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NEW YEAR HONOURS: Former White City pupil honoured for musical success


A former pupil of Burlington Grammar School for Girls has been recognised in The Queen’s New Year Honours list with one of the highest-ranking awardsWasfi Kani, 64, was handed the CBE – or Commander of the Order of the British Empire – medal in the latest…

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NEW YEAR HONOURS: Hammersmith actor Sheila Hancock receives a royal gong


If you see Sheila Hancock out and about, a small bow wouldn’t go amiss. The ever-popular actor is now a Dame. Elevated in the recent New Year Honours for her services to the arts and charity work, the Hammersmith resident admits she’s finding it slightly hard to…

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Outlook for the Chiswick property market 2021


As the new year begins Paul Cooney, Director of Horton and Garton Chiswick, has considered the outlook for the Chiswick property market in 2021 and shares his thoughts. With over 11 years working in Chiswick and West London, Paul has sold hundreds of properties in…

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Horton and Garton is open for business – safely and securely


Despite the third national lockdown due to Covid, we are open for businessWe are still helping our clients and customers buy, sell and rent properties in the Covid-secure manner that we established last year. You can read our full Covid-19 policy here. While the…

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25 Christmas cracker jokes🎅


This festive season, many of us might be struggling to find something to laugh about. And with many parts of the country under the toughest government restrictions and facing Christmases without their families, the sales of Christmas crackers have hit a historic low.…

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Paying it forward in 2020 and beyond


A Christmas message on charity from our founder John Horton "To put it mildly, 2020 has been a tough year. For independent businesses, for those working in hospitality or the arts, and the many charities that are working harder than ever to provide support during this…

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A Very 2020 West London Nativity


Mary was sitting in her garden with a cup of tea and a slice of buttered homemade sourdough. Despite Nazareth’s Tier 3 restrictions, she was feeling smug as she’d finished her chores and even squeezed in a Joe Wicks PE session so she had a moment of free time before…

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Chiswick’s Christmas tree decorating competition


Adding to the festive cheer in W4, the Horton and Garton Chiswick office has teamed up with Mummy Wine Club and is running a Christmas tree decorating competition this December. They’re searching all of Chiswick in the hunt for the best decorated tree and have some…

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Olympia London will be transformed with huge new live music venue


A live music venue is to be built above Olympia London’s west exhibition hall in a £1.3billion regeneration project.With 4,400 seats, the new venue will be the largest in West London – overtaking the 3,341-seat Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith.  Olympia London owners…

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Christmas shopping in Chiswick – Support local independents in 2020


Retailers have had to think outside the box and change the way they sell items throughout 2020, there’s never been a more important time to support local businesses. Here we highlight a few of the places you might want to stop by, arrange a click & collect or order…

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