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Brent ranks among London's worst local authorities for the number of residents who choose to walk and cycle - and campaigners say it's partly because the roads are so dangerous.

People are in denial about pollution in Brent simply because they can't see it, claim campaigners.

A climber, campaigner and dad who has quite literally been shouting about Brent's dirty air from the mountaintops is urging motorists to switch off their engines at traffic lights and while stuck in queues.

Architects will meet next week to draw up plans on how to drastically cut the built environment's carbon footprint.

Fifty members of Extinction Rebellion Brent, including a former police officer, a retired firefighter and a doctor, spent last week protesting against the government's perceived lack of action on climate change.

Polluting traffic was banished and children encouraged to play freely in eight Brent streets as the council took part in the World Car-Free Day.

Brent's environmental activists, politicians, trade unionists, students and council staff held a rally in Wembley Park this morning in solidarity with the global climate strike.

The Lexi is on a mission to raise half a million pounds, now that plans for a second screen have been given the go-ahead by Brent Council.

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The busy Kensal Corridor thoroughfare will be getting a makeover, after investment by Transport for London and Brent Council.

Street food vendors have said they are struggling at a Wembley Park food mall and warned several are "on the brink of shutting" in the first year.

A library campaigner is calling out for a new location for bright colourful murals in Wembley Central which must make way for housing.

Roe Green neighbours have received a four-figure compensation payout after winning a fierce three-year battle to stop floodlit football pitches in their village.

Environment campaigners say plans for the Kensal Corridor fail to address bus numbers and soaring pollution in Kensal Rise.

Neighbours are at their wits' end in Willesden as the scourge of fly-tipping on their L-shaped street appears to be never ending.

A Kensal Rise community is calling on council and transport chiefs to take urgent action over "off the scale" illegal pollution levels outside their local supermarket.

Budding photographers with an eye for Brent's bountiful wildlife are encouraged to send in their snaps and win a prize.

Two female leaders are sharing their insights at a free talk in Willesden centred on climate change and politics.

Brent environmental campaigners joined an army of activists who descended on Parliament to demand action on climate change before it's too late.

Bin bags made from potato peels are to be piloted in Wembley in an initiative believed to be the first of its kind in the UK.

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

An 'armchair bandit' from Dollis Hill has been fined more than £2,000 after being caught in the act dumping his furniture on a pavement.

Climate campaigners against investment in fossil fuels took their protest directly to a Barclays bank in Wembley.

A bee corridor will bring a burst of colour to Brent's parks this summer and provide food for pollinating insects.

A disabled lecturer who has been living with a mice infestation for 17 years in his Harlesden home is pleading with his housing association to move him.

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 Kilburn have slammed Brent's contractors who fail to empty their bins or leave a trail of rubbish behind when they do.

Councillors across Brent and Barnet were united in their anger at not being told of an exhibition outlining plans for a station in Brent Cross.

Harlesden and Neasden are home to three of Britain's 10 worst polluted areas, a new index of toxic air shows.

Neighbours gathered for their second protest in two years demanding to know why a waste disposal site in Cricklewood still hasn't been moved off their doorsteps.

Eco-warriors from a secondary school in Kenton picked up community neighbours for a giant litter pick in their local park.

Pupils at a Kilburn primary school are gearing up to take part in a cycling challenge to raise awareness of toxic air.

Campaigners fighting for Staples Corner to be cleared have won a promise that the flytipping hotspot will be "deep cleaned".

Motorists in Brent are being asked to switch off their engines when parked for more than a minute or face a £40 fine.

Brent Council received more than 3,000 complaints about potholes last year, figures reveal.

Imagine someone leaving a tap running for five years.

Photographers have been out and about this morning capturing the beauty of last night's snow fall in Brent.

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 newly refurbished gastropub is opening in Kensal Green just in time for festive drinks.

Harlesden schoolkids helped a developer plant 100 saplings in their local park to offset the effects of carbon emissions at a nearby development.

Pupils from a primary and secondary school in Kenton joined forces to plant hundreds of bulbs to raise awareness of polio.

Spurs have put in a request to play 17 extra matches at Wembley Stadium before they return to White Hart Lane, with objections mounting from those living nearby.

The 100,000 carrier bags given out by Wembley greengrocers each week and 160,000 disposable cups used at each Wembley Stadium event are among the targets of a new plastic-free campaign.

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