Monthly Archives: December 2013

Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association annual review 2013

Introduction We recently submitted our accounts and other paperwork to Companies House and the Charity Commission for the financial year 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013. You can view these by searching for charity number 1111649 on the Charity … Continue reading

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Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia planning applications in December 2013

Camden Council registered 39 planning applications in Bloomsbury ward from 28 November to 28 December 2013. To view the applications see bloomsbury-planning-applications-december-2013 (pdf). Residents are encouraged to sign up for email alerts about planning and licensing from Camden Council. Current licence applications … Continue reading

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Fitzrovia Charity Appeal 2014

Dear Neighbours Please help us to continue our work by donating some money to us this New Year. We have secured much of the funding to continue our work for another year but we need to ask people to make … Continue reading

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Hampers, Christmas closure, New Year opening and events

Sir Robert McAlpine the construction company building Fitzroy Place are sponsoring Christmas hampers for Fitzrovia’s pensioners again this year, as part of our Older Fitzrovia project. If you are a pensioner living in Fitzrovia or know of a neighbour or … Continue reading

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There’s time to browse some books about Fitzrovia

Ahead of our guided walk around the neighbourhood today there will be time to browse some books about Fitzrovia and by Fitzrovia authors.

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Our view of the current neighbourhood area applications

Our trustees would like to make it clear that we are not supporting any neighbourhood area application in or around Fitzrovia. This is not because we object but rather we would rather remain neutral and not get involved with neighbourhood … Continue reading

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Older Fitzrovia newsletter December 2013

Time to Sing is at Fitzrovia Court (24 Carburton St W1W 5AS) Mondays 11-12.30 – the last session this month will be 23 December. Fingers crossed for funding in January!No experience or skills necessary. Come have fun singing familiar songs … Continue reading

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Westminster Council planning officer recommending “refuse permission” for 23 flats on Newman Street

A Westminster Council planning officer is recommending refusal of an application to convert an office block at 50-57 Newman to 23 flats and extensions to the building. 

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Westminster planning applications in Fitzrovia November 2013

There were 41 planning applications made in the Fitzrovia part of City of Westminster during November 2013, according to westminster.gov.uk/planning 

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The change from incapacity benefit to Employment Support Allowance has meant an increase in our caseload

Despite what people may have heard about the new welfare reforms being delayed by computer problems, the government has brought in most of the new restrictions plus a vicious sanctioning regime well in advance. 

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