Covid-19 is affecting every aspect of our communities: the consequences will be most profound for our most vulnerable residents.

London’s housing crisis is one of the most acute challenges facing residents in Brent.

Coronavirus has had an enormous impact on the finances of businesses and households across the borough.

Just over a quarter of patients discharged from north west London-based hospitals to care homes were tested for coronavirus during the peak of the pandemic, it has been revealed.

A man has admitted the manslaughter of his estranged wife in Stonebridge but denied murdering her in an arson attack after allegedly spying on her with secret cameras.

It is not just this government, it is this entire system that needs an overhaul.

In an extraordinary year for schools due to the coronavirus pandemic, teachers and school staff have gone above and beyond to make sure they can do their best for children in difficult circumstances.

The coronavirus pandemic has turned people’s lives upside down and we are now facing dire economic uncertainty.

The leader of Brent Council said people breaking lockdown laws was “not unexpected” but blamed incidents on “confusing” messages from the Government.

Childcare is absolutely essential for working parents and to our economic recovery from coronavirus.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Times’ readers this week.

A cheeky Nandos, halloumi or a chicken katsu curry. Brent residents will be able to enjoy 50 per cent off when eating out, as announced in the government’s summer statement.

The lockdown, we are told, is easing but the Covid-19 virus which has effectively put the globe on hold is still with us and is not going away anytime soon.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Times’ readers this week.

Volunteers from a Queen’s Park charity have come together with local groups to help residents give their neighbours food parcels.

A Wembley mum has taken on a charity 2.6 challenge by cutting off 26 inches of her hair which took her 26 years to grow.

It was very disappointing to hear that the NHS had made the decision to close the NHS Cricklewood walk-in service despite there being strong public and political opposition to the move.

How are London’s nurses coping on the front line of the war against coronavirus? More qualified to answer that than most is Sharon Bissessar, a senior regional officer for the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).

The gender pay gap at Brent Council decreased last year but women are still paid less on average than their male counterparts.

Brent Council will use the “resources and expertise” of a housing association to support its approach to housebuilding over the next five years.

A rogue landlord must pay back £190,000 in rent he collected from illegal flats in Wembley.

Coronavirus – it’s here in the UK and it must be taken seriously.

Another week, another disastrous immigration policy from the government.

Plans to build more than 200 new homes as part of South Kilburn’s major regeneration project were approved despite claims people are being priced out by such schemes.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Times’ readers this week.

Brent councillors have voted to give themselves a payrise at the same meeting where they agreed to find £7.4m budget cuts.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Times’ readers this week.

A “secretive” musician and artist is returning to his childhood neighbourhood Queen’s Park this month where a free exhibition of his work is being showcased.

Students from a Brent primary school staged a climate change march in their high street to spread awareness to neighbours and local businesses.

An investigation will be carried out into poverty in Brent, where a third of people earn less than the National Living Wage.


The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane. Here, we take a look at the type of places you can stay, the rules you need to follow and how to enjoy a great staycation.

Summer is here and people from across the South East region can enjoy the many attractions that we have on our doorstep, as long as we follow UK Government advice and enjoy summer safely. There are plenty of places to go and things to do to suit every budget. Here is our guide to the numerous great days out.

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