Cycle hub confirmed for West Ealing and Southall Station

An idea of what the cycle hub will look like

Ealing Council is supporting cyclists using the newly revamped West Ealing station by installing a permanent cycle hub to provide long-term and improved cycle parking in and around the station. This is due for completion in early 2022, and the council will shortly be installing 25 temporary cycle stands for bikes for commuters to use […]

Cycle route supporting active travel at Fisher’s Lane

Councillor Peter Mason

Peter Mason, Leader of Ealing Council visited Fisher’s Lane near Acton Green last week (24 September 2021) to see how active travel measures delivered in partnership with Hounslow Council are benefiting the local area. The cycle route at Fishers Lane can be used by people of all ages and provides an important link for cyclists […]

Backing Bike to School Week

A girl school pupil riding a bike in a playground

Bike to School Week is running from Monday 27 September to 1 October and to mark the occasion, Councillor Josh Blacker, cabinet member for healthier lives, visited the Uxbridge Road to get a first-hand look at how the council’s active travel schemes are making a difference in the area. Councillor Blacker tested out a cycle […]

Gunnersbury sports hub officially launches

Councillors from Ealing and Hounslow at the Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub launch

The mayors of Hounslow and Ealing, Councillor Bishnu Gurung and Councillor Munir Ahmed respectively, officially opened Gunnersbury Park’s new sports hub yesterday (Wednesday, 22 September). The sports hub has been funded by Ealing and Hounslow councils, who jointly own Gunnersbury Park. One of the largest outdoor sporting facilities in London, the sports hub has actually […]

More than 300 electric vehicle charging points by the end of the year

Family using Electric vehicle charge point

Ealing Council is continuing to add electric vehicle charging points across the borough to help to improve local air quality, encourage active travel and help people make the switch from more polluting cars.   With far lower running costs than traditional cars, exemption from the congestion charge and ultra-low emission zone schemes, as well as […]

Harvest mice making a comeback in the borough

A harvest mouse in its natural meadow habitat

The Ealing Wildlife Group (EWG) has been working throughout the summer on an exciting project, one of the first of its kind to be launched in the capital, to bring a locally extinct species back to the borough. Backed by the council, the project aims to reintroduce harvest mice, a tiny rodent species in significant national decline, […]

School Streets make active travel safer

Pupils at Willow Tree Primary School on bikes and scooters

Parents and pupils returning to class this September may notice some of Ealing Council’s new School Streets in place at a number of local primaries across the borough – all with the aim of making it safer and easier for children to walk, cycle or scoot to school. A School Street is a designated area […]

Hobbayne by-election: Last chance to register to vote

Hand putting a voting slip into a ballot box. You need to register for the Hobbayne by-election

Residents not currently registered have until Tuesday, 31 August to sign up to vote in the Hobbayne ward by-election, which will take place on Thursday, 16 September. Any residents who were registered to vote for the GLA elections in May, and still live at the same address, will be automatically registered.  The online registration system is a quick […]

Greener homes, greener future

One home with 'Energiesprong' solar panneling

Did you know greener homes can save money and fight the climate crisis at the same time by reducing the amount of energy used to heat your home? We need to drastically reduce the amount of harmful gases such as carbon dioxide and nitrogen dioxide we release into the atmosphere, products of burning fossil fuels […]

Active travel aids the planet

A girl school pupil riding a bike in a playground

To combat climate crisis we must slash the amount of harmful emissions released into the atmosphere from burning fossil fuels. By cutting the number of shorter journeys made by car right here in Ealing we can make a difference. That is why Ealing Council is ramping up its expansion of active travel schemes to help […]

Celebrating National Allotment Week

Vinka Reeves on the Haslemere Allotments. Photo copyright of Gill Shaw

It is National Allotment Week (9-15 August) which means it is a great time to celebrate the people dedicating their time to growing local produce for the benefit of healthier living, the environment, and our communities. Award winning photographer and Ealing resident Gill Shaw has launched an exhibition to showcase members of the community involved […]

Biodiversity Action Plan on its way

trees lining the banks of the River Brent hanwell

Our biodiversity is something worth fighting for – which is why Ealing Council is launching an ambitious action plan (BAP) to safeguard the borough’s nature long into the future. From creating wildflower meadows, to planting trees, building bird and bat boxes, and even supporting the reintroduction of the locally extinct harvest mouse, the BAP sets […]