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Coronavirus has had an enormous impact on the finances of businesses and households across the borough.

A celebrity quiz master was on hand to distribute prizes at a Best Blossom competition in Wembley.

Children and young people have been the victims of domestic abuse, gang crime, digital exclusion and have experienced serious mental heath issues as a result of lockdown in Brent.

The “Eat Out To Help Out” meal discount scheme has now been launched and more than a hundred restaurants across Kilburn and Brent are taking part.

Rehearsals are to begin at Wembley Park’s theatre with coronavirus testing on site.

Covid-19 cases are on the rise again in Brent, according to the council leader.

The coronavirus pandemic has turned people’s lives upside down and we are now facing dire economic uncertainty.

A deaf Covid-19 survivor treated at Northwick Park Hospital is taking part in a national trial to see if his blood plasma can save others.

Those looking to tone up and get fit can do so by attending free exercise sessions in Brent parks.

Steps to prevent bus drivers being exposed to coronavirus - including provision of PPE - should have been implemented sooner by TfL, according to a report commissioned in the wake of high numbers of them dying of the virus.

The leader of Brent Council said people breaking lockdown laws was “not unexpected” but blamed incidents on “confusing” messages from the Government.


Childcare is absolutely essential for working parents and to our economic recovery from coronavirus.

A Brent-based firefighter has been recognised for his selflessness during the Covid pandemic.

A specialist organ donation nurse at Northwick Park Hospital has spoken about her experiences dealing with “end of life” requests from dying Covid patients.

A cheeky Nandos, halloumi or a chicken katsu curry. Brent residents will be able to enjoy 50 per cent off when eating out, as announced in the government’s summer statement.

Brent Council has warned more pain is on the way with a projected £26.4 million budget shortfall, following coronavirus costs.

A team of doctors have spoken of their experiences in Northwick Park Hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU) during the coronavirus pandemic, as they prepare for a fundraising effort to help patients.

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

Young scouts have raised more than £5,500 for a Kenton hospice by collectively reaching 1,000 kilometres on foot and bike.

A Wembley primary school commissioned a bold mural during lockdown while its remote teaching curriculum has reached 9,500 children across the world.

An A&E nurse cheered out Northwick Park Hospital after a nine-week battle with Covid-19 became nearly the 1,000th patient to be discharged by the trust.

Dawn Butler MP has closed her constituency office in Willesden both for financial reasons and to keep her staff safe.

Brent sprung back into life at the weekend as restaurants and bars reopened after 14 weeks locked down.

Nearly half of all workers in Brent Central were furloughed during the coronavirus pandemic - the highest in the UK.

Visitors to Wembley Park this weekend are promised an “al fresco experience” to aid social distancing as bars, restaurants and cafe’s reopen.

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