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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. The council will now begin detailed design work with the aim of starting construction in the summer. The works will be phased to minimise disruption and to allow stallholders and other businesses to continue trading throughout the construction period

George's Portobello Fish Bar: Sad news
George Periccos, the man behind George’s Portobello Fish Bar, passed away on December 9th 2015. George arrived in London from Cyprus when he was 21 and set up the first George’s on Golborne Road in 1961 before opening at 329 Portobello Road

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

Clean for the Queen
It’s the Queen’s 90th birthday on April 21st 2016 and community groups and people around the country will be making the places where they live more beautiful. Why not join in and tidy up your patch in Golborne Ward?

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.

More to eat on Golborne Road
Golborne Road has seen a rush of new restaurant openings this year, (two of them next to door to each other at numbers 93 and 95 Golborne Road), bringing Danish, Austrian and contemporary British cuisines to the neighbourhood

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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