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Image of the Vectis, a P&O liner that Florence Nightingale took to the Crimea

One of Streatham’s historical residents, Arthur Anderson, was born in 1792 at Böd of Gremista in Lerwick in the Shetland Islands.  As a boy he...

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Image of local magnolia tree by Philip Moran

Vodafone has lost its appeal to reverse planning refusal to erect a telecom mast overlooking Tooting Common because the mast...

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Spires volunteer and support request

Spires was established in 1990 and is a day centre in Streatham supporting 800+ homeless and disadvantaged people all year round.

We aim to...

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Image of Edgar Rice Burroughs, the creator of Tarzan, with Maureen O'Sullivan and Johnny Weismuller

As March brings us Mothering Sunday or widely now also called Mother’s Day one small Streatham resident would not have had much opportunity to...

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Image of the inStreatham BID Motehrs Day specials

What better way to treat Mum than to book her an indulgent pampering session at one of Streatham’s many award-winning local salons and spas?  ...

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Image of Pooh and Tigger eating honey, as Illustrated in 1924 by EH Shepard of Streatham

It was 25 years ago, on the 10th March 1992, that Streatham's link with Winnie the Pooh went up in flames.

St. Andrew's Church stood in...

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Image of office closed notice on Streatham's Police base

It’s not murder most ‘orrible, well not in this case at least, but could be worse over time for our area. We have late-breaking intel from local...

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Just when all the news is of the next big crime target being cyrbecrime, along comes a low-tech, old-school way in which local people are being...

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Image of the front cover of The Streatham Sketchbook, by Mireille Galinou and Jiro Osuga

Streatham has been associated with the arts for centuries. Craftsmen created the fancy tiling for royal palaces from the unique clays in the...

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Image of the cover of Dr Nilu of brigstock Skin and Laser's Healthy Recipe Booklet

That’s right. Not only can counting calories and undertaking vigorous exercise make loosing weight difficult, research suggests it can actually...

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Image of bus lane proposals for the streatham High Road

Consultation closes 14 Mar 2017
TfL are proposing an extension to the current bus lane in a northerly direction between Becmead Avenue and...

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Jimmy of Streatham Wine House

We had some great news in over the holdiay period. Streatham Wine House released reports that one could lose weight by drinking red wine and the...

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Image of the Greyhoud Bar in Streatham, one site of "Our" streets project

It took three years for Tesco to tear down the Streatham swimming baths, the original ice rink and the bus garage then build the existing leisure...

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Image of Morrisons site where a new M&S Food hall will open in Streatham

The South London Liberal Synagogue, in Prentis Rd. has announced “The Abraham’s Tent Project”, which aims to raise £50,...

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Red roses fron here in Streatham for Valentines Day

Not only has Streatham got the longest High Street in Europe, it is also packed full of hidden treasurers and delights that are perfect for...

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Photo of the inside of the refurbished Streatham Hill Theatre

Beacon Bingo, part of the Praesepe Group, has announced an opportunity to work with businesses to replace Beacon Bingo at the Grade Two listed...

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Image of Suffragettes marching in Streatham

By: David Wright

The recent Women’s Marches in London and across the world, a global movement for rights, it seems appropriate to recall...

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Image of a group on a woodland walk of the Great North Wood in Streatham Common

by Sam Bentley-Toon

Stretching from Deptford to Croydon, the Great North Wood was a vast tract of woodland and wooded commons that was...

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Image of Streatham High Road shops

By: Louise Abbots
inStreatham Business Improvement District

Hundreds of local businesses are set to see dramatic changes to the...

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Image of Sunnyhill Primary School from Sunnyhill road in Streatham

When the children of Sunnyhill Primary School unanimously request for more art, the staff listened and ‘Art Week’ was born. This term the school...

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Image of Rookery Rock Gardens in Streatham Common's Rookery

The Rookery at Streatham Common is a Grade 2 Listed Garden on the register of Historic England. It was from redevelopment through a fundraising...

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Image od tag cloud with big data terms and police "Be Safe" logo

Recently Jane and I attended a course on Investigative Journalism with the London College of Communications. One aspect of the course was data...

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Image of Jodie Kidd and passenger driving a vintage car up the Streatham High Road past Streatham Common on the London to Brighton Vintage Car Run

After lots of Halloween fun from our local sports stars on ice – the Streatham Redhawks and Streatham Supremes – we got to see some exciting...

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Image of proposed Streatham and Mitcham constituency from the Boundaries Commission website geospatial map

After the general election of  2010 , the coalition government set out an objective to cut the cost of government, and make representation fairer...

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