South Acton Crime Statistics

The South Acton Safer Neighbourhood ward Panel met this month, and there has been an increase in burglaries and stolen cars. The ward team is currently under strength by one PC.

CrimeSep-Nov17Jun-Aug 17Feb-May 17
Burglary Dwelling32228
Theft from Motor Vehicle151621
Theft of motor Vehicle19118

The increase in burglaries is in part due to a change in the way crimes are categorised. They now include theft from sheds and attempted burglaries. So for Sep to Nov, they include:

A cycle was stolen from a bin store
A cycle was stolen from a garage in Uxbridge Road on two separate occasions
A log cabin was entered
A cycle was stolen from a garden shed
Property was stolen from an underground car park
A cycle was stolen from a communal storage area

CARA  Annual Dinner 2018

The CARA Annual Dinner will be at 7.30 p.m. for 8.00 p.m. on Thursday, 1 February 2018 in St Martin’s Church Hall, Hale Gardens, Acton W3 9SQ

The CARA Dinner this year is held in honour of the Rev Dr Nicholas Henderson, who is retiring from his position as vicar of St Martin’s Church. Following the dinner, Dr Henderson will give an illustrated talk entitled “Mysteries and Conspiracies”

Places for the three-course dinner including the first drink cost £12.50 per person for CARA members and £15.00 for non-members, paid in advance. RSVP by 29 January 2018. Booking details are here.


Neighbours Paper

This is an advertisement for the latest issue of the Neighbours Paper.

The cover headline is ‘Overdevelopment Special’. As well as the usual stories on sports (Ealing tennis club), arts (Ealing BEAT) and music (UFO steel band) we have features on Perceval House, West Ealing and Hanwell developments and Kay’s analysis of the 9-42 petition and Filmworks survey. The paper is here.

CANForum Consultation

We have received the following (edited) message from the chair of CANForum:

“I am writing in my capacity as Chair of CANForum which covers most of Acton centre and a sizeable chunk of East and South Acton wards. After some adventures with funding, a website and committee membership, we are now in a position to begin the formal consultation on the Neighbourhood plan. We will have to use every possible methodology available to reach the 25000 people iving/working/socialising in the CANForum area.

Please log on to the website at and register your views. All shades of opinion welcome.

Jan Gayle-Farlow, Chair CANForum”