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Hammersmith and Fulham Council set to reject government pressure to raise council tax

Hammersmith & Fulham Council is proposing to freeze council tax for the year ahead, rejecting suggestions from central government that it be increased.

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Crisis talks urged as hospital closure costs spiral

H&F Council leader, Cllr Stephen Cowan has called on Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to ‘act now’ as the cost of contentious changes to local health services spirals out of control.

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Fulham businesses and residents brace as National Grid gas mains replacement looms

Residents and businesses in Fulham face the start of eight months of disruption as National Grid undertakes essential pipe repairs.

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Cuts to senior town hall salaries help Hammersmith and Fulham protect vital services

Big reductions in the council’s management have played a vital role in protecting services.

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Devoted mum’s campaign raises enough for disabled swing in Wormholt Park

H&F Council is preparing to open its first fully disability-friendly playground.

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Event will bring businesses together to help traders thrive

H&F business leaders are invited to a full day of networking, education, advice and support.

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Workers break ground on first on-street EV charging points

Work has started to install the first on-street electric vehicle (EV) charging points in H&F.

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Have your say on healthcare services

H&F Council is keen for residents to share their experiences of local healthcare services.

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Share your views on the council’s new arts strategy

H&F Council wants your views on making the arts and culture scene even more vibrant.

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Have your say on Thames Water’s chosen sewer works sites

Thames Water has announced new sites in Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea for the construction of the Counters Creek storm relief sewer.

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It’s free to surf while you stroll Hammersmith and Fulham’s turf

Everyone can now get free Wi-Fi on the go in the borough’s town centres thanks to a deal rolled out by H&F Council.

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“Deeply flawed hospital plans must be halted immediately,” says Michael Mansfield QC

Landmark report says plans threaten fundamental principles of the NHS and provide “no realistic prospect of achieving good quality accessible healthcare for all.”

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Council secures roof of collapsed flat in Uxbridge Road

Here is the dramatic moment that high winds caused a roof to collapse in Shepherds Bush.

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Government must rule out Heathrow third runway now

H&F Council says the government should decisively rule out a third Heathrow runway now.

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Club of the Year award for athletics club that is heartbeat of sport in Hammersmith and Fulham

A White City sports club has added to its rich history after being named ‘Club of the Year’.

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Are you a young first time mum? Make the most of expert help and become a confident parent

If you’re a first-time mum and aged 19 or under, you can get extra parenthood support.

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Council to give residents vote on transfer of homes to community ownership

At a Cabinet meeting on 7 December, Hammersmith & Fulham Council voted to back the recommendation of the Independent Residents’ Commission on Council Housing.

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Hammersmith and Fulham Council in the news: Coverage of the Independent Healthcare Commission report launch

H&F Council hit the headlines with the Independent Healthcare Commission report.

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Window replacement programme offers bright outlook for Hammersmith and Fulham school children

Pupils in schools across Hammersmith & Fulham are set to get a clearer view on life.

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Would you like to rent a garage to store your motorbike or car?

The council has the opportunity for residents to rent a number of garages conveniently located at more than 30 sites right across the borough.

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Residents praise police and raise key concerns at Hammersmith and Fulham crime roadshows

Residents praised the hard work by local bobbies to keep people safe despite government cuts during a series of crime roadshows.

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Construction of two new ‘SuDS’ schemes in Hammersmith and Fulham to begin in January

Work on two new Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) schemes will begin in the new year.

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Residents and council recognise brilliant local businesses

The hard work and excellent service of businesses in Hammersmith & Fulham were celebrated on 19 November at the council’s 2015 Brilliant Business Awards.

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European boost for programme tackling childhood obesity

A new programme tackling childhood obesity in H&F is first in UK to team up with European schemes.

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Residents reap cash rewards for their great recycling

Top recyclers from across the borough have received cash prizes in a special presentation.

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Reprieve for Amnesty International’s bookshop as it opens its doors in Hammersmith once again

Amnesty’s much-loved charity bookshop is back thanks to a little help from H&F Council.

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A staggering 71 per cent of local people support a 20mph speed limit

Almost three-quarters of respondents support the proposals for a reduced borough-wide speed limit.

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Reduce waste by sending unwanted household items through The Loop

Unwanted household goods look rather unsightly and cause a headache for residents.

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Thames Water rethink Counters Creek sewer proposal

The council has been able to persuade Thames Water to rethink some of their worst proposals.

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Find out how the council can help you keep children safe

Want to understand more about protecting children? Come along to a taster session.

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Pioneering residents’ commission says council houses should be transferred to community ownership

H&F’s pioneering Residents’ Commission on Council Housing recommend that the council transfer ownership of its homes to a local, not-for-profit, community-owned housing organisation.

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Hammersmith and Fulham launches strategy that aims to start safe cycling revolution

Hammersmith & Fulham Council has launched its strategy to revolutionise cycling and make the borough’s roads safer for everyone, including pedestrians.

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