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Saturday 26th Jan 2019

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It is with great pride I can announce we have earlier today received notification of the final approval from GLA (Mayor’s Office) providing the sign off for full planning approval.

A EGM has been called on Sunday 2nd December to discuss our recent successful planning application, full agenda will be announced early next week.

SKLPC, India Gardens, West End Road, Northolt UB5 6RE – 11am…

Saturday 24th November 2018 – Queens Park Community School

Free Entry for SKLPC Members!

To celebrate the momentous occasion of achieving planning we invite all Kutchi Leva Patel Community members to join us on Tuesday 23rd October 2018 for Sharad Poonam Dhudh Paak Utsav and Maha Arti.

Entry will be free for SKLPC community members, please collect your ticket from the Rangoli hall….

It is with great joy we are able to announce stage one planning permission has been granted by London Borough of Ealing.

Please purchase tickets in advance –

Day Ticket:

14 million people live in poverty in the UK – that’s over one in five of the population and The Trussell Trust Foodbank network supplied 1,332,952 three-day emergency food
supplies to people in crisis in 2017/18.

90% of the food given out by the was donated directly by the public, showing the impact exactly how much individuals care and the significant impact community cohesion can have to…

The Navratri Family Workshop is sold out. If you would still like to attend please email us the full names and age of those who wish to attend and we will hold on a waiting list. If there are any cancellations we will issue tickets by email before Saturday 13th October. Please email: with subject WORKSHOP….

‘Cycle 4 Sewa is a fun filled event for all the family and all cycling capabilities. It brings the wider community together under the common healthy platform of cycling whilst bringing awareness of Sewa UK and its projects (the charity which funds are collected for). This year the event has been sponsored by Vascroft, Crystal Units and Elite Visions. Over 200 cyclists/participants have pre-regis…

Celebrating 40 years of SKLPC Saturday School

Volunteer registration now open, your sewa is invaluable to making our events a success: 

Navratri 2018 – Season tickets now on sale!

Pindoria Solicitor’s sewa to our Kanbi Patel community for 2018 is to assist our community members to change their and their families name either forename or surname. For example, change from Patel or grandfathers surname to their proper surname; and many ladies want to remove bai or ben from their forenames.  We will not charge our normal fee and we will take instructions, prepar…

New Mandir Grand Opening

Book Now for Open Doors 2017!

Following the success of last year’s event, Build UK and CITB are working together again to organise Open Doors 2017 will take place from 27 March to 1 April 2017.  Bookings are now available on the Open Doors website so whether you are looking for a new career yourself or work with people who might be considering a career in construction, then we encour…

2 Weeks Free Trial

SKLPC Saturday School – Coding For Kids – Drop In Session: Click here for full detials:

Dear Community Members,

Please note SKLPC (UK) is in communication with the high commission of India in the UK to gather information in which NRI’s can change there notes.

We request community members not to panic and we shall announce the out come shortly….

September Newsletter Highlights :

– First Day – Helpful information

– Term Dates

– Hinduism Classes

– Tabla Classes

– Coding for Kids


A massive congratulations to the 2nd XI senior team who have gained promotion into the Middlesex County Cricket league by finishing champions of division one with a few games still to play. Your Samaj is very proud.


Full details below.


Job Description
Job Title: Conveyancing Administrator/Secretary
Full-Time based at Stanmore office

Reporting to: Head of Conveyancing

Job Purpose: To perform substantive legal and administrative work that requires understanding the law and procedures alongside a qualified solicitor.

Work includes (but not limited to):
Typing and dealing with d…


Saturday 6th August 2016

Following the success of last years league, we have created a league in Fantasy Premier League called SKLPC FF 2016/2017.


Joining the league couldn’t be easier. Simply use this link and you’ll be added automatically after you’ve entered the game:

The SKLPC Saturday School together with community volunteers and rangoli team will be running classes to teach children how to do Rangoli over 5 lessons during the summer holidays.

Dates of the workshop:
July – 19th, 26th
Aug – 2nd, 9th, 16th
Time: 7 to 9pm(1st session 19th July starting at 7.30)
Cost: £15 per child to cover the cost of materials
Age Group: 6yrs to 12+ years; will be spli…

We request all community members to join in numbers and support Shree Swaminarayan Mandir – Willesden at the planning hearing on Tuesday 5th July at Brent Civic Centre.
The Council Planning Meeting is scheduled for 5th July, 2016, at Brent Civic Centre at 7pm

Calling all Superheroes!

Sunday 10th July 2016

International Yoga Day @ Kingsbury Swaminarayan Mandir
19th June 2016 – 9am

East London – Stanmore – Kenton – Willesden

SKLPC has teamed up with The Art Of Living and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to offer you an exclusive promo code for 15% off tickets to his upcoming events Meditation 2.0 – Go Deeper in London, Manchester, Leicester and Edinburgh.


Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a world-renowned peace leader, humanitarian and spiritual teacher who has captured the hearts and minds of mill…

Sunday 3rd July 2016

Friday 17th June 2016

Book by 31st May.



Sunday 3rd July 2016

Our ground-breaking Asian Star initiative will return for an eighth year in May, and promises to be bigger and better than ever.


The scheme, the first of its kind undertaken by a professional football club, is designed to give a much-needed boost to Asian participation at all levels of the game with this year’s event taking place on Monday 30 May.


More than 300 youngste…

Stanmore – Celebrating 10 Years
Rangai Jaane Ranga Ma…
Mon 30th May – Sun 5th June

Dear Community members,

Please do not forget to go …

Community Languages Saved To Ensure Diverse Curriculum Continues

Click here to read story:…

International Yoga day 2016 in aid of St.Lukes Hospice

Dear all,

It gives me great pleasure to announce that SKLP Cricket Club passed a successful site visit on Sun 3rd April and as a result the club has been awarded Clubmark re-accreditation starting from 2015.

The award has a 3 year duration but the most important element is that colts can now participate in league cricket for the foreseeable future.

This would not have been possible but…

Save the date: SKLPC AGM – Saturday 14th May 2016.

Full details to follow.

Would you like to help make a difference to our community?

Do you have fresh idea’s that can help serve the community better?

Do you have a passion to make our community stronger?

Why not consider joining the SKLPC committee or sub event committees. Its a great way to make a change, meet new people and…

As you may know the only board currently offering GCSE Gujarati is OCR and they are planning to stop offering Gujarati GCSE from 2017 onwards. Please sign the above petition to save this qualification. …

Life skills drop in session – Saturday 16th January 2016

Start of Free Hinduism classes at SKLPC Saturday school

From:   5th December 2015

Venue:  Claremont High School during term time.

Time:   8.45am to 9.45am

For:    Children aged 9yrs+

Teacher: Vijaybhai (teaches GCSE Hinduism currently at Harrow school on Sundays)


In the first lesson on 5th December, Vijaybhai will discuss the GCSE Syllabus and answer any questio…

RAF Event Day (6th Dec 2015)
The event is unique with Mohanbhai Hirani giving an presentation – covers talk on Aviation History, key milestone, current and future trends supported by Mohanbhai’s experience on many multinational RAF projects, such as Jaguar, Tornado, Hawk, Euro-fighter typhoon, well as other international projects, Wedgetail (AEW&C) , Orion (AP3C) and Helicopters…

Dear Community Members,

On behalf of SKLPC UK we would like to thank all the volunteers that gave up there time over the last 3 days to search for Savjibhai and were on stanby today.

We are extremely pleased he has been found safe and well and is on his way home with family members.

The community spirit you have shown in hours of need has made us feel very proud.

Thank you to S…

Join the SKLPC Colts Academy.

SKLPC Committee Members Meet PM Narendra Modi at Wembley Stadium on Friday 13th November 2015

Thank you to all our community members who volunteered their valuable time on behalf of the SKLPC UK and to make yesterday’s event a great success & welcoming Shri Modiji with the Grand Celebration at Wembley. We are proud of you. …

Dear Parents/Guardians,
Our annual Diwali Party will be held on Saturday 07th November 2015,
starting at 11am and will finish at 2.30 pm. We would like all our
children and parents to come dressed in traditional Indian dress
for the party (including the boys!).
All Gujarati students who normally attend the classes at the 8.45am
session are requested to stay in their classes until 10.45am. St…

SKLPC – Navratri Weekend Special Offer!
Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th
Day Passes Reduced from £8 to £5!

Nepal School on Wheels opens with funding from SKLPC UK and Shree Swaminarayan Temple Willesden.

Thank you to all the community members who supported the SKLPC Nepal Earthquake appeal. 

Please note day and season tickets are not currently sold in advance, day tickets are available at the ticket office from 7.30pm each day.


SKLPC (UK) Invest in Nepal School on Wheels Project.

Our President Mavji Dhanji Vekaria visited Nepal to personally sign the agreement on behalf of SKLPC (UK).  We will use the funds raised from the Nepal Earthquake to fund a school on wheels that will visit the remote hill villages and provide the children a education.

We are delighted to confirm that Shree Kutch Leva Patel Community (UK) has been successful in becoming a Welcome Partner for the Community Reception in honour of His Excellency, the Honourable Prime Ministe…

13th October – 24th October 2015

Read full details:

SKLPC (UK) President Mavji Dhanji Vekaria recently visited Nepal to see where the Samaj can best use funds raised to support and help rebuild.

NEPAL : Field Visit Report

Reached Kathmandu on the 1st of July…

CCC personal statement workshop on Saturday the 11th July

The agenda for the workshop is:

To understand what admission tutors are looking for, learn how to structure a personal statement and …


Dear Parents

We will be running classes to teach children how to do Rangoli over 5 lessons during the summer holidays. The SKLPC Rangoli team has kindly donated their time in teaching 7 to 12 year old childre…

Sunday 21st June 2015 @ Shree Kutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple Kenton

ON SUNDAY 21ST JUNE, 2015 (11:30AM-12:30PM)
Participants should be o…

Cancer is a horrific plight. Something that is painful physically, emotionally and mentally for both the patient alongside immediate family and friends. Many diseases and cancers are misdiagnosed leaving loved ones here one second, gone the next. Being able to better regulate the health system will make such a huge difference, so that our dedicated health professionals are able to detect and treat…

Friend of SKLPC (UK) Navin Prasad has just returned from Nepal where he was aiding with rescue and relief efforts. Below is his report on what he witnessed. Its’s not too late to donate and help Nepal:

I spent almost 12 days in Nepal since earthquake struck on the 25th of…

Dear Parent / SKLPC Supporter

As you may be aware, plans are currently being considered by exam boards, OCR, AQA and others, to stop offering GCSE and A level examinations in a number of languages, _including Gujarati_, for financial reasons.

No doubt this will have a direct effect on our children and young people who would like their achievements recognised by qualifications in the language…


Eight million people have been affected by the massive earthquake in Nepal – more than a quarter of the country’s population – the United Nations says.  International aid has started arriving through Indian Government, UN, Red Cross, DEC etc to provide immediate relief for those affected.

The 7.8-magnitude quake hit Nepal on Saturday de…

Jay Shree Swaminarayan.

It is with great pleasure to inform you that Rt. Hon. Ed Miliband (Labour Party leader) and several senior Labour MPs will be visiting Shree Swaminarayan Temple Willesden from 11.00am – 12.00pm on Sunday 26th April 2015.

It is a great that our Sampraday is being recognised nationally within the government and request you all accept ou…

Sunday 5th July 2015 @ SKLPC Northolt

TEACHERS and politicians have slammed the decision to scrap GCSE and A-level examinations in Gujarati, Punjabi and Bengali, warning it will be detrimental to economic ties between India and other countries.

It follows the announcement by exam boards AQA and OCR, which will also abolish language qualifications in Polish, modern Hebrew, Turkish, Portuguese, Dutch and Persian.

A-levels in Benga…

On Wednesday 1st April at 12.20pm-1pm Kanbi author Manoj Kerai talked about his debut novel, The Bu…

Jay Shree Swaminarayan to all our community members.

The 2015 UK General Election is now just over 4 weeks away (voting day is Thursday 7th May 2015), but many people in our community will be unable to have their say unless they take action now.

From 2014, the wa…

Sukhpur Bhuj members have teamed up with their friends and family to raise money for Haven House Children’s Hospice, supporting families and caring for children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions across North and East London, West Essex and East Hertfordshire.

All partaking on this challenge are passionate about this cause, some having close and personal experie…

Please feel free to contact me with any issues, questions or concerns, or if you would like to help my campaign:

01923 218804 or email


TODAY Shree Kutchi Leva Patel Samaj Sklps Bhuj celebrates 50 years of its establishment. Exactly today in 1965, the Samaj as an institution was established.

The Golden Jubilee Celebration of Samaj will be held on 29th to 31st December, 2015…

Need an urgent GP appointment?
If you urgently need to see a GP and cannot get an appointment, go instead to one of
our walk in services putting on extra appointments.
The urgent “walk-in” appointments don’t need
to be booked in advance and are available
7 days a week from 8am to 8pm at:
Alexandra Clinic for Health and Social
Care, 275 Alexandra Avenue, HA2 9DX
The Pinn Medical Centr…

Support Manoj Kerai!

Manoj is 26 year old community member from Kundanpur gaam is releasing his debut novel on International Women’s Day (8th March). He has worked and volunteered in the charity sector for 12 years and is passionate about human rights.

“The Burning Bride focuses on violence against women in India and particularly demonstrates injustices within the dowry system. The inspirati…

Saturday 9th May 2015
Your Samaj, Your Voice – Make it count!

Its Back, Bigger & Better! Your Samaj, Your Mela!

Harrow Council’s proposed scheme to restore Stanmore Marsh to its original wetland status has been shortlisted for funding from the Mayor of London’s ‘Big Green Fund’.

We are in competition with 6 other projects in London

We NEED YOUR HELP in a public poll to support our bid for the £175,000 that is available from the Big Green Fund


SKLPC(UK) Saturday school Republic day celebration held on the 24th Jan 2015…

Mega medical camp for all types of disease with surgery for poor patients and sum support to middle class
Organizer :: Shree Swaminarayana Mandir Bhuj – (NarNarayana Dev) at Bhuj on 19/04/2015 Sunday
Place:: Bhuj Mandir
bypass, kidney, lungs, cancer, heart, all type disease of woman & children, breast cancer totally free for poor patient
Co-operation:: Leva Patel Samaj with his Matrushree …


( Entrance from ATHLON ROAD )



Shree Kutch Leva Patel Cricket Club Colts Indoor Open Day and Training Starts 11th January 2015

As you are aware, the TVOA-ETA (Tourist Visa on Arrival – enabled with Electronic Travel Authorisation) scheme has been launched by the Government of India on 27th November 2014 for 43 countries, including Australia. A dedicated website ( has been launched for this purpose. The citizens of these 43 countries can apply online for tourist visas (twice …

Unsure about what career to pursue?
Thinking of going to university?
Need help in choosing a course?
Drop by and meet with:

University students who can advise you,  having been through the same process

Ramji Devshi Dhanji Vekaria of Nairobi has been  honored with an Honorary Decorate Degree due to his dedicated works towards the community. Something to be proud of.

The lucky winner of the brand new ford fiesta from this year’s #219mela collected his car today! Congratulations! Could you be the lucky winner of next years grand raffle prize draw? …

Shrihari Charnarvind Shatabdi Krupavarsha Mahotsav
29th April 2014 – 5th May 2015

SKS Swaminarayan Temple East London – Badminton Competition
Newham Leisure Centre – 30th November 2014

Sanjna Pravin Vekaria aged 14 of Harrow (Gaam Sukhpu Bhuj), presently studying at Claremont High School entered a National Singing Competition called Open Mic UK for unsigned acts under 16 years old.

Out of 9000 auditions Sanjna made it through to the Regional Finals (West London) and now for a place on Area (Semi) Finals, she needs public votes to make it through.

Quote “Sanjna settled in…

Wishing everyone a very Happy Diwali and Prosperous New Year.

The 219 Mela was a great day of community celebration, here are some of the highlights from the day.

The Hindu festival of Diwali is only around the corner, a time to give thanks, celebrate with loved ones, share gifts and make lots of lasting memories. We hope all the community will enjoy this time of year, let some fireworks off and above all be safe.

Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband visited SKLPC (UK) Navratri festival on Thursday 2nd October 2014, the community came together and showed how fantastic our festival is.

to view all images please click here

The beautiful game is loved by the country all over. It’s no different for us here at SSTW which is why we created “SFL” – an opportunity to play our favourite sport with our fellow brothers in an environment that’s enjoyable, educational and most important free of charge. Youths can develop their skills and most importantly keep a healthy, active lifestyle.

Please do join us for an open day on…

Shree Swaminarayan Temple – Kingsbury
Blood Donation: Sunday 26th October 2014

We write to thank all of our members who attended and supported the 219 Mela.  The record turnout was unprecedented and all our volunteer teams gave great effort in making the event successful.

As well as thanking all volunteers, we would also like to acknowledge the sacrifice and support given by their Partners and their Children, as we know the dedication and time spent meant that a lot of v…

Great News!

Our President Mavjibhai Dhanji Jadva Vekaria announced at yesterdays 219 Mela that our fundraising target to become debt free had been achieved and the Samaj is now debt free. This was followed by a fanfare on the giant screens and confetti celebrations in the whole marquee. Full pictures and review to follow….

Blessing from Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul for upcoming 219 Mela

Letter in Gujarati from Archarya Maharaj of Vadtal Shree Lamxi Narayan Dev Gadi, H. H. Archarya Shree Rakeshprasadji Maharaj – Swaminarayan Temple Vadtal providing blessing for 219 Mela.

Letter in Gujarati from Mahant Swami of Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj providing blessing for 219 Mela.

Our Samaj, Our Heritage – Our Duty To Preserve For Future Generations!

Community showcase and celebration – 219 Mela, Sunday 21st September 2014.

Kids Zone inc. Go Carts, Rodeo Bull, Bouncy Castle + much more

FREE Entry, FREE  Parking, FREE Lunch

Win a Brand New Car at this years Samaj Mela. 5 tickets for only £25, help your Samaj become debt free and get the chance of winning 1 of 6 fantastic prizes.

Archarya Maharaj of Vadtal Shree Lamxi Narayan Dev Gadi, H. H. Archarya Shree Rakeshprasadji Maharaj will visit SKLPC Northolt on Thursday the 4 Sep 2014 at 12.00pm
Click here to see photos of the visit.

Devshibhai Halai, Trustee from SKLPC – Bhuj, Vinod Halai (SKLPC-UK, Trustee) Kiran Pindoria (SKLPC-UK, committee member) and Velji Vekaria (SKLPC-UK, General Secretary) being blessed by Acharya Maharaj Shree of the Sanstha (Shree Prushotam Priya Swami)

Velji Vekaria thanks the management of the temple for their kind invitation to SKLPC (UK) and invited all devotee towards the forthcoming 219 …

Mr. Tarachand J Chheda, Minister of State, Cottage, Salt Industry and Cow Breeding – Government of Gujarat visited SKLPC (UK) on 23 Aug 2014. He was accompanied by the Officials from SKLPC (UK) which included the Vice President Kailash Kerai, General Secretary Velji Vekaria, Trustee Vinod Halai, Trustee of Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Willesden Kanji Jesani and Assistant Editor of Kutch Mitra, Nikhi…

Sunday 28th September: 2pm – 6pm

FREE entrance advanced booking required,

contact: Grand Marquee SKLPC Centre Northolt, India Gardens, West End Road, Northolt, Middlesex UB5 6RE

Come and learn the following Significance of Navratri Learn to play and perfom: Raas, Dandia, Ramjanyu, Sanero & Ambe Maa Aarti Entrance is FREE (Registration in advance is required)

Please br…

Come and join your Samaj for a day full of community showcase and celebration. The Samaj will be providing a free lunch, the event is completely free. The kids will have a great time in the kid’s fun zone with go karts, rodeo bull and many other activities. You also have the chance to win a brand new car in the grand raffle draw.

Navratri Festival 2014: 25th September – 7th October

SKLPC (UK) Northolt, India Garden, West End Road, Middlesex UB5 6RE

Season tickets now on sell

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