Two Harlesden schools are taking part in the Met’s battle of the bands charity gig to conquer knife crime.

Wembley High Technology College has been named the joint highest performing school in the country – topping the charts for Progress 8 scores for the second year running.

Pupils from a Harlesden secondary school have raised £2,000 in the last few days of term to buy presents for vulnerable families in the community.

A headteacher of a school which was ravaged by a fire three years ago has championed the resilience of her students in transforming its fortunes.

Secondary school pupils in Harlesden have become the first in Brent to receive golden recognition for how they treat others.

Harlesden schoolboys delivered a powerful plea to all councillors for a nearby skate park to be lit to deter crime.

The head of a Harlesden secondary school has been commended by police for his dedication to the community.

Stolen bikes confiscated by the police that have not been reunited with their rightful owners are to be handed over to schools in Brent.

Students across Brent have won promises of council action on low wages and safety in public areas, including a study of whether to install lighting in a Harlesden park.

A scheme has been rolled out in Brent to recycle real Christmas trees bought this year to avoid them being dumped on streets.

Eight secondary schools in Brent are closed today following harsh snow conditions at the weekend.

The mood was jubilant at Newman Catholic College as pupils trooped in to get their GCSE results this morning.

Police have been conducting a weapons sweep in Harlesden as part of a London-wide knife amnesty.

Newman Catholic College students formed the backbone of a QPR youth team that battled it out against their west London rivals Brentford in friendly matches to raise awareness about refugees living in the UK.

It was a royal occasion for a crop of students at a Brent school who rubbed shoulders with the Duke of Cambridge as part of a history project yesterday.

With help from a secondary school in Harlesden a lorry containing boxes of books has made its way to Romania.

Newman Catholic College had a day to remember yesterday as they received their best GCSE results to date.


A new community centre, The Yellow, opens in Wembley Park in the heart of the Brent community. From October 1, the hub will offer a selection of arts and fitness classes, many of which will be free.



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