Annual Dinner – Friday 31st January 2020

Our Annual Dinner is on Friday 31 January 2020.in St Martin’s Church Hall, Hale Gardens. Acton W3 9SQ
The schedule for the evening is:
7.30: Arrive, Welcome Drink with Nibbles8.00 Three Course Dinner by Camilla’s Cuisine:Starter; Large Blinis with Soured Cream and Smoked Salmon (served at the table)
Main Course: Beef Cooked in Guiness and Port, with hot new potatoes, carrot&parsnip mash                 and Caesar Salad (served from the buffet) orVegetarian Dish (which must be requested when booking).
9.00 Talk by Jonathan Legard, Sports Broadcaster and CARA Member:
 (approx)                  “Life’s a Pitch: the changing face of sports broadcasting”
10.00 Dessert: Chocolate Roulade, Whisky Bread and Butter Pudding, Lemon Meringue Tart

Reservations for the DinnerPlaces for the Dinner, including the first drink, cost £17  per person for CARA Members, and £20 for guests, paid in advance by 25 January 2020.
We will not be issuing tickets, but places may be reserved by 25 January:   – by cheque made out to CARA, sent to Margaret Cunningham, 9 Stanway Gardens, W3 9ST
   – by online bank payment – to Account name: CARA, Sort Code: 60-07-10, Account Number: 60708816, using the reference: Dinner and your name.

It would be helpful if you would also email Info@CARAealing.org to let us know you have made an online payment to reserve places.Bookings will be acknowledged by email.
Dietary restrictions – at the time of reserving a place at the dinner, please tell us if you have any dietary restrictions.  

Shared Parking in Zone MM

There is a proposal to make a limited number of parking bays in zone MM shred between residents parking and paid for parking. These are all bays next to walls and not outside houses. Objections should be sent in writing by e-mail to Highwayservices@ealing.gov.uk or by post to Highways Service, Perceval House, 14-16 Uxbridge Road W5 2HL, quoting reference ORD 4114 until the 11th June 2018.  Plans showing the bays are below. The roads affected are:

Roads in Friars Green controlled zone MM
Brougham Road, Creffield Road, Creswick Road, Emanuel Avenue, Essex Road, Faraday Road, Friars Gardens, Friars Way, Friary Road, Grafton Road, Grasmere Avenue, Hereford Road, Julian Avenue, Lynton Road, Messaline Avenue, Pierrepoint Road, Shalimar Gardens, Shalimar Road, St Dunstan’s Avenue, St Dunstan’s Gardens and Westbourne Avenue

MM - Friars Green

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
Robbery1679
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