Streatham's magazine - all about Streatham

Heart Streatham is THE quality monthly independent colour magazine all about living and shopping in Streatham. It's written and published by people who live in Streatham, for people who live and do business in Streatham.

Streatham is known far and wide for Polish pierogi to Jamaican jerk chicken to late night Lebanese takeaways, and restaurants catering for every possible taste. We aim to showcase this diverse community by providing you with local information featuring only local restaurants, shops and services. A sense of community is at the heart of what we do.

We want to show you there is no need to travel outside your local area to shop or to eat out when we have so much on our doorstep.

We ❤​ Streatham and we're sure you do too!

Pages

Summer skincare tips – How to prevent sun damage and premature ageing

It’s summertime. Hurray! The weather is warm. The days are long. It’s time to throw off those long coats, put on your shorts and enjoy that sunshine. Sun exposure is a natural feature of daily life during the summer months and essential for maintaining healthy levels of vitamin D. You do however need to be careful that you do not expose your skin to too much sun. Apart from the increased risk of various types of skin cancer, excessive sun exposure will prematurely age your skin. So what can you do to prevent the...

Read more...

It was the first of Spring and a lovely day for meeting one of Streatham’s up and coming superstars. Streatham has both a historical and contemporary forte for attracting quality musical and literary personalities across the spectrum from Dr Johnson to Dave the Rapper and I’m pleased to report the current zeitgeist does not disappoint. In a quiet, lush and surprisingly large garden in south Streatham, I had the privilege of interviewing Elizabeth S Moore (or “Lizzie” as she introduced herself) for this piece and meeting her husband and her son. Her first book, “The Man on the Middle Floor...

Read more...

Heart Streatham articles

Image of Metropolitan Police logo

In response to incidents of concern, most of which have occurred in the central and northern wards of the borough, a Section 60 Order (Criminal...

Photo of Lorn Joseph and friend; Lorn will run the London Marathon in memory of her dad

On 22 April this year, 40,000 runners will line up at the iconic start line in Greenwich to begin their 26.2 mile run around the streets of London...

Photo of Cllr Kazantzis at a Streatham flytipping site

 

Last month we published the response we got to a Freedom of Information Act (FoI) request for Lambeth to send us the number of fines and...

Image of inStreatham BID banner on Streatham High Road

The Streatham Police Base update – We attended the public meeting on the future of the Police Base and learned some very interesting detail....

Image of Metropolitan Police logo

It’s been a busy month already this autumn. Our officers seized another dangerous weapon potentially saving a life. They had responded to an...

Photo of Sherika Sherard with Seal after busking on the South Bank

When you next see someone on the news, in the papers, on Facebook or wherever, launch into a jeremiad about all that’s wrong with the today’s...

Image of (Re)Discover Streatham event branding

Normally we feature a roundup of local events and happenings we attended in the previous month since the last magazine hit the letterbox. This...

Streatham Police base

We reported some months ago that the Streatham Police Base was under threat. This was disparaged on social media,...

We were very pleased to meet our new area police inspector for the Streatham area Teresa Hubbard this summer. We caught up with her over the...

You’ve probably heard the name “Kardashian” a couple of times if you’ve every picked up a newspaper or checked your social media feeds. After a...

Image of possibly illegally banned right hand turn into Hopton Road

Streatham residents have been forced to take long diversions to get to their homes because Transport for London with the support of Lambeth...

Photo of the So and So Arts Club's presentation of Women at War

The So and So Arts Club is proud to present the Women and War Exodus festival  at the beautiful Streatham Hill Theatre, where we hope to one day...