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<![CDATA[News]]> http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:59:20 +0100 <![CDATA[Kilburn teenager urgently needs votes for Gig Competition final]]> /news/kilburn-teenager-urgently-needs-votes-for-gig-competition-final-1-5155167

A teenager from Kilburn has a chance to get into the finals of a busking competition and urgently needs backing from people in Brent.

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1.5155167 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:59:20 +0100
<![CDATA[45 year old man killed after being hit by HGV on A406 - police appealing for witnesses]]> /news/45-year-old-man-killed-after-being-hit-by-hgv-on-a406-police-appealing-for-witnesses-1-5155052

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was killed after being hit by an HGV on the A406.

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Callous thieves have stolen a “trusty old ambulance” vital to an animal charity in Kensal Green.

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1.5154869 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:07:12 +0100
<![CDATA[A-level results day 2017: Capital City Academy’s results leap up from last year with stand-out performances]]> /news/education/a-level-exam-results/a-level-results-day-2017-capital-city-academy-s-results-leap-up-from-last-year-with-stand-out-performances-1-5153914

When Italian Nadia Mensah Yeboah arrived in England aged 13 she spoke barely any English but that hasn’t stopped the Capital City Academy pupil who is off to university to study law.

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1.5153914 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:50:19 +0100
<![CDATA[A-level results day 2017: Three students gain Oxbridge places]]> /news/education/a-level-exam-results/a-level-results-day-2017-three-students-gain-oxbridge-places-1-5153887

Students at Alperton Community School achieved record A-level results with THREE pupils accepted into Oxbridge.

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1.5153887 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:31:56 +0100
<![CDATA[Fire safety fears as Unite student halls in Wembley ‘fails second round of cladding tests’]]> /news/fire-safety-fears-as-unite-student-halls-in-wembley-fails-second-round-of-cladding-tests-1-5153789

A Wembley halls of residence has failed a second round of testing on its cladding, compounding fears that the building could be at serious risk of a Grenfell-style inferno if the cladding is not replaced.

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1.5153789 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:09:14 +0100
<![CDATA[A-level results day 2017: Ark Academy’s first cohort of students spell success]]> /news/education/a-level-exam-results/a-level-results-day-2017-ark-academy-s-first-cohort-of-students-spell-success-1-5153666

Two Wembley Park pupils are off to Cambridge University while another who started school life with barely any English is heading to Warwick.

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1.5153666 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:24:22 +0100
<![CDATA[A-level results 2017: The Crest Academy celebrate their best ever results]]> /news/education/a-level-exam-results/a-level-results-day-2017-1-5153664

The Crest Academy in Neasden achieved it’s best ever A-level results as a record number of students head off to university.

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1.5153664 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:23:50 +0100
<![CDATA[A-Level Results Day 2017: Celebrations as Preston Manor score superb A-level results]]> /news/education/a-level-exam-results/a-level-results-day-2017-celebrations-as-preston-manor-score-superb-a-level-results-1-5153490

Preston Manor School celebrated another hugely successful year of A-levels, with many pupils exceeding expectations.

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1.5153490 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:36:01 +0100
<![CDATA[A-level results day 2017: Ark Academy pupil heading to Cambridge University]]> /news/education/a-level-exam-results/a-level-results-day-2017-ark-academy-pupil-heading-to-cambridge-university-1-5153339

An Ark Academy A-Level student is waving goodbye to Wembley as she embarks to study philosophy at Cambridge.

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1.5153339 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:47:57 +0100
<![CDATA[A-level results day 2017: Queens Park Community School celebrate strong results]]> /news/education/a-level-exam-results/a-level-results-day-2017-queens-park-community-school-celebrate-strong-results-1-5153012

Moonlighting as a part-time piano instructor, a Queens Park Community School pupil has attained the three A*s asked of her by a top university.

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1.5153012 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:07:50 +0100
<![CDATA[Appeal for witnesses after Jubilee Line mass brawl]]> /news/crime-court/appeal-for-witnesses-after-mass-brawl-on-jubilee-line-train-1-5150754

Two men were pinned to the floor and kicked in the head during a mass brawl on a Jubilee Line train.

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1.5150754 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:00:01 +0100
<![CDATA[Raid in Brent finds 11 makeshift bedsits crammed in unlicensed converted house]]> /news/raid-in-brent-finds-11-makeshift-bedsits-crammed-in-unlicensed-converted-house-1-5150612

Dozens of tenants were discovered living in damp and unsafe converted bedsits during a dawn enforcement raid in Preston Road.

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1.5150612 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:17:03 +0100
<![CDATA[Children graduate from environmental summer workshops in Stonebridge]]> /news/environment/children-graduate-from-environmental-summer-workshops-in-stonebridge-1-5149928

Children in Stonebridge have graduated from a busy week learning howto make composters and other horticultural delights.

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1.5149928 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:12:38 +0100
<![CDATA[65 year old man seriously injured in fail to stop collision]]> /news/crime-court/65-year-old-man-seriously-injured-in-fail-to-stop-collision-1-5149479

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a man was seriously injured following a fail to stop collision outside the Ace Café on the A406.

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1.5149479 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:58:58 +0100
<![CDATA[Brent Council child protection scheme gets Department for Education backing to tune of 1.9million]]> /news/education/brent-council-child-protection-scheme-gets-department-for-education-backing-to-tune-of-1-9million-1-5148903

Improving children’s lives is the chief aim of a Brent Council supported schemeA which has been backed by the Department for Education.

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1.5148903 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:05:15 +0100
<![CDATA[Suspect flees as armed police and helicopters swoop on Kilburn]]> /news/crime-court/suspect-flees-as-armed-police-and-helicopters-swoop-on-kilburn-1-5148214

Armed police and helicopters swooped on Kilburn at the weekend following reports of a wanted suspect in the area.

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1.5148214 Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:15:57 +0100
<![CDATA[Cabinet to meet after number of Brent targets found to be significantly off target]]> /news/politics/cabinet-to-meet-after-number-of-brent-targets-found-to-be-significantly-off-target-1-5145519

The Cabinet will meet on August 14 to discuss a number of performance related topics which are falling below target. A report released by the council shows a scorecard on the council’s performance during the first quarter of this year (April-June). The report provides an outline of the progression of Brent’s Borough Plan and the Brent 2020 vision.

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1.5145519 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 17:10:26 +0100
<![CDATA[South Kilburn residents urged to take opportunity to share concerns with council]]> /news/south-kilburn-residents-urged-to-take-opportunity-to-share-concerns-with-council-1-5144821

South Kilburn residents are being encouraged to attend a series of meetings held by the cabinet member for regeneration in the borough, Cllr Shama Tatler.

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1.5144821 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:04:17 +0100
<![CDATA[New £35 waste fee slammed by critics]]> /news/environment/new-35-waste-fee-slammed-by-critics-1-5143968

Brent Council is to charge residents £35 to dispose of bulky waste from next month.

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1.5143968 Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:46:22 +0100
<![CDATA[Historic value of Willesden Cemetery is recognised by the award of a Grade II listing]]> /news/heritage/historic-value-of-willesden-cemetery-is-recognised-by-the-award-of-a-grade-ii-listing-1-5143817

It is the first Jewish cemetery to have funerary buildings listed

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1.5143817 Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:02:17 +0100
<![CDATA[Eleanor Southwood to become chair of the RNIB]]> /news/eleanor-southwood-to-become-chair-of-the-rnib-1-5143561

Queens Park councillor Eleanor Southwood is to become chair of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB). Ms Southwood is currently vice chair of the organisation but with Kevin Carey set to step down from his current role, the Labour councillor is in line for a promotion.

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1.5143561 Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:37:51 +0100
<![CDATA[Life behind bars for killers who murdered Djodjo Nsaka]]> /news/crime-court/jail-for-colindale-killers-who-murdered-djodjo-nsaka-in-wembley-1-5143388

Three Colindale men have been jailed after a student was stabbed to death outside his university halls in Wembley.

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1.5143388 Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:44:20 +0100
<![CDATA[A 63 year old pedestrian who was hit by a car that failed to stop has died]]> /news/a-63-year-old-pedestrian-who-was-hit-by-a-car-that-failed-to-stop-has-died-1-5143051

A 63 year old pedestrian who was hit by a car that failed to stop has died

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1.5143051 Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:40:29 +0100
<![CDATA[Family’s appeal over the death of young boxer stabbed outside Eid party]]> /news/crime-court/family-s-appeal-over-the-death-of-young-boxer-stabbed-outside-eid-party-1-5142831

The devastated family of a young boxer from Crouch End, who was knifed to death outside a party, have made an emotional plea for justice.

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1.5142831 Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:00:14 +0100

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