Tulip Siddiq MP MP for Hampstead and Kilburn
Community Bulletin April 2023
Upcoming events and information for our area
• Local elections are taking place on Thursday 4th May in some parts of the country. While there are no local elections in London, please do let your family and friends in other parts of the country know that from May they will need photo identification to vote at polling stations in local elections in England; UK Parliamentary by-elections and Police and Crime Commissioner elections in England and Wales. From October 2023, this also applies to UK Parliamentary general elections. The full list of accepted ID can be found here: https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/voter/voter-id/accepted-forms-photo-id
• Advice for Renters are an organisation based in Brent that support people living in private rented accommodation. They are currently running a match funding campaign and are looking for donations to help them deliver their new project, the Mobile Advice Centre. The Advice Bus will offer housing, financial and wellbeing advice across several boroughs assisting hard to reach communities, including in Brent. Find out more information and about how to donate here: https://www.avivacommunityfund.co.uk/p/mobile-advice-centre
• Kilburn State of Mind are a charity working to address the problems of inequality and isolation in the community by tutoring, offering support and running community events. They will be back in Queens Park bandstand on 1st July between 12pm-5pm with their ‘Into the Park’ event. This will be their third year running the event and they still have stalls available for anyone that would be interested in selling any crafts or homemade goods at the event. To get in touch, please email Kilburnstateofmind@gmail.com or call 0203 802 3175.