Category archives: Locals

Cerys Matthews talks about The Good Life Experience festival

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Cerys Matthews talks about The Good Life Experience festival
Cerys Matthews ‘The Good Life Experience is about reconnecting with nature and acknowledging the joys of the simpler things in life’ As the front woman for one of Britain’s most iconic 90’s bands, Cerys Matthews secured hit after hit with Catatonia that captured the public’s imagination. In recent years, as...

Stephanie Flanders: ‘I’ve been in and around this neighbourhood most of my life’

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Stephanie Flanders: ‘I’ve been in and around this neighbourhood most of my life’
Stephanie Flanders ‘I like the fact that my kids are growing up in a mixed and diverse neighbourhood’ As the BBC’s economics editor, Stephanie Flanders became a household name as she relayed to the nation the harrowing financial news following the 2008 recession. Because reporting on such matters requires a...

Leontine Hass of Associated Studios is looking for talented locals

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Leontine Hass of Associated Studios is looking for talented locals
Leontine Hass the founder of The Associated Studios, a West London arts academy, is on the hunt for Hammersmith & Fulham talent Tucked away on a residential road a few minutes walk from Barons Court tube is a small building named simply as ‘The Hub’. To anyone strolling by they...

Elsie Paine Part 1: Brackenbury born and bred, she reveals how times have changed but somethings remain the same

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Elsie Paine Part 1: Brackenbury born and bred, she reveals how times have changed but somethings remain the same
Elsie Paine Part 1: Brackenbury born and bred, she reveals how times have changed but somethings remain the same

92 Dental: Filling a gap in the world of dentistry

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92 Dental: Filling a gap in the world of dentistry
For 32 years dentist Ron Baise has run a successful surgery in Hammersmith. He describes his career and shares tips for making your dental check-up as pain-free as possible! I moved to London from Cape Town in 1980 soon after graduating. The political situation in South Africa was shaky then...

Get the BBQ sizzling with John Stenton’s speciality meaty treats

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Get the BBQ sizzling with John Stenton’s speciality meaty treats
Get the BBQ sizzling with John Stenton’s speciality meaty treats – piri piri chicken, delicious Stenton burgers, homemade sausages and the famous ‘Man Chop’. John Stenton has been Brackenbury’s butcher for more than 30 years. Some customers have been visiting his shop on Aldensley Road since the day John and...

The Stonemasons Arms: Jack Davis

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The Stonemasons Arms: Jack Davis
Jack Davis - General Manager Anyone driving round Hogarth Roundabout in Chiswick recently cannot have failed to notice the intense stare of a giant-sized chef perched on the advertising hoarding. The man glaring down on the thousands of cars passing beneath is Gavin Sinden, the Fuller’s award winning Chef of...

Thor Gudmundsson and Richard Okroj: The Brackenbury Wine Rooms

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Thor Gudmundsson and Richard Okroj: The Brackenbury Wine Rooms
The Brackenbury Wine Rooms is the smoking hot destination where more than just the wine is red ‘Bewildered locals spotted the head of a cigarette puffing red stag being carried inside.’ For months the former restaurant on a corner of Hammersmith Grove was, quite literally, a building site. Rumours were...