We hoped that Brent would not fall victim to some of the scenes that we have seen on the news in other parts of London. But it is unfortunate that a few minority have been inspired by scenes in other parts of London, rather than appalled by what is happening and are carrying out criminal activity in Brent.
Brent residents had been offered tickets at a heavily discounted rate for the England vs Holland football friendly international game. The Football Association has now confirmed that the match has been called off.
England play France at Wembley Stadium on 17 November 2010. The game starts at 8pm.
About the parking scheme: Wembley Stadium Protective Parking Scheme Restrictions will apply throughout the Wembley Stadium Event Day Zone from 8am until midnight on main routes, and 10am until midnight in residential areas within the 1.5 mile radius of Wembley Stadium on 17 November 2010. Anyone who is parked illegally within the event day zone will be issued with a parking ticket and may have their vehicle towed away.
Residents, their visitors and businesses within this zone that have special event day permits will be able to park in these roads and are advised to display their permits on 17 November 2010.