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ABOUT 200 passengers had to be led to safety by firemen after strong winds caused a tree to fall onto overhead power lines on the Piccadilly Line during rush hour yesterday.
The sparks from the lines set fire to the tree after it hit near Acton Town Station.
MASTER an impressive fuss-free dinner party menu and raise money for a good cause at an evening class next week.
Chef Philippa Munro will lead the session at the Kids' Cookery School in Gunnersbury Lane, Acton.
TUBE union RMT have today announced plans to ballot for drivers and instructors to strike on the Piccadilly Line in a row over shift pattern changes and working conditions.
The union accused London Underground of 'riding roughshod' over agreements made between the two sides.
YOUNG people will get an insight and help finding a job in the construction industry at a workshop on Friday (22).
An apprentices will talk about his experiences and experts will be on hand to give advice on writing CVs and interview skills.
FOOTBALL coaching from QPR, Zumba and dance demonstrations, and a bike repairs will be among the highlights drawing in the crowd to the Acton Vale Community Centre's open day.
A GROUP is taking art out of the galleries and onto the streets and need both artists and venues to get involved.
A NEW exhibition exploring the diversity of art, from painting to ceramics and even work created on iPads, starts today (8).
Fine artist Pamela Garnet Lawson organised the event at the W3 Gallery in Acton High Street.
RESIDENTS have the chance to explore the public art works in the area with a guided tour by the artists who created them on Friday (9).
It starts at 2pm, at the APPLE Art Block in Acton Park and will end at the mosaic artist Carrie Reichardt's studio around 4 pm.
THE FUTURE of two day care centres relied on by people with learning disabilities will be decided at a town hall meeting next week.
Learning Curve in Roslin Road and the nearby Stirling Road Centre, in Acton, will be shut in May if council plans go ahead.
An ELDERLY man has died after being hit by a car on Christmas Day.