A Rally Against Heathrow Expansion

HeathrowRallyRichmond10AM, Saturday 19th November - Richmond Green

There is a rally against heathrow expansion being held this Saturday on Richmond Green. It is being organised by Zac Goldsmith and will be attended by the leaders of the 4 local authorities currently taking the Government to court over the decision along with a host of other interested groups.


Why I Joined CHATR

Garth Gascoigne - CHATR Treasurer. 

The events which led ultimately to my joining CHATR provide a salutary lesson. A number of years ago, shortly prior to the arrival of my first daughter, we decided that we would need more space. At the time we were living in Hammersmith but could not find anything suitable in the area. Our first preference was Chiswick but few properties came onto the market. It seemed that once people settled in the area they were reluctant to move.

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Take A Short Walk On Monday

ShortWalkPosterJoin Chatr in front of Chiswick Town Hall, Heathfield Terrace, W4 4JN AT 9.30am on Monday 22nd February (this coming Monday) to protest about the Third Runway being proposed for Heathrow Airport.

CHATR Launches The ‘Heathrow Hurdles’ Campaign

Despite the rain and an early start, a large group of Chiswick residents gathered to launch the ‘Heathrow Hurdles Campaign’ outside Chiswick Town Hall on Monday 22 February. “These are hurdles that we believe Heathrow can never jump’ said Hamish Pringle who created the ‘Hurdles Campaign’ for HACAN. ‘They include pollution, noise, security, homes lost, cost, climate change, and the scale of the opposition. Each one of these creates very significant problems for Heathrow that we believe make the 3rd runway undeliverable”.

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Campaigners ‘Plant’ 2000 black paper planes outside Parliament

CarolineWilliamsCroppedOn January 5th, the day Parliament returned, campaigners against a third runway at Heathrow ‘planted’ around 2000 black paper planes in Victoria Gardens in Westminster at 10am to highlight the fact that 2016 will be a grim year for residents if a new runway is given the go-ahead.   The number is significant as we expect around 2000 flights at day will use the airport if it gets a third runway, up from 1350 a day at present.

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