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Title Summary Month Year
Walpole Now 93

In this issue, we report on the AGM, kindly hosted by and held at UWL. The Chair reported on the year's activities, with a particular focus on the increasing number of planning applications reviewed. The Guest Speaker was Paul Nasjarek, CEO of Ealing Council, giving his personal insights into his first 15 months in office.

August 2017
Walpole Now 92

Spring has arrived in Ealing - wonderful cherry blossom - and now new trees are being planted to replace the 92 that have been removed by the Council. Can you think of a "concrete wasteland" location that would benefit from some Mayoral funding? Fundamentally, we continue to respond, often with objections, to Planning Applications (for example 20 out of 51 recent applications).

April 2017
Walpole Now 91

Christmas Rush Edition - the new website is live; The February 2017 Music and Film (Valentine) Festival is on the near horizon: Celebrating Ealing's Cultural Heart again

December 2016
Walpole Now 90

Report on the AGM held at UWL, including update on 9-42 The Broadway and a reflection on the future of amenity associations; update on the July Walpole Ward Forum; the Park Watch update on the bees; a report on the Walpole Blues Festival

August 2016
Walpole Now 89

Update on key planning issues, West Ealing and Crossrail; Police panel meeting and ASB; a report from the Ealing Music and FIlm Festival; Park Watch - Spring and Pitzhanger Manor; a Festive Neighbourhood Watch Event.

April 2016
Walpole Now 88

The Christmas report: AGM - at UWL Pillars Restaurant, a great venue; Planning Applications, especially 9-42 The Broadway and the Cinema Site; a plea for Back Numbers from our Editor; Park Watch; outreach and Civic Society award; the Half Marathon; the Mela and Picturehouse Travelling Cinema.

December 2015
Walpole Now 87

"Happy Lammas Day", Tesco's abandoned application, licensing, the Ealing Club; Wheelie Bins; all change at Police SNT; June Ward Forum; Park Watch: the Summer Festival, successful park activities and 'Highly Commended' award; Loveday Road Neighbourhood Watch launch

August 2015
Walpole Now 86

Tesco have withdrawn their applications, British Land are working on the Ealing Broadway Centre, Benson Elliott are preparing their plans for the north side of The Broadway, and objection to an off-sales alcohol licence, news of a new "Premium Parking Permit" and problems with recycling; reflection on The Ealing Music and Film Festival, particularly the EYO and Tenebrae; Park Watch reported on Spring and snagging, Pitzhanger closure for restoration and bees, and on Perivale Wood; The Ealing Safer Neighbourhood Board.

March 2015
Walpole Now 85

The Tesco Planning Application in South Ealing Road, the closure of the local Barclays Bank branch, a licensing application in South Ealing Road and the latest news of the Ealing Broadway Centre; the Council's latest Community Website "Bubble"; The formal opening of the refurbished Walpole Park; and a special article "Going to Church in 1816"

December 2014
Walpole Now 84

New Chairman (another Chapman!) and a change of Membership Secretary; a talk from our MP, Angie Bray; reflections on what has happened and hopefully what will happen (a new website?); Our Parks Person reports on "Success in the Park"; Improvements at St John's Parade; and update on Radbourne Walk

July 2014