The Independent London Newspaper
19th April 2018

Kilburn

    Boy arrested over gun murder of man who was 'trying to better his life'

    Yesir Beshira was shot dead in Kilburn High Road

    Published: 16 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of gunning down a man on a busy Kilburn street during rush-hour. 

    Detectives appeal for help as they name Yasir Beshira as victim of Kilburn shooting

    Yasir Beshira

    Published: 10 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    DETECTIVES this evening (Saturday) named Yasir Beshira as the man killed in the Kilburn shooting on Thursday. 

    Murder investigation launched after fatal shooting in Kilburn High Road

    Friends left tributes to the victim, who was known as "Loopy"

    Published: 9 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    MURDER detectives have launched an investigation after a young man was shot dead during rush hour in Kilburn High Road yesterday. 

    Appeal to find Robert Duff: Daughter speaks for first time about family's pain over mystery disappearance

    A young Stephanie and Charlotte with their father Robert

    Published: 24 November, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE daughter of a man who has been missing for nearly four years has spoken for the first time of the heartache of not knowing if he is dead or alive. 

    Quick-thinking passengers save partially-sighted woman who fell on rail tracks at Brondesbury

    Andre Shafer and Musa Abdi

    Published: 12 October, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    TWO young men have been praised for their “brave” actions after they leapt on to railway tracks to rescue a partially-sighted woman who had fallen from the platform. 

    Police officers have a whip-round to buy shopping for 85-year-old woman left stranded by pickpockets

    Elizabeth-Ann Colville said she was "overwhelmed with gratitude

    Published: 1 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    KIND-HEARTED police officers took an 85-year-old woman on a shopping trip after she was left stranded by a pickpocket who stole her purse.

    Death of cafe owner murdered in Kilburn High Road is a 'a tragic loss of a real character'

    Huseyin Gulbudak was described as a "very friendly guy, a lovely guy"

    Published: 4 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    FRIENDS and customers of a popular café owner who was stabbed to death at work have paid tribute to a “friendly face” who “played a huge role in the neighbourhood”.

    Arrest made after man stabbed to death at cafe in Kilburn High Road

    A 48-year-old man died in hospital 

    Published: 2 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A 21-year-old has been arrested after a man was stabbed to death at a cafe in Kilburn.

    Petition to ban fun fair from Kilburn park

    Kilburn Grange park this week

    Published: 30 June, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A PETITION has been launched to ban a fun fair from a public park following “unacceptable” damage over the weekend.

    Paddy Power bookmakers blocked from opening second branch in Kilburn High Road after planning appeal defeat

    Eight betting shops are already open on Kilburn High Road

    Published: 9 June, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    BETTING giants Paddy Power have been blocked from opening a second branch on a road with the unenviable local nick­name: The bookmaker’s mile.

    Noise team find nuisance dog whistle was actually sound from complainant's cooker

    Published: 7 June, 2016
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    HOUSING officers say they investigated the case of a tenant who thought a neighbour was antagonising her dog with a whistle only audible to canines.

    Decommissioned: £1 million adventure playground at Kilburn Grange heralded for award-winning design

    Decommissioned: £1 million adventure playground at Kilburn Grange heralded for a

    The adventure playground built six years ago

    Published: 2 June, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A £1 MILLION adventure playground, which won awards for its innovative design, is set to be decommissioned just six years after it was built.

    Appeal court: Sabrina Moss's killers told they must serve 37-year jail terms for Kilburn High Road murder

    Sabrina Moss was killed outside a Kilburn High Road takeaway in 2013

    Published: 26 May, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THREE drug dealers jailed for life for murdering a nursery teacher in a bungled gangland hit have had their appeal bids thrown out by the High Court.

    Woman rushed to hospital after being hit by train at Kilburn High Road station

    The woman is being treated for head and leg injuries

    Published: 26 May, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A WOMAN is being treated in hospital after being hit by a train at Kilburn High Road station this afternoon (Thursday). 

    Beware of Kilburn High Road electronics scam, police tell tablet shoppers

    Police say individuals are hawking electronic goods

    Published: 15 February, 2016
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    SHOPPERS in Kilburn High Road have been told to watch out for an electronic scam which has seen victims head home with bottles of water in their bag - rather than the computers they thought they we