What have I missed since February 4th?

Could the post office move into the church? Negotiations are already well advanced.

The development of 63-65 Maygrove Road was given a conditional green light.

Here’s your chance to improve Kilburn Grange Park.

Property News: the market’s up, but does the money property owners make mean that no-one cares about fees?

More census data was released; now we can find the heavy metal worshipper.

The West Hampstead & Fortune Green Neighbourhood Development Forum entered its first consultation stage.

Byron Hamburgers opened in the O2 centre – I went to roadtest it on its first day.@e

Old Bridge – the eastern European deli/grocers on Broadhurst Gardens – is applying for an alcohol licence to offer “fine Croatian wines and premium Czech beer”. Meanwhile, the Black Lion on West End Lane is applying for a 1am licence on Fridays & Saturdays.

Glenda Jackson MP voted in favour of gay marriage, while Sarah Teather MP voted against. Teather explained why.

The first ever #whampart night was a great success – thanks to Camden Arts Centre for the guided tour.

West End Lane is being resurfaced. Classic “end of the budget year” stuff from Camden.

There are plenty of Valentine’s Day film screenings this week, including Casablanca. Check out the full local listings.

Camden police has a new borough commander.

The Good Ship hosted the launch of local author Robert Hudson’s latest book, Dazzle.

Diamond Geezer’s blog took a closer look at Kilburn Park tube station.

Vivi Nails on Broadwell Parade is being replaced by Be Lush, which opened Sunday.

This Sunday was also the 125th anniversary of St James Church, while Saturday was the first anniversary of Guglee’s West Hampstead branch.

Coming up
February
11th: Area Action Group, synagogue hall, Dennington Pk Rd
12th: Swiss Cottage police public meeting
13th & 14th Kilburn Grange Park improvements public sessions
21st: Whampreview @ Hana SOLD OUT
21st: WHAT public meeting on local spending
25th: NDF meeting 7.30pm (venue tbc)
March
3rd: NW6 Film Club (details tbd)
28th: Whampgather XI

Tweet of the Week
We haven’t had a crazy Kilburn TOTW in a while. So here’s a classic of the genre

Man getting arrested on Kilburn High Rd with his pants round his ankles swaying screaming my my my Delilah… Why did I ever leave Kilburn?”
— Emma Boom (@emmazentner) February 5, 2013

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  • Amina

    Hi there , thanks for highlighting Be Lush opening on sunday , i was searching for a local west hampstead blog so stumbled across your page , just wanted to add we are offering a 50% discount on beauty treatments (excluding nails),
    much appreciated

    • Hi Amina, Thanks for getting in touch. I'll dispatch my fitness & beauty correspondent to come and see you soon!

    • Amina

      Hi , no probs at all , look forward to seeing them .
      Thanks again