PUBLISHED: 14:10 19 September 2008 | UPDATED: 13:21 24 August 2010
Going underground An underground bunker used by Winston Churchill and the Cabinet during World War Two will be open to the public. The bunker, in Brook Road, Neasden, will allow visitors on Saturday as part of Open House London ; the cap
An underground bunker used by Winston Churchill and the Cabinet during World War Two will be open to the public.
The bunker, in Brook Road, Neasden, will allow visitors on Saturday as part of 'Open House London'; the capital's largest architectural showcase.
Along with this piece of history members of the public can see 12 other outstanding buildings in Brent this weekend.
For more information visit www.openhouse.org.uk
A killer in your bed
One in four electric blankets in the borough is potentially lethal, Trading Standards is warning.
A three day testing day is being held from Monday September 22 by the Brent and Harrow watchdog to prevent horrific injuries as the weather gets colder.
Experts are urging anyone with a blanket that is more than three years old to have it checked.
Every year 5,000 fires are caused by old or damaged electric blankets across the UK.
To book an appointment to have your blanket tested call 020 8937 5555.
Life turning chance
Youngsters could soon have their lives turned around after youth projects in the borough scooped a cash injection from the council.
Some 13 voluntary sector groups across Brent will receive grants totalling £133,006 which will kick in on October 1 and last six months.
A funding review recommended cash be opened to groups which had not benefited before and in particular to develop youth services.
Some of the projects to benefit include advice for young people and parents on substance abuse, work experience and pre-employment training, music technology training, crime prevention workshops, television interviewing, script writing, editing and sexual health education.
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