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Comedian Eddie Izzard campaigned on behalf of Brent Labour outside Willesden Green station today (pic credit: Jan Nevill)

Comedian Eddie Izzard visits Brent to show his support for Labour in the council elections

Comedian Eddie Izzard took to the streets of Brent to show his support for the Labour Party in the forthcoming council elections.

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Cllr Bobby Thomas ran his 11th London Marathon on Sunday

Mayor of Brent raises £8,000 for Cricklewood charity by running his 11th London Marathon

The Mayor of Brent has raised around £8,000 for a Cricklewood charity after running his 11th London Marathon and 27th overall.

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David Rhoden and Clayton McKenize are on trial at St Alban's Crown Court (pic credit: Google streetview)

Neasden man denies attempting to murder policeman, kidnap, drugs and guns offences

A man from Neasden accused of shooting at a policeman at the end of a 100 mph car chase has denied it was him while giving evidence.

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Moberly Sports Centre could be demolished

£19m redevelopment of Queen’s Park sport centres edges closer

The £19m pounds redevelopment of two Queen’s Park sports centres has edged a step closer as Brent planning chiefs gave the thumbs up to develop one of the sites.

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Distraction thieves target blind woman, 86, in Willesden

The hunt is on to find two cowardly distraction thieves who targeted an elderly blind woman in Willesden.

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Yasir Aslam has run his first ever marathon to help raise £10k for charity (pic credit: Tim Saunders)

Kenton paramedic helps raise £10k by running the London Marathon

A paramedic from Kenton helped raise more than £10,500 for a knife crime charity by taking part in the London Marathon with a group of colleagues.

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Brent Police are looking for Khalid Saeed

Brent’s most wanted man is Khalid Saedd from Harlesden

Brent Police’s most wanted man this week will be thrown back in jail for breaching his licence conditions when he is found.

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This CCTV camera in Willesden High Road is also being used to issue parking tickets (pic credit: Jan Nevill)

Brent Council made £5.7m using CCTV cameras to ticket motorists

Brent Council has made £5.7million by using CCTV cameras to issue parking tickets to drivers in the borough, a report claims.

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The Times new festival guide has been launched

Our new online festival guide will keep you up to date with events

The Times has launched an online guide to the best music festivals across the country and abroad this summer.

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Wembley Hill Hotel will remain closed for three more months (Pic credit: Jan Nevill)

Closed Wembley brothel and crack house hotel must stay shut for three more months

A hotel in Wembley used as a crack house and brothel which was temporarily closed down must remain shut for three further months.

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Jamaica Jerk Chicken in Harlesden, admitted illegal dumping (Pic credie: Google Streetview)

West Indian restaurant in Harlesden named and shamed as fly-tipper

A West Indian restaurant in Harlesden has been named and shamed as the latest fly-tippers to be successfully prosecuted by Brent Council.

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Officers found fake logos which Ahmad Araam placed on his goods

Trader admits selling fake designer goods in Wembley

A trader has admitted selling thousands of pounds worth of fake designer goods in Wembley to his unsuspecting customers.

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Cllr James Denselow has raised £1,500 for charity

Queen’s Park councillor raises £1,500 for charity by running the London Marathon

A sporty councillor has raised more than £1,500 for charity by taking part in yesterday’s London Marathon.

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Eric Pollock campaigned to save Cricklewood Library

Brent library campaigner dies

Eric Pollock, The founding chair of Friends of Cricklewood Library (FOCL) has died at the age of 84.

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Chief Superintendent Mick Gallagher Brent's borough commander

The fight to curb burglaries in Brent by the borough’s top cop

This week I thought I would start by telling you about the work of the Brent partnership Task Force led by Det Sgt Maddie Ryder.

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The latest fire in Clovely Court, on Blenheim Gardens, is being treated as arson

Fire safety concerns at sheltered housing in Cricklewood

Concerns for the safety of residents in a sheltered housing complex have mounted following revelations that the latest in a string of fires there is being treated as arson.

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David Lewin has been found in Barnet

Missing man, 93, from Kensal Rise, is found safe and sound in Barnet

A vulnerable 93-year-old man from Kensal Rise who went missing yesterday has been found safe and well in Barnet.

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David Lewin is missing from Kensal Rise

Appeal to find vulnerable missing man, 93, from Kensal Rise

Police are appealing for information leading to the whereabouts of a vulnerable missing 93-year-old from Kensal Rise.

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Kensal Rise Library in Bathurst Gardens

‘Free’ community-run library in Kensal Rise could be costly

A deal to open a new community-run reading room in the former site of the axed Kensal Rise Library could prove to be a costly one, the sales agreement reveals.

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Cllr Muhammed Butt is the leader of Brent Council

Leader of Brent Council: Why I allowed Panorama benefit cap documentary to focus on the borough

Yesterday evening BBC1’s Panorama programme focused on the effects the benefit cap was having on Brent residents.

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Toby died after he ate poisoned chicken

Hampstead Heath hit with copycat cases of Brent dog poisoning

Fears have emerged that a dog poisoner who killed three pets in Brent maybe have moved on to Hampstead Heath after five animals were taken ill this week.

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Sabrina Moss was shot dead on August 24

Three men accused of Sabrina Moss murder in Kilburn appear in court

Three men accused of shooting dead a nursery teacher celebrating her 24th birthday in Kilburn denied murder at the Old Bailey today.

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Morten Harket. Picture: Suzan/EMPICS Entertainment.

Lib Dem candidate Maajid Nawaz inspires new song by A-ha singer Morten Harket

Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate Maajid Nawaz has received unlikely support from the frontman of a famed Norwegian pop group ahead of next year’s general election contest in Hampstead and Kilburn.

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Cllr Simon Marcus. Picture: Polly Hancock.

HS2 referendum launched by Conservative Hampstead and Kilburn parliamentary candidate

The Conservative parliamentary candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn has launched a referendum on HS2 asking every resident in the constituency for a “Yes/No” vote on the controversial project.

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Paul Edgeworth and Dan Rogerson inspecting overflowing bins and dumped rubbish in Willesden Green

Environment Minister calls Brent’s streets dirty

An Environment Minister has rubbished the state of the streets in Brent calling them dirty during a visit to Willesden Green yesterday.

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A dispersal zone will be rolled out for the FA Cup semi-finals this weekend (pic credit:PA)

Dispersal zone rolled out around Wembley Stadium for FA Cup semi-finals

A dispersal zone will be rolled out around Wembley Stadium this weekend to prevent yobbish behaviour from football fans attending the FA Cup semi-finals.

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Cllr Bobby Thomas, Brent Mayor, centre, hosted the event which was attended by five other mayors (pic credit: Monir Ali)

Mayor of Brent promotes RAF exhibition on black pilots in both World Wars

The mayor of Brent hosted a museum visit to promote an exhibition detailing the roles black pilots played in both World Wars.

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Residents can report fly-tipping using the Cleaner Brent App

Brent Council launches free mobile phone app to report fly-tipping

Council chiefs have launched a free mobile phone app which lets residents inform them of fly-tips, litter, graffiti and other street problems.

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Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, with The King's Parade at St Pancras International Station today (pic credit: Polly Hancock)

Cricklewood band busking in Paris today to launch gigs competition by the Mayor of London

A Cricklewood band will be busking in France today to launch an annual music contest by the Mayor of London.

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Students quizzed Suresh Kansagra, leader of Brent Conservatives at the community event

Brent politicians grilled by students from secondary school in Wembley

Fearless secondary school pupils pressured the leaders of the three main political groups in Brent into publicly revealing their pre-election pledges at a special community event.

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Peter Shilton will headline the family-friendly day of activities

Meet England football legend at free event in Wembley Stadium tomorrow

Brent youngsters are being offered the opportunity to get up close and personal with an England football legend in a free event for families at Wembley Stadium tomorrow.

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Leon Brown admitted conspiracy to transfer ammunition

Man from Stonebridge convicted of role in criminal gun supply network

A Stonebridge man has been convicted of his role in a criminal gang, masterminded by two prison inmates, which supplied illegal firearms and ammunition.

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Ayman Ben Ali is wanted by Brent Police

Appeal to find most wanted man in Brent

This is the face of Brent Police’s most wanted man.

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A six month long dispersal zone has been rolled out on the streets of Cricklewood in the red border

Dispersal zone rolled out in Cricklewood

A dispersal zone will be rolled out on the streets of Cricklewood tomorrow in a bid to stop drunken yobs terrorising residents every morning.

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Citizen group students with Tfl's Leon Daniels

Students’ campaign to increase bus service outside Wembley school is a success

Transport chiefs have agreed to increase the frequency of a bus service serving a school in Wembley following a request by fed-up students.

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Parvez Ahmed has been jailed for nine years

Cricklewood man who stabbed rival in the heart is jailed for nine years

A seasoned criminal from Cricklewood who stabbed a rival in the heart while on bail and prison licence has been locked up for nine years.

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Navin Shah, circled, in a police cell

Brent politician is charged with GBH

A Brent politician was locked up in jail after being charged with Grevious Bodily Harm as part of a charity event which raised more than £18,000.

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Win a bottle of Chivas whisky and tickets to the Chivas and Savile Row Open Row event

On Thursday 24th April 2014, Chivas deluxe blended Scotch whisky and the Tailors of the Savile Row Bespoke Association are opening up London’s most sartorial street for the very first time.

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