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This was the last edition of Tower Community Newspaper ever produced. Fitzrovia’s community newspaper production was taken up by a different team and was published as Fitzrovia Neighbourhood News, the first edition appearing in November 1980. Front Page. Triumph that nearly turned into … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Front Page. Health service cuts will hit Fitzrovia; Community Health Council, NHS, Middlesex Hospital, Mortimer Street, by Judith Dainton. Cross your digits; plans for Tottenham Court Road police station laid out. EMI again; After 12 years as a caretaker on … Continue reading
Front Page. Nick to stay but watch fine print; Tottenham Court Road police station. Meanwhile back at the car park; Camden council have been snubbed by the GLC in their attempt to buy the police station car park site in … Continue reading
Front Page. Nassau St tenants fight Sheik up; plans to turn housing into luxury hotels for families of private patients of the Middlesex Hospital, by Mike Pentelow. Farewell…; Local activists Patrick Ensor and Judith Thomas are leaving Fitzrovia to live … Continue reading
Front Page: New homes at last, but for whom? Camden and Westminster councils; Whitfield Street, Percy Buildings; Scala Street, Goodge Place, Fitzroy Street, conway Street, by Stephen Mullin. Frank Dobson chosen as Labour candidate for Holborn and St Pancras, by … Continue reading
Front Page. Save local nick: the fight is on; Tottenham Court Road police station. Help! Tower needs writers, editors and distributors; Keys for trees; Bedford Square access; Clean gone away: the Warren Baths; Nick Bailey writes about the St Pancras … Continue reading
Front Page: Playground nears its £18,000 target; Whitfield Street (Place); The Warren. Squatters win court battle; Huntley Street; Police flats. Stop Press! Dispute over Tower editorial; public meeting at Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Centre; Don Collis, Patrick Ensor.
Front Page. Agents caught out at sly tricks; landlords try to hike rent; East Marylebone tenants; Kenneth Baker MP. New survey needs volunteers; housing in Westminster; Community Housing Association; empty homes in Gosfield Street and Middleton Buildings (now Middleton Place). … Continue reading
Front Page. ‘Action now’ call by housing survey; housing action area. Rain spares Fitzrovia’s festivities; Fitzrovia Festival. Playground needs £15,000 face-lift; Whitfield Street, Whitfield Place, The Warren. Picture: the happy festival crowd in Charlotte Street.