Recent articles

Lost or Found Items - Police Circular

Walpole Ward Safer Neighbourhood Team recently circulated information about how the police service deals with lost and found items.

The circular states -

"Due to recent changes in the Met Police the way we deal with Lost or Found property in a public place the police will only deal with certain items where they are lost or found in public places. This includes items dropped in the street, left at a bus stop, on a beach, etc.

CPZ Consultation around Ealing Park Gardens

As reported in our last e-newsletter the council agreed to consult local residents about the introduction of a controlled parking zone (CPZ) in the roads south of Little Ealing Lane.

Northfield Avenue and Wellington Road - Proposed Conversion to Six Flats

During the summer a developer applied for permission to build six small flats at the corner of Wellington Road and Northfield Avenue, two of them in self contained basements.  EFRA objected to this application on a number of grounds including excess density and its being out of character with the area.  In August 2014 the council's planning committee refused the application.

The full text of our objection is on our website.

Motorbike Training: Update

For some time EFRA has been supporting residents in Belsize Avenue, Jefferson Close and Mayo Court suffering from noise from motorbike training in the Orion Park car park.

Following an appeal by the operator against planning enforcement action by Ealing Council, in May 2014 a Government Planning Inspector said that:

1) No motorcycle training shall take place outside of the building at any time.

EFRA's Annual General Meeting 2014

All members were invited to EFRA's annual general meeting which was held on 28 May 2014.  Officers reported on a number of issues dealt with by the committee during the past year.  Afterwards members raised a number of matters for general discussion which the committee will follow up during the coming year, with progress being reported in the e-newsletters.  You can read the minutes on our website.

Private Rented Sector Housing and Anti-Social Behaviour

We have received notification of public meetings to be held on 9 and 10 April by Ealing Council and an on-line questionnaire about implications arising from the growth of the private rented sector.

Further details and the questionnaire are on the council's website.  The closing date for the survey is 13 April 2014.