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Support local traders this winter
Tuesday November 29, 2016

It’s that time of year again: the weather has turned cold, we’re wrapped up in scarves and gloves and wondering where the past year has gone. In the past few weeks, our Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain communities have celebrated Diwali, our Jewish community is set to enjoy Hanukkah and our Christian community is looking forward to celebrating Christmas.

Grammar and secondary modern schools are a relic of education history
Friday October 7, 2016

In Brent, our comprehensive schools draw in pupils from one of the most diverse boroughs in the country. Their achievements are not the result of selective recruitment, or segregating pupils based on attainment. Pupils from different backgrounds, ethnicities and abilities work and socialise together, supporting and encouraging one another.

Back to school in Brent
Wednesday August 31, 2016

This September, we’re reflecting on Brent’s GCSE and A Level results. I remember receiving my own results and now I am going through it with my children; the feeling of opening that envelope with no idea what lies inside is like no other!

Kilburn’s skyline is changing – and the best is yet to come
Thursday August 4, 2016

A lot is happening in South Kilburn, and it’s not just building work. The work is as much, if not more, about the people and community of South Kilburn, as it is about the properties.

We stand together
Friday July 15, 2016

Following the result of last month’s referendum, I want to reassure our friends and neighbours who come from the EU that your current rights and protections stand today as they did last week.