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Local Death Toll Starts To Rise Again As Infections Soar
Local Death Toll Starts To Rise Again As Infections Soar

Fulham currently has case rates among the highest in London

Bike Club Founder Named in Cycling UK
Bike Club Founder Named in Cycling UK's 100 Women in Cycling

Alexandra Rico-Lloyd started UK’s first kids bike subscription service

Fulham Schoolgirl Proves To Be a Bright Spark
Fulham Schoolgirl Proves To Be a Bright Spark

Park Walk Primary pupil wins diploma for exceptional academic potential

20 Metre High Geyser Seen Next To Hammersmith Bridge
20 Metre High Geyser Seen Next To Hammersmith Bridge

Heavy rains believed to have lead to increased pressure in nearby sewage pipes

Mayor To Hold Cross Party Violent Crime Summit
Mayor To Hold Cross Party Violent Crime Summit

This year set to be the worst ever for teenage homicides

Mayor Urges Government To Act Over
Mayor Urges Government To Act Over 'Pingdemic'

Concerned about impact on transport and emergency services as well as businesses

Covid-19 Admissions on the Rise in Local Hospitals
Covid-19 Admissions on the Rise in Local Hospitals

Number on mechanical ventilation remains low for each site

Huge Relief at Hammersmith Bridge Reopening
Huge Relief at Hammersmith Bridge Reopening

One man's commute, that was taking up to two hours, now 10 minutes

Free Bulky Waste Collections Offered After Flooding
Free Bulky Waste Collections Offered After Flooding

Service available in roads worst hit by Monday's heavy rainfall

Wave of Tributes for Veteran Labour Councillor
Wave of Tributes for Veteran Labour Councillor

Colin Aherne's death triggers by election in White City and Wormholt ward

Surprise Announcement on Hammersmith Bridge Reopening
Surprise Announcement on Hammersmith Bridge Reopening

Access to pedestrians and cyclists to be restored this weekend

Hammersmith Bridge Ferry May Be Delayed Further
Hammersmith Bridge Ferry May Be Delayed Further

Standard reports significant objections from residents and rowing clubs

Fulham
Fulham's High Covid Rate Blamed on Low Vaccine Take Up

Area one of worst affected in London by Delta variant

Local School Kids Set Up Shop on Fulham Broadway
Local School Kids Set Up Shop on Fulham Broadway

Made chutneys and jams from fruit and veg picked on a farm visit

Festival of Football For Local Primary School Girls
Festival of Football For Local Primary School Girls

Children delight to be back playing sport after frustrations of lockdown

Turn Your Road into a Playground
Turn Your Road into a Playground

Council encouraging residents to apply for Play Streets

Heathrow Boss Calls for Relaxation of Restrictions
Heathrow Boss Calls for Relaxation of Restrictions

Says self-isolation should not be required on return from US and EU

Planned Review of London Bus Services Postponed
Planned Review of London Bus Services Postponed

Exercise would have likely resulted in further cuts to schedules

Met
Met's Marine Policing Unit Says Stay Out of the River

Reminder of danger of entering Thames issued ahead of summer holidays

Banned Farmer
Banned Farmer's Market Organiser Takes Council To Court

Man behind Ravenscourt Park and Bishop's Park markets sues the borough

Counter Terror Chief Warns Against Complacency
Counter Terror Chief Warns Against Complacency

Sixteen years on from 7 July attacks 'substantial' number of investigations ongoing

100 Free Bikes To Be Given Out in the Borough
100 Free Bikes To Be Given Out in the Borough

Pedal Back Cycles teams up with local charity to present to those in need

Fulham Law Student Wins Prize in National Competition
Fulham Law Student Wins Prize in National Competition

Lou Lou Curry argued for reform of law relating to LGBTQ+ asylum seekers

Fulham Motorbike Dealer Encouraging Customers to Go Electric
Fulham Motorbike Dealer Encouraging Customers to Go Electric

Chelsea Motorcycles offered test rides of pollution free bike

Knives Used During Mass Brawl on Wandsworth Bridge Road
Knives Used During Mass Brawl on Wandsworth Bridge Road

Six people arrested after fight breaks out in a bar

Stamford Bridge Turned into Mass Vaccination Centre
Stamford Bridge Turned into Mass Vaccination Centre

Jab drive launched in response to local surge in Covid-19 cases

Local Donations Pay for
Local Donations Pay for 'Life-changing' Minibus for Age UK

Lillian Urban became face of campaign to raise funds for new vehicle

Covid-19 Infections Rise Particularly Sharply Across Fulham
Covid-19 Infections Rise Particularly Sharply Across Fulham

Cases more than double in SW6 area over latest week

Airports Commission Chair Would
Airports Commission Chair Would 'Redo Numbers' on Third Runway

Sir Howard Davies casts doubt on viability of Heathrow expansion

Housing Minister
Housing Minister 'Calls In' Summerskill House Plan

Public enquiry likely into 20 storey building proposed on Clem Attlee estate

Fulham Property Developer Takes on Channel Swim
Fulham Property Developer Takes on Channel Swim

Suzanne Mason raising funds for the Children's Air Ambulance

Maystar Estate Residents Fear Big Renovation Bills
Maystar Estate Residents Fear Big Renovation Bills

Council wants to charge leaseholders in West Ken over £30,000

District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August
District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August

Track replacement work taking place on parts of both lines

Hammersmith Bridge Ferry Now Due in September
Hammersmith Bridge Ferry Now Due in September

Much delayed service might begin after the start of the school term

Big Changes Proposed for Hammersmith and Fulham & Chelsea Seats
Big Changes Proposed for Hammersmith and Fulham & Chelsea Seats

Boundary commission suggesting radical redrawing of local political map

Violent Crime
Violent Crime 'Suppressed' To Pre-pandemic Levels

Senior Met officer says bounce back in offending after lockdown to be expected

Tube Passenger Numbers Expected To Recover Slowly
Tube Passenger Numbers Expected To Recover Slowly

Not likely to get close to pre-pandemic levels until next March

Search is on for Fulham
Search is on for Fulham's 'Tofu Two'

Two women caught on camera stealing from food delivery boxes

Hammersmith & Fulham Council Leader Urges NHS Data Opt Out
Hammersmith & Fulham Council Leader Urges NHS Data Opt Out

Fears that information could be sold to corporations

Hospital Admissions Low Despite Rising Covid Infection Rates
Hospital Admissions Low Despite Rising Covid Infection Rates

Number of people in intensive care locally not increasing

Government Offers To Pay for Third of Hammersmith Bridge Repair
Government Offers To Pay for Third of Hammersmith Bridge Repair

Support provided as part of funding package for TfL

Get Your Covid Vaccine Jab Now If You are Aged 30 or Over
Get Your Covid Vaccine Jab Now If You are Aged 30 or Over

Hammersmith & Fulham residents no longer need invitation from GP

Call Made To Stop the Conversion of Shops into Homes
Call Made To Stop the Conversion of Shops into Homes

Think tank believes permitted development rights ruining high street

E-scooter Enabled Crime Rising Quickly
E-scooter Enabled Crime Rising Quickly

Over 500 offences recorded in London over last year

Met Makes Its Largest Ever Cash Seizure in Fulham
Met Makes Its Largest Ever Cash Seizure in Fulham

Over £5million of drug dealers' proceeds found in flat on Britannia Road

Primary School Pupils Clean Up Lillie Road Rec
Primary School Pupils Clean Up Lillie Road Rec

Children from Queen’s Manor Primary School help plant trees

Hammersmith Bridge Could Partially Open This Summer
Hammersmith Bridge Could Partially Open This Summer

Government funding package might allow use by pedestrians and cyclists

London Homelessness Could Reach Record Level by Christmas
London Homelessness Could Reach Record Level by Christmas

Housing crisis likely due to end of eviction ban, Covid funding and furlough

Local Drug Gang Planned to Pose as NHS Workers
Local Drug Gang Planned to Pose as NHS Workers

Mother and son duo laundered cash for one of London's largest coke dealers

London
London's Biggest New Theatre in Over 40 Years To Open in Olympia

Trafalgar Entertainment sign contract to operate 1,575 seat venue

Fulham Town Hall To Reopen Temporarily To The Public
Fulham Town Hall To Reopen Temporarily To The Public

Free exhibition to be held featuring work of 100 local artists

Family of Foxes Take Over Abandoned Fulham House
Family of Foxes Take Over Abandoned Fulham House

Cubs seen playing in the garden of property on Reporton Road

Fulham Teenager Has Delicious Fundraising Idea for RSPCA
Fulham Teenager Has Delicious Fundraising Idea for RSPCA

Bella names 'Doodles Chocolates' after her dog

Legal Challenge Made To Farmers
Legal Challenge Made To Farmers' Market Ban

Lawyers claim council is using Covid-19 restrictions as a pretext

Imperial Studios Development Gets Green Light
Imperial Studios Development Gets Green Light

Sands End offices will provide facilities for people working from home

Protests To Be Held Over
Protests To Be Held Over 'Stealth Privatisation' of Local GP Surgery

Demo against takeover taking place outside the Cassidy Centre

Financial Boost for Barons Court Project
Financial Boost for Barons Court Project

Homeless centre receives donation from property developer

Advice and Reassurance Issued over Dognapping in Fulham
Advice and Reassurance Issued over Dognapping in Fulham

Police deny there is local epidemic but say owners should be vigilant

Owner of Fulham Plastic Surgery Clinic Faces Legal Action
Owner of Fulham Plastic Surgery Clinic Faces Legal Action

Clients of Transform fear personal data compromised in hack

Call for Changes To South Fulham Traffic Scheme
Call for Changes To South Fulham Traffic Scheme

Residents claim Wandsworth Bridge Road constantly at a standstill

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Little Voices Summer Camps
Little Voices Summer Camps

Bookings now open

Fulham Fest Planned for This August
Fulham Fest Planned for This August

Chamber music festival aiming to make classical music less stuffy

Riverside Artists Group Holding Annual Exhibition
Riverside Artists Group Holding Annual Exhibition

33 artists present work on theme of 'I Dreamt I Woke Up'

Men: Are You Overweight And Trying For A Child?
Men: Are You Overweight And Trying For A Child?

Why not take part in a FREE weight loss programme?

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Fulham
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Fulham

Tubes and train services affected due to engineering works

Forthcoming Roadworks in Fulham
Forthcoming Roadworks in Fulham

Expect traffic delays in the SW6 area due to road closures

Lyric To Stage The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Lyric To Stage The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Major revival of award-winning play coming this autumn

Four Day Tube Strike Planned for August
Four Day Tube Strike Planned for August

RMT in dispute over abolition of Night Tube driver grade

125 Years of the Kelmscott Chaucer To Be Marked
125 Years of the Kelmscott Chaucer To Be Marked

Described as the crowning glory of William Morris's book printing venture

Lyric Hammersmith To Reopen With a Triple Bill
Lyric Hammersmith To Reopen With a Triple Bill

Three new plays to be staged to live audiences in the summer

Irish Cultural Centre Launches Free Hotline
Irish Cultural Centre Launches Free Hotline

Even technophobes can now access weekly lunchtime performances

Riverside Artists Group To Post Daily Postcards
Riverside Artists Group To Post Daily Postcards

Messages From Somewhere will showcase work of its members

Local Sight Loss Support Group Hosts Meeting
Local Sight Loss Support Group Hosts Meeting

Group telephone call organised for Hammersmith & Fulham by the Macular Society

This Year
This Year's Ride London Event Cancelled

Festival of cycling was due to take place in May

Fulham Palace Cat Features in New Children
Fulham Palace Cat Features in New Children's Book

Stories inspired by Edmund the resident feline

Over Fifth of Lyric Hammersmith Staff Face the Sack
Over Fifth of Lyric Hammersmith Staff Face the Sack

Artistic director says move is needed to ensure theatre's survival

Fulham Woman’s Workout Marathon for Diabetes UK
Fulham Woman’s Workout Marathon for Diabetes UK

Lisa Galt to undertake 100 'sweaty sweats' before end of the year

New Live Music Venue To Open at Olympia London
New Live Music Venue To Open at Olympia London

4.400 capacity will be biggest in West London larger than Hammersmith Apollo

Fulham Farmers
Fulham Farmers' Market Set To Open on Wednesdays

Event now bi-weekly with other trading day on Saturday

Burnt Orange Theatre to Offer Young Company Sessions
Burnt Orange Theatre to Offer Young Company Sessions

Aim to provide opportunities free of charge through fundraising effort

Little Voices After School Clubs Continue Online
Little Voices After School Clubs Continue Online

Local school works through current limitations

Riverside Studios Launch Virtual Riverside
Riverside Studios Launch Virtual Riverside

Programme of free online films and community events during lockdown

H&F Extinction Rebellion
H&F Extinction Rebellion's Weekly Meetings Go Virtual

Get involved online every Tuesday and give your views on the New Normal

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A full list of events in the SW6 area

Lifestyle

It Shouldn
It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber

The Italian Plumber: “Now that you've finished that…” Part 1

Introducing Home Aware from Home Instead
Introducing Home Aware from Home Instead

The UK's leading home care provider

New Italian Restaurant Opening in Fulham
New Italian Restaurant Opening in Fulham

Casacosta on North End Road started life in lockdown as a shop

Damning Food Hygiene Report for Fulham Takeaway
Damning Food Hygiene Report for Fulham Takeaway

Inspectors described condition of East Ocean's equipment as 'disgusting'

Pizza Express to Close Fulham Palace Road Branch
Pizza Express to Close Fulham Palace Road Branch

Restaurant opposite Charing Cross Hospital one of 73 axed nationally

The Challenge of Making the Peartree a Pub Again
The Challenge of Making the Peartree a Pub Again

Daz Seager describes the path to normality as a minefield

Fulham Restaurant Transformed into Grocery Store
Fulham Restaurant Transformed into Grocery Store

La Pizzica adapts quickly to meet needs of community during pandemic

Harwood Arms Named Country
Harwood Arms Named Country's Best Gastropub

Head chef Sally Abe's cooking takes Fulham pub to number one spot

Fulham House Prices See Double Digit Rise in 2020
Fulham House Prices See Double Digit Rise in 2020

SW6 said to be particularly vulnerable to stamp duty cliff edge

Property

Fulham House Prices Vulnerable To Eurobanker Flight
Fulham House Prices Vulnerable To Eurobanker Flight

No significant falls in the area during pandemic but local agents wary

Average Fulham House Price Reaches Record High During Lockdown
Average Fulham House Price Reaches Record High During Lockdown

One detached property in SW6 changes hands for £8,000,000

Huge Fulham Riverside Development Increased in Size
Huge Fulham Riverside Development Increased in Size

Over 200 new flats on Currys PC World site in towers up to 12 storeys high

Go Ahead for Boutique Hotel Plans for Fulham Town Hall
Go Ahead for Boutique Hotel Plans for Fulham Town Hall

Restaurant to open at ground floor and concert hall to become co-working space

Time Limit on Chelsea
Time Limit on Chelsea's Stadium Plans Expires

Permission to expand capacity to 60,000 has elapsed

Community

What Happens To Asylum Seekers in Hammersmith & Fulham
What Happens To Asylum Seekers in Hammersmith & Fulham

Home Office reported to be housing them in five hotels in the borough

Local Schoolgirl Wins Jack Petchey Award
Local Schoolgirl Wins Jack Petchey Award

Foundations recognises work of Kiah Greenidge in making PPE for nurses

Hammersmith & Fulham Rugby Youngsters Raise £50,000 for NHS
Hammersmith & Fulham Rugby Youngsters Raise £50,000 for NHS

Ball passed by players the distance between Twickenham and Murrayfield

Local Family Haven Seeks Funding
Local Family Haven Seeks Funding

Battersea Park Children’s Zoo sets up Crowdfunder to help safeguard animals

H&F Council Seek To Mobilise Volunteer Army
H&F Council Seek To Mobilise Volunteer Army

Fit and able residents urged to join community action network to help the vulnerable

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