Putting the Pride in Brent

15 December 2020


This year has been a challenging time for us all, but during the uncertainty we have seen some amazing people step up to support their fellow residents.

We asked you to recognise the people you think have supported Brent’s communities through this difficult time and you did not disappoint with more than eighty nominations received.

Here are the people and organisations who have worked to make life a bit easier for others in 2020. They are the Pride of Brent.


Individuals –

Alice Ekwalia

Alina Nicoleta Balatchi Lupascu

Ava Brosnan

Ayan Abdi

Ben Shapiro

Chetan Harpale

Daksha Varsani and Paresh Jethwa

David and Sol Williams

Debbie Thomas, Christians Against Poverty - St. Gabriel's Cricklewood

Desi Dhaba

Doreen Gill

Dipesh Ahir

Dr Silvia Gerea

Emily Morris

Geraldine Darroux

Geraldine Reid assisted by Cathryn Walsh

Giles Deards

Giuseppe Caggese

Hema Mistry

Imam Abdullah Hassan Salloo

Ishrat Malik

Jacqueline Bunce-Linsell

Julia Straker

Kalyan Patel

Kelli Eboji

Kirti Soni


Leroy Simpson

Maureen Anthony

Maxine Anderson

Muhammad Ata Ullah

Patricia Wharton

Rajeshri Sheth

Ramesh and staff

Renata and Peter

Seva Mitra Mandal

Sharon Aninakwa

Tariq Dar

The teachers at Lyon Park Primary school

Toni Trent

Vivekananda reddy Sadhu

Yvonne Wilson Equi Vision


Community Groups –

406 (Willesden) Squadron RAF Air Cadets

Ansar Youth Project

BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha

Brahma Kumaris

Brent Thrive

Daniels den parent and toddler group

F.O.H Brent / Warren Reilly

Iraqi Welfare Association

Jason Roberts Foundation

Kensal Green Under Fives Group Community Nursery

Kingsbury Community Group

London Elite

Granville Community Kitchen / Leslie & Dee

Romanian Women in UK

Rumi's Cave

Shree Swaminarayan Temple Willesden

The Angels Academies

Wembley Central Mutual Aid group

Youth With A Mission Urban Key London


Private organisations and businesses –

Abigail Simon - The Yum Yum Food Company

Brent Library Customer Services

Cuore Italian Deli & coffee shop


Harrow Care Plus (Brent)

Housing Plus Qara Limited

Kilhan Construction Ltd


Mahogany Carnival Arts

Meera Nursing Home

Mario’s Restaurant: Mr Mario Nunes

O' Farrell's Traditional Family Butcher

Red Lotus Events CIC

Sewa Security Group

Shara Grossman Pharmacy

The George/McDonagh's Bar/Manuel Elvis Pinto

The Larder

Wembley triangle massage

VoxBrain LTD


Newly established groups –

Harlesden Mutual Aid

Parent Anchor