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Renee Beck learnt computer skills with Kensal Green charity Elder Voice

A charity in Kensal Green has been given a cash injection to teach its older residents how to silver surf.

Rachel Weisz at the premiere for Agora at the Palais de Festival during the 62nd Cannes Film Festival, France.

Cameras have started rolling in Cricklewood as a big budget feature film gets underway.

Mapesbury residents Gerry Weston, David Freedman and David Gee, Cllr Lia Colacicco, Sally Long and station manager Carl Painter

Kilburn is the latest station on the underground to offer commuters a pop-up library.

Brent Council could struggle with the cost of funding social care under the plans

Critics claim controversial health care plans could see the downgrading of two hospitals and leave Brent Council financially crippled by social care costs.

Rajni Shah from Vantage Chemist with staff member Priti

Brent is at risk of losing a third of all its pharmacies if government cuts to their funding are not reversed.

Miguel Fernandes Da Silva disputed a penalty ticket for parking in Rucklidge Ave Pic credit: Jonathan Goldberg

A feud has broken out between a driver and Brent Council over whether a parking bay is for residents only or for paying motorists.

Cllr Muhammed Butt criticised the Budget for being

The green light has been given to axe Brent Housing Partnership’s contract with Brent Council with Conservative party opposition demanding a better service for residents in the future.

Zadie Smith is supporting the community centres. Credit: Dominique Nabokov

An award-winning author from Kilburn has thrown her support towards a community centre and kitchen’s fight for survival.

A spectacular fireworks display took place in Wembley Park

More than 18,000 people streamed into Wembley Park to take part in this year’s spectacular fireworks celebration, despite the wintry weather.

Star of The Chase Shaun Wallace cutting the ribbon and officially opening the new Techno Bus at Oakington Manor Primary School last week. Credit: Stephen Pover

A bus which operates as a free technology information service was launched at a Wembley primary school on Tuesday.

Ekhlas Ahmed from Spice Caravan, Cycle repair volunteer Malcolm Bush, Leo Johnson, Sophia Flucker - both from the Transition Town who make chutneys and wine from local sources. Pic credit: Jonathan Goldberg

Crowds piled in to a derelict empty pub in Queens Park to see how they can breathe new life into it in a groundbreaking community venture.

A traveller community has taken over 5-7 The Avenue, due for redevelopment by Regal Homes  (Pic: Robin Mills)

Travellers who took over a development site in Brondesbury Park have moved off and are thought to have driven to Stonebridge.

Chris Whyte of Brent Council, far left with residents of Chandos Road angered at proposals to replace slabbed pavements with tarmac

A contentious meeting held on a Willesden Green street corner ended in a stalemate as residents, council officers and councillors failed to agree on proposed tarmac pavements.

Cllr Muhammed Butt has committed to resettling Syrian refugees

Brent Council has committed to resettle 50 vulnerable Syrian refugees, fleeing from persecution in the Middle East.

Paul Fenton failed to do any repairs to his rental property in Walm Lane

A private landlord has been fined more than £17,000 for refusing to make vital renovations to his rental property in Cricklewood.

Margaret Bailey and campaigners with staff from Daniels Estate Agents who presented a cheque for £2,500 towards the refurbishment of Kensal Rise Library

Campaigners fund raising to bring back a community library in Kensal Rise have hit their first £80,000 target.

Toby Walsh and Fiona Mulaisho of Kensal Rise Residents Association on a walkabout with Cllr Muhammed Butt, Brent Council leader   Pic credit: Jonathan Goldberg

Brent Council’s leader has promised to prioritise “forgotten” Kensal Rise after agreeing to a walkabout with campaigners.

Thirty-eight pupils were excluded for sexual misconduct. Picture: PA

Thirty-eight pupils in Brent were excluded from secondary school last year for sexual misconduct, figures have revealed.

Barry Gardiner is the Labour MP for Brent Noth

The MP for Brent North says that a proposed commercial football pitch in a Kingsbury school has no legal consent and jeopardises national commitments to tackle obesity.

Wembley Stadium is lit up in solidarity with France after a lorry driver ploughed through a Bastille Day celebration in Nice killing at least 84 people with more than 150 taken to hospital  (Pic: Orla McGreevy)

Both the stadium and arena in Wembley are lit up in red, white and blue in solidarity with France after crowds out celebrating in Nice were killed and injured in a lorry attack.

A memorial event in Wembley in remembrance of the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia

A memorial event to remember those who perished in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica was held in Wembley at the weekend.

Teachers will strike tomorrow

Tomorrow’s national teachers’ strike will force many of Brent’s schools to close or offer a reduced timetable to selected years.

EU flag

Today marks the last and only chance for Brent residents to step out in the rain and vote for Britain in the EU referendum.

Aerial illustration of how Wembley Stadium will look after Quintain's application was passed by Brent Council

Brent Council have given the green light for developers to build around Wembley’s iconic stadium amid claims the safety of football fans will be threatened.

Parking fees consultation ends Monday. Photo: PA/Jonathan Brady

Residents in Brent are being urged to respond to a consultation over parking charges.

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