Sarah Hayward says Tax Payers’ Alliance report “is inaccurate” and Robert Oxley “is lying”

 You've got to admire the conviction of Sarah Hayward. On tonight's Channel 5 News she not only dismissed the Tax Payers' Alliance report into high public sector earners as factually inaccurate but she called their spokesperson Robert Oxley a liar.The report by the Tax Payers Alliance stated: "The council with the most employees in receipt of remuneration …

Hanging chairs from the ceiling and why the pink stripe gains us good trade

Barbara Corr talks to Ian Marson who recently moved his business of carpenters, painters, plumbers, plasterers and electricians from Soho to Fitzrovia. Barbara Corr: Are you glad you moved from Soho to Fitzrovia? Ian Marson: Definitely. People are calmer here and seem more permanent. In Soho a lot of people are passing through. Also we …

Ribbon cut and speeches made at official opening of Fitzrovia Community Centre

By News Reporters Sarah Hayward leader of Camden Council yesterday cut the ribbon to officially open the Fitzrovia Community Centre. The event was watched by Dr Cyril Nemeth, deputy mayor City of Westminster, many residents, and representatives of local businesses. Edward Turner chair of Fitzrovia Community Centre Limited then welcomed everyone into the building for …

Young apprentice considers his future in bricks and mortar

By News Reporters Dan Brown takes a pride in his work and the skills he's learnt over the last couple of years as an apprentice bricklayer. In September he'll come to the end of his on-the-job-training with Camden Council and will find out if he'll be employed with them permanently or if he'll have to …

Fitzrovia will eat itself. Are too many cafes and restaurants choking the neighbourhood?

By Angela Lovely There used to be a couple of furniture shops along Tottenham Street but now in their place is a tea room and a hot food outlet, adding to the five cafes and restaurants that are well established along the street between Tottenham Court Road and Charlotte Street. The long-standing businesses are complaining …