Ealing’s Local Development Framework, 9th September 2009

Tweet Ealing’s Local Development Framework (LDF) is a statutory planning requirement for the future of Ealing. Local Authorities all over the UK are at various stages of implementing their LDFs, which in Ealing’s case will replace its UDP as the planning ‘bible’ for Ealing in 2013 – for the years 2011 to 2026. The most …

The History Of West Ealing

Tweet West Ealing has a surprisingly long and interesting history. Ealing is derived from the Saxon “Gillingas” and is recorded as a settlement in the 12th century. It was originally in the middle of a great forest to the west of London. Iron-age pots have been found near Horsenden Hill. Tweet Pin It

A decision on future of Solace mental health drop-in centre due soon

Tweet We’ve covered the efforts made by users of the Solace Centre to keep it open in the face of closure in previous posts. There are various options now available and we hope the Council will agree to continue funding the centre whilst these options are explored in detail. Ealing Council’s cabinet will consider proposals …

There’s more to the Community Shop project than meets the eye

Tweet You may know the Community Shop in West Ealing Broadway but do you know about Accession Social Enterprise? The Community Shop in West Ealing Accession is a Community Interest Company that trades to tackle social problems, improve communities and people’s life chances. Accession manages social enterprise businesses across West London which provide sustainable pathways …

The battle is on to save Northfields Library

Tweet Vice Chair of WEN Eric Leach went to last night’s consultation on Northfields Library, and reports back. With standing room only at a well attended meeting last night, Ealing Council tried valiantly to defend its proposal to close Northfields Library.  The Council plans to close Hanwell, Northfields, Northolt and Perivale Libraries as part of …