Front Page. EMI: Fitzrovia says: “We told you so”; The long and sordid story of EMI’s development on the Gort Estate has come to a predicable end with news that the ailing electrical company will not now occupy the massive office block for which is smashed a thriving community of residents, workshops and traders. Law Centre team starts work; A packed public meeting in Covent Garden on 17 July elected a management committee for the Central London Community Law Centre.
Page 2. Helen Haigh writes; As the summer draws to a close the prospects for working people or those retired or out of work in Fitzrovia look somewhat grim. Cuts in public spending will not miss Fitzrovia and we shall continue to show what effects these cuts are likely to have.
Page 3. Church clue to art history mystery; A Bond Street art gallery has called for help from Tower readers with long memories in order to trace the view shown in our illustration. The painting by Fredrick Spencer Gore is one of a number of views of London by the Camden Town Group collected together from public and private collections in an exhibition at the Anthony d’Offay Gallery, Dering Street, which runs until November 10.
Page 4. Man for all seasons; for 31 years rain or shine Harry Moss has set up his wet fish stall in Goodge Place from Tuesday to Friday, ready to serve his customers from 7.15. Gossip. What’s on; music, meetings and events.
Page 5. News and features in Espanol.
Page 6. News and features in Bengali.
Page 7. News and features in Greek.
Page 8. News and features in Chinese.
Page 9. Darts league. Any kite for any height.
Page 10. Pensioners’ corner.
Page 11. Fitzrovia’s dotty duke, by Mike Pentelow; A prime minister and and eccentric duke were both members of the family that gave many of their names to the streets of Fitzrovia. School meals.
Page 12. Jenny Jenkins poodle. Homeless. The shape of freedom. Mural yes; In the last Tower we told you of the plans to brighten up the end wall of 8 Tottenham Street, facing Tottenham Court Road; The artworkers co-operative. Christmas greetings.
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