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Thursday, November 24, 2016
The borough's new Development Management Plan

Brent Council has introduced a cap on the number of betting shops, payday day loan stores, pawnbrokers and takeaways that can be opened in town centres in the borough.

The street party took place to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Did you grow up in Douglas Road in Kilburn in the 1940s and 50s?

Cllr Ahmed Parvez with his wife Lena Ahmed and Caroline Gardiner

A minute silence fell over Barham Park in honour of Remembrance Sunday.

Jubilee Clock is back in Harlesden (Pic: Mícheál R. Goss)

An iconic landmark is back in Harlesden after it was removed to undergo vital repairs.

Artist sketch of the proposed development (Pic: Old Oak Park)

The Mayor of London claims plans for a new city in the Harlesden and Park Royal area have been left in ‘a mess’ by his predecessor.

Jack Dromey MP with striker Laxmi Ben Patel and Sunil Desai at the Grunwick Exhibition  Pic credit: Jonathan Goldberg

Key participants of Dollis Hill’s most iconic strike have seen powerful memories return at an opening exhibition to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

Celebration as Jubilee Clock returns to Harlesden Town Centre

The iconic Jubilee Clock in Harlesden will be removed from the town centre so it can undergo vital repairs.

new wards

Brent residents are being urged to take part in a public consultation about proposed parliamentary boundary changes.

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Neasden

Londoners can visit some of Brent’s most unsual buildings, many of which are not usually open to the general public as part of the annual Open House London event.

Picture taken last year of Dave Eales, the park's groundsman, with animal keeper Laura Fergi and keeper Andy Mackie

Queen’s Park has been given a Green Flag Award for the 20th consecutive year.

The Carlton Tavern pre illegal demolition by developers CLTX

A council, councillors and campaigners have won their battle to get their popular pub in Kilburn “rebuilt brick by brick” after it was illegally demolished last year.

A Winston Churchill look-a-like takes the children on a tour of the former Cabinet War Rooms in Dollis Hill.  Pic credit: Ian Mansfield

A secret war time bunker in Dollis Hill used by Sir Winston Churchill received visitors for the first of its two annual openings.

Brothers Ben and Ed Robson outside the Clifton Hotel, Clifton Hill NW8

A businessman from Kensal Rise has teamed up with his brother to give a closed down pub a lease of new life by reopening it.

Friends of the Carlton Tavern demonstrate outside Westminster City Hall  before a public inquiry inside  Pic credit: Polly Hancock

Final submissions for and against the rebuilding of a Kilburn pub unlawfully demolished ended an “unprecedented” public inquiry yesterday.

The pub was demolished with no warning last April

The credentials of an expert witness involved in the development of an historic pub in Kilburn were called into question this morning.

The pub was demolished with no warning last April

A public inquiry over the future of a demolished pub in Kilburn heard it is possible to reconstruct the building while retaining its value for the community.

The pub was demolished with no warning last April

A public inquiry into the shock demolition of a historic pub in Kilburn will begin today.

Victor Hayward's great nephews under the plaque: Peter Cundall the grandson of Victor's sister Beatrice, Robert Hayward grandson of his brother Leopold and Peter Hayward grandson of his eldest brother Frank.

A blue plaque has been unveiled in Harlesden in honour of a brave Antarctic explorer who died 100 years ago while on an expedition.

Friends of Carlton Tavern and fellow campaigners met to mourn the Carlton Tavern a year on from when it was demolished by CLTX

Campaigners met to mourn their beloved Kilburn pub a year on from when it was demolished by its owner.

Left to right: Tom Jackson , Bouygues Development, Cllr Margaret McLennan, Carlton Vale Primary School  pupils Noor Salem ad Samirah Toney-Vincent, and Cllr John Duffy

Children from a school in Kilburn have planted a time capsule in a new development in Queen’s Park which will stay buried until 2041.

Cllr Lesly Jones and artist Debra Collis join members of Willesden Town Team to unveil Eartha, the mosaic cat (Pic: Adam Thomas)

Willesden’s Town Team showed off their new ‘cat walk’ this weekend when they joined Cllr Lesley Jones, mayor of Brent, for the unveiling of a new feline mosaic on Saturday.

The pub was demolished without permission

The heritage value of a much loved Kilburn pub demolished without permission by its owner has been put on record.

Grunwick striker Jayaben Desai in 2006 beside a picture of herself during the dispute

Residents interested in making their own artistic creations to celebrate the biggest strike in Dollis Hill history can now sign up for a series of workshops.

Supporters of the 'strikers in saris' assemble outside the Grunwick factory to support the demand for trade union recognition

Plans have started for a big celebration of a Dollis Hill protest that had far reaching consequences for all workers in the UK.

Campaigners held a protest outside the site on Valentine's Day (Pic: Adam Tiernan Thomas)

Campaigners in Kilburn left broken hearted after a beloved pub was demolished by its owner last year held a protest to mark their first Valentine’s Day without it.

Have you say on the plans for Old Oak Common plans in Harlesden

The first public consultation into plans by the Mayor of London to transform Old Oak Common in Harlesden into a brand new city is taking place today.

The Carlton Tavern pub was demolished without permission

The site where a much loved Kilburn pub was demolished by its owner has been listed as an asset of community value.

Holocaust survivor Eve Kuglar, 84, tells of her childhood under Nazi occupation

Worshippers of all faiths and ages gathered at Brent Civic Centre to mark Holocaust Memorial Day to make sure the horrors of genocide and lessons of the past are never forgotten.

The site will be redeveloped

Willesden Market will be temporarily moved to Neasden as plans to development its current home in Church Road become a step closer.

School children from Brent visited Auschwitz with the Holocaust Education Trust(Photo: Yakir Zur)

As ceremonies take places across the borough to mark Holocaust memorial day, we reflect on a visit taken by sixth formers from Brent last year to Auschwitz in a bid to learn first-hand about the horrors of the Holocaust.

The Pianist of Willesden Lane Mona Golabek

A concert pianist is returning “home” to tell the tale of her Jewish mother who came to live in a children’s hostel in Willesden Green after reaching the country on Kindertransport.

Prisoner of War Memorial in Gladstone Park by Kilburn artist Fred Korbis has been awarded a Grade II listing by Historic England

A memorial sculpture in Dollis Hill created by a Jewish prisoner of war has been given Grade II protected status.

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