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This is a project to create a digital archive of all printed editions of Tower, Fitzrovia Neighbourhood News and Fitzrovia News community newspapers. The archive will contain readable microfiche-like images of every page of every edition and will include a searchable text summary.
Business district goes ahead in face of huge opposition Council ignored residents included in the BID area; Leader of Camden failed to brief local councillors. News in Brief Inside: comments, news and features. Full text Fitzrovia News no 126 September 2012 … Continue reading
£8.5m flat sold Westminster Council should have demanded more affordable housing. Full text FN125_FitzroviaNews_Summer2012_Web
A tale of two centuries: rediscovering Dickens He lived in Cleveland Street twice. So why not celebrate 100 years since his birth twice? In 1912 the book trade geared up to promote his life and works and 100 years later … Continue reading
Massive opposition to 11-storey development on hospital site A huge number of objections have been made to the proposed new develoment of the former Middlesex Hospital. Residents expressed concern: 1. That it will be up to 11 storeys high, when … Continue reading
Council and police cautioned after nuisance bar is given licence Residents in Goodge Street have criticised the police and a council licensing committee after a bar, which had previously been used as a brothel and continues to be a focus … Continue reading
Mail delays threatened Workers have voted to strike against the closure of the Royal Mail delivery and distribution office in Rathbone Place, which they fear would worsen local deliveries and hit jobs. The Royal Mail has announced it intends to … Continue reading
Community Centre to open in spring The new £1.5 million Fitzrovia Community Centre in Foley Street is due to open this spring. It takes up a corner of the ground floor and basement of John Astor House, owned by University … Continue reading
Fitzrovia News from issue 119 in December 2010 was published using updated Quark Xpress software and a new Apple Macintosh computer provided by Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association. The paper also underwent a redesign. The archived issues for the first time were … Continue reading
Front Page. Fitzrovia backs the winners.