Dollis Hill residents celebrate their London in Bloom win with a party

PUBLISHED: 11:09 10 October 2017 | UPDATED: 11:09 10 October 2017

Politicians joined neighbours to celebrate Campbell Gordon Way's London in Bloom victory

Politicians joined neighbours to celebrate Campbell Gordon Way's London in Bloom victory


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

Campbell Gordon Way won a Gold Community Award and five stars (Outstanding) in the ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ category at the London in Bloom awards on September 22 but waited for the whole community gather for a party on October 7.

Bernard and Anita Fitzpatrick, who lead the horticulture project and its 30 garden club members, wowed judges with their displays of summer bedding, vegetable plots and hanging baskets.

Dawn Butler, MP for Brent Central, the borough’s mayor Cllr Bhagwanji Chohan and Brent Council leader Cllr Muhammed Butt all attended the party.

Mr Fitzpatrick said: “The residents were very happy that Dawn, the mayor and the leader came. It was great to see them come down and acknowledge our win. The children loved the mayor and his shiny chain.

“We had a marquee of international food from within our community - I made an Irish stew, the Brazilians brought their traditional dish, a family from the Philippines made spring rolls which were lovely.

“We ended the day with fireworks. It was really good.”


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Kilburn Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Kilburn Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Kilburn Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Kilburn & Brent News Stories

Yesterday, 09:42

The woman who sat with teenager Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes on the pavement after he was fatally stabbed has launched a dance show in his memory.

Yesterday, 08:10

Brent Council has been slammed for chasing money from a veteran war hero who died last year.

Wed, 13:06

Mosques in Brent threw open their doors to welcome visitors of all faiths as part of a UK-wide event.

Wed, 10:52

SIX generations of one family gathered in Dollis Hill to celebrate their great-great-great grandmother’s 100th birthday.

Wed, 09:32

Emergency services were called to Kilburn High Road at 3.30pm on Tuesday following reports of a stabbing.

Wed, 08:23

A row has broken out over a decision by Brent Council to give away £17.8 million of public money to developers to spruce up Wembley Park.

Mon, 12:59

A man has died following a collision with a lorry in Kilburn.

Friday, February 16, 2018

An Alperton Community School art and textiles teacher has been named as a finalist in a million-dollar Global Teacher Prize.


The Granville has begun taking bookings for workspaces and events ahead of its opening this spring.

Brent Clinical Commissioning Group has announced changes to the community’s cardiology service.

If you have been looking for laser hair removal, beauty salon treatments, or skin care services you may be confused and overwhelmed with so much information out there and so many clinics and salons promising miraculous results.

Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most Read Kilburn News

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Brent & Kilburn Times
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now