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3 August 2020

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What's happened in Shepherd's Bush W12

Black Lives Matter Protest Planned for Shepherd's Bush Green
Three groups from across west London to demonstrate this Sunday

Council Need To Raise £16million To Cover Covid-19 Losses
Finance committee told lost parking fees and PPE cost increased shortfall

Defiance of Government Credited with Low Care Home Death Rate
Charing Cross &Hammersmith Hospitals tested for virus before discharge

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Cinema Returns to Vue in Westfield
Shepherd's Bush shopping centre one of ten venues reopening nationally

Plan To Turn House of Fraser Premises Into Offices Approved
Shopping centre's owners say they are reacting to changes in the market

Borough Leisure Centres Set For Phased Reopening
All visits must be pre-booked with walk-ins not allowed

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Small Rise in Covid-19 Infections in Hammersmith & Fulham
Cases have increased by just 1.6% since lockdown was eased

Mayor Furious About M25 Quarantine Plan
Government hadn't told him of strategy to seal off capital

Byron Burgers Looks Set to Close Local Branches
New owners keeping Westfield restaurant but not interested in Hammersmith

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Locally Born Babies Offered Chance to Join Special Artistic Club
The Lyric wants to give children born this year a unique opportunity

More Space Provided To Eat and Drink Outdoors
Council scheme aims to help local businesses and aid social distancing

Facemasks To Be Required in Westfield
Vending machines will be available to buy masks if shoppers forget theirs

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Extinction Rebellion Occupy Hammersmith Bridge
Local activists want it to become London's first garden bridge

Caring for Mental Health Patients with Coronavirus
Team at Hammersmith Hospital had to deal with a challenging situation

Volunteers Sought for Business Support Helpline
Needed to answer Covid-19 related queries from local firms

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Earlier Lockdown Would Have Cut Bus Driver Death Toll
Twenty nine drivers died of Covid-19 according to independent report

Over 100 Facemask Fines Issued on Trains and Buses
Penalty charge notices only given out as last resort

Forthcoming Roadworks in Shepherd's Bush
Delays in store on roads in the W12 area

Forthcoming Disruption on Public Transport
Changes to tube and rail services during the current crisis

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Shepherd's Bush Community

Hotline Launched by Council to Support Vulnerable Residents
People who need help, or friends and family urged to get in touch

Shepherd's Bush Community Pulls Together During Crisis
Neighbours join forces to help those who are vulnerable or self-isolating

H&F Council Seek to Mobilise Volunteer Army
Fit and able residents urged to join community action network to help the vulnerable

H&F Foodbank Promises to Stay Open During Crisis
And appeals to local community to keep donating much needed food

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Temporary Cycle Lanes on Shepherd's Bush Green

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What's On In Shepherd's Bush

Brook Green Market Now Open on Wednesday and Saturday
Offering fresh organic fruit and veg while taking all necessary precautions

How to Contact H&F Council During the Crisis
Customers advised to phone or email after closure of King Street Service Centre

H&F Citizens Advice Bureau Is Still Here to Help
Local people urged to phone or email if they need advice and support

Residents Offered Free Home Workouts and Fitness Classes
App for members of H&F's three Better leisure centres now open to all

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Discover e-books, audio books, courses, learning for kids and much more

QPR in the Community Offers Free Cook & Eat Booklet
Healthy recipes and kitchen tips available to download

News From Nearby

Hammersmith: Go Ahead Given for Hammersmith's Tallest Building
23 storey skyscraper to be built on Magistrates' Court site on Talgarth Road

Fulham: New Plan Submitted for Summerskill House
Twenty storey building proposed on Clem Attlee estate

Ealing: Prince William Orders Curry from Ealing Restaurant
Murgh masala and poppadoms delivered to Kensington Palace

Acton: New Acton Post Office Plans Being Discussed
Management tells Rupa Huq MP that negotiations are ongoing

Wandsworth: Major Temporary Upgrade for Cycle Superhighway 7
New section of protected cycle lane through Balham and Tooting

Acton: Exercise-phobe from Acton Gets Fit for Bike Ride Challenge
Family tragedy inspires fundraising effort from Ryan Sainsbury

Wandsworth: Crackdown on Knifepoint Robberies on Wandsworth Common
Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of a series of offences

Ealing: Northolt Man Suspected of Paying People to Commit Arson
Armed police swoop on Halsbury Road as part of operation against organised crime

Brentford: Chestnut Avenue Traffic Restriction Set To Begin
Right turns into Clayponds Avenue to be banned

Wimbledon: Wimbledon Police Station Is Given A Reprieve
Queens Road facility chosen as location for emergency response unit

Chiswick: Refurbished Chris's Fish Bar Back in Action
Fire provided opportunity to give 48 year-old interior a makeover

Putney: Putney's 'Juggernaut' Takes Michael Wallisch Out
No fans, no glamour, the heavyweight boxing match was back to basics

Wimbledon: Merton Debt Collectors Make Catalogue Of Errors, Finds Ombudsman
More than 20 faults found in the way the council dealt with debtor

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