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See the fun at the July 2018 Golborne Road Festival!

The 2018 Golborne Road Festival in July was graced by beautifully warm, sunny weather and the good folks of Golborne had a cracking time enjoying live music, food and plenty of fun for the children. Take a look at some photos to see what was happening on the day.

Silver Sunday 2018
This year Silver Sunday falls on 7 October. A two-week programme from 2 to 13 October offers older RBK&C residents the chance to meet new people, try out new activities, have fun and stay active and involved in their communities

Restaurant review: Palki
Golborne Life takes a look at one of the neighbourhood’s longest established restaurants, Palki. If you love Indian food that’s a cut above the usual fare, then this eatery at 44 Golborne Road will be right up your street.

Golborne Road shops in days gone by
The RBK&C local studies librarian Dave Walker recently posted a fascinating two-part piece about Golborne Road shops on the Library Time Machine Blog. The first post looks at photos from 1969-70 and the second part publishes photos from 1997-98.

Arts education in Golborne
Kensington & Chelsea College on Wornington Road – no longer earmarked for demolition and replacement with flats thanks to an active community campaign – has a range of exciting creative arts courses starting in January 2019

Focus on Business: Sharp & Flask
You might have noticed Danny Di Giulio’s smart new barbershop, Sharp and Flask, that’s recently appeared on Golborne Road. It’s up at number just by the railway bridge in the more-or-less derelict site that was redeveloped last year

Friendship Bench commemorates Susie Parsons
Golborne Forum’s former chair, Susie Parsons is now commemorated at the corner of Golborne Road and Southam Street by a new Friendship Bench. Susie passed away in June 2015 and is much missed by her family, friends and colleagues

Focus on Business: Samadali Muradi - Rainbow News
There’s been a newsagent at 63 Golborne Road, on the corner of Wornington Road, for many years but it was in the summer of 2014 that current proprietor Samadali Muradi took over the business.

Is there a ‘Science District’ in Golborne?
Writing on the Library Time Machine blog, RBK&C local studies librarian Dave Walker freely admitted that he’d made up a neighbourhood in Golborne, the Science District. But there are (or were) actually four streets in the area named for scientists

Restaurant review: Flat Iron
Flat Iron at 46 Golborne Road is the latest Golborne restaurant opening. Number 46 has seen a number of restaurants over the years including TV chef Anthony Worrall Thompson in the late 1990s and, most recently, the short-lived John Doe

Local history: St Joseph's Home for the Elderly
Golborne has seen many changes over the years, changes that continue with developments like the renewal of the Wornington Green Estate. One big change that happened in the 1980s was the demolition of St Joseph's Home for the Elderly

Focus on business: Green Endings
Green Endings, an independent funeral directors, has just opened at 42 Golborne Road. Founded in 2000, the company has branches in Tufnell Park and Twickenham and it aims to offer a wider choice of funeral arrangements

Wild West 10
Golborne Road film now online
Oral history documentary about Golborne Road, Wild West 10 – Golborne Stories of Struggle and Resistance, made by Year 5 children from Bevington Primary School and arts organisation Digital:Works is now available to watch here

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