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Man arrested on suspicion of shining a laser pen in to an aircraft (Pic credit: PA)

Operation Big Wing: Man in Brent arrested for shining a laser pen at an aircraft

A man suspected of shining a laser pen at an aircraft was one of 23 people arrested in Brent as part of the Met’s latest London-wide day of action.

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All 33 youngsters have graduated from the Wembley Central Nursery School

Wembley nursery holds graduation ceremony for youngsters

Proud family and friends watched on as a group of youngsters said ‘goodbye nursery, hello primary school’ at a special graduation ceremony.

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Cllr Muhammed Butt kicks off the week of action

Brent council leader uses jet wash to launch week of action

The leader of Brent Council donned a high powered jet wash to kick off a new week of action aimed at tackling areas plagued with paan in the borough.

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Julian Tollast, head of masterplanning and design at Quintain (left) poses by the historical plinth with Cllr Muhammed Butt

Historic lion’s head plinth finds a permanent home in Wembley

A historic lion’s head memento that was saved from the scrapheap last year has been unveiled in Wembley to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the British Empire Exhibition (BEE).

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Allan Young is accused of killing his son.

Jury out on trial of father accused of killing his son in Kilburn

A jury has retired to consider its verdict in the trial of a man charged with the manslaughter of his 12-year-old son who suffered “catastrophic brain injuries” as a newborn baby in Kilburn.

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Dominic Joannou has been struck off (stock pic)

Ban for nurse who made gay sexual advances to vulnerable mentally ill patient

A male nurse who made gay sexual advances to a vulnerable patient and disclosed confidential information numerous times has been struck off.

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Sharmine Chowdhury-Tse has won a NCT award

Brent mother behind Willesden playgroup wins prestigious parenting award

A mother who runs a popular children and parent group based in a Willesden pub has been recognised for her efforts at a prestigious volunteering awards ceremony.

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Central Middlesex Hospital's A&E will close on September 10

Health chief admits closure of Central Middlesex Hospital’s A&E could cause problems

A health chief has admitted the closure of the accident and emergency (A&E) department in Central Middlesex Hospital (CMH) could cause problems for patients.

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Elena Dimitru has family members living in Brent

Runaway schoolgirl from Lincolnshire could be hiding in Brent

Detectives searching for a runaway schoolgirl who went missing from her foster home in Lincolnshire believe she could be hiding with relatives in Brent.

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Denis Soul at work in the Seychelles

Former editor of the Kilburn Times dies

A former editor of the Kilburn Times has died at the age of 91.

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Krzysztof Zgiet is missing from his Cricklewood home

Brent Police appeal to find missing man from Cricklewood

Police are appealing for information leading to the whereabouts of a missing man from Cricklewood.

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Ian Wright with his MBE in 2000 (Pic credit: PA)

Three arrested after armed robbers target Kensal Rise home of Ian Wright

Detectives investigating an armed robbery at the Kensal rise home of former England footballer Ian Wright have arrested three men.

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William and Kate lookalikes looking for a gift for Prince George

William and Kate create a stir at Brent Cross

Shoppers did a double take when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge popped into a toy shop in Brent Cross on Saturday.

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Rajveer Goraya has been fined £2,000

Building boss fined for using unregistered gas installer

A building boss who paid an unregistered gas fitter to install a boiler which was so dangerously completed it could have killed has been fined £2,000.

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Enid Walters has turned 100

Great grandmother from Wembley celebrates her 100th birthday

A big bash was thrown for a Wembley resident who celebrated her landmark 100th birthday.

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BHP has won an award for its attitude towards equality and diversity

Housing group in Brent wins equality and diversity award

One of the biggest housing organisations in the borough has attained its goal by receiving an award for its attitude towards equality and diversity.

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Anil Pindoria raised £9,500 for charity

Wembley man cycles from Blackpool to Paris to raise thousands for charity

A Wembley man has raised thousands of pounds for a blood cancer charity by cycling from Blackpool to Paris.

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Teachers and clothes-makers Penny MacInnes and Aika Esenalieva open their new children's clothes shop in Archway Road, Highgate selling clothes made on the premises. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Brent teachers open children’s clothes shop in Highgate

Two teachers from a Brent school who teamed up to create children’s clothes from authentic African fabrics have successfully opened their first shop.

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Alan Carr won £2,500 this evening

Alan Carr donates Million Pound Drop winnings to The Mayhew Animal Home

Comedian Alan Carr donated his winnings from a game show this evening to an animal rescue home in Kensal Green.

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Police are making a renewed witness appeal

Renewed witness appeal following shooting outside nightclub in Park Royal

Detectives have renewed an appeal for witnesses after a man was shot and a second one injured outside a nightclub in Park Royal.

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National Lottery bosses are urging players in Cricklewood to check their EuroMillions tickets. Picture: PA/Niall Carson.

Euromillions winner could be in Cricklewood

Are you a Cricklewood resident who bought a Euromillions ticket and have forgotten to check it?

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Man was attacked and robbed in Harlesden

Man suffers a head injury during violent robbery in Harlesden

Police are making a witness appeal after a man suffered a head injury during a robbery in Harlesden.

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Brent Cross shopping centre in Hendon will double in size as part of the £4bn project

Mayor of London approves as £4bn Brent Cross Cricklewood development is given green light

The Mayor of London has given his seal of approval to the controversial £4 billion Brent Cross Cricklewood regeneration project which was given the green light by Barnet Council.

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Dan Evans was handed a ten month suspended sentence for a year after testifying against Andy Coulson

Suspended jail sentence for Kilburn News of the World phone hacker

An ex-News of the World (NoTW) reporter from Kilburn, who hacked more than 1,000 voicemails, has been spared jail after testifying against his former editor Andy Coulson.

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South Kilburn

South Kilburn regeneration project dubbed ‘social cleansing’ by residents

Housing chiefs have been accused of social cleansing the South Kilburn Estate by selling off new homes built as part its £600million regeneration to overseas buyers.

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Salusbury Primary School sports day

Olympic legend endorses £30,000 games area redevelopment of a Queen’s Park school

Lord Coe has endorsed plans for the £30,000 renovation of outdoor sporting facilities at a Queens Park Primary School.

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Brent Council will introduce a fee for green waste collection

Town hall bosses give green light to controversial ‘garden tax’

Brent residents will be charged to have their green bins collected after town hall bosses rubber stamped controversial proposals.

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Allan Young admitted to shaking his infant son when he just five weeks old.

Father denies killing his 12-year-old son by shaking him as a baby in their Kilburn home

A father accused of killing his 12-year-old son by shaking him as a five-week-old baby at their home in Kilburn insisted he could not have caused the fatal injuries.

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Paan stains blight parts of Wembley and Sudbury

Week of action to be rolled out in Wembley and Sudbury by Brent Council

Brent Council will be tackling dirty streets in Wembley Central and Sudbury as part of a week of action starting next Monday.

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Police made six arrests today (Stock photo)

Police raid homes on the St Raphael’s Estate in Neasden in robbery clampdown

Police raided five homes on a housing estate in Neasden this morning in an operation targeting chain snatch robbers.

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The price of street parties have been reduced in Brent (Pic credit: PA)

Street party fee in Brent slashed from £1,300 to £200

Hosting street parties in Brent have been now been made cheaper after Brent Council approved plans to reduce the fee.

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Amal El-Wahabi is from north west London (Pic credit: Central News)

North west London mum ignored family’s pleas to leave her terrorist husband

A British Muslim woman from north west London accused of sending cash to her terrorist husband in Syria ignored her family’s pleas to leave him, the Old Bailey heard.

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Brent ban for teenage mother who killed her four-month-old baby

A teenage mother who starved her four-month-old baby to death has been banned from entering Brent as part of her sentence.

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Brent Council will introduce a fee for green waste collection

Brent Council to charge residents for green waste collection

Brent Council have approved a scheme this afternoon to charge residents an annual fee to have their green waste collected.

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Andrew Patrick Hoey lost his appeal bid

Harlesden pensioner jailed for racist attack loses appeal bid

A Harlesden pensioner who was jailed for hurling a tirade of racist abuse at a black neighbour has lost a Court of Appeal bid for freedom.

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Sam Davis Bernard was found in Holland Park

Slippery character slithers into the Mayhew Animal Home in Kensal Green

The one way is Essex for a slippery character after he turned up at the Mayhew Animal Home in Kensal Green.

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The community united against the protest by SAE (Pic credit: North West London United)

Brent community unite to humiliate South East Alliance at Cricklewood protest

A right-wing group suffered public humiliation after just eight of their members turned up at a march they organised in Cricklewood on Saturday.

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A scout hut in Sudbury underwent a much needed rennovation thanks to community efforts and Tesco workers

Beloved Sudbury scout hut given new lease of life

A beloved scout hut in Sudbury was given a new lease of life thanks to efforts by the community and a mainstream supermarket chain.

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Ahmad had been jailed for four years

Harlesden man jailed for blackmailing 15-year-old schoolgirl

A man from Harlesden who blackmailed a schoolgirl into handing over her families’ gold after befriending her via Blackberry BBM messaging service has been jailed.

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Amal El-Wahabi is from north west London (Pic credit: Central News)

Extremist material found in north west London home of mother accused of funding terrorism, court hears

Police found a stash of extremist material when they searched the north west London home of a woman accused of plotting to smuggle cash to her jihadist husband fighting in Syria, the Old Bailey heard.

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