Respect for Shopworkers

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Black History Month celebration event

Brent Council’s celebration event of 2017 Black History Month will be held on 26 October at the Grand Hall in Brent Civic Centre.
 
This year’s theme is ‘Celebrating Black Excellence’ and marks the 30th anniversary of Black History Month in the UK. In 2017 we also mark 50 years since Robert Lawrence became the first Black Astronaut.

The FREE event will be open to residents. Registration will open at 4.30pm and the event will close at 8.30pm. If you would like to book your place or have any questions about the event, please contact the Equality Team: 
equality@brent.gov.uk

GREENER CITY FUND – £5k to £50k grant available for tree and green space projects

Groundwork London were recently chosen by the Greater London Authority to administer the Community Grants aspect of the Mayor’s new Greener City Fund. Below is some information on the grant schemes. Please could you make your networks and contacts aware of the programme.
Grants of between £5k – £20k (small grants) and £20k – £50k (medium grants) are available. There are two strands to the grants programme:
  • Community Tree Planting Grants, to support community groups to plant trees and help improve access to nature through increasing and maintaining London’s Tree Canopy cover.
  • Community Green Space Grants, to give community groups and local people the chance to design and create new spaces, and improve existing spaces, by providing grants, advice and support.
The deadlines for the first round of the two strands are as follows:
  • Community Tree Planting Grants: deadline 29 September (just under three weeks), with decisions expected end of October for activities between November 2017 and February 2018
  • Community Green Space Grants: deadline 20 October, with decisions expected November/December 2017 and delivery between January 2018 and January 2019.
Information on applications is available at the link above, and in the Greener City Fund prospectus which I have attached.
If you have any queries then please do not hesitate to contact Groundwork London at greenercity@london.gov.uk.

Joint advice surgery with Councillors and Local Police Team

This weekends monthly Councillor Advice surgery (Saturday 5th August) will be a joint surgery with the Dudden Hill Police Team. If you have any local crime or Council related issues, we will be at the Pavilion Cafe at Gladstone Park from 11am to 12.30pm. Appointments are not required.

map of surgery location

Willesden Mini Mela – Saturday 15th July – 12PM – 4PM

Willesden mini mela

This weekend will see the first ever Willesden Mini Mela at the Library at Willesden Green. The day will be filled with activities throughout. The event is in partnership with Brent Council, Lottery, Arts Council England, Willesden Temple and the British Museum who have loaned a 800 year idol of Ganesha at the Exhibition space.

Neasden Festival – Corner of Cairnfield Avenue & Neasden Lane Saturday 1st July 2017: 11am – 4pm

Following a successful first Neasden Festival last year, this weekend we have our second Neasden Festival this Saturday. It will be a street party with lots of family activities and entertainment for all to enjoy.

Visit the dedicated website for the event for further details LINK

You can also follow the Neasden Festival Twitter page LINK