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Westway Trust: New development proposals

Following on from the Westway Trust’s initial proposals and consultation last year about redeveloping the flyover and surrounding land around Portobello Road, the Trust has published new proposals. Another round of consultation is now under way

Golborne Road festival
Sunday July 10th is the date for your diary. As usual, Golborne Road will be closed to traffic and food, fun and live music for all the family will be the order of the day. More details soon.
View pictures from the 2015 Golborne Road Festival

Are you registered to vote?
The elections for London Mayor and members of the Greater London Assembly (GLA) are coming up on Thursday May 5th. You need to be registered to take part in the elections and the deadline for this is Monday 18th April

New Moroccan restaurant: Zayane
There’s a new Moroccan restaurant on Golborne Road at number 91, formerly home to popular Lebanese eatery Baalbak. Zayane offers modern Moroccan cuisine and features a North African styled interior

New show at Westbank Gallery
Westbank, the new gallery under the Westway at 3-5 Thorpe Close, has another exhibition coming up with a private view at 6pm on Thursday April 21st. The show will feature works by artist Ben Allen

Go ahead for Golborne Road improvements
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea councillors have decided to go ahead with the improvements to Golborne Road that were consulted on in 2014 and then again last year. Works should start in the summer

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

New art on Portobello Wall
Local artist Fiona Hawthorne has a new show on the Portobello Wall between Oxford Gardens and Golborne Road, part of the series of public open-air exhibitions commissioned by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Free drama and heritage sessions for young people
SPID Theatre is running free Saturday drama sessions for 13 to 25-year-olds. The year-long Trellick Tales project is divided into three blocks, so you can join for just one of those if that suits you and there is a performance at the end of each block

Golborne Road Festival 2015 in pictures
The 2015 Golborne Road Festival was a fun-filled family day in July with bright sunshine, delicious food and magnificent music. Relive the entertainment at this fantastic community party by viewing the photos here.

The story of the Cobden Club mallet
Golborne Life ran a feature about listed buildings in our area in 2013, which included an entry on the Cobden Club, a Grade II listed structure from 1880. That's when the Cobden Club mallet's globetrotting story emerged

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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