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Gauntlet laid down on hospital demolition plans as health bosses told to ‘think again’

A delegation from Hammersmith & Fulham Council has met with health chiefs to demand that they halt plans to demolish Charing Cross Hospital and replace local A&Es.

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Government reverses decision on Fulham Boys' School

Jubilant staff, pupils and families are celebrating a dramatic turnaround in Fulham Boys’ School’s fortunes.

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Shared council services probe

Three independent critical friends from the worlds of business, policy and academia are set to review the ‘tri-borough’ shared council services model in a drive to improve performance and deliver further savings to taxpayers.

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Another fun-filled summer ahead

This summer’s most exciting events and days out for young people in west London have been condensed into this year’s ‘Summer in the City’ booklet, out now.

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New administration outlines early savings

As part of a bold new approach to reduce town hall spending, £4million of in-year savings approved.

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Have a healthy summer in borough parks

Parks across the borough will be hosting a variety of fun activities over the summer.

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Residents share views about cycling, air quality and parks

Residents and local groups have been thanked for sharing their views about transport and environment issues at the first meeting of a new-look council committee.

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Playday in the park

Playday is being held in Ravenscourt Park on August 6, with an exciting range of family activities.

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Party for library reopening

Hammersmith Library was officially reopened  on July 2 by the Mayor of H&F.

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Wandsworth Council to close Putney Bridge

Putney Bridge is closed to all vehicles from Monday, July 14 for essential maintenance.

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Get on your bike during the summer of sport

Cycle opportunities in H&F - including training in cycle safety and maintenance.

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Special needs transport – emotional evidence heard

Evidence given to the council’s new children and education policy and accountability committee has uncovered worrying failures with the new special needs transport service.

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Breathing new life into our high streets

In one of the first results of the new council’s fresh approach to making policy, residents and businesses are going to play a central role in reviving Hammersmith and Fulham’s high streets.

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Sign up now for a chance to reduce your energy bills this winter

Residents squeezed by rising energy costs could finally have some respite after H&F Council joined a collective purchasing scheme which could save residents hundreds of pounds a year.

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No to ‘anti-democratic’ Old Oak land-grab, says council

A proposal to take local planning powers away at Old Oak are ‘an anti-democratic land grab’.

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Khat drug ban now in operation

A ban Khat has come into effect after the Government decided to make it a Class C drug.

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Success for Celebrating Fulham

Hundreds of residents gathered on Parsons Green on Saturday for one of the final events of the annual Celebrating Fulham festival.

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Take to the court in the summer of sport

A search is taking place in H&F this summer to discover the best young basketball players.

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Dog lovers lap up Hurlingham Park Dog Show

Canine contenders battled it out for prizes at the Hurlingham Park Dog Show.

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Work continues on Flyover

Click the link below for more information about continuing Hammersmith Flyover road works.

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RideLondon 2014

RideLondon is passing through the borough on Sunday August 10 - find out more here.

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Hammersmith and Fulham to trial radical new approach to child protection

An innovative way of delivering child protection services is to be piloted in the borough, transforming the way social care teams work with families to prevent children suffering harm and abuse.

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Free cultural walking tours this summer

A series of summer cultural walking tours in H&F begin later this month.

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Views sought on plans for Sulivan and New King's schools

An H&F Council Cabinet meeting on Monday 23 June decided to publish proposals to revoke the previous decision to amalgamate Sulivan and New King's schools in Fulham.

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Residents’ Heathrow noise concerns raised at airports debate

Airports Commission reminded that Heathrow expansion would adversely impact thousands of west London residents living under the flight path with more sleepless nights and serious noise complaints.

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New mayor and deputy elected

Long-standing councillor Mercy Umeh has become the new Mayor of Hammersmith & Fulham.

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New administration sworn in at meeting

A lively annual general council meeting of H&F Council saw a new leader and cabinet formally take office, along with a new mayor and deputy mayor (on June 16).

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The Brownies Big Bench Wash in Bishop’s Park

Benches in Bishop’s Park were given a good scrub by the 25th Fulham (All Saints) Brownies.

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Riders race to opening of new BMX bike track

A new BMX bike track has been officially unveiled at Wormwood Scrubs.

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Improvements to Goldhawk Road

Work begins next Monday (June 30) to improve one of Shepherds Bush’s busiest roads in a £3.8m major revamp.

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New health centre welcome but not at expense of Accident and Emergency closure

Improvements in local community health services are welcome but should not be at the expense of critical hospital care, warns H&F Council.

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Updated council logo symbolises a new era of listening

An updated red, white and blue logo has been unveiled by Hammersmith & Fulham Council.

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Dinosaur Douglas helps children avoid dental disasters

A campaign to encourage better dental health in children has an inspiring new leader...

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Letter from Stephen Cowan, Hammersmith and Fulham Council’s leader-elect

Getting elected is a humbling experience but it’s a particularly humbling experience to become the new council leader for our wonderful borough. My colleagues and I will work hard and will endeavour to improve H&F for all who live and work here.

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Find out about fostering at information events

Find out all about fostering at a series of upcoming fostering information events.

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Broadband vouchers for businesses

Small businesses in H&F can apply to speed up their broadband connection.

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