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Streatham Rookery Christmas Fair & Market

<p>This Sunday 9th Dec is the annual Rookery Christmas Fair and Market - at the top of Streatham Common. Open from 11.30am - 4.30pm with over 40 gift stalls, hot food, mulled wine and our onsite brewers Inkspot, who will be providing beers and ales.</p> <p>Come and toast a marshmallow, visit Santa in his grotto at the bottom of the garden, listen to live music at our buskers corner or do some arts and crafts in the Big Top Cafe.</p> <p>A great day for everyone.</p> <p></p>

Remembrance Sunday 2018 - Streatham Civic Service of Remembrance

The first world war ended 100 years ago. If you wish to remember those who died, pay your respects to those who fought and honour those who survived, then come to the Service of Remembrance at Streatham War Memorial on the corner of the High Road and Streatham Common North Side at 10.30 on Sunday 11th November 2018. 

As in previous years, a wide variety of local community groups have been invited to attend.

FREE Ecological Tour

Ecological Tour (29th of September, 12pm)

An ecological tour in the wonderful Hill Side Gardens Park 

Want to learn about the trees, plans, and the diversity in our wonderful Hillside Gardens Park alongside other nice people?

Then come along on  Saturday the 29th to the outside gym at noon.

Free! Fun! Learning! Everyone welcome! Let's hope the weather behaves. 

Streatham Jobs Fair

Are you 14-24, looking for a job, career advise or internship? Come and meet local businesses and voluntary groups that can help you find your first or next job locally. Saturday 29th of September from 1pm to 4pm at the Gracefield Gardens Health Centre - Hosted by Streatham Youth and Community Trust and Streatham Action -Meet employers with local jobs in a variety of sectors - Free advise and help with application forms and CVs - Help with interview techniques

Knife crime and violence in London – what we learned from the public meeting

Metropolitan Police weapons sweep

A few weeks ago, Streatham Action hosted a public meeting on violence and knife crime in London, and particularly in the area around Streatham. In our last issue Streatham Action  said there were three questions the meeting panelists needed to answer – why was there a rise  in violent crime, what were the authorities doing about it and what could we the public do additionally to protect ourselves and our community?