MapRA email 12 December


Reminder: Christmas Carols

At the Mapesbury Dell. 630pm on Tuesday 14 December; mulled wine, mince pies, Father Xmas and more. Salvation Army Band and St Gabriel's Church Choir.

Mapesbury Ward Panel

The Mapesbury Ward Panel met last Monday to discuss crime in the neighbourhood and set the Police priorities for the next quarter. Minutes of Monday night's meeting are on NW2  website
Scams reported by Which magazine

Scammers impersonating the DVLA have been targeting motorists in recent weeks with attempts to gather personal and financial details More

Primark gift card scam. Phishing emails promising ‘rewards’ are circulating again. They claim that you need to ‘activate the delivery’ in order to receive the reward, and attempt to deceive you by including ‘your account information’. More

Fox delivery? Member in 39 St Gabriel’s Road did a front garden clean-up and found a Nike shoe in the undergrowth. Checked with the neighbours and it does not belong to them.
Probably picked up by a fox somewhere nearby and then dropped. If yours let me know.

Concert in Cricklewood Library

First event in the library – a piano and cello recital given by Clare Graham and Tara Clifford. Saturday 18th December 2021 630pm. Link for tickets, views on, for example, the extent of London’s housing crisis. )

Station bookcase

Remninder that the bookcase at Willesden Green station is again open for borrowing and donations; especially the latter as a bit thin at the moment.

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

  • Appn: 21/4313 . 15 Hoveden Road. Comments by 30 December
Replacement of all windows to the front elevation in timber to match existing and replacement of all rear windows and doors with uPVC to block of flats


Brent Vaccine bus and vaccination pop-up schedule. Link
Virus Support information. Book free covid test.
Guide to tradesmen and services.
Ashford Place;  
Cricklewood Library update; Including crowd-funder appeal for new cafe 
Latest from Brent Council Green Grants to help fight climate change  4 things need to know about new Covid rules
Culture in BrentExhibition & more ant

Brent Environment Network. Climate – what next
London National Park City Network Newsletter

MapRA Facebook page.
Gerry Weston

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