Local filmmakers are being given an opportunity to submit their short film (15 mins or less), and mark themselves as a new talent in a variety of  film categories: Documentary, Horror, Experimental, Smartphone, and many more! Ealing Film Festival is an opportunity for people of all ages, social and cultural backgrounds to take part and […]

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Get set…..PAINT
24 September

This week saw the start of Acton Unframed’s Mural number 3 in Newburgh road. A collaboration between Brooklyn based artist Joel Bergner aka @Joelartista, and some of the pupils at Derwentwater Primary school, on whose 30 meter roadside walls it will live. The foundations of this project sprang from a challenge local gallery, JG Contemporary, […]

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Acton Unframed unveils plans for mural no.3. The artwork is being created by the Brooklyn based mural artist Joel Bergner and will be painted on the 30 metre outside wall of Derwentwater Primary School  at the top end of Newburgh Rd, Acton W3. The mural born out of a desire to create a memory to […]

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What is a Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN)? A low traffic neighbourhood is one where through traffic is restricted with barriers, bollards or planters to create traffic free areas and to encourage more walking and cycling. According to London Living Streets, low-traffic neighbourhoods in areas of London have proved to  be life-changing for the residents who […]

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During the month of August, the Government has launched the Eat Out to Help Out scheme to support the hospitality sector, so we’ve compiled a list of some of the local restaurants in Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Shepherds Bush taking part. Customers can get a 50% discount when they eat in on a Monday, Tuesday […]

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Transport for London is currently developing plans for housing nearby Bollo Lane, including an area of land on Gunnersbury Lane which is home to The London Transport Museum’s Acton depot. If TfL’s plans go ahead, the overflow storage facility from the Covent Garden museum will need to be rebuilt and the huge collection of transport […]

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The doors to fruit and vegetable purveyor’s Basil & Tom’s on Churchfield Road closed 3 months ago in-line with COVID-19 government guidelines and a date is now set for the re-opening. During lockdown, Basil & Tom’s has been running a delivery-only service for their fresh fruit, vegetables and essentials box. As well as a return […]

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Hit hardest by lockdown are many of the local Churchfield road businesses who have had to find  new ways to sell. One such company is Otto Trading, a home interiors shop run by Liz Bauwens with a range of stylish & eclectic gifts, homeware & jewellery. Like many business owners, Liz was forced to close […]

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Scrolling through our local social media feeds these past few months, we have come to the realisation that Acton has its fair share of high calibre chefs and foodies. We’ve been salivating over the delicious dishes being prepared in kitchens throughout Acton and so thought we’d do a foodie series to showcase some of the […]

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We feel a strange mix of anxiety and excitement. Anxiety of the unknown. Excitement of being back where we belong with the children Teachers and staff at Old Oak primary school in west London are on tenterhooks, a week after reception year one and six pupils returned to classes across England in a controversial phased reopening […]

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