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Election campaigning for the forthcoming local council elections on Thursday 5 May continued in earnest this past week as the pre-election period officially got underway. Electoral wards are different this year after the boundary commission altered their number and shape.
Plans to cram more rooms into a windowless hotel which is undergoing construction four and five storeys below the streets of Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia have been rejected by Camden Council’s planning committee.
A new film tells the love story of two cabaret performers and disability rights activists who met at a gig, fell in love and became the driving force behind a campaign of direct action that led to the passing of the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act.
Tudor Allen, archivist at Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre, will give an illustrated online talk in April on the highlights from the borough’s collection of photographs, art works, rare books, archives and ephemera.
Westminster Council validated 19 planning applications in the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association amenity society area during March. There is also one appeal against a decision to refuse planning permission.