May 2012 Archives
A "PUTRID" property in Kingsbury has been shut down because it is "hazardous to health".
The home in Valley Drive has been closed for three months by the council after environmental health officers discovered it was a home to 50 feral cats.
THE UK'S 'smallest Jubilee street party' is taking place in the back of a cab in Harrow.
Colin Sinclaire, 58, also known locally as 'Colin The Cabbie', has decked out his taxi so he can share the celebrations with his customers.
AN ELDERLY man with health problems has organised a large scale jubilee party to thank the country that he "owes everything to".
Shantilal Popat, 76, of Northolt Road in Harrow, has organised the invite-only bash on June 5 to mark the big day that is being celebrated up and down the country.
A WOMAN aiming to raise £50k for life changing surgery for her granddaughter will be bag-packing in Asda for her latest fund raiser.
Wembley grandmother Tessa Bastien, 46, has embarked on the ambitious challenge to gather the money for Mia, five, who suffers from severe Cerebral Palsy.
A FURTHER seven people have been arrested this morning in connection with the death of a Dollis Hill man.
A PUBLIC meeting following the death of a 25-year-old man in Dollis Hill attracted more than 100 concerned neighbours.
People packed into Comber Close Community Hall on Friday evening to hear police speak about the incident, which took place on Saturday, May 19.
THE BOROUGH of Brent will be buzzing with activity during the Jubilee weekend, with several exciting celebratory events planned.
Not only has Brent Council organised a bash with more than 1,000 people expected to attend, but community groups and residents have also pulled together to mark the occasion.
THE HEAD TEACHER and caretaker at a Wembley primary school have been suspended by the council.
Head Jean Gordon Reynolds and caretaker Melvin Thorpe were suspended from their roles at Park Lane Primary School this week after an investigation by the authority into the management of finances.
POLICE are concerned about a 14-year-old boy who went missing at the weekend.
Tino Wellington, of Review Road in Neasden, has been missing since 9.10pm on May 27 when he ran away from his father who went to pick him up from the recreation ground in Welsh Harp.
CAMPAIGNERS have branded the council 'cowardly' for stripping a local library of its stock in the early hours of this morning.
Members of the Brent SOS campaign group were shocked to discover that Kensal Rise Library was being stripped by Brent Council staff at around 2am.