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The rain wasn’t going to stop a residents’ association in Queens Park planting a tree to celebrate four decades of working within their community.

Wembley-based MP Bob Blackman

A Conservative MP who lives in Wembley will be thrown in jail next month – all in the name of a charity in Kenton.

Jihadi John

The secondary school that ISIS executioner ‘Jihadi John’ attended in St John’s Wood has said it is ‘shocked and sickened by the news’.

Jamal Greenland, left, and Cameo Joseph

A pair of chain snatch robbers who targeted a pensioner have been jailed and banned from entering a housing estate in Neasden where they struck.

Cllr Zaffar Van Kalwala has been given a driving ban and community service

A Brent councillor who was convicted of dangerous driving and actual bodily harm (ABH) has today been given a road ban and ordered to carry out community service.

Police are appealing for information after a semi-conscious man with a head injury was found lying in a road in Stonebridge.

Students from Newman Catholic College attended the special event (Pic credit: Lee Thompson)

Students from a secondary school in Harlesden interested in becoming budding journalists got the chance to see how it was done at a special event.

A shop trader in Kilburn who sold fake mobile phones, tablets and electric goods which could injure or kill has been fined.

Robert Clark faces being forced into a care home (Pic credit: Jan Nevill)

Council chiefs are accused of trying to force a 96-year-old war veteran into a care home by refusing to increase the funding needed for a live-in carer.

Crime & Court

Fri, 18:40

The secondary school that ISIS executioner ‘Jihadi John’ attended in St John’s Wood has said it is ‘shocked and sickened by the news’.

Fri, 17:59
Jamal Greenland, left, and Cameo Joseph

A pair of chain snatch robbers who targeted a pensioner have been jailed and banned from entering a housing estate in Neasden where they struck.

Fri, 16:45
Cllr Zaffar Van Kalwala has been given a driving ban and community service

A Brent councillor who was convicted of dangerous driving and actual bodily harm (ABH) has today been given a road ban and ordered to carry out community service.

Health

Wed, 18:42

An NHS centre in Brent is seeing its numbers fall at a time where A&E waiting times are at an all time high.

Wed, 11:12
Shawan-Kay Campbell, with her son Shemaree and baby daughter Kumaree. A rat was seen in her son's cot and continually appear in her kitchen despite

A mother-of-two from Willesden claims she has had to flee her home because her social landlords are failing to tackle a year-long rodent infestation in her flat.

Wed, 07:00
Abhishek Varma with the bottle of apple juice

Would you drink a bottle of apple juice if you found fungi floating at the top of it?

Environment

The rain wasn’t going to stop a residents’ association in Queens Park planting a tree to celebrate four decades of working within their community.

Thu, 12:00
Protesters including Cllr Sam Stopp, fighting plans to put Welsh School in an unused bowling pavilion in King Edward V11 Park, Park Lane, Wembley, including swapping its land for sloping land

Campaigners for a park in Wembley have launched an online petition against a disused bowling pavilion to be used as a Welsh school.

Wed, 11:12
Shawan-Kay Campbell, with her son Shemaree and baby daughter Kumaree. A rat was seen in her son's cot and continually appear in her kitchen despite

A mother-of-two from Willesden claims she has had to flee her home because her social landlords are failing to tackle a year-long rodent infestation in her flat.

Politics

Fri, 11:02

A Brent Council director whose unfair treatment of a black worker resulted in the local authority being found guilty of racial discrimination will manage its new equalities strategy.

Wed, 15:44
Staff striking outside the Willesden campus in Dudden Hill Lane (Pic credit: Adam Thomas)

Staff from a college in Brent are striking today over claims that a new policy has replaced permanent staff with zero-hours contract workers.

Tue, 15:18
Children and adults protest against plans to axe the lollipop lady outside Leopold School in Harlesden

A campaigner has warned that the number of children killed on Brent’s roads will increase if plans to axe all lollipop men and women in the borough are given the green light.

Education

Fri, 15:43

Students from a secondary school in Harlesden interested in becoming budding journalists got the chance to see how it was done at a special event.

Thu, 12:00
Protesters including Cllr Sam Stopp, fighting plans to put Welsh School in an unused bowling pavilion in King Edward V11 Park, Park Lane, Wembley, including swapping its land for sloping land

Campaigners for a park in Wembley have launched an online petition against a disused bowling pavilion to be used as a Welsh school.

Wed, 15:44
Staff striking outside the Willesden campus in Dudden Hill Lane (Pic credit: Adam Thomas)

Staff from a college in Brent are striking today over claims that a new policy has replaced permanent staff with zero-hours contract workers.

Heritage

Wed, 17:33

The developers of King’s Cross have been named as the favourite choice to head up a section of the £4.5billion Brent Cross Cricklewood development.

Tue, 13:35
Scenes from The Theory of Everything was shot in Brent Town Hall

It maybe thousands of miles away from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood but Brent played a key part in a film which won an award at the Oscars on Sunday.

Tue, 07:00
Brent Civic Centre is award winning

Brent Civic Centre is in the running for another award as it has been shortlisted for a prestigious accolade by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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