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Queen’s Park station ticket office – use it or lose it

Several Overground ticket offices have closed recently following installation of smarter ticket machines. Queen’s Park ticket office is still on the danger list. New machines have just been installed and their use will be monitored for 3 months. If this falls below a certain threshold, the axe will fall. So keep buying your local and long distance rail tickets […]

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Would you like to help QPARA?

If you would like to become more involved our work to make the Queen’s Park area an even better place than it already is, we would love to see you at our Annual General Meeting (AGM). Meet your neighbours and mingle over a drink and some food before the meeting starts.   Put yourself forward […]

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Autumn edition of Queen’s Park News out now

Our volunteers have been distributing the November 2017 edition of Queen’s Park News to all households in the QPARA area and to all Associate members of the Association. You can download this and previous editions from the Newsletter section of our website.

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Corrib Rest update

The owners of the Corrib Rest have given Brent Council notice that they intend to lease out the ground floor as a pub and community space.    As QPARA is the organisation that nominated the Corrib to be listed as an Asset of Community Value, Brent has to notify us directly. This is in case any […]

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Park café reopens

Great that the new temporary tenants (Hoxton Beach) reopened the park café today after a quick clean up and repaint. Drinks, homemade food for adults and children, bread, cakes etc.

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Moped crime – drop in 5pm to 7pm, Thu Oct 26th at Swiss Cottage Community Centre, 19 Winchester Rd NW3 3NR. Police from Brent & Camden will be there

At Thursday’s QPARA Monthly Meeting, we were very concerned to hear that a woman in her early 60’s was attacked while out walking her dog in Queen’s Park on Saturday night, 7th October. The attack took place at 10.30pm on the corner of Peploe and Kempe Roads. The attacker was on a moped. He circled the […]

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Concert of Duke Ellington songs on 22 October

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Moped related crime

From the office of Tulip Siddiq Dear >, A number of residents have taken the time to contact me with their concerns about moped-related crime in our constituency and across London over the past months. This type of crime has risen seven-fold across the capital in only two years and I know many people are […]

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Unexpected temporary closure of Queen’s Park Café

This note appeared on the door of the café last weekend announcing that it was closing that  “for a variety of reasons”.  The City of London have apologised for any inconvenience. They are “seeking a short term solution” to so they can reopen the café as soon as possible. Their website will be updated with news of progress.  […]

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Clean Air for Brent Meeting: 7-9pm, 11 Oct 97, Willesden Green Library

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