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A local garden Harvest Aug 2017
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Site last updated>: Wed 18 Oct 2017
If you live in Mapesbury (roughly between Willesden and Kilburn stations and Cricklewood Broadway) and care about the area, this is your web site. We welcome comments; see contacts page
News / Local Events
Road/rail freight superhub. Barnet proposal for a rail freight facility for the transfer of aggregates and construction waste just north of the railway terraces and accessed from the Edgware Road (behind Lidl). More details. The planning application and supporting documents are available for residents to view, and submit comments, online via Barnet’s Public Access website: (planning application reference number is 17/5761/EIA). The deadline for comments is Wednesday 18 October.
Latest Police Ward Panel meeting on 9 October. report
The MAPRA committee would like to invite bids for funding for projects that would contribute to or enhance our area or the community around us. Grants up to £500; deadline 6 Nov. Application form.
110 Walm lane. If you missed the consultation. The exhibition presentation boards are here
Cricklewood Community Library has succeeded in reaching its target of £114,000 by the deadline. Can still donate to help for future work.
The Conservation Area design Guide is now in draft for consultation. For more details see letter from Brent Planning.
consultation with tenants and leaseholders to inform the Council’s final
decision on the future of housing management is running until 17 March.
More details of proposal and consultation click
MapRA Xmas newsletter. pdf copy here
Black phone boxes in Cricklewood Broadway are being replaced by new style. Picture below right.
Anti-social behaviour - report to Brent Noise Pollution Team (0208 937 – 5252 / Out of Hours 0208 937 1234), For long-term nuisance, keep a record. Form
Hate Crime. For what to do if you believe you are a victim of hate crime; see link
Parking Pay and Display removal; proposals in Mapesbury
Cricklewood station clean up. Saturday 21 May. Thanks to all who helped or gave plants. see report in Kilburn Times. And picture above of new sign by Alistair Lambert
MapRA AGM. Held on Tuesday 19 April 2016. 7pm. report of meeting
new chair: Anthony Dunn; new organising secretary Gerry Weston
members subscription increased to £5; £2 if unwaged or in financial difficulties. Next AGM 25 April 2017
PSPO Cricklewood. The Public Spaces Protection Order for Cricklewood Broadway and surrounding roads has been extended by Brent to 20 December 2017.
Making Mapesbury Dementia friendly. Funding for facilitate Mapesbury Ward as first dementia friendly ward in Brent. Get in touch. And try Ashford Place Dementia Café.; very good place for support. Flyer
Reports of spate of graffiti; best report to Veolia with by photo app on smart phone (download app by link).
Courier Fraud awareness. Link to note by local Police
Local Councillors contacts and surgeries:
Lia Colacicco (Labour)
Ahmad Shahzad OBE (Labour)
Helen Carr (Lib Dem)
Link to details on Brent council site
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Membership is open to all residents of the electoral ward of Mapesbury who share our aims and objectives. MapRA is a secular organisation.
MapRA charges a yearly membership fee which covers administration of the Association and assists in the running of events.
New Cricklewood Broadway phone box
Mapesbury Dell. Gold Award winning small park in NW2
Tree Pit's flowers. If you would like to 'adopt' a tree pit near your home, advice and free plants are available from MapRA and the gardening club. For details, along with hints and tips, see guide here.
MapRA’s Front Garden Awards. results
Police twitter. Follow our local SNT PC Jimmy O’Sullivan on twitter @MPSMapesbury
Queens Park day 2016 - juicing apples