Over 800 mattresses donated to local families

Over 800 mattresses, beds and other items of brand new furniture have been saved from the tip and handed out to local people as part of a huge effort to help families struggling with the cost of living in Brent. When a local hotel, which had already been kitted out with brand new furniture, decided […]

Modern and sustainable: community spaces in South Kilburn to get a makeover

A nursery and family wellbeing centre in South Kilburn are set to be completely revamped, following a ¬£7.75 million injection to progress the second phase of regeneration at the Carlton and Granville Centres. Brent Council successfully applied for the funding from a national pot and was one of only four London boroughs to receive an […]

Artwork brings splash of colour to Ealing Road

Together with Artists in Residence, Alperton Community School and local residents, we have introduced a range of new colourful art installations along Ealing Road.  The art trail, funded from development via the Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy (NCIL), celebrates the vibrant local community and the areas rich cultural heritage.  Ealing Road, widely referred to as the Asian Jewel of the UK, is an iconic and much-loved location for our South Asian community. The new trail includes eye-catching peacock lighting and a mural of local social activist, Jayaben Desai.  Jayaben worked at the nearby Grunwick film processing […]