Nearly half of all workers in Brent Central were furloughed during the coronavirus pandemic - the highest in the UK.

Visitors to Wembley Park this weekend are promised an “al fresco experience” to aid social distancing as bars, restaurants and cafe’s reopen.

Volunteers are needed to test Covid-19 vaccines in a bid to stop deaths from the pandemic.

People with coronavirus symptoms must get tested, the head of Brent’s CCG has urged.

A Kingsbury woman’s poem about coronavirus has been included in an anthology where all proceeds are going to the NHS.

The highest Covid mortality rates between March 1 and June 6 were in Brent, new figures reveal.

Central Middlesex hospital is back in business as it is now designated as “Covid protected”.

Two Northwick Park Hospital therapists have told of their experiences after they were redeployed from treating children to working in the mortuary department during the Covid-19 pandemic peak.

A Covid-19 testing site is opening in Harlesden for local residents worried they may have the virus.

Brent had the highest death leaps in the UK between the first 10 weeks of the year and these last 10 weeks, according to figures.

Brent remains the borough with the highest number of coronavirus deaths in the capital.

A coalition of faith leaders came together to donate 1,000 face masks to London’s food banks, including in Brent.

Northwick Park Hospital’s medical director has warned that people who delay getting treatment could be putting their long-term health at risk.

We will bring you the latest updates from north London and the response of the authorities to the coronavirus crisis.

Barbers, hairdressers, beauty salons, vape and mobile phone shops are the businesses most likely to be breaking covid rules.

A Kenton hospice has been gifted a £1,000 grant by a local charity to buy essential personal protection equipment (PPE).

A Northwick Park Hospital surgeon who survived coronavirus has given an insights into treating patients on the frontline.

Soldiers from the Grenadier Guards enjoyed a hearty thank you meal from Neasden Temple’s community in recognition of their work during coronavirus testing.

Cleaners and porters say they were left “embarrassed” and “sad” after they were turned away from a donation of shoes for staff at Northwick Park Hospital.

Obesity levels in Brent could be exacerbating the coronavirus pandemic, new research suggests.

Northwick Park Hospital is the first place in UK to use mobile kidney dialysis machines which is saving the lives of many Covid-19 patients.

The risk of dying a Covid-19 related death are more than twice as likely for Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities as it is for white communities, a study reveals.

Children across Brent have brought smiles to police and other key workers with their bright and quirky designs.

Pavements are to be temporarily widened in some of Brent’s busiest streets to help protect the community and slow the continuing spread of Covid-19.

New artwork has been unveiled on the ‘Spanish Steps’ in Wembley Park to cheer people up.

More than 7,600 items of food and toiletries have been delivered to foodbanks in Brent by British Red Cross teams.

Hospital admissions linked to obesity have skyrocketed across North London, new figures suggest.

A Neasden woman is hosting a free virtual entertainment event for people in retirement and those living in care homes.

A Cricklewood charity boss has trodden his own path to inspire older people and raise money by running a solo marathon.

Hundreds of stitchers from north and east London have put their needles to work sewing scrubs for NHS hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic.

At least 32 people died from Covid-19 in Brent care homes up until April 24, according to data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows.

Poverty, boredom and overcrowded homes are among the reasons young people in Brent are defying lockdown rules, a local study shows.

Brent has the highest number of coronavirus-led deaths in the capital.

Transport campaigners are calling for Kilburn High Road’s pavements to be widened to aid social distancing.

Those struggling with the coronavirus led lockdown are invited by a Willesden charity to try out free online mediations.

In the last month 3,500 food supplies have been delivered from a Stonebridge leisure centre to those most at risk from Covid-19.

A Harlesden Diabetes UK volunteer has been offering advice on healthy eating during Ramadan while the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Patients at Northwick Park Hospital have been drawn out of their beds by the musical tones of a violin playing consultant.

Pupils at a Kenton primary school have not allowed the coronvirus lockdown to dampen their spirits.

The mother of a lively autistic boy is planning a talent show with a difference for when covid lockdown measures end.

A North London charity has already racked up £12,000 in a matched crowdfunding campaign to support older people particularly impacted by the coronavirus lockdown.

A GP surgery in Neasden has been downgraded from ‘good’ to ‘inadequate’ by health chiefs and put into special measures.

A Kilburn pastor is hoping for donations from the public after experiencing the high demand of his soup kitchen during the coronavirus crisis.

A therapy radiographer from Archway has advised cancer patients to continue seeking urgent and essential treatment during the Covid-19 pandemic.


The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

Veterans are providing vital skills across a range of projects to help the country tackle the current coronavirus outbreak. From helping to build Nightingale Hospitals to delivering essential supplies to those who are shielding, they have helped thousands of people across the country. We take a look at how one such veteran is helping out.

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