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Woeful response on Brent’s air quality consultation – have your say now!

As of 20 March only 63 out of 350,000 people in Brent have responded to Brent’s consultation for its revised Air Quality Action Plan – apparently this is considered good!! We don’t think it is half good enough.   Air pollution, mostly from diesel emissions, is killing an estimated 9,400 people in London annually while 800 schools are […]

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QPARA response to the Corrib Rest planning application

After much deliberation and consultation, we have submitted our response to the planning application for the Corrib Rest. We believe that the Corrib plans will be considered by the Planning Committee at the meeting on 19 April (7pm start).  You can read our response here.

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QPARA monthly meeting

The March meeting will be taking place on Thursday 9th March at 8pm at St Anne’s church, Salusbury Road, NW6. Doors open 7.30pm. Refreshments will be available. Agenda Apologies for Absence Minutes and matters arising from February meeting Police report Applications for charitable donations from QPARA (Mike Cantor) Councillors’ update Action Group Reports Air Quality Planning Park Queen’s Park […]

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QPARA and The Corrib – where we are now

Residents may be aware that QPARA’s position on the redevelopment of the Corrib Rest on Salusbury Road has become a matter of concern, including on social media.  As the new chair of QPARA I think it will be helpful to provide the following brief account of developments and negotiations since The Corrib changed hands two […]

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Nextdoor

Nextdoor is a social networking service for neighbourhoods. It was launched in the United States in October 2011 and allows users to connect with people who live in their own and nearby neighbourhoods. The QPARA area is covered by the Queen’s Park North neighbourhood. A number of members have joined and recommended it at the December monthly meeting. […]

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How QPARA can help fund your local good cause

From time to time QPARA has surplus funds (from events such as Queen’s Park Day) and we like to return this to the community by giving money to local good causes. So, if you are involved with a charity or a not-for-profit organisation with close links to the Queen’s Park area, you may be able to get […]

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Queen’s Park update

  Christmas tree collection point Brent Local Authority has agreed to use Queen’s Park as a collection point for Christmas trees. Drop off  trees at the park staff yard on Kingswood Avenue from 9th – 15th January 2017. Other options for disposal include the Reuse and Recycle Centre in Abbey Road or by using the garden […]

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Hear about latest proposed NHS change at Kilburn PPG meeting

The NHS is about to have another big change. The Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) for NW London will alter NHS and social services in the community whilst closing hospitals. Brent Council is working with Brent Clinical Commissioning Group on the Plans. Hear the latest development s from Cllr Krupesh Hirani, Chair of Brent Council’s […]

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Come to the QPARA meeting tonight for an update on plans for the Corrib Rest building

See previous post for meeting details. 

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QPARA monthly meeting on Thurs 8th Dec – Christmas Special

  Please come along to our December monthly meeting this Thursday, 8th December 2016. Refreshments from 7.30pm refreshments, meeting begins at 8.00pm. St Anne’s and St Andrew’s Church, Salusbury Road. There will be a Joint Discussion with Kensal Rise Residents’ Association (KRRA) on Chamberlayne/Keslake Road issues (see October minutes for full list of focus areas). Rik Smith from KRRA will be […]

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