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Yesterday, 18:31

Brent Council’s lead member for social care has written to Chancellor George Osborne calling for him to consider the impact of government cuts to care services for the elderly and disabled.

Yesterday, 18:00
Cllr Muhammed Butt is warning of more cuts

Council Tax bills could be increased and further cuts to youth services and social care may go ahead in Brent, residents are being warned.

Yesterday, 17:18
The property in Alington Crescent where Anwar Mihsen lived (pic: Google)

A Kingsbury mother who fraudulently claimed £40,000 in housing benefit by concealing that her landlord was the father of her children has been jailed.

Yesterday, 16:02
Left to right: Gavin Grant,  Gareth Downie and Damian Martin Williams

Three men, including a professional footballer, who were jailed for murdering a 21-year-old in Stonebridge have lost an appeal against their convictions.

Yesterday, 13:09
Tomasz Kocik with Marta Ligman

An abusive boyfriend has been found guilty of battering his girlfriend unconscious in their Harlesden before stuffing her body into a suitcase and dumping it into a canal.

Yesterday, 12:41
Dawn Butler, MP for Brent Central outside her office in Willesden High Road

The Labour MP for Brent Central is asking residents for their views on military intervention in Syria before she is called to vote by the Government.

Yesterday, 10:52
Leader of Brent Council Cllr Muhammed Butt condemned the Paris attackers as

Muslim leaders in Brent have condemned terrorists who carried out attacks in Paris last week as “pure evil” and called for tolerance amid fears Muslims will fall victim to a rise in Islamophobic attacks.

Yesterday, 07:53
Police would like to speak to this man

Police have released the image of a man they would like to speak to after two bus drivers were assaulted in Willesden.

Mon, 18:07
Josh Hanson was stabbed to death on October 11

More than 1,000 people attended the funeral of a Kingsbury man who was stabbed to death in a ‘motiveless and unprovoked’ attack in Eastcote.


Saturday, November 21, 2015

QPR suffered injury-time agony at Middlesbrough on Friday night as Grant Leadbitter’s spot-kick condemned the Rs to a fifth successive away defeat.

Friday, November 20, 2015
Kevin Gallen is a QPR legend among supporters after his two spells at the club.

QPR favourite Kevin Gallen discusses Chris Ramsey’s departure, why he thinks Kenny Jackett is the ideal replacement and backs Rangers to get something on the road at Middlesbrough on Friday night.

Friday, November 20, 2015
James DeGale poses with his IBF super middleweight title at the Emirates last month

Harlesden boxer James DeGale insists he never had any doubt in his mind that he would one day become a world champion, as the 29-year-old seeks to defend his IBF super middleweight title in Canada next week.

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Hendon's Leon Smith battles with VCD Athletic's Ricardo Joseph during last month's 3-1 home victory.

Striker Leon Smith is adamant that Hendon can overturn the alarming slump that has left them drifting towards the Ryman Premier Division relegation zone.

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Brondesbury celebrate a wicket from captain Adam Wilson (centre) during the summer. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Brondesbury are recruiting members, players, coaches and sponsors for the 2016 season and beyond.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Martin Allen believes Chris Ramsey deserved more time at QPR

Martin Allen has called on QPR to have a ‘big shake- up’ after Neil Warnock was placed in temporary charge of the west London club following the sacking of Chris Ramsey.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Nedum Onuoha has no interest in entering management

QPR captain Nedum Onuoha says there is no chance he will venture into management when he eventually hangs up his boots.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Former Aston Villa coach Ray Wilkins (Nick Potts/PA Wire)

Ray Wilkins believes Tim Sherwood would be a good fit as QPR manager, and says Nigel Pearson should take over at their west London rivals Fulham.

Monday, November 16, 2015
James DeGale shows off his IBF super middleweight belt that he won after defeating Andre Dirrell, at the O2 Arena, London.

Harlesden boxer James DeGale has played down talk of facing Carl Froch in the near future, insisting the latter’s recent comments about giving him a ‘pasting’ are merely a ‘publicity stunt’.


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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