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PUBLISHED: 18:37 14 October 2008 | UPDATED: 13:23 24 August 2010

School visit by champion Olympic gold medallist Christine Ohuruogu visited a high school to speak to students to promote Black History Month. The 400m runner s trip to St Augustine s CE High School in Oxford Street, Kilburn, was part of

School visit by champion

Olympic gold medallist Christine Ohuruogu visited a high school to speak to students to promote Black History Month.

The 400m runner's trip to St Augustine's CE High School in Oxford Street, Kilburn, was part of a the celebration, including gospel, reggae and motown music lessons, visits to Victoria and Albert Museum and Afro-Caribbean cookery classes.

Bet payout for late winner

Generous bookies have handed over £42,000 to the family of a man who died without cashing his winning cheque.

John Cosgrave from Kensal Green, was given the five-figure cheque in 1999 but became too ill to cash it.

After his death in April this year, his family found it among his belongings and the solicitor dealing with his will contacted William Hill about the find.

Last week the bookmakers gave his family, who are from Ireland, a re-issued cheque.

No parking during road works

Parking is suspended in one of the borough's roads as re-surfacing takes place.

Wembley Hill Road, from the junction of East Lane to the junction of Empire Way, in Wembley, will have temporary traffic lights and no parking until Friday.

Anyone wanting to speak to the council about the maintenance should call 020 8937 5104/5117 or alternatively email transportation@brent.gov.uk


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