Queen’s Park Book Festival returns to the park on June 29 & 30, 2019

A date for our diaries!  The Queen’s Park Book Festival returns to the park on the weekend of the 29th and 30th of June.  Mostly 2018 material currently on their website but I’m sure there’ll be more news in the run-up to

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Brent draft budget consultation – less than 10 days to have your say

The Brent draft budget proposals are the subject of the first of four agenda items in the upcoming Kilburn Brent Connects forum meeting.  However, the meeting is after the January 31, 2019 deadline for submissions.  Therefore, have your say and take

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Local policing – safer neighbourhood teams & panels – reporting anti-social behaviour

High-resolution image – zoom in Safer Neighbourhood Teams Local policing in the UK is delivered via Safer Neighbourhood Teams (SNT).  Brent police have made a poster explaining how to contact your local policing team. (Click to zoom in).  They are also

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Local news – how to get “dialled in”

If you’re not already aware of LifeInKilburn, you should be.  It’s one of the “big four”* local news services run by – I presume – enthusiasts. It’s a Twitter account (follow real-time), fortnightly newsletter (follow periodically – email or RSS) and

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St Laurence’s Larder and Open Kitchen

St Laurence’s Larder provides a warm welcome and fresh food for those who struggle to make ends met in our community and beyond.  St Laurence’s Larder… is open every Tuesday and Thursday 10am-1.30pm. can be attended without a referral from

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Streetlink – for when someone is sleeping rough

Connect someone sleeping rough to local services for support. 

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Willesden Lane Focus Group

At the recent BRAT meeting on January 8, 2019, we launched the Willesden Lane Focus Group (WLFG) – a joint initiative between BRAT and BEST to formalise and coordinate local engagement with Brent Council’s efforts to improve footfall, and thus economic

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