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Parents asked for views on improving childcare

Parents and carers are urged to have their say on childcare in Hammersmith & Fulham by taking part in an online survey.

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Hospital inspector says St Mary's is inadequate while praising threatened Charing Cross

A damning independent report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), has described St Mary’s Hospital’s A&E unit as ‘inadequate’ while praising the threatened A&E unit at Charing Cross Hospital.


Council picks up bill for foster carers' council tax

H&F Council will recognise the contribution of foster carers by paying their council tax bills.


Help StreetLink fight homelessness in the borough

The charity StreetLink has asked local residents to help by getting in touch.


Christmas and New Year information (2014)

Information about recycling and rubbish collections, office and service opening hours, parking restrictions, out of hours contact numbers and much more over Christmas and New Year:

Historic Fulham pottery home up for sale

One of Fulham’s most historic homes is looking for a new owner. But it won’t come cheap.


Wild about Hammersmith – and the year ahead

A charity which helps homeless families has been given a seasonal boost.


Primary pupils race ahead in core subjects

New figures show primary school pupils in H&F are leaping ahead of their peers.


Reindeer spotted on Starch Green

Three reindeer joined Santa to switch on the Christmas tree lights at Starch Green.


Beware of distraction burglaries over Christmas period

Residents are being warned that distraction burglars have been reported in neighbouring boroughs and to remain vigilant over the Christmas period.

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Jam jamming under the Bridge

The Jam are back – well, a third of the original line-up – for a nostalgic evening under the east stand at Stamford Bridge stadium in Fulham Road.


Christmas at the Town Hall

Up to three hundred of the borough's older residents will celebrate Christmas Day together.


Hammersmith Flyover latest

Further closure dates in December announced by TfL, with work due to end in the summer of 2015.

Flyover updates

Five reasons to get your child vaccinated against flu

The following information on child flu vaccinations has been provided by the NHS.

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Help shape the future of cycling in the borough

Residents are invited to give views on how cycling in the borough can be made safer.

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Paul and Marc achieve double first with historic marriage

The first couple to enter into a civil partnership in Hammersmith & Fulham have made history once again by becoming the first to convert to marriage.

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor surprise guest at Music House carols

Pop star and local mum Sophie Ellis-Bextor isn’t just a chart buster – she  sings carols too!

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Blue plaque for former Kops Brewery in Fulham

Blue plaque unveiled to the man who brewed the UK’s very first non-alcholic beer in 1890.


Thousands flock to North End Road Festive Market

At least 10,000 people flocked to the traffic-free Festive Market that lined North End Road on Saturday, December 6 - as you can see in our video from the day.

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Shoots and Leaves grows the organic way

Brilliant businesses don’t grow on trees. But they do grow organically, says Hew Stevenson.


Fulham pupils in carol marathon for a good cause

A group of Fulham youngsters will set off on a round-the-streets carol-singing marathon.

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Tax on disability to be abolished

Hammersmith & Fulham Council will abolish home care charges for elderly and disabled people.

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Independent commission to review Accident and Emergency closures in west London

An independent commission, chaired by leading barrister Michael Mansfield QC, is being set up by four local councils in west London, who have been deeply concerned by deteriorating local hospital services.


Have your say on new storm relief sewer

Residents are encouraged to take part in a Thames Water consultation.


Local young people take over the town hall

Young people from across the borough took over the town hall.

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Council looks to transfer control of council homes to residents

Tenants and leaseholders in Hammersmith & Fulham will be offered the opportunity to take more control of their local council homes.


Brilliant Business Awards winners revealed

Independent traders made a big splash at this year’s H&F Brilliant Business Awards.

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Council funds for more bobbies than ever

There will soon be more H&F funded police officers protecting local residents.


Mobile phone parking payments trial begins in Olympia

H&F Council is trialing a new system for paying for street parking by mobile phone.