Reopening of Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery

Pitzhanger Manor exterior

Following its temporary closure because of COVID-19, Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery is reopening on Thursday (10 September), with a new exhibition on the artist Hogarth. A number of measures have been introduced to make sure the listed manor house building and its gallery are safe and inspiring places for everyone. All visitors will need to […]

Latest COVID-19 figures, LTNs and more

Low traffic neighbourhoods are being introduced

Latest COVID-19 new cases in Ealing for the week between 10 and 16 August is 39, reports council leader Julian Bell in his latest video update (above). That’s 11.4 per 100,000 population, very marginally up from the 35 cases, 10.2 per 100,000, of the week before. These levels are the same as north west London […]

Consulting on Ealing’s Climate Emergency strategy

Climate action is needed now

Ealing’s Climate and Ecological Emergency Strategy was announced this May to make the borough carbon neutral by 2030. Local people can get involved in a new consultation which will help shape the future of the borough and the action we take to tackle climate change on a local level. The action plan’s draft strategy focuses […]

Are you providing private fostering? You could get help

Mother comforts teenager

Some children in our community may be being cared for outside of their immediate family, by friends or wider family members, because of parental illness or other emergency situations. If this is for a period of 28 days or more, it may be what is known as ‘private fostering’ and you could get help. Ealing Council […]

Consultation on renaming of Havelock Road

Questions

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan recently announced a commission would review and improve diversity across London’s public realm. Ealing Council said it would be doing the same thing locally – and a consultation on renaming Havelock Road in Southall is now taking place. This year marks 551 years since the birth of Guru Nanak, the founder […]

Get involved in VJ Day 75

VJ Day 75 get involved

VJ Day 75 takes place on Saturday (15 August) and commemorates the end of the Second World War. In May, the country marked VE Day (Victory in Europe), the end of the war in Europe, but many thousands of Armed Forces personnel were still engaged in bitter fighting in the Far East. VJ Day (Victory […]

Saving money on your energy bills

Example of energy loss from a home

Healthy Homes Ealing offers residents free and impartial advice on saving money on your energy bills, and maintaining a safe and comfortable temperature all year-round. And it can help you access grants to fund home improvements to increase energy efficiency. If you are feeling the heat this summer, you will most likely experience extreme cold […]

Local lockdowns: What is the situation in Ealing?

Test & trace, covid

With further local lockdowns being implemented across the country, I wanted to tell you what the current situation is in Ealing, with new COVID-19 cases in the seven days between 27 July and 2 August, says council leader Julian Bell in his latest video update (above). We’ve had 28 new cases in that week. That’s […]

Help honour our COVID community heroes

Honour COVID heroes

Ealing Council is today (Friday, 31 July) launching its Ealing Together Honours scheme. The scheme will recognise, celebrate and honour local community heroes who made a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents are asked to help spread the word and to let us know about anyone who they think should be recognised. People have until […]

Virtual Acton Carnival 2020

Carnival dancers

Acton Carnival was streamed live on Facebook on Saturday (11 July), to audiences of more than 10,000, with even more visitors reliving the event via the link: www.facebook.com/actoncarnival Because of the coronavirus emergency, Ealing Summer Festivals was cancelled – which Acton Carnival is traditionally part of. Unprecedented times called for an innovative response which was […]

Community Speaks events start online tonight

Race Equality Commission

Tonight (Friday, 10 July) will see the first in a new series of online ‘Community Speaks’ talks led by young people aimed at discussing inequality, representation and diversity. Ealing Council is proud to be supporting the talks, which will be led by young people who attend Bollo Brook Youth Centre in Acton. It will feature […]

Support for adopters and special guardians

Children laughing

The government has recently announced extra funding support to help adopted children and those subject to special guardianship orders as a result of the lockdown. And now a video shows adopters and guardians how to access this funding. To help adopters and special guardians, Adopt London has produced a short animated film showing them how to […]