Goodge Street Station to re-open with restricted hours

Goodge Street underground station will re-open with restricted hours after being closed since the spring due to the coronavirus. Goodge Street Station will be open from 7am to 7pm, Monday to Friday. From Monday 31 August the station will open Monday to Friday from 7am to 7pm only, says Transport for London. The station was …

Travel show offers a world of inspiration

Two women cycling.

If you are in search of an active holiday in 2015 then an event in west London during January will help you decide what to do and where to go. The Adventure Travel Show at Olympia London brings together a huge collection of travel companies, writers, filmakers and explorers, with stalls, talks, seminars and films. And Fitzrovia News is …

Freedom Pass London book launch at Fitzrovia pub

Cover of book.

A new guide book describing walks in and around London is being launched at a Fitzrovia pub this Wednesday (12 November 2014). Freedom Pass London is written by local author and editor of Fitzrovia News Mike Pentelow and illustrated by photographer Peter Arkell. Intended as a companion to The Freedom Pass travel ticket it describes …

Crimeans’ sense of pride in their home overrode any other pull of nationality

By Adam Harrison ‘Budet voina’ – ‘There will be war’ – my friend Olga turned and said to me just a few months into my stay in Crimea in the autumn of 2003. It was a pre-Orange Revolution world in Ukraine; she was not anticipating the stirrings of Kievan revolt against the elections that would shortly …