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’10 out of 10’, Tom recommends Hounslow Family Hub ‘Dad’s Play’

Every Tuesday morning, Tom and his two children, Dakota and Jaxx, visit Feltham Family Hub for ‘Dad’s Play’, a free, stay and play group for children aged under four with dads or male carers This is one of the services offering by Hounslow Family Hubs for families with children aged 0-19 or up to 25

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Easy pancake recipe for Shrove Tuesday

It’s Pancake Day (aka Shrove Tuesday) when many across the nation will be getting their whisks and pans ready for this annual celebration. If you’re looking for an easy recipe to make your own, check out the instructions below. Ingredients: Optional yummy add-ins: How to make it: Tips:

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Elevate Your Creative Business with Free Marketing Workshops!

Are you a creative living in Hounslow? Discover the secrets to successful marketing tailored for creatives in two powerful workshops led by Lizzy Lambie, co-founder of Fashion Meets Music. Unleash your potential and transform your approach to branding, social media, and customer identification. We know how difficult it can be to join a workshop if

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Call Out to Artists and Creatives for the Summer of Culture 2024 Programme ‘Tours and Trails’

Exploring Hounslow: Your Chance to Shape Summer of Culture 2024 Hey, Hounslow creative minds! We’ve got some thrilling news to share – Hounslow Council is on the lookout for artists and creatives to join hands in crafting an unforgettable Summer of Culture for 2024. If you’ve got a passion for art, culture, and a dash

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FREE sci-fi exhibition opens at Gunnersbury Park Museum

Fans of iconic British sci-fi favourites including Doctor Who, Red Dwarf and the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy will be heading to West London as Gunnersbury Park Museum’s new ‘Set to Stun’ exhibition materialises following a successful crowdfunding campaign with Art Fund’s Art Happens. Raising over £16,000 from community donations, this is the first major

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Autumn half-term holiday activities at Hounslow Libraries

As the long winter nights draw in and Halloween approaches, Hounslow’s libraries have magiced up some seasonal sessions, certain to cast a spell over your little ones this half term holiday. From scary mask and finger puppet making to autumn crown creating, there is something for everyone with many of the sessions free or a

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Black History Month 2023

Hounslow Council have collaborated with The Sankofa London Schools Project to produce a publicly and permanently accessible digital learning resource, adaptable to most age groups in Celebration of Our Sisters for Black History Month 2023. We hope it will enable and encourage a wider section of the Hounslow community to see themselves reflected in London

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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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Hounslow Heath – A remarkable historic landscape and home to rare reptiles

As part of our series of features for Love Parks Week, we asked Paul Wood, author of London is a Forest, to tell us about his favourite open space in Hounslow. My book, ‘London is a Forest’ takes the form of seven urban forest trails which follow routes in or out from the centre of

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Adventurous summer cycling routes through and to the London Borough of Hounslow

A long summer lies ahead of us and so it’s a great time to pick up your bike and venture out and about both in the borough and beyond, but what are the best routes to take for some cycling summer fun? This article will share some of those with you below.  Route 1: from

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16 more hidden gem brunch & lunch spots to try in Hounslow borough this spring

A few months ago we held a competition for locals to recommend their best brunch spots in Hounslow. We are happy to announce that our winner for the brunch recommendations competition is Brenda Daly who has her own award-winning microbakery, Daly Bread in Isleworth since 2017. Brenda also runs classes on baking and breadmaking and

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15 cracking parks to egg-splore this Easter!

Spring has officially sprung so it’s a great time of year to get outdoors and explore your local parks. We’re lucky to have a huge variety and number of parks in the Borough of Hounslow but did you know that 21 of them have been given a Green Flag Award? This award celebrates amazing spaces

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Great places to experience live music in Hounslow borough

After nearly two years of uncertainty surrounding live music due to Covid, our local live music venues are welcoming back audiences through their doors once again. So, the next free evening you’ve got nothing to do, why not check out one of these top venues suggested by the Hounslow Musicians’ Network (HMN) and support the local

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Join the inHounslow Arts & Culture group

Want to share what you love the most about Arts & Culture in Hounslow? Become an inHounslow contributor and help us celebrate the best arts and culture our borough has to offer. Passionate about the arts and cultural scene in Hounslow and think you can give it a stronger voice? We’re looking for local arts

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Join the inHounslow Green Days Out Club

We’re looking for green-minded adventurers with ideas on how to enjoy cosy nights in and fun days out in an eco-friendly way – and those of you excited to engage with local businesses that are putting the planet first. Sounds like you? Sign up and share your green ideas with the Hounslow community, helping people

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17 hidden gem brunch & lunch spots to try in Hounslow borough this winter

If you’re a food and drink lover looking for a more unique local experience and want to discover a different side of London off the beaten path, come explore the rich variety of restaurants, cafes, bistros, bars and more in Hounslow! Whether you’re looking for places that serve the best brunches and lunches for a

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Top 10 tips to stay active on your bike this winter

Let Jon Marks at Back In The Saddle Bikes guide you through the best ways to winter-proof you and your bike as 2021 draws to a close. Whether you’re new to cycling, returning after many years away, or looking to cycle more, there’s never been a better time to get you and your bike ready.

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Join the inHounslow Food & Drink Club

Hi hungry Hounslowians, Have a cosy restaurant in mind for date night? The perfect cafe for a business meeting? Eager to share nutritional advice? The inHounslow Food & Drink Club is your opportunity to share your secrets on the best places to eat, drink, and relax in the borough.  Sounds good? Just fill in this

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Join the inHounslow Cycling Club

Hi Cyclists,  Know the best cycling routes in Hounslow borough? Have advice for those wanting to start commuting by bike? Got tips for riding to work and still looking presentable? We want to hear from you. The inHounslow Cycling Club is looking for cyclists and cycling lovers to share their knowledge, advice and tips to

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Join Hounslow Musicians’ Network: Our growing line-up of live music lovers

Hi Music Makers, We’re the Hounslow Musicians’ Network (HMN), a new group of local musicians and promoters that want to turn the volume back up in the borough. And we’re looking for more makers to join our band. We are friends eclectic 😉 You could be a solo musician, a promoter, a pub landlord or

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Exploring Hounslow

Hounslow town centre is the junction of two roads dating back to pre-Roman times, once the main thoroughfares connecting London to the West Country.  Originally a tollgate controlled the flow from Hounslow Heath and the west.  Fortunately, the tollgate has now gone or been moved into a CZ area in central London. Visit 1: Try

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Leisure and fun in Chiswick

Visit 1: Retail Therapy – half day Once a residential village, is now a very upmarket area of London Chiswich offers a lovely day out to visitors.  At its heart is the bustling, tree lined Chiswick High Road is crammed with modern and vintage furniture shops, gift and home accessory stores and many fashion retailers.   

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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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