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<![CDATA[News]]> http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:26:43 +0100 <![CDATA[Build a business brain in South Kilburn]]> /news/build-a-business-brain-in-south-kilburn-1-5121197

Budding business entrepreneurs in South Kilburn will have the opportunity to partake in a free innovative programme over the summer.

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1.5121197 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:26:43 +0100
<![CDATA[Rogue Willesden landlord slapped with hefty fines as Brent continues crackdown]]> /news/crime-court/rogue-willesden-landlord-slapped-with-hefty-fines-as-brent-continues-crackdown-1-5119365

An illegal Willesden subletter has been slapped with a fine of thousands of pounds, taking Brent Council to more than 100 criminal prosecutions since it began cracking down on rogue landlords.

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1.5119365 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:07:48 +0100
<![CDATA[Dawn raid finds sixteen men living in three rooms in Burnt Oak slum flat]]> /news/crime-court/dawn-raid-finds-sixteen-men-living-in-three-rooms-in-burnt-oak-slum-flat-1-5118848

Sixteen men have been found crammed into three rooms at a slum flat in Burnt Oak.

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1.5118848 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:34:05 +0100
<![CDATA[Willesden man among three sentenced to total 20 years in jail for historical rape that left victim pregnant]]> /news/crime-court/willesden-man-among-three-sentenced-to-total-20-years-in-jail-for-historical-rape-that-left-victim-pregnant-1-5117668

A Willesden man who raped a girl along with two other men has been jailed for eight years for his part in the crime.

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1.5117668 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:47:36 +0100
<![CDATA[Met police officer faces misconduct charges over investigation into disappearance of Wembley woman Saima Ahmed]]> /news/crime-court/met-police-officer-faces-misconduct-charges-over-investigation-into-disappearance-of-wembley-woman-saima-ahmed-1-5117484

A senior Met Police officer is facing a misconduct hearing for alleged failures in the investigation into the disappearance of Wembley woman Saima Ahmed, who was mysteriously found dead in Scotland early last year.

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1.5117484 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:39:29 +0100
<![CDATA[Fraudster jailed for part in wine scam]]> /news/crime-court/fraudster-jailed-for-part-in-wine-scam-1-5116778

The second member of a fraudulent Neasden wine business has been jailed, while the operation’s main miscreant remains on the run.

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1.5116778 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:53:32 +0100
<![CDATA[Police contact points in Brent face the axe amid multi-million pound Met cuts]]> /news/police-contact-points-in-brent-face-the-axe-amid-multi-million-pound-met-cuts-1-5116352

The front counter at Kilburn Police Station has been earmarked for closure alongside a number of safer neighbourhood bases amid £400m cost-cutting plans by the Met.

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1.5116352 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:12:39 +0100
<![CDATA[Golfers raise £12,000 for St Luke’s Hospice]]> /news/golfers-raise-12-000-for-st-luke-s-hospice-1-5115607

Charity golfers helped to raise more than £12,000 for a Kenton hospice by enjoying a great game and some fine food.

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1.5115607 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:31:17 +0100
<![CDATA[Mary Turner: Tributes paid to Kilburn’s GMB union president]]> /news/mary-turner-tributes-paid-to-kilburn-s-gmb-union-president-1-5114927

A trade union “trailblazer” from Kilburn whose role as a dinner lady in Brent was to spearhead free school meals for children, has died.

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1.5114927 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:30:48 +0100
<![CDATA[Woodland on ‘prime London land’ gifted to a primary school in Brondesbury]]> /news/environment/woodland-on-prime-london-land-gifted-to-a-primary-school-in-brondesbury-1-5114700

Staff and pupils of a Brondesbury primary school praised the “incredible gesture” after a housing association gifted them nearby woodland instead of building homes on it.

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1.5114700 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:12:55 +0100
<![CDATA[One man in hospital after fire sweeps through house in Neasden]]> /news/one-man-in-hospital-after-fire-sweeps-through-house-in-neasden-1-5114590

One person has been rescued and one man taken to hospital after a fire swept through a house in Neasden.

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1.5114590 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:36:38 +0100
<![CDATA[Three day Tribal India festival in Kingsbury this weekend]]> /news/three-day-tribal-india-festival-in-kingsbury-this-weekend-1-5113958

A giant interactive festival celebrating the diverse cultures of India is heading to Kingsbury for three days.

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1.5113958 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:31:29 +0100
<![CDATA[Colindale man’s petition demands fire safety works in housing blocks]]> /news/colindale-man-s-petition-demands-fire-safety-works-in-housing-blocks-1-5113907

More than 100 people have signed a petition demanding urgent fire safety work be carried out at their housing association flats.

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1.5113907 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:12:39 +0100
<![CDATA[Brent Fun Day to bring the countryside to Neasden]]> /news/brent-fun-day-to-bring-the-countryside-to-neasden-1-5113793

A host of animals are descending on Neasden in a free event aimed at bringing the countryside to a built up part of the borough.

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1.5113793 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:49:31 +0100
<![CDATA[Burglar jailed for attempts to rob house in St John’s Wood and cafe in Maida Vale]]> /news/crime-court/burglar-jailed-for-attempts-to-rob-house-in-st-john-s-wood-and-cafe-in-maida-vale-1-5113595

A burglar who tried to force his way into a St John’s Wood house while the owner watched on has been jailed for a year.

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1.5113595 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:07:21 +0100
<![CDATA[Gas works in Kensal Rise postponed after engineers fail to show up]]> /news/gas-works-in-kensal-rise-postponed-after-engineers-fail-to-show-up-1-5113169

Gas engineers due to start working in Kensal Rise have been temporarily pulled off the job for failing to turn up.

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1.5113169 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:45:22 +0100
<![CDATA[Campaigners crowdfunding to bring to life Cricklewood Library]]> /news/campaigners-crowdfunding-to-bring-to-life-cricklewood-library-1-5113082

Campaigners hoping to bring a library in Cricklewood back to life are crowdfunding to make the dream happen.

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1.5113082 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:26:31 +0100
<![CDATA[Hundreds sign a petition urging the council to save popular Dollis Hollis shopping parade]]> /news/hundreds-sign-a-petition-urging-the-council-to-save-popular-dollis-hollis-shopping-parade-1-5112735

Hundreds of people have signed a petition urging the council to review its decision to allow developers to demolish a popular shopping parade in Dollis Hill.

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1.5112735 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:01:26 +0100
<![CDATA[Brent boy, 16, jailed after series of moped mounted muggings]]> /news/crime-court/brent-boy-16-jailed-after-series-of-moped-mounted-muggings-1-5106588

A 16-year-old has been jailed after a spree of moped mounted phone snatches using stolen scooters.

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1.5106588 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:38:24 +0100
<![CDATA[Column: Outlining the future of Brent’s NHS services]]> /news/column-outlining-the-future-of-brent-s-nhs-services-1-5106291

Ketan Sheth, councillor for Tokyngton Wembley and chair of community and wellbeing scrutiny committee writes:

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1.5106291 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:55:15 +0100
<![CDATA[Special needs school in Kensal Rise benefits from Three Peaks Challenge]]> /news/special-needs-school-in-kensal-rise-benefits-from-three-peaks-challenge-1-5105546

Eight men scaled three mountains in under 24 hours which will allow special needs pupils in Kensal Rise access to drama sessions.

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1.5105546 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:16:38 +0100
<![CDATA[Kingsbury’s Ade Adepitan Short Breaks Centre rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted]]> /news/kingsbury-s-ade-adepitan-short-breaks-centre-rated-outstanding-by-ofsted-1-5105052

The Ade Adepitan Short Breaks Centre in Kingsbury has once again been rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

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1.5105052 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:50:11 +0100
<![CDATA[Student in Wembley killed in row started by a dirty look, court told]]> /news/crime-court/student-in-wembley-killed-in-row-started-by-a-dirty-look-court-told-1-5104027

A business studies student was stabbed to death outside his hall of residence in Wembley after a row over a dirty look escalated.

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1.5104027 Wed, 12 Jul 2017 18:07:30 +0100
<![CDATA[Fracking CEO may rethink his plans to drill for gas in Stonebridge]]> /news/environment/fracking-ceo-may-rethink-his-plans-to-drill-for-gas-in-stonebridge-1-5103994

The chief executive of a fracking company has said he will not explore sites in Brent in the event of huge opposition.

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1.5103994 Wed, 12 Jul 2017 17:40:55 +0100
<![CDATA[Four new deacons join Willesden’s clergy]]> /news/four-new-deacons-join-willesden-s-clergy-1-5103308

Two men and two women have joined Willesden’s team of clergy stepping towards a path to priesthood.

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1.5103308 Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:56:53 +0100

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