Missing, now found.

One of our members, confused, went missing on Thursday. Police were informed and good news is that he has been found by them in Chiswick.

Combined test and vaccine centre.

Central Mosque of Brent is now the UK’s first Combined NHS Vaccination and Test Centre. They willl be accommodating the Vaccination and NHS Test Centre personnel in the Mosque and it will make it easier for the local community to access the Covid 19 services.  Exact details will be distributed shortly.

Note that residents age 70 and over, or on the shielding list, or Health and Social Care workers, can now book their jab online.  You need to enter your NHS no at link If you are aged 65+ – you can submit a request and be added to the reserve list. And our Mutual aid groups are offering GP’s, help with the low mobility to get to the centres.

Take one, leave one (TOLO)

Clothes stall to help rough sleepers. A warm-clothes rack for rough sleepers and struggling people has been set up outside Waitrose in Finchley Road. The stall will be outside Waitrose every Sunday between 11am-4pm. This venture set up by Oliver Norman as a “simple and direct” way to help during the winter. Not just for rough sleepers, for anybody who is struggling and can’t afford warm clothing. Stresses that everyone must be Covid-compliant, with masks. More

Domestic abuse.

A person suffering abuse can go into a Pharmacy and ‘Ask for Ani’ – the code word for the pharmacist to get them help.  More

Ward Panel – Thursday 11 February 2021

Zoom meeting with local Safer Neighbourhood team. If you wish to raise issues email Angela at: mapesburysnt.wardpanel@gmail.com or me at contact@mapra.org.uk as I am on the Ward Panel and can raise concerns on your behalf.

Jigsaw puzzle sharing group.

Caroline Steyne who lives in Dartmouth Road has a number of jigsaws to offer to people who like them and need another. If you are interested either to donate or receive, email her on caroline.quist@hotmail.co.uk.

Current local Planning applications

(For details search Brent Planning. New items in red)

  • App: 2/0028, 18 Exeter Road. Revised application Comments by 26 February. Change of use from HMO to single dwelling with: demolition of front extension, single storey rear extension, conversion of loft to habitable space with rear roof extension connecting to existing tower, sash windows to replace non-original windows to front and rear, changes to side fenestration, new boundary treatment, bin storage to front garden area and associated hard and soft landscaping.
  • App: 20/4102, 147 Cricklewood Broadway. Comments by 19 February. First and second floor rear extension and roof alterations to facilitate 5 bedroom ancillary accommodation to Public House; cycle and waste storage to first floor rear and frosted windows to front elevation.
  • App: 21/0118, 14 Keyes Road. Comments by 19 February. Proposed demolition of existing rear conservatory and erection of a single storey rear extension


Virus Support information. Book free covid test. https://www.brent.gov.uk/covidtesting
Guide to tradesmen and services.Under devt; if you need information from thse, ask me.
Ashford Place https://www.ashfordplace.org.uk/;
Cricklewood Library http://www.cricklewoodlibrary.org.uk/
Latest from Brent Council: Hope for the future
Culture in Brent:  Read for empathy  Borough of Culture legacy

Gerry Weston:  https://www.mapra.org.uk/