Wednesday 19 December Council cuts CO2 emissions and sets new ambitious target


The closure of staff office buildings over the past four years has led to huge CO2 emissions saving for the council.

Using official government variable kWh-

CO2 factors, data also shows that …


Wednesday 19 December Helping rough sleepers come in from the cold

Services aimed at supporting rough sleepers will be running over the festive period.



The Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) will be triggered when any part of the capital is forecast to be 0°…

Friday 14 December True Grit

With all the gritters fully serviced, more than 326 grit bins on the streets filled with salt, and 1,100 tonnes of salt in stock, the council is ready for the onset of winter. Officers monitor road c…

Friday 14 December Rogue landlords ordered to re-pay illegal income or face prison

A court has ordered a husband and wife landlord team to pay back £322,282 in illegal income, following a prosecution by Brent Council.   The confiscation order was made at Harrow Crown Court on 12 D…

Friday 14 December Beware the loan sharks this Christmas

Loan sharks are being targeted as part of a national campaign aimed at clamping down on illegal money lenders. The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) launched a social media campaign to give u…

Thursday 13 December Licensing enforcement makes legal history against racketeering landlords

Brent's licensing enforcement team wins historic victory against rogue landlords under Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) Rogues are slammed with £244,367 penalties under POC Unprecedented POCA case see…