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A sizzling summer so far in Brent
Tuesday July 29, 2014

July has been another sweltering month. It’s great to see so many residents and staff enjoying the parks and open spaces in Brent; the borough really is buzzing in the summer. To complement the outdoor summer sizzle, we are pushing ahead on a number of important projects.

Our civic centre - the beating heart of our community
Wednesday June 25, 2014

Along with iconic buildings like The Shard and the London Aquatics Centre, Brent Civic Centre has won a 2014 RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) National Award. This award means that the Brent Civic Centre is now in the running for The Stirling Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in the Architectural world.

In 2014, we will get Brent building again
Tuesday January 7, 2014

As we return from the winter break, Brent Council is entering the final stages of our budget setting process for 2014/15.

Christmas Message from Mo 2013
Wednesday December 18, 2013

Once more, it’s that time of year to gather with friends and family and enjoy some well-earned yuletide cheer.

Please help me protect our Emergency Services
Wednesday April 10, 2013

Getting help and support in an emergency is one of the fundamental pillars of a modern society but unprecedented cuts mean these basic services are now at serious risk in London.

Our budget
Friday March 1, 2013

On Monday we passed a new budget for the Council for the year ahead. The budget focuses on our priorities of making Brent a fairer borough, bringing more jobs and growth to Brent and strengthening our community.

My priorities: 3. Strengthening our community
Thursday February 7, 2013

In my last blog post, I talked about the things the council is doing to help residents find jobs and support the local economy. This is crucial to improving the lives of everyone in Brent, but isn't enough on its own.

My priorities: 2. Jobs and Growth
Tuesday January 15, 2013

Welcome back to my first blog of 2013. Before Christmas I started a series of articles about my priorities and I talked about what we are doing to make Brent a fairer place. Today I want to talk about my second priority - jobs and growth.

My final message of the year
Friday December 14, 2012

I just wanted to take the opportunity to wish everyone in Brent a very merry Christmas and a happy and successful New Year. 2012 has certainly not been a quiet year.

My priorities: 1. Fairness
Monday December 3, 2012

Over the past two months I have written here about the kind of future I want to see for our area, and about some of the problems we face in making it happen. Over the next few months I would like to talk in a little more detail about my three priorities.