Neighbours in Alperton still have questions over what will be Brent’s tallest tower – with preparatory works already getting underway.
Brent cabinet chiefs have bulldozed the Kilburn community’s hopes for the Granville and Carlton centres, which will now be redeveloped into housing and enterprise space.
Neighbours crowded into a pair of lively meetings to better understand the plans for their Stonebridge estate – which could be flattened and rebuilt.
Supporters of a vital Kenton hospice marched on Brent Civic Centre armed with 6,125 petition signatures and more than 30,000 emails demanding the withdrawal of development plans.
I don’t blame anyone for wanting to buy their council house.
Former Brent Council housing stock bought under Right to Buy in the last two decades has been sold off into private hands for a collective profit of £176million, new figures have revealed.
Campaigners have won the first stage of their battle to stop Brent Council redeveloping the Bridge Park Community Centre.
The director of a housing charity in Willesden has hailed new policy allowing private renters in Brent to sue landlords who ignore defective homes.
Enforcement officers were up before dawn to carry out a raid on a house in Wembley,
A young mother from Brent was terrified when she discovered huge mushrooms growing in the emergency accommodation she shared with her four year old and four month old baby.
There was relief for Willesden neighbours after planning chiefs emphatically knocked back plans for a seven-storey block in their residential street.
A community in Wembley claims Brent Council is putting profit above people’s safety with its plans to level garages and build four “luxury” bungalows – none of them at social rent.
Community members fighting for the future of Bridge Park Community Centre in Stonebridge must wait for their fate as the High Court deliberates over a day of evidence.
Cabinet chiefs have given a green light to a new leisure centre in Stonebridge – a fortnight before its due in court over the contested land.
A used-car enterprise in Willesden Junction has declared war on the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) over a multi-billion pound regeneration project.
A disabled father and three-year-old son who fear being back on the streets after opening a letter from Brent Council discharging its homeless duty to them may have a reprieve.
A dawn raid in Wembley found 19 people including two children living in a four-bedroom property.
Brent Council is proposing to replace a Stonebridge leisure centre with a new community hub, despite local opposition – and interest from Raheem Sterling.
A disabled mum has been stuck in an unsanitary hostel in Harlesden with her son for the last seven months after being evicted from her family home.
Estate cleaning services have been returned to Brent Council’s control which it’s hoped will spell an end to poor treatment of workers.
Tensions rose at two community meetings held by the council over plans to regenerate or refurbish a vast council estate in Stonebridge.
A rogue landlord and “slumlord millionaire” who crammed tenants into tiny flats must pay a record-breaking £1.5million or spend the next nine years in jail.
Harlesden schoolkids helped a developer plant 100 saplings in their local park to offset the effects of carbon emissions at a nearby development.
A new hub offering shelter to rough sleepers has opened in Willesden as part of Brent’s commitment to show homelessness the door.
A couple subjected to a second terrifying attack at their Wembley hostel are begging Brent Council to hurry up and find them a safe home.
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.
Middlesex opened their Royal London One-day Cup campaign with an exciting 38-run victory over Essex at Chelmsford.
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