What’s happened this fortnight 22nd December 2019

Piccolo cafe are hosting music evenings for young musicians to play in.

Labour’s Tulip Siddiq won in Hampstead and Kilburn in the general election. Whatever you feel about the election results, being part and helping our local community regardless of party affiliation seems to be the only caring way forward.

A new mobile phone shop has opened at Kilburn tube station. It’s called Noor mobiles.

It would be nice if Brent Council used the advertising boards on the Kilburn High road to promote Kilburn related items instead of constantly promoting Wembley?

If you’re looking to volunteer or donate to some local charities for Christmas (or beyond) please consider these worthy charities: Streets Kitchen, Foodcycle, Sidings Community Centre, St Laurence’s Larder.

Kilburn finally got a Christmas tree in Kilburn square.

A thief, impersonator, with links to Mill Lane and Sumatra Road. By Dick Weindling.

Read about our great “Cathedral of North London“.

It’s great news that Kilburn’s Camden police are fully staffed at the moment. We should see them patrolling more often. Say hello if you see them.

Maison Vie hosted an instagram influencer party. Some great pics are here

The Sweet Spot cafe at 284 Kilburn High Road are applying for a license to stay open till 2am on week days.

This beauty salon has had several name changes of late. Jackie beauty, to C&A and now Golaze

Persistence is slowly paying off. 4 of the mural lights under the bridge near Kilburn tube station are now working another 16 to go!

Fancy Italian in Willesden Lane is already up for rental.

Mes Café at 316 Kilburn High Road is open.

There’s a planning application to create an igloo house at 35 Victoria Road. Comment here.

Please object to this planning application to change a shop into a flat at 35 Willesden Lane.

Regeneration of South Kilburn continues.

Wishing you a happy festive season! With 2020 being around the corner and still so much to be done to make Kilburn better, we are thinking of starting a group including residents, vistors and businesses, Please drop us a line if you would be interested in joining at news@lifeinkilburn.com, letting us know when would be the best time for a meet up.

What’s happening this fortnight

30th December to 12th January Recycle your unwanted electrical items at the Kiln

30th December 1-4pm tune up your bicycle at Templar House

31st December 2019. New Year’s Eve Party at the Fiddler

31st December 2019 New Year’s Eve Kilburn Supper Club

What’s happening a bit later

8th January 7-9pm Brent Connects Kilburn meeting

8th January Enrolment day for Spring term at Sidings Community Centre

11th January ‘Bright Nights‘ at Priory Tavern

14th January BRAT meeting

17th January 7.30pm Tudor Allen, Camden’s Senior Archivist, is repeating his booked-out Illustrated talk on West Hampstead

22nd January 7-9pm Safer Neighbourhood Panel (SNP) Proposed Kilburn Ward panel meeting

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