Monthly Archives: August 2010

Gove forced into U-turn over Camden school cuts

Just over a month after the announcement that over 700 schools across the country would be denied their BSF funding, Michael Gove has made a U-turn and announced building work can now proceed on South Camden Community School, Swiss Cottage Specialist SEN School and the UCL Academy. Glenda Jackson, Labour Member of Parliament for Hampstead and Kilburn, has […]

All the news…

Thomas, Mike and Maryam, the three Kilburn councillors on the Camden side of the High Road have just sent out their first eNewsletter reporting back on local issues and what we’ve been up to. This issue reports on the new police squad dedicated to the Kilburn High Road, how the new Labour council has already […]

Tories snatch £380m from Brent schools

By Mary Arnold The coalition government’s recent announcements cancelling Building Schools for the Future capital programmes has deprived Brent schools of £80m funding allocated last January to rebuild, remodel and expand four secondary schools initially and a further £300m for the remaining secondaries. This is an enormous setback for the children, teachers and indeed communities […]

Celebrate Glenda's win and help raise funds

Copies of the front page done by Nick Ingram to celebrate Glenda’s amazing election victory are being sold to raise money for local Labour coffers. The plan is for high-quality A3 size prints, signed by Glenda, to be available framed for £42 each (unframed £35) with at least £30 from each sale going to party […]

Fight the ConDem cuts

By Pete Firmin, Brent Trades Union Council There will be a meeting to organise the campaign against cuts, privatisation etc on Wednesday 25th August, 7.30 p.m. at Brent Trades and Labour Hall, 375 High Road, Willesden, NW10 2JR. This meeting is open to all those opposed to the cuts, and it is important that we […]

Breathing life into Kilburn High Road

By Tayo Oladapo There is no pretending that our beloved High Road is… well, not so beloved anymore. Gone are the throngs of smiley-faced shoppers who poured in from the four corners of the capital, and with them many of the shops that once gracefully adorned either side of the High Road. Kilburn’s pride and […]

Swiss Cottage academy gets the green light

Swiss Cottage academy gets the go-ahead

TfL scrapping Countdown displays at No 31 bus route stops

TfL to scrap Countdown displays at No 31 bus route stops

Safe as houses

Why Cameron’s plans to end secure council tenancies are wrong.