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Streatham festival season is almost over

As we draw closer to the end of summer, we are also rounding up on Streathams' Summer Season Festival Time. This summer, we've had an array of events from Streatham Food Festival to Love Streatham Family Fun Days and to finish it all up, we have the Streatham free film festival coming up next month from the 16th - 23rd September 2017.

The free film festival sees some great films being shown this year including La La Land 

Business rates increases are happening right now. Do you know how it will affect you?

Visit the website below and enter your postcode to check your current liability and the increases scheduled for April 2017:

 
https://www.gov.uk/correct-your-business-rates
 
We are organizing an event to help business owners to find out about:

*What are the increases
 
*How Business Rates are calculated and what they cover.
 
*How to appeal your increase if you think its incorrect
 
*What transitional and small business reliefs are available 

Reducing Crime and Anti Social behavior

InStreatham BID is continuing to deliver for Streatham and work through the list of pledges that it made to businesses when it went to ballot in 2013. 

Working towards reducing crime and anti social behavior,  YOU, the businesses of Streatham, now fund two additional police officers who patrol Streatham High Road dedicated to tackling crime in our area. 

And we are pleased to report its working! 

Helps us with the crowdfunding for the Streatham Festival!

Streatham Festival delivers high quality, inclusive and accessible arts & cultural events that bring communities together to celebrate Streatham. The festival is in its 15th year and is run entirely by volunteers hard all year long to organise and deliver a great festival for our community. We aim to celebrate local talent and encourage imaginative use of different venues across Streatham. We support and engage with local shops and businesses by promoting them through events, to encourage footfall, customer spend and repeat visits.

Summer Season 2017 inStreatham! Upcoming events:

Streatham Free Film Festival   16 - 23 September 

Streatham Free Film Festival is a volunteer-led project creating pop up cinemas in Streatham's best public spaces and venues. 

It brings people together to enjoy free cinema and celebrate their local neighbourhood. Formed in 2015, the festival now runs over 1 week each September. It showcases the best in new releases, foreign film, inspiring documentaries, family favourites and future classics, as well as a shorts programme, film making competition and industry talks.

 

InStreatham AGM - September 22nd 2015

Please come along to our 2015 AGM and have your say about Streatham!

All levy payers and BID members should now have received their invite to our annual general meeting happening in just over two weeks time.

The meeting will take place from 5.30-7.00pm at Gracefield Gardens Health & Social Centre, 2-4 Gracefield Gardens, Streatham SW16 2ST

If you cannot attend but would like to send a colleague to attend on your behalf please find the necessary proxy form included below which needs to be submitted 48 hours before the meeting (email is fine).

Even our voids are vibrant!!

Have you joined in with our new campaign in Streatham?  

inStreatham BID has teamed up with beep studio to bring the streets of Streatham to life with a number of creative bespoke artworks that celebrate famous Streatham residents, through a trail of paintings on the outside of the high roads vacant shops.

Streatham boasts THE longest stretch of continuous high street in Europe! Our aim is to get people exploring and enjoying what it has to offer.

Naomi Campbell - Shoe - 111 Streatham Hill

InStreatham Lights up the Town this Christmas

Streatham will be bathed in beautiful white light this Christmas, with magical Christmas decorations transforming our famously long High Road and Streatham Green.  The lights are being officially switched on at Streatham Green/Babington Road, near the Manor Arms pub on Saturday 6th December between 4 and 5pm. 

Expect a big show of pretty festoon and fairy lighting, a beautiful Christmas tree and a festive Farmers Market to create a wonderfully atmospheric event to kick start Christmas.   

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