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!

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The Streatham Police Base update – We attended the public meeting on the future of the Police Base and learned some very interesting detail. Firstly the Police Base will not be closed but will remain a base for neighbourhood police to use for shift work. This is because the lease signed 8 years ago has 7 years left to run thus the base will remain used until at least 2024. The front counter, however, requires staffing. We pointed out to the Mayor’s Office for Police and Crime (MOPAC) representative there that opening from 5-10pm evenings would cost far less and receive far more footfall (...

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It’s been a busy month already this autumn. Our officers seized another dangerous weapon potentially saving a life. They had responded to an emergency call to Police about a pending fight when they were able to take a knife with a 10-inch blade off the street, and probably just in the nick of time.

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Later in the month, PC's Collette Daoud,Vincente, Therza-Gonzales and Sam Aston...

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Heart Streatham articles

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...

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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...

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

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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...

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Last year DOLPH were approached by the staff at Sunnyhill Primary School to come up with a project as part of their Art Week at the end of Term 3...

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Homecooks is a new project to connect Streatham's older residents with their neighbours founded by Streatham resident, Hattie Lambrou.

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By: Hannah Northedge

I moved to Gipsy Hill from Lewisham five years ago and I've been enjoying exploring the surrounding areas ever since...

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No doubt you have looked westward from Streatham Common to view the expanse of the Wandle Valley and the misty shapes of the North Downs beyond....

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By: Alexander Vine of Divine Property Search

Chaos, destruction... a mess. Words that described the election, depending...