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Illustrated talk: Five local artists, Woodlawns Centre, Nov 18

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Flemming runs for Streatham – and Newman gives his backing

Alisa Flemming, the Croydon council cabinet member who was in charge of the borough’s children’s services when they descended into a dangerously “inadequate” state, as judged by Ofsted inspectors, is now looking to advance her own political career by running … Continue reading

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Fanfare for the Common man, and here’s a toast to two ‘saints’

WANDLE WANDERER: Our non-resident rambler KEN TOWL is off on his travels again, but he hasn’t had to venture very far afield to discover some overlooked treasures St Reatham is not, of course, a church named after a saint, but … Continue reading

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Streatham Society Guided Tours of Henry Tate Gardens, Sep 2

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Kisstory music festival, Streatham Common, Jul 21

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Streatham ice hockey, home games in January

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Ice hockey team swaps controversial title for handgun name

South London’s leading ice hockey team goes into the new season having dropped its controversial nickname. Streatham have decided to abandon “Redskins”, which has been part of the club’s nomenclature for more than 40 years, but which today is widely … Continue reading

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Streatham Common 18th annual kite day, May 15

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Streatham v Chelmsford ice hockey cup final, Mar 26

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Streatham ice hockey: complete 2015-2016 fixture list

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MP Reed clings to shadow job under ‘unelectable’ Corbyn

Never let it be said that Steve Reed OBE isn’t a… hmm… let’s call him a pragmatic politician. Although many others might regard him as a political chameleon or, worse, a hypocrite. Just a few weeks after declaring that Jeremy … Continue reading

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Ice hockey season underway at Streatham on Sunday

The ice hockey season gets underway in earnest this weekend, with south London’s team, at Streatham, playing their first home fixture against Bracknell Hornets on Sunday, face-off at 6.45pm.

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17th annual Streatham Common Kite Day, June 21

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Maynard’s men start to turn things round with derby win

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Surrey 2 is the lowest of the RFU’s leagues involving local clubs’ first XVs, but it is showing how readily fortunes may change. Last year, Thornton Heath-based Streatham-Croydon, one of south London’s senior clubs from the “old days” … Continue reading

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Streatham Crewe heads to Trinidad for a new scrum

Charlie Crewe, Streatham-Croydon’s scrum half, is to spend the summer playing rugby with Trinidadian champions Harvard. Crewe was put in touch with Harvard on the recommendation of club captain Garvin Toussaint, a former Harvard player. Harvard are the Trinidad and … Continue reading

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Ooo errr, missus: Music Hall jokes return to Streatham

Up the A23 in Streatham, the bill-writer for the South London Press must have been on a Frankie Howerd fan club weekend.

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Streatham-Croydon dig in for the future at Frant Road

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Redevelopment work on Streatham-Croydon’s stand and changing rooms has begun in earnest at Frant Road this week following a “breaking the ground” ceremony after the last home league game of the season against Old Rutlishians. Steve O’Connell, the … Continue reading

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No wooden performances, but carpenter was star of the show

A farce in Croydon involving someone called “Gavin”? The lure of the greasepaint and the smell of the crowd proved irresistible for our arts correspondent, BELLA BARTOCK Farce requires great timing, precise pace and some well-functioning doors. In the case … Continue reading

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End of an era sees Streatham Redskins put on ice

Another local amenity closed down last week, after 80 years of delighting the people of Croydon, whether they enjoyed ice skating or seeing what was once Britain’s leading ice hockey team. ANDREW PELLING witnessed a piece of sad history Another … Continue reading

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Historic rugby fixture that plays for ghoulish trophy

It is possibly the most ghoulish trophy in world sport, the sort of thing that Damian Hirst might have devised if he’d been asked. The Skull and Goalposts is the trophy contested between Streatham-Croydon and Esher rugby clubs, with the … Continue reading

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