Monthly Archives: October 2011

Cohesive communities in Kilburn

I was pleased to be elected chair of a new Community Cohesion working group a week or so ago which has been set up by through Camden’s scrutiny system. We’ve just met to start thinking about our workplan; our first agenda and an interesting presentation from officers can be found here Kilburn, like most of […]

A new primary school for NW6!

As a member of Camden’s Resources & Corporate Performance scrutiny committee, I heard the call-in on the Cabinet’s decision to sell off two hostels which campaigners wanted to use for their proposed free school in Belsize. This post isn’t about the right or wrongs about that particular decision (though the Department for Education didn’t approve […]

Football match raises hundreds for East Africa famine appeal

Camden’s councillors showed they shouldn’t let their feet do the talking in a charity football match at Kilburn Grange park on Saturday. The cross-party rag-tag of councillors were trounced 5-2 by a youthful team from the Somali Cultural Centre, which is based in Kingsgate Community Centre, in a game which was organised to raise funds for the […]