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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Residents and parents were left wanting further assurance after a meeting last night on asbestos contaminated ground at Paddington Old Cemetery, near Salusbury School in Kilburn.

A public meeting is set to be held tonight after asbestos was found buried in Paddington Old Cemetery last year.

Thames Water has issued an apology for not fixing a sewer vent pole before the column snapped in half on a street in Neasden.

Environmental officers are investigating whether leaking paint during a devastating factory blaze has contaminated the Welsh Harp reservoir.

Villagers face a fresh battle to block plans for floodlit football pitches to be built on a conservation area.

A scheme has been rolled out in Brent to recycle real Christmas trees bought this year to avoid them being dumped on streets.

People across Brent have slammed the council for not gritting roads ahead of a snow storm at the weekend.

Environmental campaigners are the latest to take a stand against Coca-Cola which is driving its “truckload of rubbish” into Wembley Park tomorrow.

Petitions objecting to a rubbish dump being located near homes and an infant school in Dollis Hill have gained more than 1,400 signatures in a fortnight.

Brent had the second highest number of rodent complaints in the capital in the last five years, figures reveal.

Concern is growing over plans to erect a 25metre tower in the middle of the Welsh Harp nature reserve.

Anger is mounting in Dollis Hill where plans have been lodged to place a rubbish dump near where people live and go to school.

Laing O’Rourke have won a £700 million contract to regenerate Brent Cross shopping centre.

Illegal levels of air pollution are blighting Queen’s Park even in areas far from main roads, according to a study carried out by the local community.

Grave concerns are mounting at a Kilburn cemetery after asbestos was found in a mound planned for new burial plots.

A new voluntary body which will campaign for clean air in the borough has been officially launched in Willesden.

Visitors to Brent Reservoir are being warned not to dip their hands in the water which is currently polluted by a current outbreak of toxic algae.

The sun came out as neighbours in Dollis Hill celebrated their horticultural awards win.

Fly tipping has surged by 147 per cent in Brent in the last three years, according to the council.

Gardens full of blooms and colour have once again earned a Dollis Hill community winning awards.

Children in Stonebridge have graduated from a busy week learning howto make composters and other horticultural delights.

Brent Council is to charge residents £35 to dispose of bulky waste from next month.

Staff and pupils of a Brondesbury primary school praised the “incredible gesture” after a housing association gifted them nearby woodland instead of building homes on it.

The chief executive of a fracking company has said he will not explore sites in Brent in the event of huge opposition.

A new organisation committed to addressing the dangers of air pollution in Brent has held its first public meeting.

A petition has been launched to stop fracking in Harlesden as an energy company seeks to dig for gas in the borough.

Residents in Roe Green Village have expressed relief that a controversial planning application to build commercial football pitches in a nearby school has been declined.

A Kilburn-based resident has set up an experimental scheme to collect used cooking oil for conversion into biofuel.

Communities living near a waste site in Cricklewood are campaigning for the relocation of a waste firm as they battle daily against smells and dust.

A disabled Harlesden entrepreneur who battled for funding to launch her healthy food academy is officially celebrating its opening this weekend.

More than 25 residents gathered on a green on Barn Rise, in Wembley, today to plant the first of 60 new trees in the area funded by the Greater London Authority.

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