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First time buyers will benefit from not having to pay stamp duty on homes costing £300,000 or less, the chancellor has announced.

The front police counter in Kilburn is being axed by the Mayor’s office leaving only one face-to-face counter in Wembley to serve the whole borough.

A community library in Kensal Rise has received a £75,000 boost which is bringing it closer to opening after seven years of campaigning.

Developers forced to rebuild a Kilburn pub they demolished ‘brick by brick’ have had their application to include flats turned down.

Park users say they are ‘gutted’ at the closure of the Queen’s Park cafe which has been at the heart of the community for more than 25 years.

Fly tipping has surged by 147 per cent in Brent in the last three years, according to the council.

Brent Council has been praised for voting overwhelmingly to combat anti-Semitism in the borough.

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

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.

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

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

The Labour MP for Brent Central has called Prime Minister Theresa May “opportunistic” for announcing a snap general election in June.

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