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The inStreatham Business Improvement District is here to make the Streatham Town Centre a lively, attractive shopping destination and a safe, desirable place for people to enjoy the night-life. The inStreatham Board is now preparing to re-ballot based on their work completing their 2020 vision for the area. Read about the good news happening locally...

Cuppa with a Copper

As part of Lambeth's and the Metropolitan Police' strategy to working better with the community to target crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB), this year they introduced ‘A cuppa with a copper’sessions for people to drop in and discuss any concerns they have in their respective communities. These are informal sessions designed for any members of the community to speak to local police officers face to face to report ASB, raise local concerns and enjoy a cuppa in a relaxed environment.

Business rates Event

Rising Rents and Business Rates are damaging the mix of independent shops on our high streets.

They are forcing some of us to relocate, cut back on local staff or the services our customers need. They will force some of us to close.
We want to work with decision makers to ensure that our businesses can thrive, not just survive!

Please join us on Wednesday 12th September from 7:45pm - 9:30pm
At: The Portico Gallery, 23a Knights Hill, West Norwood, SE27 0HS

At this event we will:

Jobs Fair: Would you like some help filling your existing vacancies?

Streatham Youth Community Trust (SYCT) is to host a jobs fair on the 29th of September.

Streatham Youth Community Trust is a charity dedicated to meeting the needs of local young people through the provision of a wide range of activities in education and training, personal development and support for disadvantaged groups. Young local leaders have suggested that a jobs fair be organised specifically for young people looking for part time, seasonal and entry level jobs. It is estimated that there are currently 492,000 young people aged 16-24 who are unemployed and approximately.

Cleaner Air in Streatham Hill - How can you help?

CLEANER AIR VILLAGES

Our seminar with Cross River Partnerships on July 30th focused on how businesses can work together to reduce air pollution on Streatham Hill. The project, which is funded by central government, was set up to hear local views about deliveries of goods and services in the area, what works and what doesn’t and how potential solutions could look like.

Local business help and volunteers needed at St Michael's Fellowship

Local charity St Michael’s Fellowship is asking local people to donate any spare packs of nappies they have to help them support local families in need.

“We know lots of parents, grandparents and carers might have spare packets they no longer need lying around in bottom drawers and the back of cupboards. Nappies are really expensive and make a huge difference to a family’s budget.” Says Hillary Box the charity’s fundraising manager.

Streatham Film Festival

A not for profit, volunteer-powered pop-up cinema, Streatham Free Film Festival puts on a fantastic array of films over the summer season, some inside and if the weather is right, some under the night sky.  It’s a magical time and the best part, it’s all FREE!!

For updates, click here

Download the programme below.

Highlights from our Social media workshop and summer social

The third monthly BID Buisness Development programme took place on July 18th, 2018.

Thank you to everyone that attened and to everyone that made it a success!

Kapow Network kicked off the presnetation with an intriguing demonstration before social media expert Emma delivered all the tips 'n' tricks to help grow your business digitally. Businesses discovered they can utilise their social media platforms to engage with more customers.

Streatham Business Awards is back for 2018!

Entries to the 2018 Streatham Business Awards are now open!

The Streatham Business Awards are back again this year. On the 30th of October, our independent judging panel will be announcing businesses that make a positive difference to Streatham and the people that live here, as well as showing good business sense.

This year we have a total of nine categories, listed below:

Babington Road

 

If you’ve been around Babington plaza recently, you’ll have noticed a new addition to the area. InStreatham and Lambeth Council recently came together to develop a few eye-catching planters that were installed across the plaza. This is to help introduce safe driving in the area and boost the scenery.

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