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A taxi driver from Wembley who killed a teacher after smashing into the back of his car has been found guilty of causing his death by careless driving.

Detectives would like to trace these distinctive pieces of stolen jewellery

Detectives investigating a burglary in Colindale where thieves made off with £90,000 worth of jewellery have released images of some of the stolen pieces.

Cllr Muhammed Butt is the leader of Brent Council

Council funding for ALL youth services in the borough could be axed as part of the town hall’s bid to save £54million in the next two years.

The men sold these fake NFL T-shirts (Pic credit: Brent Council)

Four men who sold fake NFL shirts and scarves to American football fans in Wembley have been fined almost £2,000.

A taxi driver from Wembley who killed a teacher when he hit his classic car so hard it ‘folded like a penknife’ was not driving dangerously, a court heard today.

Violet and Verity with actor Peter Egan (Pic credit: Bonnie Baker)

Celebrities helped to raise thousands of pounds for an animal charity in Kensal Green at a special event last night.

Kensal Rise Library failed to reach its guide price

Kensal Rise Library went unsold this morning after it failed to find a buyer under a revised higher guide price of £1.25million.

Teenager was shot in Kenton

A teenager has been shot at an 18th birthday party in Kenton which was filled with gatecrashers after it was advertised on Facebook.

Victim: Omer Jama Abdi

A vicious thug who attacked a Good Samaritan after he tried to stop a vulnerable woman from being abused in a Wembley has been jailed for 12 years today.

Crime & Court

10:59

A taxi driver from Wembley who killed a teacher after smashing into the back of his car has been found guilty of causing his death by careless driving.

Yesterday, 13:00
Detectives would like to trace these distinctive pieces of stolen jewellery

Detectives investigating a burglary in Colindale where thieves made off with £90,000 worth of jewellery have released images of some of the stolen pieces.

Wed, 17:15

A taxi driver from Wembley who killed a teacher when he hit his classic car so hard it ‘folded like a penknife’ was not driving dangerously, a court heard today.

Health

Saturday, December 13, 2014

A GP practice in Brent has stopped charging its patients premium rates to book an appointment following a campaign by residents.

Thursday, December 11, 2014
The new department's main entrance

The much-anticipated new £21m casualty department opened at Northwick Park (NPH) hospital yesterday.

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Michael Mansfield QC will lead the investigation into A&E closures

A top barrister has been brought in to investigate the surge in A&E waiting times following the closure of casualty units at Central Middlesex and Hammersmith hospitals.

Environment

Friday, December 12, 2014

A grieving daughter has accused cemetery staff of desecrating her mother’s grave after they ripped out flowers she planted in her memory.

Friday, December 12, 2014
Illegal skip company operating in Brent

Residents in Brent are being warned they face a heavy fine if they use an illegal skip company which is operating in the borough.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
White balloons were released in Wembley today

More than 46,000 women in Brent are victims of domestic abuse with the numbers rising year on year.

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

Tue, 14:14

Council chiefs have given the green light to the expansion of a school in Kensal Rise for children with special educational needs.

Friday, December 12, 2014
Wykeham Primary School topped the borough's league table (Pic credit: Google streetview)

Primary schools in Brent have improved on their teaching of reading, writing and mathematics, according to the latest figures.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The Times is unable to name the teacher or the school

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Heritage

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Labour councillors in Brent are being threatened with suspension by their national party as a feud over a building in Wembley intensifies.

Thursday, December 11, 2014
The site is up for auction with a guide price of £1.15m

Questions are being raised surrounding the sale of the Kensal Rise library site which has been put up for auction.

Sunday, November 23, 2014
Charles Galforth with VC Post

Heartless thieves stole flowers laid in memory of a World War One hero from Willesden Green, 90 minutes after they were placed there on Armistice Day.

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The mother of seven of the children suffered serious stab wounds. She remains in a stable condition in hospital.

According to the MoD, the answer is a resounded “yes”.

Lewis Hamilton’s metaphor for life is particularly deep, with many turns.

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