What have I missed since August 28th?

In a week when we gawped at the exploits of Paralympians, and prepared to go back to school (with or without help from Michael Gove), what was happening closer to home?

The farmers’ market cow suffered a slight mishap at the start of the week. The market is on Facebook as well, and a banner went up.

There was a meeting about the proposed West Hampstead dispersal zone.

A pioneering surgeon is to get a blue plaque in West Hampstead.

Local MP Glenda Jackson chaired a meeting about Kilburn High Road which sought to re-establish cross-borough cooperation on improving the road.

Notable local Robert Webb called out a fan who tweeted about seeing him in the Black Lion.

The Westbury’s replacement, which opens at the end of the week, is no longer called The Hudson. It’s now called Love & Liquor.

The West Hampstead women’s centre held an East meets West art project.

Kingsgate Community Centre has an impressive range of courses for the new term.

The O2 has a new venue – Sparkle Bar and Lounge.

The paralympic torch skirted West Hampstead on Wednesday as it headed for the stadium.

Firefighters were called to a shed on fire in Broomsleigh Street on Thursday, no-one was injured.

Mill Lane Barbers celebrates its 10th anniversary with an amazing prize. Each haircut in Sept will entitle the customer to entry into a draw to receive a year’s worth of free haircuts!

Berberian Sound Studio is this week’s local Film of the Week.

It’s still a long way out, and full details/tickets won’t be available until the end of the month, but Whampgather X will be at The Alliance on Mill Lane on November 15th.

Coming up
Next weekend there are three outdoor screenings in Kilburn Grange Park and one in Queens Park.

Tweet of the Week
A late entry, but a good ‘un