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FEBRUARY18 EDITORIAL H appy new year. We consider various aspects of personal health in this edition – three volunteers have taken on our Get Moving challenge to improve aspects of their physical wellbeing (p16-17); we paid a visit to the Solace Centre which provides all-year-round support for those with mental health problems (p20); and we have news of Southall sharing in a Sport England fund to help people who are currently inactive (p7), we look at a new Better Lives care programme (p6) and also catch up with the latest on the new sporting hub at Gunnersbury Park (p9). 8 12 There is a lot more in here, too. The local elections are around the corner so you need to make sure you are registered to vote (see p19); and you have a last chance to sign the hospitals campaign petition (p12-13). 27 CONTENTS 4  UP FRONT: Budget 1 5  JOB WEBSITE: Skills, training, vacancies 5  LEADER’S NOTES: Councillor Julian Bell 16  GET MOVING: Residents take challenge 6  UP FRONT: Future Ealing 19  REGISTERED? Preparing to vote 7  UP FRONT: Sport England fund 20  PLACE OF SOLACE: Mental health 8  UP FRONT: Seasons of Ealing 23  CYCLE SAFETY: Police on patrol @EalingNewsExtra PUBLISHER Ealing Council, Communications, Perceval House, 14‑16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing W5 2HL, Tel: 020 8825 5000 EDITOR Richard Nadal, [email protected] ADVERTISING [email protected] Distribution: 138,000 copies. Ealing Council does not accept responsibility for goods or services offered by advertisers. Opinion expressed in this magazine is not necessarily that of the council. Please use your blue recycling bin when you dispose of this and other magazines. February 2018 ealingnewse | 10  SPRING CLEAN: Triple tidy-up 25  GARDEN WASTE: Subscribe for collection 12  HOSPITALS: Sign the petition 27  COUNCILLORS 14  APPRENTICES: Career opportunities 30  BEFORE YOU GO: Zoo’s spring fun /EalingLondo n |  @EalingNewsE xtra Budget update: Council fi nances p4 Big spring clean: Join an event p10 Finding Solace: Mental health p20 Get moving Volunteers take up challenge p16 & fi tness funding p7 Save our hospitals three 20 Richard Nadal EDITOR p12 ACTON EALING GREENFORD HANWELL NORTHOLT PERIVALE SOUTHA Around Ealing Feb 18_v6.indd 1 LL 14/01/2018 00:03 around ealing    February 2018 3