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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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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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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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Kensal Rise Library will be converted in flats and a community space

Brent Council approves plans to convert Kensal Rise library into flats

Controversial plans to redevelop an axed library in Kensal Rise were unanimously given the green light by planning chiefs following a hard fought campaign against it.

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Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe took part in a question and answer session at the school (pic credit: Angela Blake)

Met’s top cop reveals Brent saw an increase in one type of violent crime but burglary is down

Brent saw an increase in a specific type of violent crime in the last year, the Met’s top policeman revealed at a special ‘road show’ in Alperton yesterday evening.

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Jimmy and Helene Lagos, with their five children and grandchild (Pic credit: Francis Henry)

Family-run Arena restaurant in Wembley celebrates its 30th birthday

A family-run Greek restaurant in Wembley celebrated its 30th birthday in style by throwing a party for customers, friends and family.

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Woman, 70, has ear ripped during chain snatch robbery in Neasden

An elderly woman had her ear ripped when she was targeted by a chain snatch robber while putting out the rubbish at her home in Neasden.

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Tesco have issued an apology to Julie Cottle

Muslim worker refuses to sell ham and wine to customer in Tesco in Neasden

A supermarket giant has issued an apology after a Muslim worker refused to serve a customer buying ham and wine saying he was fasting for Ramadan.

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David Bald won LDO's Father's Day competition

Girl, 10, wins London Designer Outlet Father’s Day prize for her dad

A ten-year-old girl won her father a £500 prize at the London Designer Outlet by writing a heart-warming poem.

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Brent Police are hunting for Nicolae-Cosmin Boldijar

Most wanted man in Brent is being sought in connection with two crimes

Brent Police’s most wanted man this week is suspected of carrying out two separate crimes in the borough.

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Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner officially opened the new police base in Alperton earlier his month (pic credit: Angela Blake)

Meet the head of the Metropolitan Police in Alperton tomorrow

The head of Metropolitan Police Service has invited Brent residents to attend a special meeting where he will be outlining his vision for the borough and beyond.

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Kensal Rise Library is in Bathurst Gardens

Library campaigners named as new tenants for community space in axed Kensal Rise branch

Library campaigners are celebrating after they were named as the new tenants for a community space in the former site of an axed branch in Kensal Rise.

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X Burger House staff

Burger house in Kilburn wins JUST EAT award

A burger house in Kilburn has been voted the best American takeaway establishment in North West London.

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The scheme will be rolled out to other town centres in the borough soon

Kilburn High Road to be cleaned twice a day in pilot scheme

Town hall bosses are set to pilot a new scheme aimed at cleaning up some of Brent’s busiest high streets by introducing more frequent rubbish collections.

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Street fight took place in Kingsbury Road

Witness appeal after armed mass street fight in Kingsbury

Police are appealing for witnesses to a mass street fight outside a chicken shop in Kingsbury to come forward.

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Leopold School suffered a small fire (Pic credit: Google Streetview)

Fire closes primary school in Harlesden

A fire has caused a primary school in Harlesden to close creating a childcare nightmare for parents.

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Eugene Moriarty has won a prestigious award

Community award for headteacher of outstanding school in Kilburn

The headteacher of an outstanding secondary school in Kilburn has won an award for his dedication to an initiative that teams up disadvantage pupils with local businesses.

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Ajit Singh Arura

Jail for two men behind £17m counterfeit goods business based in Brent

Two men have been jailed following the seizure of £17m worth of counterfeit goods in Alperton - believed to be the largest ever haul of fake items in Britain.

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Police would like to speak to this man after a door was kicked in at William Hill in Cricklewood

Brent Police appeal to find ‘sore loser’ gamblers suspected of attacks in betting shops

Detectives are appealing for information leading to four gamblers who reacted rather badly after losing their money in betting shops in Brent.

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David Headlam was stabbed in Drayton Road

Football tournament to be held in memory of teenager stabbed to death in Harlesden

A fundraising football tournament will be held in Queen’s Park in memory of a teenager who was stabbed to death in Harlesden.

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South East Alliance have published details of their march on their Facebook page (Pic credit: Facebook)

Community in Brent unites against plans for far-right group to march in Cricklewood

A far-right organisation is planning to hold a second protest outside the headquarters of a major Egyptian political group in Cricklewood on Saturday.

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Overground trains will be extended by five carriages

Overground and Bakerloo Line to be suspended in Brent for five days

Commuters in Brent are being warned that parts of the Overground and Bakerloo Line will be suspended for five days later this year.

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St Raphael's Estate is in Neasden (Pic credit: Google)

Dispersal zone for St Raphael’s Estate in Neasden to fight gang crime

An entire housing estate in Neasden will become a dispersal zone in a crackdown on threatening gangs dealing drugs in the area.

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Central Middlesex Hospital is managed by the trust

Clinical research rise for North West London Hospitals NHS Trust

The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the top ten trusts in London which has seen a rise in clinical research.

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Chief Superintendent Michael Gallagher is the new borough commander

Brent’s top cop reveals Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe will host road show in Wembley

I had the pleasure of hosting my first commendation ceremony as Brent’s Borough Commander on June 27.

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Richard Soden said he was without a secure front door for more than a week

Blundering police officers raid wrong home in Wembley

A vulnerable Wembley man was given a rude awakening as blundering police officers smashed their way into the wrong house during a drugs raid.

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Proposed Skatepark for Roundwood Park

New skatepark plans for Roundwood Park

A new skatepark proposed for Roundwood Park will be the first of its kind in Brent, offering youngsters a place to socialise and develop their skills.

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Binge drinking in Brent cost the emergency services £224,000 last year (Pic credit: PA)

Binge drinkers in Brent cost emergency services £224k last year

Binge drinkers in Brent cost emergency responses services more than £200,000 last year, new figures reveal.

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