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Information about Streatham, Streatham civic society and the Streatham area.

FreeSport grants available

people exercising

FreeSport in association with Coca-Cola Zero ParkLives is part of the Mayor of London’s sport legacy programme. It enables organisations and community groups of all shapes and sizes to apply for grants of between £400 and £1,500 to run FREE sports activities for Londoners.

Applications are straight forward and we have lots of information for those who may never have applied for a grant before. FreeSport is about inspiring people of all ages and abilities to try a new sport and promote active lifestyles.

To be eligible for FreeSport funding your project must: ​

Streatham Action opposes planning extension to LED billboards

Photo of bright and strongly opposed LED billboard in the Streatham Common Conservation Area

Letter to London Borough of Lambeth Planning Department:

I write to you as the chair of Streatham Action, the Streatham Area civic forum. Streatham Action represents the 65,000 or so residents living in Streatham, other people who come here regularly to work and those who come to the area for entertainment, shopping or to visit for other reasons.

The Good Cause Dragons Den

Image of promootional flyer for Streatham Action Good Causes Dragons Den

After Streatham Action's highly successful Youth Dragons Den in 2013, with participating teams from Lambeth Academy, Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College and Wilson's School, we have been funded again by the Lambeth Forums Network to expand the format with more money and wider participation.

We are specifically seeking participation from individuals, groups or teams, from the local area which meet the following criteria:

Rookery Cafe to Close

Rookery Cafe Streatham Common

Rookery Cafe to become vacant. New tenant required.

Cllr Jane Edbrooke announced at SCCoop's AGM (8/10/15)  that the council and the current Rookery Cafe tenants have been unable to reach an agreement on the terms of a new lease. The popular cafe wil be vacated by the middle of November.