Campaigners have launched a fresh bid to operate a community-run library at an axed reading room in Sudbury .

Gamblers have spent more than £620m in betting shops across Brent – which has the second highest number of bookies and fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) in London, new research reveals.

An award winning director has launched a fundraising campaign to make a film about an innocent young mother who was shot dead in Kilburn.

Health chiefs have pushed back the opening date for the new £21million casualty unit at Northwick Park Hospital, forcing them to admit it may not be ready before the winter.

Town hall bosses scrapped plans to make an array of improvements to a popular playground in Stonebridge which is currently battling for survival, the Times can reveal.

The deputy leader of the Green Party of England and Wales has been selected as the group’s Prospective Parliamentary candidate for a hotly contested set in Brent.

Campaigners have lobbied transport bosses to extend a number of bus routes to Northwick Park Hospital (NPH) following the closure of a casualty unit in Park Royal.

Brent Council has been shortlisted for a coveted award acknowledging institutions that pays their employees at least the London living wage.

Residents in Sudbury are being invited to have their say in what could be the first ever neighbourhood plan in Brent.

The implementation of the London Living Wage (LLW) policy by Brent Council could drive up a forecasted multi-million pound budget deficit by £11m, a council report reveals.

A member of the Royal Family paid a visit to Kensal Green Cemetery today to lend his support for a campaign to preserve historic structures at the site.

Campaigners fighting to save Stonebridge Adventure Playground from closure have reached their 1,000 signatures target for a protest petition in just two weeks.

A maths teacher at a secondary school in Wembley has been honoured in front of Prime Minister David Cameron and a star studded crowd at a prestigious teaching awards.

A charity founded by a former Premiership striker has launched a new programme in Stonebridge aimed at equipping youngsters with key life skills through the means of sport.

A local authority in the West Midlands has accused Brent of contributing to a £1.6m shortfall in their council tax benefits budget by “dumping” poor families into their area.

Police are appealing for information leading to the whereabouts of a teenager who has gone missing in Kingsbury.

More than a third of Brent children are living in poverty, which ranks the borough among the top ten worst affected local authorities in the capital, new figures reveal.

The construction of hundreds of new homes in Alperton, Burnt Oak and Colindale moved one step closer as planning chiefs gave the go-ahead to two major developments.

Brent youngsters have been encouraged to take part in a host of activities which will be taking place during the half term break.

Five Brent parks were checked for tents and temporary accomodation as part of an operation tackling rough sleeping in the borough.

A ban on the use of all CCTV parking enforcement willcost Brent Council £2.2million in lost revenue, town hall bosses claim.

Campaigners were treated to a dazzling spectacle in recognition of their efforts to save a popular playground in Stonebridge which is fighting for survival.

A couple received a prestigious accolade at the special awards ceremony in recognition of their hard work as foster carers to Brent based children.

Scores have paid tribute to a Wembley woman who died at the back of an ambulance after its tail lift malfunctioned outside the A&E department at Northwick Park Hospital.

A new lead member of environment for Brent Council has been appointed after the councillor who held the position stepped down from the role last month.

Brent police are appealing for witnesses to the theft of a sports car in Kingsbury.

A Brent police officer will take part in a gruelling 540km bike ride from Vietnam to Cambodia in a bid to raise thousands of pounds for a good cause.

Town hall bosses have given their seal of approval to plans to alter an existing pilot scheme to relax parking restriction during Wembley Stadium event days.

The MP for Brent Central hosted a celebratory bash in the House of Commons to mark the successes of a work experience scheme at a secondary school in Harlesden.


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