Around Ealing Spring 2014 - Page 3

SUMMER14 EDITORIAL 12 16 W elcome to your quarterly Around Ealing magazine. This summer is packed with things to do – many of us will be engrossed in the football World Cup, or getting ready for the holidays, and Ealing Summer Festivals are now upon us, too. You can read festivals previews and win tickets in our four-page special, from page 24. 22 Contents 4 UP FRONT: Round-up, including waste collections 22 WELCOME: The new Acton Centre 5 LEADER’S NOTES 24 SUMMERTIME: The festivals are back 7 UP FRONT: Elections summary 29 DO IT ONLINE: Easier than ever 8 UP FRONT: Round-up, including shops and homes boosts 30 CYCLING REVOLUTION: Bonanza for bicycles 11 SUMMER ACTIVITIES: Fun ‘uni’ for teens 12 IT REALLY WORKS: Apprenticeship network 14 FOOD INSPECTORS: Keeping you safe 16 NEW-LOOK PARK: Walpole’s makeover 18 SOUTHALL PROGRESS: How plans affect you 20 WASTE CONTRACTS: Businesses’ responsibilities 21 SMART CLOTHES: Recycling, reusing 33 GET OUT, GET FIT: Free classes outdoors 35 BUSTING FRAUDS: Hotline to catch cons I would like to remind you that you can register online to receive Around Ealing Extra – an email pointing you to extra content like video, photos and updates. See page seven (or the back cover) for more. Meanwhile, the magazine itself will return in early September for its autumn edition. Richard Nadal EDITOR Register online for Around Ealing Extra updates at Visit for more PUBLISHER Ealing Council, Marketing and Communications, Perceval House, 14-16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing W5 2HL, Tel: 020 8825 5000 36 OUTDOOR RECYCLING: On the go; and points EDITOR Richard Nadal, 39 FORUMS OF FUN: Local meetings and you Ealing Council does not accept responsibility for goods or services offered by advertisers. Opinion expressed in this magazine is not necessarily that of the council. 41 YOUR COUNCILLORS Printed on 100% recycled paper. 44 LOCAL HISTORY: Non-manor, war and Ho Chi Minh Please use your green box when you dispose of this and other magazines. Distribution: 137,500 copies. 46 WHAT’S ON: Spotlight on council-run activities and events around ealing Summer 2014 FRONT COVER: Crowds enjoying last year’s Ealing Summer Festivals 18 Whether it is something for young people to do (p11), heading to a revitalised park (p16), taking up cycling (p30), or outdoor fitness activities (p33), there is plenty more to take advantage of this summer. 3