A Harlesden secondary school has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to community and fighting crime.

Everyone has an opportunity to hear Harlesden’s award winning steel orchestra as the youths perform at this year’s first virtual Notting Hill Carnival.

Construction of a Kensal Rise cinema’s community hub has begun after a successful fundraising campaign.

A judge presiding over the battle for Bridge Park has retired to consider the evidence.

The key defendant in the battle for Bridge Park has said he wants the council to work with the Black community to create a legacy to serve everyone, as it did in the 1980s.

Brent Council would not have been able to buy an empty bus depot in Stonebridge without the input of the community who fought for it, a court has been told.

The “legacy” of the Bridge Park leisure centre in the 1980s will remain in an “enhanced” new building for the wider community, a court has heard.

Last minute mediation talks between the Bridge Park community and Brent Council have failed meaning the trial will go ahead on Monday.

The battle for Bridge Park is scheduled to be played out in a two week trial to decide whether Stonebridge land should be controversially sold.

A bold new sign now adorns Cricklewood’s railway bridge after the community won funding from Thameslink.

Prolific drug dealing, street drinking and how to divert young people from crime were the hot topics during a live Zoom call with readers and Harlesden and Stonebridge police officers.

Crime in Harlesden and Stonebridge and what is being done about it is the subject of a free zoom Q&A with officers.

Two books written by neighbours living on housing estates in Neasden and Wembley have been accepted by Senate House Library.

A community cinema in Kensal Rise has less than £30,000 to raise so it can open a hub following a £435,000 boost in 24 hours.

People are invited to take part in two free workshops to celebrate the “hidden community” in Cricklewood and Willesden.

More than 10.000 people have signed a petition urging a Kensal Green charity to release a “grieving” dog which is due to be put down.

The Bishop of London dropped in on a Harlesden primary school to celebrate the opening of its new hall.

Local traders in Kenton gathered the community for their annual festive lights switch on.

Those mourning the loss of a music venue in Willesden Green are invited to join a harmonious evening in Kensal Green.

Campaigners re-opened the doors to Kensal Rise Library on Saturday to celebrate a “tremendous victory” by the community that has fought a major battle for eight years to protect the public space.

Thousands took to the streets of Kingsbury to watch a colourful parade to mark a Hindu temple’s fifth anniversary.

A crime-fighting former Stonebridge councillor has seen his free summer sporting project for young people take off in Wembley with all 200 spaces now filled.

A derelict piece of land in Stonebridge has been turned into an edible garden for the whole community to enjoy.

A free one-day festival is taking place in Neasden with music and entertainment for all.

A free community day and football tournament organised by a police officer is taking place in Stonebridge.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.

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