Author Archives: Linus Rees

Far from the Madding Crowd restored

Screen writer Frederic Raphael gave a brief and witty introduction to John Schlesinger’s 1967 adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Far from the Madding Crowd at the Barbican Cinema last night (Monday 16 March). The newly restored and re-issued film is at cinemas … Continue reading

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Local charity is awarded £100,000 towards new youth club

Originally posted on Fitzrovia News:
Plans by a local charity to create a new youth club for hundreds of young people were given a boost this month with a £100,000 grant. Fitzrovia Youth in Action (FYA) were awarded the money by…

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A round up of the last week of news in Fitzrovia 28-01-2015

This is a slightly edited version of the latest Fitzrovia News email newsletter. You can receive it by subscribing here. 

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Camden’s West End Project revised proposals for cabinet meeting 21 January 2015

My rather crappy news report (too much information to digest) for Fitzrovia News on Camden’s West End Project plans is now published here.

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Answering some questions about living in Fitzrovia

In May 2014 I was asked some questions about living in Fitzrovia by a journalist writing for The London Magazine. The article eventually appeared here, while the full set of questions and my answers are below.

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It’s time to drain the swamp and stop attracting the pestilence

This is a slightly edited version of the latest email newsletter which I wrote for Fitzrovia News. (If you want to keep up to date with bad news and our somewhat hapless efforts to keep an eye on property developers, Camden … Continue reading

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