10 July , 2020

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What's Happened in Brentford

Huge 5G Mast Proposed for Boston Manor Playing Fields
Monopole would be three times the height of nearby trees

Parking Space Squeeze Feared Due to Orchard Road Housing Plan
Council want to build over car park used by residents

Brentford Man Arrested After Criminals' Messaging System Hacked
Police say anti-organised crime operation largest ever

+ Thorgills +
In 2019 Thorgills sold over three times more properties in TW8 than any other agent

Parking in Brentford Reduced Due To Extended Bus Lane Operation
Bays on the High Street no longer available during the day

ANPR Cameras To Be Used in Gunnersbury Park Car Park
Private company to receive revenue from fines

Plant Exchange and Sale in Market Place this Sunday
Brentford Voice raising funds for the Hounslow Community Foodbox

+ Syon Park Gardens Open From Wednesday To Sunday +
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Weekly Update From Councillor Guy Lambert
Appalling landlords, classic cars and mysterious caterpillars

London Museum of Water & Steam Reopening to Public
Free access to be given to outdoor spaces

Three Potholed Local Roads To Be Resurfaced
Nominated by residents as part of the borough's Pothole Pledge scheme

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New Data Reveals Full Extent of Covid-19 Cases in Local Boroughs
Even with 'Pillar 2' figures level at a fraction of that seen in Leicester

Council Say Pub Reopening Weekend Incident Free
Not a single report of any trouble made to the police in the borough

Piccadilly Line Signalling Upgrade Delay Confirmed
Mayor says project paused until finances resolved with government

+ Brentford Through Time by Gillian Clegg +
This book attempts to convey something of the flavour of the gritty old town

Thousands Without Facemasks Stopped from Boarding Buses
TfL seeking to raise public awareness of requirements

Pro-NHS Protesters Claim Local Service Being Betrayed
Covid-19 'providing cover' for further downgrade of Ealing Hospital

Disruption on Public Transport in Brentford
Tube and train services hit by engineering works this weekend

Forthcoming Roadworks in Brentford
Traffic delays likely in the local area due to lane and road closures

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New town name?  Brentford on Thames

Brentford Market

Herbicide and Weed Management

Brentford Sorting Office Closure

Kew Gardens parking

Hounslow Highways & Fly-tipping

High Street Bus Lane Extension  - no parking on High Street

News From Nearby

Ealing: Gurnell Leisure Centre Unlikely To Reopen
Council say huge pressure on finances makes operation uneconomic

Hammersmith: Stab Wounds of Man in Hammersmith 'Self-inflicted'
Air ambulance landed on St. Peter's Square communal garden to aid victim

Ealing: Ealing School Burgled Day After Boris Johnson Visit
Tools stolen from construction site at Ealing Fields High School

Ealing: Moment Tree Falls Down in Ealing Caught on Camera
Dramatic footage shows pedestrians narrowly avoiding being crushed

Chiswick: Murder Case Range Rover Driven Through Chiswick
Information sought about white vehicle in connection with Askew Road shooting

Shepherd's Bush: Largest Ever Seizure of Crystal Meth and MDMA Made in White City
Local man pleads guilty importing drugs worth over £2million

Acton: Lengthy Jail Sentences for Pair Who Killed Acton Drug Dealer
Bodybuilder Paul Tong battered to death with his weights

Shepherd's Bush:Police Officers Injured Breaking Up Unlicensed White City Music Event
Crowd became hostile and threw bricks and other missiles

Fulham: Police Swoop on Fulham Flat in Anti-Organised Crime Operation
Three arrested after criminals' encrypted message system hacked

Wimbledon: Haile Selassie Statue Is Destroyed In Wimbledon's Cannizaro Park
Incident is thought to be linked to unrest in Ethiopia after singer shot dead

Wandsworth: Woman Seriously Injured in Wandsworth High Street Collision
Three people hurt after being hit by van

Shepherd's Bush: Harrods Outlet Store Now Open in Westfield
Replacement for Debenhams offering excess stock from Knightsbridge shop

Wimbledon: Ten-Storey Wimbledon Block Plans Approved In Controversial Vote
Town centre scheme gets go-ahead despite committee vote confusion

Fulham: Fulham Boys School Site To Be Turned Into Housing
100 flats to be built over school's temporary base in West Kensington

Hammersmith: Which Pubs in Hammersmith are Set To Reopen ?
List of those reopening this Saturday or over the next week

Wandsworth: Huge Earlsfield Development Gets Planning Approval
Over 400 flats in development by King George’s Park

Putney: Putney MP Starts Petition To Save Animal Hospital
Fleur Anderson wants to stop RSPCA closing Putney facility

Jobs in Brentford

Temporary Packing Room Assistant at Teapigs - Full-time(6 months)
Picking and packing orders for our e- customers and generally helping keep the place moving

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