Next Dudden Hill Police drop in

As Police front counters at Harlesden and Kilburn stations have closed the local Dudden Hill police team are providing a contact point in the community to enable the public to come and meet officers. You will be able to talk to an officer on a one-to-one basis in confidence.

The next session is at B&M Stores, 473 High Road,  Willesden, NW10 2JH  on Thursday, 15th February 2018 from 11am-12.

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Neasden Winter Festival Saturday 10th February from 6.30pm onwards at St Catherine’s Church

Building on the success of the Neasden Festival last summer, Dudden Hill Councillors have been working with local groups to deliver a Winter Festival in Neasden. Details for the event can be found here LINK 

Entry is free but we welcome donations to the Food bank Sufra on the night. There will also be a raffle on the night. Contributions to the raffle will go towards funding for future events in Neasden.

 

Health Partners Forum Wednesday 31st January from 5.15pm onwards

Venue: Sudbury Primary School, Watford Road, Wembley, HA0 3EY
Date: Wednesday 31st January 2018 
Time: 6pm – 8pm (registration opens at 5.15pm). Refreshments will be provided.
Register: To register please contact sian.avery@communitybarnet.org.uk or call 020 8364 8400 or book online LINK
The Health Partners Forum will be held on Wednesday 31 January where Urgent & Emergency Care services in Brent  will be discussed. An update will be given on mental health services from the October meeting. 
Long term conditions (LTCs) such as respiratory conditions and diabetes, end of life care, older people, children & young people and discharge from acute services will also be covered.
The Health Partners Forum is a public event which brings patients together with representatives from the NHS, the local authority and voluntary sector.
At the forum, patients are given a chance to hear about important health and social care issues happening in the borough. It also provides an opportunity for patients to share their thoughts and experiences on health and social care in Brent.

Free ESOL classes at CVS provided through Brent Unite Community (BUC)

Brent Unite Community (BUC) is launching free ESOL classes for beginners and intermediate learners. Teachers are local volunteers trained by the union.

BUC will be offering classes at different venues across Brent at different times of the week throughout the year. A 12-week Intermediate Class will run CVS Brent, starting on Wednesday 31st January 2018. Enrolment takes place on Wednesday 24th January at 1 – 5pm. Please see the flyer here. For further information, please contact Robin Sivapalan – email robsivapalan@hotmail.com or ring 07974331053.

Thrive London Comes to Brent – 24th January at the Brent Civic Centre

Thrive LDN is a citywide movement for mental health, supported by the Mayor of London and led by the London Health Board.

Brent Council, Thrive LDN and the Mental Health Foundation welcome all to a community conversation aimed at encouraging people to work together to improve health and happiness in the borough.

We hope to see broad representation across the borough including from the council, NHS providers and commissioners, businesses, local people, carers, voluntary and community sector, faith groups, schools and social landlords to discuss how collectively we can work together as a borough to improve mental health and wellbeing and reduce the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health. Anyone living or working in Brent with an interest in improving the happiness of the borough is very welcome. The event is free and light refreshments will be provided.

You can sign up here LINK

Where to go in a crisis in Brent

Sufra NW London has launched a Local Directory of Services for the benefit of service users who require further information on specialist services available across Brent.

Organisations and individuals can access a digital copy of the Directory here – LINK

The Directory will be updated annually in April. 

Dudden Hill Police team available for public to meet at Costa Coffee on Saturday 20th January from 12pm

As Police front counters at Harlesden and Kilburn stations have closed we are providing a contact point in the community to enable the public to come and meet officers. You will be able to talk to an officer on a one-to-one basis in confidence.

The next session is at Costa Coffee, 291 Neasden Lane, Neasden, NW10 1QR on Saturday, 20th January 2018 from 12-1pm

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