Summer gardening club aims to make Fitzrovia greener, not more commercial

Pots of plants.

A new gardening club will be launched on Saturday at one of Fitzrovia's most used and abused public open spaces ahead of London becoming the world's first National Park City. Volunteers from the Friends of Fitzrovia Parks will be spending an hour every Saturday morning this summer making small improvements to Whitfield Gardens leading up …

Fitzrovia youth join neighbours in greening the streets

Group of young people in park.

Young people brightened up Warren Street and Whitfield Street today with plants and flowers as part of a community planting day, aided by some corporate sponsorship. Local charity Fitzrovia Youth in Action (FYA) were awarded a £1,000 grant from the Mayor’s Fund for London and the Santander Foundation which enabled them to bring local residents and …

Volunteer to help create a community garden

Garden.

The Fitzrovia Community Centre is looking for volunteers this Sunday to help create a community garden. The community garden project will make significant improvements to a courtyard and help to make it a quiet garden space for all to sit and socialise. Those wishing to lend a hand and do a bit of digging and planting, please wear some work …