Heart Streatham Issue 54

We enjoyed the 10th Streatham Food Festival with a great community day out on Streatham Green last month and discovered some great new places to eat on the Food tour. Well done to everybody involved.

See streatham space Project’s programme for the second two-week long South London Comedy festival in the centre of this issue. take a look and get booking fast – there are top-notch comedy stars performing here in Streatham, and the shows are likely to sell out!

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Image of 2019 General election in Streatham
One thing is certain about the 12 December’s General Election; Streatham will be getting a new MP, so we’ve been meeting the main Party Parliamentary Candidates to find out a bit more about them on a personal level.  Bell Ribeiro-Addy. Labour Streatham resident Bell grew up in a council house in Brixton in an extended Ghanaian family. Her mother ran a nursery and education was a top priority. A keen reader Bell excelled at school and credits and exceptional teacher for her to winning an Assisted Place at Streatham and Clapham High School.  She studied Biomedical Science with Ethics at the... Read more...
Photo of Phoenix Book Award pupil winners from Streatham and Clapham High School this year
Launched in 2008, The Phoenix Book Award is a literary prize judged by children from Years 6, 7 & 8 in Lambeth. For the second year Streatham & Clapham High School hosted the awards in May, giving pupils from ten Lambeth schools the opportunity to quiz, review and vote for their favourite authors. As well as Streatham and Clapham High Schools senior and junior departments, participating Streatham schools this year included Bishop Thomas Grant and Dunraven.  The Awards help keep Lambeth pupils reading during transition years (Y5 to Y8) when they may stop. In a series of stages over the... Read more...