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This Westway Trust drawing, for illustration purposes only, shows a building replacing the canopy at the Cambridge Gardens and Portobello Road junction.

Westway Trust development plans for Portobello

Westway Trust has started initial consultation on their development plans for the area at the junction of Portobello Road and the Westway, including Acklam Village, Portobello Green, Portobello Green Arcade and Acklam Road car park

Portobello Live!
Portobello Live is a new festival with live music, cabaret and performance over the May Bank Holiday, Sunday May 3rd and Monday May 4th. Venues include three in Golborne, Acklam Village, Mode and Sporting Clube de Londres

Golborne Road festival
Sunday July 19th 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. Look back on the 2014 Festival here

It's all about the chairs!
Golborne Life first met Susan Osbourne in 2013 when she had just opened her shop at 83 Golborne Road selling antiques. Now, she's reupholstering French and English antique chairs – and the business has a new workshop with four employees

RBK&C arts grants available
The Royal Borough’s Arts Grants Scheme for 2015-16 is now open to artists and organisations that want to apply for funding. Individuals can apply for up to £1,000 and organisations for up to £3,000

New art on Portobello Wall
There's a new show up on the Portobello North Wall between Oxford Gardens and Golborne Road, Heart of the Community by Peter Dunn. The photomurals celebrate key local personalities and events from the last 100 years

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

New restaurant: John Doe
John Doe is the new restaurant at 46 Golborne Road, most recently the site of La Sophia and back in the 1990s an Antony Worrall Thompson venue. The latest venture majors on wild meats cooked over charcoal and craft beers

Golborne Road improvements put on hold
Improvements to the streetscape in Golborne Road have been put on hold following opposition from some local traders and residents (members of a new Golborne association) at a consultation meeting held on 23 October 2014

Fly over Golborne by bike!
Transport for London (TfL) has major plans for an East-West Cycle Superhighway. Phase 2 of the project includes a dedicated lane along the Westway, allowing cyclists to skim through Golborne at rooftop height!

Trellick's free street art gallery
The Wornington Green Estate redevelopment obliterated the 'Hall of Fame', the graffiti walls in the sunken baseball court on Wornington Road. But Golborne has another famous - and gigantic – canvas for graffiti art, at the base of Trellick Tower.

Free cycling-themed films
Bikeminded, the cycling campaign run by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, has announced a programme of cycling-themed films over the coming months. Entrance is free, but booking is essential

Wild West 10
Golborne Road film now online
The new 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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