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Peter Crouch donation to the Museum!

England centre forward, Peter Crouch, has recently given one of his signed England shirts to Gunnersbury Park Museum. Peter is a local lad from Ealing and a former pupil of North Ealing and Drayton Manor Schools. At 6ft 7ins he
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Spencer Perceval Exhibition

  Spencer Perceval and All Saints Church New exhibition at Gunnersbury Park Museum,  October 3 2009 – Jan 3 2010 Spencer Perceval was the only Ealing resident to become Prime Minister (in 1809) and the only British Prime Minister to
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Good News About Toilets

  This is a progress report on the building of a new unisex toilet in GunnersburyPark. In response to the widespread public criticism of toilet provision at Gunnersbury, the London Borough of Ealing allocated from its own resources £125,000 to
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“Beware – Falling Masonry”

On Tuesday evening (11th) several chunks of masonry fell from the first floor of the Small Mansion. They had been pushed out by plant roots growing in the structure. Luckily no one was injured.
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The “Stakeholders” Meetings

  Although the original idea was to form a group of people who represented societies and organisations, who could consult their members and represent their views, the stakeholder meetings have been open to anybody, and most of the opinions expressed
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The London Mela, Sunday 16 August, 1pm to 8.30pm

Full details and the running order of all the acts at this year’s Mela at Gunnersbury can be found at www.londonmela.org. Admission to this hugely enjoyable and very colourful event is free. It is supported by BBC Radio Asian Network, the
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More floods in the Large Mansion museum stores

The structure of the Large Mansion is proving unable to cope with the heavy rainstorms that West London experienced in July. One major downpour caused water to flow down the walls of the Victorian Kitchens and the Housekeeper’s Still Room
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Volunteers needed, 20 September 2009

Vanda Foster, Gunnersbury’s curator, writes: We plan to open the Large Mansion, the Bath-house and the Temple at Gunnersbury on the Sunday of London Open House weekend. We are short of volunteers for the Temple. We are hoping some Gunnersbury
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