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Golborne Forum chair, Roger Roberts, unveils the Friendship Bench commemorating Susie Parsons.

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 she is much missed by her family, friends, and colleagues in Golborne and further afield

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

Grenfell fire: KCTMO stripped of housing management role
People living in Golborne properties owned by the Council will in future no longer have their homes managed by the Kensington & Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO)

Focus on local business: The Cockney Jew Trattoria
Self-styled Cockney Jew Clint Bone is the man behind one of the food stalls on the passageway between Portobello Road and Acklam Road, just off the Portobello and Cambridge Gardens junction

Fun at the Golborne Road Festival!
The 2017 Golborne Road Festival on July 9 had some great weather and hordes of friendly adults and children in party mood. A thousand thanks to all the volunteer organisers, sponsors and supporters who made the Festival possible!
Enjoy a collection of photos from the day here

Golborne’s Banksy on the move
Golborne’s very own Banksy, which appeared on the side of 274 Portobello Road back in 2007, is to be moved. But it’s not going far – just one storey up on the same building. Luxury property developers Enstar Capital are behind the scheme

The Eagle re-opens
The Eagle at 250 Ladbroke Grove has changed hands again, but the good news is that it’s still a proper local pub. The new owner is Hippo Inns, a small chain with eight pubs around London

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

Goldfinger Factory
Goldfinger Factory is a social enterprise based in Trellick Tower that turns waste into gold by using discarded materials to build cutting-edge furniture and trains local people in craft skills

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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