GLA- High Streets for All Challenge- We have been selected to put Kilburn on the Map!

Back in May 2021 a large amount of hours were put towards making a bid to the GLA’s “High Streets for All challenge”. We spent that time putting together a bid as we felt that, somehow, Kilburn tends to be left out and that if we did not make a bid nobody else would. We …

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Local Government Wards- History of North West Camden changes

The Local Government Boundary Commission of England are consulting until 11th November 2019 on new proposed ward boundaries in Camden. Here is a map of the new proposed wards. When we saw the proposals we were puzzled by the proposed changes so decided to investigate how Electoral Wards have changed over time in North West …

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Windmill Court Proposed development Update (27th November 2021)

Brent Council held a public exhibition today to update neighbours about the proposed developments. The last session was in September 2020, and our summary can be found here. There are some improvements versus the previous proposals, it the 2 additional blocks have been reduced from 8 storeys to 7, the Playground and Excercise areas have …

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Brent Council “1000 New Council Homes” Programme

What’s behind the slogan? At every Council Meeting, at every opportunity Brent are publicising their delivery of “1000 new Council Homes” Brent’s Cabinet created what they call the “NCHP” (New Council Homes Programme) in 2018 and committed to deliver 1000 New Council Homes between April 2019 and April 2024, ie a 5 years period. Recently, …

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The Royal Philarmonic Orchestra and Young Brent Musicians- Resound

It was a pleasure today (14th August 2021) to attend a performance of original compositions by the Royal Philarmonic Orchestra musicians and young Brent musicians on Kilburn Square. The group met on 3 days this week for 2,5 hours each time in Salusbury School and composed 2 pieces, “Wemba” and “5 Rings”. This is part …

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Covid Vaccination Uptake- Why are so many people still not protected from serious COVID infection?

Vaccination data taken from https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/ and reflects vaccination up to the 5th August 2021 We have been downloading for a while data from the above site to inform you on infection rates for Kilburn and Vaccination uptake. The data is downloaded by MSOA (Mid Layer Super output Area) the lowest level of data that is …

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Newsletter 18th July 2021

What an eventful last 2 weeks, lows and highs a plenty. On the 6th July Kilburn erupted in celebrations after Italy’s victory in the Euro 2020. On the 7th July celebrations again after England’s victory, with people dancing on cars. Sadly no repeat of the celebrations on the 11th July! Maybe they should have spent …

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Newsletter 4th July 2021

Our neighbourhood has been let down very badly by the 2 Councils that cover our area! Be it the piles of uncollected rubbish that clutter our pavements, the disastrous state of disrepair of our pavements, the constant unenforced illegal parking, the pollution or simply the lack of timely intervention when pedestrians’ life is clearly put …

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