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Yesterday, 10:26

A pandemic wasn’t going to put a Park Royal nurse off her stroke of swimming the English Channel.

Yesterday, 09:45

Brent’s public health chief has urged people to download the NHS Test and Trace app in case they catch coronavirus.

Wed, 15:29

An series of performances shining a light on Willesden Junction is to be aired by a group of poets.

Wed, 13:06

A new Covid-19 test centre has opened in Wembley.

Wed, 09:21

A Kilburn man has told a court he “did not intend to kill” a Maida Vale drug dealer he “hit” in the head with a handgun.

Tue, 10:51

Family and friends have paid tribute to a “decent, humble” father of two who was stabbed to death in Wembley.

Tue, 10:00

After the success of the Insight Day marketing webinars held this spring, this paper’s publisher Archant is back with a new five-part series of live webinars which you can dial into from your home or office.

Mon, 12:48

Young musicians from Harlesden’s award winning steel orchestra put their steel pans aside to do a community litter pick.

Friday, September 18, 2020

Labour’s Keir Starmer and the Green Party Sian Berry are among the voices urging the government to extend the ban on evictions which is due to end on Sunday (September 20).


Wed, 08:26

Hornchurch cruised to a comfortable 3-0 victory over Isthmian Premier League rivals Bowers & Pitsea.

Tue, 11:49

FA Cup: Beaconsfield Town 0 Harrow Borough 2

Mon, 13:00

In light of comments made across the media following the decision for Coventry City and QPR not to ‘take the knee’ ahead of their EFL Championship fixture on Friday night, the club has made the following statement.

Mon, 10:20

Southern League Premier Division South: Truro City 1 Harrow Borough 0

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Shaheen Shah Afridi took four wickets in four balls as his five-wicket haul made sure Hampshire ended their horror Vitality Blast campaign with victory over Middlesex.

Friday, September 18, 2020

Championship: Coventry City 3 QPR 2

Friday, September 18, 2020

George Garton had a day to remember with four wickets and a match-winning cameo of 24 from just nine balls as Sussex Sharks beat Middlesex by three wickets to keep their quarter-final hopes alive in the Vitality Blast.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Tom Helm was the bowling hero as Middlesex dented Kent’s Vitality Blast qualification hopes by landing a tense two-run win over the former south group leaders in Canterbury.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Brent Schools’ under-13 girls had their first game since the Covid-19 pandemic hit and started the season with a superb team performance as they drew 1-1 with title favourites Tufnell Park at Regents Park.


Thursday, September 17, 2020

Billboards, interactive sculptures, a mural to an iconic star and a memorial for Covid victims in the borough are among the visual art displays launching the first Brent Biennial.

Reality is collapsing and civilisation is ending, yet somehow Bill and Ted’s world still seems more benign than ours in a reboot that is charming but uninventive

Fourth record for US folk duo is imbued with sparkles of jazz, art-pop, soul and the American Songbook

Crunchy lettuce, tender steak and a memorable banana bread, plus a welcome dose of normality and relaxed atmosphere at this St John’s Wood hostelry

Film review Mulan (12A)

Friday, September 4, 2020

Disney’s live action remake jettisons the songs and humour in favour of a spectacular if message-heavy earnest martial arts film about a girl who dresses as a boy to join the army

Film review La Haine (15)

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Mathieu Kassovitz’s trailblazing movie about racial division and police brutality in the Paris suburbs is a tremendous movie which worryingly hasn’t dated a bit

A feel good romance has heralded the return of indoor theatre performances in Wembley Park following covid restrictions nationwide.

Postponed from its March opening, this musical version of the Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan movie is the first fully-staged socially-distanced indoor theatre in town

A star-studded line-up including Mark Ronson and Imelda Staunton take part in an online evening of music, comedy, and readings for the Jewish Community Centre in NW3

After talking to two north London milkmen, Kerstin is inspired to make a ‘flower of the milk’ gelato and offers recipes for non-dairy oat and soya milk as substitutes

Despite a stellar cast and crew, this heavyweight adaptation of JM Coetzee’s novel is a ponderous allegory that says nothing new about the weakness of empire

The Michelin-starred Mayfair restaurant has now extended its home deliveries to Hampstead and beyond so we chased down the delightful Dragon Menu to North West London

Not the Victor Hugo musical but a darkly comic noir about a rural cop’s first day on his new beat patrolling a Parisian slum estate

The West Hampstead Walking on Sunshine singer on turning 60, writing her own songs and winning Eurovision

This bank holiday weekend Frances is cooking flatbreads, aubergine and tomatoes on discs of fried bread and chicken wrapped in pancetta with a bean and corn salad


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

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.

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