A former valued youth centre in Wembley will be demolished and replaced by 170 "affordable homes" and a new community centre.

Plans to demolish a 19th century pub of "significant heritage" in Willesden Green and replace it with a more modern building and new homes have been rejected once again.

Almost half of "non-emergency" potholes across Brent weren't repaired on time last year, according to a council report.

Willesden Junction's major used car dealership Cargiant has launched an investigation and withdrawn cars from sale after it was found advertising and selling vehicles that were subject to outstanding safety recalls, the Kilburn Times can reveal.

A charity that helps people in times of crisis held an art exhibition at Kilburn Library to raise awareness of mental health issues.

A vet working for an animal welfare charity in Kensal Green has been awarded for establishing the first mass canine rabies vaccination programme in Afghanistan.

The familiar site of discarded chewing gum at suburban Tube stations is likely to remain - as transport chiefs admit defeat in ending the scourge.

Neighbours in Alperton still have questions over what will be Brent's tallest tower - with preparatory works already getting underway.

Money promised by the government to help tackle knife crime covers just a fraction of the cuts to police funding, according a Labour councillor.

A convicted quadruple killer stabbed and beat a Sudbury dad-to-be to death believing he was a paid assassin sent from Albania to avenge a double shooting, a court has heard.

A Paddington Rec sports coach who broke every bone in his body while out running has made the shortlist for the 2019 London Sport Awards.

Councils are calling on the government to give them more powers to help tackle rogue shisha bars.

A pub popular with football fans visiting Wembley had its plans to extend its opening hours rejected.

The leader of Brent Council has accused the government of disregarding the needs of local authorities, following a report examining the effect of austerity in the UK.

A disabled mum has been stuck in an unsanitary hostel in Harlesden with her son for the last seven months after being evicted from her family home.

Rail users are calling on TfL to clear the "disgusting" carpets of chewing gum from the platforms at one of Brent's busiest Tube stations.

A "tourist tax" could be the key to tackling extra pressures that come with major events in Wembley.

Members of the community and voluntary sector are invited to a special event to discuss Brexit and the impact it will have on their area.

Neasden's very own modelling icon Twiggy has been made a Dame in the New Year's Honours List 2019 - and joked it had been "purgatory" keeping the news a secret until tonight.

Plans to build nine flats above cherished Kilburn music venue The Good Ship have been given the green light by Brent's planning committee - and music fans are furious.

A front page from the Kilburn Times dating back to the Second World War brought together a pair of long-lost cousins - who didn't even know of each other's existence.

A Willesden Green mum whose daughter battled self-harm has spoken about the hard-hitting photo exhibition she produced to raise awareness of the problem.

Students from Ark Academy in Wembley picketed the Home Office today to demand lower fees on applications for British citizenship.

A 16-year-old Brent boy has been locked up for four years for killing a Colindale shopkeeper who refused to sell him Rizla papers.

An award-winning Wembley author this week told the Brent & Kilburn Times about her excitement at hitting international shelves for the fifth time.

Senior police joined Hindu leaders at a celebration of peace, tolerance and unity in Kingsbury's Shree Swaminarayan Mandir temple on Wednesday night.

Housing and highway issues are apparently what infuriate people in Brent the most, with almost 170 complaints taken above Brent Council's heads in the last year.

An ex-soldier will go on trial in the new year accused of murdering his girlfriend, who performed on Britain's Got Talent in an NHS choir.

Brent Council has announced its community safety strategy for the next three years as it looks to reduce crime and increase security in the borough.

Plans for new canalside housing in Alperton have been given the green light despite opposition from a neighbouring business.


A new community centre, The Yellow, opens in Wembley Park in the heart of the Brent community. From October 1, the hub will offer a selection of arts and fitness classes, many of which will be free.

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