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Westminster Council submits plans for £19m sports centre

Design for the proposed sports centre Credit: Westminster Council

Westminster Council has submitted plans to develop a £19m sport and leisure facility for Queen's Park.

The proposed plans would see the Jubilee and Moberly sports centres redeveloped to create 40% more space for sports in the area, according to the Council.

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Terrifying attack as woman is grabbed round the neck in attempted rape in busy area of London

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following the attempted rape of a woman in Brent yesterday afternoon. The 38-year-old victim was walking along Okehampton Road in Queens Park at 5:30pm when a man walking towards her suddenly grabbed her round the neck and dragged her into a front garden.

Google Street View image of Okehampton Road, Queens Park Credit: Google Street View

The man then tried to rape her, but she managed to escape and run off. The suspect is described as white and 5ft 9ins with short blond hair in a 'curtains' style. He had an eastern European accent and wore a black fleece, blue jeans and white trainers.

Police say anyone with information should call 020 8733 3393 or to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111