5 Halloween trick or treat safety tips

Halloween is upon us again! If you or your child is planning on trick or treating tonight then, here are some tips to help them stay safe this year: Never go into a stranger’s house! Don’t go alone – make sure a  responsible adult or guardian goes with you Only knock on doors of homes

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Hounslow celebrates Black History Month

Hounslow Council is inviting the community to share in this year’s Black History Month celebrations with a special showcase event at Hounslow House on Wednesday, 12 October.  The free flagship event will see a host of prominent guest speakers come together to share their stories around the theme of this year’s Black History Month – Time for

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Musical Double Header in Brentford on 24th September

Brentford is the location for two musical events this Saturday! The first event takes place at the Watermans Park outside the bandstand, organised by the Watermans Park Friendly Society from 12-2pm. The second event is an afternoon of tea, coffee and cake at the Holiday Inn in Brentford Lock from 3-6pm. Local musician and songwriter

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ACTIVE360 Paddleboarding – Kids Summer SUP

ACTIVE360 Paddleboarding is running ‘Kids Summer SUP’ Mondays-Wednesdays in August for the school summer holiday break for 9-16 year olds. Kids Summer SUP is held at our BRENTFORD LOCK site (Paddlers Avenue, London TW8 8LR – paid parking available at Holiday Inn Brentford)  on the non-tidal Grand Union Canal. Current dates available are as follows:

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‘My favourite parks’ with Councillor Guy Lambert

This week is national Love Parks Week. Organised by the Tidy Britain Group, it’s an annual celebration of the green and open spaces that are right on our doorsteps. The ones that many of us take for granted.  With more than 120 parks and open spaces in Hounslow, our borough has plenty to celebrate. In

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Why Boston Manor Park is my favourite Hounslow park

Boston Manor Park has been hitting the headlines recently, with the manor house having a starring role in TV documentary Heritage Rescue. With the renovation of the manor house nearing completion and the park also undergoing a transformation, these are exciting times for Boston Manor Park. Here, as part of our Love Parks Week series,

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A walk through Watermans Park

Hounslow Council and its partners are transforming the borough’s parks through a series of regeneration masterplans. One of these to benefit from this programme is Watermans Park in Brentford.  The new-look Watermans has new play facilities, improved access and footpaths, outdoor meeting and recreational spaces and much more.  The Friends of Watermans Park has been an important partner

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Come and witness the Industrial Revelation – Eco-Festival

Eco Festival sees nature fighting back against the machine! By Elaine Samuels Since the start of the industrial revolution in the 19th Century, the rise of the machine has been held partly responsible for the increase in carbon emissions, the acceleration of climate warming as well as using up the Earth’s natural resources faster than

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Great day out in Brentford

Brentford offers a wealth of places to explore for all the family, with a cluster of museums and cultural venues, Waterman’s independent cinema, sporting venues and interesting architecture.  Growing as a market town where the River Brent meets the Thames the town is steeped in Tudor and Jacobean history.  Significant regeneration is now underway re-modelling

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