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Yesterday, 18:01

A Wembley man who acted as a go-between in a plot to flood the streets of London with £8million of cocaine and heroin has failed in an Appeal Court bid to clear his name.

Gavin Grant has won the right to appeal his conviction

A professional footballer found guilty of shooting a man dead on the Stonebridge Estate has won the first step in a bid to have his conviction overturned.

The Mayhew is urging more people to adopt a black cat

Animal lovers are being urged to cast a happy spell on a black cat this Halloween by adopting one from a charity in Kensal Green.

Planned engineering work could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

Cllr Roxanne Mashari

The implementation of the London Living Wage (LLW) policy by Brent Council could drive up a forecasted multi-million pound budget deficit by £11m, a council report reveals.

The Duke of Gloucester lent his support to the campaign

A member of the Royal Family paid a visit to Kensal Green Cemetery today to lend his support for a campaign to preserve historic structures at the site.

Sex attacker: Patrick Wickens (Pic credit: Met Police)

A sex fiend who attacked a woman and stole her money after following her off a bus in Kensal Rise has been jailed.

Lindsay Wesker, right, and Dave VJ

A special event to discuss black British music radio stations will take place in Harlesden this evening.

Campaigners took a coach to Brent Civic Centre

Campaigners fighting to save Stonebridge Adventure Playground from closure have reached their 1,000 signatures target for a protest petition in just two weeks.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 18:01

A Wembley man who acted as a go-between in a plot to flood the streets of London with £8million of cocaine and heroin has failed in an Appeal Court bid to clear his name.

Yesterday, 13:24
Gavin Grant has won the right to appeal his conviction

A professional footballer found guilty of shooting a man dead on the Stonebridge Estate has won the first step in a bid to have his conviction overturned.

Thu, 13:12
Sex attacker: Patrick Wickens (Pic credit: Met Police)

A sex fiend who attacked a woman and stole her money after following her off a bus in Kensal Rise has been jailed.

Health

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Scores have paid tribute to a Wembley woman who died at the back of an ambulance after its tail lift malfunctioned outside the A&E department at Northwick Park Hospital.

Monday, October 13, 2014
Cancer survivor Cory Hall (Pic credit: Simon Way)

A teenage boy from Wembley who has survived lymphoma took the lead at a fundraising walk for a cancer charity on Saturday night.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Smokers can swap their cigarettes for a gym pass (Pic credit: PA)

Smokers taking part in ‘Stoptober’ can exchange their last packet of cigarettes for a free gym membership to help them beat their cravings.

Environment

Thu, 07:00

Campaigners fighting to save Stonebridge Adventure Playground from closure have reached their 1,000 signatures target for a protest petition in just two weeks.

Friday, October 24, 2014
Gladstone Park was checked for rough sleepers

Five Brent parks were checked for tents and temporary accomodation as part of an operation tackling rough sleeping in the borough.

Friday, October 24, 2014
Youngsters showed their support to the campaign at the special event

Campaigners were treated to a dazzling spectacle in recognition of their efforts to save a popular playground in Stonebridge which is fighting for survival.

Politics

Yesterday, 07:00

The implementation of the London Living Wage (LLW) policy by Brent Council could drive up a forecasted multi-million pound budget deficit by £11m, a council report reveals.

Friday, October 24, 2014
One of the council's CCTV car parked in a disabled bay in Harlesden

A ban on the use of all CCTV parking enforcement willcost Brent Council £2.2million in lost revenue, town hall bosses claim.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Cllr Michael Pavey will head the review

A review into Brent Council’s equalities policies has been sanctioned following an employment tribunal ruling which found it guilty of racial discrimination against a former black employee.

Education

Wed, 07:00

A maths teacher at a secondary school in Wembley has been honoured in front of Prime Minister David Cameron and a star studded crowd at a prestigious teaching awards.

Sunday, October 26, 2014
The deadline is on October 31 (Picture: Chris Radburn)

Parents living in Brent are being reminded to apply for a secondary school place for their child before the closing date at the end of the month.

Friday, October 17, 2014
Clive Nyawo (centre) with his employers Ros Woodward (left) and Michael Selman

The MP for Brent Central hosted a celebratory bash in the House of Commons to mark the successes of a work experience scheme at a secondary school in Harlesden.

Heritage

Thu, 17:30

A member of the Royal Family paid a visit to Kensal Green Cemetery today to lend his support for a campaign to preserve historic structures at the site.

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Brent Civic Centre is award winning

The award-winning Brent Civic Centre received a high commendation for sustainability at the British Construction Industry Awards yesterday evening.

Monday, September 29, 2014
Council rejected plans to demolish this building

Residents in Kensal Green have won their fight to save a historical building from being turned into flats after council chiefs rejected the plans.

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