Thursday 20 June Potato peel bags will line Wembley’s bins in UK first

Biodegradable bags made of leftover potato peels and corn are to line Wembley's litter bins in a bid to cut down plastic waste. 20,000 plastic-free bags will be introduced as part of a two-month trial…

Thursday 20 June Criminal record plus hefty fine for rogue landlord who failed to keep Brent family safe

A rogue landlord, who rented out an unsafe and unlicensed property in Mapesbury ward, has been slammed with a £10,000 fine and costs after ignoring two civil penalty notices issued by Brent Council. …

Wednesday 19 June Brent’s Cabinet puts communities first in allocating social housing

On Monday evening, 17 June, Brent's Cabinet made changes to the way that the very limited amount of social housing is allocated in the borough.   London's housing crisis is hitting Brent hard. Homel…

Wednesday 19 June Views sought on equalities in Brent

Residents, workers and those who study in Brent are being asked to complete an online questionnaire which aims to gather views on equality issues in the borough. Respondents to the questionn…

Wednesday 19 June Officers find tenants living crammed inside a shed on dawn raid

Officers found tenants living inside a shed in the garden of a three-bedroom semi-detached house in Brent this morning (19 June).   The Council's enforcement team raided the converted semi in the Do…

Tuesday 18 June Community Lottery gets thumbs up

Proposals to set up a Brent Community Lottery to provide a new income stream to the local Voluntary and Community Sector have been given the go ahead by Brent Council's Cabinet this week. The communi…