In this issue: important information on the coronavirus pandemic, the latest news, planning and licensing applications.
The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic
There is one story dominating this update but we will continue to bring you regular news in our newsletter. Please follow the latest NHS advice. If you live in the London Borough of Camden please visit their coronavirus web page. If you live in the City of Westminster please see their coronavirus web page.
Say thanks to NHS staff during coronavirus pandemic
A round of applause will be take place at 8pm tonight (Thursday 26 March) to give thanks to the NHS staff working tirelessly during the coronavirus pandemic. https://news.fitzrovia.org.uk/2020/03/26/say-thanks-to-nhs-staff-during-coronavirus-pandemic/
Camden and Westminster councils appeal for volunteers as they announce some services need to change
The leaders of both local councils serving Fitzrovia have appealed for volunteers and have announced that many services they offer will need to change in response the the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. https://news.fitzrovia.org.uk/2020/03/23/camden-and-westminster-councils-appeal-for-volunteers-as-they-announce-some-services-need-to-change/
Playgrounds, places of worship, and community buildings close in Fitzrovia due to Covid-19 pandemic
Playgrounds, community buildings and places of worship in Fitzrovia have closed to protect public health because of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. https://news.fitzrovia.org.uk/2020/03/23/playgrounds-places-of-worship-and-community-buildings-close-in-fitzrovia-due-to-covid-19-pandemic/
Spring park life in the age of Covid-19
Spring Rays, but for how long? Like many I sought the fresh air and solace in The Regent’s Park over the weekend as the first sunny days of spring appear and herald new life. https://news.fitzrovia.org.uk/2020/03/25/spring-park-life-in-the-age-of-covid-19/
Planning and Licensing applications
Licensing application: Ground floor, 94 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7NU https://fitzrovia.org.uk/2020/03/13/licensing-application-ground-floor-94-great-portland-street-london-w1w-7nu/
There will be a full list of planning and licensing applications in our next newsletter.
Fitzrovia News printed newspaper
Due to most premises being shut the latest printed issue of Fitzrovia News is only available from two locations
- Fitzrovia Centre, 2 Foley Street, London W1W 6DL.
- Outside Crabtree Fields public open space, Whitfield Street (southern end).
All our printed papers are available to view online and download here: https://archive.fitzrovia.org.uk/
Our editorial and social meetings are cancelled until further notice.
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.