Heart Streatham articles

Photo of shared gazebo between Streatham Action, Streatham Festival and inStreatham all hosted by Heart Streatham

We do love to have a pop at the big and powerful from our soapbox but there are some fabulous things happening behind the scenes that we wanted to...

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Image of multiple Streatham Festival events to come at the upcoming festival 4 - 11 July 2015

By: Lettie McKie
Streatham Festival is back for its 14th year on 4-11 July. The theme this year is Coming of Age, as Streatham becomes an...

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Photo of Alma Gitana all together

By Lettie Mckie

Café Barcelona celebrated their first year with a World Music Festival featuring Gipsy Swing, Fado, Latin and Flamenco...

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Photo of Kite day 2014 on Streatham Common

It's been a gorgeously bright Springtime since our last issue came out. We've very much enjoyed bright blooms of picture shares on social media of...

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Photo of threacherous and dangerous un-maintained pavements on the Streatham High Road

A big reason we launched Heart Streatham last year was to support the shops and business in Streatham, to showcase great stuff on our doorstep and...

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Photo of Woodfield Recreation Ground's pavilion in the field

 Throughout its history, most of the Woodfield recreation ground (WRG) has remained in existence as open land. No permanent substantial buildings...

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Photo of Telford Park Tennis Club men's champinship final

By: Sarah Hymas
As SW19 gears up for another thrill-filled fortnight of scintillating sport, here in SW16 players are also dusting off their...

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Photo of kites at Streatham Common Kite Day

Family fun

With displays from a variety of enthusiasts as well as stalls selling kites and all things kite related, the 2015 Kite Day...

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Photo of Shout Hiar shop frontage across from Hideaway Cafe on the Streatham High Road

Shout Hair will be styling top international tennis stars at Wimbledon Fortnight later this month!

Shout is very proud to have been given...

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Image of Metropolitan Police logo

By: Morag Palmer, South Lambeth Cluster Inspector

This month saw the beginning of a new collaboration with the inStreatham Business...

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Photo of The Earl ferrers and Rice Republic offerings from the Streatham Food Festival

The Streatham Food Festival is back on 3rd-7th June with a huge range food to try and buy from local eateries of all shapes and sizes. One of the...

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Photo of Streatham Women's Institute on a night out reviewing a local restaurant

The usual format of a WI meal out is that we sign up, I book, people drop out, more join the list and generally fewer than expected turn up. This...

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Photo of the Lambeth Archaeological Society winning award for lifetime achievement

On Tuesday 19th May at the Novotel, Lambeth Road the Southwark and Lambeth Archaeological Society celebrated its 50 years in promoting and saving...

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Photo of Sigmatak Film Competition 2014 winner Charlotte Thomas being presented with her prize an Apple iMac by Tahir Alvi.

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Sigmatak Limited, a London based Information Security Consultancy has been running a film making...

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Icon for Ashley Jordan's One Stop Organisers

Moving home is a stressful time; choosing the right removal company will make things so much easier.  
1. Ask someone you know for a...

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Photo of lovely flowers on Streatham Common in the Spring

Over the past few weeks the Financial Times, Londonist.com, Time Out  and other have written glowing reviews of Streatham restaurants, cafes, pubs...

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Image of the Café Barcelona Festival promotional poster

Firstly we want to wish Café Barcelona's happy birthday! They opened their doors on the 5th of June 2014 and we want to help them celebrate their...

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Photo of Streatham Hustings, 14th of April at Streatham Baptist Church

It's been hustings season since February, when Keep our NHS Public kicked off the first at Streatham Library. In March Dunraven School hosted the...

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Photo of local Streatham Safer Neighbourhood Team Officers

Following on from my last article and continuing with the series of articles related to Safer Neighbourhood teams, I thought I would explain a...

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Photo of The Cutting Room hairdressers and salon on the Streatham High Road

Here at Heart Streatham towers we have come up with a scheme to provide the definitive guide to hair and beauty salons in the Streatham area....

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Photo of interior detail of St Leonards Church in Streatham

Streatham's most historic building, St. Leonard's church,  will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of its rebirth after a devastating fire in...

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Photo of certificates and awards for Brigstock Skin and Laser Centre staff and management

It's hard to believe that one of the most advanced and high tech medical facilities in London can be found on a busy side road just off Thornton...

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Photo of Telford Avenue in Streatham Hill

A conversation with Joe Laurence of Beresford Residential and James Brooks of Brooks Estates

What is the state of the...

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Photo of Sara Smyth and her baby Carys who has Williams Syndrome

By: Sara Smyth

Not many people have heard of Williams Syndrome, a rare genetic condition affecting 1 in 10,000 children in the UK. 

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