Heart Streatham Issue 50

Streatham Spring!
Happy 5th birthday to us for our 50th issue! We’ve worked with inStreatham (who run the Business Improvement District) to chart changes in our area since we launched. see the Streatham Space Project’s new programme in the centre of this issue – please look, book, support and enjoy our wonderful arts and community hub.

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Photo of Friends of Tooting Common Fun Dog Show, 2019
The annual Fun Dog Show was held on 9th June on Tooting Bec Common.  100 dogs entered in the show, from chihuahuas and terrier puppies up to a Great Dane and an Irish Wolfhound (a previous winner of Best Puppy). There were about 450 spectators and competitors. Judges included Rosena Allin-Khan (MP for Tooting), Cllr Jane Cooper (Mayor of Wandsworth), Jacqueline Said (the Dogs of Tooting Common), Jennifer and Lauren (from Streatham Hill Vets), and Downtown Woof. Classes included Most Handsome Dog, Prettiest Bitch, Young and Junior Handlers, and Best Trick. In the Young and Junior Handler... Read more...
Image of Plastic Free Streatham group
Plastic Free groups are popping up all over the place these days for very good reason: twelve million tons of plastic pollution is finding its way into our oceans every year.  Even more is dumped on land, in our lakes, rivers and buried in the soil. Plastic can take hundreds of years to decompose, ultimately breaking down into dangerous and harmful micro particles in our seas. The production of plastic is also contributing to global warming and therefore climate change. We formed Plastic Free Streatham at the end of last year, following a post on Streatham Mums Network about environmental... Read more...