Kilburn thrive by dfgh4bnmu



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              IF YOU LIVE IN A MULTIPLE OCCUPANCY HOUSEHOLD, PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR NEIGHBOURS SEE THIS TOO!
Simon Rogers
30 Aldershot Road
Vice chair
Janey McAllester
22B Charteris Road
                                                  BEST is your local residents association, covering the following streets:
                                                  Tennyson, Douglas, Kingsley, Kenilworth, Aldershot, St Julian’s, Priory
                                                  Park, Glengall, Charteris, Esmond and Hazelmere. Every resident of the
                                                                                                                                  THE ZONE
                                                                                                                                  Newsletter of Brent Eleven Streets Association                  September 2010

                                                                                                                                  Lend a hand to help
Josie Warshaw                                     11 streets is a member and is welcome to participate. We launched in
83 Priory Park Road                               2005 to tackle the issues that affect our community. We do this by:
Treasurer                                         ● holding regular meetings to air matters of local concern eg parking,
Penny Mackinder                                   refuse collection, traffic issues
114 Priory Park Road 020 7624 6469                ● organising activities for young people e.g. bike repair workshops
Board members

                                                                                                                                  Kilburn thrive
Esi Cakmakcioglu                                  ● running social events e.g. street parties, film nights
7 Willesden Lane                                  ● maintaining a website – - where residents
07808 162461/                can share views and information about the community.
Lloyd Fothergill
44 Charteris Road                                 We can’t do any of these things without YOUR help so please come
07984 579011/                                     along to meetings or air your views via the website.
Martin Harvey                                     Want to find out more? Contact
59 Charteris Road
020 7328 9644/
Dawn Reidy                                                              DIARY DATES                                               DO you dream about living
75 Priory Park Road                                                                                                               in a greener, less wasteful city
020 7328 6424
BEST is looking for more residents to join our
                                                   BEST meeting – All welcome              and vulture show. Details:             or eating locally grown and
board. Contact Josie Warshaw.                      Tues 7 September, 7-9pm                      affordable food? Then you
                                                   Brent Private Tenants’ Rights           ● Harvest Festival
Liza Ramrayka/Simon Rogers                                                                 Saturday 2 October, noon til late
                                                                                                                                  might be interested in the
                                                   Group, 36-38 Willesden Lane,                                                                                                                                            Shared
30 Aldershot Road
                                                   NW6. Light refreshments.                Salusbury Primary School,              work of a creative new group
Nick Ingram                                        PLEASE NOTE NEW VENUE.                  Salusbury Road, NW6. Joint             of local people trying to im-                                                            The new
52 Charteris Road/            For details, contact Josie at           event between Transition Town          prove our community.                                                                     TT KtoK
Hilary Curtis                                                Kensal to Kilburn (see page              Transition Town Kensal                                                                 logo design
                                                                                           1) and Friends of Salusbury                               ● Queen’s Park Day 2010
                                                                                           School, including cooking and
                                                                                                                                  to Kilburn (TT KtoK) was                                                                 was a joint
                                                   Sunday 12 September, 12-
STREET REPS (more welcome)                         5.30pm, Queen’s Park, NW6.              art workshops, cycle training and      launched in May 2009 after                                                               project with
Aldershot Road
John Dempsey (No 9) 020 7328 0423                  Music, food, stalls and activities      story telling followed by Harvest      some local residents went to see                                                         Queen’s                          for all ages including donkey           Supper and ceilidh. Details: http://   the film The Age of Stupid and                                                           Park
Charteris Road
Adam Hynes (No 88) 020 7328 6889
                                                   rides, climbing wall and an eagle             decided to do something posi-                                                            Community                                                                                                        tive about the film’s themes of                                                          School
Douglas Road
Rep needed
                                                               THE ZONE in association with                                       climate change and dwindling                                                             students
Esmond Road                                      Westminster Property Services has been selling and letting residential           oil/gas supplies.                                                                        and local
Hilary Curtis (No 39) 020 7624 2148
                                                 property in your streets for 17 years. We are keen to help local organisations     One project has involved over                                                          residents
Glengall Road
Leona Braithwaite
                                                 — our network of offices are best placed to help you as residents in the sale    100 volunteers picking fruit                                 or rental of your home. If you need a free market appraisal please contact us    from gardens (with permis-
Hazelmere Road
Rep needed
                                                 on 020 7328 2320 or visit                            sion!) and street trees to share
Kenilworth Road                                                                                                                   between local schools, owners
Neha Bailhache (No 12) 020 7372 9490                                                                                                              and pickers – saving fresh fruit
Kingsley Road                                                                                                                     from rotting on the ground.        at Hugo’s on Lonsdale Road.         Primary School on Saturday 2
Tim Rowe (No 15) 020 7461 9430                                                                                                              The group has also sourced       Volunteer George Latham says:       October? The day will feature
Priory Park Road                                                                                                                  10 energy monitors that local      “We are very much a grassroots      cookery and art workshops,
Dawn Reidy (No 75) 020 7624 6424
St Julian’s Road                                                                                                                  residents can borrow for free      organisation. People can get        cycle training and storytelling,
Esi Cakmakcioglu (7 Willesden Lane)
07808 162461
                                                                                                                                  from Kilburn Library.              involved in existing projects or    followed by a public meeting,                                                                                                               TT KtoK runs regular film        suggest ones of their own that      supper and ceilidh. The group
Tennyson Road
Michele Jowett (No 27) 07984 511257
                                                                                                                                  nights at the Lexi Cinema          we can help get off the ground.”    will also have a stall at Queen’s
New street reps and volunteers needed
                                                                                                                                  on Chamberlayne Road and             If you’d like to find out more,   Park Day on 12 September.
for leafleting help. Please contact Josie                                                                                         a “green drinks” evening on        why not visit the group’s first        To find out more, visit http://
Warshaw or Nick Ingram                                                                                                            the last Tuesday of the month      Harvest Festival at Salusbury
For Councillors/MP details,
see page 2                                                                                                                        NEXT MEETING: TUES 7 SEPT at 7PM @ BPTRG (New venue - see back page)
Josie’s BEST
efforts rewarded                    Summer fun and sun at BEST’s Big Lunch!                                                                                                           IN BRIEF
                                                                                                                                                                                           Carol French, freelance
BEST stalwart Josie Warshaw
is officially a champion. Her
efforts in being the driving
                                BLUE skies and sunshine pro-
                                vided the perfect backdrop for
                                BEST’s Big Lunch community
                                                                                                                                                  Centre, Community Police, Dr
                                                                                                                                                  Bike, local artist Dalia Zermon,
                                                                                                                                                  Glorious Gardens and Transi-
                                                                                                                                                                                      ✱    gardener and training
                                                                                                                                                                                      consultant of Glorious Gar-
force behind the Eleven Streets event on Sunday 18 July.                                                                                          tion Town KtoK. Thanks also to      dens is running a session on
were recognised at an awards      Charteris Road was the venue                                                                                    all of you who gave your time       ‘Planting bulbs in city gardens’
ceremony earlier this summer.   for our street party, which saw                                                                                   so generously to help before the    on Saturday 25 September at
   Josie, who has also played a people from our local streets                                                                                     event and on the day – and of       Kilburn Library on Salusbury
large role in the development ofcome together to share home-                                                                                      course to all of you who came       Road. Places for the session,
Cycletastic and other local bikemade food and drink, run stalls                                                                                   along! If you’d like to get in-     which will run from 2-4pm, are
activities was honoured at the  and provide music.                                                                                                volved in next year’s Big Lunch     limited so apply early. Details:
Brent Community Champion           Children’s activities, includ-                                                                                 – or have any suggestions for       gloriousgardens@happiness.
awards for her exceptional con- ing a bouncy castle and                                                                                           what you’d like to see there –
tribution to the community.     table tennis, were pro-                                                                                           please get in touch with Josie at
                                                                                                                                                                                           Recycled glass tiles, de-
   Well done Josie, and a big
thank you from all BEST resi-
dents for your tireless work.
                                vided courtesy of Chart-
                                eris Sports Centre. Other
                                highlights included the
                                                                                                                                                  ● If you have any high
                                                                                                                                                  resolution photos of this year’s
                                                                                                                                                                                      ✱    signed by a Tennyson
                                                                                                                                                                                      Road resident, have now been
                                Big Bike Ride, which                                                                                              Big Lunch event, please email       installed across our eleven
                                saw locals of all ages                                                                                            them to The Zone editor at          streets as part of the Streets for
New team                        cycle from Kilburn                                                                                       and        People artwork project. Look
                                to another Big Lunch                                                                                              we’ll add them to the photo         out for the new metal grilles
The Eleven Streets area has a event, at The Lexi cin-                                                                                             gallery on our website.             at Ryde House in September.
new MP and councillors as a     ema on Chamberlayne                                                                                                 For more information              Artwork panels for Ryde House
result of the May elections.    Road.                                                                                                             about The Big Lunch, visit          go into production shortly.
  Glenda Jackson is our MP,       BEST chair Simon                                                                                      
having won the new Hampstead Rogers said: “It was a lovely,
and Kilburn seat by 42 votes
with the Tories second.
                                mellow day for people to catch
                                up with their neighbours and
                                                                                                                                                                                      ✱     Fed up with fast food fly-
                                                                                                                                                                                            ers and other junk mail
                                                                                                                                                                                      landing on your doormat?
  Councillor Mary Arnold was friends, find out what is hap-                                                                                                                           You’re not alone. The aver-
re-elected as one of Kilburn    pening in their local area and                                                                                                                        age UK household receives 12
Ward’s three representatives on try out new things.”                                                                                                                                  items of unwanted mail every
Brent Council. Her Labour col-    A huge thank you to everyone                                                                     Big Lunch                                          four weeks. This means that
leagues Tayo Oladapo and Ben who helped to make this year’s                                                                        photos:                                            one million tons of junk mail
Ogunro were also elected.       Big Lunch such a great success,                                                                    Cycletastic/                                       are binned every year – what
  The councillors hold three    including Brent Private Tenants’                                                                   T.Schonborn                                        a waste! Brent Council is en-
surgeries a month. One, on the Rights Group, Charteris Sports                                                                                                                         couraging residents to reduce
third Thursday of each month,                                                                                                                                                         their waste by using a ‘No
is 6-7pm at Brent Private Ten-                                                                                                                                                        Junk Mail’ sticker outside their
ants’ Rights Group, 36-38
Willesden Lane.
                                                                    How you can help us to be Cycletastic                                                                             house. To order a free sticker,
                                                                                                                                                                                      call 020 8937 5050.
Contact details:                                                    WANT to help make a differ-         this year just off Willesden Lane         Look out for forthcoming Cy-
                                                                    ence in your local community?       (opposite the old Scout Hut on            cletastic events on the BEST
Tayo Oladapo 07960 980 231
Mary Arnold 07961 406 005
                                                                    How about volunteering for Cy-
                                                                    cletastic, a project managed and
                                                                                                        Streatley Road). Cycletastic
                                                                                                        activities are aimed particularly
                                                                                                                                                  noticeboards. As well as find-
                                                                                                                                                  ing out about volunteering, you
                                                                                                                                                                                      ✱    Have you visited BEST’s
                                                                                                                                                                                           new-look website yet?
                                                                                                                                                                                      Read our latest news, find out                                       supported by local volunteers to    at young people and people who            can also borrow tools, pick up      about forthcoming events and
Ben Ogunro 07905 457 611                                            encourage bike use.                 are unemployed, disadvantaged             spares or new parts, and find out   add your own views. Log on at:                                     Set up six years ago, Cycletas-   or on a low income.                       about maintaining your bike and
Glenda Jackson MP                                                   tic has grown from providing          They now accept donated                 cycling in our local area. For
020 7219 4008                                                       simple bike maintenance behind      cycles to repair and recondi-             more information email info@        Advertise in The Zone and reach more                                              the Kilburn State, to sessions      tion, then offer them to local   or visit www.    than 1,500 homes and businesses.                                            in the new bike shed installed      residents at a reduced rate.                      Contact

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