For sale – Handmade Quilted Wallhanging: Man with Bird

One of seven quilted wall hangings handmade for the Bangladeshi Mela 2002 (Royal 50th Jubilee) by women at Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association. This is being sold by silent auction. Other smaller items will be sold outright. Please drop by between 6-8pm weekdays to have a look, register for the auction and make your best bid! All …

For sale – Handmade Quilted Wallhanging: Lady Playing Tanpura

One of seven quilted wall hangings handmade for the Bangladeshi Mela 2002 (Royal 50th Jubilee) by women at Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association. This is being sold by silent auction. Other smaller items will be sold outright. Please drop by between 6-8pm weekdays to have a look, register for the auction and make your best bid! All …

In June 2015 we celebrate 40 years since we were founded

In June 2015 we will celebrate 40 years since the organisation was founded and the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Centre was opened. The Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association was created to run the Neighbourhood Centre and to employ staff to carry out community development work including providing a free housing and welfare advice service. The Neighbourhood Centre, which was previously …

Westminster planning and licensing applications in Fitzrovia, 1-15 April 2015

There were 14 planning applications validated in the Westminster part of Fitzrovia between 1 and 15 April 2015.   To view the list of applications see below.  The latest planning applications and their status are always available to view at westminster.gov.uk/planning ; and the latest licensing news on all licence applications received, granted and refused by Westminster City …

Our community newspaper project is featured in charity magazine

Our community newspaper Fitzrovia News has been featured in a charity trade magazine Third Sector.  We publish the community newspaper to inform people living in Fitzrovia about their neighbourhood and encourage people to respond to issues that may affect them. Fitzrovia News is published in print quarterly with updates on the web and social media. …

Number crunching economic deprivation statistics

We have pulled out the economic deprivation statistics for the seven lower layer super output areas (LSOAs) covering Fitzrovia and put them into a single spreadsheet. We looked at three statistics: working-age benefits claimants; pension credit claimants; and families in work receiving tax credit.  The combined LSOAs actually cover a slightly larger area than Fitzrovia …