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Golborne Forum responds to Borough consultation
The Golborne Forum Board has responded to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s latest consultation document on the future of Golborne, Core strategy and North Kensington plan: Towards preferred options

Christopher Smith of Open Age
New service from Open Age
Golborne based charity project Open Age has a new staff member, Christopher Smith (pictured). He is running the outreach and link support service which aims to prevent isolation, loneliness and associated ill health in the over-50s

Kensal Green Cemetery
Kensal Green Cemetery
Kensal Green Cemetery’s seventy-seven acres lie just to the west of Golborne Ward, across Ladbroke Grove. Though undeniably somewhat melancholy, the cemetery is a haven of peace and tranquillity.

’Soft Landing’, sculpture at Meanwhile Gardens
New sculpture at Meanwhile Gardens
A new sculpture has been unveiled at Meanwhile Gardens. Entitled ‘Soft Landing’ and sited near the skateboard bowl, the piece is the work of artist Steve Bunn

Robin in a Golborne garden
Golborne birds
In search of a Golborne wildlife experience, Ken Macdonald looks to the skies and discovers that the neighbourhood hosts an astonishing variety of birds

Wornington Green newsletter
Wornington Green – new website
Kensington Housing Trust has launched a new website dedicated to all the issues arising from the regeneration of the Wornington Green Estate

 Diarmud Gavin with children from Middle Row Primary School
Top gardener at Middle Row Primary School
Local garden designer and TV personality Diarmuid Gavin visited Golborne's Middle Row Primary School the other day to help the children and teachers to plant some fruit trees

View of Golborne Road from Trellick Tower
North Kensington Area Action Plan
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is currently consulting on the North Kensington Area Action Plan which aims to encourage regeneration in this part of the Borough, including Golborne

Detail from mural by Alex Martinez
New mural in Golborne
This intriguing, and huge, new mural appeared recently on the gable end of the Number Ten Bar, just opposite Trellick Tower. The artist is Alexander Martinez.

Meanwhile Gardens
Meanwhile Gardens wins People’s Millions lottery award
Meanwhile Gardens has won a grant of £80,000 from the People’s Millions Lottery Award for its Building Biodiversity Project

A beach for Golborne?
A beach for Golborne?
Local entrepreneur Alan Grant has big plans for the empty site under the Westway on the corner of Acklam and Portobello Roads. He wants to put a beach there