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QPARA Newsletter distributed

  All households in the QPARA area should have received a copy of the April Newsletter through their letterbox. If you haven’t received one, you can view or download it from our Newsletter Archive.

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Diary date: The annual QPARA bird-walk in Queen’s Park on Saturday 2nd June

Please join us for a stroll through Queen’s Park and Paddington Cemetery. Meet at the park café at 9.30am. The walk will take about 90 minutes, but people can join or leave at any time. We will be looking out especially for Green and Great Spotted Woodpeckers and Swifts. Last year a record 18 walkers spotted or heard 22 species. […]

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Next Clean Air for Brent meeting is on Wed 18th April, 7-9pm, Harlesden Methodist Church

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Queen’s Park Day stall applications now open

You can apply for a Community or Trade stall at Queen’s Park Day, until 17th May.  Click here for more information and to download the application forms. Queen’s Park Day 2018 is on Sunday, 16th September.

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Potential stall holders are getting excited about Queen’s Park Day 2018

Plans for our much loved Queen’s Park Day are progressing well. This mid-September family fun day will take place this year on Sunday 16th. As usual there will arena events, competitions, music, food and stalls. And also as usual, we are receiving enquiries every day from individuals, businesses and community groups who would like to […]

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This year’s “Open Gardens & Studios” will be on Sunday June 17th 2018 between 1-6pm

This wonderful biennial event will take place in the area surrounding the park, with some 15 private gardens open to the public as well as some 14 local artists/ceramicists showing their work. Entry is by ticket only which can be purchased in advance or on the day. This event is in its 16th year and […]

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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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