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Thursday, February 16, 2017

A Muslim community in Willesden Green has donated 500 free flower trees to passers by.

A Kingsbury father smelling toxic fumes near schools in the area has urged the council to take action on “illegal waste burning.”

Four Brent community groups have been monitoring air pollution in the southern part of the borough as part of a citizen science project across London.

Greener buses are to be rolled out in sections of Brent as part of the Mayor of London’s bid to improve the city’s air quality.

Brent’s only independent councillor has opposed extending a “draconian” public order around Cricklewood, Willesden Green and Kingsbury banning casual workers from finding employment.

There are 22 locations across Brent where residents can drop off their Christmas tree to be recycled if they are not signed up to the borough’s garden waste service.

Brent Council is to review on-street parking controls which could result in more restrictions being introduced in the borough.

Kensal Green councillors have stepped in to help out campaigners on a ‘poo patrol’ as dog mess is blighting a small park, so owners better watch out.

Residents in Willesden Green are taking a stand with pictures, ribbons and chalk as the council tears up their pavements to replace it with tarmac.

Brent Council are planning to double the fine handed out to anyone caught fly-tipping in the borough.

A contentious meeting held on a Willesden Green street corner ended in a stalemate as residents, council officers and councillors failed to agree on proposed tarmac pavements.

Brent Council’s carbon footprint has been reduced by 11.3 per cent equating to approximately £220K worth of savings per year, according to a new report.

A group of angry residents in Willesden have accused Brent Council of cheating them after pavements in their street were torn up and replaced with black tarmac.

A Cricklewood community association has been shortlisted for an award for beatifying their local train station.

Residents in Kensal Green have slammed rail chiefs for “deforesting” Brent because of falling leaves on tracks.

Litter wardens in Brent have been accused of carrying out underhand practices while handing out £80 on-the-spot fines across the borough.

Work to repair potholes and replace some of the borough’s damaged paving stones with tarmac to make pavements more resilient and durable is underway.

Brent Council’s leader has promised to prioritise “forgotten” Kensal Rise after agreeing to a walkabout with campaigners.

A vicar in Kensal Green has hit out at dog owners who allow their dogs to leave an unholy mess on his church lawn.

Residents in and around Wembley on a sponsored walk in the borough were surprised to find a beaten track of wide open fields and river paths.

Flytippers in Brent beware as the council is on the hunt and if you are caught you will be fined on the spot.

Litterbugs better watch out as uniformed patrol officers are out and about in Brent and will be issuing £80 on-the-spot fines to culprits.

The council has used new powers which came into force this month to issue its first fine to a resident caught fly-tipping.

Some damaged pavements in Brent will be replaced with tarmac under plans announced by Brent Council today.

Police have closed down EIGHT brothels operating in Sudbury after tracing them through advertising stickers plastered on lampposts in the area.

Residents in Kilburn have been forced to dispose of their own rubbish while a landlord and the council lock horns over who should empty their bins, it has been claimed.

A new urban park in South Kilburn will open to the public for the first time this weekend.

Residents in Brent are being urged to respond to a consultation over parking charges.

Campaigners opposing a “Twin Towers” development in Wembley have asked that the planning application be held back by the new Mayor of London before building work begins.

A Wembley couple have won an appeal against a driving fine after they successfully proved a ‘no right turn’ sign in Alperton was obscured by bushes.

A noisy resident who continuously rattled her neighbours by playing ‘heavy bassline’ music too loudly has been fined.

A pilot scheme to fine litterbugs in the borough will rake in thousands for a private company but could have made Brent Council up to £180,000, a Labour councillor says.

A Labour councillor has spoken out about his own party’s planning transparency as a controversial “Twin Towers” development in Wembley Central gets the green light.

A kebab shop with a zero-rating for hygiene has been accused of causing a rat infestation in Cricklewood which the council are claimed to be ignoring.

A butcher in Alperton has been ordered to pay more than £1,800 for illegally dumping his fridge on the street.

Brent Council has moved to reassure residents that £40,000 paid to Veolia from a £120 surplus is to be used to improve the service.

A park in Wembley got a royal clean up with a visit today from HRH The Duke of Gloucester to encourage residents to ‘Clean for the Queen’.

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