That Was The Year That Was

Top Shepherd's Bush stories from 2010

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January

Local Pavements Remain Icy as Salt Stocks Dwindle
Grit supplies run low as cold weather bites

New Health Centre Welcomes First Patients
Facility built on former Canberra School playground

Local Discovery Helps Earthquake Victims
Hope for Haiti thanks to Hammersmith Hospital research


February

Hammersmith is the New Shepherd's Bush
W12 to be part of new parliamentary constituency

Former Borough Commander Jailed for Four Years
Top cop found guilty of corruption and misconduct

"I've Got the Best Job in the Country"Hammersmith Academy

Hammersmith Academy head prepares to take up post

Briatore Quits
New chairman announced at Queens Park Rangers

March

Shepherd's Bush Property Pauses for Breath
Recent sales prices lower than end of last year

Back to Uni for Parliamentary Candidates
PPCs quizzed by students in pre-election debate

Local Paper Declares War on H&F News
"Proper papers not propaganda"

April

Root and Branch Change Announced on April 1
Councils to change to artificial trees on local streets

Local Priest Dies in Plane Tragedy
Father Gostomski killed alongside Polish President

Ballot Box
Seven Candidates to Stand for Election in Hammersmith
Final list of prospective MPs announced

 

May

Andy Slaughter Wins Hammersmith
Labour win hard fought battle for new constituency                            Andy Slaughter


The Animals Came in Two by Two
Elephant Parade comes to Westfield

Tories Retain Control of Local Council
All local wards are Labour

Turning Japanese
Locals enjoy the revamped Hammersmith Park

June

"Creative Quarter" to be Built in W12
BBC to announce  major redevelopment of TV Centre

Burlington Danes Wins Environment Award
While council wins the wooden spoon!


Three Week Closure for Local Tube Lines
Summer of disruption for travellers

Residents Celebrate Council U-Turn over Development
Building at 282 Goldhawk Road will not go ahead as planned

Man Charged with Jaabe Roberts Murder
Karl Lashley of Askew Road to appear in court tomorrow

July

Buildings to be Sold to Pay off Council Debts
Irish Centre and Palingswick House among proposed sales

Government Scraps Building Projects at 13 Schools
Cuts affect Phoenix, Woodlane and Jack Tizard schools in Shepherd's Bush

Rally at Town Hall to Fight Council Cuts
Protests include campaign to save Village Hall

August

Big Surge in W12 Property Prices
Sharp rises in the value of local homes

Sales Soar by 17% at Westfield
Shopping centre could also host magistrates' courts

Nick Clegg "Gaffe" over Threatened Village Hall
Deputy PM visited centre earmarked by council for closure


September


Shepherd's Bush to Gain Two New Free Schools
Rivendale and Burlington Primary could be here by 2011

Local Super Sewer Contruction Site Chosen
But council is continuing to oppose Thames Water's project

Facelift for Shepherd's Bush Market Comes One Step Closer
Developer shows interest in carrying out revamp


October

Latest W12 Property Sales Show Strong Price Trend
Market still busy during summer months
h&f news

H&F News to be Replaced as Govt Cracks Down on Town Hall "Pravdas"
Council to tender contract for "independent" publisher of new paper

College Given Go Ahead to Redevelop Former BBC Site
Campus on Wood Lane will open up new public square

Local MP Joins Labour's Front Bench
Andy Slaughter will be part of new Justice team

November

Council Accused of "Social Cleansing" over Market Plan
And campaigners vow to continue to fight redevelopment

Crimewatch Appeal over Missing Pensioner
Don Banfield visited betting shops and cafes in W12

Man Charged with Murder after Fire in Flat
54 year old victim found dead in Bloemfontein Road

Rihanna

See Rihanna Light up Westfield
Video of superstar's Christmas celebration


Council's Newspaper to be Axed
Change of mind follows crackdown on Town Hall "Pravdas"

New All Time High for Shepherd's Bush Property
Average home price approaches half a million pounds


December


Westfield Ice RinkWinter Wonderland at Westfield
Ice rink open in shopping centre atrium

Toby Young's School Heading for W12?
Alarm over rumours about Askham Family Centre

Jaabe Roberts' Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison
Karl Lashley guilty of murder in Askew Road

Final Countdown to WEZ Freedom Day
Congestion Zone Western Extension scrapped on Christmas Day

December 30, 2009

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