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21 Jun 2017
01:25
IP: 45.55.217.25
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Post from Kilburn Park
Off-duty PC who tackled London Bridge attackers sheds tears as he meets WWE hero Triple H
An off-duty PC seriously injured as he tried to fight off the London Bridge terrorists was in tears when he received a surprise visit from his hero, WWE superstar Triple H.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/offduty-pc-who-tackled-london-bridge-attackers-in-tears-as-he-meets-wwe-hero-triple-h-a3568601.html
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21 Jun 2017
00:22
IP: 46.229.168.77
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Croydon tower blocks higher than 10 storeys to get sprinklers in wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy
Croydon tower blocks higher than 10 storeys to get sprinklers in wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/all-croydon-tower-blocks-higher-than-10-storeys-to-get-sprinklers-a3568846.html
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19 Jun 2017
16:26
IP: 40.77.167.122
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This Saturday, the Friends of Fortune Green is putting on its first screening of the summer. The film will be Arrival it’s a science-fiction movie from last year that got generally pretty good reviews. it will make you think and feel, but I don’t want to give too much away. Due to popular demand, the […]
This Saturday, the Friends of Fortune Green is putting on its first screening of the summer. The film will be Arrival it’s a science-fiction movie from last year that got generally pretty good reviews. it will make you think and feel, but I don’t want to give too much away. Due to popular demand, the […]

http://westhampsteadlife.com/2017/06/15/cinema-on-fortune-green-arrival-in-west-hampstead/19955
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19 Jun 2017
05:08
IP: 46.229.168.66
1498343307
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General Election 2017: Brexit minister David Jones says 'it is impossible to tell' if Theresa May will be PM in six months' time
Brexit minister David Jones said it was "impossible to say" if Theresa May would be Prime Minster in six months' time following the shock election result.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/general-election-2017-brexit-minister-david-jones-says-it-is-impossible-to-tell-if-theresa-may-will-a3561721.html
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19 Jun 2017
04:12
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Post from Kilburn Park
GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Incumbent Harrow MPs both retain seats
The incumbent Harrow MPs both held onto their seats following the results of the General Election 2017.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15338424.GENERAL_ELECTION_2017__Incumbent_Harrow_MPs_both_retain_seats/?ref=rss
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19 Jun 2017
04:12
IP: 46.229.168.72
1498343307
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Post from Kilburn Park
Maida Vale residents' horror as more than 100 revellers descend for 'all-night rave at flat hired on Airbnb'
More than 100 revellers descended on a flat hired on Airbnb for an all-night rave, it is claimed, in scenes likened to the Notting Hill Carnival.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/maida-vale-residents-horror-as-100-revellers-descend-for-allnight-rave-at-flat-hired-on-airbnb-a3562331.html
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19 Jun 2017
04:08
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#WhereisTheresa: Prime Minister mocked on social media for missing BBC leaders' debate
Theresa May has been slammed online for failing to appear on the BBC's General Election leaders' debate, with voters mockingly asking "where is Theresa?" on social media.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/whereistheresa-prime-minister-theresa-may-mocked-on-social-media-for-missing-bbc-leaders-debate-a3553941.html
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19 Jun 2017
04:08
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1498343307
1498439319
Post from Westbourne Park
General Election polls: The four London Tories under threat as polls surge
At the start of May, five Labour marginals looked at risk. Now four Tories appear to be.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/general-election-polls-the-four-london-tories-under-threat-by-labours-surge-a3554421.html
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19 Jun 2017
04:08
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London Labour candidate: Vote for me because Jeremy Corbyn has no chance of winning
A Labour candidate in a marginal London constituency has urged voters to back her even if they dislike Jeremy Corbyn because "realistically" he won't win.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/london-labour-candidate-vote-for-me-because-jeremy-corbyn-has-no-chance-of-winning-a3555826.html
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19 Jun 2017
04:08
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Sadiq Khan warns London could lose almost 13,000 police officers under Tory spending plans
Sadiq Khan has issued a stark warning that London will lose thousands of frontline police officers under Conservative spending plans.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/sadiq-khan-warns-london-could-lose-almost-13000-police-officers-under-tory-spending-plans-a3557696.html
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19 Jun 2017
04:08
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Polling station guide for UK General Election 2017: Where can I vote? Do I need my polling card?
Britain goes to the polls in two days time after a short but bruising campaign triggered by Theresa May's announcement of a snap election.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/polling-station-guide-for-uk-general-election-2017-where-can-i-vote-do-i-need-my-polling-card-a3557506.html
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19 Jun 2017
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Vauxhall election results: Kate Hoey says Labour victory shows country has moved on from Brexit
Leading Labour Brexiteer Kate Hoey today claimed her increased majority in Vauxhall showed the country had "moved on" from disagreements over Brexit.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/vauxhall-election-results-kate-hoey-says-labour-victory-shows-country-has-moved-on-from-brexit-a3560806.html
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19 Jun 2017
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Social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter to face fines if they fail to remove extremist posts
Social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter could face fines if they fail to remove extremist propaganda and terrorist material under proposals agreed by the UK and French governments.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/techandgadgets/social-media-companies-facebook-twitter-face-fines-fail-to-remove-extremist-content-a3563516.html
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19 Jun 2017
03:12
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Post from Kilburn Park
Spatulas at the ready to support those that protect our country and their families at the SSAFA Big Brew Up
Grab your mugs, kettles and spatulas for the biggest armed forces fundraising event of the year in Richmond.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15319837.Spatulas_at_the_ready_to_support_those_that_protect_our_country_and_their_families_at_the_SSAFA_Big_Brew_Up/?ref=rss
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19 Jun 2017
03:12
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Motorists have been warned against driving home after enjoying a few drinks in the summer sun, as Surrey Police launches a month-long crackdown on drink and drug driving offences today.
Motorists have been warned against driving home after enjoying a few drinks in the summer sun, as Surrey Police launches a month-long crackdown on drink and drug driving offences today.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15322829.___Go_cold_turkey_or_do_not_drive_____Police_launch_summer_drink_and_drug_driving_crackdown/?ref=rss

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Brondesbury Park

Brondesbury Park is an affluent suburb and electoral ward of the London Borough of Brent.

Brondesbury Park the suburb is centred on the railway station of the same name. It has a number of open spaces, such as Queen's Park and Tiverton Green.

The area was rural until the coming of the railway. The Hampstead Junction Railway route between Willesden Junction (Low Level) and Camden Road (via Gospel Oak) opened in 1860, but at first there were no stations west of Brondesbury. The line was absorbed by the London and North Western Railway in 1867, but it was not until 1 June 1908 that a station at Brondesbury Park was opened.

But already by 1887, Salusbury Road, running parallel to the Edgware Road, joined Kilburn to Brondesbury and Willesden Green. The whole of the Church Commissioners' estate east of Salusbury Road and south of the L. & N.W.R. was built on and there were patches of building and a complete street layout on the Kilburn Park estate to the south. North of the L. & N.W.R. line the street plan was laid out as far as Victoria Road and building was complete on the former Tanners Mead (north of Kilburn Lane and west of Edgware Road) and Elm Lodge estate. There was some building on both sides of the Hampstead Junction line. The rest of the area between the Hampstead Junction line and Willesden Lane was built up during the late 1880s. South of Willesden Lane building stretched westward to Paddington cemetery and along Brondesbury Road as far as Salusbury Road by 1896. Most of the Kilburn Park estate was built up, and south of the L. & N.W.R. building stretched westward to merge with Kensal Green.

Brondesbury along with Brondesbury Park attracted a lot of Irish immigrants and then, after the 1930s, many German Jewish people. Willesden as a whole had 3.5 per cent of the population born in Germany, Poland, Russia or Austria in 1951, a lot of these in Brondesbury Park.


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Brondesbury College:   Brondesbury College for Boys is a selective independent school for boys.
Brondesbury Park:   Brondesbury Park is an affluent suburb and electoral ward of the London Borough of Brent.
Gaumont State:   The Gaumont State Cinema is a Grade II listed Art Deco theatre. While it still exists, it is no longer a cinema.
Islamia Primary School:   Islamia Primary School is a voluntary aided primary, Islamic faith school.
Queen's Park:   Queen's Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.
Queens Park Community School:   Queens Park Community School (commonly abbreviated to QPCS) is a secondary school and sixth form with academy status.
The Underground Map:   The Underground Map is a website dedicated to some of the more obscure pieces of London Town (as well as some of the more well-known places).


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Addison Court, NW6 · Aldershot Road, NW6 · Algernon Road, NW6 · Athelstan Gardens, NW6 · Aylestone Avenue, NW6 · Brondesbury Park, NW6 · Brondesbury Road, NW6 · Brondesbury Villas, NW6 · Brooksville Avenue, NW6 · Carlisle Road, NW6 · Charteris Road, NW6 · Christchurch Avenue, NW2 · Christchurch Avenue, NW6 · Chudleigh Road, NW6 · Clarence Road, NW6 · Clement Close, NW6 · College Parade, NW6 · College Yard, NW6 · Donaldson Road, NW6 · Douglas Road, NW6 · Dudley Road, NW6 · Dunmore Road, NW6 · Dyne Road, NW6 · Esmond Road, NW6 · Forest Close, NW6 · Glengall Road, NW6 · Hartland Road, NW6 · Hazelmere Road, NW6 · Honiton Road, NW6 · Hopefield Avenue, NW6 · Kenilworth Road, NW6 · Kimberley Road, NW6 · Kingsley Road, NW6 · Kingswood Avenue, NW6 · Lincoln Mews, NW6 · Lonsdale Road, NW6 · Lynton Road, NW6 · Mallard Close, NW6 · Manor House Drive, NW6 · Montrose Avenue, NW6 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW10 · Okehampton Road, NW10 · Plympton Avenue, NW6 · Plympton Road, NW6 · Priory Park Road, NW6 · Radnor Road, NW6 · Salusbury Road, NW6 · St Hildas Close, NW6 · St Julians Road, NW6 · Summerfield Avenue, NW6 · Tennyson Road, NW6 · The Avenue, NW6 · The Quadrant, NW6 · Torbay Road, NW6 · Victoria Mews, NW6 · Victoria Road, NW6 · Willesden Lane, NW6 · Winchester Avenue, NW6 · Windermere Avenue, NW6 · Woodville Road, NW6 ·


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Land ownership in Willesden (1823) FREE DOWNLOAD
Map of land ownership in the Willesden area in 1823
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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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