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Brent police are to carry out patrols outside mosques and Islamic centres in the borough following the terror attack in New Zealand this morning.

A homeless pensioner stormed the end of Brent’s full council meeting after councillors had spent nearly two hours condemning austerity.

Every day that I’m privileged enough to do this job, my guiding principle remains unchanged - I want to make Brent better for this generation and the next.

The leader of Brent Council has accused the government of disregarding the needs of local authorities, following a report examining the effect of austerity in the UK.

England football player and “Brent boy” Raheem Sterling has approached council chiefs to set up a football academy at the controversial Bridge Park site in Stonebridge.

All 55,000 Europeans living in Brent will have to register to settle in the UK if Brexit happens or be considered “illegal” with no rights to remain.

Brent Council could set up a charitable trust to plug up a £1.5million funding gap in the borough’s 2020 London Borough of Culture programme.

The community living on a Stonebridge estate have expressed fears over their “once in a life time” opportunity to be balloted on redevelopment proposals where they live.

Wembley Park will be illuminated at the weekend with a free fireworks display and light parade festival.

Brent Council has been accused of social cleansing by one of its own councillors as 197 households are forced to leave two blocks in Kilburn.

The grieving mother of an innocent man gunned down in Harlesden in 2016 feels like she is in “prison” after being forced to live in a cramped, squalid hostel room for two years.

More austerity lies ahead for people in Brent including the possible closure of all children’s centres and slashes to litter services as part of proposed £26million cuts.

More than a thousand people attended a vigil to show solidarity for victims of an attack outside a Cricklewood mosque.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Times’ readers this week.

Neighbours gathered at Brent Civic Centre to shine a light on the council’s “destructive” plan for Northwick Park this week.

“Is there any chance of moving from this area?” was the rallying cry at a tense HS2 meeting in South Kilburn.

A Kilburn councillor who has been sacked from Brent’s planning committee believes he lost his seat for “voting the wrong way” on applications.

Music legend Nile Rodgers dropped in on a “cool little spot” in Wembley Park to open the International Busking Day on Saturday.

Music legend Nile Rodgers is opening the free international busking festival taking place in Wembley Park.

Brent Council may not have held a public screening of England’s World Up semi-final against Croatia – but it will be showing the final.

An “hour” of anti-government polemic from Brent’s top Labour politicians at a public police meeting infuriated Tories in the audience.

Today sees Willesden Green voters finally make it to the polls, after the ward’s election was postponed in May after the death of former Brent Mayor Cllr Lesley Jones.

A sickle cell charity in Harlesden is raising money for a headstone for a former Labour councillor who died suddenly aged 34.

Hours of traffic jams, parking problems and anti-social behaviour around Wembley Park are just a few of the local concerns around the proposed £800million sale of Wembley Stadium.

Brent residents face another tax hike after the council approved a 4.99 per cent rise at a full council meeting.

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