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Take time to thank those who are keeping West London running


Join the nationwide 'Clap for Carers' tonight at 8pm As if life isn't throwing up enough challenges at the moment, I've decided to move house.  Other than the other public health and safety issues that abound, I'm currently grappling with internet access, removal…

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Boom time W6! The history of Hammersmith’s Avenue Estate


The late 19th-Century development continues to define Brackenbury Village today, writes Jane Foster Smith The development of the Avenue Estate in Hammersmith was a response to the demand for housing outside the London metropolis in the newly opened up areas attainable…

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We’ve joined Monty’s Army!


How a helping hand - at a safe distance - can make a real difference to a neighbour Small victories and joys abound in these strange times. It’s been amazing to see the huge outpouring of community spirit towards neighbours – and even strangers – that we’re seeing in…

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Community spirit is incredible to see – welcome to a new way of living and working


  How Horton and Garton is helping to protect its clients and staff We’re always proud of the community in Hammersmith, Chiswick and Shepherds Bush. But the incredible spirit that is being displayed currently is something special. Even in these very challenging times,…

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Buying or selling? We’ve introduced virtual tours and valuations of properties


  How Horton and Garton is helping to protect its clients and staff Our patch of West London has a very different feel this week... Out go the handshakes to seal a deal and in come the elbow bumps. How quickly things can change and how closely we're all affected, both…

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Have your say on a strolling, cycling bridge over the Thames


What do you think of a temporary river crossing running alongside Hammersmith Bridge while the major repairs are carried out? Over the next week, public drop-in sessions are being staged, to gather feedback on Transport for London’s new plans for a temporary walking…

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Saturdays are for singing as the Addison choirs return


Horton and Garton is proud to sponsor two concerts from the Addison Singers this month The Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Choir come together on Saturday 21 March as part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival. Then on Saturday 28 March there is a classical concert. The Addison…

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An Acton church tackling homelessness and loneliness – one Wednesday at a time


It's a Wednesday morning and I'm off to the busy Westway in Acton. Why? I'm meeting one half of the husband-wife team who preside at St Katherine's Church to find out how they're bringing the community together Every Wednesday morning, Rev Lesley Tate hosts Alive and…

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Apply now to join the Horton and Garton team


Our award-winning agency is looking for Saturday staff  Horton and Garton is looking for a new part-time team member to join our busy King Street office in Hammersmith. Could this be you? But we're not your average estate agent. Find out more here about what makes…

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REVIEW: Make a Tryst at Chiswick Playhouse


It isn’t often that plays return as a result of popular acclaim, but that’s what’s happened at the Chiswick Playhouse, writes John Horton Tryst is a play you really should try to see. It sold out during a run three years ago at (what was then called) The Tabard…

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