Story archive - 2014
The Blenheim Project - 50 Years
The Blenheim Project was founded in 1964 and has been helping people with drug and alcohol problems in and around Golborne and across London for the last 50 years. Golborne Life went to meet some key members of staff to find out more
Local history: The Mitre
Reader Michael Harris has written to Golborne Life with a query about The Mitre that used to stand at 62 Golborne Road, on the corner with Wornington Road. Can you remember anything about this long gone pub?
Golborne Ward election results
The Labour Party retained all three Golborne Ward seats in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council election on May 22nd. Emma Dent Coad and Pat Mason were both re-elected, and Bevan Powell was elected for the first time
New website for Hutch
Hutch, the interiors shop on Golborne Road has just launched a new website. Owner Georgia Hendey says, "We've got a particular passion for mid-20th century chairs at the moment which we source and refurbish ourselves."
New chair for Golborne Forum
After eight years as chair of the Golborne Forum Board, Susie Parsons is stepping down and Roger Roberts is taking on the position. Both have been Forum members since the group was founded in April 2006.
Wornington Green News
Most of the first new block on the Wornington Green Estate, Orwell Mansions, is now complete. You can walk along Bonchurch Road, between Wornington Road and Portobello Road or down Munro Mews to see the new flats and houses
City Living, Local Life
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has just released the 2013 annual report of its City Living, Local Life funding initiative. This is a ward level grants programme, called Love Golborne in Golborne Ward
New bike hire locations
The latest expansion of Transport for London's cycle hire scheme has brought a docking station to the doorstep of Golborne, just over the tube line on All Saints Road. The new dock is beside Tavistock Gardens