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A TEENAGER was the victim of an attempted abduction in Brent on Monday .
Detectives from Brent Violent Crime Unit are appealing for information after a 14-year-old boy was pulled down Goldsmith Lane on Monday 20 May.
AN UNDER-performing school has sought to demonstrate how much progress it has made so as to stave off an academy conversion.
Parents from Gladstone Park Primary School presented a petition of more than 600 signatures to the Department for Education to show support for the school remaining under local authority control.
FAMILIES living near Wembley Stadium say disruption from football fans has been the worst they have ever seen.
Thousands of fans who descend on the area are making life misery for those who live near the stadium by leaving piles of rubbish and urinating in the streets, neighbours say.
A BRENT-based charity is sponsoring nurses thousands of miles away to complete their training.
The Do Good Charity, which is part of the Hospitaller Order of St John of God, whose office is in Kenneth Crescent, Willesden Green, has raised enough money during the last year to sponsor six nurses in Sierra Leone.
TWO men and a teenage girl have been charged following raids from anti-gang police.
Officers in Brent executed multiple Misuse of Drugs Act warrants and carried out more than 30 stops and searches as part of a day of action from the Trident gang crime command conducted across London on Wednesday last week.
CUTS to legal aid services are having a devastating effect on the most vulnerable people in Brent and will leave them 'disadvantaged', according to an advice service.
Legal aid funding was dramatically cut by the coalition government from April 1 and, coupled with other changes to welfare systems, disadvantaged people in the borough are now 'on their own'.
TWO councillors associated with the library closures in Brent have been deselected as candidates for Labour in their wards.
Ann John, former council leader, and James Powney, former lead member for environment and neighbourhood, were deselcted by their local groups at meetings in the last week.
CAR-LOVERS came from hundreds of miles away to admire their motors in Brent.
Passionford, which started as an online forum, has grown in to a popular car club and organised the meet-up at the Ace Cafe, North Circular Road, Stonebridge.
Two more retailers have confirmed their place in a new London designer outlet.
The homeware retailers Villeroy and Boch and Oneida will both have a shop in the outlet centre which is due to open in Wembley towards the end of this year.
FIVE new members were voted in to take up a position on Brent's Executive.
Labour councillors Roxanne Mashari, Michael Pavey, James Denselow, Margaret McLennan and Aslam Choudry defeated current Executive members in a vote taken at the group's AGM on Saturday May 11.