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Golborne Road Festival 2018
Sunday July 1st 12 noon to 6pm

It’s the Golborne Road Festival again on Sunday July 1st, 12 noon to 6 pm. Come along for a feast of family fun, some fantastic live music and a chance to hang out with friends and neighbours.

The programme includes a live music stage, dance, food from around the world, children’s entertainment, arts and community stalls and sports and fitness activities.

Golborne Road will be closed to traffic between Portobello Road and Wornington Road during the Festival, so come along to enjoy the fun and don't forget to bring the children.

Take a look at photos from the 2017 Festival

Booking stalls
If you’d like to book a stall on the day, whether it’s community or commercial, you can do that here: tinyurl.com/golbornestall

Latest art on Portobello Wall
The latest open-air art exhibition on the Portobello Road Wall, just opposite the Spanish School on the stretch between Cambridge Gardens and Golborne Road is a celebration of films made in the neighbourhood
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Time to get on your bike?
Cycling is a great way to get around London while you benefit from some exercise. But a new bicycle can cost from £200 upwards, a hefty initial outlay. But a new scheme is offering bikes for around £20 per month to K&C residents
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Friendship Bench commemorates Susie Parsons
Golborne Forum’s former chair, Susie Parsons is now commemorated at the corner of Golborne Road and Southam Street by a new Friendship Bench. Susie passed away in June 2015 and is much missed by her family, friends and colleagues
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Focus on Business: Samadali Muradi - Rainbow News
There’s been a newsagent at 63 Golborne Road, on the corner of Wornington Road, for many years but it was in the summer of 2014 that current proprietor Samadali Muradi took over the business.
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Is there a ‘Science District’ in Golborne?
Writing on the Library Time Machine blog, RBK&C local studies librarian Dave Walker freely admitted that he’d made up a neighbourhood in Golborne, the Science District. But there are (or were) actually four streets in the area named for scientists
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Restaurant review: Flat Iron
Flat Iron at 46 Golborne Road is the latest Golborne restaurant opening. Number 46 has seen a number of restaurants over the years including TV chef Anthony Worrall Thompson in the late 1990s and, most recently, the short-lived John Doe
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Focus on local business: The Cockney Jew Trattoria
Self-styled Cockney Jew Clint Bone is the man behind one of the food stalls on the passageway between Portobello Road and Acklam Road, just off the Portobello and Cambridge Gardens junction
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Golborne’s Banksy on the move
Golborne’s very own Banksy, which appeared on the side of 274 Portobello Road back in 2007, is to be moved. But it’s not going far – just one storey up on the same building. Luxury property developers Enstar Capital are behind the scheme
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The Eagle re-opens
The Eagle at 250 Ladbroke Grove has changed hands again, but the good news is that it’s still a proper local pub. The new owner is Hippo Inns, a small chain with eight pubs around London
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Local history: St Joseph's Home for the Elderly
Golborne has seen many changes over the years, changes that continue with developments like the renewal of the Wornington Green Estate. One big change that happened in the 1980s was the demolition of St Joseph's Home for the Elderly
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Goldfinger Factory
Goldfinger Factory is a social enterprise based in Trellick Tower that turns waste into gold by using discarded materials to build cutting-edge furniture and trains local people in craft skills
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Focus on business: Green Endings
Green Endings, an independent funeral directors, has just opened at 42 Golborne Road. Founded in 2000, the company has branches in Tufnell Park and Twickenham and it aims to offer a wider choice of funeral arrangements
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Wild West 10
Golborne Road film now online
Oral history documentary about Golborne Road, Wild West 10 – Golborne Stories of Struggle and Resistance, made by Year 5 children from Bevington Primary School and arts organisation Digital:Works is now available to watch here
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