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Life sentences for thugs who beat father-of-two to death in community centre attack

Streatham Guardian:

3:50pm Friday 31st October 2014

Thugs who beat a man to death in a vicious assault at a community centre have been sentenced for their part in the attack.

Ghosts, screaming spirits and hauntings: Which are the most spooky places?

Streatham Guardian:

1:29pm Friday 31st October 2014

Tonight is the night when some believe the spirits of the dead rise up.

Send us your scariest Halloween pictures

Streatham Guardian:

11:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Halloween is upon us again and even the squirrels are in on it. 

Surgeon found dead in Syrian prison was unlawfully killed, jury finds

Streatham Guardian: Dr Abbas Khan

12:34pm Monday 27th October 2014

A surgeon who was found dead in a Syrian prison was unlawfully killed, a jury has found.

Pensions impasse leads to four-day firefighter strike

Streatham Guardian:

3:00am Monday 27th October 2014

Firefighters in England have announced a four-day strike.

Streatham and Clapham High School welcomes Robert Winston and Duke of York

Streatham Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Streatham and Clapham High School was transformed into a conference centre to welcome Robert Winston and the Duke of York.

Boris Johnson's new 'crime dashboard' promises to help Londoners track crime in their neighbourhood

Streatham Guardian:

9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

How many burglaries have there been where you live?

MI6 'did not want' Epsom surgeon Abbas Khan freed from Syrian jail, inquest into his death hears

Streatham Guardian: Dr Abbas Khan

12:26pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Claims that MI6 "did not want" a doctor returned from a Syrian jail to the UK has emerged at an inquest into his death.

Major travel disruption in south London after person hit by train

Streatham Guardian:

3:50pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Trains are not stopping at stations between Crystal Palace and Balham via Streatham Hill after a person was hit by a train earlier this afternoon.

Letter to the Editor: Sign my petition to say 'yes to homes'

Streatham Guardian:

4:57pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

As a resident of Streatham, I’m concerned about the lack of serious local debate on the homes we need in our community when there’s clearly a big problem.

Comedian Paul Merton recalls growing up in Morden, schooldays in Wimbledon and surviving on fish paste sandwiches in Streatham

Streatham Guardian:

9:49am Tuesday 14th October 2014

The comedian recounted his journey from Morden Hall Road to a job at Tooting Employment Office and two years' of fish paste sandwiches in a Streatham bedsit while he climbed the comedy ladder.

Doctor went through "hell" in Syrian prison before his death

Streatham Guardian:

3:50pm Monday 13th October 2014

A British doctor who was tortured and died in Syria told his mother life in a notorious prison was like being in a "living grave", his inquest heard today.

UPDATE: Industrial action by ambulance workers to continue all week in Surrey and London

Streatham Guardian:

8:07am Monday 13th October 2014

Poll: NHS workers were striking this morning between 7am and 11am over a national pay dispute. Were they in the right?

Mother of Epsom doctor found 'hanged' in a Syrian jail cell tells inquest of her mercy mission

Streatham Guardian:

1:16pm Monday 13th October 2014

A fearless mother has told of her journey to Syria in a desperate bid to rescue her son from prison where he later died, his inquest heard today.

Family hope "justice is done" at inquest into surgeon's death in Syrian custody

Streatham Guardian:

8:10am Monday 13th October 2014

The bereaved family of a brave surgeon who died in a Syrian jail hope that the truth comes out and justice is done at his inquest which starts today.

Thugs guilty of community centre murder after brutally attacking father-of-two sitting quietly at computer

Streatham Guardian:

4:50pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Thugs who viciously assaulted a father-of-two in an attack from which he never recovered have been found guilty of killing him.

Award nomination for mother of teen murdered in Streatham ice rink

Streatham Guardian:

12:45pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A mother campaigning against youth-on-youth violence following her son's murder outside Streatham ice rink seven years ago has been nominated for an international award.

Disappearance of "very intelligent" Ewell family man completely out of character, says friend

Streatham Guardian:

9:30am Friday 19th September 2014

The friend of an "intelligent and gentlemanly" father missing from Ewell has said he is very concerned by his out-of-character disappearance.

Poll results: Our readers back Scotland No vote

Streatham Guardian:

9:13am Friday 19th September 2014

Our readers have backed last night’s Scottish referendum poll saying the country should stay in the United Kingdom.

Have your say on Scotland: Should they stay or go?

Streatham Guardian:

9:20am Thursday 18th September 2014

People in Scotland will have their say today. But what do you think? Should they stay or should they go?

Teenage boys charged with robbery and stealing a moped

Streatham Guardian: An image of the type of moped

5:50am Friday 5th September 2014

Two teenage boys have been charged with a number of robberies and the theft of moped.

VIDEO: Has your school signed up to our Young Reporter scheme?

Streatham Guardian:

11:44am Thursday 4th September 2014

London’s most talented teenage journalists received awards at a special ceremony in July.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Streatham Guardian: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Polish man accused of going equipped to steal was casually dressed in court

Streatham Guardian: Dr Bryan McIntosh was cleared of any wrong-doing at Kingston Crown Court today

9:53am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Dawid Tychon, 29, of Ellison Road, Streatham, was remanded in custody at Kingston Crown Court for a hearing in November.

Family trying to trace fire hero

Streatham Guardian:

10:14am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A family is trying to trace a man who broke down their door and evacuated their block of flats after a fire broke out destroying their home.

PICTURES: Flat badly damaged following fire

Streatham Guardian:

9:53am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A flat is badly damaged after a blaze yesterday afternoon.

Six engines tackling flat blaze

Streatham Guardian:

5:56pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

London Fire Brigade is dealing with a flat fire in Fayland Avenue, on the border of Streatham and Wandsworth.

Police hunting for thieves who stole van carrying up to 300 blood samples call off the search due to lack of evidence

Streatham Guardian: Epsom and St Helier Hospital has had a contract with Mitie since June 1

1:40pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Anyone who submitted a blood sample before yesterday's theft, at any one of nine south west London surgeries, or Croydon Hospital, could be affected.

Drunks will be forced to wear 'sobriety tags' in crime crackdown

Streatham Guardian:

3:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Drunken yobs will be forced to stay sober and made to wear so-called ‘sobriety tags’ in a scheme unveiled by Boris Johnson in Croydon this morning.

Dog walker describes moment man punched woman on Tooting Common

Streatham Guardian:

11:25am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A dog walker has expressed his outrage after witnessing a man punch a woman in the face on Tooting Common.

Behind-the-scenes: Imperial War Museum to showcase 1,300 new items after £40m revamp

Streatham Guardian:

11:36am Thursday 17th July 2014

The brutality of war has been given a human face at long last in the £40m revamped Imperial War Museum (IWM).

Heatwave alert issued as temperatures set to reach 29 degrees in London

Streatham Guardian: Use sunscreen: Watch those rays: Photo PA Photo/JupiterImages Corporation.

2:51pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

The Government's public health service has issued a heatwave warning as temperatures creep towards the 30 degrees Celsius mark in London and Surrey this week.

Missing girl, 8, believed to have been taken from mother by Bolivia-bound father

Streatham Guardian:

10:54am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Police have said they are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 8-year-old girl from Streatham.

Flasher guilty of indecent exposure in Mitcham

Streatham Guardian:

10:26am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A 41-year-old man who exposed himself in Mitcham has been released on bail.

Met Police reserves jobs for Londoners only

Streatham Guardian: Surbiton police office slated for closure

9:39am Monday 14th July 2014

Police constables in London will be recruited exclusively from people who live in the capital, it has been announced today.

Two stabbed after car chase in Streatham - police appeal

Streatham Guardian:

12:32pm Monday 14th July 2014

Police in Lambeth are appealing for witnesses and information after a serious assault on two men in Streatham.

More countdown clocks to appear at road crossings, announces TfL

Streatham Guardian:

3:10pm Friday 11th July 2014

More pedestrian crossings will get "how-long-have-I-got?" countdown signs as part of a new safety action plan for London's roads.

Boris ex-head held over 'sex abuse'

Streatham Guardian: London mayor Boris Johnson was a pupil at the prep school

9:42am Friday 11th July 2014

The former headmaster of a prep school attended by London mayor Boris Johnson has been arrested on suspicion of historic sex assaults.

Crystal knob sets Clapham bedroom on fire

Streatham Guardian:

11:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A beaming crystal knob sent a bedroom up in flames after the sun refracted through it.

Clapham 5-year-old chops off hair for kids with cancer

Streatham Guardian:

1:20am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A five-year-old little girl made a big decision to cut off her hair for children who have lost theirs through cancer treatment.

Clapham woman wins best-dressed at Sandown Park's Ladies Day

Streatham Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Red, white and blue proved to be popular colours for attire at this year’s Ladies’ Day at Sandown Park.

Cash no longer accepted on London buses

Streatham Guardian: Estate residents want the K2 and K3 bus routes to ake them to Kingston town centre bus station

8:21am Monday 7th July 2014

London's buses are no longer accepting cash as part of a raft of reforms.

Pet Shop Boy Neil Tennant adds support to Lambeth College strikers

Streatham Guardian:

12:26pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Neil Tennant sent the union a picture of him holding up a poster that said ‘Lambeth UCU: Your fight is our fight.’

Revellers say no to Glastonbury and yes to Overground festival

Streatham Guardian:

11:50am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Revellers shunned the mud of Glastonbury in favour of four days of fun at the Crystal Palace Overground Festival.

Clapham care home marks start of World War One

Streatham Guardian:

1:50am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A Clapham care home commemorated the centenary of World War I with a flag bearing and afternoon of entertainment.

Latest Nine Elms model reveals scale of billion-pound development

Streatham Guardian: A map of the site

8:10am Monday 30th June 2014

An unveiling of one of the biggest regeneration projects in Europe, due to transform a corner of the borough, produced mixed feelings from residents.

UPDATE: 16-year-old stabbed in Mitcham as two teenagers are robbed and girl arrested

Streatham Guardian: Police are hunting for a man after a robbery and assault in Morden this morning.

5:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Police have confirmed a 16-year-old boy was taken to hospital with stab wounds after a fight broke out on Monday evening.

VIDEO: Wimbledon ball girls describe tough training regime

Streatham Guardian: Ball girls: Emma Mcloughlin, left, and Grace McCormack get ready for action.

5:40am Monday 23rd June 2014

Hundreds of teenagers from schools across London and Surrey will be in the spotlight at the championships in Wimbledon next week.

Warehouse in Nine Elms to become 510 new homes and 'cultural space'

Streatham Guardian: A CGI of the plans

10:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

Christies Fine Arts Warehouse in Nine Elms has been given the green light to be transformed into 510 homes.

Heathrow Won't Listen: Anti-third runway campaigners choose top film

Streatham Guardian: People voting for the winning film at Richmond Theatre

8:38am Thursday 19th June 2014

David Cameron and other party leaders are about to get an influx of anti Heathrow expansion movies thrust under their noses after a contest on the issue saw a filmmaking team win £10,000.







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