Tag Archives: Brent

Camden backs new local campaign against legal loan sharks

An energetic new campaign spanning Camden and Brent has organised a key event tomorrow (Wednesday) night in Wembley to highlight growing concern about legal loansharks. Many, like me, are worried about the proliferation of payday lenders in our area and the consequences for residents who, through dire economic circumstances and the impact of welfare reform, […]

Lib Dem duplicity over campaign to save Kensal Rise Library

Sarah Teather, the Liberal Democrat MP for Brent Central and a minister for “privatising education” (sorry, running our schools) in the coalition government which has slashed Brent council’s budget by a fifth, is now campaigning to save some of the borough’s libraries that may be forced to close as a result of her government’s imposed […]

Glenda backs campaign to Save Charteris Sports Centre

MP GLENDA JACKSON BACKS CAMPAIGN TO SAVE “IRREPLACEABLE” LONDON SPORTS CENTRE IN DEPRIVED WARD Glenda Jackson, MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, has added her voice to a campaign to stop the closure of a much-loved sports and community centre in north-west London. Charteris Sports Centre in Kilburn is a ‘hub’ for a range of health […]

Latest Kilburn Rose newsletter for tonight’s meeting

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Help heap shame on Teather and the ConDems

Brent Fightback is organising a protest against the cuts on Friday, January 28, culminating at Sarah Teather’s advice surgery. See here for more details Brent fightback Demo

Join the great debate

ARE THE CUTS REALLY NECESSARY? John McDonnell MP will be debating with a leading Lib Dem Thursday January 13th  7pm Willesden Green Library Centre This debate has been organised by the Brent Fightback Campaign on a date that was suggested by Sarah Teather , Lib Dem MP for Brent Central, who is a minister in […]

Meet Brent Council’s leader and discuss cuts

Brent Council’s area consultative forum for the Kilburn area is tonight, Wednesday January 12. It is at 7pm at Queen’s Park Community School, Ayleston Avenue, NW6 7BQ. Cllr Ann John will explain how Brent Council is trying to cope with savage , unprecedented, unnecessary and unnecessarily hasty cuts by the ConDem Government. Cllr John said: […]

Jayaben Desai, Grunwick strike leader, dies aged 77

Jayaben Desai, the hero of the Grunwick struggle, has died. Read her obituary here http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/dec/28/jayaben-desai-obituary?INTCMP=SRCH Pete Firmin of Kilburn Brent Lanour Party and Brent Fightback writes: Very sadly Jayaben Desai, who became the public face of the Grunwick strike of 1976/77, died on 23rd December. She had been ill for several months. The funeral will […]

Next Brent Fightback public meeting Wed Dec 15

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Show your anger at the Lib Dems’ lies over tuition fees

Sign Brent Labour’s petition against the increase in tuition fees and the scrapping of the EMA Tell Sarah Teather what you think of her! http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/fees/ Join the protest Tuesday, December 7 at 11am Brent Central Lib Dems’ constituency office: 1 High Road, Willesden Green, London, NW10 2TE