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PUBLISHED: 16:13 28 July 2008 | UPDATED: 13:19 24 August 2010

Getting ready for next festival As headaches recede and dancing feet return to normal organisers of a top festival are calling on the public s help to make sure next year s event is better than ever. Instead of basking in the success of J

Getting ready for next festival

As headaches recede and dancing feet return to normal organisers of a top festival are calling on the public's help to make sure next year's event is better than ever. Instead of basking in the success of July's Kilburn Festival the Kilburn Town Centre Management team are looking to improve on this year as well as put out another festival in December. The team are also considering putting on a Winter Glow Festival in early December but are first preparing to review how this summer's event went. Anyone with ideas or feedback on the Kilburn Festival should contact the Town Centre Management team on 020 7974 6388.

Gunman jailed for eight years

A violent armed thug has been caged.

Ace Kentake, 20, of Windsor Road, Willesden was sentenced to eight years in prison at Harrow Crown Court on Tuesday for robbery, possession of an imitation firearm and handling stolen goods.

On two separate occasions he held up male victims at gunpoint while they were returning home in the early hours of the morning.

He appeared at Harrow Crown Court on June 2 where he was found guilty by a unanimous verdict.

Police said he showed little remorse for either offence.

Housing building reopens

Homeless residents can wait in comfort in the new reception room in the council's housing advice building.

Brent Council run Mahatma Gandhi House, in Wembley Hill Road, Wembley was reopened on July 25 after a one month refurbishment.

There are now new interview rooms, a children's area and revamped waiting area.

Call 020 8937 2000 or 020 8937 2747 for housing advice.


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