Brent 2020 teams have reimagined how to bring the borough’s rich culture to the public during the coronavirus pandemic and created a festival of art.

A murder investigation is underway after a man was gunned down in South Kilburn.

Police were called to a brawl in Kilburn where it is believed that a person got stabbed.

Brent Council has launched a £2.6 million cash fund to help locals suffering financial hardship due to Covid-19.

Boxpark in Wembley Park are allocating dedicated work spaces for those wanting a change from their home environment.

A Neasden-based foodbank has been able to deliver meat to those celebrating Eid al-Adha thanks to a donation from a national charity.

A man is in a stable condition in hospital after being stabbed outside a McDonald’s in Colindale.

The Labour leader has come out in support of Dawn Butler MP who was stopped by police while in a car saying “racial profiling must be taken seriously” by the Met.

Backbench councillors in Brent are calling for greater influence in decision making which is currently controlled by cabinet members.

The arrest of a 14-year-old boy sparked a protest outside Colindale Police Station.

Brent Central’s MP Dawn Butler has accused police of racially profiling her after a vehicle she was travelling in was pulled over for questioning.

A celebrity quiz master was on hand to distribute prizes at a Best Blossom competition in Wembley.

Dawn Butler MP has said she is “honoured” to have been named as an “inspirational woman” leading the UK.

Police have released an image of man they wish to speak to in connection with an assault on rail staff in Wembley Central.

Children and young people have been the victims of domestic abuse, gang crime, digital exclusion and have experienced serious mental heath issues as a result of lockdown in Brent.

The proposed merger of eight clinical commissioning groups (CCG), including Brent and Westminster, into one core group is to take effect in April 2021.

A vicar in Kensal Green has written a children’s book which has spawned a national art competition.

A Queen’s Park thug has been jailed for brandishing a fake gun during an organised gang fight in Maida Vale.

Rehearsals are to begin at Wembley Park’s theatre with coronavirus testing on site.

A medical practice in Stonebridge with 2,400 patients on its books is closing as its GP resigns.

Construction of a Kensal Rise cinema’s community hub has begun after a successful fundraising campaign.

A man was taken to hospital at the weekend after being stabbed during a street fight in Harlesden.

A Brent man is one of seven arrested in connection with the murder of Alexander Kareem in Shepherds Bush.

“I encourage the parties to continue to talk, if that’s possible.”

An opposition councillor has called for an apology from Brent Council’s leader for attending a joint prayer event before restrictions were relaxed.

A Dudden Hill councillor who posted an antisemitic video in a community WhatsApp group has had his suspension lifted by the Labour Party.

Fire crews tackled a blaze at a recycling plant in Neasden in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A deaf Covid-19 survivor treated at Northwick Park Hospital is taking part in a national trial to see if his blood plasma can save others.

Those looking to tone up and get fit can do so by attending free exercise sessions in Brent parks.


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