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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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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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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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Newsletter 16th June 2021

It is getting hot! Hopefully the play water feature in Grange Park will reopen this summer. Sadly it has not been available for 3 years. Come on Camden, you can do better, kids are begging you to sort it out! Don’t miss the filming of “Trigger Point” in South Kilburn! Filming is taking place in …

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Newsletter 31st May 2021

The last 2 weeks have seen large “Thunderplumps”in Kilburn. Luckily the weather goods listened and we eventually got a nice and sunny bank holiday weekend. Several water features became prominent on the High Road, facilitating active travel. Pedestrians were delighted by the free muddy showers. The lake outside Bokor, became a small sea, splashes were …

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Newsletter 16th May 2021

Are you ready for the grand re-opening of some of our favorite local Restaurants and Pubs on 17th May? There cetainly was a surge of cleaning/refreshing activity this week and some great relief and optimism from the business owners. Our local businesses really need your support now, as the available grants barely covered their running …

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Newsletter 3rd may 2021

Welcome back! So happy that life is slowly returning to some kind of normality with our local businesses having reopened or about to re-open on the 17th May. Even during lockdown Kilburn High Road was busy simply because it hosts a myriad of essential businesses. With the lockdown easing, please support our local businesses. It …

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