In this issue: important information on the coronavirus pandemic, editorial meeting on zoom, the latest news.
The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic
Please follow the latest NHS advice. If you live or work in the London Borough of Camden please visit Camden Council's coronavirus web page. If you live or work in the City of Westminster please see Westminster Council's coronavirus web page. If you are a private renter, please read the latest Renters' Rights London newsletter for important information.
Editorial meeting on Zoom
You are invited to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Fitzrovia News editorial
Time: 7pm, Tuesday 2 June 2020, London
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Meeting ID: 857 8103 1654
The latest news on our website...
Formal consultation opens on Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Plan
A formal public consultation on the the Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Plan opens today ahead of a public examination and a referendum on the planning document which will control land development in the area. https://news.fitzrovia.org.uk/2020/05/26/formal-consultation-opens-on-fitzrovia-west-neighbourhood-plan/
Community group calls for low traffic neighbourhood
The Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association (FNA) has called on Camden and Westminster councils to consider making Fitzrovia a Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN), in line with the Mayor of London’s Streetspace plans to help people with social distancing and enable walking and cycling. https://news.fitzrovia.org.uk/2020/05/26/community-group-calls-for-low-traffic-neighbourhood/
Public art in Fitzrovia: On Reflection, British Transport Police headquarters
An early morning stroll along Whitfield Street after officers have driven away their vehicles from outside the British Transport Police central London headquarters reveals the beautiful mosaics created nearly two decades ago. https://news.fitzrovia.org.uk/2020/05/23/public-art-in-fitzrovia-on-reflection-british-transport-police-headquarters/
Art in the Time of Covid
Although galleries have been closed since March, most have a beefed up their online presence enabling art lovers to get their aesthetic fix from the comfort of their laptop. https://news.fitzrovia.org.uk/2020/05/20/art-in-the-time-of-covid/
Planning and licensing applications
We will have a full list of planning and licensing applications in the next email newsletter.
Fitzrovia News printed newspaper
Due to most premises being shut the latest printed issue of Fitzrovia News (March) is only available from the following location:
All our printed papers are available to view online and download here: https://archive.fitzrovia.org.uk/
- Fitzrovia Centre, 2 Foley Street, London W1W 6DL.
The next printed paper is due out on Tuesday 2 June (or thereabouts....) This will be paid for out of our reserves as we are not able to take adverts due to the Covid-19 crisis. It may not be possible to print our planned September issue. We will however continue to produce this email newsletter and publish the paper online.
Please also see the Camden New Journal and the West End Extra for the latest news. Both these papers are available every Friday from outside Fitzrovia Centre, 2 Foley Street.