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Brent’s Liberal Democrats have pledged to fight back in next month’s local election after severe losses in 2014.

Climate change campaigners are putting pressure on Brent Council to remove £40million of pension investments from fossil fuel companies to protect both the environment and town hall workers.

The prime minister of Jamaica told hundreds at a packed-out Kilburn church on Friday he had been personally assured of the future of Windrush immigrants in the UK by Theresa May.

A Women’s Equality Party (WEP) candidate standing in Queen’s Park wants everyone to know their employer’s gender pay gap.

A campaigner who helped put the plight of Windrush migrants onto the national agenda is standing for election in Queen’s Park.

The Green Party is hoping to win its first ever council seats in Brent with a focus on air quality.

A Wembley off-licence has been fined more than £2,000 for selling alcohol to a 15 year old boy in a sting operation.

An outspoken councillor deselected by the Labour Party is hoping to hold onto his seat in Kilburn next month – as an independent.

Brent Conservatives would launch an urgent review of the Invest4Brent scheme which owns houses as far away as Hemel Hempsted and Banbury if they win control of the council in next month’s elections.

The MP for Brent Central, Dawn Butler, visited an art studio which works with young people with learning disabilities in Wembley as part of its open day.

People in Brent are being urged to register their vote if they have not already done so.

Brent Labour Party has launched its manifesto ahead of May’s elections, as it hopes to hold onto the borough for another four-year term.

The cost of dying in Brent is set to increase by hundreds of pounds in a budget proposal passed by the council’s cabinet.

Residents that are being housed by Brent Council could be sent as far away as Banbury, a cabinet meeting heard on Monday night.

Kilburn’s most outspoken councillor has resigned from the Labour group.

A recent Channel 4 news report has raised questions about Tulip Siddiq’s involvement in Bangladeshi politics, writes Ham&High editor Emily Banks

Brent’s Labour and Conservative leaders have come together to unanimously condemn the US President Donald Trump’s ‘vile hate’ tweeting.

Police are investigating an allegation of common assault made by Tulip Siddiq against a Channel 4 film crew after they interviewed her at a rally in West Hampstead on Saturday.

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.

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’.

Kilburn could become its own constituency, and is set to split from Hampstead according to proposed boundary changes.

Bertha Joseph is putting past troubles behind her and returning to politics after being selected to stand for the Conservatives in the May 2018 local elections.

The medal-winning DeaflympicsGB team took a tour around the Houses of Parliament as part of a celebratory reception hosted by Dawn Butler MP.

Dawn Butler MP is urging viewers to tune in to her political slot on Channel 4 later this month as she raises the importance of British Sign Language (BSL).

Brent has a new diabetes ambassador following the parliamentary appointment of one of Tokyngton’s councillors.

Dawn Butler MP has been appointed shadow minister for women and equalities, seven months after resigning from the cabinet.

The president of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has called on the government to end the bitter pay dispute ahead of a rally planned next week.

How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.

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.

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

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

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?

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

The polls have now closed and the verdicts are due.

The prime minister has praised the Hindu community for being “inspiring role models” while visiting the Neasden Temple ahead of the general election this Thursday.

A former bus conductor has been officially appointed the new mayor of Brent.

A famous eccentric is aiming to win 1,000 votes in Hampstead and Kilburn after a homeless friend gave him the £500 needed to register his candidacy.

Unregistered voters who want to have their say in the snap General Election have until midnight on May 22 to register their chance.

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