That Was the Year That Was

Top stories from Fulham in 2010

January

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Council Issues Snow Update as Big Freeze Continues
Gritters working flat out but public advised to take care

Local Residents in New Year's Honour Lists
MBE for Fulham Society's Maya Donelan

Charlie


Charlie Hits 100 for Haiti
Amazing fund-raising achievement of seven year-old local hero

 

February

Former Borough Commander Dizaei Jailed for Corruption
Policeman dubbed "Iranian gangster" faked attack in Olympia

Prince Charles Visits Oswald Stoll Foundation
And offers support to Warrior programme for ex-service personnel

Council Agree 3% Tax Cut for Fourth Year in a Row
But LibDems call it "nothing short of pre-election bribe"

March

Standing Room Only at Crime Summit
Dangerous dogs and cyclists top of the agenda

Police Launch Murder Enquiry after Body is Found in Garden
Alderville Road garden dug up after tip-off

Latest Figures Show Fulham Property Prices are on the UpSt Johns House Fulham

Top end of market particularly buoyant

Property Developers Back in Action on Sites Across Fulham
Thousands of luxury flats and houses coming soon to SW6

 

April

They're Off! Campaigning Begins as General Election is Confirmed for May 6
Hammersmith and Fulham split into two separate constituencies

Murdered schoolby Sofyen

Teens Remanded over Victoria Station Murder of Henry Compton Schoolboy
Thousands of friends pay tribute to Sofyen

Nine Candidates Will Stand in Chelsea and Fulham
Full list of prospective MPs announced

 

London Marathon Run for Stamford the Lion
Chelsea mascot raises thousands of pounds for Help a London Child

May

Greg Hands Wins with Massive Majority in Chelsea and Fulham
Conservative candidate receives over 60% of the total vote in new constituency

Who are Fulham's New Councillors?
Results of local authority elections 2010

Chelsea FC Victory Parade

Victory Parade for League Champions Chelsea
Players and fans celebrate after 8-0 win over Wigan

Fulham Property Prices Surge by 6% in First Quarter of 2010
But overall sales slow during winter months

 

June

Vanston Place Scheme Gets Go Ahead from Council
Derelict bingo hall to be demolished

Fulham Councillor Adronie Alford is Named New Mayor
RNLI is chosen as this year's mayoral charity

Two More Boys Arrested over Sofyen Murder
19 teens charged and still in custody

July

Fulham Town Hall Could be Sold to Pay off Council DebtsFulham Town Hall

Sale would be part of "major regeneration plan"

Save Our Playhouse!
Sands End mums take rescue campaign to council cabinet

Sainsbury's Plans for Fulham Wharf Revealed
"Updated and improved" regeneration scheme on show at store

Council's Controversial Plans for Libraries
Barons Court to close, Sands End to relocate

August

Daniel Radcliffe Becomes a Father in Spooky New Role
Fulham's own film star discusses his part in Hammer Films' ghost story

GCSE Pass Rates Up for Fifth Year Running
Fulham schools shine in this year's exams

Work Begins in Autumn on Bishops Park Beach
And tennis courts, cafe, lake and play areas also get a makeover

September

Summer Sees Average Property Price Rise to over a Million
Huge demand in Fulham for top quality family homes

War of Words Breaks Out over Super Sewer
MP calls for enquiry into council's campaign against Thames tunnel

Estate Agents' Board Ban Extended across Fulham
For sale signs to vanish from conservation areas

Super Sewer Construction Site Selected
Thames Water choose vacant land on Hammersmith riverside

October

District Line train

17 District Line Trains Still Out of Service
Union claims TfL is "cutting corners"

Polo in the Park is Named Sports Attraction of the Year
And Hurlingham's big summer event will be back in 2011

 

Plan by H&F to Become Part of Super-Council
Proposal to merge services  could mean "significant" job losses

November

Council's Newspaper to be Axed
Change of mind follows crackdown on Town Hall "Pravdas"

Fulham Man in Court over Wandsworth Prison Shooting
Rupert Ross charged with Darcy Austin-Bruce's murder

West London Free School Coming to Hammersmith and Fulham?
Council "actively helping" search for local site

December

Sands End Parents Raise Thousands to Save Playhouse
Campaigners ask local people and businesses to help keep it open


Fulham is Transformed into a Winter Wonderland
Sharing your snaps of SW6 in the snow

New Look for Fulham's Riverside in 2011
Imperial Wharf marina could bring extra river services for commuters

Congestion Zone Extension is No More
West London's "Berlin Wall" is finally removed

December 31, 2010