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<![CDATA[News]]> http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:32:39 +0100 <![CDATA[Column: Have your say on Old Oak Column]]> /news/column-have-your-say-on-old-oak-column-1-5078180

Cllr Ketan Sheth, Brent Council’s chair of community and wellbeing scrutiny committee, writes:

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1.5078180 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:32:39 +0100
<![CDATA[Dawn Butler MP urges sprinklers in all Brent’s high rise blocks]]> /news/dawn-butler-mp-urges-sprinklers-in-all-brent-s-high-rise-blocks-1-5077680

Brent Central MP Dawn Butler is urging the council to fit sprinklers in all of its high rise blocks to avert another fire tragedy after visiting an estate in Kilburn.

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1.5077680 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:45:56 +0100
<![CDATA[Charity toddle event at St John’s in Kensal Green this Sunday]]> /news/charity-toddle-event-at-st-john-s-in-kensal-green-this-sunday-1-5076438

A vicar in Kensal Green is opening up his church for a charitable afternoon of family fun organised by two of his parishioners.

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1.5076438 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:41:14 +0100
<![CDATA[Harlesden woman appeals for black people to donate blood]]> /news/health/harlesden-woman-appeals-for-black-people-to-donate-blood-1-5074771

A Harlesden resident whose life was saved by blood transfusions is calling on more black donors in Brent to donate.

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1.5074771 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:01:57 +0100
<![CDATA[Josh Hanson murder: Charity run to raise awareness of knife crime]]> /news/josh-hanson-murder-charity-run-to-raise-awareness-of-knife-crime-1-5072831

Young and old are invited to join a charity run to raise awareness of knife crime in memory of a Kingsbury man stabbed to death.

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1.5072831 Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:48:08 +0100
<![CDATA[Crowds enjoy Gladstone Park’s Great Get Together in memory of Jo Cox MP]]> /news/crowds-enjoy-gladstone-park-s-great-get-together-in-memory-of-jo-cox-mp-1-5072773

The sun shone down in Gladstone Park as hundreds of people enjoyed a day of free fun, games and dog shows.

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1.5072773 Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:18:31 +0100
<![CDATA[Dawn Butler MP appointed shadow minister for diverse communities]]> /news/politics/dawn-butler-mp-appointed-shadow-minister-for-diverse-communities-1-5069743

Brent Central’s MP has been appointed shadow minister for diverse communities, by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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1.5069743 Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:27:22 +0100
<![CDATA[Police arrest seven after collision and knife chase in Alperton]]> /news/crime-court/police-arrest-seven-after-collision-and-knife-chase-in-alperton-1-5069330

Armed officers were called in after a gang carrying knives chased a man down a street in broad daylight.

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1.5069330 Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:10:51 +0100
<![CDATA[Crowds take part in the Neasden Temple 10K challenge]]> /news/crowds-take-part-in-the-neasden-temple-10k-challenge-1-5068899

More than 2,600 people - from toddlers through to senior citizens -joined in the annual 10K challenge at Neasden Temple and held a minute’s silence for those who perished in the Grenfell Tower fire.

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1.5068899 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:54:41 +0100
<![CDATA[Brent women recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours]]> /news/brent-women-recognised-in-queen-s-birthday-honours-1-5068554

Three women from Brent including a school governor, a former nurse and a foster carer have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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1.5068554 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:39:28 +0100
<![CDATA[Grenfell Tower tragedy: Communities in Brent rush to help in any way they can]]> /news/grenfell-tower-tragedy-communities-in-brent-rush-to-help-in-any-way-they-can-1-5068233

People in the borough have rushed to help victims in different ways after hundreds lost everything in the Grenfell Tower blaze.

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1.5068233 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:03:26 +0100
<![CDATA[Mohanna Abdhou murder investigation: Three women arrested in connection with Kilburn shooting]]> /news/crime-court/mohanna-abdhou-murder-investigation-three-women-arrested-in-connection-with-kilburn-shooting-1-5064552

Three women have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old woman in Kilburn.

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1.5064552 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:28:07 +0100
<![CDATA[Brent carrying out urgent safety checks on tower blocks following the Grenfell Tower inferno]]> /news/brent-carrying-out-urgent-safety-checks-on-tower-blocks-following-the-grenfell-tower-inferno-1-5063611

Safety checks and estate visits are taking place in Brent to ensure all its 37 high rise towers are checked “without delay” following the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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1.5063611 Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:02:21 +0100
<![CDATA[Kingsbury disability support centre celebrates after being rated ‘outstanding’]]> /news/health/kingsbury-disability-support-centre-celebrates-after-being-rated-outstanding-1-5062988

A centre supporting people with learning disabilities and autism has been rated “outstanding” by inspectors.

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1.5062988 Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:47:45 +0100
<![CDATA[Donations flood in to Willesden club after Grenfell Tower fire]]> /news/donations-flood-in-to-willesden-club-after-grenfell-tower-fire-1-5062060

A working men’s club has thrown its doors open after calling for donations for the Grenfell Tower fire victims.

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1.5062060 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:45:54 +0100
<![CDATA[Official complaint after disabled grandma blocked from voting in Hampstead and Kilburn]]> /news/official-complaint-after-disabled-grandma-blocked-from-voting-in-hampstead-and-kilburn-1-5061915

The grandson of an amputee who could not enter her polling station because it did not have disabled access believes the council breached electoral regulations and equality laws.

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1.5061915 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:08:19 +0100
<![CDATA[Stabbed Willesden schoolboy Quamari Barnes identified his alleged killer in his dying words]]> /news/crime-court/stabbed-willesden-schoolboy-quamari-barnes-identified-his-alleged-killer-in-his-dying-words-1-5060634

Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes told medical staff the name of his alleged killer after he was chased and knifed to death outside his school, The Old Bailey heard

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1.5060634 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 23:42:43 +0100
<![CDATA[Security guard’s shock after ‘vicious’ moped attack in Cricklewood]]> /news/crime-court/security-guard-s-shock-after-vicious-moped-attack-in-cricklewood-1-5059673

A security guard has described his shock after two thugs on a moped smashed his windscreen with a brick.

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1.5059673 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:54:24 +0100
<![CDATA[Appeal after collision involving car and motorcyclist in Kensal Rise]]> /news/appeal-after-collision-involving-car-and-motorcyclist-in-kensal-rise-1-5059186

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a crash involving a car and motorcyclist.

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1.5059186 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:57:25 +0100
<![CDATA[ELECTION RESULTS 2017: Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq’s victory speech recognises Labour needs to address its ‘issues’ with Jewish community.]]> /seasonal/election/video-hampstead-and-kilburn-mp-tulip-siddiq-s-general-election-2017-victory-speech-addresses-labour-issues-with-jewish-community-1-5056161

Tulip Siddiq used her general election victory speech to reasssure the Jewish community that she recognised there are issues in the Labour Party,

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1.5056161 Fri, 9 Jun 2017 23:31:31 +0100
<![CDATA[Post election blues gig with Kensal Green’s Laura Matthews & The Flakes]]> /news/post-election-blues-gig-with-kensal-green-s-laura-matthews-the-flakes-1-5055929

A tennis club in Kensal Green is taking on the mantle of a music venue for a blues night to celebrate or commiserate the general election result.

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1.5055929 Fri, 9 Jun 2017 16:37:01 +0100
<![CDATA[Teenager jailed for female sex attacks on buses in Brent and elsewhere]]> /news/crime-court/teenager-jailed-for-female-sex-attacks-on-buses-in-brent-and-elsewhere-1-5055623

A teenager who sexually assaulted a lone woman on a Brent bus as part of a spree of sex attacks has been jailed for 16 months.

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1.5055623 Fri, 9 Jun 2017 14:53:23 +0100
<![CDATA[Election 2017: So what exactly is a hung parliament?]]> /seasonal/election/election-2017-so-what-exactly-is-a-hung-parliament-1-5054803

With no party winning an overall majority during this election, we now have what is called a hung parliament. But what exactly does that mean?

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1.5054803 Fri, 9 Jun 2017 08:38:14 +0100
<![CDATA[Election 2017: Landslide wins for Labour MPs in Brent]]> /seasonal/election/election-2017-landslide-wins-for-labour-mps-in-brent-1-5054646

All three Labour MPs in Brent have held on to their seats with landslide victories.

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1.5054646 Fri, 9 Jun 2017 05:44:29 +0100
<![CDATA[General Election 2017 RESULTS LIVE Brent Central and Brent North]]> /seasonal/election/general-election-2017-results-live-brent-central-and-brent-north-1-5054452

The polls have now closed and the verdicts are due.

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1.5054452 Thu, 8 Jun 2017 22:31:56 +0100

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