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ReCollection on Portobello Wall
New art on Portobello Wall Portobello ReCollection, a new public artwork, is now on Portobello Road on the section between Oxford Gardens and Golborne Road, opposite the Spanish School. The work is a 2-metre high 100-metre long array of LP spines running along the wall

 George’s Portobello Fish Bar
Top chef loves George’s fish and chips
French gourmet chef Alain Ducasse, who runs Michelin-starred restaurants around the world, has rated Golborne’s own George’s Portobello Fish Bar as the second best fish and chip shop in London

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Shopping for food in Golborne - three of the best
If you like to cook, shopping for food on and around Golborne Road is real pleasure because of the choice and quality available. Read about three of our favourite places

Portobello Pop Up
Cinema comes to Golborne
Golborne is to have its own cinema under the Westway, just by Portobello Road. The Portobello Popup Cinema opens on Saturday July 10th (8.30pm) with a showing of the classic Bronco Bullfrog, ‘the film the UK forgot’

Athlone Gardens
Consultation on Athlone Gardens
During the redevelopment of Wornington Green Estate, Athlone Gardens will be partially built on. The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea wants to find out what local people would like to see in the remaining temporary park

New art on Portobello
New art on Portobello Road
New art works are up on the Portobello Road wall between Cambridge Gardens and Golborne Road until October 1st. The work consists of fifteen images of fresh fruit bought from Portobello Market

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Golborne Ward council election results
The three sitting Councillors in Golborne, all representing the Labour party, were re-elected to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea on May 6th

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Keith Stirling wins Mayor’s Award
Keith Stirling, well-known local character and Golborne Forum Board member, has won a Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Mayor’s Award for his outstanding contributions over the years to his community and to charity

Visualisation of new Wornington Green
Wornington Green planning permission granted
The Royal Borough has approved plans to demolish and rebuild the Wornington Green estate by the narrowest of margins. The planning committee was split five votes to five and the plans were approved by the use of the chair’s casting vote

Wornington Green visualisation
Wornington Green plans – Forum responds
Kensington Housing Trust has now submitted its full planning application for the demolition and renewal of the Wornington Green Estate. The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea will consider the application in Spring 2010

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Smokefree Homes
The Smokefree Homes Project aims to highlight the effects that smokers can have on people they share a home with, especially children. It is also keen to warn of the fire dangers that smoking can cause

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Put your Council to the test!
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is currently seeking residents to assess Council council services by acting as mystery shoppers