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A college in Brent is celebrating after two of its students won gold in a national mobile robotics competition for the second year in a row.

Northwick Park Hospital's £21m A&E unit has yet to open

Health chiefs have launched an investigation after figures show patients at Northwick Park and Ealing Hospital A&E units face the worst waiting times in the country.

Church Road in Willesden (Pic credit: Google Streeview)

A rogue landlord has lost his High Court bid to overturn a £500,000 fine for illegally converting a property into flats.

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.

Wembley Stadium is in Engineer's Way  (Pic credit: PA)

A pair of hungry burglars who stole a box of sandwiches after breaking into Wembley Stadium were snared when they returned to the scene of the crime two days later.

The hunt is on to find the arsonist

The hunt is on to find an arsonist who targeted three vehicles and a tyre store in Alperton and Wembley on Wednesday evening.

Sergeant Stanley Pepper is now a Chelsea Pensioner (Pic credit: Carmen Klammer)

A Chelsea Pensioner has made an appeal to find his old colleagues who worked with him at Brent Council in the 1960s.

The centre opened in 1976

Organisations in Brent which rely on town hall funding are being warned they should ‘be able to stand on their own two feet’ by the leader of Brent Council.

Sebastain Lucas, left, and Come Rischmann

Two graffiti vandals who caused almost £200,000 worth of damage to railway property in Brent and across London have been jailed.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 15:24

A pair of hungry burglars who stole a box of sandwiches after breaking into Wembley Stadium were snared when they returned to the scene of the crime two days later.

Yesterday, 14:33
The hunt is on to find the arsonist

The hunt is on to find an arsonist who targeted three vehicles and a tyre store in Alperton and Wembley on Wednesday evening.

Thu, 16:58
Sebastain Lucas, left, and Come Rischmann

Two graffiti vandals who caused almost £200,000 worth of damage to railway property in Brent and across London have been jailed.

Health

Yesterday, 17:48

Health chiefs have launched an investigation after figures show patients at Northwick Park and Ealing Hospital A&E units face the worst waiting times in the country.

Wed, 17:29
Ealing Hospital will be stripped of its maternity, neonatal, paediatric and gynaecology departments (Pic credit: PA)

A maternity unit is set to be the next casualty of a controversial programme which led to the closure of the accident and emergency unit at Central Middlesex Hospital.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Anu Paalova at Jivita Ayurveda

While practicing yoga around six years ago, Anu Paavola decided she wanted to understand more about her body.

Environment

Tue, 12:15

Balloons flew high above a Willesden Green pub as residents and councillors came out to demonstrate the blight a ten-storey tower will be on the neighbourhood.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Gnawed packet of white whole chocolate packet found at the front of the shelf in the store (Pic credit: Brent Council)

A newsagent in Kilburn has been closed down following the discovery of a mice infestation so severe that the rodents gnawed through its stock.

Monday, November 10, 2014
Barham Library was closed in 2011

Campaigners have launched a fresh bid to operate a community-run library at an axed reading room in Sudbury .

Politics

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The deputy leader of the Green Party of England and Wales has been selected as the group’s Prospective Parliamentary candidate for a hotly contested set in Brent.

Monday, November 3, 2014
Brent Council has been shortlisted for an award

Brent Council has been shortlisted for a coveted award acknowledging institutions that pays their employees at least the London living wage.

Education

A college in Brent is celebrating after two of its students won gold in a national mobile robotics competition for the second year in a row.

Mon, 18:20
The centre opened in 1976

One minute you see it, the next it’s gone, is Brent Council playing hide and seek?

Mon, 12:35
Our Lady of Lourdes Primary school in Brent scoops excellence award for Transport. Pupils seen here with assistant head Anna Thompson Leo Daniels of TFl

A primary school in Brent has taken a road to victory by scooping an excellence award for its use of public transport and being the only one in the borough to do so.

Heritage

Tue, 13:13

A second community-run library will be opened on the site of one of the six axed branches in Brent.

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Residents are aiming to get this building listed

Campaigners who saved a historical building from being turned into flats by developers have applied for it to be listed.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
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.

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