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Plans have been submitted to Brent Council proposing to develop the site of a former office block in Wembley into two towers contaning 239 new homes.

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Brent Council plan to hike the price of parking for visitors

An online petition has been launched calling for Brent Council to abandon its plans to hike up parking charges by 200 per cent.

Danny Taylor has been charged with eight counts of robbery

A man has been charged with carrying out eight violent street robberies, some armed, in Willesden and Dollis Hill.

Kocik with Marta Ligman

An abusive boyfriend who murdered his girlfriend before stuffing her in a suitcase and dumping it in canal has been jailed for life today.

The Ade Adepitan Short Breaks Centre rated outstanding by Ofsted education chiefs

A centre in Kingsbury for young people with special needs which was named after a paralympian wheelchair star has been rated outstanding by education watchdogs, Ofsted.

Thomas Kocik will be sentenced today

An abusive boyfriend from Harlesden who murdered his girlfriend and dumped her body in a suitcase in a canal is due to be sentenced at the Old Bailey today.

Treetops Nursery in Doyle Gardens has reopened (pic: Nathalie Raffray)

There’s relief for parents and staff as children are allowed back at a Willesden nursery closed by educations watchdogs Ofsted over an unpaid invoice.

London Ambulance Service has been placed in special measures

The London Ambulance Service has been placed in special measures following an inspection by a health watchdog.

Yesterday, 19:27
Sudbury Primary School

The headteacher of a primary school in Sudbury has been suspended amid allegations of serious misconduct.


James DeGale’s trainer, Jim McDonnell, believes the Harlesden fighter will knock out Lucian Bute in Canada on Saturday – and could do it within just three rounds.

Kilburn Cosmos remain unbeaten this season, with eight straight league wins to their name

Kilburn Cosmos put in yet another excellent team performance as they maintained their unbeaten run by thrashing London French on Saturday.

Former QPR head coach Chris Ramsey has hailed Grant Hall

EXCLUSIVE: Former QPR head coach Chris Ramsey believes Grant Hall’s impressive form this season showed the club were making progress in some aspects of their long-term plans during his tenure.

Yesterday, 18:36
Surrey winners of the Division 2 LV County Championship  (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

English cricket will break with tradition in 2016 after the England and Wales Cricket Board announced a new rule which will see the forsaking of the toss.

Wed, 19:00
Eddie Barrett (left) and Francie McDonagh (right) celebrate reaching the semi-finals with Hooks coach Steve Newland

Hooks ABC had a stellar afternoon at the NABC GB National quarter-finals on Saturday, with two fighters joining Nathan Brown in progressing to the semi-finals of the competition.

Rob Green has yet again been an ever-present for QPR this season

Rob Green says QPR have struggled for any kind of continuity since he has been at the club.

Wed, 14:00
Wealdstone boss Gordon Bartlett

Wealdstone boss Gordon Bartlett praised his side’s work ethic as they left it late to snatch a point at home to Whitehawk on Monday – but says there is still huge room for improvement in their game.

Grant Hall has been in impressive form for QPR this season

EXCLUSIVE: QPR goalkeeper Rob Green believes Grant Hall has all the ingredients to develop into a top-class player and has praised the defender’s communication skills.

Wed, 09:06
James DeGale .  (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Londoner James DeGale insists he is happy to fight away from home more often ahead of his trip to Canada this week.


Monday, October 26, 2015

The game’s afoot at this poetic gastropub with a glimpse of paradise, says Bridget Galton.

Alice In Wonderland. Picture: Disney

Alex Bellotti looks at what the week-long celebration of books and culture has in store.

A Wolf In Snake Skin Shoes at The Tricycle Theatre. Picture: Mark Douet

This unsubtle update of Miliere’s Tartuffe misses its target, says Marianka Swain.

Emilio Doorgasingh (Sharuk) in The Merchant of Vembley. Picture: Shyamantha Asokan

This relocated Merchant of Venice is full of joy and insight, says Aline Waites.

Gina McKee will star in Florian Zeller's new play, The Mother. Picture: PA

The Tricycle Theatre follows up its success earlier this year with Florian Zeller’s The Father by staging his new play starring acclaimed actress Gina McKee.

Sharon D. Clarke and Ayesha Antoine in rehearsals for A Wolf In Snakeskin Shoes. Picture: Mark Douet

The Crouch End actress tells Alex Bellotti why she’s happy for the audience to get involved in the Tricycle’s new show, A Wolf In Snakeskin Shoes.

Picture: Kerstin Rodgers

Kerstin Rodgers, aka. the blogger Ms Marmite Lover, says a squash and a squeeze can get the most out of these versatile veg.

Yasmine Smart is the female Ringmaster hosting the Big Dutch Circus in Kingsbury  Pic credit: Adam Thomas

Roll up roll up, the Big Dutch Circus has arrived in Kingsbury.

The Merchant of Venice is transposed to the South Asian community of north west London in a black comedy of forbidden love that examines Islamaphobia, hears Bridget Galton.

The Netherlands National Circus is coming to Brent for six days and nights

Fifteen family tickets are to be won for an international circus stopping in Kingsbury next week.

Comedienne Shazia Mirza. Picture: Nigel Sutton

The Muslim comic tells Bridget Galton about her new show, The Kardashians Made Me Do It, and how it’s already been censored by the Tricycle Theatre.

Zippos Circus is coming to Brent

Zippos Circus is coming to Brent tomorrow and it promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Mezzorama is in Walm Lane

MezzoRoma may have an Italian sounding name but their cuisine promises to take you to countries stretched across the globe.

The restaurant has an informal feel about it

I need to be honest - the thought of dining at a ‘grill restaurant’ conjured up visions of my parents taking me to a Bernie Inn as a child in the 1980s.

A Brimful of Asha

A new show at the Tricycle theatre, A Brimful of Asha, sees Ravi Jain and his mother, Asha, argue about her ill-fated attempts to find him a bride, he tells Alex Bellotti.

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