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Positive response from Brent to our complaint about Planning in Queen’s Park

Brent Council has responded promptly to QPARA Chair, Janis Denselow’s 16th April letter: QPARA says planning service is suffering in Queen’s Park due to the loss of key personnel from Brent Planning Department. Apologising for any drop in service, Lorraine Langham, Interim Strategic Director Regeneration and Environment has asked us to bear with the Council as they put the right […]

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Please complete to Brent’s questionnaire on parking in CPZs

Brent Council is consulting residents, schools, and businesses about proposals to change how they manage on-street parking in Controlled Parking Zones (CPZ) across the borough. The Association will be responding following our May monthly meeting. Meanwhile please complete the questionnaire, so that Brent’s policy is informed by as wider cross section of views as possible. The questionnaire is now […]

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QPARA says planning service is suffering in Queen’s Park due to the loss of key personnel from Brent Planning Department

QPARA members are worried that the departure from the council of the Head of Planning in Brent and the Area Planning Manager has resulted in a poorer planning service for the Queen’s Park area. Following a discussion at our April monthly meeting, Janis Denselow, QPARA’s Chair, has written to Brent Council’s Chief Executive about our concerns: […]

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Corrib Rest plans rejected by Brent Planning Committee this evening (6th April)

Brent Planning Committee Councillors have turned down the developer’s plans for The Corrib Rest Pub. They accepted Brent Officers’ recommendation to reject the plans. QPARA spoke to object to the plans. We have consistently argued that any plan should provide for a well-managed pub with adequate community space and protection for local residents.

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QPARA vehemently objects to new Corrib Rest plans in time for Brent Planning Committee meeting tomorrow (Wednesday 06 April)

Brent Planning Officers think along the same lines as we do – that these plans should be rejected. But we hear the planning committee councillors are “mindful to accept”. Our own councillors and our MP are all concerned that these new plans do not afford adequate community space nor protect the Hopefield Avenue residents. Our position is […]

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Invitation to consultation on Brent’s Cultural Strategy RSVP 18th Feb

Brent Council is undertaking a programme of consultation and engagement on a new draft Cultural Strategy: “The draft strategy and action plan set out proposals to further develop the rich cultural offer which makes Brent an exciting borough to live, work or visit. It proposes a shared vision for the many individuals, organisations and stakeholders […]

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