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Petition against the Streatham ice rink move launched

Petition against the Streatham ice rink move launched

A group of concerned people have started a petition against the temporary move of the Streatham ice rink to the Brixton Pope’s Road car park site. The petition is here, and at the time of writing had already attracted well over 200 signatures.It looks like it’s been up and running for nine days, but we [...]

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Streatham Megabowl development delayed by economy

Streatham Megabowl development delayed by economy

The development of the Megabowl building on Streatham Hill is going to have to wait, says the developer – because the banks just aren’t lending. ‘Economic conditions’ blamed for Streatham Hill Megabowl delay (From Your Local Guardian): Redefine International, the developer behind the major residential and retail development on the Caesars and Megabowl site, said [...]

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Brockwell Park and Streatham fireworks up in smoke

We’ve been dreading this day since we moved to Lambeth frankly, and not it has come: Free firework displays on Streatham Common and Brockwell Park axed in bid to save cash (From Streatham Guardian): Lambeth Council announced on Thursday Brockwell Park and Streatham Common displays will not go ahead on November 5 due to “financial considerations.” [...]

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Traffic chaos expected in Streatham

Traffic is never exactly free-flowing through Streatham, but this week it’s going to get a lot, lot worse. Ambleside Avenue, part of the gyratory system at the bottom of the hill, is being closed for roadworks. Traffic jams expected as Ambleside Avenue closes for 15 weeks (From Streatham Guardian): “Due to this work, Ambleside Avenue [...]

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Robbins: Keith Hill has “refused his knighthood”

If this is true, it’s a story to warm the cockles of South London Old Labour hearts: Former Streatham MP Keith Hill has written to the PM to refuse his knighthood. Good on him. Arise, plain Keith. via Twitter / Cllr Pete Robbins: Former Streatham MP Keith ….

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Streatham’s envy-inducing High Road

Streathamites take heed. Your High Road is a pearl in the economic crown: Town centre manager Angelina Purcell said the number of void units had dropped from 82 to 30 in the past year. She said: “We are the envy of other town centres that have struggled through the recession.” via Streatham the “envy of [...]

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