Hundreds of residents are being assured the building they live in is safe despite its cladding failing a safety test ordered by the government after the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Celebrity chef Levi Roots is to cook up some fun as he descends on Cricklewood’s most famous bingo hall.

Three small organisations in Brent have received recognition and £1,000 for the difference they make to their communities.

Residents in Roe Green Village have expressed relief that a controversial planning application to build commercial football pitches in a nearby school has been declined.

The future of a pub’s community space is uncertain as a developer’s application to turn the building into flats is due to go before planners.

Cllr Ketan Sheth, Brent Council’s chair of community and wellbeing scrutiny committee, writes:

Brent Central MP Dawn Butler is urging the council to fit sprinklers in all of its high rise blocks to avert another fire tragedy after visiting an estate in Kilburn.

A vicar in Kensal Green is opening up his church for a charitable afternoon of family fun organised by two of his parishioners.

A Harlesden resident whose life was saved by blood transfusions is calling on more black donors in Brent to donate.

Young and old are invited to join a charity run to raise awareness of knife crime in memory of a Kingsbury man stabbed to death.

The sun shone down in Gladstone Park as hundreds of people enjoyed a day of free fun, games and dog shows.

Brent Central’s MP has been appointed shadow minister for diverse communities, by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

More than 2,600 people - from toddlers through to senior citizens -joined in the annual 10K challenge at Neasden Temple and held a minute’s silence for those who perished in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Three women from Brent including a school governor, a former nurse and a foster carer have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

People in the borough have rushed to help victims in different ways after hundreds lost everything in the Grenfell Tower blaze.

Three women have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old woman in Kilburn.

Safety checks and estate visits are taking place in Brent to ensure all its 37 high rise towers are checked “without delay” following the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

A tennis club in Kensal Green is taking on the mantle of a music venue for a blues night to celebrate or commiserate the general election result.

A teenager who sexually assaulted a lone woman on a Brent bus as part of a spree of sex attacks has been jailed for 16 months.

All three Labour MPs in Brent have held on to their seats with landslide victories.

The polls have now closed and the verdicts are due.

Visitors to Brent Cross can now add some spirituality to their day’s shopping with the launch of a new multi-faith prayer and quiet room.

A father and son from Wembley are on the run after being convicted of masterminding an £80m money laundering operation for organised criminals across the UK.

A teenager who appeared at court charged with raping a boy in Kingsbury has been remanded again ahead of his next court appearance.

The prime minister has praised the Hindu community for being “inspiring role models” while visiting the Neasden Temple ahead of the general election this Thursday.

A Muslim community in Wembley has condemned the terror attack in London Bridge urging the government to ‘find’ and ‘punish’ criminals severely.

A rogue travel agent from Kingsbury who conned thousands of pounds out of unsuspecting holidaymakers with non-existent flights has been jailed for a year.

A man who stabbed his teenage cousin to death in an unprovoked attack in Wembley has been given an indefinite hospital order.

With ambition to cut knife crime with a comb a Willesden Green hairdresser is fundraising to offer young people a life away from gangs.

A murder investigation is under way in Kilburn after a woman was found stabbed to death in a flat.

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