Monthly Archives: December 2011

Latest figures show clear need for new NW6 school

**Primary school for NW6 campaign update** We’ve had a great response to our campaign for a new primary school in NW6 so far – which is just as well given these new figures which show how singularly bad the position in Camden is west of the Finchley Road. The latest figures from Camden show that, […]

Focus on kids’ services and parking at next Kilburn forum – 13 Dec

Services for children and young people, and Camden’s parking review are going to be the featured topics for discussion in our next Area Action Group meeting in Kilburn ward. The meeting is on:  Tuesday 13 December 2011 7-9pm Kingsgate Community Centre 107 Kingsgate Road, London NW6 2JH We’re fortunate to be having Camden’s Deputy Leader, Cllr […]

Kilburn Vale Chapel safeguarded for the future

There was a bit of coverage in the local press (especially the Kilburn Times) over the summer about a planning proposal to demolish Ebenezer Chapel on Kilburn Vale (opposite the Priory Tavern at the back of Kilburn Vale estate). Many people were concerned about this, not least because it would mean an old building would […]

Boundary blues (and reds and yellows)

First an apology: this isn’t strictly about Kilburn, but our neighbouring wards in Camden West Hampstead and Fortune Green.  However, I wanted to post this somewhere, and figured I’d could give myself a little latitude. Since the Boundary Commission published its proposals for Hampstead & Kilburn a couple of months ago, everyone in NW6 (at […]

Come on Eileen!

Today, I had a quite humbling experience – presenting an award to a soft-spoken woman called Eileen Gilchrist who has been an absolute pillar of the community, particularly when it comes to activities for older people at Kingsgate Community Centre. Eileen has finally called it a day, having celebrated her 90th birthday at Kingsgate earlier […]

Kilburn’s Labour Councillors and Ken meet local youth groups

Local Kilburn Labour councillors Marayam Eslamdoust, Thomas Gardiner and Mike Katz visited Abbey Community Centre on Monday with Labour Mayoral candidate Ken Livingstone and Deputy Mayor candidate Val Shawcross AM to discuss the gangs, youth unemployment and the impact of the Government’s cuts with young people. Local councillor Mike Katz said, “it was great to speak to young […]