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Teachers and clothes-makers Penny MacInnes and Aika Esenalieva open their new children's clothes shop in Archway Road, Highgate selling clothes made on the premises. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Brent teachers open children’s clothes shop in Highgate

Two teachers from a Brent school who teamed up to create children’s clothes from authentic African fabrics have successfully opened their first shop.

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Alan Carr won £2,500 this evening

Alan Carr donates Million Pound Drop winnings to The Mayhew Animal Home

Comedian Alan Carr donated his winnings from a game show this evening to an animal rescue home in Kensal Green.

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Police are making a renewed witness appeal

Renewed witness appeal following shooting outside nightclub in Park Royal

Detectives have renewed an appeal for witnesses after a man was shot and a second one injured outside a nightclub in Park Royal.

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National Lottery bosses are urging players in Cricklewood to check their EuroMillions tickets. Picture: PA/Niall Carson.

Euromillions winner could be in Cricklewood

Are you a Cricklewood resident who bought a Euromillions ticket and have forgotten to check it?

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Man was attacked and robbed in Harlesden

Man suffers a head injury during violent robbery in Harlesden

Police are making a witness appeal after a man suffered a head injury during a robbery in Harlesden.

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Planned engineering works could affect your journey this weekend.

Travel: Weekend Tube engineering works close parts of Victoria, Piccadilly, Jubilee, Metropolitan and Overground lines

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.

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Brent Cross shopping centre in Hendon will double in size as part of the £4bn project

Mayor of London approves as £4bn Brent Cross Cricklewood development is given green light

The Mayor of London has given his seal of approval to the controversial £4 billion Brent Cross Cricklewood regeneration project which was given the green light by Barnet Council.

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Dan Evans was handed a ten month suspended sentence for a year after testifying against Andy Coulson

Suspended jail sentence for Kilburn News of the World phone hacker

An ex-News of the World (NoTW) reporter from Kilburn, who hacked more than 1,000 voicemails, has been spared jail after testifying against his former editor Andy Coulson.

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South Kilburn regeneration project dubbed ‘social cleansing’ by residents

Housing chiefs have been accused of social cleansing the South Kilburn Estate by selling off new homes built as part its £600million regeneration to overseas buyers.

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Salusbury Primary School sports day

Olympic legend endorses £30,000 games area redevelopment of a Queen’s Park school

Lord Coe has endorsed plans for the £30,000 renovation of outdoor sporting facilities at a Queens Park Primary School.

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Brent Council will introduce a fee for green waste collection

Town hall bosses give green light to controversial ‘garden tax’

Brent residents will be charged to have their green bins collected after town hall bosses rubber stamped controversial proposals.

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Allan Young admitted to shaking his infant son when he just five weeks old.

Father denies killing his 12-year-old son by shaking him as a baby in their Kilburn home

A father accused of killing his 12-year-old son by shaking him as a five-week-old baby at their home in Kilburn insisted he could not have caused the fatal injuries.

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Paan stains blight parts of Wembley and Sudbury

Week of action to be rolled out in Wembley and Sudbury by Brent Council

Brent Council will be tackling dirty streets in Wembley Central and Sudbury as part of a week of action starting next Monday.

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Police made six arrests today (Stock photo)

Police raid homes on the St Raphael’s Estate in Neasden in robbery clampdown

Police raided five homes on a housing estate in Neasden this morning in an operation targeting chain snatch robbers.

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The price of street parties have been reduced in Brent (Pic credit: PA)

Street party fee in Brent slashed from £1,300 to £200

Hosting street parties in Brent have been now been made cheaper after Brent Council approved plans to reduce the fee.

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Amal El-Wahabi is from north west London (Pic credit: Central News)

North west London mum ignored family’s pleas to leave her terrorist husband

A British Muslim woman from north west London accused of sending cash to her terrorist husband in Syria ignored her family’s pleas to leave him, the Old Bailey heard.

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Brent ban for teenage mother who killed her four-month-old baby

A teenage mother who starved her four-month-old baby to death has been banned from entering Brent as part of her sentence.

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Brent Council will introduce a fee for green waste collection

Brent Council to charge residents for green waste collection

Brent Council have approved a scheme this afternoon to charge residents an annual fee to have their green waste collected.

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Andrew Patrick Hoey lost his appeal bid

Harlesden pensioner jailed for racist attack loses appeal bid

A Harlesden pensioner who was jailed for hurling a tirade of racist abuse at a black neighbour has lost a Court of Appeal bid for freedom.

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Sam Davis Bernard was found in Holland Park

Slippery character slithers into the Mayhew Animal Home in Kensal Green

The one way is Essex for a slippery character after he turned up at the Mayhew Animal Home in Kensal Green.

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The community united against the protest by SAE (Pic credit: North West London United)

Brent community unite to humiliate South East Alliance at Cricklewood protest

A right-wing group suffered public humiliation after just eight of their members turned up at a march they organised in Cricklewood on Saturday.

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A scout hut in Sudbury underwent a much needed rennovation thanks to community efforts and Tesco workers

Beloved Sudbury scout hut given new lease of life

A beloved scout hut in Sudbury was given a new lease of life thanks to efforts by the community and a mainstream supermarket chain.

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Ahmad had been jailed for four years

Harlesden man jailed for blackmailing 15-year-old schoolgirl

A man from Harlesden who blackmailed a schoolgirl into handing over her families’ gold after befriending her via Blackberry BBM messaging service has been jailed.

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Amal El-Wahabi is from north west London (Pic credit: Central News)

Extremist material found in north west London home of mother accused of funding terrorism, court hears

Police found a stash of extremist material when they searched the north west London home of a woman accused of plotting to smuggle cash to her jihadist husband fighting in Syria, the Old Bailey heard.

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Kensal Rise Library will be converted in flats and a community space

Brent Council approves plans to convert Kensal Rise library into flats

Controversial plans to redevelop an axed library in Kensal Rise were unanimously given the green light by planning chiefs following a hard fought campaign against it.

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Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe took part in a question and answer session at the school (pic credit: Angela Blake)

Met’s top cop reveals Brent saw an increase in one type of violent crime but burglary is down

Brent saw an increase in a specific type of violent crime in the last year, the Met’s top policeman revealed at a special ‘road show’ in Alperton yesterday evening.

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Jimmy and Helene Lagos, with their five children and grandchild (Pic credit: Francis Henry)

Family-run Arena restaurant in Wembley celebrates its 30th birthday

A family-run Greek restaurant in Wembley celebrated its 30th birthday in style by throwing a party for customers, friends and family.

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Woman, 70, has ear ripped during chain snatch robbery in Neasden

An elderly woman had her ear ripped when she was targeted by a chain snatch robber while putting out the rubbish at her home in Neasden.

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Tesco have issued an apology to Julie Cottle

Muslim worker refuses to sell ham and wine to customer in Tesco in Neasden

A supermarket giant has issued an apology after a Muslim worker refused to serve a customer buying ham and wine saying he was fasting for Ramadan.

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David Bald won LDO's Father's Day competition

Girl, 10, wins London Designer Outlet Father’s Day prize for her dad

A ten-year-old girl won her father a £500 prize at the London Designer Outlet by writing a heart-warming poem.

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Brent Police are hunting for Nicolae-Cosmin Boldijar

Most wanted man in Brent is being sought in connection with two crimes

Brent Police’s most wanted man this week is suspected of carrying out two separate crimes in the borough.

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Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner officially opened the new police base in Alperton earlier his month (pic credit: Angela Blake)

Meet the head of the Metropolitan Police in Alperton tomorrow

The head of Metropolitan Police Service has invited Brent residents to attend a special meeting where he will be outlining his vision for the borough and beyond.

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Kensal Rise Library is in Bathurst Gardens

Library campaigners named as new tenants for community space in axed Kensal Rise branch

Library campaigners are celebrating after they were named as the new tenants for a community space in the former site of an axed branch in Kensal Rise.

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Burger house in Kilburn wins JUST EAT award

A burger house in Kilburn has been voted the best American takeaway establishment in North West London.

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The scheme will be rolled out to other town centres in the borough soon

Kilburn High Road to be cleaned twice a day in pilot scheme

Town hall bosses are set to pilot a new scheme aimed at cleaning up some of Brent’s busiest high streets by introducing more frequent rubbish collections.

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Street fight took place in Kingsbury Road

Witness appeal after armed mass street fight in Kingsbury

Police are appealing for witnesses to a mass street fight outside a chicken shop in Kingsbury to come forward.

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Leopold School suffered a small fire (Pic credit: Google Streetview)

Fire closes primary school in Harlesden

A fire has caused a primary school in Harlesden to close creating a childcare nightmare for parents.

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Eugene Moriarty has won a prestigious award

Community award for headteacher of outstanding school in Kilburn

The headteacher of an outstanding secondary school in Kilburn has won an award for his dedication to an initiative that teams up disadvantage pupils with local businesses.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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