‘We all flourish when we live, share and grow together’ It’s just over four months since we launched Acton Notebook with a mission to develop a platform to support the local economy and to strengthen social capital in our community. Since lockdown we haven’t been able to deliver content as regularly as we had hoped […]

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Acton Homeless Concern are a local charity with drop-in day centres serving hot meals & drink. Their summer support project will help local families in need over the summer holidays.   The project started on Friday 17th July. Free takeaway packed lunches will be available every Tuesday and Friday from 11.30 – 13.30 until the […]

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Planning approval for Phase 8.1 and 8.2 of Acton Gardens has been secured unanimously from Ealing council, marking the next chapter in the regeneration of the former South Acton estate in west London, with construction likely to commence in winter 2020.   The next major phase for Acton Gardens will produce 336 mixed-tenure homes, comprising […]

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Acton Notebook has launched a W3 Doorstep Portraits Project to capture photos of Acton residents during Covid-19.   Over the next few weeks local photographers will be snapping residents outside their homes or at their windows. Photographs will be used for an online exhibition Over the coming weeks the photos will be uploaded to FB […]

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“Plan ahead, be active, turn eveything into a game – and throw in the towel for the day if you need to!” So is some of the advice for home schooling. And there are times when a soft playlist and some felt tips are the way forward for a calm, family living space. I came across […]

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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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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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None of us knows who might find themselves having to self-isolate because of the Coronavirus. And it is best to be prepared. 14 days – or even 7 days – at home alone is a pretty grim prospect, especially if you are new to the area, or don’t know your neighbours and have no-one you […]

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