A disabled mum has slammed her housing provider for not fixing a lift in her Neasden block for more than a month.

Brent Council celebrated a year since residents in South Kilburn voted for major regeneration schemes in the area to continue – despite concerns around the quality and affordability of housing.

A leaseholder living in a new property that forms part of a major regeneration scheme in South Kilburn said she is “tired” of having to deal with “never-ending” problems with her flat.

London’s housing crisis is one of the most acute challenges facing residents in Brent.

“I encourage the parties to continue to talk, if that’s possible.”

Campaigners are to hold their second socially distanced protest against the development of tall towers in Cricklewood.

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.

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.

The battle for Bridge Park has kicked off in the High Court with both sides claiming ownership of the land in Stonebridge.

Neighbours in Harlesden are demanding the council takes strong action over a developer which has damaged trees.

Campaigners desperately trying to save a 19th century rustic villa in Stonebridge have slammed the council’s new heritage documents.

Brent cabinet members have voted to bring back lifetime tenancies for all its housing tenants.

Proposals to redevelop a Sudbury car park for a second time have been rejected by Brent Council - despite a cash pledge by the developer.

A Cricklewood community are staging a social distancing demonstration against plans to build multi-storey high rises.

A Stonebridge community group has a green light to take the ongoing battle for Bridge Park to trial after winning an appeal, arguing that it has a claim to the land.

People are being told to avoid Kilburn High Road as a building is “about to collapse”.

The current ban on evictions ends on June 25. The government must extend the deadline and overhaul the system.

The UK’s biggest regeneration project in Old Oak Common is back on track and the mood optimistic despite uncertainty surrounding the Covid pandemic.

Young people from Capital City Academy, working with media literacy charity The Student View, have looked at the latest data around rough sleeping. Here’s their report.

An application to redevelop a Sudbury carpark has been deferred, despite councillors initially voting to reject the proposal.

Noisy neighbour complaints in Brent have reached an all-time high since lockdown began.

A former council leader has slammed Brent Council for denying his request to defer a planning meeting on the future redevelopment of a Sudbury car park.

Campaigners trying to save a listed 19th century villa in Stonebridge from demolition fear Brent’s own policy to protect heritage assets will not protect the building.

A 91-year-old great-grandmother who implored Brent Council to sort out recurring floating sewage in her garden has had a reprieve.

A 61-year-old tortoise has been saved from eviction from his garden home in Mapesbury following a community outcry.


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

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