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Fitzrovia – Skin trade: Bad journalism meets bad business

By Linus Rees, assistant editor The Sunday Times runs an article today claiming that single women are attracted to buying property above a lap-dancing club in Tottenham Court Road. The article entitled “What women really want” should be called “What John Gray and estate agents really want you to believe”. Feminists, look away now. A […]

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Fitzrovia – Residents objections to Capricorn Club licence put to local councillors

By News Reporters Tonight Linus Rees, chair of Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association, represented residents objections to a licence application by the Capricorn Club, Goodge Street. Mr Rees presented the views of Goodge Street residents to Adam Harrison, Bloomsbury Ward councillor. Goodge Street residents had asked to be represented on their behalf because they were unwilling to […]

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Fitzrovia – Results of local elections

By News Reporters Labour swept back into Bloomsbury with three newly elected councillors. Conservative councillor Rebecca Hossack lost her seat as Labour surged ahead in Camden regaining seats lost in 2006. Labour’s Adam Harrison topped the polls with 1670 votes (13.97%) in Bloomsbury. In Fitzrovia’s Westminster wards the Conservatives held onto all six seats, with […]

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Fitzrovia – Pity the London Plane tree in Whitfield Gardens

Camden Council again carried out tree surgery to protected trees in Whitfield Gardens during the spring growth period without regard for their own tree protection policies. Tree surgeons used chainsaws at the end of April to cut off branches during routine tree maintenance. According to Camden’s own regulations the work should only be done during […]

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Fitzrovia – Galleries of variety in between exhibitions

By Linus Rees Saturday in Fitzrovia will be quiet this holiday weekend, when many people will escape for a short break. It’s an ideal time to wander around Fitzrovia’s streets and visit the galleries without the hordes of people and motor traffic normally around in the week. Two of Fitzrovia’s galleries are between exhibitions of […]