-isolating during the Covid-19 crisis are at risk of being exploited by strangers and cold callers posing as helpful neighbours in order to scam them, the Local Government Association has warned. The LGA, which represents councils across England and Wales, is concerned that fraudsters are playing on the fear created by […]

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Britain’s leading supermarkets have overhauled their operations and moved to restrict the quantity of household essentials customers can buy at any one visit after widespread panic buying across the country in the wake of the outbreak of Covid-19. It follows an open letter pleading with customers to refrain from stockpiling during the crisis failed to […]

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Acton Notebook has already blazed a trail with excellent local coverage and public-spirited news. Information is power, but the terminal decline in local journalism threatens to harm our neighbourhoods and society at large. The 2019 Caincross Review for a sustainable future for journalism agreed as much tracing the Grenfell fire tragedy where 71 died to […]

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We’ve been home schooling since Monday and though we have found routine to be a saviour till know, we’re wondering how we’ll fair in the long run. Here is a message that I received this morning that resonated and hope that you will find useful too. Dear parents with school aged children You might be […]

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Demand is through the roof and Ocado has shut its website, now we must turn to our local businesses who also need our support to get through the next few weeks and months. The government has granted permission for pubs and restaurants to operate as takeaways as part of coronavirus response. Planning rules will be […]

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