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Cllr Zaffar Van Kalwala

Brent Labour councillor charged with three offences

A Labour councillor in Brent has been charged with three offences following an alleged assault in Wembley.

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John Dowdall went missing in Cricklewood

Diabetic man who went missing in Cricklewood found

A diabetic man who went missing in Cricklewood has been found safe and well, the Metropolitian police has confirmed.

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Charles Garforth

Paving stone laid in Willesden in memory of World War One soldier awarded a Victoria Cross

A soldier from Willesden has become one of the first in the country to have a paving stone laid to honour his gallantry during the First World War.

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Officers stormed addresses across London

Police arrested eight people in Brent in Notting Hill Carnival crackdown

Officers made eight arrests in Brent as part of a London-wide operation to stop suspects from carrying out criminal acts at Notting Hill Carnival.

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Notting Hill (Pic credit: Mayhew)

Rabbits dumped by being hurled over fence into park in Wembley

Two rabbits are looking for a new family after they were dumped by their owner who callously hurled them over a fence into a park in Wembley.

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Junior Cooper has been jailed for 12 years

Queen’s Park robber jailed for vicious attacks on women in Westminster, Kentish Town and St John’s Wood

A violent robber from Queen’s Park who throttled two women from behind before snatching their valuables has been jailed for nine years today.

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This pic of of Aine Davis was recovered from his wife's mobile phone

Harlesden man believed to be a jihadist fighter for ISIS in Syria could face UK ban

A Harlesden man believed to be a jihadist fighter for ISIS in Syria could face a UK ban if the government bring in new laws tackle British extremists.

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Helicopter police spotted the glowing proposal in Gladstone Park on Saturday (pic credit: MPS)

Police helicopter spots marriage proposal in Dollis Hill park

A romantic walk in the park took on a new meaning after a man made a marriage proposal by using lit candles in a park in Dollis Hill.

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The new temple donated £30,000 to St Luke's Hospice

New Kingsbury temple gives £30k to Kenton charity

A Kenton charity has been given a £30,000 cash injection thanks to the fundraising efforts by members of a new temple in Kingsbury.

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Darren Innes, CEO of Has My Identity Been Stolen, has urged people to check if their data is exposed. Picture: Polly Hancock

Personal details of 47,000 Brent residents for sale on the dark web

The personal information of more than 47,000 people living in Brent has been put up for sale on the dark web, according to new data revealing the startling scale of online identity fraud.

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Convicted dealer arrested after police seize air rifle and drugs at address in Stonebridge

Police have seized an air rifle and drugs after raiding an address in Stonebridge last night in the hunt for a wanted drug dealer.

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Stacy McKnigh, right, and Lamarra Thompson, left, with Marcia Johnson’'s winning hairstyles.

Hairdresser from Brent wins her 16th industry award

An award-winning hairdresser from Brent has scooped her 16th accolade by being named the ‘Weave Stylist of the Year’.

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New home appeal by The Mayhew for a pair of Dalmatians

The Mayhew Animal home is looking for a new family to adopt a pair of Dalmatians who ended up in their care after their owners split up.

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Last year's sleepover at Wembley Stadium

Jacksonville Jaguars to host sleepover for underprivileged children at Wembley Stadium

An American football club will be hosting a sleepover at Wembley Stadium for 100 underprivileged children from London.

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Seahorses Nursery in Kilburn (Pic credit: Jonathan Goldberg)

Nursery in Kilburn keeps inadequate grade from Ofsted despite improvements

A nursery in Kilburn has been commended for improving standards following a string of damning reports by Ofsted inspectors.

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James Denselow

Home Office to target bosses who employ illegal immigrants in Wembley

Rogue bosses in Wembley who employ illegal immigrants will be targeted as part of a Home Office initiative.

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Martino Remani (Pic credit: Central News)

Cricklewood man found guilty of £132k bank scam walks free from court

A businessman from Cricklewood who went on a spending spree with £132,000 siphoned into his account from unsuspecting victims has walked free from court.

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Kenton couple accused of forcing trafficked teenager into prostitution

A Romanian couple from Kenton have been accused of forcing a teenager into prostitution after luring her to the UK with the promise of babysitting job.

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Orlando Phipps enjoyed an impressive set of GCSE results

Son of Sherlock actress gains impressive GCSEs at Capital City Academy

A Capital City Academy student and son of a famous English actress, who starred in hit television programme Sherlock, celebrated his impressive set of GCSE results.

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Students from JFS school in Kenton

JFS celebrate 99.9 per cent GCSE pass rate

JFS are celebrating a three per cent surge in top GCSE results -achieving an overall pass rate of 99.9 per cent.

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Ruoqiao (right) and Marjon (2nd from right) from Preston Manor School achieved 14 A* and 7 As between them

Preston Manor students achieve GCSE top grades

Two high-achieving Preston Manor students who did not speak a word of English when they immigrated to the UK have celebrated an impressive haul of GCSE results.

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Back row (left to right):  Lawrence Abel, Walker Sesay, Marcus Green. Front row (left to right): Fabio Fernandes, Daniel Mak, Christian Owusu-Agyeman

Newman Catholic College suffers three per cent dip in ‘good’ GCSEs grades

Newman Catholic College has suffered a three per cent dip in pupils achieving ‘good’ GCSE grades -but has seen a surge in levels of progress.

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A new Wembley Market will be launched on October 5

Wembley Market to return next to the national stadium in October

A new Wembley Market will reopen in October and it promises to be free of counterfeit goods in light of its previous reputation.

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A Jack Russell (Pic credit: PA)

Pet ban for Kilburn dog breeder who swung a sack of Jack Russell puppies in the street

A dog breeder from Kilburn who swung a sack of Jack Russell puppies as he sold them in the street has been banned from keeping pets for three years.

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Jail for Romanian fraudsters who stole 60,000 PIN numbers using spy cameras on ATM machines

A gang of Romanian fraudsters who stole the PIN numbers from more than 60,000 people by using spy cameras on ATM machines have been jailed today.

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Northwick Park Hospital

A&E unit at Northwick Park Hospital criticised for staff shortages

An A&E unit which will see a surge in patients from next month, has been criticised for staff shortages by England’s chief inspector of hospitals.

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GCSE results are being announced today

Follow our live blog for GCSE results in Brent today

Thousands of anxious teenagers across Brent will pick up their GCSE results today.

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Kensal Rise Library

Anger over missing minutes for Kensal Rise Library planning meeting

Brent Council has come under fire for failing to publish the minutes of a planning meeting which was heard over a month ago.

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Manuel Lopes is wanted by Brent Police

Brent’s most wanted man is being hunted following 2010 attack

Brent’s most wanted man this week is being sought in connection with an attack that took place four years ago.

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Thomas Taylor was last seen in Willesden at 1am this morning (August 20)

Appeal to trace missing man last seen in Willesden

Police are appealing for information into the whereabouts of a 23 year-old man who has gone missing in Willesden.

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The stolen £35,000 Rolex watch

Two men sentenced for theft of £35k Rolex watch in Kingsbury

Two men who stole a £35,000 Rolex watch after posing as prospective buyers in Kingsbury have been sentenced and ordered to pay their victim compensation.

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Protesters demonstrated outside Willesden Magistrates Court over council tax arrears summons

Hundreds of ‘struggling’ Brent residents taken to court over council tax arrears

More than 600 Brent residents were summoned to Willesden Magistrate Court yesterday for falling behind on their council tax payments.

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Maureen Lipman. Picture: PA Wire/Ian West.

Actress Maureen Lipman: ‘Jewish festival won’t be able to return to Tricycle next year’

Actress Maureen Lipman believes the Tricycle Theatre’s decision to boycott an annual Jewish film festival has been so damaging to community relations that the festival will not be able to return next year.

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Cllr Margaret McLennan

Brent Council admits breaking B&B rules for homeless families

Brent Council has admitted keeping homeless families in B&B accommodation for longer than allowed fuelling fears of a housing crisis in the borough.

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Man stabbed, another injured in double attack in Harlesden

One man has been stabbed and another injured in a double attack outside Harlesden train station.

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Daniel Smith was gunned down in 2010

Murder of innocent mother in Kilburn linked to mistaken identity killing of Queen’s Park electrician

The murder of an innocent mother in Kilburn has been linked to a mistaken identity shooting that claimed the life of an electrician from Queen’s Park.

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Audley Harrison arriving at Celebrity Big Brother house (PA/ Ian West)

Kingsbury boxer Audley Harrison stars in Celebrity Big Brother

Kingsbury boxer Audley Harrison has swapped his gloves for a stint of reality TV for the second time by taking part in Celebrity Big Brother.

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Developers plan to demolish this building and replace it with flats

Residents in Kensal Green launch fight to save historical building

Residents in Kensal Green are fighting to save a historical building dating back to 1833 from being turned into flats by developers.

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A protest took place  in Sainsbury's in Alperton on Sunday

Video: Protestors target Sainsbury’s Alperton in Israeli goods boycott campaign

Protestors demanding stores clear their shelves of Israeli goods amid the Gaza conflict have targeted a supermarket in Alperton.

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Teenager, 18, knifed in Neasden

Teenager knifed during scuffle in Neasden

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was knifed during a scuffle near a subway in Neasden.

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