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Picture of "Scenes from the life of St Martin of Tours" by Winifred Knights

Winifred Margaret Knights was born in Streatham in 1899, and attended James Allen’s Girls School. From 1915 she...

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Image of planning application including Marks and Spencer in the Megabowl development in Streatham Hill

As trailed previously in Heart Streatham, we are pleased to say that Marks & Spencer are coming to Streatham! London Square...

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Streatham Common in the autumn

Streatham Common is a special place. It's an oasis of green and quiet, even when yards from the A23. It's a superb outdoor gym for fitness fans...

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Image representing Streatham's Crossrail 2 campaign

Streatham has always surprised. Many know we have one of the longest commercial high roads in Europe, but if you didn't live here...

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By: Morag Palmer, Lambeth South Cluster Inspector

Your Safer Neighbourhood teams are working hard for you here in South...

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Tucked away in very special locations in Streatham are two very special nursery schools for children aged 2-5; The Crescent III Kindergarten,...

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The Streatham Season begins, with a succession of fab Festivals to look forward to over summer.

The Furzedown Summer Festival 2016 June...

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Streatham Common Co-operative and the Friends of Streatham Common are gearing up for a packed summer of theatre, musical events and children's...

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Image of award winning portrait by local artist Sam Fellowes

We were delighted to hear that Sam Fellowes (who created the stunning book mural at Hitherfield School) is one of 53 artists selected, from 2,557...

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Image of the Streatham Supremes, ice stars of the furture

By: Trudy Ward

Every Saturday morning at 5.30am, 27 members of the Streatham Supreme Skaters’ Club, aged seven to adult train at Streatham...

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Image of the incinerator plume pollution effects area on a map

By: Ashley, Plume Plotter
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The new mayor’s plans to reduce air pollution...

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Image of UK and EU flags

To paraphrase the immortal lyrics by The Clash, “should we stay or should we go?” To Brexit or Remain in Streatham. This is the...

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Photo of Azzurri Pizzeria's 2nd shop on the Streatham High Road

We pleased to announce Streatham Vale's finest, the incredibly popular Azzurri Pizzeria is bringing their organic, fresh and hand-chosen...

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Battersea Power Station Foundation are a significant new local funder offering support to the voluntary and community sector (VCS) in Lambeth....

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Photo of a performer at the Wandsworth arts fringe

ART, THEATRE, COMEDY, CABARET, MUSIC, PUPPETRY and more! MAY 6-22 at dozens of venues across Wandsworth: Battersea, Tooting, Balham, Wimbledon and...

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Photo by rick Webb of Streatham Redskins celebrating a goal against Oxford

By: Jules Cliff
Photos: Rick Webb

The last few weeks of the 15/16 season have been an absolute roller...

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Logo of the DOLPH Project in Streatham

DOLPH is a visual arts project based in Streatham Hill, run by two artists, Paul Cole and Natasha Kahn. We put on six exhibitions a year and each...

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Photo of Jazzbomb's trumpeter in their performance at Hideaway in Streatham

By: Penny Garcevs

A swinging, foot-stomping joyous evening with Ray Gelato and the Giants brought a taste of New...

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Photo of Dr Johnson Avenue on Tooting Common

By: Jonathan Bartley

The trial closure of Dr Johnson Avenue has generated huge local feeling since Heart...

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Image of Metropolitn Police logo

By: Cllr Robert Hill

Lambeth council has adopted a new model of service delivery for crime reduction. The council...

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Photo of Queen Alexandra visiting a pageant in her honour in Streatham Town Hall in May of 1916

May 1916; The Great War that had been believed would last for mere weeks was nearing the end of its second year. Married men were about to be made...

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Photo of Streatham Hockey captain Joe Johnston

For the past two seasons Streatham’s ice hockey team have implemented a medium term plan to move away from the use of the Redskins name in...

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Photo of Tooting Bec Lido where the South London Swimming Club meet

There’s more to Tooting Bec Lido than horrendous queues on hot summer days. Membership of South London Swimming Club gives you access to the lido...

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