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<![CDATA[News]]> http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:41:57 +0000 <![CDATA[Concern over openness after no minutes taken in Brent Council leader’s meetings with planning developers]]> /news/concern-over-openness-after-no-minutes-taken-in-brent-council-leader-s-meetings-with-planning-developers-1-5289214

Residents have called for greater openness after it was revealed that Brent Council leader Muhammed Butt met with planning developers and their representatives for a site in Alperton three times this year, with no records kept of what was said.

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1.5289214 Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:41:57 +0000
<![CDATA[Four men to appear in court charged with terrorising a “witness” in Kilburn]]> /news/crime-court/four-men-to-appear-in-court-charged-with-terrorising-a-witness-in-kilburn-1-5288862

Four men are to face trial charged with kidnapping and violently intimidating a man in Kilburn.

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1.5288862 Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:20:11 +0000
<![CDATA[North London line Overground services between Camden Road and Stratford will be suspended over Christmas]]> /news/north-london-line-overground-services-between-camden-road-and-stratford-will-be-suspended-over-christmas-1-5287948

Overground service will not be running from Camden Road to Stratford for a week during the Christmas period and on weekends into February while the Highbury Corner bridge is demolished.

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1.5287948 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:40:23 +0000
<![CDATA[Dawn Butler named as MP of the Year 2017]]> /news/dawn-butler-named-as-mp-of-the-year-2017-1-5283424

Dawn Butler has been called “an inspiration” by Brent’s deaf community after beating off 132 cross party colleagues to become the overall winner of the MP of the Year Award 2017.

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1.5283424 Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:36:14 +0000
<![CDATA[Police appeal as young girl sexually assaulted on a bus in Neasden]]> /news/crime-court/police-appeal-as-young-girl-sexually-assaulted-on-a-bus-in-neasden-1-5281947

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with two sexual offences committed against young girls on buses.

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1.5281947 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:36:41 +0000
<![CDATA[Crowdfunding campaign to bring Harlesden festive lights for years to come]]> /news/crowdfunding-campaign-to-bring-harlesden-festive-lights-for-years-to-come-1-5281909

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to bring festive lights to Harlesden not just for one year, but for many.

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1.5281909 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:23:30 +0000
<![CDATA[Tower block fire safety in Brent could cost leaseholders £6,000 each]]> /news/tower-block-fire-safety-in-brent-could-cost-leaseholders-6-000-each-1-5281849

Council chiefs in Brent are to install fire safety measures across its 37 blocks that could cost leaseholders £6,000 each.

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1.5281849 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:06:14 +0000
<![CDATA[Grime stars join Mayor of London to launch anti-knife campaign with hard-hitting message]]> /news/crime-court/grime-stars-join-mayor-of-london-to-launch-anti-knife-campaign-with-hard-hitting-message-1-5281295

The Mayor of London issued a rallying call to young people across the capital today as he launched a new anti-knife campaign saying: ‘Don’t carry a knife, we need you alive’.

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1.5281295 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:07:50 +0000
<![CDATA[Anger in Dollis Hill over plans to put a waste facility next to homes and schools]]> /news/environment/anger-in-dollis-hill-over-plans-to-put-a-waste-facility-next-to-homes-and-schools-1-5280111

Anger is mounting in Dollis Hill where plans have been lodged to place a rubbish dump near where people live and go to school.

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1.5280111 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:29:42 +0000
<![CDATA[Disabled Alperton boy to walk two miles for Children in Need]]> /news/disabled-alperton-boy-to-walk-two-miles-for-children-in-need-1-5279515

Jack O’Donnell has never been able to walk the two miles from his home in Alperton to Wembley Stadium.

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1.5279515 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:35:31 +0000
<![CDATA[Parade leads Brent’s Remembrance Sunday service in Barham Park]]> /news/parade-leads-brent-s-remembrance-sunday-service-in-barham-park-1-5278246

The sun shone on Barham Park as crowds came out to pay tribute on Remembrance Sunday.

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1.5278246 Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:34:37 +0000
<![CDATA[Man rescued from blazing flat in Willesden]]> /news/man-rescued-from-blazing-flat-in-willesden-1-5276821

A man has been rescued by firefighters from a blazing flat in Willesden.

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1.5276821 Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:32:32 +0000
<![CDATA[Brent artist creates eight foot pop up statue for the 2017 MTV EMA Awards]]> /news/brent-artist-creates-eight-foot-pop-up-statue-for-the-2017-mtv-ema-awards-1-5274948

A Brent-based artist has created a giant MTV award statue which is taking pride of place in Wembley.

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1.5274948 Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:48:27 +0000
<![CDATA[French market returns to Cricklewood]]> /news/french-market-returns-to-cricklewood-1-5273372

A taste of the continent is coming to Cricklewood town centre this weekend with breads, cheeses and other mouth-watering treats.

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1.5273372 Thu, 9 Nov 2017 18:11:58 +0000
<![CDATA[Police frustration as youth armed with knives spared custody for assaulting officers in Kilburn]]> /news/crime-court/police-frustration-as-youth-armed-with-knives-spared-custody-for-assaulting-officers-in-kilburn-1-5273266

A 16-year-old armed with knives who assaulted two police officers in Kilburn as they tried to arrest him has avoided jail.

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1.5273266 Thu, 9 Nov 2017 17:05:56 +0000
<![CDATA[Remembrance services taking place in Brent]]> /news/remembrance-services-taking-place-in-brent-1-5272623

Remembrance events are taking place in Brent for people wishing to mark their respects for all those who have died or been injured in the line of duty.

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1.5272623 Thu, 9 Nov 2017 13:25:52 +0000
<![CDATA[Harlesden charity founder says community must work together to prevent young people turning to crime]]> /news/harlesden-charity-founder-says-community-must-work-together-to-prevent-young-people-turning-to-crime-1-5271660

The founder of a children’s charity in Harlesden has urged the community to work together to prevent young people from turning to crime.

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1.5271660 Wed, 8 Nov 2017 18:12:21 +0000
<![CDATA[Kilburn shooting: Teenagers to face trial for murder of Mohanna Abdhou]]> /news/crime-court/kilburn-shooting-teenagers-to-face-trial-for-murder-of-mohanna-abdhou-1-5271557

Two teenagers are facing trial next year accused of murdering a young woman who was shot dead in Kilburn while out with friends.

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1.5271557 Wed, 8 Nov 2017 17:19:14 +0000
<![CDATA[Businesses encouraged to make the streets look good by cleaning their shop fronts]]> /news/businesses-encouraged-to-make-the-streets-look-good-by-cleaning-their-shop-fronts-1-5271499

Activists and councillors across three boroughs took to the streets of Cricklewood to persuade businesses to clean up their shop fronts.

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1.5271499 Wed, 8 Nov 2017 17:00:31 +0000
<![CDATA[Bridge Park community demands halt of land sale in Stonebridge]]> /news/bridge-park-community-demands-halt-of-land-sale-in-stonebridge-1-5270749

A community battling to save a leisure centre from developers in Stonebridge are demanding that the council halts the controversial sale of the land it sits on.

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1.5270749 Wed, 8 Nov 2017 12:58:12 +0000
<![CDATA[Free week long Luv Gospel music festival coming to Wembley]]> /news/free-week-long-luv-gospel-music-festival-coming-to-wembley-1-5269926

Feel inspired and uplifted at a free week long gospel music festival in Wembley which is taking place for the first time.

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1.5269926 Tue, 7 Nov 2017 18:21:31 +0000
<![CDATA[Judge lets Wembley mum who encouraged terrorism walk free ‘for sake of her five children.’]]> /news/crime-court/judge-lets-wembley-mum-who-encouraged-terrorism-walk-free-for-sake-of-her-five-children-1-5269850

. A Wembley mother has been spared jail for posting Islamic State propaganda on Facebook after a judge was moved by the “suffering” of her five children.

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1.5269850 Tue, 7 Nov 2017 18:08:10 +0000
<![CDATA[Mohanna Abdhou murder investigation: Woman arrested in connection with fatal shooting in Kilburn]]> /news/crime-court/mohanna-abdhou-murder-investigation-woman-arrested-in-connection-with-fatal-shooting-in-kilburn-1-5269680

A woman has been arrested in connection with the murder of Mohanna Abdhou after handing herself into police.

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1.5269680 Tue, 7 Nov 2017 16:58:35 +0000
<![CDATA[Man stabbed as Harlesden hit by spate of moped attacks]]> /news/man-stabbed-as-harlesden-hit-by-spate-of-moped-attacks-1-5269473

A spate of moped enabled robberies has hit Harlesden in recent days, leaving one man with stab injuries.

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1.5269473 Tue, 7 Nov 2017 16:03:18 +0000
<![CDATA[Man suffers stab injuries after police called to fight in Harlesden]]> /news/crime-court/man-suffers-stab-injuries-after-police-called-to-fight-in-harlesden-1-5267381

Police believe a man was stabbed in a fight which broke out in Harlesden on Friday night.

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1.5267381 Mon, 6 Nov 2017 13:24:36 +0000

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