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Yesterday, 17:50
Mohammed Shareef has been jailed for eight years

An ice-cream businessman from Sudbury Hill who carried out a £1.6million VAT fiddle which he blamed on his accountants in India has been jailed.

Yusef admitted using a stolen blue badge (STOCK PIC)

A Wembley driver who used a stolen disabled blue badge to avoid paying to park has been given a suspended jail sentence and fined.

Wembley Stadium is the 17th most expensive building in the world

It’s located in the heart of Brent, attracts millions of people to the borough and has now been named as one of the most expensive buildings in the world.

Police and paramedics at the scene this morning (Pic: Twitter@1976anitapatel)

A man has suffered a head injury during a street fight in Wembley this morning.

Fred Hodge, 100, has been housebound in Wembley for more than three months

A 100-year-old war veteran in Wembley has become a prisoner in his third-floor council flat after he was refused a transfer because ‘he doesn’t fit the criteria’.

Bunk beds next to stacks of packets of rice  (Pic: Brent Council)

Officers from Brent Council have uncovered 31 immigrants living in a four-bedroom house including a woman who was using a wooden shack in the garden as her home.

Cllr Muhammed Butt is the leader of Brent Council (Pic: Francis Henry)

The leader of Brent Council has apologised on a Jewish website for sharing a Facebook post that called Israel a terrorist state.

The fire swept through the property in Stafford Road (Pic: Twitter@muathtawfiq)

An unattended incense stick is believed to have started a ferocious fire which ripped through a house in Kilburn last night.

Tess receiving strokes at the Alzheimer Society cafe in Kingbury as part of the Mayhew Animal Home Therapaws programme

Three dogs from The Mayhew Animal Home were a howling hit in Kingsbury as they offered therapy at a dementia event.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 17:50
Mohammed Shareef has been jailed for eight years

An ice-cream businessman from Sudbury Hill who carried out a £1.6million VAT fiddle which he blamed on his accountants in India has been jailed.

Yesterday, 17:13
Yusef admitted using a stolen blue badge (STOCK PIC)

A Wembley driver who used a stolen disabled blue badge to avoid paying to park has been given a suspended jail sentence and fined.

Yesterday, 10:07
Police and paramedics at the scene this morning (Pic: Twitter@1976anitapatel)

A man has suffered a head injury during a street fight in Wembley this morning.

Health

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Sunshine

Health chiefs are urging residents in Brent to take care of themselves and their neighbours in the hot weather.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron announced a new scheme of payments for victims of the NHS contaminated blood scandal during his last Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons today. Picture: PA

As one of his final acts as Prime Minister today David Cameron delivered the news victims of the NHS contaminated blood scandal have been expecting for months.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Brent Council is running a 'Slash Sugar' campaign (Pic: PA)

A primary school in Wembley has been praised for taking part in a drive which encourages residents to reduce their sugar intake.

Environment

Friday, July 22, 2016
Father David Ackerman at St John The Evangelist, Kensal Green with a bag of dog poo that he collects on the grounds on a daily basis  Pic credit: Polly Hancock

A vicar in Kensal Green has hit out at dog owners who allow their dogs to leave an unholy mess on his church lawn.

Monday, July 18, 2016
More than 60 people met at Stonebridge Park Station to take part in the Brent Walk for Change organised by Brent Friend's of the Earth

Residents in and around Wembley on a sponsored walk in the borough were surprised to find a beaten track of wide open fields and river paths.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Flytipping in Church Road, Kingsbury Pic credit: Adam Thomas

Flytippers in Brent beware as the council is on the hunt and if you are caught you will be fined on the spot.

Politics

Sunday, July 24, 2016
Resident in Brent could lose up to £200 a month in benefits

Brent residents in receipt of welfare benefits may see their money slashed by up to £200 a month as changes come in from the government.

Friday, July 1, 2016
'Brexit means Brexit' Theresa May tells conservatives in Hampstead

Just hours after announcing her bid to become leader of the Conservative Party, Theresa May was given a standing ovation as she swept into NW6 - keeping a date with the local Tories which she made months ago.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Left to right: Borough commanders Michael Gallagher from Brent, Adrian Usher from Barnet and Simon Ovens from Harrow

Plans to merge the police borough commanders in Brent, Harrow and Barnet into a single role will be discussed at a public Q&A session tomorrow.

Education

Mon, 17:01
Thirty-eight pupils were excluded for sexual misconduct. Picture: PA

Thirty-eight pupils in Brent were excluded from secondary school last year for sexual misconduct, figures have revealed.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Sudbury Primary school. Photo by Adam Tiernan Thomas

A troubled primary academy in Sudbury says it is now on the right path after bringing in plans to partner with an outstanding secondary school as well as a new headteacher.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Pravin Ambhir, Ian Morland, Prakesh Suchdev, Vilas Chauhan, 
Meera Chauhan, Ramesh Gadhia protesting over late hour and alcohol licensing application at Subury primary school - . Photo by Adam Tiernan Thomas

Furious residents in Sudbury have launched a petition to stop their local primary school turning into a ‘nightclub’ after hours until 3am.

Heritage

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Picture taken last year of Dave Eales, the park's groundsman, with animal keeper Laura Fergi and keeper Andy Mackie

Queen’s Park has been given a Green Flag Award for the 20th consecutive year.

Monday, July 11, 2016
The Carlton Tavern pre illegal demolition by developers CLTX

A council, councillors and campaigners have won their battle to get their popular pub in Kilburn “rebuilt brick by brick” after it was illegally demolished last year.

Monday, June 20, 2016
A Winston Churchill look-a-like takes the children on a tour of the former Cabinet War Rooms in Dollis Hill.  Pic credit: Ian Mansfield

A secret war time bunker in Dollis Hill used by Sir Winston Churchill received visitors for the first of its two annual openings.

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