An active community and voluntary sector survives in Fitzrovia

By News Reporters Fitzrovia has a long history of community activism. Since the 1970s there has been a steady growth in the number of organisations concerned with improving the quality of life in the neighbourhood in the face of increasing commercial development. Today a number of groups survive at a time of decreasing government and …

Fitzrovia Community Centre to be officially opened by leader of Camden Council

A series of events will celebrate the opening of the new community facility on Thursday 28 June 2012 By News Reporters The Fitzrovia Community Centre will be officially opened by the new leader of Camden Council Sarah Hayward on Thursday 28 June 2012. Throughout the day there will be a series of events open to …

Karen is cycling at night to help older people

By News Reporters Karen Honeysett who works at All Souls Clubhouse is taking part in a 100k night-time cycle ride around London. The Nightrider will take place overnight on 9 and 10 June where 3,000 fundraisers will be cycling in aid of 250 different charitable causes. Karen, 32, is fundraising for Clubcare a project run …

Fitzrovia charity appeal launched

By News Reporters The Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association (FNA) has this week launched its winter charity appeal in order to secure funds for the year ahead. The FNA has operated out of its neighbourhood centre in Tottenham Street since 1975 and provides a free drop-in advice service and community activities for those living in Fitzrovia. This …

Adrienne 104 says: “Debout Citoyens – support our Neighbourhood Association”

By Joe McConnell Over the past few years, I have been approached by several editors of the Fitzrovia News to write an article to the tune of my experiences as ‘a live-in carer for a lady of very advanced years’. I’ve always wanted to comply, but invariably refused. There are two main reasons for this. …