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Green Party Deputy Leader comes to Kingston

Streatham Guardian: Deputy Leader of the Green Party at Kingston University

12:59pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

This year, for the first time, Kingston University has a Young Green Society and they have a very special guest speaker. Amelia Womack, the Deputy Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales is visiting to give a speech about the Young Greens.

Warren Mead Head for the Hills!

Streatham Guardian: Warren Mead Head for the Hills!

9:05am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A group of Year 6 children went on an off-road adventure across Epsom Downs to Ashtead. The route obviously involved a lot of hills along with an intricate part through the trees on single tracks. We had to use all our ‘MTB’ skills to negotiate the tricky terrain such as low branches, tree stumps, roots, gulleys and mud!

YOUR SAY: Warren Mead Juniors Green Fingers Award!

Streatham Guardian: Warren Mead Juniors Green Fingers award!

9:05am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Heather and Erin were very excited to represent Warren Mead Junior School on Sunday. They were presented with the Green Fingers Award by Charlie Dimmock at Woodcote Nurseries. The girls said how lovely she was as they told her all about our gardening project at school.

Visit by Chris Grayling MP to West Ewell Infant School

Streatham Guardian: Visit by Chris Grayling MP to West Ewell Infant School

1:48pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

West Ewell Infant School and Nursery has undergone a significant redevelopment in order to become a four-form infant school. We have had a new hall, kitchen and School Reception office built and to celebrate the artistic talent of our children, we commissioned a beautiful mural by talented artist Becci Kenning, to capture our class name trees throughout the seasons. Each tree is pictured in a particular season, some in blossom, some about to lose their leaves, others in full summer bloom.

Lambeth's Kate calls on local youth to become their own boss

Streatham Guardian: Lambeth's Kate calls on local youth to become their own boss

11:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A young woman from Lambeth – who has made her childhood dreams come true by setting up in business with help from The Prince’s Trust – is now calling on the city’s unemployed youth to create their own job and become their own boss.

GOOD NEIGHBOUR HONOURED FOR LONG SERVICE TO LAMBETH COMMUNITY

Streatham Guardian: GOOD NEIGHBOUR HONOURED FOR LONG SERVICE TO LAMBETH COMMUNITY

9:54am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A dedicated volunteer who has devoted more than 23 years to helping run the Lambeth housing estate where he lives has been honoured at a glittering awards night.

Streatham woman laces up her running shoes for Breast Cancer Care WomenOnly Run

9:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Kat Simmons, from Streatham, will be taking on the Breast Cancer Care WomenOnly Run in Richmond Park on Saturday 18 October. She is running to show her support to her mother, who was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in July.

Academic Success for Banstead girl

8:57am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Former Greenacre School pupil, Elizabeth Donkin of Banstead, has just heard that she is the recipient of this year's 2014 prize for the Best Materials Project awarded by the University of Southampton's Engineering materials group on behalf of the Worshipful Company of Armourers and Braisiers for her project "The Effects of Chemical Composition and Annealing Temperature on the Shape Memory Thin Films." The prize is worth £250 and there is a medal which will be handed over publicly to Elizabeth at the Annual Postgraduate Conference on 22nd October in Southampton.

Outdoor cinema screening raises £8,000 for children's brain injury charity

Streatham Guardian:

3:07pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Crowds flocked to the home of a leading children’s charity which was converted into an outdoor cinema for the day.

Teenager to release single to raise money for ecstasy death friend's charity

Streatham Guardian:

5:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A teenage musician is to release a single in tribute to his school friend, who died after taking ecstasy earlier this year. 

PICTURES: Parishioners show off talents to celebrate a church’s centenary

Streatham Guardian:

4:53pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Parishioners showed off their many talents over the weekend to celebrate a church’s centenary.

Mum About Town with Angellica Bell: 'Was my sixth Great North Run a challenge too far?'

Streatham Guardian: Mum about town with Angellica Bell: I've become an over-excited mother

5:20am Sunday 14th September 2014

Angellica digs deep to conquer the Great North Run for a children's medical research charity.

Princess Alice Hospice looking for Dublin marathon runners

Streatham Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Challenge yourself to run a marathon and raise money for a worthy cause.

Friends and customers to strut down catwalk at charity fashion show

Streatham Guardian:

10:08am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Friends and customers are getting ready to strut their stuff in a boutique’s charity fashion show.

A close shave for council leader raises £4,000 for charity

Streatham Guardian:

9:20am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Councillor Stephen Alambritis spent two months growing a beard for charity.

Unsung Hero: Businessman turned charity worker helping disabled people

Streatham Guardian:

5:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

David Broughton turned to charity work following the collapse of his lighting business.

Charity celebrating 25 years of helping Croydon families seeks volunteers

Streatham Guardian: Adult and child holding hands (9949635)

5:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

A charity that gives emotional and practical help to families is celebrating 25 years of working in Croydon.

Auction night raises thousands in memory of car crash victims

Streatham Guardian:

9:14am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

An auction night has ensured there will be not one, but two memorial benches for a "lovely" mother and son killed in a car crash.

Hundred mile challenge for hospice

Streatham Guardian:

3:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A man completed a tough 100-mile challenge in less than 40 hours in aid of the hospice that cared for his friends.

Former mayor of Elmbridge gives thousands to charity

Streatham Guardian:

2:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Former mayor of Elmbridge has donated the funds that had been raised during his year in office.

West Norwood new Leisure Center

Streatham Guardian: West Norwood new Leisure Center

8:54am Wednesday 6th August 2014

Finally West Norwood Leisure Center has opened. The new facilities are great however on the main access way, rubbish are left whithout any respect for those who visit the center. It's certainly a bad image and nasty welcome for the 'Feel good place'.

Crystal Palace Overground Festival

Streatham Guardian: Crystal Palace Overground Festival ©2013 Guy Milnes

9:22am Friday 20th June 2014

The 8th Crystal Palace Overground Festival is taking this year’s event to the next level with four days of festivities and 172 performers and artistes taking part.

Stevie Wonder Comes To Streatham… Hideaway To Host Three Tribute Nights To Soul Legend

Streatham Guardian: Stevie Wonder Comes To Streatham… Hideaway To Host Three Tribute Nights To Soul Legend

12:01pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Motown’s main man Stevie Wonder is headlining Calling Festival at Clapham Common this month, but if you’re not able to make it, you might just be in luck.

Run-down murals on Lambeth Walk to be restored to former glory

Streatham Guardian: YOU’LL FIND US ALL, DOIN’ UP THE LAMBETH WALK!

9:11am Friday 30th May 2014

Five badly deteriorated murals in the capital's famous Lambeth Walk are about to be restored to their former glory - by residents.

Young people from Lambeth to perform alongside MOBO-winning rapper Akala

Streatham Guardian: Young people from Lambeth to perform alongside MOBO-winning rapper Akala

12:16pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

Thanks to an new project funded by Arts Council England, a group of young people from Lambeth are to draw inspiration from their family, friends and local environment before performing poetry and music at a free outdoor festival alongside MOBO-winning UK rapper Akala and R&B singer Ny.

Funding and support available for community food shops in Streatham

Streatham Guardian: Funding and support available for community food shops in Streatham

9:45am Friday 2nd May 2014

Our Urban Shop is a unique pilot project that will help urban communities overcome the issue of accessing good food and everyday provisions, through community-owned shops. The project will provide funding and advice to communities co-ordinated by community-ownership experts the Plunkett Foundation and Locality, and is funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Two weeks left for enterprises in Streatham to apply for funding and support

Streatham Guardian: Two weeks left for enterprises in Streatham to apply for funding and support

3:56pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Small local food enterprises in Streatham have just two weeks left to apply for funding and support from Urban Food Routes a unique partnership that will support them to thrive and benefit their local communities. Funded by the Mayor of London’s London Food Board and Seeds of Change®, and led by the Plunkett Foundation, the partnership also includes food-network London Food Link and social enterprise Growing Communities.

Letter: Bedroom Tax One Year On - End it now!

Streatham Guardian: Bedroom tax forcing hundreds in Brighton and Hove into arrears (Pic: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

8:21am Monday 31st March 2014

Letter to the Editor: "The government’s welfare reforms have caused great hardship for many thousands of people in London and Lambeth is no exception."

The Awareness Centre brings talking therapies to HMP Brixton Prison

Streatham Guardian:

8:40am Friday 21st March 2014

Your News: The Awareness Centre in Clapham has been awarded a contract by the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SlaM) to provide talking therapies to inmates in HMP Brixton Prison.

Do you know more about the Gipsy Hill Railway Station sign?

Streatham Guardian: Gipsy Hill Railway Station

2:00pm Friday 14th February 2014

Your News: I am not at all sure how it managed to find its way to North Yorkshire but it now hangs on a garden wall and is still in very good condition.

Young Enterprise success at The Norwood School

Streatham Guardian: Young Enterprise success at The Norwood School

2:21pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Your News: Sixth Form students won the trophy for The Best Sales Technique at the Young Enterprise Trade Fair conducted at Southside Shopping Centre, Wandsworth on Saturday 8th February.

Free walk in Lambeth this Saturday

Streatham Guardian: Crystal Palace Park

3:04pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

Your News: Passing through Lambeth on Saturday, see the amazing history of the banks of the River Thames - 2000 years of history.

Streatham Lib Dems choose Amna Ahmad as MP candidate for 2015

Streatham Guardian: Amna Ahmad will hope to oust Chuka Umunna as MP for Streatham next year

2:39pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Your News: Streatham Liberal Democrats have selected Amna Ahmad as Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary candidate for the Streatham constituency.

Young graduates enjoy day of pride

Streatham Guardian: Young graduates  enjoy day of pride

3:04pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Your News: Young ‘graduates’ enjoy day of pride Pupils and students from Lambeth Children's University donned robes and mortarboards for their very own graduation ceremony at London South Bank University.

Expert to talk at Leatherhead on gas extraction by Fracking

3:19pm Thursday 17th October 2013

Unconventional Oil and Gas Exploration or “Fracking” is the controversial scheme that could see gas extracted from the Surrey countryside.

Crystal Palace Garden Party 18th August

8:51am Wednesday 21st August 2013

Crystal palace Garden Party We attended the third day of the Crystal Palace Garden party on Sunday 18 August and stayed until the end. We thoroughly enjoyed the music and the atmosphere and the firework display at the end.

Lambeth police still hunting London rioters from 2011

Streatham Guardian: Police still hunt those responsible for disorder of 2011

2:00pm Thursday 8th August 2013

Your News: Police in Lambeth are releasing two images of men involved in the disorder of 2011 to the public in the hope that they may be able to identify them.

Ahmed Qasim still wanted by police a year later

Streatham Guardian: Ahmed Qasim - Wanted by Police

12:24pm Friday 2nd August 2013

Ahmed Qasim is wanted on a recall to prison after breaching his licence in August 2012.

Join my petition for toilets near Clapham Common tube station

Streatham Guardian: Clapham Common Station

1:04pm Thursday 25th July 2013

Your News: I've started a petition to ask Lambeth Council to provide public toilets near Clapham Common Tube.

Housing group puts its story in print to mark 10th anniversary

11:13am Tuesday 23rd July 2013

Your News: A tenant-run housing association with properties in Lambeth and the West Midlands has made history of its own after documenting its unique and inspiring story in a book.

Met Police launches summer anti-social behaviour initiative

1:46pm Thursday 18th July 2013

Your News: For the first time the Metropolitan Police Service [MPS] is taking coordinated action to target anti-social behaviour [ASB] across all 32 boroughs this summer aimed at stamping out issues that blight communities.

Lambeth Police Officer wins award for Youth Work

Streatham Guardian: Lambeth Police Officer wins award for Youth Work

1:42pm Thursday 18th July 2013

Your News: Lambeth borough police officer Sergeant Jack Rowlands was awarded the runners up trophy at The Howard League for Penal Reform's Annual Awards Ceremony held yesterday, Wednesday 17 July, in Central London.

Community sports and development boxing programme in Streatham Hill

Streatham Guardian: Darren Hill from Team Lambeth boxing club

1:19pm Monday 8th July 2013

Your News: Streatham community sports and development programmes are starting with the youth from mountearl gardens Streatham hill bringing exciting and controlled non contact boxing classes.

Two year ASBO for Traffic Light Beggar

Streatham Guardian: Two year ASBO for Traffic Light Beggar

4:10pm Thursday 4th July 2013

Your News: A prolific beggar has been issued a two year Anti Social Behaviour Order (ASBO).

Historic St Leonard's joins 200 Club

Streatham Guardian: Historic St Leonard's Joins 200 Club

12:46pm Thursday 4th July 2013

Your News: One of the oldest Church schools in the country, St Leonard’s Church of England Primary School in Streatham celebrated its 200th anniversary on 2nd July, with a whole day of music and dance performed by the school’s pupils.

Race for Life at Crystal Palace National Sports Centr

Streatham Guardian: Race for Life

2:01pm Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Your News: 20 year old Lucy Loveder from Kennington lost her mum to cancer 10 months ago and this week took part in Cancer Research UK's Race for Life at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre. She was joined by her friend Lauren who took part to remember her gymnastics tutor who was also tragically lost to cancer. For many it was a family day out with a mixture of sadness and joy.

Crystal Palace Overground Festival 'most successful event yet'

Streatham Guardian: Crystal Palace Overground Festival Review & online feedback survey

5:11pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013

Your News: Organisers of the seventh Crystal Palace Overground Festival are heralding the four day community arts festival the biggest, most successful event yet, with around 6,000 people attending the Westow Park day on Saturday 29 June.

Streatham rail depot demolition after campaign by residents

Streatham Guardian: Streatham rail depot demolition

10:00am Tuesday 2nd July 2013

Your News: Southern Rail has been forced to pull down and rebuild part of a train servicing depot put up without planning permission, following a big campaign by local residents and councillors.

Lambeth Schoolchildren Taste Britain’s Best Produce

Streatham Guardian: Lambeth Schoolchildren Taste Britain’s Best Produce

10:01am Tuesday 2nd July 2013

Your News: Recently over 11,500 pupils at 63 schools across the London Borough of Lambeth tucked into a meal featuring the finest produce Britain has to offer.

Norwood Park Falconry Display

8:43am Monday 1st July 2013

The Friends of Norwood Park mount a Falconry Display in the park on the 7th July between 2 & 4pm. Come and take part in the Flying Display and see the exotic birds for real. Refreshments available from the Hungry Hippo Cafe. The is an experience to be treasured says Friends Chairman Hippolyte Grigg.






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