Entries by Millie Cooke

Gyms and indoor pools reopen 25 July

The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport announced on 8 July that gyms and indoor pools could reopen. Beauty salons, tanning shops and tattooists can reopen in England from Monday 13 July. Outdoor arts performances and club cricket can also resume. Images above: Outside ‘pods’ and cleaning routine at the Hogarth Club Hogarth […]

Cllr Joanna Biddolph publishes her vision for Chiswick

Cllr Joanna Biddolph, leader of the Conservative councillors in Chiswick, has published her vision for how she would like Chiswick to be in the future. She set up the Chiswick Shops Task Force two years ago (July 2018) to come up with ideas to solve what councillors  described as the ‘crisis’ facing local shops, warning […]

Hogarth Community Centre welcomes back its first group of young people

Hogarth Community Centre reopened on Monday 22 June and welcomed the first group of young people through its doors, having been closed for three months during lockdown. Hogarth Community Centre runs a youth programme that provides activities and support for young people ranging from age eight to 21. They provide opportunities for ‘young people to […]

Charity shops left behind as Chiswick High Rd reopens

After almost four months of lockdown, high streets which were almost completely unrecognisable during the pandemic are slowly coming back to life, with shops – and now bars, restaurants and pubs – reopening. Charity shops, it seems, are being left behind. Although some charity shops are undergoing a phased reopening of their stores, fear of […]