Mother’s journey to love her ‘imperfect’ daughter revealed in intimate portraits

Young girl sitting.

An exhibition telling the story of a mother and the special relationship with her daughter who was born with Down's Syndrome opens this week at the former Middlesex Hospital Chapel. Looking for Alice is a very personal exhibition and launches a book of intimate family portraits by photographer Sian Davey¬†and published by Fitzrovia-based Trolley Books. …

Summer 2014 events in and around Fitzrovia

Poster advertising Fitzrovia Festival 1973.

Fitzrovia News will be taking a well-earned break for a few weeks, so you'll have to amuse yourselves. But we don't want to leave you totally helpless, so we've cobbled together some happenings for you to enjoy. Saturday 28 June: 10am to 5pm. Fitzrovia Festival. Exhibition, browse and buy bookstall, guided walk, information about the …

Imminent legal aid cuts: the consequences for family law disputes

By Sonny Patel The Legal Aid advice scheme was introduced after the Second World War as part of the welfare state. As well as access to healthcare, education, social security and housing, it was recognised that equality of access and the right to representation before the law was fundamental to a just society. However, access …