Search

Brent Pensioners Forum donate to campaign to save Barham Library

08:00 09 September 2012

Vi Steele Chair of Brent Pensioner Forum (centre) with Cllr Paul Lorber & Richard Wisdom, treasurer of Brent Pensioner Froum.

Vi Steele Chair of Brent Pensioner Forum (centre) with Cllr Paul Lorber & Richard Wisdom, treasurer of Brent Pensioner Froum.

Archant

Crusaders are battling to reopen closed branch

A group of pensioners has helped crusaders aiming to raise thousands of pounds to re-open an axed library in Wembley.

Brent Pensioners Forum has donated £50 to the Friends of Barham Library (FOBL), who are raising the £25,000 needed to reclaim the library which was put on the market by Brent Council last month.

FOBL has since been asking residents and businesses to help with contributions of between £25 and £500.

Vi Steele, forum chairman, said: “Getting Barham Library back is very important for our local community.”

Barham Library in Barham Park, Harrow Road, was closed last year alongside five reading rooms saving the local authority £1million.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Save the Queensbury Pub campaigners with Cllr Michael Pavey

A public enquiry has started which will once and for all determine the future of a much loved Willesden pub.

Robert Duff has been missing for two years

Two years ago a father from Kilburn failed to show up at his daughter’s 18th birthday party and has not been seen since.

Yesterday, 22:02
A man has died following an accident in Empire Way this morning (pic credit: Twitter@Tim-A-Roberts)

A male driver who was arrested after a pedestrian died following a collision with two vehicles in Wembley this morning has been released on bail.

Yesterday, 15:56
How Old Oak Common will llok after the regeneration

Plans to regenerate Old Oak Common and Park Royal have been given the seal of approval from the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

Most read news

The lollipop man has been unable to return to work since the attack.

Finding the jet remains a priority for Malaysia.

The revelation came on the opening day of the inquest into the siege at the Lindt Chocolat Cafe.

The iconic skeleton is set to be replaced by a giant blue whale skeleton in 2017, and people on Twitter really aren’t happy about it.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Brent & Kilburn Times e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder