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Message on local waste bin in St Gabriel's Road improved (Exeter/St Gabriel's)
Local events in near future
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Site last updated>: Tues 1 December 2020
If you live in Mapesbury (roughly between Willesden and Kilburn stations and Cricklewood Broadway, including Chatsworth Road) and care about the area, this is your web site. We welcome comments; see contacts page
News / Local Events
Virtual Walk through Hampstead. Tuesday 1 December 730pm-830pm. With David Tucker Official tour guide with London Walks. Book by 29 Nov. Flyer
Brent Council has been awarded “Council of the Year” by the Local Government Chronicle. They have been doing a good job on Covid-19 response and diversity especially. More details
Mosque car park devt. proposal to build a 4-storey building at the Mosque car park to include underground parking, 22 flats and a roof garden terrace. Notes on meeting of MapRA with Mosque Treasurer. Brent Planning reference no 20/0799
Cricklewood Lane road westbound closure. 4 weeks 28 September to 24 October. Details
Police crime reporting flyer - giving key information about contacts.
Brent Mutual aid mission statement
In view of Virus MapRA AGM has been postponed.
Kilburn High Street Party (11 July): Brent 2020. Letter about parking restrictions, road closures and diversions. Note postponed until Summer 2021
RISE2020 opening. report on event in Brent Times
MapRA Open Gardens Day was a great success. comments and pictures on sandra's blog.
MapRA AGM report.
Tree-in-Tanks project by WG Town Team working with Brent Council to improve the High Road. Report of meeting.
Advice about distraction burglary
Local Police Crime Prevention advice for Xmas (most generally applicable)
Local police December newsletter
Report on MapRA meeting with council reps on refuse and recycling. Link to report
Watling Gardens Dementia Garden opened by Mayor and leader of Council, last Saturday 22 September. Picture above and see video
The Mapesbury Conservation Area Design Guide has been completed. Link. It is more detailed than the previous one, providing good guidance area on all matters relating to development and alterations in the conservation. This note summarises the key aspects of the guide.
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
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
Culture in Brent March Newsletter
Brent Council Bulletin
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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.
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.
Police twitter. Follow our local SNT PC Jimmy O’Sullivan on twitter @MPSMapesbury
Watling Gardens garden after planting
Alistair's sheep in Cricklewood
Local Mapesbury Councillors contacts and surgeries:
Lia Colacicco (Labour); Ahmad Shahzad OBE (Labour)
Tariq Dar (Labour)
Link to details on Brent council site