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Pattrina Stevenson-Francis has been jailed (Pic credit: Herts Police)

Queen’s Park woman jailed for prison smuggling plot

A woman from Queen’s Park who tried to smuggle drugs and booze to her husband in jail has become a prisoner herself.

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Chief Superintendent Michael Gallagher is the borough commander

Brent Police launch crime success advertising campaign

An advertising campaign highlighting crime success stories in the borough has been rolled out by Brent Police today.

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Brent Council are altering their pilot scheme

Changes to Wembley Stadium event day parking restrictions approved

Town hall bosses have given their seal of approval to plans to alter an existing pilot scheme to relax parking restriction during Wembley Stadium event days.

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Clive Nyawo (centre) with his employers Ros Woodward (left) and Michael Selman

Brent Central MP hosts bash in recognition of Harlesden school’s placement scheme

The MP for Brent Central hosted a celebratory bash in the House of Commons to mark the successes of a work experience scheme at a secondary school in Harlesden.

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Preston Library was closed in 2011 along with five other reading rooms across the borough

Asset of Community Value bid for axed library in Wembley

Library campaigners are set to lodge a bid to have an axed branch in Wembley listed as an Asset of Community Value (ACV).

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Mohamed Darik

Jail for Stonebridge man after DNA is found on converted replica handguns

A Stonebridge man has been sentenced to five years behind bars for possessing replica handguns converted to fire live rounds -after his DNA was found on the weapons.

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Justin Hawkins, front, from The Darkness is auctioning off stage clothes on ebay (Pic credit: PA)

The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins sells his old outfits on eBay to support The Mayhew

A rock star is auctioning off a selection of his flamboyant stage clothes in support of an animal charity in Kensal Green.

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Police would like to speak to this man after a woman was flashed at Kilburn Park station

Appeal to find Kilburn Tube station flasher

Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to after a Tube passenger exposed himself to a woman at Kilburn station.

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C & D Food & Wine - 62, College Road, NW10 Corner shop threat of closure

Residents fight to save Kensal Rise corner shop from closure

Residents in Kensal Rise are fighting to save a beloved corner shop from being turned into housing.

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Rodney William has been banned from every pub in London

Handbag thief banned from all pubs in London for 25 years

A night out or a meal in a restaurant has become a no-no for handbag thief who has been banned from pubs and eateries in London for 25 years.

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Nicolae Patraucean has been jailed for 25 years

Man, 21, jailed for brutal murder of Colindale woman

A 21-year-old man who repeatedly stabbed a woman in her home in Colindale leaving her so mutilated it was initially unclear how she died has been jailed for life.

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New traffic rules in Harlesden will be introduced tomorrow

Harlesden town centre will welcome two-way traffic from 7am tomorrow

From 7am tomorrow two main one-way streets in Harlesden will welcome traffic from both directions in an effort to improve the town centre and make it more attractive to shoppers.

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Jerome Francis has be acquitted at Luton Crown Court

Stonebridge man acquitted of prison smuggling plot, Queen’s Park wife still on trial

A man from Stonebridge has been cleared of trying to smuggle contraband including drinks and drugs into a prison while he was a prisoner there.

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The dumped goods on Connaught Road

Builder fined for fly-tipping waste in Harlesden

A builder who fly-tipped waste on a street in Harlesden and then produced fake documents to try and prove his innocence has been fined £1,000.

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BAPS Charities take part in Sewa Day

Neasden temple helps elderly residents celebrate Sewa Day

A little magic, some comedy and a singalong were the order of the day for elderly residents and carers from local care homes in Brent over the weekend.

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Marian Calina is finally in jail

Romanian attacker who fled the UK is jailed for Wembley assault

A Romanian who attacked a man in Wembley and jumped bail before his trial by fleeing back to his homeland is finally behind bars.

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Rathy Jewellers Limited in Ealing Road, Wembley

Wembley jewellers fined for selling unhallmarked goods

A jewellery shop in Wembley and its former company director have been heavily fined for selling goods without hallmark stamps.

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Cllr Zaffar Van Kalwala has appeared in court

Brent councillor denies dangerous driving and assault charges in court

A Labour councillor in Brent has appeared in court where he denied two charges in connection with an alleged attack in Wembley.

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The couple are on trial at Luton Crown Court

Couple accused of trying to smuggle contraband into prison

A Queen’s Park woman and her prisoner husband plotted to smuggle alcohol, heroin, cannabis and mobile phones into a jail in Hemel Hempstead, a court heard.

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Police would like to speak to these two men

Hunt to find iPhone snatchers in north west London

Detectives have released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to in connection with three mobile phone snatches on trains in north west London.

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Cllr Michael Pavey will head the review

Brent Council to investigate their equality policy following tribunal defeat

A review into Brent Council’s equalities policies has been sanctioned following an employment tribunal ruling which found it guilty of racial discrimination against a former black employee.

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Marius Galan is due at Wood Green Crown Court

Kingsbury man charged with Edgware street fight due in court

A Kingsbury man is due in court accused of taking part in a street fight which has left a 26-year-old fighting for his life.

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Cancer survivor Cory Hall (Pic credit: Simon Way)

Wembley cancer survivor, 16, leads fundraising charity walk

A teenage boy from Wembley who has survived lymphoma took the lead at a fundraising walk for a cancer charity on Saturday night.

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Farrukh Naveed will stand trial next April

Trial date set for Kingsbury school caretaker on child sex assault charge

A school caretaker from Kingsbury charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl will stand trial next April.

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Anopan, left, and Nathiban were killed by their mother Jeyavani Vageswaran (pic credit: Facebook)

Coroner rules Kenton mother and two children died in murder-suicide

A coroner has ruled that a mother killed her two young sons before taking her own life in their home in Kenton.

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Hospital staff at the picket line outside Northwick Park Hospital (Pic credit: Twitter@shahrarali)

Video: Health workers in Brent take part in national strike

Health workers from Northwick Park, Central Middlesex and St Mark’s hospitals took part in a four-hour national strike over pay this morning.

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Hana Gul Khan denies funding terrorism

Willesden woman denies funding terrorism

A Willesden woman accused of sending cash and equipment to a jihadist fighter has denied funding terrorism.

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Tamara Herrera appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court

Queen’s Park teen allowed her Pitbull to attack two people

A teenager from Queen’s Park who allowed her Pitbull to attack a frail pensioner and a dog walker in separate incidents has been given a community order.

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Kilburn teenager accused of flashing at woman on train

A teenager from Kilburn has been charged with exposure after a woman was flashed at on a Bakerloo Line train.

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Farrukh Naveed is due before Harrow Crown Court

School caretaker from Kingsbury accused of child sex charge due in court

A school caretaker from Kingsbury charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl is due to make a second court appearance today.

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Shyann (middle) with Jennifer Parris and her grandfather Patrick Coley

Four generations benefit from endangered Stonebridge Adventure Playground

A Neasden grandmother has pledged her support for a campaign to save the beloved Stonebridge Adventure Playground (SAP), used by four generations of her family, from demolition.

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A host of improvements have been made to the iconic venue (pic credit: Jan Nevill)

Makeover for SSE Arena in Wembley following £10m deal with energy giants

The iconic Wembley Arena, which has been renamed the SSE Arena, Wembley as part of £10 million plus deal has undergone significant transformation. Reporter Myron Jobson took a tour around the famed site.

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Raheem Bourne has been jailed for four years

Teenager jailed for supplying drugs on Wembley estate

A teenager who flooded a housing estate in north Wembley with drugs has been jailed for four years.

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Boris Johnson, Mayor of London

Gold Club status for three schools in Brent

Three secondary schools in Brent have been given an accolade by the Mayor of London for their academic success with disadvantaged pupils.

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Brent Civic Centre is award winning

Brent Civic Centre receives high commendation at awards

The award-winning Brent Civic Centre received a high commendation for sustainability at the British Construction Industry Awards yesterday evening.

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Joanna Lumley with Purdy (Pic credit: The Mayhew)

Joanna Lumley visits the Mayhew in Kensal Green

Actress Joanna Lumley visited an animal charity in Kensal Green today to encourage more people to adopt a rescue dog.

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Police custody image of Philip Spence taken on April 10

Alperton hotel hammer attacker ‘is crack cocaine and heroin addict’

A man from Alperton who attacked three women with a claw hammer in their London hotel room is a crack cocaine and heroin addict who boasted to police about licking blood from his weapon, a court heard.

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Lord Melvyn Bragg. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Lord Melvyn Bragg: Mansion tax may ‘wipe out’ Labour in Hampstead and Kilburn

Labour peer Lord Melvyn Bragg has slammed his party’s mansion tax policy, warning it may have “wiped out” Hampstead and Kilburn as a Labour seat.

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Dom Stark tweeted this photo of the 'maternity ward' [Photograph courtesy of @LDN_ambulance]

Woman gives birth on the A406 North Circular Road in Park Royal

An expectant mother gave birth on the A406 North Circular Road in Park Royal after she became stuck in heavy traffic on her way to hospital.

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Doug Lee (left) gave a impassionate plea to save the centre from closure to Cllr Butt

Brent Council leader “neutral” in row over Stonebridge Adventure Playground

Brent Council’s leader has refused to become embroiled in a bitter row over controversial plans to demolish a beloved playground in Stonebridge.

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