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Readers may be aware that the way in which the local NHS is run is likely to see big changes.

An east London man has taken on a gruelling running challenge to raise vital funds for a London hospice.

A colourful new mural depicting the Barham Bear has brightened up a disused building in Sudbury.

Northwick Park Hospital has a second spike contingency plan in place should Covid levels rise to heights seen in April.

The grieving parents of a young man shot dead in a King’s Cross nightclub are pleading for anyone who knows the killer to “examine their conscience” and name them, after 14 years of silence.

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

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

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

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

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 09:09

The grieving parents of a young man shot dead in a King’s Cross nightclub are pleading for anyone who knows the killer to “examine their conscience” and name them, after 14 years of silence.

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.

Health

Yesterday, 10:33

Northwick Park Hospital has a second spike contingency plan in place should Covid levels rise to heights seen in April.

Thu, 10:26

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

Thu, 09:45

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

Environment

Yesterday, 15:42

A colourful new mural depicting the Barham Bear has brightened up a disused building in Sudbury.

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

A petition with more than 1,000 signatures has been sent to Brent Council urging it to stop a traffic block proposal.

Politics

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The sole Liberal Democrat councillor in Brent called for more representation from opposition groups on council committees to provide fairer and greater scrutiny on key decisions.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The mayor of Brent will “go down in history” after being re-elected for a second term due to the disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Barry Gardiner MP has welcomed the widening of an inquiry relating to alleged inappropriate photos taken by police officers of two sisters murdered in Kingsbury.

Education

Thursday, September 17, 2020

A City of Westminster College lecturer has scooped a national teaching award.

Friday, September 11, 2020

A “dull” secondary school garden in Kilburn has transformed into a calming sensory space for all those having a “rough day”.

Friday, September 11, 2020

A Kenton school’s controversial floodlit sports’ pitch application has been given the green light despite the lack of proper noise assessments.

Heritage

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

After a century “at the centre of the Kilburn and West Hampstead communities”, the Kingsgate Community Association (KCA) has announced it is to close with immediate effect.

Friday, September 11, 2020

A park in Brent named after William Gladstone could be renamed due to the former prime minister’s association with the slave trade.

Monday, August 24, 2020

A new Windrush Garden and commemorative sundial has been unveiled at a church in Kensal Green.

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