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 gun, £20,000 in cash and Class A drugs were seized from a travellers’ site in Neasden during a police raid yesterday.
Armed police raided a travellers’ site in Neasden in the early hours of the morning.
A Brondesbury childminder whose health is deteriorating in her damp-ridden flat is pleading with the council to sort the problem out.
A community in Willesden Green is appealing to developers to keep the wrecking ball away from a popular pub.
Developers who illegally demolished a Kilburn pub have put it up for sale before they have finished rebuilding it.
Kenton pupils have turned pumpkins and thyme grown in their secondary school’s eco-garden into a hearty soup for the homeless.
A disabled Harlesden man has accused the council of “incompetence” after he was forced to stay in his home after a “Niagara Falls” flooding.
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.
A couple who suffered a brutal homophobic attack at their hostel in Wembley have accused Brent Council of putting their lives in danger by not rehousing them.
Fourteen vulnerable men are facing a “mass eviction” from a homeless hostel in Willesden – to allow other homeless people to move in.
Brent has tightened its planning rules to stop developers converting office and light industrial space into flats without proper scrutiny.
More than 20 men were found crammed into a three-bedroom property during a dawn raid in Kingsbury.
A four-storey development in Wembley could secure the future of a library closed seven years ago – but neighbours say it comes at too high a price.
Westminster North MP Karen Buck joined parents and children to protest the sudden closure of Queen’s Park Nursery.
Communities fear a much loved Cricklewood pub has become a “Trojan horse” after Brent planners waved through an application to build flats above it.
An American equity firm has aborted the sale of Wembley Park’s regeneration giant three years after buying it.
A father-of-three left homeless after working for 37 years, the teen who could not apply for a college place and a former caretaker who risked his life on the streets after being denied benefits.
The controversial decision over whether to demolish the Wembley Stadium pedway ramp will be heard next week.
Plans for new canalside housing in Alperton have been given the green light despite opposition from a neighbouring business.
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.
The Granville has begun taking bookings for workspaces and events ahead of its opening this spring.
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